1948 Mercury Convertible Street Rod Hot Rod
Sale price: $25,774.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2016-10-28
MEL GOMEZ (from KLAMATH FALLS , OREGON , 97601) offered 19000.00 usd
Price trends for this listing: $23,700.00
Technical specifications, photos and description:
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1948 Mercury Convertible Street Rod Hot Rod for sale
1948 Mercury Convertible
You are viewing a nice Merc set up for road driving with modern running gear. The build started in 2002 and took 4 years to complete in 2006. The car has been driven 7K miles since completed. The car gets 20MPG on the road.
Please read on for more particulars of the car:
Body/Paint: The car was in excellent condition to begin with retaining all its original steel. No patch panels were used and has original floor and trunk pans. The car was totally disassembled and restored top to bottom. The paint is base/clear. Nice mid range gold with small metal flake. The paint is in excellent condition with a few very small chips that are hardly noticed. All new wiring installed.
Interior: 6 way power 03 Cadillac front seats. Rear seat is stock. Gray cloth and vinyl with custom door panels. Vintage air AC blows cold. PS. PB. PW. Pseats. Quartz clock that works. VDO gauges. Flaming River tilt column. Power top. Single disc CD player with IPOD hook up. 4 speakers.
Running Gear: 302 fuel injected VO out of a 1990 Mustang that has been totally rebuilt and upgraded with mild roller cam. Cobra intake. After market computer was used for the fuel injection. The transmission is Ford AOD out of the same car that was totally rebuilt to stock. The rear end is a 8. 8 ford out of an Explorer with 350 posi gears. After market gas tank with electric fuel pump.
Suspension: Heidts Mustang II power rack with disc brakes. The rear end is a fiberglass mono leaf set up from Speedway designed for this car.
Exhaust: 2 ¼ inch pipes with stock style mufflers.
Glass: All new tempered tinted glass.
Bright work: Rock guards are after market. All other is original to the car restored and polished. NOS door handles and mechanisms.
Top: Soft cloth power hydraulic top in nice condition. Frame and wood restored to stock. No boot.
Brakes: Four wheel disc brakes. Rears are explorer stock disc. All in good working order.
Wheels/Tires: Chrome Torque Thrust 15 inch wheels. Goodyear Integrity radials 205/70 15 front and 225/70 15 rears. No spare
Summary: Merc convertibles of this era are rare and very hard to find. This car offers a comfortable ride and makes a great road trip car with modern running gears and drive smooth and straight down the road at hiway speed. Don't miss out on this rare car that offers a lot of value for the money. I have over 90 pictures of the car so please contact me and provide your email address if you would like additional pictures.
Disclaimer: The car is for sale locally. The owner has the right to cancel the auction at any time for any reason. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied with the car being sold in "AS IS" condition.
Feel free to call me to discuss the particulars.
Gary 509 993 6918
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Comments and questions to the seller:from Leonard OLoughlin, dated 14 june 2018
Do you take motorcycles in trade 2008 Ultra classic low milage
from MEL, dated 28 october 2016
DOES THIS VEHICLE HAVE THE TWO SPEED REAR - END?
from Wayne Brunner, dated 19 september 2016
Hello Gary, My first car was a 1948 Merc convertible in 1959 when I was a 17 year old kid in Wisconsin.I am now 74 and would like to revisit those days but in a vehicle with a modern drive-train and A/C because I now live in southern Arizona. Please send the pictures mentioned.
from Wayne Brunner, dated 14 september 2016
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