Came across this pair of poor. neglected XR7s on my local craigslist.

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Ads quoted for CP Posterity, green first:

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1995 Mercury Cougar XR7 – Deep Jewel Green Metallic w/ Green Interior - $2000

over 100,000 miles –V8 4.6L

Clean title with sale / Service was maintained meticulously when driven
- Body damage on driver side behind door /Was running prior to taken off the road /Some parts such as brake calipers and ignition coils have been taken off.
- Good car to restore and drive or for parts car
- Car will need to be towed home.

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White one’s description:

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1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 – Performance Pearl White w/ Tan Interior - $3000

over 100,000 miles – V8 4.6L

Clean title with sale / Service was maintained meticulously when driven
- Needs new fuel pump (which I have) / put on exhaust (which I have) that was stock / needs new wire for speedometer.
- Engine ran strong / transmission and rear end were rebuilt approximately 5,000 miles prior to
taken off the road. Stock spoiler on rear.
- I have another set of rims with new tires mounted on it P225-60-16 matching sport rims
- No body damage, just needs to be cleaned up due to it sitting for a while
- Good solid car to clean up and restore to driving condition
- Will need to be towed to take home

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Both ads end with “I don’t need help selling it. Leave your tel number and tell me a good time to reach you. All others will be ignored.”

So he wants a combined $5,000 for these two shitheaps. I think he’ll be lucky to get $500 for the pair.

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