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by Shelby#18
Tue 23. Dec 2014, 20:50
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430
Replies: 7
Views: 4086

Re: Restoration 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/4

The motors just left for a rebuild last week. Here are the photos of them. There are two because after the hardtop a softtop will follow.
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by Shelby#18
Tue 23. Dec 2014, 20:41
Forum: MEL Boats Restoration Projects.
Topic: 1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430
Replies: 7
Views: 4086

1961 21' Chris Craft Continental Hardtop w/430

Here is the newest project. Only 96 21' Continentals were made, 26 had hard tops, of those only 11 were configured with the 430 M.E.L. Engine. Because of the amount of photos taken, and the fact that most of them are not of the engine, the link below will be updated a few times a month. http://www.m...
by Shelby#18
Fri 12. Dec 2014, 21:09
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Intro from Wade
Replies: 2
Views: 282

Re: Intro from Wade

Welcome to the forum. Lots to look at here. Hope you enjoy it.
by Shelby#18
Mon 10. Nov 2014, 13:57
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Introducing Myself and my '58 Monterey
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Introducing Myself and my '58 Monterey

Thanks for posting Keith. Looks like a nice car. Sure would like to see more of it.
by Shelby#18
Sun 19. Oct 2014, 11:12
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Hose to Air Cleaner
Replies: 2
Views: 2136

Re: Hose to Air Cleaner

I believe Lincoln Mercury Old Parts Store has them. http://lincolnoldparts.com/
by Shelby#18
Mon 29. Sep 2014, 15:56
Forum: MEL Engine Aftermarket Parts
Topic: Roller lifters
Replies: 2
Views: 4070

Re: Roller lifters

Hello Treinarts, Hope this helps. Peter Jardine (Chris Craft Crazy) supplied this info. Here is the link. http://www.chris-craft.org/discussion/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=5528 Chris Craft 430's use solid lifters, which are not made anymore, but you can get replacements. Pushrods can be bought as well as va...
by Shelby#18
Thu 28. Aug 2014, 17:01
Forum: The MEL Engine Tripower Heaven
Topic: Multi Carb manifolds
Replies: 29
Views: 19639

Re: Multi Carb manifolds

First one went for $449.00. These aren't going for what they used to.
by Shelby#18
Wed 13. Aug 2014, 14:39
Forum: Edsel Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: 1958 Edsel Corsair 2 door Hardtop
Replies: 30
Views: 8933

Re: 1958 Edsel Corsair 2 door Hardtop

We are looking forward to the updates!
by Shelby#18
Tue 13. May 2014, 19:20
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible
Replies: 85
Views: 8273

Re: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible

Gry I like the new color. It will really look great. I know how other things pull us away, and look forward to your future posts.
by Shelby#18
Thu 8. May 2014, 18:51
Forum: MEL Engine Ignition and General Electrical Topics
Topic: Distributor Advance and Pinging & Overheating
Replies: 8
Views: 3770

Re: Distributor Advance and Pinging & Overheating

Rick, I know it's a pain with the gas situation in CA.. What I do is buy a 5 gal. can and use one gallon of it per tank. It does seem to help.

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