1969 Mercury Montego MX Wagon – $18,000 RNM
December 31, 2021 Update – We were unable to find a buyer willing to pay the private seller’s firm $18,000 reserve price, so we wish him nothing but the best in achieving his goal through another channel.
November 17, 2021 Update – The high bid of $5,500 did not meet the seller’s reserve price of $18,000, so we’ve moved this 1969 Mercury Montego MX station wagon to our “Rides Still Available” Page. Once registered and logged in, select the green “Buy Now” option to either agree to pay the “Buy Now” price or make a realistic counteroffer.
The Guys With Rides team is pleased to offer this driver-quality 1969 Mercury Montego MX Station Wagon in an online reserve style auction on behalf of the private seller. Bidding opened Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 3:00 PM Eastern Time and will continue for fourteen consecutive days ending at 7:30 PM Eastern time on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
Here’s what the seller shared about his station wagon:
Here is an original well-cared-for station wagon with only 81000 miles. A California then Idaho car, it sat in a barn for years until it was shipped east last winter as a Covid project. 351 Windsor with automatic. Third seat. Over the winter and spring, everything that required renewing was done. Including: tires and wheels, Edelbrock 4v carb, shocks, dual exhaust, sway bar, windshield, heater core, front end, lots of NOS switches, tailgate rebuilt by a professional shop due to common old station wagon water collection at base, Original light green/yellow paint, great interior, perfect time capsule.
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Tim, the current caretaker of this 1969 Mercury Montego MX Wagon, reports the car spent most of its life in the dry regions of California and Idaho before transferring to the east coast. This is a verified 81,000-mile survivor car that was stored for many years. In addition to the 351 cubic inch Windsor V8 topped with an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor, this Montego features a three-speed automatic, a power rear window, and a reverse-facing third seat.
Recent sorting on the car includes a new fuel tank and sending unit, a neutral safety switch, the aforementioned carburetor, new brakes, and wheels cylinders, a new custom dual exhaust, a new tinted windshield,
225-70-15 Tires mounted on Magnum 500 style wheels, and a replacement heater core. Maintenance items performed on Tim’s watch includes a four-wheel alignment, new U-joints, battery, a radiator flush and thermostat, a transmission filter and flush, and minor rust repair including new tailgate
By clicking on the picture below, you can review the detailed complimentary Lemon Squad pre-purchase inspection recently completed in preparation for this auction. As you scroll down the report, you can hover your computer mouse to read the inspector’s comments on each picture taken. Please be sure to use your browser’s back button to navigate back to this page when complete.
To help you make informed bids, the table below sourced from the Collector Car Marketplace Online Valuation Tool summarizes the values based on condition for the entire 1969 Mercury Montego model line:
If you have any questions about this 1969 Mercury Montego MX Station Wagon, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497. Thank you for looking and happy bidding!