1969 Mercury Marquis Review
This Long Roof Is Like Driving Your Sofa Down The Highway! — This wagon reminds me of the 1971 Ford LTD Country Squire we had when I was growing up. It totally makes me feel like a kid again. I'm installing an 8-Track player in it so it's even more like my Dad's old one. I bought it from the original owner who owned it for the forst 39 years of it's life. The only deviation from stock are the 16" Lincoln LSC mags. I refinished them by hand and they look good on the wagon. I'm thinking about going to 17" Mustang Bullit mags, if I can find an affordable set. The suspension is stock, but it looks lower with these wheels. I would love to find a set of rear folding seats to convert it into a 10 passenger wagon. If you've got a set, let me know.
Primary Use: Family transportation
Pros: It's big and bad. The 429 pulls and pulls! It totally reminds me of the 1971 Ford Country Squire that we had when I was a kid. The fold down lights make it classy, like a Lincoln. It is so Smooth and gets all sorts of looks. I have never seen another one like it at any car show!
Cons: The highway gears means it not a rocket off the line. It is only a 6 passenger, I wish it were a 10. It Loves to drink gas!
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