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Old 06-13-2010, 10:55 PM   #1
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,Here I have posted pictures of original wood grain on a 38 DLx , how close is this colour to a 40 Merc, Does any one have a picture ,All help much appreciated Ted
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Old 06-13-2010, 11:22 PM   #2
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,Here I have posted pictures of original wood grain on a 38 DLx , how close is this colour to a 40 Merc, Does any one have a picture ,All help much appreciated Ted
Ted, i have been working on two 40 Mercurys, and both do not have a wood grained dash, and these are original, unrestored cars.....Ed
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Default Re: !940 Mercury Wood Grain

Thanks Ed do you think the color is close ?? Or are you able to post a picture.
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Thanks Ed do you think the color is close ?? Or are you able to post a picture.
Ted, The dash is a flat silver, with dark blue trim, these are both 40 Merc convert's. If you want to see a picture of the dash, i can take some tomorrow. and post them when i get home.....Ed
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I was looking for the wood grain , original ?
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I was looking for the wood grain , original ?
Ted, This is an original 45000 mile 40 Merc convert, i haven't seen a 40 Merc with a wood grained dash.....Ed
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Ted, This is an original 45000 mile 40 Merc convert, i haven't seen a 40 Merc with a wood grained dash.....Ed

how do you know that they did not have wood grain!
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OK Ed thanks ,I am doing this for a customer he requested woodgrain ,Maybe foreign ones had it .Maybe not .??
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Ed thanks for the info you are correct blue silver Cars here could be 39 ??
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Ted, This is an original 45000 mile 40 Merc convert, i haven't seen a 40 Merc with a wood grained dash.....Ed
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Ed thanks for the info you are correct blue silver Cars here could be 39 ??
Ted, No problem, glad to help, the Mercury had a pretty art-deco looking dash for its time. As far as i know the 39 was the last of the wood grained dash boards. Even the dash in 40 fords had a two tone paint job, if you decide you want pictures, let me know.....Ed
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