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Old Car Reader Wheels: 1962 Mercury Monterey

It took 14 years, but one owner has breathed new life into this stunning 1962 Mercury Monterey.
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Rick Rodriguez has resurrected this stunning Merc. He had this to say about his rejuvenated Monterey...

"My wife brought me this car for my birthday 15 years ago for $3,200. It needed lot's of work from the ground up. I started to work on the car little by little. First, I started with my suspension, then afterwards rebuilt the original 352 motor. The transmission also had to be rebuilt. After that was all completed, I replace all of the wire harness. Then the upholstery and the paint job afterwards. It took me 14 years to restore the car."

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