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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-16-2017, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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10th Annv Mercury

Here's the 54 Mercury from Rel 41. Not 100% but pretty nice. Oblong tires and scuffed sidewalls.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-17-2017, 07:22 AM
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Nice, although the sunroof looks a little sunk.
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Sunliner would be Ford's version I think. Merc had another name for their's I bet.

Surely great looking and probably most slight imperfections disapear on the shelf.
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Sunliner would be Ford's version I think. Merc had another name for their's I bet.

Surely great looking and probably most slight imperfections disapear on the shelf.
Sun Valley was the Merc. Ford was the "Crestline Skyliner". Sunliner appeared on convs sometime in the 50's.
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Gotcha.

Sunliner was Ford's ragtop...and I guess the retractible used the Skyliner name after Mercury was done with it.
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Gotcha.

Sunliner was Ford's ragtop...and I guess the retractible used the Skyliner name after Mercury was done with it.
My '54 Merc was yellow,white roof,white interior,'57 312 with 3 Strombergs.I seem to remember it as a Sun Valley.My girlfriend drove her mom's red & white Skyliner. The good old days.
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That's bad to the bone Strom! Now we know why the HT handle!
Don't supose you got pix?
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