MERCURY

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted, but Oregon license plate BCC 455)

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Beige

Vehicle options: 302 CID

Car last seen: 2000, in Salem, OR

Contact: calebburlison@aol.com

Comments: "Two-door hard top with a black vinyl top. Oregon blue plates BCC 455, had some rust on the quater panels and I sold it only to buy something more reliable. I wish I hadn't!"

Submitted: March 8, 2008

LOST:

VIN: 6J23C501338

Year: 1966

Make: Mercury

Model: Comet Caliente

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Tan

Car last seen: 1974, in Scottsdale, AZ

Contact: dpetello@yahoo.com

Submitted: March 5, 2008

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted, but California license plate 1CAU445)

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: White

Vehicle options: Power steering, disc brakes, AM/FM stereo cassette

Car last seen: Long Beach, Calif.

Contact: Jeffdawg_35@yahoo.com

Comments: "Had a black vinyl top that had a rip in it. The car had a broken timing chain and it drank oil like water if I put the pedal to the metal."

Submitted: February 25, 2008

LOST:

VIN: 50SL61357M

Year: 1950

Make: Mercury

Model: 72

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Unknown

Vehicle options: Radical custom, chopped, sectioned

Car last seen: 1998

Person sold to: Randy Haggard, Cincinatti, OH

Contact: kingofthemercs@insightbb.com, or 859-363-3788

Comments: "I built this car into a full radical custom. Won King of the Mercs with it. Over 100 trophies and many special awards. Class Champion ISCA car show circuit. Car was red when I sold it. The new owner painted it purple. Car vanished after that. I was told someone in Florida bought it and it was resold at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ a couple of years ago for $86,600.00. That's all the info I have at present. Thank you, Larry Kramer, 11 McMillan Dr., Independence, KY, 41051."

Submitted: January 20, 2008

LOST:

VIN: 8F91W549314

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Augusta Green

Vehicle options: GTE (427 CID)

Car last seen: 1969

Person sold to: Robert Balmer

Contact: amberroach15@hotmail.com

Comments: "My father was a Lincoln Mercury/Jeep dealer in Batavia, NY in the '60s. I ordered this car for myself (at age 20). Car was sold to a Robert Balmer in LeRoy, NY and he traded it in to a Lincoln Mercury dealer in Buffalo, NY. This was an original GT-E with 427 power - not an XR-7. I have the Marti report - would like to find it and see it. Thanks!"

Submitted: January 13, 2008

LOST:

VIN: 8F93F531628

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar XR7

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Blue

Vehicle options: 302 CID, 3-speed manual

Car last seen: 1974, in Dayton, Ohio

Contact: richmarb@aol.com

Comments: "Looking for my first car - trying to get my cat back."

Submitted: January 13, 2008

LOST:

VIN: 6Z64S591316

Year: 1976

Make: Mercury

Model: Grand Marquis Brougham

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Gold and cream, two-tone

Car last seen: 2001, in Morganton, N.C.

Contact: shayne507@yahoo.com

Comments: "Was my grandmother's and grandpa's car; they bought it new. My dad had it until 1994 and sold it becouse we needed the money. I last saw it at an local used car dealership around 2001. That place closed down and haven't seen it since. Riding in the car is the only memory I have of my grandpa."

Submitted: February 22, 2007

LOST:

VIN: 7F91C625980

Year: 1967

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Green

Car last seen: 1977, in Witchita, Ks.

Contact: rdunruh@southwind.net, or (316) 788-8321

Comments: "Would like to contact any current or previous owners."

Submitted: January 1, 2007

LOST:

VIN: 6H23C591535

Year: 1966

Make: Mercury

Model: Comet Caliente

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Red and white

Vehicle options: Radio, two-tone, 289 CID

Car last seen: 1972, in Louisiana

Contact: outhouselandlord@yahoo.com

Comments: "I know this is a very long shot, but I'd really like to find my Dad's car. 1966 Comet Caliente, red body/white painted roof, red interior, 289 CID, 3-spd. This is the car I grew up in."

Submitted: August 7, 2006

FOUND:

VIN: 2K42l528411

Year: 1962

Make: Mercury

Model: Meteor

Body Style: Four-door

Original color: Champaigne

Contact: mary_atwood@nexnet.navy.mil

Comments: "Currently looking for information on this vehicle."

Submitted: August 7, 2006

FOUND:

VIN: 9Z45Y580647

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Monterey

Body Style: Convertible

Original color: Yellow

Vehicle options: A/C, power steering, power brakes, 3-spd. trans, heater

Car last seen: 2006, in Ada, OK

Contact: pmls013@yahoo.com

Comments: "My brother currently owns this car."

Submitted: May 1, 2006

LOST:

VIN: 9F14W649299

Year: 1979

Make: Mercury

Model: Capri RS Turbo

Body Style: Hatchback

Original color: Dark Jade Metallic

Vehicle options: 2.3L Turbo, 4-spd., power brakes, moonroof, interior accent group, electric rear window defrost, TRX wheels and tires, AM/FM/cassette stereo radio

Car last seen: 1983, in Dearborn, MI

Person sold to: Larry Leahy

Contact: svoist@comcast.net

Comments: "2.3l Turbo with Sperco carb kit and linkage mod for faster secondary tip-in. Aftermarket boost gage installed as factory 6 lb. boost was increased to 11 lbs."

Submitted: December 31, 2005

LOST:

VIN: 9H15M618011

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Cyclone

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: White/red

Vehicle options: 351W CID, poer steering, power disc brakes, rear wing, hood scoop, hood pins, race mirrors, FMX transmission, 3.25 open rear

Car last seen: 1976, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Contact: davidh@myway.com, 330-733-3675 or 330- 604- 3179

Comments: "I had this car in high school in 1973-1974 and sold it without thinking. I have missed it greatly and the good times the two of us had together ever since."

Submitted: December 31, 2005

LOST:

VIN: 7F91C513069

Year: 1967

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Car last seen: Kentucky

Contact: eljdt@qx.net

Submitted: August 7, 2005

LOST:

VIN: 0F91Q515058

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Yellow

Vehicle options: Eliminator package

Car last seen: 1973, in Waldorf, Md.

Person sold to: Waldorf Ford

Contact: gaslyin@comcast.net, or (410) 474-2392

Comments: "This car was my first car ordered from Cherner Ford in Arlington, Va. It was registered in my mother's name as I was only 18 years old. It came with the SCJ 428 CJ Ram Air. I'm curious of its whereabouts."

Submitted: January 22, 2005

FOUND:

VIN: 8F91F576881

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Green (now red)

Contact: Killane32886@aol.com

Comments: "Trying to locate the owner of this car."

Submitted: October 19, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 0H16H515599

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cyclone GT

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Charcoal Metallic

Vehicle options: Bucket seats

Car last seen: 1994, near Columbus, OH

Contact: theinsurancedude@yahoo.com

Comments: "1970 Mercury Cyclone GT sold in the early 1990s near Delaware/Columbus, Ohio. VIN: 0H16H515599. Metallic Charcoal body and silver trim exterior, factory green interior w/torn driver's bucket seat, cracked non-gauge dashboard, carpeted rear package tray, built 351 Cleveland w/FMX Auto/console floor shift, headers/dual exhaust, rear deck spoiler. Another distinguishing feature back then was, both doors needed hinges and pins installed forcing you to crawl in through the windows ("Dukes Of Hazzard"-style). If you own this car or know of its whereabouts, please email me at theinsurancedude@yahoo.com. Photos available at: http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/401273."

Submitted: September 21, 2004

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1951

Make: Mercury

Model: Coupe

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Black, with white top

Vehicle options: Radio, heater

Car last seen: 1960, in San Diego, Ca.

Contact: mzfire50@yahoo.com

Comments: "Fuel fill door was filled in. Hood and deck lid filled in, no grill. Lowered three inches in front, two inches in back. Three-speed with overdrive. Car was last painted '57 Olds Sapphire Mist Blue. California yellow/black plates, license number JDK 989."

Submitted: August 8, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 0F94H555058

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar XR7

Body Style: Convertible

Original color: Bluish white

Contact: jeffpilotj@aol.com

Comments: "This was my first car and I'd like to find it again."

Submitted: August 8, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 4Z57Z-532925

Year: 1964

Make: Mercury

Model: Monterey

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Salmon Pink

Vehicle options: 4 speed, 335 HP/390 CID

Car last seen: 1968, in Newport, Wash.

Contact: studey49@povn.com

Comments: "Was repainted blue, black interior, bench seat."

Submitted: June 16, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 799A1980780

Year: 1947

Make: Mercury

Model: Sedan

Body Style: Convertible

Original color: Black

Car last seen: 1957, in Denver, Colo.

Person sold to: Lou Bell Motors, Denver, Colo.

Contact: chad1barb1@aol.com, or marcusedell@comcast.net

Comments: "Car was customized in 1952 with a Chevrolet Bel Air 1951 hard top. Body was black top was titan red. Interior was black and red pleated and rolled naugahide."

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Submitted: June 13, 2004 (Updated February 10, 2008)

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1941

Make: Mercury

Model: Sedan

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Black

Vehicle options: Pace car

Car last seen: 1957, in Hawthorne, Calif.

Contact: hayden203@juno.com

Comments: "Car had frenched headlights, decked and nosed. 1941 Ford front bumper, '49 Mercury rear bumper. It was in grey primer with white dash and back and red, tuck and roll upholstery. At the time it was traded it was registered to David C. Hayden, 130 E. Indigo, Compton, CA."

Submitted: May 30, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 57SL52372M

Year: 1957

Make: Mercury

Model: Turnpike Cruiser

Body Style: Convertible

Original color: Yellow

Vehicle options: Pace car

Car last seen: 1994, in Marion, NC

Person sold to: George Cooper

Contact: fredgruber@AOL.com

Comments: "I was told that this car was sent to Sweden. Still have a set of keys, would like to present them to the new owner. Have fairly complete history and pictures. I bought the car in 1966 and sold it in 1975. Traced it through two owners to George Cooper, who said he sent it to Sweden to a guy who was going to restore it."

Submitted: May 30, 2004

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cyclone Spoiler

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Yellow, orange

Vehicle options: Spoiler, Hurst 4-speed

Car last seen: 1987

Contact: knucks@harlanonline.net

Comments: "1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler, with two 429 CJ engines. One stock, the other built with 850 dual-line Holley carb. Black interior, yellow orange exterior. Hit on right side, brown primer. Five-slot mags. Sold to a man in SE Kentucky - Hydamn or Hazzard, KY. My brother traded car for a green and primered TR7. God, I wish he hadn't done that."

Update (June 12, 2004): "My father told me that the man who has the car now (Ben Prater, formerly of Dicey, Ky.) lives in Georgetown, Ky., and works for Toyota. If this helps, please update!"

Submitted: June 12, 2004

LOST:

VIN: 8F91C523688

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Blue

Car last seen: 1987

Contact: COBRAJOHN69@AOL.COM

Comments: "My title number in Nebraska was HO86818."

Submitted: May 16, 2004

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Dark green with a white painted top

Options: Mild custom, Grant GT steering wheel, ultra bullet wheels, 351W

Car last seen: 1989, in Huntsville, Ala., at Woody Anderson Ford, where it was traded for a 1989 Mustang LX 5.0 coupe

Contact: gmrandoplh@ardmore.net

Comments: "I would really love to have this car back. When traded off, the front valance was smashed, and the console was in the trunk; also, the car had a rolled and pleated package tray. This was not my first car but it was my favorite. If the current owner is not interested in selling it, perhaps I could see my old drag racing buddy."

Submitted: October 10, 2003

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Blue, with white top

Car last seen: 1995, in Lidgerwood, ND

Contact: Joshstibal@hotmail.com

Comments: "It was my Dad's car. He used it for drag racing. He had Mickey N50s on the back but it was all stock. I have everything else - jacket and other stuff - but I want to find the car."

Submitted: September 21, 2003

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1964

Make: Mercury

Model: Monterey

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Tan or beige paint with two-tone tan interior

Options: 390 4-speed, fastback-style rear window

Car last seen: 1990, in Seattle, Wash.

Contact: willsmokem@yahoo.com

Comments: "This was my first car. I put an original Merc Marauder 390 from a '64 Park Lane parts car that was sold with the Monterey in place of the 390 that had Ford valve covers when I bought it."

Submitted: September 21, 2003

LOST:

VIN: 4A93Q------

Year: 1974

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: White

Options: 351CJ

Car last seen: 1989, in Gulfport, Miss.

Person sold to: NAVY SeaBee NMCB1

Contact: DavidCompton@webtv.net

Comments: "I owned this car from '86 to '89. It was registered in Virginia the whole time. The car is, or was, white with black vinyl top,interior, and side molding. It is the only '74 Cougar I have seen with this color combo. That is not why I'm looking for it; 1974 was the last year for the 351-4V GT(CJ). I have only seen ONE other Cougar with this engine and know of 3 others. I have been trying to find this car for over 10 years! I didn't know what I had when I owned it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks David Compton."

Submitted: August 3, 2003

LOST:

VIN: (No VIN submitted)

Year: 1969

Make: Mercury

Model: Cyclone CJ

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Aqua blue metallic

Options: 428 Cobra Jet, Ram Air

Car last seen: King Dodge of St. Louise, Mo. (St. Louis? - Ed.), sold the car in 1970. It was traded in by my brother. He bought it new from Bender Best Mercury dealer on Kings Highway Street in St. Louise, Mo., in 1969.

Contact: thehouseman1@live.com, or 314-606-5256

Comments: "The color of the car, Aqua Blue Metallic, was very rare on the '69 Cyclone CJ. I was 13 at the time my brother bought the car and have a lot of good memories."

Submitted: July 22, 2003

LOST:

VIN: 8R91F504596

Year: 1968

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: White

Car last seen: 1994, Central Coast, Calif.

Contact: mijack1989@yahoo.com

Comments: "Sold my cat and want to find her."

Submitted: May 26, 2003

LOST:

VIN: 7F91A623736

Year: 1967

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Inverness Green

Options: 289 4V, C4 trans., black top

Car last seen: 1985, in Toledo, Ohio

Contact: Mike Howard, mdandkids@yahoo.com

Comments: "This was my first car and I would appreciate any help. Thanks, Mike Howard."

Submitted: March 4, 2003

LOST:

VIN: OH15N538354

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cyclone

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Orange

Options: 429, 4-sp.

Car last seen: Sumter, South Carolina

Person sold to: Jim Puck

Contact: m.horine@insightbb.com

Submitted: February 22, 2003

LOST:

VIN: 6F91H502137

Year: 1970

Make: Mercury

Model: Cougar

Body Style: Two-door

Original color: Blue metallic

Car last seen: 1971, in Wawa, Ontario, Canada

Contact: pierreg@onlink.net

Submitted: January 29, 2003



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