1959 Ford Edsel Corsair

Price: US $11,900.00 Item location: Blair, Nebraska, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Edsel
  • SubModel: Corsair
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: Edsel
  • Year: 1959
  • Mileage: 62,412
  • VIN: 0000000W9US725627
  • Color: Salmon with Maroon Accents
  • Engine size: Super Express V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Power Steering
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Options: Leather Appointed Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1959 Ford Edsel Corsair

Super Express V8 (Engine)Optional for all models
    VIN Code: W
    361 cid (5.91 litre)
    Maximum hp: 303 @ 4600 rpm
    Maximum torque: 390 ft-lb @ 2900 rpm
    Minimum compression pressure at cranking speed (lbs): 180
    10.0:1 Compression Ratio
    4.0469 x 3.500 Bore/Stroke
    4-bbl Ford carburetor
    Fuel: Premium
    Carburetor fuel level - primary: 0.875 inches (fuel should just trickle when plug removed)
    Carburetor fuel level - secondary: 0.750 inches (fuel should just trickle when plug removed)
    Float setting - primary: 0.875 inches (bowl off carburetor and inverted)
    Float setting - secondary: 0.5625 inches (bowl off carburetor and inverted)
    Firing order: 1-5-4-2-6-3-7-8
    Distributor rotation (viewed from above): Counter-clockwise
    Cylinder numbering (front-to-rear, viewed from front) Left: 1-2-3-4 Right: 5-6-7-8
    18mm Champion spark plugs, 0.035 gap
    Cam Angle (degrees): 26 - 28.5
    Breaker Contact Gap (inches): 0.014 - 0.016
    Breaker Point Arm Spring tension (ounces): 17-20
    Centrifugal Spark Advance (degrees): 0 @ 450 rpm
    Centrifugal Spark Advance (degrees): 1.25 - 2.25 @ 550 rpm
    Centrifugal Spark Advance (degrees): 4 - 5 @ 675 rpm
    Centrifugal Spark Advance (degrees): 6.5 - 7.5 @ 850 rpm
    Centrifugal Spark Advance (degrees): 13.25 - 14.75 @ 2000 rpm
    Vacuum Spark Advance @ 1000 rpm (degrees): 0 - 3 (7 inches of vacuum)
    Vacuum Spark Advance @ 1000 rpm (degrees): 4 - 7 (10 inches of vacuum)
    Vacuum Spark Advance @ 1000 rpm (degrees): 7.5 - 10.5 (14 inches of vacuum)
    Ignition Timing with standard transmission: 3 deg BTDC
    Ignition Timing with automatic transmission: 6 deg BTDC
    Idle speed in Neutral with standard transmission (rpm): 475 - 500
    Idle speed in Drive with automatic transmission (rpm): 450
    Generator maximum controlled output (Std): 30 amp, 15 volt @ 2525 generator rpm
    Generator maximum controlled output (Air Cond): 40 amp, 12 volt @ 2670 generator rpm
    Generator brush tension (ounces): 36 - 40
    Gernerator rotation (viewed from drive end): Clockwise
    Regulator cut-out relay - Close: 12.4 - 13.2 @ 1200 generator rpm
    Regulator cut-out relay - Open (Std): 6 - 9 amps reverse current
    Regulator cut-out relay - Open (Air Cond): 2 - 6 amps reverse current
    Current Regulator - Standard (amps): 28 - 32
    Current Regulator - Air Cond (amps): 33 - 37
    Voltage Regulator (volts): 14.6 - 15.4 with 5 amp load at 75 degF ambient
    Starter motor free running speed: 4500 rpm (85 amps, 12.0 volts)
    Starter motor lock torque: 15.5 min ft-lbs (550 amps, 5.0 volts)
    Oil Pressure (lbs): 45 - 50
    Valve Stem clearance - Intake (inches): 0.019
    Valve Stem clearance - Exhaust (inches): 0.019
    Valve Timing: Intake valves open at 12 degrees before top dead center
    Cooling system capacity - 8-cylinder (qt): 19 (20 if equipped with heater)
    Thermostat opening temperature (deg F): 157 - 162 with alcohol-type antifreeze
    Thermostat opening temperature (deg F): 177 - 182 with permanent antifreeze)