Kent Lee's 1954 Mercury

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A photo of Kent's Mercury taken at the 1960 Stags of Ogden Custom Autorama. Photo from The Mickey Ellis Photo Collection.
A photo of Kent's Mercury taken by Gordy Brown around 1960 - 1961. Photo from The Gordy Brown Photo Collection.

1954 Mercury four-door owned and restyled by Kent Lee of Salt Lake City, Utah. Kent was a custom body and paint guy, and the Merc showcased his skills. Kent's green Mercury, named "One Step Beyond", was shaved for door handles, and it featured a gold panel paint job with a fogged effect. It was lowered all around, and it was dressed up with dual spot lights and lakes pipes. The lakes pipes lowered the appearance of the car additionally. Kent was a friend of Salt Lake City customizer Gordy Brown, and according to Gordy he was not a member of and of the Salt Lake City car clubs.[1]



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