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by Partsetal
Tue 14. Aug 2018, 13:59
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Correct engine color
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

Re: Correct engine color

The only decal that is correct for the air cleaner are the service instructions. I'm not familiar with Lincoln details, primarily a Squarebird guy.
by Partsetal
Tue 14. Aug 2018, 10:35
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Correct engine color
Replies: 3
Views: 1128

Re: Correct engine color

When used on the 59 and 60 Thunderbird, the correct engine color is black with black valve covers. Air cleaner and the duct and valve assembly were painted white. White fan on non-A/C cars and black when using the A/C 5 blade fan.
by Partsetal
Tue 14. Aug 2018, 10:29
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Need check valve
Replies: 3
Views: 1469

Re: Need check valve

That check valve is extremely hard to find. One shows up on ebay every now and then, but not lately. As a substitute you can plumb in a plastic check valve that was used with the emission controls used on 80's era Ford passenger cars.
by Partsetal
Sun 29. Nov 2015, 08:30
Forum: MEL Engine Ignition and General Electrical Topics
Topic: Distributor Interchangability
Replies: 10
Views: 33855

Re: Distributor Interchangability

In the comparison of distributors, one thing that was not mentioned is the difference in the number of teeth on the gear. The top one has 15, and the bottom 16. FWIW
Carl
by Partsetal
Wed 7. May 2014, 04:57
Forum: MEL Transmission Parts For Sale
Topic: Lincoln Twin Range Transmission
Replies: 0
Views: 2846

Lincoln Twin Range Transmission

I have a rebuilt PBB-U Twin Range Transmission w/Bell Hsg & converter that is excess to my needs. Will sell for 450.00. Trans is located in Eastern PA.
by Partsetal
Fri 21. Feb 2014, 12:12
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 1960 Mel Rebuild Question
Replies: 9
Views: 4936

Re: 1960 Mel Rebuild Question

EDG-6316-B is the Engineering No. for B9SZ-6312-A which was used before 2-1-60, and C0ME-6316-B is the Engineering No. for C0SZ-6312-A used from 2-1-60.
by Partsetal
Fri 26. Oct 2012, 16:11
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Ring Compressor?
Replies: 0
Views: 982

Ring Compressor?

I'll have my 430 block back from the machine shop soon and before I begin assembly I need some information on a good ring compressor. With my last rebuild, I used the standard ring compressor in the inverted position as recommended by the machine shop. It worked better than in the upright position, ...

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