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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by CruzrJenn, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Hi Jenn, and welcome from Lubbock.

    When i was abt. 12 we had a pink and white '58 mercury montery 4 dr sedan, almost the same as your '57 but with even bigger bumpers ! I loved that car, the shocks were worn out and it rode like a land yacht on a rough sea. Lots of great memories.

    Yours looks great, I'm sure you'll love it too.
  2. CruzrJenn
    Joined: Jan 2, 2013
    Posts: 17


    The Cruiser does float like a plane when you get her going at about 60-65. It's amazing how well she runs for being a senior citizen! I'd been looking for about eight months for the perfect car and when I saw this one I kept laughing because she was such a unique monster. I hadn't ever seen any at our local shows. And no, those are not antennae, they are part of the "superior air flow-through system" haha!
  3. Jen......
    Joined: Nov 8, 2006
    Posts: 521


    welcome to the hamb
  4. out plowing
    Joined: May 5, 2010
    Posts: 369

    out plowing

    sweet ride, and welcome from Waverly, Iowa
  5. welcome from sw ohio allways cool when a girl is into old cars
  6. rustednutz
    Joined: Nov 20, 2010
    Posts: 1,580

    from tulsa, ok

    My, that's a Big Mama. Your "babys got back" and then some. Neat ride.
  7. Welcome from Maryland and nice ride...
  8. FLAT56
    Joined: Nov 10, 2012
    Posts: 65


    Go big or go home can't get much bigger than your merc. CooooooL
    Welcome from Newfoundland, Canada
  9. CruzrJenn
    Joined: Jan 2, 2013
    Posts: 17


    18⅓ feet long, if you're wondering :) I had to pull out the workbench in my garage to get her in!
  10. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,674


    Welcome from Union Pier, MI. My wife has a 60 chevy brookwood station wagon, probably about as long as yours and yes rides like a big ol boat. Enjoy the HAMB circus!
  11. That's a looong glass o' water!
  12. oldsjoe
    Joined: May 2, 2011
    Posts: 2,535


    Your ride comes complete with it's own work bench!
  13. Don't see many of those anymore in that good of condition. Welcome to the Hamb.
  14. Daddy's Toy
    Joined: Mar 19, 2013
    Posts: 15

    Daddy's Toy
    from Pburg NJ

    Welcome, Im new too. That is some ride... and some crazy orchid paint.
  15. Welcome from CT! You have some nice skirts:rolleyes:
  16. ZZ-IRON
    Joined: Feb 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,964

    from Minnesota

    Welcome to Hamb Jenn

    very nice 57 Merc Turnpiker Cruiser
    Cruiser Skirts & a Cruzn Gal
    from Chicago no less my hometown
  17. GearSlammer
    Joined: Feb 27, 2013
    Posts: 203


    KOOL! you should put some seat belts on the rear bumper!
  18. Jack of Arts
    Joined: Aug 1, 2006
    Posts: 16

    Jack of Arts

    :)Hi Ms Jenn,cars become art....when owned by artist...& there are lots of us HERE! Have you built a website for your car?
  19. Just 'cause it's got some age don't mean it can't perform :cool:.
  20. 50 customcoupe
    Joined: May 8, 2011
    Posts: 412

    50 customcoupe

    Hi Jen, Welcome from Loretto, Ky. Love that shade of orchid, that shade of orchid is the perfect color for that year Mercury. Drive her wheels off and have fun doing it. Ray...
  21. iarodder
    Joined: Dec 18, 2012
    Posts: 214


    Wow that car is bitchin, welcome from Iowa! Always loved those big cars, I've had a 59,60,61,and a 63 Chevy love them all!
  22. Blades
    Joined: May 25, 2006
    Posts: 1,188

    from Chicago

    That is insanely beautiful!!!!!!!
  23. CruzrJenn
    Joined: Jan 2, 2013
    Posts: 17


    Thanks much!

    She went on her first cruise night tonight and got lots of attention :)
  24. Bearcat_V8
    Joined: Sep 21, 2011
    Posts: 371

    from Dexter, MI

    Welcome from Dexter, Michigan. Very cool ride!
  25. access46
    Joined: Jan 30, 2013
    Posts: 2


    I've got a '57 Turnpike Cruiser also....less that 4000 of them were built, so it's a pretty rare very pretty car....It gets so dam much attention, as it should. Just look at the thing. And yes, Jenn, it's one of those cars that you just don't see at car shows.

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  26. ItsLUCKY
    Joined: Feb 4, 2005
    Posts: 112


    greeting from Palm Harbor safe :)
  27. CruzrJenn
    Joined: Jan 2, 2013
    Posts: 17


    Nice cruiser!! Love the colors. By the way, I grabbed which I'm going to develop to show off those that are left out there! I'll let you know when it launches :)
  28. KRB52
    Joined: Jul 9, 2011
    Posts: 1,018

    from Conneticut

    Really nice car. I've got a 30-40 minute commute each way, almost all highway, that something like that would be a ball to use for it. Someday, maybe...
  29. tjmercury
    Joined: Oct 22, 2010
    Posts: 589


    Welcome from Oklahoma! Love that Merc!!!!!
  30. out plowing
    Joined: May 5, 2010
    Posts: 369

    out plowing

    Welcome from iowa

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