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by Chris430
Sat 7. Dec 2019, 08:37
Forum: MEL Transmission Parts For Sale
Topic: Complete 65 430 And Transmission
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Complete 65 430 And Transmission

Mine. Can deliver in the Texas and New Mexico area.

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by Chris430
Sat 7. Dec 2019, 08:36
Forum: MEL Engine Parts For Sale
Topic: Complete 65 430 And Transmission
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Complete 65 430 And Transmission

Mine. Can deliver in the Texas and New Mexico area.

https://waco.craigslist.org/pts/d/waco- ... 31470.html
by Chris430
Wed 23. Oct 2019, 17:28
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln 430 Manual Shift Bellhousing
Replies: 4
Views: 5049

Re: Lincoln 430 Manual Shift Bellhousing

They were C-O-M Twin Range as far as know. My 59 430 (as all 383, 410 and 430 58-60 MEL series engines) the Ford 332-428 bell housing bolt pattern. A Ford C6 will bolt up. The Twin Range has a cast iron case and aluminum tail housing. As far as I know 58-60 Twin Range bell housings were cast iron an...
by Chris430
Mon 21. Oct 2019, 18:19
Forum: MEL Cars General Discussion
Topic: Water neck Water outlet Thermostat Housing
Replies: 5
Views: 14394

Re: Water neck Water outlet Thermostat Housing

I resorted to make my own water neck as this is not available aftermarket. I put some photos in the Lincoln Restoration section. Very easy to make, got a 90 deg sch40 bend and cut a piece of it, welded to a short straight section and the flange. Will outlast the car now with 4x more thickness than ...
by Chris430
Sat 19. Oct 2019, 08:47
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Lincoln 430 Manual Shift Bellhousing
Replies: 4
Views: 5049

Re: Lincoln 430 Manual Shift Bellhousing

If your 430 is able to mount to a Ford C6 then any FE bell housing will fit. If it is the 66-68 Lincoln C6 you have a 462. The 462 has a dual bell housing pattern cast into the back of the engine that may or may not be tapped for the 61-65 Cruise-O-Matic, which has a 5 bolt bell. A man told me that ...
by Chris430
Sun 13. Oct 2019, 20:23
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 383 Replacement?
Replies: 1
Views: 1534

Re: 383 Replacement?

An FE will bolt up to the transmission but I don't know if your 59 Mercury engine mounts are like a 59 Lincoln or like a 59 FE. For reference here is a 65 430 mounted in place of a 1966 F100 352 FE. If you have a 45° steel thermostat housing it may be a little harder getting the upper hose to fit. h...
by Chris430
Tue 20. Aug 2019, 18:59
Forum: Post Photos Of Your Engine Set Up (MEL Powered Only)
Topic: 1965 Lincoln 430 MEL To 1965 F-250
Replies: 4
Views: 8199

Re: 1965 Lincoln 430 MEL To 1965 F-250

A few more pictures and measurements of a Lincoln 430 MEL, FT bell housing and Clark 250V in a 66 F-100 long wheel base chassis. IMG_20190819_201917.jpg IMG_20190819_201625.jpg IMG_20190819_201625.jpg IMG_20190819_184828.jpg IMG_20190819_184706.jpg IMG_20190819_201352.jpg IMG_20190819_184623.jpg IMG...

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