Sunday, May 31, 2009
1984 Mercury Capri McLaren Convertible
Limited Edition with only 50 built, This one is #49. Excellent original car with only 41,000 miles. Factory equipped with a 5.0 High Output overhead valve engine. Red with tan leather interior, tan top, Recaro seats, 5 on the floor, power steering, air conditioning and Honeycomb wheels. Just the way it came off the showroom floor. A real collector car and possibly the nicest original.
Posted by Palmer at 4:34 PM
1977 MERCURY COMET COUPE
SOLD FOR $10,260
Engine Size: 302
A very original Southern California car with one repaint and one owner since new, this Mercury represents the performance standard for the time. Showing only 27,000 original miles there is a huge stack of paperwork and receipts to back up this claim. There is so much documentation for this car its too much to list but does include: the original California "pink slip", temporary registration, consumer information guide, window sticker addendum, owners manual, business card from selling dealer and miscellaneous Ford Motor Co. recall notices. Purchased new on May 29, 1977 by MS. Lucille Perkins she was able to keep very accurate maintenance records and recipts throughout her entire ownership. This Mercury is equipped with all its original drivetrain and rust free body panels as well as the following factory options: hi-output 302 V8 engine available in the Comet only, XP automatic transmission, 2.79:1 rear axle, power steering, power disc brakes, air conditioning, medium blue bucket seats, vinyl top and rally wheels. All of the factory applied ink dabs and decals are still in place as are the original "blue and gold" California license plates. Everything works on this Comet as it should and it drives superbly. A great opportunity to own and experience one of the most overlooked performance vehicles of the mid 70's. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to become the second owner ever of this rare and unique Mercury.
Posted by Palmer at 4:30 PM
1973 MERCURY COUGAR RX7 CONVERTIBLE
Engine Size: 351
Exterior Color: MED CHESTNUT METALLIC
Interior Color: WHITE
83K ACTUAL, RARE RX-7 CONVERTIBLE. ORIGINAL LEATHER INTERIOR THAT IS STILL A CRISP WHITE, THE ONLY FAULT ARE A COUPLE SMALL CRACKS ON THE ARMREST OF THE DOOR PANEL. QUALITY REPAINT IN THE ORIGINAL COLOR BACK IN 1994 AND STILL LOOKS AS GOOD AS WHEN IT LEFT THE BODY SHOP. TOP WAS REPLACED IN 1982 AND IS STILL A CRISP WHITE WITH A TIGHT FIT. ENGINE BAY IS ORIGINAL AND STILL HAS THE FACTORY DECALS AND STAMPS. AIR CONDITIONER BLOWS ICE COLD!
Options and Accessories:
POWER DISC BRAKES
AIR CONDITIONING (BLOWS COLD)
CONSOLE WITH CLOCK
RIM BLOW WHEEL
FACTORY TACH AND GAUGES
WIRE HUB CAPS
RADIAL WHITE STRIPE TIRES
AM - FM STEREO
POWER TOP WITH GLASS REAR WINDOW
Posted by Palmer at 4:20 PM
1971 MERCURY COUGAR XR-7 ONE OF 6 BUILT RARE COLOR
Engine Size: 351
Exterior Color: COMPETITION GREEN
Interior Color: BLACK LEATHER WITH WHITE TOP
ONE OF 6 BUILT. RARE CALIFORNIA CAR ORDERED NEW LOADED WITH OPTIONS FOR A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL. HIGH QUALITY, WELL PRESERVED CAR THAT HAS HAD PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION. RUST FREE CAR THAT HAS LIVED IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA UNTIL RECENT. HIGH QUALITY PAINT IN ITS RARE COLOR. 33 TOTAL BUILT IN COMPETITION GREEN AND ONLY 6 HAD A BLACK INTERIOR. DOCUMENTED BY MARTI AUTO REPORT. CHROME IS REDONE, CONVERTIBLE TOP IS RECENT AND HAS GLASS REAR WINDOW. ENGINE COMPARTMENT IS CLEAN. CURRENT OWNER REMOVED THE AC COMPRESSOR, HE FELT IT MADE IT LOOK CLUTTERED. ALL A/C PARTS INCLUDED. TRUNK COMPARTMENT IS CLEAN. HAS COMPLETE MAT, JACK AND SPARE. INTERIOR IS PRISTINE ORIGINAL CONDITION. MECHANICS ARE EXCELLENT. THE XR-7 IS A LUXURY SPORTS CAR. HAS UNIQUE FEATURES LIKE LEATHER SEATS, SEQUENTAIL TURN SIGNALS, FULL GAGUES AND EUROPEAN STYLING. THIS ONE IS EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN AND SHARP.
Posted by Palmer at 4:13 PM
1970 Mercury Cyclone GT 429 ID# 0H16C536249 1 of 248 Built! This ultra rare muscle car was just completed at a cost of $75,000 in restoration cost alone. It is 1 of 248cars with this engine & transmission codes. Powered by the numbers matching (0H536249) 429 Cobra Jet engine. Options include: C6 select shift transmission, 3:50 traction lok rear axle, power front disc brakes, am radio, bucket seats and console.
Posted by Palmer at 4:08 PM
1970 MERCURY COUGAR 4-SPEED 351 CONVERTIBLE
Engine Size: 351
Exterior Color: COMPETITION YELLOW
Interior Color: BLACK DELUXE WITH A BLACK TOP
THIS IS A VERY RARE, DOCUMENTED CAR. ALSO VERY SHARP WITH HIGHLY DESIRABLE FEATURES: 4-SPEED, AIR CONDITIONED CONVERTIBLE! FACTORY COMPETITION YELLOW, ONLY 134 MADE THIS COLOR. ONLY 64 CAME WITH STYLED WHEELS! CLAIMED TO HAVE 36,000 ORIGINAL MILES. ORIGINAL INTERIOR IS IN EXCELLENT SHAPE AND HELPS SUPPORT THE MILEAGE. PREVIOUS OWNER SPENT $6,500 REPAINT ING THE CAR. VERY STRAIGHT, GLOSSY FINISH. NEW WEATHER STRIPPING, RE-CHROMED BUMPERS. CHROME ON THE TAIL LIGHTS AND GRILL IS MINT. TOP IS REPLACED AND HAS A GLASS WINDOW. TRUNK COMPARTMENT IS PAINTED AND HAS A STYLED WHEEL SPARE. ENGINE COMPARTMENT IS VERY CLEAN. EVERYTHING WORKS FROM THE COLD AIR CONDITIONING TO THE CLOCK. EXCELLENT DRIVER. WORKING RIM BLOW HORN. NUMBERS MATCHING ENGINE.
Posted by Palmer at 4:04 PM
1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler
Final Bid: $ 20,520.00 - Scottsdale 2004
1969 Cyclone Spoiler Cayle Yarborough Special. White with Red top and stripes. This special is a numbers matching, 4 speed, rear spoiler, stainless steel exhaust, Ram-Air Fastback. One of only six "W" nose 428 Cobra-Jet cars produced. This is your chance to own a truly rare collectible muscle car. This car has appeared in magazines such as "Mustang and Ford" and "Muscle Car Review." It has been garaged for the last thirteen years, preserving the original 32,000 miles on the car. This is a serious car collectors dream.
Posted by Palmer at 4:00 PM
1969 MERCURY COUGAR CONVERTIBLE
SOLD FOR $29,160
Color: DARK GREEN WITH TAN TOP
Engine Size: 351
Very rare convertible powered by a 351/250 horsepower motor. Approximately 1 was made for every 50 Mustangs. This is a no rust southwest car and is a matching numbers. This car has been well cared for its entire life. The car has a power convertible top, hideway headlight's, center console, rear spoiler and Cragar Mag wheels. This is a very highly optioned car.
Posted by Palmer at 3:57 PM
1969 Mercury Cyclone GT Factory Drag Car
In 1995, this car was restored with extensive modifications made to the original engine by Lunati Racing out of Memphis, TN. The factory color of Competition Orange with Black Shelby stripes complimented the colors for those events. This is a matching numbers (engine, transmission and rear end) Mercury Cyclone GT Super Cobra Jet "R" Code. One of the rarest Mercury muscle cars ever built. This is 1 of 3 built according to the Ford database information provided by Marti AutoWorks of El Mirage, AZ. This report will go to the new owner. This car still has the original interior which is in excellent condition. The following is a breakdown on the work performed by Lunati: Original 428 SCJ, 1960's Holman and Moody 2x4 medium rise, 2 Edelbrock carbs, SCJ heads, Manely flow cut stainless valves. hardened guides, flow benched, Harland sharp roller rockers 1:76 ratio, 10.7:1 compression TRW pistons (.30 over bore), SCJ LeMans cap screw rods (very rare), Elgin camshaft 592-292, balanced and blueprinted by Lunati, Griffin polished aluminum radiator, Mallory and MSD ignition, C6 transmission (B&M shift kit), 5 clutch pak (only came in SCJ'S), TCI 2800rpm stall converter. 4.10 Detroit Locker rear end (Trac-Lock), 9" 31 spline rear end, rebuilt front end, gas shocks front and rear, lowered 3", increased springs in front, brake system rebuilt, 2 1/2" exhaust, 3-chamber Flowmasters, exhaust manifolds HPC coated and "Megs" stainless tips. Competition Orange factory-correct paint, black Shelby stripes in all-urethane paint (DuPont). Polished American Racing wheels with BFGoodrich T/A radial tires.
Posted by Palmer at 3:51 PM
Solid and Clean '68 Mercury Cougar Hardtop finished in stunning Lt Blue over Blue/Green Interior, Powered by its strong 289 V8, Automatic Transmission, Fully rebuilt drivetrain ~25k miles ago, Power Steering, Power Front Disc Brakes, Original California Car, Current owner purchased the car from the original owner, Looks and Drives Great!
Posted by Palmer at 3:47 PM
1968 MERCURY COUGAR COUPE
SOLD FOR $20,520
Engine Size: 302
This "Dan Gurney Special" was purchased from the original owners estate in 2003. The Kevin Marti report confirms that this Cougar was painted pink at the Ford Factory making this car an extremely rare model. It has only been driven 84,000 miles and is an unrestored original car. This may be the only pink Dan Gurney special Cougar in existance!
Posted by Palmer at 3:44 PM
1967 Mercury Cougar XR7 Dan Gurney Special. This is rebuilt from top to bottom all new or rebuilt! Won Best of Show in 2002, at the West Coast Cougar Nationals. Rust free car with some very nice options! Power Steering, Disc Brakes, Auto, Vinyl Top, SS Wheels, Sport Console and of course the XR7 package! this is a numbers matching, documented car restored to factory specs.
Posted by Palmer at 3:38 PM
1967 MERCURY COUGAR FIRST YEAR OF THE COUGAR, A GREAT COLLECTOR PIECE. 289, V8, AUTOMATIC, ALUMINUM INTAKE WITH 4 BARREL CARB, HEADLAMP COVERS AND SEQUENTCIAL TURN SIGNALS, WITH ITS NUMBER MATCHING ENGINE PROFESSIONALLY REBUILT, HEADS WERE PORTED. A NICE RUST FREE ARIZONA CAR IN GREAT CONDITION.
Posted by Palmer at 3:35 PM
1967 Mercury Parklane Convertible
Exterior Color: SAGE GOLD
Interior color: MIDIUM SADDLE
Description This '67 Mercury Parklane convertible is 1 of only 1,191 made. It was sold new in Seattle, WA, and It was purchased in 2000. It has been in Arizona for the last 4 years. This is the second titled owner. This car has had one repaint in the original factory color. Still has the original interior in good condition. It has the factory Build Sheet and a copy of the original title for this car. It also has power steering, power front disc brakes, dual exhaust, wire wheel covers and stainless rear fender skirts. The body is laser straight with no rust. Never wrecked. It recently had both front and rear bumpers re-chromed. Actual mileage is unknown. The VIN of 7Z65M584817 decodes as follows: 7 = Model Year: 1967; Z = Build Plant: St. Louis, Missouri; 65 = Body Serial Code: Park Lane 2 door convertible, bench seat (1,191 produced during the 1967 model year); M = Engine: 410-4V Marauder V8, 330 hp @ 4600 rpm, 444 ft-lbs @ 2800 rpm, 10.5:1 compression ratio; 584817 = Consecutive Unit Number (CUN): 84,817th Mercury car scheduled to be built at the St. Louis, Missouri build plant during the 1967 model year (Job 1 was CUN 500001). The door tag information decodes as follows: Body 76F = Body Style Code: Park Lane 2 door convertible, bench seat (1,191 produced during the 1967 model year); Color Z = Exterior Paint Color: Sage Gold (medium gold/green metallic); Trim 6F = Interior Trim Color, Material and Front Seat Style: medium saddle "Corona" pattern vinyl cushions and medium saddle "Crinkle" pattern vinyl, bench seat; Date 27D = Scheduled Build Date: Thursday, April 27, 1967; DSO 54 = District Sales Office: car was originally sold in the Seattle, Washington sales district; Axle F = Rear Axle Ratio and Type: 2.80:1 power transfer (locking); Trans U = Transmission Type and Shift Location: C6 Select Shift Merc-O-Matic 3-speed automatic, column shift.
Posted by Palmer at 3:28 PM
Description This 1964 Comet Caliente has been completely restored with some pictures of the restoration. This is a "K" Code 289cid Comet, rated at 210hp and different from the Mustang "K" Code. The engine, transmission and suspension are all new. It has an incredible bucket seat, suede interior. The engine compartment and underside are detailed to show quality status. This is a rare, unique, beautiful car and one of the nicest restored Comets you will ever see. There are receipts totaling over $50,000 in the restoration of this car. Bronz with tan interior.
Posted by Palmer at 3:24 PM
1964 MERCURY MARAUDER PARNELLI JONES
Engine Size: 460 HIGH PERFORMANCE
Exterior Color: RED WHITE AND BLUE
Interior Color: BLACK
THIS IS THE ACTUAL CAR THAT WAS BUILT ON THE TV SHOW, WRECKS TO RICHES AS PART OF A 10 EPISODE SERIES. IT IS A TRIBUTE TO THE PARNELLI JONES NASCAR. WITH PERMISSION OF THE LEGENDARY RACER, THIS MERCURY MARAUDER WAS RESTORED TO A MODERN ADAPTATION OF HIS 1964 NASCAR. BUILT BY WELL KNOWN CUSTOM CAR BUILDER, BARRY WHITE OF BARRY'S SPEED SHOP. THE ENGINE IS A JON BARRETT 460 WITH EDELBROCK ALUMINUM HEADS AND INTAKE PRODUCING ABOUT 500 H.P. THE TRANSMISSION IS A C6 BUILT BY SW TRANSMISSIONS. ALL THE POWER TRANSFERS THROUGH A CURRIE 9� FORD REAR END. CUSTOM FRONT SUSPENSION, COIL OVER SHOCKS, BAER 4 WHEEL DISC BRAKES WITH CROSS DRILLED ROTORS. ONE OF A KIND 20 INCH WHEELS THAT GIVE THE STOCK CAR LOOK. HAS PAINLESS WIRING. MAGNAFLOW SIDE EXHAUST. INTERIOR DONE BY RAYMOND MILLER. HAS ROLLBAR. MANY PERFORMANCE PARTS SUPPLIED BY SUMMIT RACING, MOROSO, MSD, DOUG SHORELY, ESSEX AND OPTIMA. CAR WAS SIGNED BY PERNELLI JONES. HAS A SPECIAL FIREWALL PLAQUE INDICATING CAR #8 OF 10 BUILT FOR THE TV SERIES. OVER $100,000 TO BUILD. COMES WITH A COPY OF THE TV EPISODE. ALOT OF CAR FOR THE MONEY WETHER FOR PERSONAL ENJOYMENT OR PROMOTIONAL USE.
Posted by Palmer at 3:21 PM