1949 Mercury Capri CUSTOM

$ 17,500.00
Title
1949 Mercury Capri CUSTOM
Built
1949
Description
THIS 1949 MERCURY 2-DOOR COUPE COMES WITH A BEAUTIFUL COLOR COMBINATION OF MEDIUM CANYON RED METALLIC EXTERIOR AND GRAY INTERIOR WITH MATCHING RED PIPING. ODOMETER READS 90,345 MILES. THIS BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED CAR HAS UNDERGONE A LOT OF WORK BY THE PREVIOUS OWNER AND TAKEN CARE OF METICULOUSLY. THE CAR HAS BEEN MOSTLY GARAGE-KEPT AND DRIVEN ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS. THIS MERCURY DRIVES WONDERFULLY, AND IS A NICE CRUISER.

V8 ENGINE WITH 3 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION (RUNS STRONG AND SHIFTS GREAT)
INTAKE MANIFOLD IS EARLY TO MIDDLE 50'S, CARB IS HOLLY 390 CFM DESIGNED FOR 289 CU. IN. FORD MOTOR. STARTER WAS CONVERTED TO 12 VOLT
VALVOLENE 30 WT. OIL HAS ALWAYS BEEN USED AND PREMIUM GAS WITH A LEAD ADDITIVE ADDED. FRONT SPINDLE SUPPORTS ARE DROPPED AND THE STEERING ARMS ARE LENGTHENED. STOCK FRONT SPRINGS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED. REAR SPRINGS ARE STOCK (PRETTY SOFT) AND ARE HELPED BY AIR SHOCKS. AIR FILLER IS LOCATED ON REAR PAN BELOW LICENSE PLATE.7 TO 10 POUNDS OF AIR IS USUALLY SUFFICIENT. LITTLE LIGHT UNDER HOOD THAT IS SOME TIMES ON IS USED IN PLACE OF A RESISTOR TO EXCITE THE ALTERNATOR.
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PAINT IS DELSTAR WITH CLEAR COAT WITH HARDNER IN IT. COLOR IS MEDIUM CANYON RED METALLIC FROM EARLY 1980'S. LIQUID LUSTOR (PINK ) HAS BEEN USED FOR POLISH. FENDER SKIRTS ARE REAL 1951 SKIRTS. LIGHTS IN FRONT WHEEL WELLS COME ON WITH PARK LIGHTS. DOOR LATCHES ARE POWERED BY GM DOOR LOCK SOLINOIDS. RELAYS FOR SOLS ARE 12 VOLT. RELAYS ARE LOCATED UNDER HOOD BACK SIDE OF INNER FENDER PANEL ON EACH SIDE. OUTSIDE DOOR BUTTONS ARE IN FACE OF SPOT LIGHTS. TRUNK LATCH IS OPERATED BY THE STOCK STARTER BUTTON. TRUNK CAN BE OPENED ALSO BY REMOVING NUT ON BOTTOM OF LATCH STRIKER FROM UNDERNEATH REAR OF CAR.

RADIO IS 6 VOLT. VOLTAGE DROP IS LOCATED UNDERNEATH DASH ABOVE GLOVE BOX.
SWITCHES FOR RADIO AND ANTENNA ARE UNDER DASH. AUX. FUSE TERMINAL IS LOCATED ABOVE KICK PANEL. RIGHT SIDE FUSES ARE FOR WINDOWS, DOORS, TRUNK AND ONE SPARE ALL OTHER FUSES ARE IN STOCK LOCATION.
Country
United States
States
California
City
Beverly Hills
ZIP code
90212
Condition
Used
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