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Adam Borkat
12-18-2013, 12:27 PM
Back again. I think the landau bars are missing now though.

http://klamath.craigslist.org/cto/4202739379.html

1986 ford crown Victoria ltd hearse. 5.0 v8 fuel injected. 91k original miles. Super clean. Call or text anytime for additional information 5four1-three three one-88three five thank you

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John Royark JR
12-18-2013, 04:06 PM
What state is this in? That's the only thing bad about Craigslist is the state is not listed after the town, unless Im stupid and cant see it.

Adam Borkat
12-18-2013, 04:16 PM
What state is this in? That's the only thing bad about Craigslist is the state is not listed after the town, unless Im stupid and cant see it.

Oregon. I had to Google it earlier to figure that out...

Danny Ryder
12-18-2013, 04:25 PM
Are those olds hubcaps?

Ken Novak
12-18-2013, 05:36 PM
1990 thru 1995 Lincoln Town Car standard wheel covers

John Royark JR
12-19-2013, 01:24 PM
1990 thru 1995 Lincoln Town Car standard wheel covers

They don't look like the standard hubcaps My 1991 M-M Lincoln had. Here is a pic for reference.

Ken Novak
12-19-2013, 02:23 PM
two versions available according to the Hollander manual. Yours were standard the other offered as optional along with wires. Also additional styled wheels.

John Royark JR
12-19-2013, 02:45 PM
Its amazing in the era when everyone was making cuts and becoming cookie cutter cars Lincoln still offered so many styles of hubcaps and wheels.

Kurt Arends
12-19-2013, 04:17 PM
You can buy a nice '80s hearse on a Cadillac commercial chassis for $1500!

Adam Borkat
12-19-2013, 04:41 PM
You can buy a nice '80s hearse on a Cadillac commercial chassis for $1500!

That's the problem! Too many of those already out there :p

For the same $1500 you can be the only person with a 1986 Abbott & Hast :D

Denny Shira
12-20-2013, 12:38 AM
A very nice survivor, if it was closer, it would be mine. My 89 country squire (which many of you have seen at several international meets) is dying of cancer, although it just did a 630 mile round trip with no problems. It also turned 170 K during this trip. Why are the nice ones always so far away!

John Royark JR
12-20-2013, 03:43 PM
That's the problem! Too many of those already out there :p

For the same $1500 you can be the only person with a 1986 Abbott & Hast :D

I was thinking the same thing. I would much rather have something a little different than the same boring 80s Cadillac that everyone else has. Its bad when you have owned hearses so long that just having one is not unique enough so you start looking for the oddballs or unique colors.

Kurt Arends
12-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Around here those wagon conversions almost always end up getting the vinyl top yanked off before they head off to a "buy here, pay here" lot. Apparently they are a lot easier to sell and more desirable as a station wagon than they are as a used service car.

John Royark JR
12-21-2013, 02:26 PM
Around here those wagon conversions almost always end up getting the vinyl top yanked off before they head off to a "buy here, pay here" lot. Apparently they are a lot easier to sell and more desirable as a station wagon than they are as a used service car.

I agree. That's even the more reason to save it before that happens. If it was closer I would pick it up.

Kurt Arends
12-21-2013, 02:39 PM
I agree. That's even the more reason to save it before that happens. If it was closer I would pick it up.

John,
Did you just buy your '95 Superior Chev from the boys in Mason City recently? That was a nice looking coach!

John Royark JR
12-22-2013, 01:55 PM
John,
Did you just buy your '95 Superior Chev from the boys in Mason City recently? That was a nice looking coach!

No. I got it from a funeral home in Humbolt IA in 2010. The FH owned it since 2000. The dealer does have a white 95 Superior Chevy there for sale, and has the 350, unlike mine. Out of the 71 built only 6 had the optional 350. Since I recently sold my M-M Lincoln this one has been demoted to a winter car, its getting rusty anyway, the funeral home did not take care of it that well.
Here is the complete history: This coach was built for Schroder & Sites Funeral Home in St. Ansgar Iowa. It was ordered through Premier Coach sales in Clear Lake, Iowa (now located in Mason City, IA), on 6-30-96. The build was started on 9-18-96, and delivered 10-6-96. It was later sold to Lincoln-Mason Funeral Home in Humboldt, IA which is where I purchased it in 2010. *You read the dates right, the 1995 models were still being built until mid-October 1996.