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#176 of 1806 To Whom It May Concern
Jul 31, 2000 (9:58 pm)
2001 Lincoln Sport;...Lincoln Town Car Sport that is.....Now I know factory reps read this stuff........I need a large Luxury Car......I am a Ford Product kind of guy...."LINCOLN".... NOW,.....Why should I have to buy a Cad with-(STD) w/275hp not theit sport w/300, to get a large sporty handling automobile? How about the MK-III eng or maybe the Navigator engine. Ford does know how to build a better engine! "SPORT LINCOLN" now just what does that mean to you Lincoln designers. Look you guys, have you ever looked who is driving those hot rods ot your local GOODGUYS get to gether? What do you think their average age is? Maybe its time to start reading the same book as the Caddy Guys are!
#177 of 1806 Add a dash of Mustang Cobra
Aug 04, 2000 (4:48 pm)
Does anybody feel that the Lincoln Town Car Signiture Series Touring Package should include the DOHC engine with at least 300HP?
Aug 04, 2000 (11:21 pm)
Adamently YES! I have had 3 Towncars since 1980 and have always resented having a Crown Vic engine in each. When the buyer pays over 10k more for the Lincoln, the buyer should receive a Lincoln engine. I have taken the tour in Wixom and with their computer sequential production system, the MarkVIII engine can be installed in the T/C just as the dashboard receives the CD player instead of the tape. The Mark engine should at least be a $300 option for all T/C's.
Aug 10, 2000 (5:14 pm)
Wow. that would be GREAT. Just think, a Lincoln that can blow the wheels off of a Cad. Maybe add some 17" or 18" wheels. A little grumble in the exhaust. Plus all of the good suspension stuff that is included in the Lincoln Town Car Sport Package now. Maybe a "LIMITED EDITION SVT HOT ROD SPORT LINCOLN". Oh,..sorry I just got carried away with thus dreaming stuff. I think I would pay at least $3000 for an option like that.
#180 of 1806 1991 Town Car Hi-Mileage
Aug 11, 2000 (10:19 am)
Just to add my two cents. I have a 1991 Executive with 242,400 miles and the dealer that has had it since 21,000 can't find anything mechanically wrong with it. It just keeps goin' and goin'. (I replace plugs every 50 or 100K.)
Don't like the what looks like to me smaller front room of the new models and absolutely don't like the chop job that was done on the trunk space and even access to it. So, I have been shopping for 97' (or earlier) with as low mileage as I can get, but so far, used car test drives show that (except for steering tightness) they don't ride better than what I have now. I have dual exhaust ALL of the way back from engine (not just from a manifold crossover pipe and supposed to add 15 more HP) and my 242K acceleration matches what I feel with any of the test driven used cars.
I am a technically inclined PC computer and networking consultant and drive 33K a year (mainly locally in the Chicagoland area). I am purposely doing less work now (at 57 years old) and starting to take more and longer trips and looking for a lower mileage than what I have because I know that it can't last forever.
I obviously will buy Lincoln Town Car again.
#181 of 1806 Right Tract
Aug 16, 2000 (1:22 am)
It seems that the Lincoln Motor Division is on the right tract in developing their automobiles... It also seems that they maybe forget the past... Dreaming... What about the four door convertible... "Special Edition Snigiture Series Sport Edition" with Mark 8 engine and a 4-door convertible option... I like to Dream... I am 57 and I like the sportie Mustang stuff plus the Comfort of a Lincoln. Why Not A Package like that???
Aug 16, 2000 (5:43 pm)
Amen. 100% correct. I'm 67 & still have my 66 Mustang GT and the 94 T/C. A combination in 4 doors would be Great.
#183 of 1806 302 engine vs 4.6
Aug 17, 2000 (11:43 pm)
The 4.6 engine begins to burn oil around 100,000 miles and needs a valve job at 130,000 miles.Ford was the car of the 1980's but fell apart in the 90's. The 302 engine was good for almost 500,000 miles. Ford says they are going to improve mileage. My 1993 Lincoln TC got 22.5 to 23.5 mpg. My 1998 TC gets 18.6. Ford is going backwards. My next car is going to be a GM product with some power and decent gas mileage. By the way, I have a 2000 GMC pickup with 285 hp. and I love it.
#184 of 1806 Rattle and Squeak
Aug 18, 2000 (4:43 pm)
Well, if we squeak loud enough and long enough maybe we will be able to rattle somebodys cage enough to get the Lincoln Town Car to be up to par with its competitors. The Mercedes, Lexus, BMW, Cadillac, etc, people sure do complain about the cars they drive....COMPLAIN!!!!!!!!
Aug 18, 2000 (5:30 pm)
Maybe the Town Car people need to eat lunch with the LS and Navigator people at the Lincoln Design Center every day.