|BARRY & CECILE'S FAVORITE FE POWERED MERCURY PAGE|
|Royce Peterson is known for his corral of GT-E Cougars.
He bought this blue one in Portland Oregon in 1999. It was complete w/ matching numbers, matching transmission, and all the special trim, but no engine. The car is mostly stock. Royce changed the open rear to a Detroit Locker. The engine is an orginal (4/8/1968) GT-E block, hydraulic side oiler bored to 4.255" w/Ross pistons, C&A plasma moly rings, and TRW bearings. Rods are NOS w/ARP bolts. Camshaft is a CompCams 270H w/Crane pushrods, and Erson roller rockers and support system. Color is Acapulco Blue upper body w/Sheffield Silver lower body. All GT-E's had Sheffield Blue lower bodies.
Options include the W code GT-E package, C-6 auto trans, power steering, power disc brakes, tinted glass and 3.50 rear axle ratio.
|Royce (R) with the late "Dyno" Don Nicholson (L)|
|One more car from "Down Under"
This 1963 Mercury Marauder belongs to Craig Bisset who hails from the old gold mining town of Ballarat in the state of Victoria, Australia. It is currently running a solid lifter tripower 390 w/ FPA try Y headers, and ported C6ae-U heads w/2.09&1.65 valves. Tranny is a 3 speed auto with a tight 3.25 " rear.
|Dave "Shoe" Schouweiler's Comet Cyclone CJ|
|Chuck "Cyclone Crazy" Stenerson's 1966 Comet Cyclone|
|This 1966 Comet Cyclone is owned by Greg "falconpi" Ross and is a legit mid to high 12 second street machine powered by a 428 with 4 speed trans.|
|Doug Couch owns this beautiful 1964 Mercury Marauder. Currently equipped with a 390/cruiso, but plans call for a day two type resto with period performance mods. In the plans are a 427 w/ 2 X 4Bbl carbs; factory long tube headers; a six speed T56 with factory type shift handle for stealth. Hallibrand bigs and littles; a 4.11 posi, and some period correct window decals.|
|This 1964 Mercury Monterey - Marauder is owned by Norman Master of Sacramento, CA.
Norm is the first and third owner of this car. He special ordered this car in late December, 1963 and was delivered to the dealer from the Wayne, MI plant on April 8, 1964. This is the only full size Mercury the dealer sold with a four speed manual transmission. It is powered by a 390 4V w/ close ratio 4 speed & 3.89 straight rear. Factory options include Heavy-Duty Police suspension; Brakes; Radiator and Battery. In November 1964 he added a set of factory long branch 427 cast iron headers and a set of underrider traction bars from Traction Masters.
The car now sports a full set of Torq-Thrust D wheels and a set of Michelin Pilot XGT H4 215/65X15 black sidewall tires.
On Oct. 8, 2001 the car was used in a promotional photo shoot for the new 2003 Mercury Marauder held at the Los Angeles County Raceway in Palmdale, CA.
On March 15, 2002 the car was used in filming a television special for Speed Channel on the history and racing performance of the Mercury Marauders. The filming took place in Sacramento,CA.
|"Play Money" is a 1965 Comet owned by Dave Costanso of Vineland, NJ.
It is powered by a 453 cubic inch FE with a roller cam; Erson rockers; Edelbrock heads; Eagle rods and Arias pistons. Transmission is a C4 with a 9" rear out back carrying 4.30 gears. The car ran 10.58 with a small block, but has as of yet not had a full pass with the new FE setup.
|Cropped Kitty is a Modified 1970 Cougar powered by a 427 tunnel port mill. It is owned by Frank & Sharyn Bowers. Be sure to check out their corral of Mustangs on the Mustang page|
|This beautiful 1955 Mercury is owned by Lee Hunsberger who lives not far from us in the Keystone state. I see this car often at shows in the area, but have not had the opportunity to talk to him about it. I hope to find out more info on this car real soon, but for now all I can say is that it is powered by an FE with webers and MSD ignition. It sounds "Bad Ass."|
|This beautiful 1961 Mercury Monterey is owned by Mark Spatz from the Egg Harbor, NJ area.
It is powered by a .040" over 390 with Edelbrock heads, tri/power intake manifold and carbs from a 406, MSD ignition and cast iron headers. The motor is backed up by a C-6 tranmission feeding an Auburn rear with 3.70 gears.
|Peter Wilson of Chance Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada is the proud owner of this beautiful R code 427 Comet 202 sedan that is one of only 22 built, of which only 2 came to Canada. This car was originally sold in Glasgow, Nova Scotia and stayed in N.S. until peter bought it in 1998. The car had been street driven and then parked in 1994. Peter has restored it to a "Day II" restoration, being essentially stock with the addition of 4.56 gears with a Detroit Locker; C8AX deep sump oil pan; Hooker Super Comp headers and aftermarket wheels. The bottom end was bored with platesand balanced by the Armstrong Bros. in Kingston, N.S.. J&E pistons w/ LeMans rods were used w/ ARP bolts. The crank is a steel cross drilled unit. Original Medium Riser heads were used with Ford Power Parts valves with Crane springs and retainers as a safety precaution. The colour is Mercury Cinnimon Frost, also known as Ford Burnt Amber. The interior is Parchment vinyl. The car is a radio delete, but was ordered with the 8,000 rpm tachometer.
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