1941 Lincoln Continental Mark I
1941 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL COUPE MARK I I am theThird Owner of Car since 1973. Second Owner had Car 1950 to 1973 and Hereplaced theV12 Engine in 1955 with 1953 Oldsmobile Rocket V8 & 4 Speed Hydramatic Transmission. I replaced that with a 1969 Lincoln 460 CID V8 & C6 Automatic in 1991(Both Rebuilt before Installation)and Added Power Steering and Power Brakes with Front Disks. Rear End is from a1960 Thunderbird that had the 430 Engine Option and converted to a 12 Volt System. I installed a New Wiring Harness at this time. Car was sold new in Chicago but found its way to California by 1950. Was Gray from the Factory but has been Black since at Least 1950. About half of the Interior is Factory Original. Had to redo the Seats in the 1970's and Carpet in the 1980's. Second Owner redid part of the Door Panels during his ownership. No History known from 1941 to 1950 except the Original Owner was named Nelson. History known from 1950 to the Present. Have copy of 1941 Build Sheet from the Ford Archives. Car Drives great and has been in California since 1950. Has been driven as far South as San Diego to as far North as Sacramento. Has received several Awards in the Driver Classes at Car Shows and First in Pre-Primary in 1974 & 1978 and First in Primary in 1975 at LCOC National Western Meets. Original Radio and Clock still work (had serviced in the 1970's). Radio has the Foot Control to change Channels and Mute Sound. I currently have an Electric Clock installed that came from a 1966 Mustang,but have the Original Clock that can be put back in place.Gauges work too. Has a new replacement Gas Tank installed a few years ago. WWW "Firestone" Tires. Additional Information available upon request.