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by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 19:24
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430
Replies: 8
Views: 6498

Re: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430

Completed motor photos soon! What a chore. I think we had to go through 5 maybe six motors to complete two good ones.

Anyway the build goes on. The link in the 1st. post is still active. Boat will be complete this year!
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 18:58
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1959 Parklane Conv. 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Restoration
Replies: 51
Views: 14402

Re: 1959 Parklane Conv. 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Restoration

Sad news. The project is on hold. I've not seen photos in a while, and the builder has no interest in proceeding further. He is on to bigger and better things. Not sure what is going to happen to this one.
by Shelby#18
Tue 4. Apr 2017, 18:49
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: New to forum.
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Re: New to forum.

Hello Ezra, The 430's are not the easiest to get parts for. Some of the gaskets will have to be made. My engine builder just finished two of them for my '61 Continentals. His name is Carl, and his email is <cgaertner@charter.net> You should also take a look at the Marine engine thread. http://ford-m...
by Shelby#18
Sun 9. Oct 2016, 08:56
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1959 Biesemeyer with 430 MEL 6x2
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: 1959 Biesemeyer with 430 MEL 6x2

Hope this all goes well for you.
by Shelby#18
Sat 1. Oct 2016, 12:50
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer

That looks very nice. Hope all goes as planned.
by Shelby#18
Tue 27. Sep 2016, 17:18
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer
Replies: 4
Views: 879

Re: Introduction of 59-Biesemeyer

Thanks for signing up. That sounds like a pretty awesome boat. Could you please post some pics.
by Shelby#18
Sat 21. May 2016, 07:20
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1959 Colony Park Wagon 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Resto
Replies: 111
Views: 31614

Re: 1959 Colony Park Wagon 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Resto

Thanks CGasket! It is an awesome car to drive, and I don't see any others on the road. Good luck with your Montclair!
by Shelby#18
Thu 21. Apr 2016, 15:03
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Long time member and can't access private messages!
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Re: Long time member and can't access private messages!

Sorry Buddy,

I tried. I'll send Theo an email.
by Shelby#18
Wed 20. Apr 2016, 19:44
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Long time member and can't access private messages!
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Re: Long time member and can't access private messages!

Hello Buddy,

Try it now. I've fooled with the permissions. Hope it works.

All the best,
Rick
by Shelby#18
Thu 26. Nov 2015, 19:41
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Re: Chris Craft 430ies
Replies: 122
Views: 42911

Re: Chris Craft 430ies

Yep, glad your back Peter. I know what you mean about the life issues. I have been dealing with those for a few years now, and still looking at quite a few more.

Hope to see some more of your photos.

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