MEL Engine Progression/ Degression from 1958 - 1968

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MEL Engine Progression/ Degression from 1958 - 1968

Post by Theo » Mon 23. Mar 2009, 15:56

Here's some interesting data that was originally provided by Kultulz in this thread:

http://www.ford-mel-engine.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=66

Thought it might fit in here as well

KULTULZ wrote:
MEL (MERCURY-EDSEL-LINCOLN) Engine Specifications 1958/1968

383 CI Bore 4.30” x Stroke 3.30” (1958/60) (MERC)
410 CI Bore 4.20” x Stroke 3.70” (1958) (EDSEL)
430 CI Bore 4.30” x Stroke 3.70” (1958/65) (LINC-MERC-TBIRD)
462 CI Bore 4.38” x Stroke 3.83” (1966/68) (LINC)



1958 MERCURY

383 CI 4V (Monterey Low-Torque)
312 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.5 To 1

383 C.I. 4V (Montclair High-Torque)
330 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.5 To 1

430 CI 4V Super Marauder
360 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.5 To 1

430 CI 6V Super Marauder
400 HP



1958 EDSEL

410 CI 4V (E-475)
345 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.5 To 1
475 ft.lb. Torque


1958 LINCOLN

430 CI 4V
375 HP @ 4800 RPM CR 10.5 To 1

430 CI 6V (J-Code)
400 HP @ 4600 RPM



1959 MERCURY

383 CI 2V
280HP @ 4400 RPM CR 10.0 To 1

383 CI 4V
322 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.0 To 1

430 CI 4V
345 HP @ 4400 RPM CR 10.0 To 1


1959 LINCOLN

430 CI 4V
350 HP @ 4400 RPM CR 10.0 To 1



1959 THUNDERBIRD

430 CI 4V
350 HP @ 4400 RPM CR 10.0 To 1


1960 MERCURY

383 CI 2V
280 HP CR 8.5 To 1

430 CI 2V
310 HP @ 4100 RPM CR 10.0 To 1



1960 LINCOLN

430 CI 2V
315 HP @ 4100 RPM CR 10.0 To 1


1960 THUNDERBIRD

430 CI 4V
350 HP @ 4400 RPM CR 10.2 To 1



1961 LINCOLN

430 CI 2V
300 HP @ 4100 RPM CR 10.0 To 1


1962 LINCOLN

430 CI 2V
300 HP



1963 LINCOLN

430 CI 4V
320 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.0 To 1


1964 LINCOLN

430 CI 4V
320 HP



1965 LINCOLN

430 CI 4V
320 HP


1966 LINCOLN

462 CI 4V
340 HP @ 4600 RPM CR 10.25 To 1



1967 LINCOLN

462 CI 4V
340 HP


1968 LINCOLN

462 CI 4V
340 HP


There may be mistakes in some of theapplications and ratings. They vary by publication. But this will give an idea of how the engine(s) sizes/HP ratings progressed/digressed.

Source(s)- Standard Catalog of FORD 1903-1998 Edited by Ron Kowalke
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Last edited by Anonymous on Sun 26. Apr 2009, 09:39, edited 3 times in total.
Reason: Update- KULTULZ
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