Today was a good morning we start around 9:30 and worked on getting the car ready to fire. First thing we did was finish wiring the car up, next we removed all of the spark plugs and turned the motor over to get the oil pressure up. Once that was finished up we started gettingContinue reading “Frenching The License Plate”
Model: Sabina Kelley
The 1954 Mercury Sun Valley included Mercury’s first ball-joint front suspension, only four grease fittings, and more insulation than ever. 55 Years later it time for me to replace these bad-boys! Remember my car is an original 50,000 mile car and has been sitting for over 30 years………..anyhow I had a hell of time findingContinue reading “Upper & Lower Ball Joints”
Slow and Low……that is the progress the car has taken on in the last few weeks! I have had a baby boy and that has slowed progress up on the build, but not to worry we are back at it and hitting it hard. I have got the motor and tranny back in place andContinue reading “Slow & Low”
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.
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.