Body: Top chopped 2.75 scale inches in front & 6 scale inches in the rear. B pillars leaned forward & reshaped. A pillars reshaped & all side window trim, vent window frames, windshield trim & beltline trim scratch built. Bottom edge of trunk lid reshaped & all panel corners rounded. Shortened trenched '57 Ford headlight bezels & grill bar made from spotlights & parts box grill bar. Rebuilt grille opening, front & rear gravel shields molded into body. Taillights relocated to bumper guards. Appleton spotlights from Replicas & Miniatures of Maryland, modified to be able to pivot. Wheel covers made from '56 Pontiac units with '54 Lincoln centers. Custom Mercury logo center cap. Tires are Modelhaus T-270 with modified whitewall inserts.
Interior: Reshaped seats & side panels with tuck & roll inserts made from acrylic paint. Scratch built inner door & window frames. 1950 Mercury dash from Replicas & Miniatures of Maryland, scratch built Mercury Monterey steering wheel, modified steering column & laminated dash knobs. Scratch built rearview mirror, armrests, door handles & window cranks.
Paint: LMG Black Orchid over a black base. DuPont lacquer clear coats.