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Wayne, MI assembly
Car: 1963 Mercury Monterey 2 door sedan
Engine: 427 Super Marauder
427 8V - 425 Horsepower
Codes: Body -
Trim - 56
Trans - 5
This car is pictured below with its original owner, "Animal Jim"
Feurer http://www.animaljimracing.com/. He was 22 years old and is pictured in front of his parents house
He purchased it on March 23, 1963 from Peterman Ford in Peru, Illinois
It was sold to its second owner, a body
man at a Ford garage, in the summer of 1966. A couple months later the second owner removed the drive train
and installed it in a 1963 Ford Custom 2dr. He also took the 6 cylider
and 3-speed out of the Custom and put them in the Mercury. He sold the
Mercury that way with 18,000 miles on the car, in mint condition.
owner put a 352 in it, then a 430, then another 352. The car ended up
on Bob Olmstead's used car lot in December 1967. Bob sold it in an auction
in Tremont, IL or Dire, IN.
Anyone know where it is today?