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1982 Capri Rs Black Magic 5.0 T Tops on 2040-cars

Year:1982 Mileage:0 Color: bare metal paint job in
Location:

Prospect, Connecticut, United States

Prospect, Connecticut, United States

1982 Mercury Capri Black Magic RS 5.0 , the car has had a exterior bare metal paint job in 2008 (base  and clear) the car was painted apart. .It has a 1984 RS nose and large hood scoop added, it will come with 1982 original bumper (not repainted ) and original gold trx wheels (not repainted). The brakes have been upgraded to 1999 Mustang GTbrakes all around  almost new ,86 gt roller bottom end with e7 heads and Eldebrock 289 performer intake, 85 gt holley,  the end of the float bowls were sealed due to slight weeping from the plugs on them . about 120,000 miles on it- runs good .shorty headers off road h pipe ( can give you 4 cat factory ) 2.5 magnaflow catback , smog pump delete .t5 transmission new fluid , mileage? ,8.8 posi new wheel bearings and gear oil, mileage ? . Sn95 konis on the front and svo konis on the rear , 87 Mustang front control arms with new sn95 moog ball joints , eibach sport line springs , and factory quad shocks . 99 cobra wheels with new bfg 245 tires about a 1000 miles on them.  A section of the drivers floor was replaced and welded on subframe connectors were added.  The drivers quarter panel was replaced with a nos one due to accident from long ago . and the drivers door was in the accident as well so a set of rust free doors with the entire factory power lock setup was used(car did not come w/ factory power locks). Have the black magic  license plate frame too. All new weather stripping was used . The interior has new carpet front and rear. New dash pad. Someone put in aftermarket radio and did a bad job at wiring it ,should be fixed needs new speakers as well . The steering wheel has cracks all over. The engine compartment cruise control is missing . The ac wiring coming from compressor has a cut wire and I can't find were it is supposed to be. I use a new liquid line , but never tested the compressor due to the wire. So that will need sorting. The original drivetrain is long gone. Real mileage ?  I found the build sheet in the car, will come with the car. I tried to describe it as best I can , if you have questions or want to see it in person let me know.  Please don't buy this car if you aren't able to garage it- it would be a shame.

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Report: Last Mercury for retail business built on Sunday

Mon, 04 Oct 2010 17:29:00 EST

Ford is already well into winding down its Mercury line, and the autoamker has announced that the very last of the soon-to-be dead brand's products built for retail sales was manufactured on Sunday, October 3. The final Mercury Mariner rolled off of the assembly line at the company's Kansas City facility, putting an end to a brand with over 70 years of history behind it.
Even after the Mariner heads off into the automotive sunset, Ford says that it will continue to manufacture a handful of Mercury models for fleet and government service for a while longer, though mum's the word on how long we can expect that practice to continue.
Interestingly enough, according to USA Today, most incentives on Mercury vehicles have all but dried up, even as the brand's August production increased by 120 percent compared to July's figures. Instead of cash on the hood, some areas are offering no-cost maintenance or similar programs. Even so, Mercury has continued to out-sell Lincoln right to the end - besting Ford's luxury arm's sales by nine percent in August.

Ford Recalling 70k Escape and Mariner Hybrids for cooling issue

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:31:00 EST

Ford is recalling about 70,209 examples of the 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and the 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid because the cooling pumps for their hybrid systems could fail.
According to the company's defect notice, it's possible for the original "Motor Electronics Coolant (MEC) Pump" to wear out and fail, which would could cause the hybrid system to overheat. If this happens, the vehicle goes into a safety mode that takes away most or all of its power. However, braking and steering still operate normally. After cooling down, the affected models restart normally. The company says that it's not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem.
Ford will begin repairing the vehicles in late October, and dealers will be installing improved, brushless pumps on the affected models at no charge to owners. If drivers had their pumps fail before this recall, they can contact Ford for a possible reimbursement. Scroll down to read the recall announcement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or download the full defect notice as a PDF, here.

Report: Lincoln getting all of Mercury's ad dollars

Mon, 03 Jan 2011 11:01:00 EST

Now that the curtain has closed on Mercury, Ford Motor Company will redirect all of its marketing dollars for the oft-overlooked brand to the Blue Oval's luxury outpost, Lincoln. In speaking to Automotive News, the chairman of the Lincoln National Dealer Council, Bob Tasca, Jr., said, "You'll see a lot stronger presence in the advertising of Lincoln in 2011."
Lincoln spokesperson Christian Bokich reminded AN that the automaker is "preparing the way for seven new or significantly refreshed vehicles" that will be launched over the next four years, and the largest ad blitz in 2011 will focus on the refreshed MKX crossover, as well as the MKZ sedan and its hybrid counterpart. Following that, Lincoln has plans to launch a completely overhauled version of its Navigator SUV, an all-new C-segment vehicle and the overhauled 2013 MKZ, which Tasca says will be "strikingly different from its Ford Fusion sibling."
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