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Mercury Marquis 1972.AVI

my Mercury Marquis Brougham 1972. i bought on e bay without viewing it :) .i drove it back home 300 miles and it didnt miss a bit :) great car to drive.in nov i did 1000 miles non stop drive from london to poland .it was so much fun . soon it will get a new paint job and new vinyl roof (if only i menage to get one .) few weeks after 3 months in storage in -18 outside i started it up.engine start first time :))


 


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