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It's time to submit pics for the 2019 Lincolns of Distinction Car Club Calendar!

Send me pics of your Lincoln! Any Lincoln. ALL your Lincolns!!

Email them to me at ~

j_a_peters at usa dot net

PLEASE PUT "CALENDAR PICS" IN THE SUBJECT LINE!!!

Please send HIGH RESOLUTION pics, the bigger, the better quality the calendar will be! At an absolute minimum it should be 1200 x 1600.

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  • driller
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    Originally posted by mag View Post
    What would be wrong with maybe looking at some of the new mustangs.
    Originally posted by warden View Post
    Blah on the mustang, they're not for me, way too many of them.
    Exactly.

    (Although I may want to revaluate that if they put the new 10 speed automatic in a GT350R.)

    Originally posted by warden View Post
    If there was a new Mark with 2 doors and RWD i'd likely buy one.
    I've actually used that line at the dealer.

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  • warden
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    From what I understand Mass is now using 5-6 cameras and microphones. As soon as the camera sees something, or the microphone hears something it stops the inspection and rejects the car. Having a friendly inspector doesn't seem to be an option anymore. But, we'll see what happens come inspection time for my cars. Others are getting rejected left and right.
    But the cars are old, I'm actually afraid to drive them sometimes in case some one hits me. I am upset that neither Ford or Lincoln have anything I want. I only have the Z as it's a company car. It's a nice car, AWESOME actually, but not what I really want. Blah on the mustang, they're not for me, way too many of them. Hell no on the Camaro. Was behind a convertible one the other day, No Thank You.
    My Vert is nice, but its not solid enough for me to put on bigger rims to allow for bigger brakes to actually stop the thing when she gets moving. I'd love to sink money into the vert to completely upgrade the structure, remove the current framing and channel the floor for actual frame rails. But I can't find anyone local that will do the work. There are only a few places out here in Mass, and the one I really want to do the work (Chris Cerce Customs) doesn't seem to want to do the work.

    If there was a new Mark with 2 doors and RWD i'd likely buy one. I have absolutely no passion for ANY new car out there right now. At least not any in my price range, which a flagship lincoln is.

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  • mag
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    Wow JP I can't believe you used the C word on a Ford forum. What would be wrong with maybe looking at some of the new mustangs.The twin turbo Ford SHO is a rocket even though it's front wheel drive it produces 365 HP.
    Last edited by mag; 01-12-2018, 09:10 AM.

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  • driller
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    Originally posted by billcu View Post
    You'll never find a better rear wheel drive, V8, convertible than the Mark VIII that you have now.
    I think I'd have to agree.

    I've looked and I can't seem to find one.

    The Camaro ZL1 wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't for being a Chevy and the god awful ride.

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  • mag
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    I don't get the inspections in Illinois all they do is scan for codes if there are no DTC'S you pass. It must stink living in a state that is so stringent.

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  • billcu
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    You'll never find a better rear wheel drive, V8, convertible than the Mark VIII that you have now.

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  • Ford nut
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    Problem one, easy fix redo exhaust fit with quick time upgrade or cutouts depending on desire to obtain tickets.
    http://www.quicktimeperformance.com/400116/index.php
    Problem two spend money there are lots of options out there for car upgrade if you want to upgrade its a good time to buy modern day muscle, hard part is to sell your Lincolns....maybe upgrade one and sell one to move up to new car muscle?

    Its not a bad problem to have. I fully understand the desire to get new.

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  • tixer
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    Another thought. I've been seeing cars all over the country with Vermont plates. Including ones that clearly never drive there. Clearly they have no requirement of residency, but there's not a lot of information about it.

    Here's about the best I could find.

    https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/...stions.824198/

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  • tixer
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    If the exhaust is the only problem, I see a couple solutions.
    As old as these cars are, does your state have some exceptions for "collector cars?" It's a thought.. If not,

    a) find a "friendly" inspection station. Maybe they won't perceive the exhaust as being loud enough to warrant work.

    b) spend some money and make the exhaust quieter. It'd still be cheaper than a couple payments on something modern.

    B-2) I suppose you could try the trick my dad always talks about from "back in the day," shoving a bunch of steel wool in the exhaust.

    c) (edit) what if your cars were out of state at the moment? http://www.massrmv.com/rmv/forms/21307.pdf
    Last edited by tixer; 01-11-2018, 10:41 AM.

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  • steve
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    Well Lincoln does not make anything like that anymore, 1998 was the last year for the coupe, I can't recall the last "factory" convertible.

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  • warden
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    I want rear wheel drive, power, 2 door, and sex appeal. Ive got a 17 MKZ 3.0 twin turbo and its insane! But i want rwd, and a convertible.

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  • steve
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    So quite the exhaust. The new Continental is very nice, but I would get a CPO one, they depreciate fast.

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