1963 FORD GALAXIE XL - 189058Sold* at Scottsdale 2016 - Lot #1149 1963 FORD GALAXIE XLhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/189058/189058_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
1963 FORD GALAXIE XL
FIFTIES & SIXTIES CARS
*Includes Buyer Commission
Lot #1149 - High-performance heavyweight. This rare 1963-1/2 R-code Galaxy 500XLT was found in Colorado. It was taken to New Mexico and treated to a comprehensive and correct ground-up restoration using only original or NOS parts. It has a Ford NASCAR 427/425hp, 11.5:1 compression rated 425hp at 6,000 rpm engine, Borg Warner 4-speed and dual 780cfm 4-barrel Holley carburetors. Correct R-code wheels on 7.10x15 4-ply black tubeless tires. It has its original tachometer and original interior. Heavy-duty springs, shock absorbers, brakes, rear axle and driveshaft were all designed to improve durability. This Michigan strong-boy has acceleration that is brisk and surprising with 480 ft/lbs torque.
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