What makes this car unique are the factory four-speed manual trans and tachometer. The next owner will have to decide whether to go full sleeper with a V8 swap or to just drive and not really enjoy. The seller says the car needs a full restoration; but we don't generally recommend restoring a Fairmont/Zephyr. More likely, this car will get a quick Maaco paint job and cheapo interior refresh. We think that's perfectly fine and we'd eventually opt for the swap in this car,with some nicely hidden exhausts.
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Glenoma, WA, USA
$899 with ZERO bids and 6 days to go
Yes, this is basically a shrunken police car. The non-functional vents aft of the front wheels let you know this one's a Merc.
No, it's not exciting from this angle, either. Not steelies - ideal here would be widening the originals or finding wider ones still compatible with the boring wheel covers.
Interior is a bit more appealing than the exterior. The shapes are non-offensive and functional enough. The faux wood probably looks much more gaudy on a sunny day. Apparently, some owner tried fitting a single-DIN Ford radio. We'd work on better integration.
As expected, the back seat looks unused. Remember, this is the SPORTY two-door!
Several pics show surface rust, but the seller claims the only real issue is the battery tray, which is pretty typical. This image seems to show solid floors.
“Needs complete restoration runs and drives .Some dings and dents and surface rust .All glass is good appears most everything works many new parts car sat 10 years”