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I need to know the name of the platform they use for these special vehicles.....anyone? These special extended frames have a name.
 

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Well uhh Limo's get streched at various companies not by ford at all, and as far as ambulances they are vans/trucks that are converted I dont belive any frame work is done on them.
 

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For ambulances, Class C motorhomes and delivery trucks I believe the Ford F-350, F-450 are called chassis/cab when they are ordered. Is that what your fishing for?
 

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I am actually asking for an older gentleman who doesn't really know what he is asking for and doesn't know how to navigate the internet to find out. I just thought there was a name for that platform.
 

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Cadillac was probably the most popular car for limos and ambulances.

Cadillac built what was referred to as a "Commercial Chassis".

This was an extended wheelbase chassis cab type set up. The "cab" was a 4 door Caddy cut off right behind the front doors on many of the units.

Some cars maintained the original sheet metal including quarter panels but had custom "filler Panels" in the center of the car.

Very long wheelbase with heavy duty leaf springs out back.

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Cookie on 11/10/06 8:15am ]</font>
 

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Thanks Cookie, believe it or not that was the "magic bullet" that he needed and man was he happy. We searched and got all sorts of info from that, when it wouldn't return anything usefull when the word "limosine" was put in the search engine. Good Job! I guess making these chassis for profit is kind of a well guarded craft.
 
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