The Interceptor was the base-performance engine in 1958. The heavyduty shafts have a large-diameter fullround center section with the drive hex formed at each end. If you are towing, you need the generous oil capacity of a larger pan. Headlights-On Warning Signal Considered standard in today's cars, this indicator would buzz if the ignition was turned off while the headlights were still on. This is very important because the inlet side of a pump is very sensitive to air leakage. Vac-U-Start Designed to automatically re-start your Edsel if it were to stall, by just shifting to Park or Neutral. I have not found anything specifically mentioning this procedure as it applied to the wipers, but it was called out when the rectangular plastic windshield washer bottle for air conditioned cars was no longer considered necessary in December 1957.
Once you've owned it, you'll never want to change. I remember things like having to make a pilot bearing because Ford used a different crank for a stick or automatic car and the automatic crank didn't have a recess for a bearing. Rocker arms were stamped steel 1. But the block might of came out of a F600. Within the major head groups, there were also differences in chamber designs, with small chambers, machined chambers and large chambers.
High-volume pumps typically deliver 20 to 25 percent more oil volume than common replacement oil pumps. This passage runs back and upward toward the driver side, intersecting the front-to-back center galley and ending with a plug right alongside the distributor hole. The higher horsepower versions of the 430 remained within its first year of production with horsepower of 365, 375 and of course 400. Blocks were cast in two major groups: top-oiler and side-oiler. Engines were built by Ford foundry and not by the racing circuit 302 Boss Top performer of the 90 degree family.
It was a popular high-performance engine; although not as powerful as the 427 and 428 models, it provided good performance, particularly in lighter-weight vehicles. Simply click on the button below, and then follow the directions to prepare a complete and printable list of filters and fluid capacities for your vehicle. Without exception is his approach to the oil pump, which McAfee stresses must never be installed right out of the box. Does your engine have an oil fill tube on the right side of the intake manifold with an oil cap? Beginning in 1962 and continuing through 1964, Ford made lightweight versions of its popular Galaxie model using aluminum, fiberglass and specially chosen components emphasizing light weight over comfort or style. Now, I know I'm not going to find a holy grail and pull a 427 or 428, but I've seen 390-equipped trucks in there often going by some air cleaners that were still in place, or factory stickers on the core support, etc. Oil travels around that bolt, through the pedestal, into the rocker shaft, and then out to each rocker arm.
If you choose to make this modification, remove only the smallest amount needed and go only a quarter inch into the opening because this is a known crack-prone area in non-cross-bolted blocks. The top-oiler block sent oil to the top center first, the side-oiler block sent oil along a passage located on the lower side of the block first. Intake Manifold Non- Hardening Sealer 35 ft-lbs. This meets up with another passage just forward of the passenger-side lifter bank. Main Cap Crossbolts 406 and 427 Engine Oil 40 ft-lbs.
Ford never released an official power rating. This made the dealers happy because the mark-up on accessories was almost 32%, and depending on how many features were added, the price of the car could jump hundreds of dollars! One of the rarest engines in its' class. Many Edsel owners have reported a marked improvement in handling with radial tires in place of the bias-ply, and if the rims are in good solid shape, they will accommodate the radial tires without a problem. Remove the spark plug and insert a wooden chopstick into the cylinder until you hit the top of the piston. Economy Rear Axle Ratio This 2. Ford pumps have a thin paper gasket between the block and the pump. So this would be the cheapest route.
Balanced Traction Differential Originally targeted for introduction December 2, 1957, the Ford Division rejected the option for its 1958 models that same month, making the availability of a limited slip third member for Edsel unlikely until at least the 1959 year. The upward-angled passage coming out of the filter first intersects a front-to-back passage that runs alongside the block on the driver side. Padded Header The headliner would have a foam pad glued underneath it with a depression built in, presumably so that the sun visors would fit flush with the inside roof. Rims designed for bias tires can crack because of the extra stress placed on them with radial tires. In 1958, Edsel Corsair and Citation models used the 410 cubic inch as their only preference for engine types. The engine was based on the high performance 427 side-oiler block, providing race-proven durability.
The trucks are '60s and '70s. Commonly thought to be never produced, Dual Range transmission is mentioned in the Edsel Division Product Engineering progress reports until as late as January 21, 1958, when the date for first installation was projected as May, 1958. Rated at 215 bhp 160. This serves as the primary feed for oiling to the crankshaft, and therefore feeds the mains and rods before any other parts. The improvements in oil control under acceleration are more important in any case, which makes a windage tray a good investment.
Dramatic alterations are unnecessary in the vast majority of applications. . Verify your engine specs with a service manual for your year and model. It has worked successfully for Meyer and without oil starvation. Oil Pan Engine Oil 12 ft-lbs.