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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Mercury Discussion / 49-51 Mercury tinted glass

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56MarkII
03-17-2012 @ 10:27 AM
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I have never seen one with but was full tinted glass a factory option on the 49-51 Merc. I noticed that most of the vintage car glass suppliers now have full sets of slightly green tinted glass including the curved back glass and some even include the "bug" or correct glass company logo etched into the glass. I need new glass for my 50 Merc. due to lamination separation, or milky looking glass and would like the green tint that looks just like the proper tint found in slightly newer Fords. I am restoring this car to as stock as possible and will only install tinted glass if this was an option.

supereal
03-17-2012 @ 3:09 PM
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My '50 Merc club coupe had clear glass. Our Merc guru, TomO can likely answer your question.

TomO
03-19-2012 @ 7:18 AM
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I just looked through the V-8 Album for the 49-51 Accessories and did not find a listing for tinted glass. I do not remember any Mercury having tinted glass before the 52 models, but you should check with Ron Westwood the V-8 Club's 49-51 Mercury Adviser. His E-Mail is listed in the V-8 Times and his advice is free to all Early Ford V-8 Club members.

Tom

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