1966 Mercury Comet Cyclone Gt on 2040cars
York, Pennsylvania, United States
Engine:390 4BBL. NOT INCLUDED!!!!
For Sale By:OWNER
Exterior Color: GREY PRIMER
Interior Color: Black
Trim: CYCLONE GT
Options: FACTORY TACH, Leather Seats
Drive Type: REAR WHEEL
Number of Doors: 2
Sub Model: GT
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1966 MERC CYCLONE GT, THE REAL DEAL !!!, ORIGINALLY A 390 4bbl., 4 SPEED CAR, STILL HAS ITS 4 SPEED HUMP/ PEDDLES/ AND STEERING COLUME. ENGINE, AND 4 SPEED TRANSMISSION GONE, BODY PRETTY GOOD, BUT NEEDS FLOOR WORK. MOST TRIM AND NOSE PEICES INCLUDED, ALONG WITH ORIGINAL BUCKET SEATS, AND BACK SEAT. ALSO FACTORY DASH TACH., THIS IS A ROLLING PROJECT CAR, MOST 66-67 COMET/ FAIRLANE PARTS FIT. NICE PROJECT, NOT MANY LEFT, STILL HAS NICE CYCLONE FACTORY FIBERGLASS HOOD !!!! BUMPERS AND BRACKETS ALSO COME WITH, BUT ARE IN NEED OF RECHROME. AFTER AUCTION ENDS, YOU WILL NEED TO SEND A $250.00 DEPOSIT WITHIN 24 HRS. BALANCE, AND CAR PICKUP WITHIN 14 DAYS END OF AUCTION. ANY QUESTIONS CALL 717-781-4118 PETE.
CAR IS LOCATED IN SOUTH CENTRAL PA 17402, APPROXIMATELY 30 MILES FROM THE CARLISLE FAIRGROUNDS, MAY BE ABLE TO HOLD CAR TIL FORD SHOW, GIVE ME A CALL TO DISCUSS.
Mercury Comet for Sale
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It's hard to think back now, but the same man overseeing the design of the 2013 Ford Fusion also presided over a rather lackluster period in Ford design, highlighted by vehicles like the Five Hundred and Freestyle. With the redesigned Fusion receiving high praise, J Mays tells Automotive News that he feels vindicated from criticisms suggesting he's not a daring enough designer.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:00:00 EST
When Mays took over as lead of design in 1997, he admits to having quite an ego ("My head would barely fit through the door some days. I've long since gotten over myself") and the workload to match. With the Blue Oval's portfolio full of premium brands like Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo at that point, along with the bread-and-butter Ford, Lincoln and Mercury models, Mays certainly had quite the challenge.
It was in the mid-2000s that Mays took over just the premium brands, and took on the new title of Chief Creative Officer. At the time, Mays endured some criticism for looking backwards to retro styling, rather than setting a new standard for American car design - criticism that Mays says he is free from with the all-new Fusion.
The Detroit News is reporting that Ford will recall some 370,000 Crown Victoria (pictured), Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles from model years 2005 through 2011, for an issue regarding the lower intermediate steering shaft. 355,000 of the vehicles in question were sold in the US, with the other 15,000 sold in Canada.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:31:00 EST
The report indicates that corrosion of the lower intermediate steering shaft could cause a "loss of steering," presumably because of a partial or complete failure of the part. The report points out the dealers will inspect and replace the offending steering component for recalled cars, and may also secure a lower steering column bearing and replace the upper intermediate steering shaft as needed. The company is unaware of any reports of the faulty part causing any accidents or injuries.
Ford helpfully lists states in which corrosion is more likely to have taken place, mostly in the Snow Belt, as you might guess. Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia are listed.
Ford is recalling about 70,209 examples of the 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and the 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid because the cooling pumps for their hybrid systems could fail.
According to the company's defect notice, it's possible for the original "Motor Electronics Coolant (MEC) Pump" to wear out and fail, which would could cause the hybrid system to overheat. If this happens, the vehicle goes into a safety mode that takes away most or all of its power. However, braking and steering still operate normally. After cooling down, the affected models restart normally. The company says that it's not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this problem.
Ford will begin repairing the vehicles in late October, and dealers will be installing improved, brushless pumps on the affected models at no charge to owners. If drivers had their pumps fail before this recall, they can contact Ford for a possible reimbursement. Scroll down to read the recall announcement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or download the full defect notice as a PDF, here.