Parts crossover between 4000 & 5000

Chris Semple
Tue, 27 May 2003 09:30:26 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On
> Behalf Of Ti Kan

> By 5000 I assume you're talking about a type 44 (1984-88) model.
> There is not much compatibility in any of the areas you
> mention, sorry.
> The 4000 and 5000 are based on completely different platforms so major
> body interior and exterior parts are not interchangeable.  Some very
> small trim bits are interchangeable like the interior dome light lens,
> the inside door latch pull back cover, some bulbs, etc.

> One major exception to this is (if the 4000 is a 1985-87 model) that
> the corner tail light housings are the same as those on the 5000.
> -Ti

Only the 5000 Wagons share the 4k corner tails, it would certainly bolt up
to the sedans, but you'll loose the continuity indent that the sedans have
running across the tail.

Chris Semple
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