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For Sale: 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis 2dr Hardtop -"excellent, not many around"- Zelienople, PA - Not Mine


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For sale on Craigslist: 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis 2dr Hardtop in Zelienople, PA  -  $7,500  -  Call or text Joe:  412 969 39 seven three

 

Link: https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/cto/d/zelienople-1978-mercury-grand-marquis/7291356849.html

 

Seller's Description:

1978 Mercury Grand Marquis 2dr Hardtop

  • condition: excellent
  • cylinders: 8 cylinders
  • transmission: automatic
  • odometer: 98,000
  • title status: clean
  • delivery available

1978 mercury grand marquis 2 door coupe hardtop excellent condition very rare car not many around anymore, loaded automatic air conditioning new vinyl top, many new parts. 8 track player with cassettes. 360 engine runs strong. Hideaway headlights work perfectly, new whitewall tires, only 98k miles.  ** Serious buyers call Joe at 412 969 39 seven three

 

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Man, I really miss the era of these full-sized luxury cars.

The BMW sized Cadillacs and truck bodied Lincolns don't possess anywhere near the same road presence. 

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A good price for a clean car. I also like these types of big cars, now that I don't see them everywhere like I did in the '70's.  This model in coupe configuration is very striking. The "Grand Marquis" on the trunk sure sticks out...you never see that font anymore.

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I love it.  Can probably purchase for $6000 or so.  The 70s produced some nice looking cars.  Color here is nice.  98,000 is not low miles.  I would want to see receipts for suspension component replacement.  

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I just read the owner's original ad, on Craigslist:  

 

In there he states the V-8 engine is a 360.  Well there wasn't an option for the 360 engine in that car, in 1978.

 

The engine options were 351M, 400, and 460.  

 

The 351M is basically the same as the 400 engine. Shorter stroke and different pistons. Ford used the 351M name after they dropped the Cleveland name.  This engine bares no resemblance to the 351 Windsor engine. All of these engines are torque monsters; well suited to this size of car. 

 

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