1966 Mercury Comet Cyclone Gt on 2040-cars
York, Pennsylvania, United States
Engine:390 4BBL. NOT INCLUDED!!!!
For Sale By:OWNER
Exterior Color: GREY PRIMER
Interior Color: Black
Trim: CYCLONE GT
Options: FACTORY TACH, Leather Seats
Drive Type: REAR WHEEL
Number of Doors: 2
Sub Model: GT
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1966 MERC CYCLONE GT, THE REAL DEAL !!!, ORIGINALLY A 390 4bbl., 4 SPEED CAR, STILL HAS ITS 4 SPEED HUMP/ PEDDLES/ AND STEERING COLUME. ENGINE, AND 4 SPEED TRANSMISSION GONE, BODY PRETTY GOOD, BUT NEEDS FLOOR WORK. MOST TRIM AND NOSE PEICES INCLUDED, ALONG WITH ORIGINAL BUCKET SEATS, AND BACK SEAT. ALSO FACTORY DASH TACH., THIS IS A ROLLING PROJECT CAR, MOST 66-67 COMET/ FAIRLANE PARTS FIT. NICE PROJECT, NOT MANY LEFT, STILL HAS NICE CYCLONE FACTORY FIBERGLASS HOOD !!!! BUMPERS AND BRACKETS ALSO COME WITH, BUT ARE IN NEED OF RECHROME. AFTER AUCTION ENDS, YOU WILL NEED TO SEND A $250.00 DEPOSIT WITHIN 24 HRS. BALANCE, AND CAR PICKUP WITHIN 14 DAYS END OF AUCTION. ANY QUESTIONS CALL 717-781-4118 PETE.
CAR IS LOCATED IN SOUTH CENTRAL PA 17402, APPROXIMATELY 30 MILES FROM THE CARLISLE FAIRGROUNDS, MAY BE ABLE TO HOLD CAR TIL FORD SHOW, GIVE ME A CALL TO DISCUSS.
Mercury Comet for Sale
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Ford has decided to recall all of the 230,000 minivans potentially affected, namely those sold in salt-belt states and countries like Canada. The excess rust in the rear wheel wells was also able to prevent the third-row seats from locking to the floor of the minivan. To repair the problem, owners can take their minivans to dealers, and the dealers will place new panels in the wheel wells, replace the third-row seat mounting brackets and relocate the latches to an area away from any corrosion.
Ford says it will begin notifying owners during the last week of March.
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