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Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 09-25-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,727
Posted By Robert Wadman
Value of my 430 Convertible.

I will take the photos today, and attach them to your email.
Bob
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 06-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By Robert Wadman
Transmission leak at the filler pipe.

I'm restoring a 1959 Thunderbird 430 Convertible. I have a transmission leak at the connection where the filler pipe connects to the transmission pan. Is there an "O" ring that fits this connection...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-04-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 Engine Harness

I would like to find and buy both of the harnesses that go to the engine. Is there a company that produces good, original looking, harnesses that you could recommend. I'm restoring a 1959...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 02-01-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By Robert Wadman
1959 Thunderbir 430 Engine Harness

I have just installed the rebuilt 430 engine in my 1959 Thunderbird. I'm having a problem finding a new engine bay harness for my car. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Bob
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 Water in the crankcase.

Thanks for the insight regarding my problems with a 430 motor. I'm going to start by draining it and checking the gaskets. Hopefully, I can find the problem without having to see if the block is...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 Water in the crankcase.

When I bought the car I was told that the car had a rebuilt engine and the rebuild included hardening the valve seats. The car had been sitting for several years and was missing the battery. It was a...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 Water In The Oil

I have a 1959 Thunderbird Convertible. It is a 430 car, but was missing the 430 engine. I found a 1959 J code Hardtop that ran, but was very rusty and beat up. I'm attempting to use the 430 Hardtop...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-05-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,243
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 MEL motor mount bracket.

I think I have figured out what I need. It is the motor mount bracket that attaches to the 430 engine block. I have found part number B9S-6028-A. Is this correct? From the photos sent regarding my...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-04-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,243
Posted By Robert Wadman
J Code Thunderbird Motor Mounts

Dave:
The pictures were a great help. I need the top motor mount bracket that attaches to the 430 engine block and the top of the motor mount. I need that bracket for both sides of my 430 MEL...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-03-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,243
Posted By Robert Wadman
My 1959 Thunderbird 430 motor mounts.

From the picture submitted to my post, I have the correct 430 motor mounts. My problem is the motor mounts on the block of my 1962 Lincoln 430 motor. Is it possible to use a 1962 Lincoln 430 block...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-03-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,243
Posted By Robert Wadman
Thanks for 430 motor mount information.

My second question relates to the 1962 lincoln engine. Will it work as a replacement for the original 430?
Bob
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-03-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,243
Posted By Robert Wadman
430 Motor Mount problems

I'm a new member of Squarebirds. I'm in the process of restoring a 1959 Thunderbird Convertible with two "Js' in the VIN. The previous owner replaced the 430 engine with a 352. I'm attempting to...
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