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Mustang...pimpmobile?
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I think this takes the cake for the wildest (and certainly up there in the tasteless category) conversion I've seen yet - screenshot is from the movie Friday Foster:

http://imcdb.org/vehicle.php?id=389392
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I'm quite sure underneath those chopped up 1974 Lincoln Mark IV body panels is either a '71-73 convertible - either Mustang or Cougar. Those rear quarter panels are a match for one or the other, though I can't quite tell which - the wheelhouse doesn't match either, and looks as if it was sectioned from the Mark IV. If you have the film on hand, you'll also see the Mustang/Cougar seat frames when the passenger gets out of the car. Roof looks as if it was taken from the Mark IV and mated to the A-pillars of the donor.

I can't find any other photos of this or similar conversions online (not that I'd particularly be jumping for joy to find another one of these); neither can I tie it to any of Les Dunham's work, but it sure looks it.

-Kurt

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#2
My eye's just bled a little :-(), why couldn't they have used a Granada?

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#3
I just threw up a little in my mouth. shrug2
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#4
If it's one or the other it is probably a cougar.

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will e;101617 Wrote:If it's one or the other it is probably a cougar.

My thoughts initially, though the wheel arch looks as if it might be the stock Mustang fender flare worked over and smoothed into the fiberglass running board. It's certainly not the ovalized Cougar arch, and grafting the Mark IV fender flare would have necessitated quite a bit of cutting and splicing, given that the big Lincolns ride on 235/75/15's.

-Kurt

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#6
someone put a lot of work into it
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#7
Beauty is in the eye of whom owns it.

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caspianwendell;101670 Wrote:someone put a lot of work into it

Dunham has done far crazier conversions on Corvettes - the bodywork here seems tame by comparison.

-Kurt

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#9
Geez, I did a google search on Dunham and looked at some pics...... well...!
That is what happens when great skills and bad taste unite in one person.

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#10
Yu gotta luv that porthole; no more blind spot on this pony.

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