1972 Mercury Montego GT 429 / 529 - LOTS of new and NOS parts - Torino Brother
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Seminole, Florida, United States
Features and Specifications
1972 Mercury Montego GT
When is the last time you laid eyes on a rare beauty like this one!!
Videos and more pics info at the end of the description!!
1 of 202 that came with the 429 (included is the Marti Report)
LOTs of NOS parts were purchased. This is about my 5th frame off resto I’ve done.
Car runs great.
16 month Frame – Off restoration
Completed 2 years ago
1700 miles since frame – off
TONS of extras and add-ons
Original 429 block – now a 521
Edelbrock Torker II
Built by local builder known for big block ford racing.
3” exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers / stainless tips
8 quart oil pan
Cam specs - custom grind (spec by Randy 460 forum - grind by Lunati
272/282@.006" - 225/233@.050" - 136/143@.200" - .320"/.312" lobe lift, (.576"/.562" with 1.8/1 ratio rocker arms), 109 separation; 107 intake centerline.
Original C6 transmission
Original 9” rear
Used original M/T BBF Valve covers – polished
POA valve was gutted in place for a switch. POA valve is there for original looks.
Upgraded compressor – all new lines
AC works off switch instead of POA valve
3 row aluminum radiator
NOS battery holder
Rebuilt wiper more to resemble NOS
4 wheel disc brakes / stainless lines / new hoses / new calipers
front are NOS brake rotors – drilled and slotted to match rear
New booster, master cylinder, proportional valve
ALL new suspension and bushings
ALL new body mounts
Custom rear springs
All new shocks
All components are the same as a Ford Gran Torino
Original Color – Code 2N Bright Red
PPG Deltron ($550 gallon 3 years ago). PPG cleacoat
EVERY part on this car was painted separately inc brackets, rear, suspension…
All moldings had their original clear removed and were polished.
Front and rear bumpers rechomed.
NOS turn signals
NOS headlight grills
NOS Center grill
New GT emblem on front grill
New door handles
Original dash – Not a cover
Original door panels – stainless strips were remove and polished. Panels were dyed (original black)
Original Rimblow steering wheel (works!) – Cost $500 to have redone)
New heater motor
Dash was removed – all new switches
New carpeting with original style built in floor mats (upgraded padding!).
I also purchased custom made carpet mats to go over the built in mats
New aftermarket seat covers with NOS comfortweave inserts (this is the real deal – Almost extinct!!!)
Original clock with built in quartz.
New aftermarket console lid
NOS shoulder seat belts
New window cranks
New inner and outer window rub strips
Glovebox has stereo in it (w/ remote)
Subwoofer in trunk
New rear window deck
Billet Specialties rims
New fuel tank (brand new sending unit – does not read correctly on gauge though)
reset odometer to 0
Original trunk spare tire sticker
original spare tire. Repainted wheel in satin black
I have the Marti Repot
Included in the purchase. I paid over $400 for this.
Shows this car is 1 of 1 with all the options that came with it.
Original AC car
True “N” car (1 of 202 that came with the 429)
Drives and stops straight!
I bought this car with original paint on it. See pics on the website (see below for website info)
Not a race car, but a good quality show car that definitely turns heads!!!!
Tons of pictures on my website. I’m sure there are things not mentioned above, but you’ll see them here.
Google Attitude Custom Painting – go there and look for the Montego pic (1) on the lower left hand menu
See the “Monthly Updates” which show updates and pictures from each month during resto
Car is located in Pinellas County. If you would like to view this car, or would like additional pictures, or info, please feel free to contact me
Please do not ask what the reserve is at this time. If you are interested in the Montego, just put in your highest amount you’re willing to pay for the car.
PLEASE NOTE - Most of the pics are by CHUCK GREEN
you can read an article he did on this Montego by going to "Street Muscle Mag" and search for Montego GT - "Forgotten American Muscle"
By request I added about 5 pics of the Marti report in my "Monthly Updates" section my website mentioned above.
No longer can you add links in a ebay listing so you'll need to just read the above - in hopes you can find it
I also have a request for videos. I have about 8 videos of this car also on the website.
There is a link in the yellow table on the Monthly Updates Page.
Google Attitude Custom Painting - once at the website, look in the left hand menu for the pic of the red Montego Body. Click on that.