1970 Mercury Cyclone 429
Sale price: $9,511.00 make an offer
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Engine:||429-4V "N" Code|
|Trim:||2 Door Hardtop|
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1970 Mercury Cyclone 429 for sale
1970 Mercury Cyclone
Numbers Matching 'N' Code 429-4V Engine
Factory Competition Orange Color
Factory N Case 31 Spline 3. 50 Trac-Lok
Power Front Disc Brakes
Styled Steel Wheels w/New BF Goodrich Tires
This '70 Cyclone is truly a rare find. Just take a look at the Marti Report for the production numbers. Only 738 360HP 429s made their way into Cyclones! Only 243 of all Cyclones were painted in the 'Competition Orange'. You could easily break this one down further with options like the 3. 50 Trac-Lok. Disc Brakes and more. This is very likely a 1 of 1 car. Making it an even RARER car is the fact that this lucky Merc was delivered to Oakland. California and has lived its entire life in Sunny. Dry. Salt-Free. No Rain Havin. Metal Car Luvin California. The floors. quarters. frame rails and trunk are all B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L RUST FREE EXAMPLES!!! We have been in. on. under and over this car and it truly appears to be a rust free example.
A recent repaint of the Competition Orange was done to be a driver. There appears to be plenty of material and this one should look great for many years. There was a wet-sand and buff professionally done with just enough of the texture left to look like the original finish. While not a perfect car. this one looks great and really turns heads when cruising!
Inside the interior has been treated to re-upholstered seats that were professionally done and are both comfortable and look great too. The carpet was replaced with a reproduction carpet kit that fits well. The original door panels look to be in good condition. The dash pad of course was in poor condition and was replaced with a good original. This is a good looking interior that really does not need anything but to be enjoyed.
The Numbers Matching. Original. Born-With N-Code 429 was factory rated at 360 Horsepower and 485 ft/lbs of torque. It is reported to have been overhauled approximately 20k miles ago. It runs excellent and has that big block torque the 385-Series Big Blocks were known for. It fires up easily and has a deep note to the idle. The C6 automatic transmission goes into gear quickly and shifts properly.
This Cyclone was ordered with a Nodular 9" 3. 50 Trac-Lok differential and 31 Spline axles. This was as tough of a differential as you could get. Any late model high performance 9" differential you can order now is based off of this case. So. as expected. it still works excellent 43 years later!
The wheels are brand new reproduction Magnum 500's that have been wrapped with BF Goodrich Radial T/A's. With 235 60's in the front and Massive 295 50's in the rear this Cyclone looks just right!
1970 Mercury Cyclone: VIN OH15N521754
Must see and drive
This is one rare and beautiful muscle car that is truly ready to enjoy!
Terms of Sale Overview:
I reserve the right to end this listing at any time. should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. The following terms of sale apply:
AS IS - NO Warranty:
Please note that all sales are binding and FINAL. Vehicle being sold AS-IS. WHERE-IS with NO warranty expressed. written or implied. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself\herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment. I try to represent it as accurately as possible to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs. I do not warranty anything that may or could happen after sale. Please carefully read the terms & conditions of the sale before bidding. Any inspections are to be completed before the end of sale. not afterward. Please. NO EXCEPTIONS. Winning this auction does not entitle you to come inspect the car and then decide if you want to buy it. but OBLIGATES you to complete the purchase! Thanks so much for your bids. good luck. Selling to United States and Canadian buyers only.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from Sean Wink, dated 19 february 2020
I am the previous owner of this car. I owned it for 28 years. Just wondering where it is today and how it is doing.
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