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by marinelli
Fri 12. May 2017, 20:22
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 39 Ford Coupe with Stroked 430 RUNS!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 359

39 Ford Coupe with Stroked 430 RUNS!!!!!

She woke up tonight http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v738/GasserKid/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-03/E2933440-0E68-4759-BA91-A40511E4691E_zpszowdfqw2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v738/GasserKid/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-03/7D70B2BC-09FF-4980-B0A2-0BE9547DFC9A_zpsc6ljubi2.jpg http://img.photobucket.com...
by marinelli
Mon 24. Apr 2017, 16:01
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

sorry guys, we rotated number 1 to TDC stabbed the mag, got ready to bark it, and noticed a huge fuel leak.....
got to get leak handled first. fire bad, magneto good. Soon boys.
by marinelli
Fri 21. Apr 2017, 17:54
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

sunday morning we will set the timing, and fire her up. i will post video.
can hardly wait
by marinelli
Tue 18. Apr 2017, 17:42
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

we just primed the engine today, and we are having trouble setting the mag timing. I dont think it will be crazy, crazy on the street, because power curve is pretty broad, that being said i still think its going to be absolutely rowdy. Its not going to spin past 5500 rpm but its gonna make plenty of...
by marinelli
Sat 15. Apr 2017, 16:04
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stan Palma 510 MEL
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: Stan Palma 510 MEL

LOVE IT!!!! Very rowdy.
by marinelli
Sat 15. Apr 2017, 15:59
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

We have blocked off the two center carbs, no progressive linkage on this one, the carbs are the "new" Stromberg 97 that flow around 180 cfm from speedway.
by marinelli
Mon 27. Mar 2017, 15:06
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Stroked 430 in 1939 Ford Coupe

Sights on early 60s build (NO PLEATED RUNNING BOARDS!) on this 39 Ford Coupe. Running 1959 Lincoln 430, that was a race boat engine that the owner had rebuilt and then lost interest, probably because it weighs 730 lbs. Once we got into the mill, it was a very fresh rebuild, in fact we believe it had...

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