Re: [DML] Re: Gullwing Doors on Any Car
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Re: [DML] Re: Gullwing Doors on Any Car



They designed the Bricklin with Gullwing doors just like they  
designed the Delorean to have Gullwing doors, they could of dropped  
the body-line down to accommodate regular doors but who would have  
bought the car then?

Yes the Bricklin used a STOCK Ford frame but do you see any Fords  
with Gullwing's?

Ford I guess should of had Gullwing's on the Car that used that Frame  
then.

It is all about Design and the Bricklin could of been designed better  
to use regular doors and all of the other things that were bad about  
the Bricklin, but that is a whole different topic that does not need  
to be discussed on a Delorean forum.


Mark V



On Dec 16, 2007, at 9:52 PM, cbl1739 wrote:

> I have to strongly disagree with the Bricklin doors being only for
> appearence... Yes for appearence...BUT...If normal doors were to be
> put on a Bricklin it would be VERY VERY hard to egress into and out
> of a Bricklin since it Does have a Rather MASSIVE Frame(think Ford F-
> 350 frame)running along side the car,that is very high on the side of
> the car,just as with the Mercedes Gullwing,that is what/why they have
> the lower black panel it hides the Massive frame that runs along side
> the car..About the ONLY way to put normal doors on a Bricklin,would
> be to have Basically the same style Doors as Fords GT-40 in which the
> doors are part of the roof(basically Gullwing doors but hindged like
> a the normal door.
> On the other hand The Delorean could have had doors like the Lotus
> Esprit,which would have also been nice as a option.
>
> Claude
> Bricklin 1024
> since 1980
>


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