Dean Jeffries' 1947 Mercury
1947 Mercury convertible owned and restyled by Dean Jeffries of Lynwood, California. Dean bought the Mercury from his cousin after he had wrecked it. Jeffries' dad was part owner of a body and fender repair shop, and he repaired the car for him.
When Dean got the car, it was light green. At the time he pinstriped out of George Cerny's shop. Jeffries didn't like green cars, and repainted it white with flames and pinstriping. Dean also lowered the car, Frenched the headlights, and fit it with a 1955 Ford grille. When he got the car, it was already fit with dual spotlights. The hood featured four rows of louvers, which Jeffries trimmed with flames.
Sold to Jerry Halak
Where is it Now?
In 1958 Halak sold the car to Larry Nadrasik who was a senior at Woodward High. In 2018 Kevin Roberts told Ross Ruiz of 46 to 64 that Larry moved to England, UK, and apparently brought the Merc with him. Unfortunately, Larry passed away in 1994, and nobody knows what happened to the old custom. Please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you have any additional information about the lost Dean Jeffries.
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