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by Chris430
Sat 5. Dec 2015, 15:07
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: FE (AND MEL) THAT BEND PUSHRODS
Replies: 2
Views: 1609

Intake Valve Stuck Open & Old Gas

Old gas turns bad and leaves a varnish like coating on intake valve stems that does not burn off. It gums up in the guides. I have personally seen it twice. If you only have a couple gallons of bad gas you can usually get away with filling up with new gas diluting the varnish.
by Chris430
Fri 4. Dec 2015, 13:36
Forum: Ask for MEL Engine Parts
Topic: WANTED: Water Pump & Fuel Pump Rebuild Kit
Replies: 2
Views: 2316

WANTED: Water Pump & Fuel Pump Rebuild Kit

I have FE parts for sale that I can trade or willing to buy any kits you may not be using. Look in the all parts for sale. 1959 Lincoln 430 MEL. Car build was November / early December 58. has an A/C fuel pump. Water pump starts with 575. Ask for any other needed info.
Thanks
by Chris430
Sat 28. Nov 2015, 21:32
Forum: MEL Engine Ignition and General Electrical Topics
Topic: Distributor Interchangability
Replies: 9
Views: 6509

Early 58 MEL Distributor Removal

Hope this is ok, original poster is a member here. Although the 59 here was not effected, I thought I would copy and paste the below post from another site: Difficulty Of Distributor Removal- Early MEL 1958 LINCOLN AND MERCURY SERVICE BULLETIN NO.19 CAP SCREW INTERFERENCE WITH DISTRIBUTOR REMOVAL On...
by Chris430
Sat 28. Nov 2015, 21:12
Forum: MEL Engine Ignition and General Electrical Topics
Topic: Distributor Interchangability
Replies: 9
Views: 6509

Re: Distributor Interchangability

I have a couple of distributors out to compare. The left distributor is FEU-12127-J from a 1958 332 FE, the right FEW-12127-H from a 1959 430 MEL. They use the same FEK-12378-B vacuum advance and seem to be the same internals. There is a difference in gear to seal distance with the FE being greater....
by Chris430
Fri 27. Nov 2015, 13:52
Forum: MEL Transmission
Topic: PBB-7003-F Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 3135

PBB-7003-F Questions

Good afternoon, I have an LX transmission from what seems to be a 59 Lincoln 430. How does this transmission compare to a C6? If used in place of an FE C-O-M will the gear selector read correctly or be a little off as a C6 would be? If this is a strongest pre-66 automatic transmission, I'll keep it ...
by Chris430
Mon 23. Nov 2015, 19:00
Forum: Introduce Yourself and Show us Your Ride
Topic: Chris, New To Forum And MEL Engines.
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Chris, New To Forum And MEL Engines.

Hello, I came down with a Ford & Lincoln big block adiction in JR High when I was given grandpa's / dad's 65 F100. Around that same time I found a 1968 Motors Manual and became fascinated with the power / torque numbers. After years of running FE's I finally have a 1959 Lincoln 430 / LX transmission...

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