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avantiz
07-11-2016, 04:28 PM
Are 47-49 Champion trunk lids interchangeable? Does anyone have a decent one in the vicinity of Minnesota?

ST2DE5
07-11-2016, 04:54 PM
If I remember right the convertible and business coupe [3 passenger coupe] used the same trunk lid. When I was looking for one. I never found one. But that was 30 years ago.

rockinhawk
07-11-2016, 08:43 PM
5637056370This trunk lid is from a 52 Commander HT. it is mounted on a 49 Champion convertible. As I understand it, All trunk lids are the same from 47-52 except coupes.

avantiz
07-12-2016, 11:28 AM
Thank you Neil, that's the info my friend needs to broaden his quest for replacement of his which just suffered a boo-boo.

RadioRoy
07-12-2016, 12:25 PM
There are two sizes of trunk lids in the 47-52 years.

The "short" one fits convertibles, two door sedans, four door sedans and land cruisers.

The "long" one fits three passenger coupes and five passenger coupes.

Likewise, the hinges are different. Coupes get one hinge set and the rest get the other hinge set.

rockinhawk
07-12-2016, 04:42 PM
There are two sizes of trunk lids in the 47-52 years.

The "short" one fits convertibles, two door sedans, four door sedans and land cruisers.

The "long" one fits three passenger coupes and five passenger coupes.

Likewise, the hinges are different. Coupes get one hinge set and the rest get the other hinge set. Also the Latch/handle holes may be drilled differently.

tim333
07-12-2016, 11:33 PM
I have a 50 Champion 4dr I may be parting out.

RadioRoy
07-14-2016, 06:38 PM
Are 47-49 Champion trunk lids interchangeable? Does anyone have a decent one in the vicinity of Minnesota?

There are some at French Lake auto dismantlers in Annandale, MN, about 40 miles west of Minneapolis.