1983 Mercury Capri RS, Ford Racing 331, Turbo, Pro Tour Style, Full Resto, MINT!

Price: US $5,100.00 Item location: West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Make: Mercury
  • Model: Capri
  • SubModel: RS
  • Type: 2 Dr Coupe
  • Trim: RS
  • Year: 1983
  • Mileage: 118,002
  • VIN: 1mebp79f2df613002
  • Color: Performance White
  • Engine size: 331 Block - Originally 5.0L 302
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 5 speed manual
  • Drive type: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1983 Mercury Capri RS

1983 Mercury Capri RS. Performance white with Black Interior. Clean CTTitle in Hand.The timeand modifications into this Capri is like no other.These are very hard to come by, especially one modified to this extent. The Capri was stripped to bare shell and was sent to American Dry Stripping to be sandblasted down to bare metal, the fenders and k member were also sandblasted down. After that process the car was Lizard Skinned (sound deadener and undercoat) to the entire floor top and bottom of the shell, as well as the insides of the fenders ($1272.00 just for the sandblasting).
The car was then sent to Stanley'sAutobody for a complete repaint. The Mercury was then painted Ford Performance Whitewith Dupont Waterbase Paint (2012).The car shines absolutely beautifully and still shows like new with no defects. I have some leftover paint in a pint that will be given to the next owner. The Capri sits on a set of staggered TSW 18" Valencia Wheels with Nitto NT05 front tires and Nitto NT05R rear tires (Staggered). I have a Marti Report for the Capri which shows it is an original 5.0L 5 Speed car produced on February 7, 1983. The Ford Racing 331 block was purchased new in May of 2015, and was then assembled by Danbury Competition Engines in Danbury CT. The engine sounds beautiful with no smoking, noises, or leaks.
ENGINE/DRIVETRAIN
Ford Racing 331 Block purchased new.Comp Star Turbo KitTKO-3550 5 Speed TransmissionPromotion 500hp Clutch KitTrick Flow Twisted Wedge Aluminum Cylinder Heads (61cc chamber, 170cc intake)6.700" Chromoly Push RodsMegasquirt TuningSnow Performance Methanol KitIntercooled94/95 Cobra Master CylinderCobra front and Rear CalipersUPR Coil Overs (front)Maximum Motorsports Rear Adjustable Control ArmsEibach Sway BarsSiemens Deka 60Lb Injectors340LPH Fuel PumpHolley Systemax IntakeMSD IgnitionInnovate AEM WidebandAutometer Gauges w/test functions (0-60, 1/4 mile etc)Ford Racing 3 Core RadiatorRear Seat DeleteAccufab 75mm Throttle BodyAnderson Motorsports Power pipe
EXTERIOR/INTERIOR-New
Black Door HandlesBlack Lock setHood Release CableHood latchRear Seat DeletePower window motorsPower locksDoor StrikersNew Dash padHood HingesWeather strip kitHO Fibertrends Cowl HoodSaleen Rear Bumper SkirtSaleenSide SkirtsDoor Pins and bushingsHatch StrikerEngine and Trans MountsA/C Condenser and LinesASC McLaren Rear SpoilerRecaro SeatsSuede Momo Steering Wheel03 Cobra Style Shift knobCustom Leather Shift boot with e brake handle with yellow stitching
The negatives: The vehicle was tuned with Megasquirt tuning, it really needs to be tuned for cold starts. It acts like a carbureted car and stalls out without a little gas. It only does this on cold starts, once it sees a little temperature it is fine and holds idle just fine. The driver door gasket is still new and it takes a little extra effort to shut the door. The factory air conditioning set up is in place, the compressor with bracket is not, the compressor went bad and was never replaced. Install a new compressor, charge it, and it will work.
I am more than happy to assist with shipping the Capri at your expense, also willing to pick up from the local Airport (Bradley International in Hartford CT (BDL) or Westchester County airport (HPN) if the potential buyer would like to fly in and drive it home. Anyquestions justmessage me on here or feel free to call me at 203-695-4873. Thanks