This 1965 Mercury Marauder is unbelievably nice! It’s a documented California and Arizona car since new with only 59,000 original miles and a straight, solid, rust free body. Binder full of work receipts totaling over $17,000 !

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The Mercury Marauder was built on the Monterey platform, with fastback roof and 390 cubic inch Ford FE V8 Engine. The fastback design was intended for stock car racing.

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This car has a great profile!  And the condition is stunning! It’s had a great combination of caring owners and excellent, high quality work with receipts that show not only the work but the progression of mileage.

It’s well equipped with

  • 390 V-8 Engine

  • C-6 Automatic transmission

  • Power Steering

  • Power brakes

  • Mk IV Air conditioning

  • Tinted glass

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The paint and bodywork is absolutely gorgeous, in Polar White. the paint is very high quality, deep and smooth. You can see the reflections in this photo.

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The Chrome and trim is gorgeous too!

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This car is exceptional throughout! Everything was done in a high quality, professional way!

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Spectacular!

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Rare to find one in excellent condition like this!

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The checkered flag says it all – this car was designed to win on the NASCAR circuit!

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Awesome trim !

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Beautiful Hubcaps and excellent whitewall tires!

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The interior is an incredibly nice original interior!  I think this is an excellent window into how nicely this car has been cared for – the colors are still vibrant, the steering wheel is wonderful, with the combination opaque and translucent rim that looks great!

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All original and in absolutely beautiful condition!

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The Steering wheel is a work of art – the back half is clear, and the front half is blue. And it’s beautiful, no cracks, a delight to behold.

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The instruments and the dash trim are beautiful indeed!  Note that in this photo, the mileage just turned exactly 59,000.  I put another 70 miles or so on it.

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Note the map light working, and the Mark IV AC unit.

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One of the very few flaws, a small dash crack starting at the speaker corner.

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Another way to look at a low mileage car – lightly used pedals!

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Beautiful doorpanels

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Excellent doorjambs – the paint preparation and execution were top notch!  Also note the weatherstripping was done when it was painted and it is fresh and soft. It’s this type of detail that makes a beautiful car that the new owner can be proud of!

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Let’s open the hood – it’s really nice, clean, and authentic here!

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The big 390 Cubic inch Ford V-8 – a powerful torque-monster!

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The engine and transmission were rebuilt, with receipts included in the file!

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The hood insulators were done after paint, a nice touch when you open the hood!

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This is a fully operational car – the wipers, horn, turn signals, lights, dash lights, brake lights, high and low beams, and heater / defroster all work like they’re supposed to!  The Radio and clock don’t work, and the A/C isn’t cold.

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Beautiful chrome and lenses!

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Amazingly nice trunk, with original mats in excellent condition!

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Here it is with the mats removed – that brown stuff is the dried mat glue, not rust! Also note the new trunk weatherstripping.

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there’s the original jack

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Absolutely fantastic solid original sheetmetal underneath!

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Another view of the awesome original floorpans – totally solid and nice!  The reality of the car matches the California and Arizona history and documentation!

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This is the bottom of the trunk floor, we’re standing underneath the rear bumper for this shot. and the gas tank just ahead of it. This is just the driest, nicest undercarriage ever!

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And speaking of dry, here’s the nice, dry oil pan and the nice, dry transmission pan. This car has been beautifully maintained!

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A beautiful car with perfect western history, excellent caring owners and  high quality restoration work that is documented by receipts!