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by fhogeweg
Thu 14. Jun 2018, 23:20
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

Here is a update about our car. Received the servo about a week ago, and it was not complete!!! I was missing the piston, spring and retainer. This one missed the retainer! So $60 spend, no solution. Bought a used transmission yesterday that was supposed to be out of a 60 Lincoln. Will be collecting...
by fhogeweg
Fri 25. May 2018, 09:29
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

We have worked on the car today. Started with adjustment check of the rear band, then the shifting linkage and wenn I put it out of park and into reverse, wheels where spinning.... FORWARD!!!! Took the pan off and after a while we discovered that there where two bolds on a weird place. After checkin...
by fhogeweg
Sun 6. May 2018, 15:06
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

My Thunderbird is an import, so original from the USA, like sooooo much US cars over here. But i also own a 59 sunliner and Fairlane 500, both original european cars. Because over here everyone likes to drive small engines (still havn't figure out why!?), our sunliner is equiped with the 223 6 cylin...
by fhogeweg
Sun 6. May 2018, 14:00
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

I'm not raelly sure, but I think it's the same engine + transmission set-up. At least the engine is the same!

If this would be the band that has broke, what adres do you know for parts?

Thanks
by fhogeweg
Sat 5. May 2018, 12:46
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

Re: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem

Hi Chris. Thanks for your answer, but a little extra information; I live in the Netherlands (Europe) so getting the trans of yours to me, would probably cost as much as a rebuild. But thanks for telling I think it is not possible for us to repair this, so on to the rebuild shop i ques. Thanks Ferdy
by fhogeweg
Wed 2. May 2018, 15:15
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: 1960 Lincoln transmission problem
Replies: 10
Views: 328

1960 Lincoln transmission problem

Hello everyone, We bought a 1960 Lincoln Premiere today, with the 430 MEL engine (of course). The car will not go in reverse. It drives fine on forward, but does really nothing wenn put in reverse. The previous owner told us; he bought the car, drove around the block, backed-up the driveway about 50...

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