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by Chris430
Thu 30. Nov 2017, 15:46
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 1958 Export 383 and 430 specs
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: 1958 Export 383 and 430 specs

Hi there, I read about the "spacers" for the 383 and 430 in 1958, lowering compression from 10.5 to 7.14 or 7.25 respectively. I am wondering if anybody has the ratings (Torq and HP) for these low-CR "export" engines. Not that ratings are always accurate, but they might give a feel for how much was...
by Chris430
Wed 29. Nov 2017, 08:45
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Anyone Recognise These Servicemen?
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: Anyone Recognise These Servicemen?

Benjamin Franklin Farrell of Conroe Texas http://texasobits.tributes.com/obituary/show/B.-F.-Farrell-57434141 Sumter Latham http://texasobits.tributes.com/obituary/show/Sumpter-Latham-94557145 Mervin T. Black http://www.homeofheroes.com/myhero/CWO_Mervin_Travis_Black.html https://obittree.com/obitua...
by Chris430
Tue 28. Nov 2017, 14:11
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Anyone Recognise These Servicemen?
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Anyone Recognise These Servicemen?

Thanks, Grandpa: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/view/Military.aspx?tid=52599721&pid=13379054588&vid=89b9851d-0f13-45d3-a527-906758df0aa0 EDITED: Granddaddy Cox: https://prod1.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=3233331&fh_id=10790 EDITED: Great Uncle Cecil: http://www.bowers...
by Chris430
Thu 16. Nov 2017, 20:34
Forum: MEL Transmission Parts For Sale
Topic: 1967 462 C6
Replies: 0
Views: 44

1967 462 C6

I am posting for a man in Oklahoma. He has the C6 and drive shaft from a 66 Contenital, the 462 is sold.. The car was said to be on the road when the engine and transmission were swapped for an International 7.3 - O.D. $250. PM me for his information. You should hear back from me within 24 hours. Ch...
by Chris430
Sat 4. Nov 2017, 09:09
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: '58 Edsel's 361 (303 HP) Factory Claim Vs. Real Dyno Results
Replies: 22
Views: 9721

Re: 1958 Ford Police 361

Interesting article with car photos and engine specifications. I have a 332 from a 58 Ranch Wagon with machined chambers in the second link. I have sense learned from the FE forum the shim gaskets are 4cc bore volume. http://www.network54.com/Forum/74182/thread/1458241169/last-1458340863/View+Threa...
by Chris430
Sat 4. Nov 2017, 08:48
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: '58 Edsel's 361 (303 HP) Factory Claim Vs. Real Dyno Results
Replies: 22
Views: 9721

Re: 1958 Ford Police 361

Interesting article with car photos and engine specifications. I have a 332 from a 58 Ranch Wagon with machined chambers in the second link. I have sense learned from the FE forum the shim gaskets are 4cc bore volume. http://www.network54.com/Forum/74182/thread/1458241169/last-1458340863/View+Threa...
by Chris430
Tue 24. Oct 2017, 11:25
Forum: MEL Engine Parts For Sale
Topic: C0ME Connecting Rods
Replies: 0
Views: 76

C0ME Connecting Rods

I have 15 Lincoln MEL 430 connecting rods that were cleaned up, boxed up and shelved for years. They all have flash rust and considered core rods. Last picture is the worst discoloration. Shipping from 76710 not included: $10 each $50 a set $75 for all 150886912221616572677.jpg 1508869158318-1081224...
by Chris430
Mon 23. Oct 2017, 11:43
Forum: General Auto Parts For Sale
Topic: MEL/LYB Trim And Interior Pieces Plus Shipping From 76710
Replies: 0
Views: 93

MEL/LYB Trim And Interior Pieces Plus Shipping From 76710

Make an offer. I would trade some/all for a pair of 63/64 Ford 352-390-406-427 engine mounts and/or a Holley 4150 float bowl. These are not the pick up mounts. They are the pancake type with a stud and early two engine bolt pattern. Thanks, Chris 640-8073 area code 254 6am to 10pm CST 1508782915082-...
by Chris430
Fri 22. Sep 2017, 21:53
Forum: Tutorials Tips Tricks and How To. Written By Board Members
Topic: Fuel Pump Cam to Timing Cover Interference
Replies: 2
Views: 2204

Re: Fuel Pump Cam to Timing Cover Interference

Just scrapped a stock 58 pump with a broken flange. I did keep the rear cover bolts.
Thanks for posting.
by Chris430
Wed 16. Aug 2017, 07:35
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Found A Pair Of 59 430 Marine Engines, Question On Cooling
Replies: 0
Views: 204

Found A Pair Of 59 430 Marine Engines, Question On Cooling

I found a pair of Chris-Craft 430s. I am questioning the cooling system route. Were the water dividers clocked to run the coolant to the back of the block and forward to the front of the head and back through the rear of the intake? 00m0m_fYlG1DQl8bo_1200x900.jpg 00p0p_6i87qEUU1eU_1200x900.jpg 00x0x...

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