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    Marquis + TC Rear Clip?

    Anybody think this would work? I was comparing some pics on ebay and I think I might be able to swap the trim and tail lights, while keeping my mercury trunk and bumper. The body line on the trim is close but I dont think it will line up.





    -Matt
    1968 Fairlane 500 - 1998 Camaro Z/28

    #2
    doubt it would work, the tops of the 1/4 panels are definitely wider on a towncar i can confirm this as soon as its light out
    scott

    1986 lincoln towncar signature series. 5.0 HO with thumper performance ported e7 heads, 1.7 roller rockers, warm air intake, 65mm throttle body, 1/2" intake spacer, ported intakes, 3.73 rear with trac lock, 98-02 front brake conversion, 92-97 rear disc conversion, 1" rear swaybar, 1 3/16" front swaybar, 16" wheels and tires, loud ass stereo system, badass cb, best time to date 15.94 at 87 mph. lots of mods in the works 221.8 rwhp 278 rwt
    2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature. Stock for now
    1989 Ford F-250 4x4 much much more to come, sefi converted so far.
    1986 Toyota pickup with LSC wheels and 225/60/16 tires.
    2008 Hyundai Elantra future Revcon toad
    1987 TriBurner and 1986 Alaska stokers keeping me warm. (and some pesky oil heat)

    please be patient, rebuilding an empire!

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      #3
      :chainsaw: :chainsaw: :chainsaw: :chainsaw: :chainsaw:
      Yep; they'll fit.
      2011 Mustang GT Premium, MT82, Kona/Saddle, HIDs, 3.73s, 19s, hood/side stripes, UPR 1.5" springs with adjustable panhard bar, and UMI solid LCAs and relocation brackets.
      1992 Explorer Eddie Bauer, slight lift, 34s, and A/C...
      1979 Bronco Custom, 351M/C6/NP205, 4" lift, 35s, lots of fender trimming.

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        #4
        Townies have very different sheetmetal. With enough hacking anything can fit, but whether it looks good in the end is a different story. You might be able to replace your taillamps with the un-lighted strip from a TC, but dunno what you'd do for lights, unless you modded the TC's stock reflector to be brake/tail lamps. Those reflector lenses are hollow and I'm sure there is enough room tio sneak some LEDs in there. Probably a good 3/4" - 1" deep. Only trouble would be the liscense plate. TC plates are on the rear bumper, not in the trunk lid like a GM.


        Actually that would be kinda cool. Have that whole middle reflector a giant brake lamp. The later Mark VIII had something similar. Never again would I have to hear someone say "I didn't know you were stopping".

        And thats an 85-86 TC. The reflector panel changed a bit for 87-89. The reverse lamps moved outward and the lens is smaller. Aluminum strip at the top is wider.

        86 Lincoln Town Car (Galactica).
        5.0 HO, CompCams XE258,Scorpion 1.72 roller rockers, 3.55 K code rear, tow package, BHPerformance ported E7 heads, Tmoss Explorer intake, 65mm throttle body, Hedman 1 5/8" headers, 2.5" dual exhaust, ASP underdrive pulley

        91 Lincoln Mark VII LSC SE, triple black (Timewarp) - poly front bushings, KYB struts and shocks, Holley SystemMax1 lower intake, SilverFox AOD valve body,

        1984 Lincoln Continental TurboDiesel - rolls coal

        Originally posted by phayzer5
        I drive a Lincoln. I can't be bothered to shift like the peasants and rabble rousers

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          #5
          What "look" do you want exactly? You could probably mod the the GM rear lights section to accept TC lights. It's up to you.


          '90 Mercury Grand Marquis GS
          Baseline 5.0L numbers totally stock, 123 rwhp, 239 rwtq
          5.4L swap coming soon.

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