Correct 1960 Thunderbird 430 Engine Options?

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Correct 1960 Thunderbird 430 Engine Options?

Post by Chris430 » Thu 4. May 2017, 21:08

I found 4 barrel and 3 Duce's. Are both options correct? Was the 1960 4 barrel a B9ME?
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http://automotivemileposts.com/tbird196 ... tions.html
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Re: Correct 1960 Thunderbird 430 Engine Options?

Post by brechlrl » Sun 7. May 2017, 07:05

The Mecum car is not a 430.. Somebody put a later FE in it with 61-63 valve covers and the M code tri-power

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Re: Correct 1960 Thunderbird 430 Engine Options?

Post by Chris430 » Sun 7. May 2017, 19:30

Thanks Royce. I pulled that link down. A second look it was plain to see the FE. I read about 1960 3 Duec Thunderbirds but couldn't find any pictures. Is that a myth?

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Re: Correct 1960 Thunderbird 430 Engine Options?

Post by brechlrl » Mon 8. May 2017, 06:29

Technically yes, there could have been 430 tripower Thunderbirds.. Buy like a unicorn I have never seen one.. The air cleaner would have been plain with none of the script that appeared on the Mercs.. Lincolns could get the tripower as well, and I have seen a few of those.

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