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.
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
Mercury Marauder Goes Wide Open with GoProHD
Selected WOT scenes from some GoPro adventures.
2003 Mercury Marauder 300A, 307rwhp, 315 ftlbs
Kooks LT headers, Catted X-Pipe, AT2525 Mufflers with Mandrel bent
JLT CAI, FRPP 4:10 gears, Dyno tune, Sparta Control Arms &
Watts Links, Addco Front & Rear Sway bars, Moog springs, 18x9" rim with
245/40-18 Nitto NT555 up front, 18x10" rim with 275/40/18 Nitto NT555 in
More back road footage can be posted if people are interested.
2004 Mercury Marauder Eaton Swap TEARDOWN
Documenting the Eaton Swap on my Marauder from the summer of 2013. Took
many pics during the process, this video is focusing on the teardown. Will
upload the build portions of the swap in other videos.
1956 CAR COMMERCIAL MERCURY
1956 public domain television commercial for the 1956 Mercury featuring
legendary newspaper columnist and game show host, Ed Sullivan.
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shows on DVD -- plus original movie posters, autographs and collectables --
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