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Welcome to Squarebirds, 60/78MarkVconverts! Don hales from Washington and owns a '57 Tbird! What is interesting is what Don does own, and has in the past! Don is a specialist with the 430MEL Engine! If he gives me permission to share with you what he shared with me, I will post it. Here is a list.
"I have owned many MEL cars.
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1957 T-Bird; full power- White ~ Bought 1972 ~ Still own it
1957 T-Bird; PS, PB, Memory Seat - Coppertone, 406CI, 500+HP tripower , 12.16ET @ Lyons strip, in CA ~ Bought 1965 ~ Sold 1970 to Guam, 1971 Later Sold to Japan
Repainted 56 Lincoln Buckskin Tan with white porthole top
1968 T-Bird; full power, AC, light blue, 429CI ~ Bought 1969 ~ Sold 1970
1957 Skyliner Retractable, Coral over white, "factory repaint" to Silver Mocha and doeskin Tan, 99 point car ~ Bought 1973 ~ Sold 1978
1957 Skyliner Retractable, full power, no AC, originally white, conversion will be to Dresden Blue over Starmist Blue ~ Bought 1973 ~ Still own it
1958 Edsel Citation convertible - White with red "scallop" ~ Bought Aug 1960 ~ Still own it
1958Mercury Montclair Turnpike Cruiser, 4-door - all black ~ Bought April, 1992 ~ Sold 2007 to Colorado
1958 Mercury Montclair Turnpike Cruiser, 4-door - 2-tone tan ~ Bought Oct, 1992 ~ Sold July, 2013 to Connecticut
1960 Continental Mark V convertible - red ~ Bought 2001 ~ Still own it
1960 Continental Mark V convertible - Lilac special pearl
~ Bought Sept 1969 ~ Still own it
1965 Continental 4-door convertible - robin egg blue ~ Bought 1975 ~ Sold 1977
1966 Connntinental 2--door hardtop - lime green ~ Bought 2004 ~ Still own it
1978 Continental Mark V Special Convertible ~ Bought Sept, 1999 ~ Sold July, 2011 to California"

He has sent me a number of pictures that I will post for him. We are very pleased to have him join our Forum. He brings a wealth of 430MEL experience and classic cars with him. If you have additional pictures you would like to share with us, here is how you can post them. You can post them directly on our server as a Paid Member. To become one, have a PayPal account and click on the Donate to Site button at the top right of this Forum. Or you can create an account on one of the free picture hosting websites, upload your pictures there and post the link to them in Our Rides Forum. Or you can send them to me, Dave Dare, our webmaster ~ simplyconnected and I will post them for you. When you post pictures please set them for 800x600 size for better viewing on the Forum. We have the greatest Techies from around the world on here. So if you need any help with any of your cars or can provide any, just post away in the 1957 To 1969 Full Size Fords Forum. Or for comments regarding the 430MEL engines, in that Forum. I would recommend that you save my phone number should you ever need to contact me. Should you have any problems navigating our Forum, please contact Dave Dare at 248-544-8834. Enjoy The Journey!
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Old 02-01-2014, 06:34 PM
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Don also welcome to our truly international site where you will find some of the most knowledgeable birders around. Ask any questionanswer where you canand participate often Great to see another 57 survivor and enjoy the cruisin.
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