73 Mercury Comet

Average User Rating:
4/5,
Ownership Satus:
Currently own it
Year:
1973
Engine:
302 - 8 cylinder
Color:
Factory Blue not original paint
  1. Bandelero

    Bandelero Member

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    Bandelero submitted a new car to the Garage :

    73 Ford Comet

    Read more about this garage here...
     
  2. z28th1s

    z28th1s Internet Car Hound

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    This is a Mercury Comet, not a Ford Comet. Good luck with your build.
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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  4. Powerband

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    ---- 1976 Comet --- 1974 Maverick- - '61 Comet T'Bolt Six ---- 'quite a few projects ...
    Funny to hear it called a Ford Comet. I'm always correcting persons calling my '61 Comet a Mercury Comet. As is pretty commonly known around most Blue Oval related forums, only the 1960 and 1961 Comet is truly a Ford Comet.

    W
    hen Ford corporate decided to dump the poor selling Edsel line of cars , the Mercury-Edsel-Lincoln dealerships were changed to being Mercury - Lincoln - Comet dealerships until 1962 when the Comet was folded into the Mercury nameplate. ... Why - ? -- IDNK

    have fun

    1961 Ford Comet:
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  5. Krazy Comet

    Krazy Comet Tom

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    Calling the '61/'62 a Ford Comet is no more correct than calling full size models Ford Mercury or Ford Lincoln...
     
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    I'm sure you fordmercury Comet will be awesome, it has already made an impact here lol . Looking forward to more pics. Good luck with the build.
     
  7. mojo

    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    I was around in the car seen in the early 60's and I don't ever recall Comet having a Ford badge. AFAIK , Comets have been a product of Lincoln/Mercury Division.
     
  8. Powerband

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    ...never badged with' Ford Comet ' an independent FoMoCo line sold as "Comet" ...
     
  9. mojo

    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    Interesting, was never aware that, this was the case. Learn something everyday.
     
  10. Craig Selvey

    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI Supporting Member

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    Yes....as stated.....Comet was "briefly" it's own car line...just like Mercury and Lincoln. Edsel was also it's own line as well.
     
  11. Bandelero

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  12. yellow75

    yellow75 MCCI Oregon State Rep Supporting Member

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    Well at least he did not call it Mercury Maverick. Was interesting to learn about the 60-61 Ford Comet though.

    Good luck with your build
     
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