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After years of driving it, Charlie Runnels let Gary Howard turn his '51 Merc into a ground-scraping 'sled. The original Flathead runs six 97s, and the original seats wear Vernon McKean's hand-created upholstery. The long list of custom mods includes mostly Merc or Lincoln parts. John D'Agostino gave the car the Kustom d'Elegance Award.