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SORC 2012 1973 Mercury Montego GT

This is something of a tribute video to Chris Bischof's video that got me really excited about this race way back in 2003. My average on the northbound leg was 90.004 mph, which was good enough for second place in the class, but my average of 89.722 on the return leg resulted in a 9th place finish.


 


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Montego GT test-n-tune at High Plains Raceway
Test & tune session in preparation for the 2012 SORC.





Loup 2 Loup 2012 North - 85 mph Class, Car 43 - Sandhills Open Road Challenge
1986 Pontiac 2+2 at the Inaugural Loup 2 Loup Open Road Race, now part of the Sandhills Open Road Challenge. This was our 11th year competing in the SORC, but we have never been in an Open Road race with only a 120 mph tech speed, so of course, we broke tech.





1972 Mercury montego GT
Our 72 Montego Gt thats awaiting restoration. This car was suppose to be the 72 cyclone spoiler GT but Mercury changed their minds and made it the Montego GT. Most came with bench seats and 302 small blocks.This one is rare with the hounds tooth bucket seat interior which is white with black carpet, console and rallye dash.It had the rare rim blow steering wheel which has long since disappeared a long time ago. Also this one has the rare 351 Cobra Jet Motor option. I cant find any info on the half white vinyl top. its the only one ive ever seen this way. There is not another one like this on the Montego Gt registry website.Its quite possible it might be one of one which would make it the only one with this vinyl top option.Please dont ask me if you can buy it. Its not for sale now or in the future.





Mercury Montego MX 1970
Rimbert från Arlöv med sin Mercury Montego MX -70. Gillar du fart är detta bilen för dig!





1973 Mercury Montego MX
This Montego is FOR SALE (to help fund my Montego GT frame-off) See pics and info - Google Attitude Custom Painting I finished painting this in Jan 2013. Removed the hood, deck, all trim, bumpers, and doors. All panels were stripped and bodyworked (not much bodywork needed). Painted 2013 Toyota/Lexus Sunset Bronze Mica (runs $900+ a gallon). I also sent out the w/o and v-top mouldings and had all orig clearcoat removed. Then they were polished. New non-padded top. Sprayed the 1/4" stripe on the v-top moldings black bc/cc. The Montego has a 400 2v completely stock. The car runs and drives great. Currently has 95K miles Lots of Progress Pics at Attitude Custom Painting .com (remove spaces)





SORC Loup 2 Loup Open Road Race North leg (First Look)
First look at the North leg of the new "Loup 2 Loup Open Road Race" that will have its inaugural run on August 9th, 2012 as part of the Sandhills Open Road Challenge. The North leg will challenge you with 23 corners in the first 6 miles of racing and most of them blind corners to make it even more challenging. For more information go to http://www.sorcrace.com





SOLD 1950 Mercury Coupe Hot Rod for sale by Corvette Mike Anaheim California 92807
1950 Mercury Custom Coupe Candy Apple Red w/White interior. If you get a bunch of gearheads in a room together and they get to talking about what the ultimate hot rod is, inevitably there will be three constants on the list; the '32 Ford Hi Boy Roadster, the '32 Ford 3 window coupe and the subject of this ad; the iconic '50 Merc coupe. The quintessential lead sled; the Merc defined the full bodied hot rod in the '50's. Its flowing lines were a vast canvas on which customizers could practice what was a fairly new art form back in the late '40's, early 50's. Chopped, channeled, frenched and decked. That's what you did if you wanted your Merc to stand out in a crowd! And the sled being offered here does that in spades! Designed to emulate customs made famous by legends like Sam and George Barris, Gene Winfield and many others, this rolling piece of art has all of the elements mentioned above, in addition to being wrapped in stunning Candy Apple Red paint, white tuck and roll interior with a multi-carb'd Flathead under the hood! Held in a vast private collection consisting of only the finest custom automobiles, the work was done by Steve's Auto Restorations using elements of Chevrolet, Pontiac, Cadillac, Olds & Kaiser. The hardtop body has no "B" pillar, the headlights have been "Frenched", hood corners have been rounded and of course it wouldn't be a '50's custom without Appleton spots! The interior features white "Tuck and Roll", laminated plastic knobs and a '57 Olds steering wheel, power steering, a hidden audio system and solenoid operated doors, windows and trunk The business end features a full dress Motorhead City 1950 Flathead engine featuring an Offenhauser intake and heads and three Stromberg '97 carbs. House of Color supplied the Candy Apple over Gold exterior and "Von Dutch" style pinstriping. Wides whites with full Cadillac wheel covers completes the deal! It's an investment grade custom that spells upside in it's fortunate new owners future. It was good enough for James Dean! Stk #N/A





Sandhills Open Road Challenge 2012, Southbound
Noble M400, 110.229 avg. MPH 26.6 miles, Arnold,NE 140MPH tech speed





Sand Hills Open Road Challenge 2012 - Mile Shoot Out Cars & Crowd
Take a look at the cars and crowd at the Mile Shoot Out at the 2012 Sand Hills Open Road Challenge





AMXess at Sandhills Open Road Challenge 2012 - Northbound leg
Here's the northbound leg of the Sand Hills Open Road Challenge we did this weekend. AMXess also won the mile shootout - a measurement of consistency over the standing mile. We ran 147.3, 147.3 and 147.0 in our three measured runs!





1968 Mercury Montego 302 V8 Coupe
Hampton RV Trailer & Auto Sales & Service 52 Hampton House Road Newton, NJ 07860 973-300-0774 http://www.HamtonRV.com





1950 Mercury Lead Sled Test Drive Classic Muscle Car for Sale in MI Vanguard Motor Sales
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! VIN 50LA37308M "Lil Darlin" comes with a full size display of features for car shows, several plaques from the James Dean Car Shows, and a book of photographs from the build. This car is autographed by George Barris on the firewall! Mechanics 350ci Chevy Engine 350 turbo Transmission Chrome Alternator 3 Single Throat Carbs Exhaust Manifolds A/C Steel Braided Hoses Power Front Disc Brakes Power Steering Chrome Close-Out Panel Fend Aluminum Oil Pan Steering Gear is in Good Shape Newer Starter 12 Volt System GM A Body Front Sub Frame and Suspension Rebuilt Rear Springs Dual Exhaust is in Great Shape Glasspack Mufflers Period Correct Rear End Front Sway Bar Body Chopped, Nosed, Decked '55 Desoto Grill Lake Pipes Frenched in Blue Dot Taillights Frenched Antenna Frenched Headlights Spot Lights Pin-Striping in the Door Jambs Doors Fit and Operate Great Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Beautiful Chrome Trunk Popper in Dash Beautiful Custom Finished Trunk Fender Skirts Wide White Wall Firestone Tires - 205/75 Front and Rear Full Hubcaps Very Solid Frame Floorboards look to be Original Undercoating on Floorboards Rockers are Solid Body Mounts Look Great Solid Heavy Duty X Frame GM A Body Front Sub Frame and Suspension Quarters are Solid, Original Metal Interior Beautiful Rolled and Pleated Interior White Upholstery with Maroon Piping Cadillac Steering Wheel Tilt Column Beautifully Painted Dash Custom AutoMeter Gauges Beautiful Headliner Working Dome Light A/C '76 Toro Seats Wipers Work Electric Windows Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week, Including Holidays! 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.vanguardmotorsales.com





1972 MERCURY MONTEGO "Q" CODE COBRA JET 4 SPEED CAR! RARE! FROM MM AUTO CLASSICS!
Please check out http://MMAutoClassics.com for full photos and details on this rare one of a kind Mercury! Thanks, Shawn





Mercury Cars of 1949 to 1951
The Mercury car model has been around since 1939 and was introduced as a mid range priced vehicle by Edsel Ford. Cars built between 1949 and 1951, would in later years prove to be very popular amongst the Hot Rod Car Enthusiasts. They would reshape the steel to produce cars that would set a new standard for Customized Vehicles. Early model Mercury cars of 1949 to 1951 had a 90 degree V type, "L" head 8 cylinder engine with a displacement of 255.4 cubic inches. These engines put out 112 horsepower at 3600 R.P.M. Later model cars of 1955 replaced the "L" engine with the "Y" block V-8 producing between 188 and 198 horsepower dependant on the engine type for that year. This slide show is a part of a series of pictures of cars from different car shows that I've attended here in Southern California U.S.A.





1972 Mercury Montego Hardtop Red SilvSprOcala011213
Beautiful restoration! As you can see from the list in the video, some engine mods were made, but everything looks original. Cale Yarborough raced cars like this at the time. The paint and interior are perfection!





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