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FORD 1963 1/2 GALAXY 500XL R CODE AUTOMOBILE

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL R CODE

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Galaxie
Type: Fastback
Trim: 500 XL R CODE
Year: 1963
Mileage: 60
VIN: 3E68RXXXXX
Color: VIKING BRIGHT BLUE
Engine: 427 TOP OILER
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: 4 SPEED
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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FOR BEST VIEW PLEASE EMAIL FOR VIDEOS. Rotissiere restoration of an R code 427 1963 1/2 Galaxie 500 XL all numbers correct, every chalk mark correct, and perfect paint and body.2 stage show paint on top proper grey primer underneath as original with correct color firewall as well. Chrome redone all glass as original.
Body 63C 2 dr hardtop fastbackColor E viking blue trim 82LT Blue D/LDate 27F June 27th 1963DSO New YorkAxle 411 28 spline open as originalTrans 4 speed T-10 BWEngine 427 Top Oiler C3AE-AB 3D5Carbs Both C3AE-9510-C List 2652-1 Date 333 March 63 3rd weekTrans BW T-AO B-1S 15 62 WC Div 1162 Tag 3A3-E1 T-10Seat Belts Buckle Ford C3AB-6261104 A 7-62 Webbing 1-63Rear end nodular C2AW Pinion Support C3AW date March 63Ford correct Dual point distributorCorrect R code headersHeads C3AE H Date April 63Radiator C2AE 8005 original
Ford correct AC fuel pump R code, 17 inch R Code steering wheel, steering stops, NOS ford fan belt, Correct all original Springs, rechromed original bumpers, 7 wheel, 5 correct K-H wheels and 2 extra 8 inch for performance rear tires, Original spinner hub caps in trunk wheels to nicely painted to put them on, correct H pipe and long style mufflers with electric cutouts, nos wipers, fomoco headlamps..Brand New HD driveshaft with non greaseable HD spicers.Correct Large bearing rear banjo housing with correct 88128 bearing stamped.Correct 2 groove rear drums 2 1/2correct front drums 3 groove 3 inchNOS 4 speed shifter set up and NOS shift handleEngine Mechanicals:original engine was rebuilt and returned to the car a few months ago or 60 miles ago. The engine is standard bore. Famous engine builder Tony Fiel came out of retirement to do the build. He spent several months working on every inch of the block and heads. It is a center oiler or top oiler, The engine was treated to the best machine work possible. The engine runs smooth despite it's power and aggressive solid lifter cam. If you place your hand on the shifter while the engine is running it is absolutely smooth and vibration free. Starts hot or cold first time doesn't stall or stumble or hesitate, quiet as if it had hydraulic lifters in it. I attribute that to the improved oiling system we did. We obtained a melling HV oil pump but it was iron. But Tony said he did not like the idea of a heavy iron pump hanging over the engine. So he took the original aluminum pump and replaced the internals with the Melling stuff after machining it all. When I pre-oiled the motor the oil just poured over the rockers and on the floor in seconds. We had to restrict as others do the oil to the head. Also addressed the problem of top oilers not lubricating the lifters. Tony drilled the oil passages in the head to accept 3/8 allen plugs then drilled the plugs to thread in holley carb air bleeds. We settled on 40 thousandths. Check the pics there is one of the oil passage. This gave us good oil flow over the valve spring valve area of the rocker arm but also good oil flow over the pushrod side of the rocker. We switched pushrods from 5/16 solid to 3/8 hollow push rods.Carbs were redone to perfection, spark plugs 2 grades hotter look perfect mostly white to a tan color. Orig dual point set to 18 initial all in by 2000 total 34. Added 00 battery cables and push button battery disconnect under the dash to the solenoid under the battery.
Original sun tach restored by WilliamsonsOrig flywheel machined and balanced to work with a powermaster starter designed just for the r code cars by Powermaster President John Babcock. Works with the R code headers. 10 minute install or removal.Original XL full wheel covers in TrunkBODY AND PAINT; Car was owned by a man in the midwest, he stopped driving the car with 66000 miles on it and set it in his yard. Somewhere in the 1980's a man from NC bought it and started the resto I bought it from him. The car had rust from sitting outside. He obtained a rust free donor car with same build date sheet metal. He either used the sheet metal or the whole body to restore the car. All numbers on the chasis and body are correct R Code.Car rides like a Lincoln and drives like a Cobra no rattles or noises..the 5 K-H wheels and orig firestone type tires are bias ply. The 2 new 8 inch look alike wheel have bias ply performance wide tires all 7 go with the car..Call powermaster and talk with John Babcock or his engr Bob Hasncock they are FE guys and will help you with starter issues.PLEASE EMAIL FOR INFO OR TO DISCUSS A DEAL THANKSIF YOU WIN THE AUCTION COME AND LOOK AT THE CAR IF NOT HAPPY NO OBLIGATION TO BUY NO DEPOSITS ARE REQUIRED OR ACCEPTED