1956 Mercury Montclair 2 Dr. HT Mild Custom !

Price: US $6,100.00 Item location: Milford, Connecticut, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Montclair
  • Trim: 2 Dr. HT
  • Year: 1956
  • VIN: 56SL106313M
  • Color: Persimmon & Arctic White
  • Engine size: 312
  • Number of cylinders: V8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 3 Speed w/ Overdrive (T-85 HD)
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Orange, White & Black
  • Options: PS, PB, AC, PW, Pwr. Seats, Multimedia Nav. Unit, CD Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1956 Mercury Montclair

Offering my 1956 Mercury Montclair 2 Dr. HT Mild Custom finished in Persimmon & Arctic White Acrylic Urethane Paint built to show or cruise !
Very good body when purchased in California 1993, restored & customized over the past 20+ years, always stored on lift in climate controlled garage.
VIN: 56SL106313M; registered & insured in CT under Bill of Sale as CT does not offer title for vintage vehicles. (Previous owner CA title on hand).
Factory equipped w/ 312 V-8, T-85 HD Overdrive Transmission, Power Brakes & Steering, Dual Exhaust all of which have been professionally rebuilt.
Engine runs strong, no smoke, holds 60 psi oil pressure; transmission recently gone through, new clutch; overdrive works properly.
Late ('57 up) Jet Hot-Coated intake manifold w/ Edelbrock 4V carburetor; late larger Jet Hot-Coated dual exhaust manifolds & heat shields.
Late ('57 up) distributor converted to electronic ignition; original "Mercury" valve covers chrome plated.
GM chrome one-wire 100 amp alternator; '65 Merc. one wire starter.
All new original type wiring harnesses; dash, body, engine. EZ Wiring panel w/ATC fuses in glove compartment.
Heavy duty recored radiator; new fuel tank; rear axle housing narrowed 4" by Moser Eng. to accommodate 15 x 7" American Racing Torq-Thrust II wheels.
Custom wheel center caps featuring inset Mercury emblems; Michelin 215/70R radial tires; Addco HD sway bar.
Finished in Akzo-Nobel Acrylic Urethane Persimmon & Arctic White over straight body.
Original finish was black & white; body required only minor front floor pan repair & outer rockers.
Rear 1/4 panels professionally extended 14" to surround continental kit. All steel assemblies from parts car welded in & finished (no seams). Additional stainless side trim extended, cut, butted & polished.
"Mercury" letters & bumper guards removed from front bumper, holes welded shut prior to plating; hood "rocket" shaved but "Big M" replated & retained.
Rear vertical bumper guards removed, bumper replated; deck shaved, custom license plate guard added.
Exterior door handles removed & converted to remote solenoid operation. (2 remotes included). Stainless trim on door paint surround extended, cut, butted & polished.
NOS full length Stainless Vent Shades. Cast aluminum dual exhaust extensions.
Accessory cast brass head light door trim, professionally chrome plated. Custom made flared fender skirts.
New tinted windshield & side glass (rear window original), all new Carpenter door & trunk seals, rebuilt roof rails, division bars, etc.
All chrome & stainless replated, polished or replaced as required.
Padded dash modified to accomodate A/C registers & controls & "Multimedia Navigation" unit (Touch Screen-AM-FM-CD-GPS-Back-up Camera); 4 speakers, two front & two rear.
Original instrument cluster professionally rebuilt, painted, chrome replated. All accessories, lights, gauges in working order.
2005 Expedition power bucket seats, center console w/ tach, cup holders, twin power outlets, covered center storage area hides switches for rear mounted power antenna, trunk release, etc.
Classic Air heating & air conditioning with R-134.
Custom orange & white interior; deluxe full circle horn ring; fully upholstered trunk.
Vintage 4-way flashers. High mount 3rd brake light.
Set of vintage shop manuals included as well as all receipts for work done.
All four side windows converted to power via Nu-Relics professional kit.
New firewall insulator, Lizard Skin & Hush Mat installed to reduce heat & noise.
Two speed electric wipers w/NOS Trico arms & blades.
Known issues: Speedo was rebuilt & works but odometer works inconsistently, typical oil drips due to inactivity, needs HD rear Addco sway bar installed (included), 3.15 rear differential installed to improve mileage; original 4.09 rear is included.
Call Pete any time at (203) 874-0585 or (203) 804-3459 with ANY questions or to arrange inspection.