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85 Mercury Capri New Engine First Time Startup

Just finished building a 347 stroker for my Capri bracket car to replace the 351 Cleveland that I have been racing in several different configurations for the past 23 years. Just started it for a short time to set the timing and see if therre were any issues that needed immediate attention. The next day I did the obligatory 20 minute break in cycle at 2500 rpm and varying the rpms.


 


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1973 Mercury (Ford) Capri 2000, 4-Speed --- "The Sexy European" --- FOR SALE
1973 Mercury (Ford) Capri 2000. 4-Speed -- "The Sexy European". Factory medium brown metallic with original black vinyl roof and decor group. A museum-quality 'survivor' with only 30,175 actual miles, housed in a climate-controlled environment for the last 13 years. 2nd owner, garaged kept since purchased new in 1973, and never used as primary transportation. Photos Can Be Viewed Here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/38070621@N04/ Vehicle never smoked in, no mildew odors, no road accidents, or any rust; all original paint, trim, glass, entire interior, vinyl roof, engine, drivetrain, etc., each in outstanding condition. Normal wear items -- tires, shocks, battery, master brake cylinder, brake lines, brake components, filters, etc., replaced at 25,000 miles or periodically with FoMoCo or OEM replacement parts. Original Dunlop spare in trunk; Dunlop replacements on car in correct size. Professionally maintained by Pterodactyl Racing, a premier vintage racing organization. Currently insured/appraised by classic car insurer at $15,750 -- with historic tags. Documentation, manuals, and spares with purchase. Please note, this is not some tarted-up, so-called restoration; this vehicle drives, rides, handles and looks like a nearly new Capri, with only a few imperfections and limited modifications such as a Momo period-correct steering wheel. If you want the Capri from your past, without the expense (and headaches) of a costly restoration, this Capri is for you. Only a handful of imported European Mk. 1 Capris (1970-1973) in the U.S. are in this stunning condition. First place winner at several car shows.





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1972 Mercury Capri V6 2600 startup ......and it's for sale !
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425hp Ford 347 Stroker Small Block
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1986 Mercury Capri V6
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