MEL 410 Engine Specifications

MEL 410 Engine Specifications

Postby Theo on Wed 24. Dec 2008, 20:41

Please help adding, correcting, discussing and completing data to this section. This specification run down is provided by participants of this MEL Engine Forum and me. To have it clearly arranged I constantly keep merging the info into this single post. The contributor's original post will remain below.



MEL 410 Engine Specifications


Short Block

8 Cylinder
90° "V"
O.H.V.C.
410 cid
V8


Compression Ratio...........................10,5 : 1
Horsepower Taxable SAE:.............................345 hp
Firing Order......................................1 5 4 2 6 3 7 8
Bore and Stroke.................................4.20" X x 3.70"

Con Rod Length..................................6.599" - 6.601"
Piston Pin Dia................................... 0.9750" - 0.9753"


Main Bearing Bore Diameter:

Code Red:............................................3.0922" - 3.0926"
Code Blue............................................3.0926" - 3.0930"



Crankshaft to Main Bearing Clearance.

Fresh...................................................0.0009 - 0.0029
Wear Limit...........................................0.0036


Cam Bearing Bore - Diameter:

................................................#1............0.875" - 0.876"
................................................#2............0.875" - 0.876"
................................................#3............0.875" - 0.876"
................................................#4............0.875" - 0.876"
................................................#5............0.875" - 0.876"



Tappet Bore Diameter:..........................0.875" - 0.876"


Distributor:

Rotation..................................................counterclock wise
Shaft Bearing Bore Diameter:.................0,452" - 0,4535"
Mounting Pad to Distributor Gear Thrust Boss................3,0585" - 3,0615"
Mounting Bore Diameter.......................1,602" - 1,603"


Engine Oil:

Capacity - Quarts (Add one quart when changing filter)..................5
Oil Pressure @ 2000 R.P.M (Hot).......................................................45 - 50 PSI
Viscosity @ above + 32° F...............................................................SAE 20 - 20 W
Viscosity .@ + 32° - -10° F.............................................................SAE 10 - 10 W
Viscosity @ below - 10° F................................................................SAE 5 W
OIl Change: .......................1st ........................................................@ 1000 Miles
..........................................2nd .......................................................@ 4000 Miles
........................................................................................................and each 4000 thereafter



410 cid block casting numbers:

coming soon


Cylinder Heads

Gasket Surface Flatness:.............................................0,002" in any 6" lenght or 0,004 overall.
Valve Guide Bore:....................Intake - Diameter Standard............................0,3728" -0,3735"
............................................Exhaust - Diameter Standard............................0,3728" -0,3735"
Valve Stem Diameter Intake .........................................................................................0.3715"
Valve Stem Diameter Exh..............................................................................................0.3697"



410 cylinder head casting numbers:
.......coming soon
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Re: MEL 410 Engine Specifications

Postby KULTULZ on Thu 23. Apr 2009, 02:34

Engine Colors-

1958 EDSEL E-475 Artists Illustration_1.jpg
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Green: (similar to 1978 Porsche "Fern Green" - DuPont code 273, Porsche code 45639AH):
Block, heads, water pump, intake manifold, oil filler tube, oil pan

Off-White: (Mix four parts Derusto Gloss White #874/D-23 and one part Derusto Gloss Almond #884/D-34):
Air filter cover, valve covers

Reddish-Orange: E-475 Stenciled on embossed letters

Gloss Black: Brackets, generator, fan, pulley, starter motor, flywheel cover, inner fender aprons, radiator
Semi-gloss Black: Frame, front suspension, core support, etc.

Natural: Transmission bell housing, distributor, exhaust manifolds, fender attaching bolts

FROM -1958 EDSEL INFORMATION PAGE-
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