Mercury Marauder vs. Mustang
12.4 @ 116mph. 10-12-08 @ MMM 75 or so degrees out. Still on street tires,
so first gear is 1/2 throttle till about 4500rpm, then 3/4 throttle till I
get to second gear. Car is an 03 Marauder with a VT 324 big bore stroker,
Paxton Novi 2000, American Racing long tube headers, quite a but more but
I'm too lazy to type it all.
Rat Rod Custom 1950 Mercury Rescue! - Roadkill Episode 21
It's always a good idea to buy a car off the Internet sight-unseen, right?
That's what a friend-of-a-friend of Roadkill did with the kustom Merc—and
maybe he made an even worse decision when he allowed Freiburger and
Finnegan to wrench on the thing and deliver it to him. This deal was set up
by a Roadkill fan, Jim Norman of Norman Vinyards in Paso Robles,
California. The road trip involves the '69 El Camino from Episode 4, The
Dog from Episodes 4 and 17, lots of burnouts with the guys from Hot Rod
Ranch - http://www.hotrodranchcustoms.com - and plenty of fun with Alex
Gambino of Gambino Kustoms - http://www.facebook.com/gambino.kustoms
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