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by Chris430
Wed 28. Dec 2016, 21:17
Forum: MEL Engine Aftermarket Parts
Topic: New 61-68 MEL Bell Housing / Scatter Shield
Replies: 0
Views: 873

New 61-68 MEL Bell Housing / Scatter Shield

The first step to move the MEL engine aftermarket support forward should be a manual bell housing. Once a bell or scatter sheild is produced these engines would become versital and desirable for a 4, 5 or 6 speed project vehicle. McCloud makes a universal hydraulic slave cylinder to adapt to the COM...
by Chris430
Wed 28. Dec 2016, 14:19
Forum: MEL Engine Interchangeable Parts
Topic: MEL And FE Distributor Interchangeably
Replies: 0
Views: 1277

MEL And FE Distributor Interchangeably

The answer is no. Pictures and measurements in below link. Along with the difference in gear teeth I overlooked.

http://www.ford-mel-engine.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=707
by Chris430
Mon 26. Dec 2016, 20:32
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Made Parts Cleaner Agitator
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Re: Home Made Parts Cleaner Agitator

Overnight used to work in worse cases than this. I used an ultra sonic cleaner where I used to work. The unit we used worked well and was fast.
by Chris430
Mon 26. Dec 2016, 12:09
Forum: General Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Home Made Parts Cleaner Agitator
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Home Made Parts Cleaner Agitator

I have an idea for a carb and parts cleaning tub. After another disappointing carb soak results I thought of using an oil pump to agitate the solvent. On the bottom I would use a heating pad from a Cesna. Question: Has anyone built an agitator for Berryman's using an oil pump? How long will a debris...
by Chris430
Sat 10. Dec 2016, 14:11
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Fresh MEL build
Replies: 11
Views: 5962

Re: Fresh MEL build: Results

Here are the dyno results form the 517 motor. It was built with torque and pump gas in mind.. Lots of torque here Have you ran it in anything yet? It looks like it would be strong off idle. With the cfm your pulling it looks like you have it near 100% efficiency I may copy that exact build for my 5...
by Chris430
Fri 29. Apr 2016, 19:26
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 430 MEL has touble starting
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Duplicate The Problem With A Glass Fuel Filter

And/or a fuel pressure gauge inline. Sounds like a fuel restriction. Something in the gas tank, torn sock, rust flakes in the filter or a rubber fuel line coming apart inside and closing off fuel supply.
by Chris430
Mon 11. Apr 2016, 21:11
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: 430 2 barrel swap to 4 barrel intake...any issues?
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

Re: 430 2 barrel swap to 4 barrel intake...any issues?

I have a 59 EDE 4v for measurements if that helps.
by Chris430
Sun 20. Mar 2016, 16:47
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: '58 Edsel's 361 (303 HP) Factory Claim Vs. Real Dyno Results
Replies: 22
Views: 12302

1958 Ford Police 361

Interesting article with car photos and engine specifications. I have a 332 from a 58 Ranch Wagon with machined chambers in the second link. I have sense learned from the FE forum the shim gaskets are 4cc bore volume. http://www.network54.com/Forum/74182/thread/1458241169/last-1458340863/View+Thread...
by Chris430
Fri 18. Mar 2016, 20:07
Forum: MEL Engine General Discussion
Topic: Forum back again
Replies: 1
Views: 689

Re: Forum back again

Thanks,

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