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1963 Ford Fairlane
My Uncle had a ’63 406 w/ 3×2 4 spd..The car was INSANE fast…one badass blue oval.
Duh, look at the badge on the fender.
Hi Bob, Love it! You did a great job! Is it a real 427 car? Or didyou restore it as such? Very nice job ether way! Only thing thatwould Or, That I would have done is put the close ratio Top-Loader 4speed in her! That would have made it Just that much better! Thatsjust my opinion, But ALL Old and newer Mussel cars Must have a 4Speeds or 5 or 6 speeds! As long as its a real gear banger and notthe pussy Automatic! Hell, My wife would not even drive this with anAuto in it! Sorry! (o; But it is a very Nice car! I had a 61 Galaxyand a 64 and a 1/2 Galaxy convertible! Wish I still had them both!Fact, I am in the market to buy some of them cars here later thisyear! I Still have my 66 Mustangs Fastback 4 speed, and 68 Cougarthat was my X Wifes and has a Blower on it now! and is getting a 6Speed put in it next! my 70 Maverick we built out of a crashed 1969Boss 302! 4-Speed! My 70 Torino GT 351 was built fast for the 2000Power Tour! Its got a Slush-a-matic! It was my Mom’s Car (God Blessher! The original little old lady from Pasadena! She would blow youin the dirt!, Off a stop light at the drop of a Hat! LOL! Sheloved that car and drove it till the day she passed.) Bought it forher in 1972! But its getting a 5 speed this time around! (o: I gotmost of my cars when they where new or a year or two later! I workedat Ford for a number of years! and I have the Ford Bible that tellsevery make model and what options came available on them and the PartNumbers for every ford built from 1957 through 1974! has every stageof Ford Engine from a stock 2 V 225 HP 289 to the 271 HP version inthe GT, To the 308 HP Version that came in the 66 GT-350 Shelby’s!With all the specks and part numbers! (I had one of them and I soldit in 77 because of my now X wife! I know who’s got it! And I’mtrying to buy it back for 3 times the money of course! LOL! If Iwould have it to do over again I would have kept the car and got ridof her then! Hark the Raven! Never More!) From the 390s to everyversion of 406 -427 side oiler, Low riser through high riser throughTunnel port! And all the 427 Camers! And all the options includingthe setup for the GT-40! The real one! Not that plastic wanna be GT!I built and sold a lot of em! and now I’m going to start buying andkeeping! Least until I can’t push in the clutch! and turn the manualsteering! Any more! I live in Phoenix, AZ and None of my Hot Rodshave AC and Never will! These cars where not Made to be comfortable!They where made to be ruff riding, Gear banging, Tire squealing, BadAss Fast! And Beat your opponent! And that’s the way All mine are andwill be for the rest of my life! Then some marshmallow light foot canpussy wip all of em cause I won’t care! LOL! (o; I even have a 1968Chevy Camero Z-28 302 4 Speed all numbers match! Hay, I love allMussel Cars and it makes it nice to know your opponents limitations!LOL! Very Nice car! Thanks for shearing! Don’t mind my 4 Speedcomments! Its just the way I grew up! And the way I was taught! Bysome old NASCAR! Gear heads! LOL! Its all Good! Take Care! But!Always Have Fun! (o;
man i couldent have said it better myself 72 nova 496cid .muncie 4 speed, 411 posi , long live the big block 4speed with the harley in the kitchen thats how i roll
I had a XL convertible 20 years ago and these are my favorite Fords. Nice job.
This is a very beautiful car, I wish it was mine
64 1/2 406 TRI POWER GALAXIE 500 ???
63 Galaxie 500
1963 Galaxie 500
Nice ’63 1/2 – nice stance with the Cragers looks like it just pulled into the Drive-in in ’69! The bubble scoop gives it the 427 lightweight flavor! You have every right to be proud of this sweet baby!
Very well done! Looks fantastic. I’d be proud to own ‘er.
This is my car it has a 445 stroker 508hp. C6 built by TCI. A 9″ 31 spline with richmond390 gears I did all the work my self ecept the tranny took me 5 yrs. Of frame off. I love this car
I have one with a 429 PI ,c6,classic auto air, cragers, Candy red with white leather,tilt, cruise,am/fm cd,rack and pinion ,disc brakes,would you e-mail me and tell me how you cool it , with what radiator, etc. Mine runs fine until you turn the air on and get in a little traffic then it just climbs up past 220.I am at my wits end,
My blue one had a 352. My friend had the exact same one with Cragar supersports and the same color as this one with a 427 lowriser in it.
1963 & 1/2 Galaxy 500. 390 w/4 speed
In those days, the “stock cars” were required to be available at a dealer, so you could actually order one just like the one that won yesterday at Darlington/Daytona or where-ever. If you wanted the 3/4-lift, you had to get that your own self…
I had a white 63 500XL with a 390 in it. wish I still had it!
63 Ford Galaxie 500. NASCAR motor under that bubble-hood. Cragar SS’s.