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Old 04-29-2009, 08:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That 3500# weight is VERY misleading. There is lots of luxury componentry in the T-bird and Cougar of those years, and they can be put on a diet of almost 1000 lbs easily.

IIRC, I had my 1992 Cougar down to like 3000# just by removing things.
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