1973 MERCURY MARQUIS BROUGHAM - TRIPLE BLACK BEAUTY
DUSTY, DIRTY, BUT STILL LOOKING ATTRACTIVE IN IT'S TRIPLE BLACK STATE. LOOK BEYOND THE DUST AND YOU CAN SEE A BLACK LUSTRE PAINT, IT'S COMPLETE FLAWLESS BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR, AND IT'S EXCELLENT ORIGINAL BLACK VINYL ROOF. THIS BABY HAS UNDER THE HOOD EITHER A 429 OR 460 CID V-8 ENGINE AT A TIME WHEN THE FUEL CRISIS IN THE EARLY SEVENTIES WERE LOOMING. POWERFUL ENGINES WERE NEEDED TO PROPEL THIS 4,475 LB. TOP-OF-THE-LINE LUXURY MERCURY. THIS CAR WOULD HAVE A $5,151 STICKER PRICE AT THE DEALER. ONLY 22,770 TWO DOOR MARQUIS BROUGHAM HARDTOPS WERE MADE, HOWEVER, TOTAL MARQUIS MODELS - 4-DOOR SEDANS, HARDTOP SEDANS, WAGONS, AND MARQUIS WOULD AMOUNT TO 105,879. FOR THAT MANY MARQUIS MODELS MADE THIS YEAR PROVES THE POPULARITY OF MERCURYS IN '73. TOURING THIS CAR YOU MIGHT NOTICE THAT THIS EXAMPLE HAS LINCOLN WHEEL COVERS INSTEAD OF MERCURY BUT THAT THE OVERALL POTENTIAL OF THIS CAR STILL LIES WITHIN. PLUSH, EMBOSSED VINYL SEATS IN PERFECT CONDITION, WHEEL COVERS, AND PERFECT TRIM DESIGNATE THIS RARE ORIGINAL SURVIVOR AS A WINNER. Another rare and original survivor car brought to you by 55lincoln. THANKS FOR VIEWING.
1973 Mercury Marquis Brougham 429 V8
This is an old video that I found on my hard drive. I figured instead of
deleting it, I'd go ahead and post it. I thought somebody might find it
interesting. It's a 1973 Mercury Marquis Brougham, black on black, powered
by the big 429 V8, backed by an automatic trans. It's a two door luxury
cruiser for sure. It's pretty nice shape for it's age. Hope you find it
interesting....thanks for watching!
The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Organ, EP
With a jumping bass and off-beat syncopation, this is straight from
Memphis' Beale Street. The Hammond organ and electric guitar play together
as longtime friends, while the melody changes hands from guitar to organ to
electric piano. 011
Bouncy, Grooving 2010
1971 Mercury Marquis coupe for sale in Columbus, Ohio.
Too cold to be outside in this godforsaken state to be looking at cars at
this time of year, but I could not resist! Factory 429 2BBL
high-compression engine, and was told that the car will run and drive okay,
however, the gas tank would eventually need to be replaced, for it
leaks(more than likely rusted through in some places), and this is the
reason for the "temporary plumbing" with the plastic gas can under the hood
that is routed to the mechanical fuel pump, and then, of course, the
factory hard fuel line leading directly into the carb. Both rear quarter
panels are pretty badly rusted, and more than likely, both would need to be
replaced. However, the rest of the body seems solid. I was told that the
driver's side cylinder head was removed and a valve job was done, and then
the head was reinstalled with a new head gasket. Again, this was only for
the driver's side. Factory "rim-blow horn" 3-spoke sport steering wheel
with tilt, but the wheel itself needs to be restored, or at least the inner
rubber contract-strip replaced for the horn to work again, for it is
dry-rotted. The car was attempted to be started, but for about 15 minutes
and with multiple trying, no success. The steering column ignition tumbler
sticks and moves slow, but more than likely, a simple, cheap replacement of
the ignition switch, and that would solve the problem. One may speculate
on a simple greasing of the rod between the ignition switch and tumbler
assembly, but my intution tells me that it is really the 41 year-old
original ignition switch that could stand to be replaced. Lastly: YES, I
knew all along that this is a Mercury and not a Lincoln. I don't know what
possessed me to say so, but I blurted out Lincoln. Silbing rivalry anyway.
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"Lil Darlin" comes with a full size display of features for car shows,
several plaques from the James Dean Car Shows, and a book of photographs
from the build. This car is autographed by George Barris on the firewall!
350ci Chevy Engine
350 turbo Transmission
3 Single Throat Carbs
Steel Braided Hoses
Power Front Disc Brakes
Chrome Close-Out Panel
Fend Aluminum Oil Pan
Steering Gear is in Good Shape
12 Volt System
GM A Body Front Sub Frame and Suspension
Rebuilt Rear Springs
Dual Exhaust is in Great Shape
Period Correct Rear End
Front Sway Bar
Chopped, Nosed, Decked
'55 Desoto Grill
Frenched in Blue Dot Taillights
Pin-Striping in the Door Jambs
Doors Fit and Operate Great
Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid
Trunk Popper in Dash
Beautiful Custom Finished Trunk
Wide White Wall Firestone Tires - 205/75 Front and Rear
Very Solid Frame
Floorboards look to be Original
Undercoating on Floorboards
Rockers are Solid
Body Mounts Look Great
Solid Heavy Duty X Frame
GM A Body Front Sub Frame and Suspension
Quarters are Solid, Original Metal
Beautiful Rolled and Pleated Interior
White Upholstery with Maroon Piping
Cadillac Steering Wheel
Beautifully Painted Dash
Custom AutoMeter Gauges
Working Dome Light
'76 Toro Seats
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1978 Mercury Grand Marquis Video 1 Owner 6.6L 400 V8 Classic Youngtimer Lincoln Town Car Ford Sedan
78 Mercury Grand Marquis 312,000 Miles Near Mint 1 Owner 6.6L 400 Big Block
Classic Youngtimer http://www.1ownercarguy.com This is a very cool car.
Usually I like cars with really low miles but this car is sol cool because
it has 312,000 original miles on it and runs like a newer car. This is only
a 1 Owner Car and yes the miles are actual. The previous owner drove the
car back and fourth from Canada to California. You would never guess the
miles by looking at the car. The factory baby blue paint is in great shape
and has a very nice shine to it. The factory white vogue top looks great on
the car and is in about as good of shape as you will find. The body is
straight as can be and the paint is original. It has the 6.6L 400 engine
that fires right up and runs great. It has been rebuilt along with many
other things on the car. I talked to the mechanics that worked on the car
and they remembered the guy and how good he took care of his car and really
liked it. You would have to really like a car to put that many miles on it.
The car feels and handles like a newer car and just floats down the road.
The interior is in mint condition along with the rest of the car. Only the
drivers seat shows minimal wear. It looks like he was the only one that
made the trips because none of the other seats look like they hardly ever
got sat in. Everything about this car is just clean as can be. You won't
find another car like this.
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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.
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis Road Test
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS
Engine: 4.6 liter SOHC V8 (224 horsepower/275 ft. lbs. of
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
Rear Wheel Drive
City/Highway MPG: 15/23
This is a full road test of my mom's 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis, to show
how it performs in different situations, and to identify any problems that
may exist. I would normally do this after having the car in the shop for
repairs, but in this case I am driving the car around just to get a better
idea of how it feels on the road.
I drove it for about 2 hours and came away very impressed. It is
comfortable, refined, solid, and very agile. With only 224 horsepower, one would think
that it's underpowered compared to its V6 competitors. It's not. The
torquey V8 will pin you to your seat when gunned from a dead stop, and once
you're up to speed, there is always plenty of power in reserve. The big V8
has a deep, burly muscle car sound when revved, but at low RPMs it is muted
and unobtrusive in the cabin. The 4 speed automatic isn't much of a
handicap with the V8's torque curve, although it prefers not to downshift
into 1st or 2nd unless you mash the pedal to the floor. If you drive with a
light foot, and keep RPMs below 2000, you can easily attain 20+ mpg in
everyday driving situations. On the highway, the car is very efficient, due
to its tall overdrive gear that keeps the RPMs low.
The four wheel ABS disc brakes provide adequate stopping power, with
reasonably good pedal feel. Stopping distance is short in an emergency,
although the front end dives toward the ground.
The Marquis handles very well for a big car, even though it is not equipped
with the Handling Package (this option was discontinued around 2007). In
hard cornering, body roll is minimal and the Michelin tires provide plenty
of grip. The rack and pinion steering setup leaves feel somewhat numb, but
it's also pleasantly light and very accurate (especially on the highway).
Mercury obviously wanted to leave some "slop" in the steering, so the old
folks won't think they're driving a Ferrari :) If you must throw the car
around, it is safe and predictable, and can be quite fun for a boat.
Comfort is where the car really shines. The ride is very smooth, and gives
you the feeling of "floating" over bumps. This is great on the highway,
where little road imperfections are ironed out, but not so good on bumpy
back roads. If you hit potholes or man hole covers, the car pogos up and
down a couple times before settling. I enjoy this type of ride, but many
people do not. Inside, the car is very quiet, and road noise is minimal.
The leather bench seats are supremely comfortable and roomy, even after a
couple of hours.
Overall I am really pleased with how the car drives, and it just happens to
be a car I would consider buying used.
and all the Panther platform cars that have been discontinued.
The song at the beginning is Cradle of Love by Billy Idol, one of my
favorite 80s songs.
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 :))
1978 Mercury Marquis Brougham Cold-Start and Walkaround
CLICK MORE INFO AND COMMENT! I bought this car for a winter driver, but
I'm sure if I take care of the motor it will last longer that that. It
hadn't been on the road in many years, so it ran "interestingly" on the 4
hour ride home. It has a 400 CI and I believe a C6 tranny. I love driving
it, just because it is so damn big, and probably an eye sore to everyone
haha. Many people want to buy it from me to use as a demo car, but I don't
think any of these cars should be used for that...even though it would
probably kick ass...