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Post by Ed Lijewski » Thu May 25, 2006 5:13 pm

Consider the split, or dual, rear window our equivalent of a Town Car opera window, a step above the hoi polloi Cossie single pane.

I prefer it, too. :wink:

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Post by granth » Thu May 25, 2006 5:17 pm

I try to be okay with it, and I am better than I was before. I don't nearly barf when I walk up to my car these days thankfully, but I still think it kills the natural aethetics of the shell.

BTW: I was like, "he's confused' when you were talking about the louvres. I could also go without them without a worry. Probably will go without actually.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Thu May 25, 2006 5:21 pm

I would propose that Ed's suggestion that the Merkur's split window was "Town Car-like" is much more barf-worthy. :puke (Hey, finally found a good use for that emoticon!)
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Post by turbofan » Thu May 25, 2006 7:41 pm

i'm gonna agree with brad. barfarrific. no townies here.

yeah, i am a bit argumentative. under a lotta stress i guess.

but yeah, i was just responding to the post that had just been done. i shoulda quoted it.
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Post by DAReese » Mon May 07, 2018 3:33 pm

DPDISXR4Ti wrote:
Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:49 am
NickW wrote:Being that they are all covered heavily with tar, they might have been put there to allow for the tar to spread/lay evening. Instead of forming weird shapes the tar would simply fill in the cracks.
Sorry, can't buy that one. The largest grouping of louvers is in the forward footwells, where it's pretty close to dead flat.

We need to find someone on the inside at Ford who was involved with the engineering of this body.
We've got just the person this year at Carlisle....
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