1954 Mercury Monterey Custom Woodie and matching one of a kind Camper. Just completed 5 year off body restoration with limited mileage. Mechanical features include power 4-wheel disc brakes, a 9-inch Ford rear end, an Ididit Steering Column, Vintage Air an aluminum radiator, Torq-Thrust Wheels (17 & 18) Nitto Tires a Fat Man front suspension and anContinue reading “1954 Mercury Monterey $69,900”
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Ed Sullivan – 1954 Mercury Promo Ad
Rust Revival 2010 – Wayland, MO
The Rust Revival ‘10 is set for May 21st and 22nd , in Wayland, MO. The Kropdusters Car Club (www.kropdusters.com) are hosting the event with help and advice from friends, family, and car clubs from all over the Midwest, including the Vagabonds (from 7 states), The Rod Dippers (Missouri), Kerosene Kings (Iowa), Opossum Benders (Missouri), andContinue reading “Rust Revival 2010 – Wayland, MO”
Hunnert Car Pileup 2010 in Decatur, IL!
As you know, we had a lot of problems with the Hunnert Car Pileup last year. The problems were a long time coming and we’re lucky they didn’t happen sooner and no one was seriously hurt. These events forced us to think long and hard about what the Pileup is, where it’s going, and where itsContinue reading “Hunnert Car Pileup 2010 in Decatur, IL!”
Firing the Motor
Before & After
Here is the 256 as it looked when we pulled it out of the merc. Here is the motor now as it will go into the merc when she’s ready.
Getting ready for Machining
Going through the Motor
I am going to be running a 256 Y – Block in the Merc. The motor is locked up and I am going to go through the whole assembly. I will be replacing the 256 heads and manifold with a 292 set of heads and the manifold on a 57 Y- Block.