65 Comet Caliente ,white-red Interior, 289 4 Barrel Auto, Barn Find. on 2040cars
Centerville, South Dakota, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Engine:289 4 V
Disability Equipped: No
Number of Doors: 2
Sub Model: Caliente
Exterior Color: White
Drive Type: automatic
Interior Color: Red
Number of Cylinders: 8
Warranty: no warenty
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. ...
Barn find, parked since early 90's inside. The Bad--- car has a cracked windshield, There was a mouse nest under trunk filler board---- lower drivers rear quarter has rust through. Front passenger fender has softball size spot near bottom, car needs a gas tank. 2 50 cent size holes above visors in headliner, one small rip above drivers door on the bottom edge. Paint still shines, normal door dings and paint scrapes--- its a 20 footer. I am the second owner of the car. Car runs and drives, just not very far with gallon gas can under the hood! Lower front bench split at the seems-- Taped. Interior is nice, a couple of pinhole size rust holes in front floor, needs new carpet. Steering wheel is perfect! Carb has been kitted but not adjusted, car runs and can be driven on trailer.Brakes work,lights work , heater fan works. The oil pressure runs between half and high line. cashiers check, cash on pickup, or PayPal. $ 500.00 non refundable deposit by Pay Pal within 24 hrs after auction close. The total amount within 5 days of auction close. I can store the car for a while and will help to load. SHIPPING IS BUYERS RESPONSABILITY and cost !!!!! E-Mail with any questions, GOOD LUCK!!!
Mercury Comet for Sale
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'Tis the season... for road salt. And with that, comes rust. And what does rust bring? Well, for Ford and General Motors, a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation. According to The Detroit News, NHTSA is looking into potential recalls issues with Chevrolet Express vans and Ford Freestar minivans.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:30:00 EST
The feds have received five complaints that rust has caused leaking fuel filler pipes on 2003 Express vans. Separately, seven complaints have been filed over excessive rust in the rear wheel wells of 2004 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans. The Freestar and Monterey went out of production in 2007. Neither issue has resulted in any crashes or injuries, according to the report.
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.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:31:00 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.
Owners of Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models, listen up. According to a report on Automotive News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into these four vehicles totaling an estimated 725,000 units. The investigation appears to center around a malfunctioning throttle body on non-hybrid models of the 2005-2012 Escape and 2011-2012 Fusion. With Mercury dying off after the 2011 model year, this probe will also apply to the 2005 through 2011 Mariner and the 2011 Milan. There has been some discussion around the Escape stalling issue for some time now, but this investigation appears to be larger in scope than before.
Though not a recall yet, NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received 123 complaints of stalling or surging vehicles, while Ford itself has logged 1,472 complaints. The investigation report, which is posted below, seems to indicate that a faulty circuit board for the throttle body could cause the vehicle to go into limp mode, which, according to NHTSA, could cause complaints of both stalling and surging.