1949 Mercury Monarch Led Sled

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Stock #
7508
Engine Size
255 Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
VIN
0372H497508
Miles
4,527
Stock #
7508
Engine Size
255 Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3 Speed Automatic
VIN
0372H497508
Miles
4,527

Description

1 of a Kind Mercury Lead Sled! Fully Restored, Flathead V8 and Modern Features!

1949 Mercury Monarch


VIN 0372H497508


Mechanics


255ci Flathead V8 Engine

Ford C4 Automatic Transmission

Offenhauser Intake

Offenhauser Aluminum Heads

Holley Carb

Chrome Alternator

Chrome Air Cleaner

Mallory Ignition

Dual Exhaust

Exhaust System is in Good Shape

Monoleaf Spring

Heavy Duty U Bolts

Period Correct Rear End

Cherry Bomb Mufflers

Custom Cross Member for Transmission

Steering Gear is in Good Shape

New Bolts

Lower Control Arms Look Great

New King Pins

New Brake Lines

Trans Cooler

Body


Beautiful Yellow Paint Job

Desoto Grille

Lake Pipes

Shaved Door Handles and Emblems

Frenched Headlights and Tail Lights

Dual Spot Lights

Chrome Hinges on Hood

Doors Fit and Operate Great

Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid

Beautiful Chrome

Very Nice Trim Around Windows

Popper for Trunk is in Gas Door

Solid Trunk with Nice Mat and Spare Tire

Fender Skirts

Wide White Wall Radial Tires

Full Hubcaps

Very Solid Frame

Floorboards are Original and Beautiful

Nicely Painted Underneath

Rockers are Solid

Body Mounts Look Great

Solid Heavy Duty X Frame

Interior


Brand New White Vinyl Interior

Alpine AM/FM/CD Stereo

Very Sharp Looking Two Tone Dash

Nicely Painted Steering Wheel

Bench Seat

Lokar Shifter

Seatbelts Front and Back

Nice Headliner

New Dolphin Gauges

Starter Button

Wipers Work


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History of the 1949 Mercury


Mercury was an automobile marque of the Ford Motor Company launched in 1938 by Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford, to market entry-level luxury cars slotted between Ford-branded regular models and Lincoln-branded luxury vehicles, similar to General Motors' Buick brand, and Chrysler's namesake brand. From 1945 to 2011, it was the Mercury half of the Lincoln - Mercury division of Ford. Using badge engineering, the majority of Mercury models were based on Ford platforms.


The first postwar Mercury was introduced in the 1949 model year. Sales figures for both Ford and Mercury broke records in 1949. Within its era and beyond, the Mercury Eight was popular with customizers. In 1949, Sam Barris built the first lead sled from a 1949 Mercury Eight; the Eight became the definitive lead sled, much as the Ford V-8 was becoming the definitive hot rod.

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