1949 Mercury Eight

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Stock #
Engine Size
255 Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
255 Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual


Restored Mercury Eight! Mercury 255ci Flathead V8, 3-Speed Manual, Documented

1949 Mercury Eight

VIN: 9CM282409

Check out this gorgeous 1949 Mercury Eight Sedan! This 49' Mercury has a glossy Black Paint finish, Gray Interior, Suicide Rear Doors, Fender Skirts, Whitewall Tires, and a multitude of Polished Components all around that's sure to grab attention wherever you go! This Eight has undergone a meticulous restoration and the high attention to detail that it's received shows throughout! Under the hood sits a Mercury 255ci Flathead V8 Engine mated to a Flathead Sideloader 3-Speed Manual Transmission. Power is sent to the rear tires though a Dana 41 Rear Axle with an Open Differential. This 49' Mercury is a joy to drive and there's plenty of room in the trunk for your car show essentials!

The interior of this 49' Mercury looks amazing! Take a look inside to see this sedan equipped with Bench Seating front and rear, Gray Cloth Upholstery throughout, Gray Carpeting, beautiful Gauges, Painted Dashboard, AM Radio, Clock, Polished Components all around, Floor Mats, along with a Spare Tire mounted in the beautifully upholstered trunk! The underside of this 49' Mercury also looks amazing! You won't hesitate to place a set of mirrors underneath this Mercury any day of the week to display the beautiful condition of the Frame, Floors, Rear End, Driveshaft, Fuel Tank, Fuel and Brake Lines, Drum Brakes all around, Steering and Suspension Components, Pipe Exhaust Headers, along with the Dual Exhaust fitted with Flowmaster Mufflers as well!

This 1949 Mercury Eight Sedan is a wonderful car inside and out! Traveling along with this Mercury is collection of Inspection Reports and Vehicle Registrations from Colorado, where this Eight spent most of its life. Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this 49' Mercury so call us today before it's gone!

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



Mercury 255ci Flathead V8
Engine # K2504
- Machining Date: Nov/4th/1950 (From Stamped Serial number)
- Engine Block Type Year Range: 1949 - 1953
Serial # E4M
Mercury Correct "8CM" Cylinder Heads
- Other #: NJ139
- Correct for a 1949 – 1950

Holley/Ford 94 2 Barrel Carburetor
- 15/16 Venturi Size
- "94" Cast into the Rear Bowl
- "Model 8BA" Also Cast into Side Of Bowl.

Flathead Sideloader 3-Speed Manual Transmission
Transmission # NJ169

Front Suspension – Independent
Rear Suspension – Leaf Spring
Dana 41 Rear End
- Ratio: 4.27:1
- Open Differential
- Tag: 47/11
- Casting #: 1968168

Front Wheels – 15”
Rear Wheels – 15”
Front Tires – 225/75R15
Rear Tires – 225/75R15

Front Brakes – Drum
Rear Brakes – Drum

Dual Exhaust
- FlowMaster Mufflers


- Paint is Great
- Chrome in Good Condition
- Hood Ornament looks Good
- Bumpers in Good Condition
- Doors and Trunk Operate Smoothly
- Tail Lights look Good


- Gas Tank
- Exhaust looks Great
- Floor Boards are Solid
- Back Side of Rockers are Solid


- Dash looks Great
- Gauges in Good Shape
- Chrome looks Good
- Steering Wheel looks Great
- Carpet is Clean
- Upholstery is Nice
- Head Liner is Clean
- Trunk is Clean


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