Thursday, April 20, 2017

Something-Something-Something: 1996 Packlin Lincoln Packard

There is just so much wrong in this next listing, but let's first dissect the text entered in the "title" portion of the advert.  1996 -- yes, this is good, the year of manufacture; Packlin -- not sure what packlin is...perhaps the crinckly bags that chitlins come in?  Lincon -- another thing that isn't a word that I understand...a short wheelbase Lincoln perhaps? Packard -- This is a defunct American luxury automobile brand that died because Roosevelt promised Stalin the dies to the Packard Senior sedan so the Russkies could make the ZiS-110 limousines.  Find this 1996 Packlin Lincon Packard here on eBay bidding for $5,000 reserve-not-met with 5 days to go, located in Pittsfield, MA.



Obviously this started life as a 1996 Lincoln Town Car, but how it has been transformed is a mystery to me -- is it a kit?  Or a custom?  I dunno.  But I do know that it has more curves in the back than a pregnant rhinoceros.  



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13 comments:

  1. How does one refer to this type of modification, trunkectomy, rear pontonification with skirts and a side of brougham?

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  2. Are those AARP approved gray wall tires for the over 65 crowd ?

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  3. I'm not sure if this car is half-way finished.

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  4. Liquor in the front, Poker in the rear
    Or
    Lincoln in the front, Packard in the rear?

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  5. Anybody else having issues with commenting?

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  6. I laughed so hard at the write up I almost spit out my beverage. Bravo!

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  7. Amazing. To think that someone invested many scores (500 hours? 1000? 2000?) to create this monstrosity. The entire thing is a POS, eligible only for the crusher. I would be amazed if it gets a single bid. What was the creator thinking of? Here's the bad part: He's probably very proud of his creation. Well, maybe. How could anyone be proud of an abortion like that?
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  8. Are the cigarette burns, random suspicious stains and gallon of armor all on the doors included in the sale price?

    Also, I used to live next to this town. It is the asshole of otherwise beautiful western Mass.

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  9. Well, I like this a LOT better than the Spartan II on the previous post. I also like it better than the Lincoln Town Car on which it was based. Since I found no corresponding kits, I suppose someone did an awful lot of high-quality (if debatably misguided) body fabricating to come up with this result.

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