1965 MERCURY CYCLONE 289 A CODE BUCKETS CONSOLE SURVIVOR RED RED COLD AC
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1965 MERCURY CYCLONE 289 A CODE BUCKETS CONSOLE SURVIVOR RED RED COLD AC for sale
***COLD AIR CONDITIONING --- AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION --- POWER STEERING***
***CARNIVAL RED PAINT --- RED BUCKET SEAT INTERIOR***
This is a 1965 Mercury Cyclone coupe in Carnival Red with red bucket seat interior. The owner asked me to list because he is moving to Florida and downsizing. This is a pretty original car with 106K miles on it. The only changes from original are the Cragar SS wheels. conversion to a dual chamber master cylinder. replaced the original four barrel with an Edelbrock and the AC compressor has been upgraded. The car is a great driver with power steering and automatic C4 transmission. I could not find any rust or evidence of previous rust on the solid body. It has been repainted once. The paint has aged and has some chips and blems. We believe the interior is original with buckets and console and a white headliner. The AC is very cold. AM radio does not work. Engine is the 289 A code that runs well. Car is a solid driver that could easily be taken to a higher level. It's a nice survivor car. Email any question or ask for the owner's number if you would like to take a look at the Cyclone.
It has the Cyclone flag emblems on the rear quarters.
Body is straight and rust free
Tires are P205X70X15 with Cragar SS wheels
Owner puts the clubs in the trunk and takes it to the golf course regularly.
Grill is sharp. Both bumpers could be re-chromed.
It has dual exhaust.
Owner believes the interior is original. When you sit in the driver seat you can tell it has some miles on it. I didn't see any rips in interior.
Factory bucket seats and console.
Note the AC unit under dash. We think it must have been installed at the factory or at the dealership when car was new.
Instruments are clear - 6. 17 miles which we believe is 106K original miles. Horn on steering wheel does not work.
Owner added tachometer. AM radio does not work.
Note Mercury head on AC unit - AC blows very cold.
Comet trim on glove box - glove box opens and closes easilyConsole door Inside console Headliner looks original - dome light comes on when either door is opened Back seat - owner added the third brake light Driver door jamb - trim tag is shown enlarged below Cyclone trim on door Driver door panel Passenger door panel
The engine is a 289 A code. The original carburetor was gone when the owner got the car. It has an Edelbrock four barrel on the original cast iron intake.
Car has power steering that works well and the AC compressor has been upgraded to a more dependable one.
The 289 has chrome valve covers and aftermarket air cleaner
Brakes have been upgraded to a dual chamber master cylinder.
Original sticker on shock tower
Underside of hood
VIN plate - 5H27A565478 - built in Lorain with a 289 A code for four barrel. The 63E is the Cyclone hardtop. J is Carnival Red. 85 is red vinyl interior with buckets. Axle is 3 to 1 and Transmission is the C4.
VIN on car matches VIN on title. Title is clear and ready to transfer to new owner. The owner has had the car longer than indicated on title. He gave it to his son and later got it back.
Sharp grill and vertical headlights
You can see original bumper chrome has aged. The rear bumper is in better shape than front.
Hood opens and closes easily
Driver front fender and trim
The windshield was replaced a few years ago.
I did not see any dings in the roof trim.
Car has a solid body with no rust or damage other than paint blems from age
Ford Muscle Parts sticker
Rear wheel on driver side
Cyclone deck trim
Flag trim has faded over the years
I noticed one ding in rear trim
It has dual exhaust
Passenger rear quarter
All four tires are P205X70X15
Trim is nice for its age
Doors open and close correctly
Body has rocker trim
If you are seriously interested in this car my advice is to come and see it. The car is in Chesterfield. Virginia not far from Route 288. I-195. I-95 and I-64. Serious bidders can email me any questions or email if you'd like to make an appointment to see this car or if you would like the owner's number to talk to him.
Terms of sale: winning bidder should contact me within 24 hours of the auction's end. If you cannot pick up the car right away send a 10% deposit within 3 days and make arrangements to pick up the car or have it shipped. We would like the car picked up within 14 days. If you need help with having the car shipped email me.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from bill, dated 04 august 2018
do you still have cyclone,.... Thank you....
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