1955 Mercury Lead Sled Chopped

Sorry Sold
 by Louis A, USA, Las Cruces

Unique one of a kind custom sled...
Top has been chopped 5 1/2", stretched 6",
Custom 1950 tinted rear Mercury window
hand formed opening by Matt Bailey 
at Mad Hatter Customs
who did a lot of work on this car.

Bumpers have been reconditioned and are Nickel plated
as well as rear taillight housings.

Car has been dropped in rear with 
Jamco leaf springs and blocks,
Front coils are lowered, new bushings up front, 
drum brakes done,
tranny rebuilt, runs the original 3-speed Merc-O-Matic,
the motor is freshly rebuilt with about 300 miles.

It's the original 292 Y block, bored .30 over,
 thumper comp cam, 312 intake with a 4 brl edelbrock carb,
electronic ignition, new radiator,
 4-stack custom velocity stacks
 peaking out of hood, cherry bombs on the exhaust with
custom ghost outlets, custom taillight lenses made by Johnny Smith.

License plate hides in back deck so it goes up and down
 with toggle switch on drivers seat,
Goodyear wide whites, Cragar 69 deluxe custom wheels
with Mooneyes spider caps, custom Aluminium
crowns on valve stems from Paul Yaffe,

Chopped windshield glass,
 custom black chrome skull headlights,
custom jolly roger skull and cross bones
steering wheel from Con2R only 100 were made,

 shaved door handles and trunk, 
lizard skin insulation inside,
4 custom bomber seats, rebuilt steering box,
custom skull hand mirrors outside,
recently painted hot rod Flatz Black Cherry Pearl 
in a matte finish

 and more...
many many hours of labor and cost to get to this level...
more needs to be done but car is turn key and drives good.....

This Sled is a real head turner,
gets a lot of looks and thumbs up,
has won multiple trophy's...
not for paint, engine or interior
but because it has the WOW factor of cool...
so many people love this car and
all the girls wanna take pictures with it...

USA Las Cruces