In his quest for one matching number example of each color Boss 9, Les Baer has already accumulated 10 picture-perfect examples. LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)! Before getting into Al Rogers’ excellent story (and photos) about Les Baer and his passion for Boss 429 Mustangs, LES BAER: AN AFFAIR WITH THE BOSS (9)!, here’s some background history on the engine, car, and why Ford built its unique Mustang Supercar. Ford never had a true business case for building a Boss 429 Mustang and t...Read More
RARE FIND: ’69 S-CODE BOSS 429 MUSTANG!
Al Rogers documents the locating and restoration of an early production Boss 429 Mustang with its born-with S-Code, NASCAR style 429 engine. It’s a legendary kind of story for a legendary kind of Mustang. Amazingly, in 2012, an original, well-preserved ‘69 Boss 429 Mustang is rescued from a garage in Montana, where it had been stowed away for 37 years. According to documented records, this rare musclecar last appeared in public in 1979. In 2015, nearly three years later, the concours-restored t...Read More
COUGAR ELIMINATOR: RARE 428 SUPER COBRA JET!
Rare ’70 Cougar Eliminator has all the right stuff: Top performance 428 SCJ engine with dealer-installed upgrades and special order black paint. Back in 1983, when Jay Williams was cruising to college in a swaggering ‘69 Mercury Cougar Eliminator, die-hard car guys joined clubs to meet up with like-minded gearheads. Club publications were where they got their news and leads on potential purchases. It’s also how Jay Williams first came upon this hyper-rare ebony ‘70 Mercury Cougar Eliminator wit...Read More