AutoHunter Spotlight: Custom 1941 Mercury Convertible

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Featured on AutoHunter, the net public sale platform pushed by ClassicCars.com, is that this customized 1941 Mercury convertible. It was as soon as owned by Don Miller, NASCAR legend and former President of Penske Racing South. The large Merc is powered by a 350ci Chevrolet V8 backed by a TH350 automated transmission. Options embrace Mustang II-based unbiased entrance suspension, chopped folding convertible prime and AM/FM/cassette stereo. Completed in maroon with purple and white customized vinyl inside, this Mercury comes from the promoting seller with a transparent North Carolina title.

In line with Don Miller, this automobile was personalized in Ohio in 1959-1960 by Bax Brown. The outside was refinished in Honduras Maroon over 30 years in the past. Options embrace chopped windshield body with a V-butt windshield, frenched headlights, shaved hood and trunklid, fender-mounted antenna, twin rearview mirrors and electrical spotlights, folding tan convertible prime and color-matched rear fender skirts.

A set of purple metal wheels with 1955 Lincoln entrance wheel covers is wrapped in whitewall radial tires.

The facility break up entrance bench seat and the remainder of the cockpit are upholstered in purple and white pleated vinyl. Options embrace energy home windows and steering, tilt steering column, air con, rear air shocks adjustment swap and column-shift automated transmission.

The instrument panel consists of a 110-mph speedometer and gauges for the gasoline degree, temperature, amps and oil strain. A further set of gauges that features a 160-mph speedometer and gauges for the coolant temperature and oil strain are positioned underneath the dashboard. The promoting seller states that the odometer reads 60,601 miles however the true mileage on this car is unknown.

Energy is offered by a 350ci Chevrolet small-block backed by a TH350 three-speed automated transmission. Engine bay options embrace finned-aluminum valve covers with Cadillac emblems, aluminum consumption manifold, four-barrel carburetor, Mallory digital ignition, and maroon and chrome batwing air cleaner.

Beneath, this tradition Mercury encompasses a Fats Man Fabrications unbiased entrance suspension, energy rack-and-pinion steering and 1960 Thunderbird nine-inch rear axle with 3.50 gears. Braking is offered by energy entrance discs and rear drums. A twin exhaust system with glasspack mufflers exits on the rear. Further pictures of the undercarriage will be discovered within the carousel within the public sale web page.

The public sale for this customized 1941 Mercury convertible coupe ends on Tuesday, Might 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. (PDT)

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