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1978 Mercury Zephyr
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Vehicle Name
Year 1978
Make Mercury
Model Zephyr
Color Red
Packages 557 BBF
1978 Mercury Zephyr
1978 Mercury Zephyr 1978 Mercury Zephyr 1978 Mercury Zephyr
History Owned it for 4 years before I started building it during fall of 2014. First, I had Cars by Carl start the motor build. Over that winter, I installed the AJE K Member, Rhodes fuel cell, electric fuel pump, Hooker headers, electric exhaust cut outs, Reverse manual C6 trans, B&M shifter, MSD stuff, Hoosier DOT street slicks, and a host of other go fast goodies. Got it running in September 2015 and by November 2015 and about 10 runs later) got a best ET/MPH of 10.36 and 128 mph (first run was a tire spinning 12.36).
Exterior
1978 Mercury Zephyr Exterior 1978 Mercury Zephyr Exterior 1978 Mercury Zephyr Exterior
Only exterior modifications are the addition of a 4 inch tall Harwood cowl induction hood scoop and a front spoiler.

Interior
1978 Mercury Zephyr Interior 1978 Mercury Zephyr Interior 1978 Mercury Zephyr Interior
I added new carpet, seats and 5 point safety harness.

In-Car Entertainment
1978 Mercury Zephyr In-Car Entertainment
557 Ford Engine

Under the Hood
1978 Mercury Zephyr Under the Hood 1978 Mercury Zephyr Under the Hood 1978 Mercury Zephyr Under the Hood

Suspension
1978 Mercury Zephyr Suspension 1978 Mercury Zephyr Suspension 1978 Mercury Zephyr Suspension
AJE K Member, drag shocks up front....Wilwood disk brakes, 410 Roush Gearset, and Alston ladder bar set up in the rear.

Wheel and Tire
1978 Mercury Zephyr Wheel and Tire 1978 Mercury Zephyr Wheel and Tire 1978 Mercury Zephyr Wheel and Tire
Added new 31x14 Hoosier dot slicks after spinning the old Mickey Ts all the way down the track -lol.
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