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Finally got myself a 49 Mercury

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Caddy-O, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. teddyp
    Joined: May 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,197


    i think the thead was by unionvillhaunt pm chirs he has done alot of merc,s andhas some good ideals on merc,s:cool:
  2. kingfishhotrods
    Joined: Apr 10, 2008
    Posts: 184


    good job man. i finally got mine about 8 months ago. like you, this is the car that i had always dreamed about
  3. smarg
    Joined: Nov 18, 2008
    Posts: 1,069


    wow, nice start
  4. kkoacolonel
    Joined: Oct 27, 2005
    Posts: 964

    from Union,NJ

    Someday I'll own a Merc?
  5. Caddy-O
    Joined: Aug 8, 2006
    Posts: 1,645


    ...May we all get the Merc of our dreams someday....

    Here's a few more photos of the chop. When I get the car back to my place I'll start a build thread on stay tuned.

    Attached Files:

  6. DrHerb
    Joined: May 27, 2009
    Posts: 154

    from Atlanta

    looks fun! put a sun roof in it! haha! imagine that.

    red necks with a torch and welder come up with some crazy shit....never know!

    does look like a nice car!
  7. BeatUpFleetline
    Joined: Nov 7, 2007
    Posts: 161


  8. Cool Merc. '49-'51 Merc is number two on my list of crap I have got to own before I die.
  9. The Shocker
    Joined: Dec 30, 2004
    Posts: 3,538

    The Shocker

    I owned a 51 Merc tudor once ,however i was 16 and it wasnt nearly as solid as your 49 is.I only paid $395.00 for it and it was a tudor ,so you can imagine what shape it was in.It never got finished because i got into girls ,and i didnt have much $ as a teenager .My dad hauled it off to some land in the country he owned and it sat there for a few years.One day i got interest in it again and decided to go get it and haul it back home to mess with it .When i got out there with a trailer to pick it up ,it was gone .Thats right, someone stole it .It was sitting on some land ,out east of Denton Texas and it was about 92 or so when it was stolen.If the person that snagged it is reading this ,i hope your happy for stealing a young mans dream .BTW ,i dig your 49 ,and good luck with it.I hope to own another 49-51 tudor one day ...
  10. Ford406go
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 22


    Know how you feel...and felt ! Am 50 years old... owned every 63 ford that ever was. Always wanted a decent 63 Mercury Maruarder, but couldn't find one that I could afford or was worthy of the money.Thanks to e-bay, I waited til the auction ended... No sale... called the guy... Going after it the week of Oct.12... and can't WAIT ! Feel like a kid in a candy store. Congrats !!!!! Happy Motoring.
  11. Johnny1290
    Joined: Apr 20, 2006
    Posts: 2,834


    Thanks for the update!
  12. UnIOnViLLEHauNT
    Joined: Jun 22, 2004
    Posts: 4,824


    Damn man I'm off here for a month and you got yerself a chopped Merc. Lookin killer! Did you ever sell that 4 door? I tried to line up shipping but nothing worked out. I'm finishing up a 50 2 dr up here then starting on a rotted to death 49 2 dr, thinking of doing a Rebel Without a Cause thing with it. Can't wait to see the updates and if ya need anything gimme a shout!
  13. jville_hot_skater
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
    Posts: 1,001

    from jville

  14. UnIOnViLLEHauNT
    Joined: Jun 22, 2004
    Posts: 4,824


    Oh and there is a pic of my old 50 Merc floating around here, it was a satin black car with lowered tail lights, so you can see it. Prostockjohn's merc progress thread I think?
  15. CQQL-Good for you! Keep us posted on the progress!:)
  16. henrys_way
    Joined: Oct 5, 2006
    Posts: 216

    from Maine


    nice merc...
  17. Caddy-O
    Joined: Aug 8, 2006
    Posts: 1,645


    Thanks for the support everyone... I appreciate all your comments.
  18. Caddy-O
    Joined: Aug 8, 2006
    Posts: 1,645


    Chris...I still have the 4 door chopped Merc... It's been to the swap meet a couple of times and got a lot of trade offers but no one seems to have the cash... pretty common deal these days.

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