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  • #8656
    V8 Staff
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    This 1965 Mercury Comet Cyclone came into the V8 Speed & Resto Shop needing some ignition repairs and maintenance. It is powered by a supercharged carbureted Ford 302 running through a C6 automatic transmission and a GearVendor overdrive unit. We replaced some ignition parts, tuned the carburetor, changed the rear gears, modified the exhaust, and swapped on new wheels and tires to freshen the look.

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    #8667
    Mike Clarke
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    Any more pics? You can’t throw out “supercharged 302” and not back that up with photographic evidence!

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    #8670
    V8 Staff
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    Any more pics? You can’t throw out “supercharged 302” and not back that up with photographic evidence!

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    Ha, good point. OK, will do!

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    #8671
    V8 Staff
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    This is a very clean car, and the maroon exterior makes the white interior really pop.

    The car has cool badges all over it.

    The engine is a warmed-over 302 Windsor piece, and its aspiration is improved thanks to a Paxton blower-in-a-box supercharger.

    The package fits nicely without the need to trim the supports or inner fenders.

    The owner says the car has run mid 12s in the quarter, and I believe it.

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