Lot #934

1969 MERCURY CYCLONE GT SCJR 2 DOOR HARDTOP

Auction Scottsdale 2008
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 934
Year 1969
Make MERCURY
Model CYCLONE GT SCJR
Style 2 DOOR HARDTOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 9H16R602833
Exterior Color COMPETITION ORANGE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 428 SCJ R CODE
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description
In 1995, this car was restored with extensive modifications made to the original engine by Lunati Racing out of Memphis, TN. The factory color of Competition Orange with Black Shelby stripes complimented the colors for those events. This is a matching numbers (engine, transmission and rear end) Mercury Cyclone GT Super Cobra Jet "R" Code. One of the rarest Mercury muscle cars ever built. This is 1 of 3 built according to the Ford database information provided by Marti AutoWorks of El Mirage, AZ. This report will go to the new owner. This car still has the original interior which is in excellent condition. The following is a breakdown on the work performed by Lunati: Original 428 SCJ, 1960's Holman and Moody 2x4 medium rise, 2 Edelbrock carbs, SCJ heads, Manely flow cut stainless valves. hardened guides, flow benched, Harland sharp roller rockers 1:76 ratio, 10.7:1 compression TRW pistons (.30 over bore), SCJ LeMans cap screw rods (very rare), Elgin camshaft 592-292, balanced and blueprinted by Lunati, Griffin polished aluminum radiator, Mallory and MSD ignition, C6 transmission (B&M shift kit), 5 clutch pak (only came in SCJ'S), TCI 2800rpm stall converter. 4.10 Detroit Locker rear end (Trac-Lock), 9" 31 spline rear end, rebuilt front end, gas shocks front and rear, lowered 3", increased springs in front, brake system rebuilt, 2 1/2" exhaust, 3-chamber Flowmasters, exhaust manifolds HPC coated and "Megs" stainless tips. Competition Orange factory-correct paint, black Shelby stripes in all-urethane paint (DuPont). Polished American Racing wheels with BFGoodrich T/A radial tires.
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