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by Shelby#18
Fri 7. Aug 2015, 16:23
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Here's my story
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: Here's my story

The couch project looks like it will be pretty cool.

Nice to have family that holds on to what most would throw away. I hope your search for the '59 Merc goes well.

About the fiberglass boat, have you been to the fiberglassics forum yet?
by Shelby#18
Fri 31. Jul 2015, 13:57
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430
Replies: 7
Views: 4130

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

One more motor left the shop last week (for a total of 3). I'll be going up there in August to visit. I'll post some photos of the motors after I get back. Hopefully some of the work will have started. As you can see from the link above in the first post, the boat work is well under way. Though it w...
by Shelby#18
Fri 24. Jul 2015, 18:51
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible
Replies: 85
Views: 8327

Re: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible

Gry, nice to see you back. Mine has been progressing also. I should have some photos posted soon. Hope all is well.
Rick
by Shelby#18
Tue 14. Apr 2015, 03:26
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: MEL Engine Series Combustion Chamber & Piston Design
Replies: 69
Views: 44118

Re: MEL Engine Series Combustion Chamber & Piston Design

mrbthebarber wrote:Are the stepped pistons available anywhere now?
Please see the second page of this thread, third post down. That is the order form for the step down pistons.
by Shelby#18
Sat 14. Feb 2015, 06:58
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 50' Chriscraft constellation with 430s
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

Re: 1961 50' Chriscraft constellation with 430s

Try posting the pictures again. I reset your permissions.
by Shelby#18
Wed 11. Feb 2015, 06:26
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Hello everyone

Hello Tracy, and welcome. That boat looks really nice! From the photos the outside does not look bad at all. Could you please share your progress with us. This forum does not get a lot of posts, but does get tons of visits. And if you do post I'll sure be watching your project! I have gone with the ...
by Shelby#18
Mon 2. Feb 2015, 16:44
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Intro
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Intro

Welcome! What motor does it have? And could you please post some more photos of that beauty.
by Shelby#18
Wed 28. Jan 2015, 18:58
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 1960 Mel Rebuild Question
Replies: 9
Views: 3923

Re: 1960 Mel Rebuild Question

I don't know about that company. But the photos they show are the flat top pistons.
Check out the thread here; viewtopic.php?f=2&t=67
Lots of great info.
by Shelby#18
Tue 23. Dec 2014, 20:58
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1959 Parklane Conv. 430 cu in. w/air Frame Off Restoration
Replies: 51
Views: 10130

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

Not much to update on this thread. Engine is out at the rebuilders. The brightwork polishing and chrome are being started.

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