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Custom 1950 Mercury Convertible "lead Sled" on 2040-cars

Year:1950 Mileage:21000 Color: Bently blue with flames /
 Blue
Location:

San Juan Capistrano, California, United States

San Juan Capistrano, California, United States
Transmission:Automatic
Body Type:Convertible
Engine:351 W
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1950
Interior Color: Blue
Make: Mercury
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Monterey
Trim: customized
Drive Type: RWD
Options: Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible, Haartz top material
Mileage: 21,000
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Seats, Air ride suspension, Flame thrower exhaust
Sub Model: Lead Sled
Exterior Color: Bently blue with flames
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. ... 

1950 Mercury Convertible "Lead Rag"
After nearly ten years of enjoyment, it's time for me to sell my all time favorite car. This is possibly the chance of a lifetime to own a real 1950 Mercury Convertible that has all the cool custom touches of only the best Lead Sleds. I call her the Lead Rag, which stands for Lead Sled Rag Top. She's been in magazines, won lots of top trophies and given me hours of great times. She is a driver too, this is no trailer queen you can drive her anywhere you want.

Here's a partial list of options:
Chopped top convertible with Haartz canvas top and boot cover and yes it works.
351 W Ford engine with AOD trans and a 9" Lincoln rear end.
4 wheel disk brakes, Fat Man front end, A/C, cruiser skirts, 
Ground effect lights under the car, Dual exhaust with Flame Throwers and 4 link Air Ride suspension by the Bagman.
53 DeSoto grille, 57 Caddie hubcaps and air cleaner
59 Caddie taillights, dual electric antennas and they are all frenched in.
Custom paint with multi-color flames and awesome pin stripping by "Styles".
Full leather interior, including the trunk. 
Real Appleton spotlights, 
Booming great stereo with sub-woofer built into center consol.
Molded in side pipes with Mercury Man covers.
Diamond Back classic wide white wall tires.
Lots more goodies with unlimited cool fun.


Check out these videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoCeNNgnR3Q and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNZtnY3uIp4

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