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Joe Brenner 41 Merc

  JOE BRENNER 41 MERC   The Valley Custom Shop restyles the perfect mild custom 1941 Mercury 4-door Sedan for Joe Brenner. This article was originally created in November, 2015, ...
by Rik Hoving
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Sam Barris Merc License Plate Frame

  SAM BARRIS MERC LICENSE PLATE FRAME   Sam Barris used Dealer License plate frames on his trend setting 1949 Mercury back in 1951. Rather unusual for a Custom Car with all its ex...
by Rik Hoving
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Richard Aguirre 55 Mercury

Richard Aguirre 55 Mercury

  RICHARD AQUIRRE 55 MERCURY   After failing to buy a famous Barris Custom, Richard Aguirre buys a brand new 1955 Mercury and drives it straight to the Ayala Shop for some Custom ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega

Memo Ortega Stories Part 26

  MEMO’S 51 MERCURY FINISHED   Memo Has been working on his personal 51 Mercury for many years. In the last couple of weeks Memo was finally able to get all the loose ends ...
by Rik Hoving
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Early 39 Merc Custom

  39 MERC MYSTERY UNRAVELS   This unrestored very early 39 Merc Custom padded topped convertible showed up at the 2008 LA Roadster Show. It had every Custom Car enthusiast talk fo...
by Rik Hoving
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Mercs that will appear at Pebble Beach

  PEBBLE BEACH MERCURYS   Ken Gross has officially announced the 7 1949-1951 Mercurys that will be part of the Mercury display at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours.   August 16 ...
by Rik Hoving
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Pebble Beach Concours Mercury

2015 Pebble Beach Mercurys

  2015 PEBBLE BEACH MERCURYS   The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance creates a class of historic 1949-51 Mercury Customs for Sunday, August 16, 2015     Pebble Beac...
by Rik Hoving
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Wally Welch 1951 Pan Pacific winner

  WALLY WELCH TAKES BEST CUSTOM WITH HIS AYALA 1950 MERCURY   The second Petersens Motorama show was held in November 1951. The show was open to the public from November 7 till th...
by Rik Hoving
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Gil Ayala at the 1951 Roadster Show

  GIL AYALA AT THE 1951 ROADSTER SHOW   Lynn Ayala recently share some really great historic Custom Car memorabilia from her dad. Gil Ayala entered the Ayala built 1940 Mercur...
by Rik Hoving
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49 Mercury The Sahara

  THE SAHARA   This Mercury was the first chopped ’49-’51 that Tom Nielsen had ever seen in person, so it made quite an impression on him back in 1957.   By Tom Nielsen ...
by Tom Nielsen
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 21

MEMO’S 51 MERC PART 2 This is the second part of the story on Memo Ortega’s personal 1951 Mercury he is currently finishing. The car was recently painted in a really dark blue ...
by Rik Hoving
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