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1964 Mercury Parklane Silver Anniversary convertible

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Done to replicate my own car, purchased shortly after I turned eighteen. When I finally scored an annual kit a few years ago, I painted it Model Master burgundy, and did a black interior exactly as my 1:1 was. The engine is blue, because that's what color it was painted by the local high school shop class that rebuilt it. 390, 4 barrel, Hush Thrush mufflers with Thrush resonators. You knew it was me from about three blocks away.

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Nice. You must have been a popular dude in high school! I love seeing replicas of cars of our youth or that have some special meaning.

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Another stunning model.

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Very cool SFD. To build a replica of your own car is always fun. Great looking car.

Roy

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Nice looking Merc.

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Very sharp model, SFD, love the color and detail...

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What a beautiful car!

I like the early-mid '60s Mercurys, and that one is simply gorgeous.

Charlie Larkin

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Very nice!

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There's a lot to like here. Well done!

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The new guy's got some skills. Another eye-catching build.

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Beautiful Model, great detal and rare subject, also high schools had machine and car workshops? thats so awesome man, i wish my high school had anything like that down here in brooklyn all i had was metal detectors police officers everywhere and constant fighting and extortion lol

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well done

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My kind of car, and my kind of build!!!

Lovelly done SLD!!!!

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This is one NICE piece of work!!!

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Love your builds! Something ud actually see at a local show!

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Can't go wrong with a big Merc!

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Very Pretty

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Love your builds! Something ud actually see at a local show!

Kind of ironic that you said that, Chris. :rolleyes:

I bought this car in the fall of '82, and sold it a year later for the same thousand bucks that I'd paid.

Eight years later, while my then girlfriend and I were at the local Cruise Night downtown, gazing at all the cool cars at the show, lo and behold there it was. :o

Completely restored, of course, and looking gorgeous. Only a couple years after that these cars were going for $25,000 - 30,000, in that kind of shape. :wacko: But I still get my dream car, it's just smaller now. :lol:

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