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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Mon, 03 Jan 2011 11:01:00 EST
Now that the curtain has closed on Mercury, Ford Motor Company will redirect all of its marketing dollars for the oft-overlooked brand to the Blue Oval's luxury outpost, Lincoln. In speaking to Automotive News, the chairman of the Lincoln National Dealer Council, Bob Tasca, Jr., said, "You'll see a lot stronger presence in the advertising of Lincoln in 2011."
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:27:00 EST
Lincoln spokesperson Christian Bokich reminded AN that the automaker is "preparing the way for seven new or significantly refreshed vehicles" that will be launched over the next four years, and the largest ad blitz in 2011 will focus on the refreshed MKX crossover, as well as the MKZ sedan and its hybrid counterpart. Following that, Lincoln has plans to launch a completely overhauled version of its Navigator SUV, an all-new C-segment vehicle and the overhauled 2013 MKZ, which Tasca says will be "strikingly different from its Ford Fusion sibling."
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According to a Bloomberg report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an investigation into complaints of unintended acceleration lodged against Ford vehicles. The investigation began in June of 2010 when just three complaints had been received and it only concerned the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, but this was at a time when the phrase "unintended acceleration" made grown men go pale. With 49 additional complaints received since then, the investigation has been reclassified as an engineering analysis - the last phase before a recall - and it has been expanded to include the Lincoln MKZ, making for a total of "around 480,000" units affected between the three sedans from the 2008 to 2010 model years.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 11:02:00 EST
The ostensible cause is that floor mats are trapping the accelerator pedal, but according to a Ford statement at the time, the entrapment is due to owners placing the optional all-weather floor mats, or aftermarket floor mats, on top of the car's standard floor mats. NHTSA has backed up that assessment, pinning the blame on "unsecured or double stacked floor mats."
On the face of it, it would appear that NHTSA has upgraded the status not because of Ford's error, but owner error, and Ford has stated publicly that it is "disappointed" in NHTSA's move. On top of NHTSA still being skittish after that other unintended acceleration debacle, it could be seen to be taking its time investigating all of the variables: it's reported that Ford changed its accelerator pedal design in 2010, a "heel blocker" in the floorpan has been considered a potential culprit in how the floor mats could be trapping the pedal, some drivers have said the floor mats weren't anywhere near the pedal, and according to a report in the LA Times, in "a letter sent by Ford to NHTSA in August 2010, the automaker said it found three injuries and one fatality that 'may have resulted from the alleged defect.'"
Ford has announced a recall of certain Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles after an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A total of 128,616 2010 and 2011 models equipped with steel wheels may have been manufactured with wheel studs that could crack and split over time. If that happens, the vehicle may experience a wheel separation.
According to The Detroit News, the company is aware of a total of 30 wheel separation incidents, one of which occurred on the front of the vehicle. Even so, no injuries have been reported as a result of the defect.
The problem apparently stems from the fact that the mounting pads on the vehicles' steel wheels may have been faulty from the factory. In addition, the wheel mounting face on rear disc brakes may not have been installed properly. Ford will inspect the rear disc face and replace them as necessary. In addition, the company will replace all of the vehicle's wheel studs free of charge. Head to the NHTSA website for more information, and click past the jump to view the full recall notice.