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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,742
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I use a lot of spray paints and have had the same issue with these Rustoleum "2X" paints clogging. Mostly the HIGH gloss. Always getting clogged. I like the quick dry spray paints which is what these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By 53MERC
Re: The Merc In Autumn

Ralph,
Thanks for another great video. I love that old barn. It's always neat to see the craftsmanship from the old days. Beautiful country. Is that a Go Pro camera you are using?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Moose And The Mercury

Ralph,
Glad you and the Merc are ok, although I would have liked to see who was built the strongest. Lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By 53MERC
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

Roy,
It looks like 10-1/4" if I am seeing that correctly.
Thanks for posting those pictures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By 53MERC
1953 Merc poverty caps

Does anyone have a Mercury original poverty hubcap on their car or laying around that I could get you to measure? I have the original 15" steel rims that came on my car new.
I'm trying to get the...
Forum: Early V8 09-21-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By 53MERC
WTB : 1953 MERC speedometer glass lens

***Found one. No longer needed***
9/22
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By 53MERC
Re: GLASS tint questions......

Very cool. Thank you Bob.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By 53MERC
Re: GLASS tint questions......

Thanks for the replies gang. I also had the following replies:
1) Use a white piece of paper behind the glass to see if there is a slight tint.
2) Most of the green tint glass if it is still OEM...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By 53MERC
GLASS tint questions......

I have a 53 Merc.

Does anyone out there have the GREEN tinted glass on their car? I need to buy a new piece for my rear door, but am not sure if I currently have the clear or the green tint. After...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By 53MERC
Talking Re: The history of Dagmars

Great informative post Roy. Thank you.
BTW- My wife thought I was l@@king at something other than cars. Geez!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By 53MERC
Re: The history of Dagmars

Make that three of us. Thanks Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By 53MERC
Re: 52 Flathead Radiator

I just ordered a new one from Shoebox Central for my 53 Merc. It's supposed to be a direct fit. Cost $700 + $50 shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Just for Fun- Ford MOSStina not patina!

Are you sure its not a MOSStang?
Sorry, I couldn't resist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Merc Awesome Sunset

Great picture Ralph. I'm loving that weathered 4-door Merc!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By 53MERC
Re: movie star

Congrats! That is way cool.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Anyone still putting custom paint into aerosol cans

SCORE!!! Thanks for that suggestion. My local OReily's can't do it but there is one 30 minutes away that can. Problem solved,
Thanks again.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Newbie to forum, and Ford.

Dave,
Welcome to the site, and may I say, what a cool looking car!!! Like others said, I wouldn't change the looks at all except cleaning up the interior if possible. My door panels and headliner...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Anyone still putting custom paint into aerosol cans

Thanks for the input guys. I'm going to take my fender skirts to be matched. They still look great. Just trying to get something to touch up door jams mainly.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Anyone still putting custom paint into aerosol cans

Thanks guys. I just tried an auto paint supply store that said the can put it in a aerosol for me.
The problem seems to be they don't seem to have this color in their system. I gave them the PPG...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By 53MERC
Anyone still putting custom paint into aerosol cans

*************SOLVED*************

Does anyone know of a company that still puts whatever paint code you need into an aerosol can? I need some to touch-up some areas.

I've used a company called...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By 53MERC
Re: More Mercury Scenery

Thanks for another ride in the Merc Ralph. I didn't know you had the 4-wheel drive option. LOL.
Beautiful country up there. I think I would have to have a motorcycle too to putt around on. Lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Where does your 53 Ford run?

Thats about where my 53 Merc gauge sits too when I drive it in warm weather. It doesn't puke antifreeze. My radiator is the original and not in the best shape. I just ordered a new 4 core radiator....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By 53MERC
Re: 1932 "survivoration"

I too am a big fan of the worn, weathered, patina cars and trucks. Like V8COOPMAN mentioned, I am drawn to those vehicles at car shows and walk right past a lot of the shiny restored stuff. I love...
Forum: Early V8 07-12-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By 53MERC
1953 Mercury Radio Speaker Connector

Does anyone out there have a spare radio speaker 2- prong connector ???
I have one for my front speaker, but need one for a back speaker.
Let me know if have one and how much it is. I'm trying to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 53MERC
A Big "Thank You" to The Mentor

Just wanted to give a shout out to one of the nicest, and most helpful guys I've ever met. Merc Cuzer (Roy) has taken me under his wing since I joined Ford Barn. This 53 is the oldest car I have ever...
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