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1949 MERCURY CHOPPED TOP RADICAL CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

1949 MERCURY CHOPPED TOP CONVERTIBLE
RADICAL CUSTOM
C..O..O..L . .C..H..O..P..P..E..D . M..E..R..C.
WITH WORKING CONVERTIBLE TOP.
FORD INTRODUCED ITS LONG AWAITED
FIRST POST WAR DESIGNS FOR THE '49
MODEL YEAR AND THE ALL NEW
'49 MERCURY BECAME A CLASSIC WITH
THE HOT ROD SET, IMMORTALIZED IN THE
1955 MOVIE " REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE"
IN WHICH JAMES DEAN DROVE A
SLIGHTLY CUSTOMIZED MERC.
1949 TO 1951 HOT ROD MERCURYS
BECAME KNOWN AS THE "JAMES DEAN" CARS
AND EARNED ANOTHER NICKNAME
"LEAD SLED" FOR THEIR SMOOTH APPEARANCE
WHEN CHOPPED AND THE TRIM REMOVED
AND RESULTING HOLES LEADED IN.
THERE WERE ONLY 16,765 CONVERTIBLES
PRODUCED OUT OF A PRODUCTION RUN
OF 301,397.
ENOUGH HISTORY
THIS MERC HAS CANDY APPLE RED PAINT
ON A STRAIGHT RUST FREE CA CAR.
SOME OF THE MODS ARE:
CHOPPED ROOF, NOSED, DECKED,
ROUNDED HOOD CORNERS,
SHAVED DOOR HANDLES,
FRENCHED FRONT HEADLIGHTS,
DESOTO GRILL,
FRENCHED REAR TAIL LIGHTS WITH
'59 CADDY BULLETS,
GAS DOOR HAS BEEN FILLED,
SIDE PIPES, DROP IT TO THE GROUND
WITH FRONT AIR RIDE SUSPENSION .
THE INTERIOR IS ALL CUSTOM,
1950'S STYLE T-BIRD SEATS WITH
ROLLED WHITE VINYL WITH MATCHING
MAROON TRIM,
THE 49 MERC DASH HAS THE INSERTS
CHROME PLATED,
A CUSTOM PANEL TO HOUSE ALL THE
GAUGES, BILLET TILT WHEEL TO GET
REAL COMFORT.
POWER STEERING, POWER DISC BRAKES,
POWER WINDOWS,
REMOTE ENTRY FOR DOORS AND TRUNK.
FOR THOSE HOT DAYS HAS ROOF UP
AIR CONDITIONING!
UNDER THE HOOD IS A DETAILED 454 CHEVY
BIG BLOCK WITH MILD CAM,
ALUMINUM RADIATOR, HEADERS,
TWO FOUR BARREL CARBS, BILLET PULLIES.
LOTS OF POWER FOR THAT DRAG RACE
IN FRONT OF THE LOCAL HAMBURGER
HANG OUT.
FAT WHITES WITH MOON HUB CAPS,
SKIRTS.
THIS IS A 50'S DREAM CRUISER WITH
MODERN DAY TECHNOLOGY FOR COMFORT
AND SAFETY.
WE OFFER COLLECTOR AUTO LOANS AND
WORLD WIDE TRANSPORT
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888-803-3368 OR
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