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#2689767 - 03/31/13 11:28 AM POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80
BigMerc96 Offline

I know nothing
Posting Addict

Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 19868
Loc: I can see Detroit from here!
Bellwestern80 - 1997 Grand Marquis LS

Exterior:
-Color: Toreador Red
-Blacked out grille
-Blinker Mod
-1988 Box Body Grand Marquis Hood Ornament
-15-inch Painted Steel Wheels with Mercury Dog Dishes
-1992 LS Side-markers
-1992 Pin Style Wiper Arms

Interior:

-Bone Stock
-8-Way Power Leather Seats
-Digital Dash
-Original Premium Audio System with Kenwood Head Unit
-Painted Full Size Spare

Handling and Performance:
-Unmodified 4.6L V8 and Transmission
-2.73 Rear End
-Stock Suspension with New Tie Rods
-215/70R/15 Firestone Affinity Touring WSW Tires















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#2689769 - 03/31/13 11:31 AM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
2011P7E Offline
Poobah

Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 5478
Loc: At your local Dunkin Donuts
Congrats on a well deserved win ! Love your car !
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2014 Police Sedan 32,000 miles ecoboost engine
Past:
2011 P7B Silver Birch 175,000 miles ADDCO front and rear sway bars (totaled)
2011 P7E Black 4.10 gears, BOC Tune, some extras ( took back at 47,000 miles )
2007 P71 Smokestone Metallic JModded ( traded with 150,000 miles )
2005 P74 Arizona Beige (traded with 55,000 miles)
2000 P71 Deep Wedgewood Blue (traded with 140,000 miles)

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#2689774 - 03/31/13 11:54 AM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
REAL4WD Offline
Over the Hill

Registered: 03/23/08
Posts: 4110
Loc: Glendale, CA
Congrats
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04 Crown Victoria LX Sport
95 AM General Hummer

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#2689778 - 03/31/13 12:08 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
torotoro Offline
Climber

Registered: 01/29/12
Posts: 691
Loc: NJ
Congratulations. A very cool looking car.
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2002 LX Spruce Green/Tan Cloth 112,7XX miles
Bilsteins, 17mm rear sway bar, BH1976 headlight relay harness, side marker/blinker mod
BC4E Dead Pedal, Upgraded Speakers, 35% Window Tint, De-chromed Exterior, Soundproofing.


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#2689807 - 03/31/13 01:30 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
CNGInterceptor Offline

4V Fairmont
Grand Poobah

Registered: 03/18/07
Posts: 12299
Loc: Rhode Island
Originally Posted By: BigMerc96



This picture - in your signature - immediately laugh

So basic, yet so great looking.

Congratulations!
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Pantherless since September 2019
1972 Ford Galaxie 500 | 6.6L | 82,xxx miles
1978 Ford Fairmont | 3.3L | 130,xxx miles
2017 Ford Fusion SE | 2.5L | 50,xxx miles

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#2689859 - 03/31/13 03:22 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
coqui5 Offline
Over the Hill

Registered: 03/11/10
Posts: 2450
Loc: Connecticut
Congrats!!!!
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#2689880 - 03/31/13 04:19 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
cmd062 Offline
Climber

Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 501
Loc: Toms River, New Jersey
Congrats!
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~ CHRIS ~ 1992 Crown Victoria(Sold) 2001 Crown Victoria LX(RIP 12/11/11) 2004 CVPI(Fairlane)

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#2689899 - 03/31/13 04:57 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
WSTRLNG Offline

Poobah

Registered: 10/16/09
Posts: 5056
Loc: Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA
Congrats!
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Victor WeSTeRLiNG

2006 "Abe" LTC Executive 6-door (3-row bench) 78k miles.

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#2689920 - 03/31/13 05:46 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
Bellwestern80 Offline

Tired All The Time
Over the Hill

Registered: 07/01/11
Posts: 3854
Loc: Evans, Georgia
Thanks all. I was not expecting to win, I just have always liked throwing myself into the ring with a bunch of awesome Panthers.
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My Cars:
-1987 Mercury Colony Park LS (330K Miles | H.O. 302) - March 2017 POTM Winner & November 2019 POTM Winner
-1997 Grand Marquis LS (222K Miles | nPI 4.6) - The Daily Workhorse & April 2013 POTM Winner

Do not become complacent with VerticalScope "working" in the background.

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#2689928 - 03/31/13 06:06 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
sm41 Offline
Over the Hill

Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 4071
Loc: Wilmington, NC
You've got a really clean, old school look. Very classy.
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2001 Crown Vic, 125k miles. Intake, exhaust, tune, 3.73s. Mr. Viccles
'89 Mustang LX. 5.0, T5, GT40 build incoming. Marengo
'89 Jeep Cherokee. AX-15 5 speed swap, 3" lift, 30" mismatched tires. el Burro
'86 Mustang GT. Napoleon Blownapart. R.I.P. in pieces
-Steven
Originally Posted By: Moby_Vic
And I knew a boat wasn't a good idea for a standoff. I hope Wrinklypants realizes that now.

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#2689961 - 03/31/13 07:29 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
gplayer Offline
Over the Hill

Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 1753
Loc: Atlanta, Georgia
Congrats! I'l be honest, I voted for somebody else, but it was a hard decision. I love your car! It looks beautiful and classy, like Grace Kelly.
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1993 Crown Victoria LX Dead and gone

2003 Acura Cl Type-S, current DD, 140,000 miles. 6 speed manual (One of ~3750). Pioneer single low profile 10 inch, Pioneer GM5100T.

1970 Chevy C20 Project truck, SBC, 4 speed manual. Go-Fast goodies include: 400 crankshaft, bored .030 over, Vortec heads, Comp Cams XR252HR, hardened pushrods, 1.6 roller rockers, Scat Pro Stock forged connecting rods, Edlebrock Air Gap intake, Holley 650 Carb, Mallory Unilite distributor. Suspension: Front disc brakes with 2.5 inch drop spindles, Hotchkiss shocks, 4 inch drop coils in the rear, 3.73 gears, 265/40/R18 rear tires, and American Racing Torque thrust 18's. 13.9 1/4 mile.


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#2689969 - 03/31/13 07:51 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
Drac Offline

Cpt. Smug
Over the Hill

Registered: 03/19/10
Posts: 3345
Loc: Cali
Congrats!
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2004 Crown Victoria finished in Dark Pearl Blue Metallic (DX) | Ported M122 powered DOHC conversion with all supporting mods. Dyno queen.
2010 BMW M5 V10 finished in Monaco Blue Metallic with 2-tone interior | Eisemann race exhaust | Lowered On Dinan coilovers. Daily Driver

BlueVic's DOHC Supercharged Build.
Bluevic's 1,000 RWHP Returnless Fuel System.
2009+ Window/Lock/Mirror Control Switches Retrofit.
Mercury Cougar Trunk Switch Retrofit.








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#2689972 - 03/31/13 08:09 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
03baconCV Offline
Member

Registered: 03/27/13
Posts: 348
Loc: South Carolina
Love the red in the rims! Congrats!
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Originally Posted By: Black_Sunshine
All because of some jack wagon in a Dodge Nitro.


2003 CVPI "Bacon" 140,xxx and counting
Former Greenville county ex k-9
2002 Ranger head unit, 2004 CV airbox & zip tube, marauder-style painted dash, retrofit cruise control, bumper tuck


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#2690071 - 03/31/13 11:59 PM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
Anthony84 Offline
Climber

Registered: 11/21/11
Posts: 803
Loc: Vancouver, WA
Congrats on the win! Understated and classy...I love mods only the trained eyes will see:)
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Lots of previous Panthers; from Mark VI to Marauders

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#2690139 - 04/01/13 07:28 AM Re: POTM - April 2013 - Bellwestern80 [Re: BigMerc96]
jayyyohh Offline
n00b

Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 28
Loc: delaware
Sweet ride bro love them wheels
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2010 mercury grand marq cocaine white

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