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new guy - oilhead - 01-06-2018 11:13 AM

looking to purchase either a p71,grand marquis or Lincoln town car.
will be making runs down to Georgia from jersey towing utility
trailer.looking for suggestions anyone is willing to throw my way.
tia
oilhead


new guy - BlackVic_P71 - 01-06-2018 01:13 PM

Welcome.
Looking for just a comfortable driver for long trips? Town Car, easy to maintain, and comfy.

LOUD EXHAUST IS FUN! AM I SHOUTING?


RE: new guy - msena - 01-07-2018 02:20 AM

Welcome aboard. Good luck with your search.


RE: new guy - Westbrook - 01-07-2018 02:45 AM

Welcome! Should you have any questions or concerns during your search, don’t hesitate to ask us.


RE: new guy - KDF82 - 01-07-2018 05:34 AM

Welcome and good luck on your search... closing in on one year ownership of a 2011 CVPI myself... Except for diff issues love it!


RE: new guy - oilhead - 01-07-2018 10:04 AM

Thanx for the welcome.
black_vic yes comfortable ride, reliability and economy and
handling whilst pulling a trailer.
Is the town car not based on the same platform as the other two, vic.g marquis?
should I be asking these questions in a different sec of this forum?
many questions I have.
oilhead


new guy - BlackVic_P71 - 01-08-2018 08:59 AM

Same platform, just slightly different final assembly...and the body was mostly different. TC had an extended frame like the P70(taxi), softer suspension, rear air springs, etc.

LOUD EXHAUST IS FUN! AM I SHOUTING?


RE: new guy - donzelwshngton - 01-08-2018 01:10 PM

The panther air suspension might not take well to towing, I don't have experience with that though. A good compromise might be the Grand Marquis which is more mileage and comfort oriented than the Interceptor Vic but may have a more towing-mod-oriented build than the TC. I think they both came with it as an option.


RE: new guy - oilhead - 01-08-2018 08:15 PM

I see,I have seen a fix or upgrade for the TC rear air bags, spring or something.
silly question, is it common knowledge that all p71s do not come with cruise control?
also the description of the TC is "easy to work on" what makes it so?
sorry, lots of questions
oilhead


RE: new guy - fairlane - 01-08-2018 10:50 PM

Welcome,It is common to find P71s with no cruise but easy to add from 2005 up.