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OX1
01-06-2017, 05:58 PM
Would love to have one, but too rich for me.
Cool to see it though.............

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tri-Power-Intake-1959-1966-MEL-Motor-430-or-462-/262682161868?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368

RustyNCa
01-06-2017, 06:12 PM
Would love to have one, but too rich for me.
Cool to see it though.............

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tri-Power-Intake-1959-1966-MEL-Motor-430-or-462-/262682161868?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368

That's interesting, there was a 430 with that intake for sale locally for a while for $2,500. It also included a boat and trailer from the same time period....

Not sure what happened to it.

It intrigued me, but I figured the wife might not appreciate another boat, or even another motor in storage...

OX1
01-06-2017, 07:15 PM
That's interesting, there was a 430 with that intake for sale locally for a while for $2,500. It also included a boat and trailer from the same time period....

Not sure what happened to it.

It intrigued me, but I figured the wife might not appreciate another boat, or even another motor in storage...

For a state that has the toughest smog laws in the
country, why does it seem all the parts for old,
high smog vehicles seem to be out there. ;)

scumdog
01-06-2017, 09:33 PM
Would love to have one, but too rich for me.
Cool to see it though.............

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tri-Power-Intake-1959-1966-MEL-Motor-430-or-462-/262682161868?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368

Wow, that's almost as much as I paid for my whole '66 Thunderbird!!

pbf777
01-07-2017, 10:50 AM
Note: For those interested, I don't believe this "tri-power" set-up is an original O.E.M. 1958 "Super Marauder" item (nor do the individuals who listed it claim such).

The intake appears to be a reproduction, and the carburetors are not of the type used, although the carburetor throttle bodies may be of O.E.M. Ford tri-power linage (FE or S.B.) they are not original "Super Marauder" units. The fuel bowls are not correct for any of the O.E.M. assemblies.

Scott.

partsetal
01-07-2017, 11:26 AM
For more info and photos of MEL tri-powers, check this site:
http://ford-mel-engine.com/viewforum.php?f=104
Carl