AMT 1949 - 1950 Mercury
kit. This kit has a lot of extra stuff in the box, primarily
custom parts, some of which I used here. The front bumper
is flipped upside down, I liked it better that way visually.
skirts came with the kit. I am not sure about the white
walls, tires, and rims, I may have added them from another
kit or the parts box.
This kit also included two engines, one of them being a
Chrysler 413, the other a "stock" Ford Flathead
paint is a hardware store color. Which at the time, I really
liked, I think I did several 50's cars in this unusual purple
is one of those kits that has been around forever, and includes
a lot of extra parts you don't see in modern tooling for
model kits. For this build, I used some of them, but the
overall body is stock.
has since released their own Mercury kit, with a chopped
is a real 1:1 Mercury that has been customized quite a bit.