’50 Mercury – Chris Rubio


Devilish Merc is an unchopped ’50 Merc with several cool kustom tricks up its sleeve.

Chris has owned his Merc for about 11 years now, having started with a low owner-count car with a good amount of work already done.

’52 Ford headlight rings finish off the front fenders while a class ’53 Desoto grille rests in the stock Merc surround. The bumper guards were removed all around and the front license plate mount was shaved clean.

For creature comforts, the Merc sports classic white tuck ‘n roll with seats, door panels, and package tray while chrome garnish mouldings finish off the window openings. The headlight is also finished in white vinyl with black piping. The car retains the stock dash with updated analog gauges and kustom crazy striping. Teardrop dash knobs and lock pulls add kustom flair, plus the addition of A/C keep Chris and his family cool while zipping through the California canyons…

Read the complete story in our August, 2014 issue.