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by Chris430
Tue 25. Dec 2018, 20:46
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: 1958 Continental Claret -
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: 1958 Continental Claret -

Hello,
Looks like yoir off to a good start with a very clean (from rust) Northern car. Would I be correct in assuming the Lincoln did not live it's life in the Northern Uninted States?
by Chris430
Tue 11. Dec 2018, 07:30
Forum: Mercury Cars Restoration Projects
Topic: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible
Replies: 93
Views: 50467

Re: Building a 1960 Mercury Park Lane convertible

A lot of detail here. When I start the 65 I am thinking of just having the cab dipped. Like your 58/60 lots of unpainted pockets and places to gather dirt and moisture. Thanks for posting the detailed references.
by Chris430
Thu 6. Dec 2018, 16:23
Forum: Ask for MEL Engine Parts
Topic: Blower intake
Replies: 6
Views: 345

Re: Blower intake

mercmike wrote:
Sun 2. Dec 2018, 14:07
Anybody want to part with a blower intake for a MEL?
Mike,
I posted this on another forum. Looks like there is a guy with one in the works.

http://fepower.net/simplemachinesforum/ ... pic=6751.0
by Chris430
Tue 30. Oct 2018, 20:57
Forum: Photos of Mercury Cars
Topic: The Vintage Mercury Photos Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 24239

Re: The Vintage Mercury Photos Thread

Theo wrote:
Sun 14. Dec 2014, 01:36
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I used to know where a Mercury with that tail and big "M" was. Anything special about them?
by Chris430
Sat 27. Oct 2018, 18:23
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: The Sting Of This Years Flu Season
Replies: 2
Views: 24771

Re: The Sting Of This Years Flu Season

Theo wrote:
Thu 17. May 2018, 06:45
Sorry to hear that Chris. All the best to you and the whole family
Thanks
by Chris430
Sun 23. Sep 2018, 12:36
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 25722

Re: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts

Thanks a million! That info really helps. One other question. It appears that the engine may have popped a freeze plug in the back of the engine. Not a freezing issue because it's a so cal car. How hard is it to get to the back freeze plugs? Do I have to pull the engine? If I remember correct you c...
by Chris430
Sat 22. Sep 2018, 08:40
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts
Replies: 5
Views: 25722

Re: Buying 62' Lincoln Continental Vert with leaking near water pump and other thoughts

No one? I do not know what happened to my post but I replied with some pictures. The plate at the back can leak and there is a weep hole up front. 62 might have a blot on stamped steel water pump pulley that would be a little easier to inspect than the 63 and up cast iron press on pulleys. If the c...
by Chris430
Mon 10. Sep 2018, 13:52
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Another newbie to MEL
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Re: Another newbie to MEL

Hello,
Like you said, lots of good information here. Hub caps in the trunk? I see peiple do that when trailering there cars.
Chris
by Chris430
Sat 18. Aug 2018, 20:43
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Need check valve
Replies: 3
Views: 1588

Re: Need check valve

I sold the two I had. The man who bought them was glad to find them.
by Chris430
Fri 27. Jul 2018, 00:11
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: A Rechargeable Under hood Work Light.... Review
Replies: 4
Views: 2932

Re: A Rechargeable Under hood Work Light.... Review

That is a nice light to have. Compared to the MAC I used I like there are no cords in the way on yours.

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