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A coupe by definition has 2 doors. If it has 4 doors it is considered a sedan.

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Marcelo, you are correct. For years, Ford made two styles of coupes. In the 30s, they were called 3 window and 5 window. The 3 window coupes doors were the same larger doors of the 2 door sedan. The 5 window coupe doors were the same as the smaller front doors of the 4 door sedan. All of the coupes in the 40s (also 39s ) had 5 windows, but the business coupe continued with a big package tray behind the seat and the rear windows were fixed as in the 30s and the small 4 door sedan doors were used. In the opera coupes, the rear windows opened, there were jump seats and the larger 2 door sedan doors were used.

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Re: I`M NOT SO DUMB

MARCELO URUGUAY said:
I KNOW A COUPE HAS 2 DOOR, I'M TALKING ABOUT THE SIZE OF THE DOOR!
Sorry about that. I misread your post. Trees is correct.

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The Business Coupe doors are the "four door type" door. The actual four door, door, has to be modified (ground down a bit) in the upper rear corner to fit the coupe. I have owned at least ten of these old Fords and Mercs (41-48) and I prefer the roofline of the Business coupe. It has less "hump" over the quarter window and smoother lines..
 
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