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Before entering the paint shop, cars destined as Executive Series Town Cars are pulled off the line. These cars use a longer-wheelbase frame, giving extra room to the rear seat passengers, so the bodies are cut in half and stretched 8 inches by hand to accommodate the larger rear doors. Because of their higher part content, Town Cars can only populate the line at a 4:1 ratio. The line workers couldn't keep up with their jobs if they had to assemble more than one Town Car in a row-they just have way more stuff in them than the Crown Victorias do. Incidentally, the Grand Marquis was the easiest of the recent Panther Platform cars to assemble-taking the least amount of time on average per station.