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1961 FORD STARLINER Z CODE 390 375/401HP IE 1963 R CODE GALAXIE 1957 FAIRLANE

1961 Ford Galaxie STARLINER

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Galaxie
SubModel: Z CODE 390 375/410 HP !!
Type: HARDTOP
Trim: STARLINER
Year: 1961
Mileage: 68000
VIN: 91ACXXXXXX
Color: RED
Engine: V8
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Everest, Kansas, United States
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Description for Ford Galaxie 1961

DISCOVERED : Rare STARLINER with Racing history - hipo 1961 ford starliner z code 390 375/401 hp car with clean title ***
This Starliner was bought new to dragrace by known Desmoins Drag racer JOHN CORT & WIFE MARGARET ( they also raced a rare thunderbolt (see pic.) & won sportsman class in this 61 starliner at old Desmoins Dragway- I have old Winterset news article on this, I also have Desmoins article on John Cort winning in his thunderbolt!
John Cort had ford dealership "connections" in and around Desmoins, not the least of which I was Karl Moyer (who was sales person at a ford dealership at the time).
I bought the car from the Watson family in Desmoins who knew and respected the starliners race history and kept the car for all these years.They knew the history and took the car over to John Corts house and had him verify that it was his old car and then later on Old Desmoins Dragway Historian Larry Lathom took the picture (see pic) at John Corts house of John and his race cars (this starliner and thunderbolt) for a calender years back . the Watson.s home is in background of starliner in the picture.
THE 390 IS GONE has 292 3 speed YARD DRIVES OFF CAN ONLY)

(I contacted Desmoins dragway historian Larry Lathom today, he is going to check his notes from speaking with John Cort years earlier to see if in his notes he had anything on the tripower.
Larry knows this cars history and has spoke to Watson & Cort family over the years.
car:
.*THE HIPO 3" FRONT DRUMS STILL ON CAR (SEE PIC)*THE ORIGINAL HIPO BRAKE LINES STILL UNMOLESTED (HIPO HAS RE-ROUTED BRAKE LINES- solid lift cars only)*THE HI PO HD SWAY BAR (AND MOST LIKELY SPRINGS* THE HIPO ELECTRIC WIPERS (NOT VACUUM LIKE OTHERS -SOLID LIFT CARS HAD ELECTRIC)*HIPO NO POWER OPTION AT ALL (NO POWER AVAILABLE ON HIPO CARS AVAILABLE)* MANUAL 3 SPEED OVERDRIVE (HIPO CARS WERE ALL MANULA NO AUTOS)
*****. ********** JOHN ORDERED CAR TO RACE (SO BET GEAR WAS NOT TYPICAL GEAR).
HAVE SOME EMAILS FROM FAMILY ON ITS HISTORY AND THERE CONNECTION WITH JOHN CORT ALONG WITH OLD ARTICLE, ALONG WITH FORUM ARTICLES TALKING ABOUT THIS CAR(FOUND OLD TIME SLIP IN GLOVE BOX (hard to read)
CONDITION : GOOD BONES!**SOLID FLOORS**TRUNK IS PRETTY DARN SOLID TOO (HAS FEW SMALL AREAS) ORIGINAL MAT**DOORS SOLID***DOOR JAMS SOLID***COWL SOLIDOUTER ROCKERS AND QUARTERS NEED REPLACEDLOWER FENDER HAVE A LITTLE RUST.
ALL GLASS GOOD
HAVE ORIGINAL HOOD (HAS A SMALL HOLE OFF FRONT CENTER DRILLED (WAS TOLD IT WAS HOOD PIN, BUT NOT SURE THAT MAKES SENSE).
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