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by Chris430
Tue 11. Dec 2018, 07:30
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible
Replies: 93
Views: 48845

Re: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible

A lot of detail here. When I start the 65 I am thinking of just having the cab dipped. Like your 58/60 lots of unpainted pockets and places to gather dirt and moisture. Thanks for posting the detailed references.
by Chris430
Thu 6. Dec 2018, 16:23
Forum: Ask for MEL Engine Parts
Topic: Blower intake
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Blower intake

mercmike wrote:
Sun 2. Dec 2018, 14:07
Anybody want to part with a blower intake for a MEL?
Mike,
I posted this on another forum. Looks like there is a guy with one in the works.

http://fepower.net/simplemachinesforum/ ... pic=6751.0
by Chris430
Tue 30. Oct 2018, 20:57
Forum: Photos of Mercury Cars
Topic: The Vintage Mercury Photos Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 23945

Re: The Vintage Mercury Photos Thread

Theo wrote:
Sun 14. Dec 2014, 01:36
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I used to know where a Mercury with that tail and big "M" was. Anything special about them?
by Chris430
Sat 27. Oct 2018, 18:23
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: The Sting Of This Years Flu Season
Replies: 2
Views: 24601

Re: The Sting Of This Years Flu Season

Theo wrote:
Thu 17. May 2018, 06:45
Sorry to hear that Chris. All the best to you and the whole family
Thanks
by Chris430
Sun 23. Sep 2018, 12:36
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 25510

Re: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts

Thanks a million! That info really helps. One other question. It appears that the engine may have popped a freeze plug in the back of the engine. Not a freezing issue because it's a so cal car. How hard is it to get to the back freeze plugs? Do I have to pull the engine? If I remember correct you c...
by Chris430
Sat 22. Sep 2018, 08:40
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 25510

Re: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts

No one? I do not know what happened to my post but I replied with some pictures. The plate at the back can leak and there is a weep hole up front. 62 might have a blot on stamped steel water pump pulley that would be a little easier to inspect than the 63 and up cast iron press on pulleys. If the c...
by Chris430
Mon 10. Sep 2018, 13:52
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Another newbie to MEL
Replies: 2
Views: 611

Re: Another newbie to MEL

Hello,
Like you said, lots of good information here. Hub caps in the trunk? I see peiple do that when trailering there cars.
Chris
by Chris430
Sat 18. Aug 2018, 20:43
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Need check valve
Replies: 3
Views: 1487

Re: Need check valve

I sold the two I had. The man who bought them was glad to find them.
by Chris430
Fri 27. Jul 2018, 00:11
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: A Rechargeable Under hood Work Light.... Review
Replies: 3
Views: 2805

Re: A Rechargeable Under hood Work Light.... Review

That is a nice light to have. Compared to the MAC I used I like there are no cords in the way on yours.
by Chris430
Fri 29. Jun 2018, 19:49
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 13
Views: 3498

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

Hello everyone, Swapped the servo body with no result other then the tranny is complete again now. Also swapped the valve body, again not result. This is what we know now: Park: keeps the car parked and in neutral Reverse: does nothing, like neutral Neutral: moves the car FORWARD!!! D2 & D1: spins ...

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