1950 Mercury Monarch

1950 Mercury Monarch

Owner(s): Gary Pullen

City / State: Des Moines, IA

Club: Concrete Cruizers, ISRA, KKOA, Good-Guys

Builder: Gary Pullen

Engine Details: 350 Cubic In.

Carburetor: 1406 Edelbrock

Headers: Stock

Exhaust / mufflers: Flow Masters with cutout lake pipes

Transmission: 350 Turbo

Rear-end / ratio: 3:08

Front suspension: Chevy Chevelle with shortened coil springs

Front Brakes: CPC Disc

Rear suspension: Chevy Chevelle with Firestone Air Bags

Rear brakes: Drum brakes

Wheels: 15” Chevy with 57’ Caddy hubcaps

Body modifications: Chopped 3”, shaved door hood and trunk handles. 54’ Chevy grill, frenched headlights, 59’ Caddy taillights set inside 58’ Chevy bezels. 52’ Desoto front bumper, 51’ Merc fender skirts.

Hood: Shaved with square corners

Paint type / color: Dupont Wintermint Green and Vanilla Shake

Gauges: Auto Meter

Interior goodies: Heat and Air, cruise control, remote entry, power trunk and radio antenna, 64’ Chevy C10 steering wheel, Flaming River tilt wheel, AM-FM CD player, Caddy power front seats

Custom pieces: The whole car is customized

Awards: Too many to count

Cool story: Car was built in the mid 80’s and still cruising along