1956 Mercury Montclair 2 door hardtop classic custom

1956 Mercury Other

Condition: Used
Make: Mercury
Model: Other
Year: 1956
Mileage: 120,000
VIN: ks129155
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
Item location: Netawaka, Kansas, United States

Description for Mercury Other 1956

This car is a complete customized restore. It is a 1956 Mercury Monclair 2 door hardtop body mounted on a 1995 Ford Crown Vic frame and drivetrain. The engine is a 4.6 liter v8 with the 6 speed automatic transmission. The heater/ac box unit was mounted into the firewall, so the car has AC/heat and the vacuum controls from the 95 crown Vic. Because the ac unit was mounted into the firewall, there was no room for the original 56 hood hinges. Therefore, a "flip-up" hood was used from a 86 Buick lesabre. The lower half of the front fenders were cut and welded to the body and the upper fenders welded to the hood and affixed to hinge mechanism. It does have new front windshield and side glass.....minus the back glass and the 2 small front pivot glass(I have them, but not installed). Has new rubber seals around front and back glass.Car drives great and smooth down the road. Drive it often and take it to KC(hour and 1/2 one way). Never trailer it because it was made to drive, Cruises the interstate at 80 very well and still gets 21 mpg doing it. Gets better mpg at 60(around 25). This car drives and handles 10 times better than it ever did coming straight out of the factory.
Please Note: this car is a Complete customization/fabrication. The underneath of the trunk lid is still unfinished, but was given a coat of fiberglass. I would consider it a "rat-rod" vs. a show car. The trunk is not finished out. There are also imperfections throughout the car to keep it from being a show car. Ex.(door gap between fenders are rather wide. Door hinges need adjusted for better door alignment when opening and closing. Missing some stainless to finish the car. Door seals are original(hard and cracked.....however, the front and back glass rubbers are new). The rear tires are the original from the crown Vic, but the front tires are smaller and narrower to fit the wheel wells while turning. There are some chips in the paint(door edges, etc.). Paint is not show quality(In my opinion)
Can work out shipping arrangements or drive it to you or you can drive it home.
Any questions call 785-364-6787