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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By 53MERC
Re: How to make new belt line molding for my 53' Merc convertible

Roy,
You Sir always find a solution. Great job.
I remember you and Brenda telling me that if they don't make the part you have to improvise.
You have been a great help to me and my Merc.
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By 53MERC
Re: What flathead would you most likely encounter in space?

That was hilarious!!!
I needed a good laugh.
Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Merc In The Snow

Now that is a lead sled!!! Thanks for another fine video Ralph. That is one dependable old Merc.
I miss that snow (sometimes).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By 53MERC
Re: A New L@@K

Thanks so much. I'm loving it too. I get a lot of looks with the Merc. Unfotunately no young women though. :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By 53MERC
Re: A New L@@K

Hi Ralph,
I just went with the same size as what came off. There are P205 - 75's.
Hoping to eventually get wide whites. These were only $63 each delivered from Wallymart.
Have a great week Sir,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By 53MERC
Re: A New L@@K

LOL. Those are fake. I bought a full sized pattern and made them a few years back. They don't eat anything but sawdust. LOL.
We do have the real deals here though. They are spotting about every day...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By 53MERC
Re: A New L@@K

Thanks Guys. Down the road I may add the whitewalls next. Isn't Christmas coming soon? LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By 53MERC
A New L@@K

I wanted to go back to the original rims on my car for a more period correct look. The old tires were dry rotted and the chrome rims were rusting in places.
I love the new look. Took it to a car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,413
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Perfect work bench

You are never too old to get hammered and/or screwed?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,587
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Rust Oleum spray cans

I use a lot of spray paints and have had the same issue with these Rustoleum "2X" paints clogging. Mostly the HIGH gloss. Always getting clogged. I like the quick dry spray paints which is what these...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-27-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By 53MERC
Re: The Merc In Autumn

Ralph,
Thanks for another great video. I love that old barn. It's always neat to see the craftsmanship from the old days. Beautiful country. Is that a Go Pro camera you are using?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Moose And The Mercury

Ralph,
Glad you and the Merc are ok, although I would have liked to see who was built the strongest. Lol.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By 53MERC
Re: 1953 Merc poverty caps

Roy,
It looks like 10-1/4" if I am seeing that correctly.
Thanks for posting those pictures.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By 53MERC
1953 Merc poverty caps

Does anyone have a Mercury original poverty hubcap on their car or laying around that I could get you to measure? I have the original 15" steel rims that came on my car new.
I'm trying to get the...
Forum: Early V8 09-21-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By 53MERC
WTB : 1953 MERC speedometer glass lens

***Found one. No longer needed***
9/22
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 53MERC
Re: GLASS tint questions......

Very cool. Thank you Bob.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 53MERC
Re: GLASS tint questions......

Thanks for the replies gang. I also had the following replies:
1) Use a white piece of paper behind the glass to see if there is a slight tint.
2) Most of the green tint glass if it is still OEM...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 53MERC
GLASS tint questions......

I have a 53 Merc.

Does anyone out there have the GREEN tinted glass on their car? I need to buy a new piece for my rear door, but am not sure if I currently have the clear or the green tint. After...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By 53MERC
Talking Re: The history of Dagmars

Great informative post Roy. Thank you.
BTW- My wife thought I was l@@king at something other than cars. Geez!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By 53MERC
Re: The history of Dagmars

Make that three of us. Thanks Pete.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By 53MERC
Re: 52 Flathead Radiator

I just ordered a new one from Shoebox Central for my 53 Merc. It's supposed to be a direct fit. Cost $700 + $50 shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Just for Fun- Ford MOSStina not patina!

Are you sure its not a MOSStang?
Sorry, I couldn't resist.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Merc Awesome Sunset

Great picture Ralph. I'm loving that weathered 4-door Merc!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By 53MERC
Re: movie star

Congrats! That is way cool.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By 53MERC
Re: Anyone still putting custom paint into aerosol cans

SCORE!!! Thanks for that suggestion. My local OReily's can't do it but there is one 30 minutes away that can. Problem solved,
Thanks again.
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