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Congrats, can't wait to see the pics. BTW what's your 10-20?
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10 20? huh
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I thinks he's asking what is your location!
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I bought my 49 Merc in 1978 and it has been my driver ever since. I took it down and did all of the body work in 1990. Now, I'm doing it again. You know, I thought I had just fixed it ... time goes on. I noticed that my two middle box sills/cross members have totally rotted away whereas the ones I built for the front and back are still good. Does anyone know where I can find repro parts or should I just make them again myself? My daughter said the truck looked "naked" with out those big fenders on. Cheers. Michael.
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Here is my "new" 51 or 52 (I dont know how to tell the exact year yet) merc. Got er for really cheap, with a merc tailgate from a 48-50. The guy I got it from had a ton of old vehicles from every make and model! Lots of ford and merc half tons, but most were really rough, including this one. This one was just the "best" for cheapest. He wanted some high dollars for some others that were in alot worse shape!

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My 52 M1 the day I brought it home. Front clip was replaced with one from a ford truck at some point. The Vin and the rest of the trim is all Mercury.

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Original tailgate is in pretty decent shape!

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peppypro - based on the front clip your truck looks like a 51. 52's had either "FORD" or "MERCURY" lettering on the peice below the nose of the hood. The V8 badge was located on the hood nose trim.

Although, after 60 years the only way to know for sure is the VIN#.
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My daughter and I picked up this 49 M68 about 2 months ago .

Still looks the same but engine is slowly allowing us to take it apart

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I visited the North St. Paul car show this past Friday evening. I finally got her running for the season - but now the season is almost over.
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Been working nonstop 2 days getting the old truck
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Drive tonight. Purred like a kitten. I picked the truck in the early 80's
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Back into storage on Sunday. Mo attachment button so sorry
No picture tonight. 1951 Merc M1 Custom Cab 239, 3 on the floor, original radio.
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10 20? huh
10-20 is code for "what's your location" .......it's radio talk. I suppose no one uses radios any more so it's probably obsolete.
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2003 f 150 Heritage Edition
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Been working nonstop 2 days getting the old truck
Driveable again. Routine fixing after storage. Took the merc for a nice
Drive tonight. Purred like a kitten. I picked the truck in the early 80's
And am the 2nd owner of the truck.
Back into storage on Sunday. Mo attachment button so sorry
No picture tonight. 1951 Merc M1 Custom Cab 239, 3 on the floor, original radio.
I would love to see a picture of your original radio. My truck was originally purchased without a radio so I have a panel with the word 'Mercury' on it where the radio should be.
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