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Rayman’s Profile Photo
Jun 23, 2010 at 5:19 am
Awesome ride
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Oct 13, 2009 at 9:02 am
Congratulations. Your car has been chosen as The Mystery Car of the Day! Please allow this message to post as soon as you read it!
Take care,
BifferSoul’s Profile Photo
Oct 17, 2008 at 12:31 am
Very Nice

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1956 Mercury Monterey Chrome/Stainless Steel (Marilyn)

Last updated Mar 28, 2012  

Photo of a 1956 Mercury Monterey Chrome/Stainless Steel (Marilyn)


This lonely car in need of some serious TLC, sat on a hill in early December, over 20 years ago. I heard of this car and when I saw it, immediately I knew I had to give her the attention she desperately needed. 50 dollars held it, till I could come up with the money. The day came to tow it home, and I knew I had to sit in it while it was being towed by a tow bar. With a hole in the floor on the drivers side, I watched as the asphalt went by on the icy snow covered roads below me. With the window half way down, and no door handles I sat in this chilly ice confined vehicle, smiling all the while and content that she was mine.


-Safety Surge V8 312 Engine
-225 Horsepower
-Four Barrel Holley Carburetor

Factory Options

-Heating and defrosters
-Travel Tuner Radio
-Safety Seat Belts
-Windshield Washer
-Full Disc Hubcaps
-Dual Exhaust
-Fender Shields
-Padded Dash
-Merc-O-Matic Transmission
-Rear Seat Ash-Tray
-Stainless Steel Rear Paint Divider Trim
-Rear Bumper Wing Guards
-White Side Wall Tires


-Valve Cover Oil Kit

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