Harry Unruh's 1969 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

First purchased August 1, 1969 ... 
Re-purchased 40 years later, August 15, 2009 ... 
Restoration completed July 15, 2011.

*  Vendors & Suppliers

This section will list the commercial vendors that I used to procure the various parts from.

Additionally, I also obtained numerous used parts from various different private parts collectors and suppliers which I won't list here, other than fellow FordNutz Cougar Club member Kim Friesen who has a wealth of used 1969 - 1970 Cougar parts and is always kind enough to provide last minute help.

1. West Coast Classic Cougars  (http://www.westcoastclassiccougarinc.com/)  supplied the majority of the miscellaneous parts needed, both new and used.
Don Rush has as usual been most helpful in recommending & supplying the correct parts, also giving advice on what was used in 1969. 

2. Millennium Mustang Parts  (or Nostalgia Speed) ( http://www.millenniummustang.com/millennium.htm ) also supplied many parts needed;
Jeff was most helpful with the rear Leaf Springs order (a bit of a challenge getting the correct arch).

3. Ken's Cougars ( http://kenscougars.com/ ) supplied the custom made Seat Upholstery.

4. John's Classic Cougars ( http://www.johnsclassiccougars.com/default.asp ) also suppled some specific items:

- Front Chin Spoiler
- NOS set of Wheel Trim Rings

5. Burton Antique Auto Parts ( http://www.burtonantiqueautoparts.com/ ) supplied the custom made stainless steel Rocker Panel Mouldings

6. The Carburetor Doctor ( http://www.carbkitsource.com/ ) did the concours quality Carburetor Rebuild

7. Lordco Auto Parts ( http://www.lordco.com/ ) also supplied various miscellaneous parts

8. Mustangs Unlimited ( http://www.mustangsunlimited.com/ ) also supplied various miscellaneous parts

9. Marti Auto Works ( http://www.martiauto.com/index.cfm ) for supplying the various documentation and tags related to this car

10. AMK Productshttp://www.amkproducts.com/ ) supplied various uniquely correct fasteners 

11. Omicron Clock  ( http://www.omicronclock.com/viewstore2.aspx?page=home ) supplied the rebuilt OEM Clock Movement

12. Specialty Plating ( http://www.specialtyplating.com/index.asp ) did all the chrome replating at a very reasonable price.




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