The brainchild of Henry Ford’s only child Edsel Ford, Mercury was introduced as a much needed mid-priced line to fill the gap between price-leader Ford and luxury class Lincoln. Unlike many car makes which began as an independent and later was purchased by a parent company such as GM, Ford or Chrysler, Mercury was aContinue reading “The Year Was 1954”
Are you in need of a new glass top for your Ford or Mercury? You can try to find an original top at swap meets, forums, or if you’re lucky an old barn find! Here is some info for you guys looking for a new reproduction top. Pollard Plastic out of Dallas, Texas reproduces greenContinue reading “Reproduction Glass Tops For 50’s Fords & Mercurys”
Saturday, October 9th, 2010 The Hunnert Car Pileup is a car show for hot rodders who build their cars, and drive them. The Pileup is about hanging out, meeting new friends, and seeing old ones. It is about checking out the craftsmanship in others’ cars, and showing off your own. It is about great music, art,Continue reading “2010 Hunnert Car Pileup”
WHERE: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd., Ventura. CA 93001 Go to venturacountyfair.org for directions WHEN: September 4th and 5th, 2010 GATES: Car/Motorcycle participants 7AM General Admission 9AM ADMISSION PRICES: $10, Active Military $5, Children under 12 FREE CAR REGISTRATION: pre-registered vehicles price is $35 for both days – at the Gate $45 forContinue reading “Ventura Nationals – Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show”
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.