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1970 Cougar Eliminator
Hertz Rent-a-Racer


Marti Report Verified Eliminator

1 of 100 Hertz '70 Eliminators
Original Window Sticker Docs

Factory Equipped Sun Roof
Factory Air Conditioning
Factory M-Code 351 4 Barrel
Upgraded C6 Automatic Transmission
Factory Power Disc Brakes
Rebuilt 9" 3.00 True Track Posi

As far as rarity goes it is really hard to beat the Cougar Eliminators with only 2268 examples made for 1970. This one is one of the 100 models Hertz custom ordered for their fleet of Rent-a-Racers. Only Hertz Eliminators received the Power Sunroof making them highly prized. This example underwent a receipt documented restoration with over 800 hours spent in total. There are only 100 reported miles on the restoration of this Hertz Rent-a-Racer. A large file of invoices & receipts document the work. 

The paint on this Eliminator is in excellent shape especially considering its nearly 10 years old. A testament to the quality of the paint as well as the integrity of the body. The bright trim is in excellent condition as well. The panels line up well and the doors open and close nicely.  

This car was actually built to be driven so there are some non-correct components, the final product would easily out-perform the original. The undercarriage was shot with what appears to be Raptor, a tough and versatile bedliner style coating. The trunk was shot with it as well making for easy clean up and dramatically improved corrosion resistance. 

Inside the interior restoration came out beautifully. The seats were done in black Comfort Weave with new seat  buns. They are just as comfortable as they are good looking. was restored using components from West Coast Classic Cougars and a few other well known vendors.

Under the hood the 351 Cleveland has the 'Quench' cylinder heads with an aluminum intake manifold, a Holley 735cfm carburetor off of a '71 429 SCJ, a 1972 Cobra Jet block, electronic ignition and a performance camshaft. The engine runs excellent. Unfortunately we didn't get any engine or transmission receipt documentation.

All Hertz Eliminators came equipped with Air Conditioning. The AC in this car was upgraded with a modern compressor to run reliably on modern 134 refrigerant. It was just serviced and blows ice cold. 

The suspension was rebuilt with quality reproduction components. The sway bar in the rear was upgraded with a 7/8" sway bar as well.

The tires & wheels were just installed. They are the correct Cougar specific 14x7 Styled Steel Wheels from Specialty Wheel with Cooper Cobra 225 70 14 tires.


VIN: 0F91M5375578
For Washington State residents only, A documentary service fee in an amount up to $150 may be added to the purchase price or capitalized cost.

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