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1951 Mercury Brake And Electrical Upgrade Details

1951 Mercury Brake And Electrical Upgrade Details

The dash is put back together, restored radio! Pretty electrical work. Heat shield for brake master, new electrical cut off switch, neutral safety switch, and brake switch.

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1951 Mercury Suspension Complete, Replacing Wiring Harness

The car is sitting on all fours and looking great, the wiring harness is being replaced on the 1951 Custom Mercury convertible.  The dash has been removed to facilitate all of the work needed to rewire it.  

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1951 Mercury Custom Power Disc Brakes

This kit from Master Power Brakes is the best.  The stock pedal pushed forward to the master cylinder, but there was no room there.  So the updated master cylinder and power brake booster, the 8″ Corvette one that is so common for hot rod installations, goes under […]

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1951 Mercury Custom IFS Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes, Rack And Pinion

Old front stub has been removed from the ’51 Mercury Convertible, new one welded on.  New power disc brakes, power rack and pinion steering, coil over shocks, period appearing one-wire alternator, power steering pump.

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Frame Stub IFS Tacked Into Postion

Hmm, something’s wrong with my camera, it makes my hair look white. This ’51 Merc Convertible is getting a new wiring harness and an independent front suspension with power rack and pinion steering and disc brakes.  Earlier post shows the disassembly, this one shows cutting the antiquated […]

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1951 Mercury Convertible Getting IFS And Other Great Things

Let’s do the first post like a TV show.  It comes in looking great, gets disassembled, and the parts come in…all in one episode!

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