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91lincoln88267
    
Is it possible to convert a 91 Lincoln Continental to a convertible?
 
posted: September 4, 2018
 
     
 
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retiredpartsman
    
IN MY OPINION IT WOULD NOT BE SAFE WITHOUT A NEW FRAME THAT IS MUCH STRONGER.TRIED IT ON A51 FORD HT AND COULD NOT KEEP DOORS SHUT OVER BUMPS.
posted:  September 25, 2018
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bluewhite
    
I agree that the structure of a 1991 Lincoln Continental would be significantly compromised if the roof were cut off. The crash protection "body cage" depends on the strength of the "A", "B" and "C" pillars. The body would lose that strength if those pillars are cut. The frame is designed assuming the body has all of its "cage" structure in place. It is like a carboard box is much stiffer than a flat piece of cardboard.

A huge amount of reinforcing plates would need to be added to the frame to prevent bending. Hence the problem noted below of door closing/opening.
posted:  May 3, 2019
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