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by Shelby#18
Fri 19. May 2017, 14:47
Forum: MEL Engine Parts For Sale
Topic: New And Used 430 Pistons
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: New And Used 430 Pistons

The part number on that last photo of the pistons is a 1961 number.
by Shelby#18
Sun 23. Apr 2017, 09:42
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 418

Re: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

Really looking forward to seeing that video!
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 19:29
Forum: Important Announcements and How to Use this Forum
Topic: Forum is Back to full functionality
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Forum is Back to full functionality

Nice to have the forum back and working! Thank you Theo for not giving up on it.
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 19:24
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430
Replies: 5
Views: 3840

Re: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430

Completed motor photos soon! What a chore. I think we had to go through 5 maybe six motors to complete two good ones.

Anyway the build goes on. The link in the 1st. post is still active. Boat will be complete this year!
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 18:58
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1959 Parklane Conv. 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Restoration
Replies: 51
Views: 9677

Re: 1959 Parklane Conv. 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Restoration

Sad news. The project is on hold. I've not seen photos in a while, and the builder has no interest in proceeding further. He is on to bigger and better things. Not sure what is going to happen to this one.
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 18:49
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: New to forum.
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: New to forum.

Hello Ezra, The 430's are not the easiest to get parts for. Some of the gaskets will have to be made. My engine builder just finished two of them for my '61 Continentals. His name is Carl, and his email is <cgaertner@charter.net> You should also take a look at the Marine engine thread. http://ford-m...
by Shelby#18
Sun 9. Oct 2016, 08:56
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1959 Biesemeyer with 430 MEL 6x2
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: 1959 Biesemeyer with 430 MEL 6x2

Hope this all goes well for you.
by Shelby#18
Sat 1. Oct 2016, 12:50
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer

That looks very nice. Hope all goes as planned.
by Shelby#18
Tue 27. Sep 2016, 17:18
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer

Thanks for signing up. That sounds like a pretty awesome boat. Could you please post some pics.
by Shelby#18
Sat 21. May 2016, 07:20
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1959 Colony Park Wagon 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Resto
Replies: 111
Views: 21032

Re: 1959 Colony Park Wagon 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Resto

Thanks CGasket! It is an awesome car to drive, and I don't see any others on the road. Good luck with your Montclair!

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