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#4105250 - 04/15/21 12:22 PM 1990 Towncar seats in 1978 Continental
99_03PantherS Offline

Registered: 03/23/03
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Loc: NW side Chicago
Hey folks long time no see.
Recently picked up a 78 Continental Town Car.
While browsing on Facebook marketplace I came across a 78 Marquis with early 90s Towncar seats in it. The owner said supposedly that the seats fully function.
The main reason I can assume they were put in is for the recline...since the 70s ones didn't have a recline.
I would post pictures of it but I forgot how to post a picture here its been so long.
Anybody know if the seat motor connectors are the same and the seat mounts?
Jason G.
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#4105302 - 04/16/21 07:35 AM Re: 1990 Towncar seats in 1978 Continental [Re: 99_03PantherS]
Old_Guy_Stu Offline

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I'd be really surprised if the wiring on the '78s isn't the same, so you should be able to swap them in using whatever bootlegs (if any) were done to get them into the Marquis.

I had a couple of '78 Lincolns (Town Car and Town Coupe) and miss everything but the gas mileage.

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