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  1. Appears to be the type used on 70's Lincolns. Continental Mark's used a "narrowed" version I believe.
  2. That "blue" air cleaner is off a 1966 or 1967 Lincoln 462 cubic engine.
  3. Probably a 1965 and it has a 430 cubic inch engine. The grill would confirm it.
  4. Yes , even though "they" tell you the pumps are rebuilt/made with soft parts that are "fuel" proof; they aren't. Some seem to lose their "seal" at the diaphragm after about a year? I've had the best luck with pumps from Earle Brown Jr.; see "sources".
  5. The fiber gear works fine in a Ford V8 but the added load of 8 more valve springs (stronger than Ford) is probably the reason the Lincoln started using aluminum gears in 1940. My dad had to replace the fiber gear on his '38 twice, once in 1940 and again in 1945. Modern fiber gears may be more durable? Old Henry love using as many interchangeable parts as he could.
  6. Took another look at your video. It looks like the cylinder heads are cast iron and you may indeed have an engine that is newer than a '37. That sound coupled with the low oil pressure and warmed up engine could very well be a hydraulic valve lifter(s). You can tell if you have a newer engine by checking the exit routing from the oil filter...late '38 and newer engines exit line from the bottom of the filter canister are plumbed into the lower port at the left rear of the cylinder block. All V-12s(except '36)will bolt right into your car. Something to check anyhow. a noisy tappet, by itself, w
  7. This is probably nonsense but perhaps the oil pan baffle may have come loose? it just snaps in but is usually very snug. Windage from the spinning crankshaft might be causing it to contact/make noise?
  8. Another thought: You might check and see if noise is coming from one of the water pumps. You can either listen thru a piece of hose held close to block near the pump(s) or disconnect the fan belt. This will eliminate the generator as a possible cause also. Dee
  9. Here's something you can try: with the engine running while making noise, start shorting the spark plugs one at a time. If the noise lessens/disappears this will isolate the source of the noise to a cylinder/piston. May have to remove the cylinder head for a look-see before going any further.
  10. Seems to me a loose wrist pin would make noise from the get-go? This may be a "sticking" valve as that condition is RPM sensitive. When you drive the car do you notice any small difference in power when this noise starts to occur?
  11. I see that the new head(s) have some of the water passages increased in size, perhaps because the heads are interchangeable (side to side) or enhance the cooling especially if higher volume (Skips) pumps are used? A temperature check (fore and aft) after you get it running might be in order?
  12. Those head(s) are different indeed. Looks like a single casting that will fit either bank and plug the unused water outlet? I guess they changed the spark plug location for symmetry as they are now located above the intake valves. Yes, tell us more and who manufactured these?
  13. Ken, the oil in the filter does not drain back into the crackcase when you shut off the engine. Oil only flows thru the filter when the engine is running. The 5 quart capacity of the oil pan is unaffected by the filter. It would probably be best to mark the dip stick before running the engine by adding 3, 4, and 5 quarts and marking the stick for each interval. Oil flow thru the filter is very slow and restricted on these old by-pass systems. After a "dry" system start up the pan level will go down a little but you're still well within the safe range.
  14. Dave, Apple Hydraulics ( rebuilds these shocks) recommends and uses hydraulic jack oil which is non-foaming. I got a pint at my local NAPA dealer.
  15. I had one of these myself and it was an excellent car...a desert rose ( pink) and white Landau. My buddy refered to it as the "big pinky". The only trouble I had with it was a leaking front tranny seal. The metal on the sealing journal of the torque convertor had deteriorate to a point that I had to install an off-set seal. There were some odd styling themes with the '57's. The headlight system wasn't a true dual system and the rear wheel tear-drop fender openings didn't match the theme of the front wheel openings but those bladed fins did set it apart.
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