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.
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+
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)
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
1970 Mercury Montego MX
This is my 1970 mercury montego mx project car. It has a 302 V8 ,runs and
drives like a top. I got this car about a month ago and started stripping
it down for paint right away. It has 82000 miles on, all original. I will
keep you guys posted on the status of it. Thanks for viewing
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
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
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.
Building "Reprise" - A Custom 1951 Mercury
Over the last several years Bio Kustumz has been building this '51 Merc for
Jerry Horton, the Guitarist for band Papa Roach. What started as a simple
fix-it job uncovered some devastated metal work under loads of bondo. Bio
Kustumz began hand forming each body panel, rechopped the roof and even
machined their own wheels. Reprise will be featured in the Kinetik Audio
SEMA booth this year.
Filmed-Edited by Brian Goude
Color correction by Cody Gephart
Music: Papa Roach - Forever