Vintage unusual hearse conversions

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  1. Poison_Ivy

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    Doesn't even look like the same model.
    Would the squared-off one be an off-shoot of the original - sort of buying an extended model Ford Econoline?
     
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    I'm surprised that I had to look it up specifically as a van, to get images to show up. It indeed looks factory:

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    I'm not sure if the 600T pictured was simultaneously built with the Multipla. But, if it was, the hearse might have been a hybrid, using components from both, just like Canadian Pontiacs were:

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    This one's so well done that I can't tell if it's original or not:D:rolleyes::

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    Even, the Fiat 5oo had a rare panel delivery version:

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    There're some bizarre creations, out there:

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    Looks Asian. Is this a temple on wheels or what?:

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    Wow. Just, wow. I'd think the Town Car could've been used to transport the bereaved, not turned into a Hollyweird sculpture.
     
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    If this won't blow your minds, nothing will. What is this?! Supposedly, it's a '61 Caddy :eek::49:

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    Whatever it is, it reminds me of that European early Fifties Buick hearse with the really big 'glass house' body, which was apparently converted over in Europe.
     
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    I need to see if I can find pics of my old '67 Plymouth Belvedere I six-passenger wagon that I bought in 1990 in Belgium. It was sold new in Brussels as a funeral car to a mortician, whose brother also bought an identical car. A third identical car was sold to a funeral home in Malmo, Sweden at the same time. All three were black with light blue interior, 225 Six with three-speed on the column. No radio. All had Hemi XHD suspensions, 11x3 brakes, carpet, and non-power steering and brakes.
     
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    Considering you're only driving 15 MPH when in a procession, you don't need much in Armstrong steering or braking.
     
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    Save weight, through casting the obsolete bumper jack overboard. I hope the passenger didn't have breakfast, that morning

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    The passenger's in a pine box. Breakfast regurgitation is the last of their worries.
     
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    Passengers have been known to sometimes get up. The one in there more than likely enjoyed a spicey breakfast, besides
     
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