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by reijerlincoln
Wed 6. Apr 2011, 07:13
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: I need a little knowledge
Replies: 5
Views: 1614

Re: I need a little knowledge

63, 64 and 65 all have a four barrel intake. From memory... you can use 63, 64 and 65 430 intake & heads as a set . The 66 and 67 462 intake & heads have a different size runners. So, the runners in the 462 heads are smaller than the runners in the 430 intake manifolds... resulting in an obstruction...
by reijerlincoln
Wed 6. Apr 2011, 07:07
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: 66 link coupe
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Re: 66 link coupe

Nice one!
by reijerlincoln
Wed 6. Apr 2011, 07:06
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: cooling issues
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

Re: cooling issues

A 180 thermostat sounds like a good plan in that environment. A few thoughts. - If your temp gauge is original I wouldn't count on it displaying the actual/correct temperature. - If your coolant hoses are over five years old, replace them no matter how they look. - Never put straight water in the co...
by reijerlincoln
Wed 6. Apr 2011, 06:52
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: '62 Lincoln Continental Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 1747

Re: '62 Lincoln Continental Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacem

The heads can stay on. But you need to undo the motor & tranny mounts + lift the engine 2 inches (put blocks of wood between the block and 'frame', then remove the jack) to be able to reach the bottom four nuts on the exhaust manifolds. Also loosen the fan shroud and others bits & pieces that might ...
by reijerlincoln
Fri 5. Nov 2010, 03:13
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Hello! Engine Newbie Here!
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: Hello! Engine Newbie Here!

Hey, I just noticed Olivia's avatar. It's from Simon's Cat (funny cartoon to be found on the YouTube).
by reijerlincoln
Thu 4. Nov 2010, 02:34
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Hello! Engine Newbie Here!
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: Hello! Engine Newbie Here!

Welcome Olivia. What MEL equipped car do you have your heart set on?

cheers,
Reijer
by reijerlincoln
Tue 5. Oct 2010, 00:01
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: new guy in Texas with a '58 Mercury Monterey
Replies: 2
Views: 630

Re: new guy in Texas with a '58 Mercury Monterey

Welcome to the forum. How about showing us a few photos? :)
by reijerlincoln
Mon 4. Oct 2010, 23:59
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Big Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Big Hello

Welcome Moose. I'd love to see a few photos of the project.
by reijerlincoln
Wed 29. Sep 2010, 03:18
Forum: MEL Related Shopping Guide
Topic: Camshaft Source
Replies: 2
Views: 2211

Re: Camshaft Source

I found a new camshaft to OEM design by Falcon Global (on eBay). They are the exact same item as Egge offers. Falcon Global is cheaper though - I made them an offer below their asking price which they took.
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