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1964 Mercury Comet

Vehicle Quick Facts

Profile ID: 56494
Year: 1964
Make: Mercury
Model: Comet
Markets: Classic & Antique, Muscle Car, Resto-Mod
Vehicle Type: American

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Vehicle Story

This Mercury started life out with automatic transmission & stock engine. Now there is a 347 living under the hood and an MDL modified Front shift T5 5-speed for better driveability. Modern DriveLine supplied an entire 5-speed package to convert this from automatic to manual, including an aluminum bell,  Flywheel, clutch pedal cross member, and mount.

Getting power to the ground is a Superior clutch. Making clutching easy is an MDL hydraulic clutch setup, with an externally mounted slave cylinder.
The Comet has a 'rod n' custom' front-end/subframe upgrade as well.

To handle the shifting duties inside the car a classic Hurst Lever with a white shift ball dresses the car nicely.


Tech Sheet

Drivetrain