1952 Mercury Woodie Station Wagon - V8

Merc flathead V8 motor.

The Custom Series wagon came equipped with a 225.4-cid, 125-hp flathead V8 with a 7.2:1 compression ratio. The motors built for Mercury came equipped with a Holley "Centri-Flo" concentric downdraft dual-carburetor, and had a slightly longer stroke than the standard Ford motors (4-inch compared to 3.75-inch).

Merc flathead V8 motor - left side. Merc flathead V8 motor.

Merc flathead V8 motor - engine compartment.

Merc flathead V8 motor - radiator. Merc flathead V8 motor.

Merc flathead V8 motor.

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