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Old 05-16-2012, 04:40 AM   #1
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Default Got me a Mercury

Went to a garage sale yesterday and came home with this!
Not a spot of rust anywhere on it.
I was dumbfounded when I saw it sitting there
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:06 AM   #2
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Lucky dog! all the garage sales I go to are full of womens clothes!
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:50 AM   #3
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That's sure is a nice find. Maybe I should start going to garage sales
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:02 AM   #4
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Still got the flat head? thats cool
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:04 AM   #5
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Did you get the grill and bumpers? Nice car to tour with.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:09 AM   #6
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Good Job!! Beautiful car. Doesn't appear to need much but exercise.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:53 AM   #7
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Bumpers are rechromed and still wrapped up, new glass all the way around, the grill is absolutley cherry, and the entire bottom has been painted in POR 15.
Yes it has the flathead in it and it is going to stay in it. It also has dual exhaust.
It was the find of the year, thats for sure
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:54 AM   #8
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Lucky dog! all the garage sales I go to are full of womens clothes!
Yes! And ping pong tables.
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:08 AM   #9
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Looks good think I will start going to garge sales
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:16 AM   #10
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Lucky dog! all the garage sales I go to are full of womens clothes!
Are you more upset that you haven't found any cars or that there is nothing in your size in the women's clothes? LOL just kidding!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:22 AM   #11
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Nice car!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:40 AM   #12
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I found this 1970 Bradley GT at a garage sale 2 blocks from my house. It was interrupting me finishing my 36 Cabri SO I sold it... Had some excitement & fun because I went to a garage sale on a wim. My step Grandkids loved it they also love my 36 & the Rumble seat.

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Old 05-16-2012, 07:50 AM   #13
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Nice car! Now please, do not chop it, bag it, slam it, put in air conditioning, or any other crazy business!
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:59 AM   #14
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is it a repaint ? low miles? looks great!!!!
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:46 AM   #15
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is it a repaint ? low miles? looks great!!!!
hard to find like that these days in calif it would cost over 10k!!
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:44 AM   #16
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Looks good, had one back in 56, paid 500 bucks for it. Wish I still had it.
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:31 AM   #17
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Ron: Don't we all wish we had what we used to have. Me: 32 5w/olds, 32 4dr model B, 61 Vette, 56 nomad, 57 nomad, 40 chev, 40 ford cope/olds, 60 chev 2dr imp, 64 chev imp(winter crasher), 55 chev, and more.
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:26 PM   #18
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The plan is just to get it safely on the road and keep driving it
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Old 05-16-2012, 01:26 PM   #19
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You could do alot with that one!
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:21 PM   #20
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Your biggest problem will be the brakes, they just can't work in today's trafic. Put a set of disks on the front.
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