Re: '88 Marquis and... rust...
Is the frame solid on it still? If it's got holes in it, don't bother with it...Grand Marquis are so easy to find it'd be easier to find another one if the frame is shot.
Not that you can't fix it if it's minor, but if it's got big chunks missing, you'll probably be better off finding one that's structurally sound and maybe swapping the interior from the other car (gotta be nice if it's only got 27k on it, eh?) into the other one.
Just my humble opinion, good luck with whatever you decide to do.
1989 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
2bbl Carbureted 351W V8, ported and polished E7TE heads, Edelbrock cam
AOD Transmission with B&M Shift Kit
3.55:1 Positraction Rear Axle
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