1965 AFX 427 SOHC test drive.wmv
Just a quick update on the car.For the most part finished, just a couple
little things.Heres a walk around and a bit of a Test drive. This actually
is the first time Ive driven it down the road.Weather and Holidays so,
Merry X-Mas to me. It was awesome so far no issues exept those Pie crust
slicks just spin all the time. Barely get on the throttle and they spin.
AWESOME Perfect street car other than I think i just went through 2 gallons
of Fuel to do this Video.
Drag week 2008 in Jay Browns Galaxie part 1 of 3.wmv
Last minute thrash to get the SOHC powered 64 Galaxie ready for Hot Rod
Magazines Drag Week 2008, then some action on the track and in the pits.
Jays Galaxie did not finish in '08, but came back in 09 much more prepared
and won it's class with a best ET of 9.48 and completed the week long, 1200
mile drive without a problem.
Be sure to check out part 2 at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZMcqQUN9nw
and part 3 at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwzxdlae2J0
427 Fairlane and a 442
Part of the DetroitDemigod collection on DA (DeviantArt.com)
In Raleigh, North Carolina, a little restaurant called 'Grill '57' holds
cruise-in's on the third Saturday of Spring, Summer, and Fall; including
New Years Day.
1964 Ford Fairlane 500
427-cid Dual Quad
2 Door Hardtop
1971 Oldsmobile 442
455-cid (Not a W30)
1963 1/2 FORD GALAXIE 500 427 R-CODE
A closer look at a real R-code, FE 427 cubic inch 1963 1/2 Galaxie 500 2-dr
Hardtop. Raven Black with black interior, Borg Warner T-10 4 Speed, 4.11
positraction 9-inch rear. I restored this car in the mid 1990's.
132411 / 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL
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Presented for your consideration is this gorgeous black-on-black, 390
powered, 4-speed, air-conditioned Galaxie 500 XL coupe, just like the ones
Ford used to dominate NASCAR in the '60s. A true two owner car from one
family in Missouri fully restored and showing 56,129 original miles, this
is one awesome piece of Ford history. It just received a thorough polish
and looks absolutely radiant in that silky Raven Black paint and the
amazing trim that Ford used on the top-of-the-line Galaxies.
Speaking of paint, the surfaces on this car look recent, and are done in a
2-stage system for a deep, rich finish that acrylic lacquer and enamels
from 1964 just can't touch. Sinister and imposing, this is the car you
always wished your father would buy instead of the stodgy 4-door with an
inline six and automatic transmission. The flanks are very straight, and I
have no problems believing that this was a clean car before restoration.
All sheet-metal on this Galaxie is original to the car and panel gaps are
better than average all around. Look at the pictures again and remember how
hard it is to make a black car look good under the harsh lights in the
photo booth—bad prep can't hide from the camera, and there are no cut
corners on this Galaxie, it's all first-rate workmanship. And as I
mentioned, our own detail shop put the final shine on the paint just a few
days ago, making this car show-ready today.
The assembly line installed 390 cubic inch "Thunderbird Special" V8 under
the hood has been detailed and looks awesome in its original gold color. It
is dominated by the big, round air cleaner housing, and, in this particular
car, the air conditioning compressor, which was factory equipment. Hoses
and wiring are new, and RKM just installed a correct Autolite battery the
other day. The original single master cylinder is still in place on the
original power brake Booster, but
note that this car does not have power steering, strange, but just a part
of this car's mystique. The bottom of the hood has been finished to a much
higher standard than original, too; look at the reflection of the engine in
The muscular 390's power is transmitted rearward through a bulletproof
Toploader 4-speed manual, which absolutely transforms the car's
personality. Luxury car? Muscle car? Both? The transmission is plenty stout
enough to bang through the gears. And speaking of gears, of course there's
a rock solid Ford 9-inch rear out back, the same one that has been
transmitting power for all the big horsepower racers for
decades now. The floors are solid, as is the frame, and all the mechanical
pieces have been recently rebuilt and serviced, making this Galaxie a
turn-key hobby car. True dual Exhaust
feeds a pair of Flowmaster mufflers that sound great behind the big 390,
not too loud, but enough to let people know this isn't grandma's
grocery-getter. It looks like there's a new shock absorber at each corner,
the brakes are firm and stop the car well, and it rides on relatively
recent 225/75/14 whitewall tires and original spinner hubcaps.
The interior features black vinyl deluxe bucket seats and a center console
that houses the shifter for the 4-speed. The front seat covers, headliner,
and carpet are new, while the rest is a combination of outstanding original
pieces and items that were replaced in the past. It shows extremely well,
with very little wear and tear on any of the surfaces. There's an original
Ford pushbutton AM radio with front and rear speakers, with the rear one in
the center of the rear seat behind a gorgeous chrome grille. The steering
wheel is gorgeous, with the Galaxie 500 XL emblem in the center and a
rim-blow horn ring. I really dig the gold anodized appearance of the gauge
faces, better than plain black or the more common brushed silver, and it's
amazing how "right" it looks in this black '60s cruiser.
Fords are still relatively under-valued when compared to their GM and Mopar
competition, and this gentleman's express Galaxie is a screaming bargain!
Classic Autoworx presents: 1964 Galaxie 500 - 427 dual quad / 4spd- 44,000 orig. miles!_2
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----- 1964 Galaxie 500 -----
44,000 original, documented miles.
This car is still owned by the same gentleman that purchased the car when
he was 16 years old and drove it off of the lot, brand new. The car is now
for sale to the public, offered exclusively through
FE Big Block, rebuilt with less than 50 miles on it. Not the standard 4v
car, this car features a f actory aluminum dual quad (2- 4v carburetors)
427ci intake manifold with twin Holley 780cfm carbs, big cam, Hooker Super
Competition headers, upgraded MSD ignition, Custom Exhaust into Flowmaster mufflers, Holley
electric fuel pump.
4 speed Top Loader transmission, high performance clutch, balanced
driveshaft, 9inch Detroit Locker rear end with 4.11:1 gears.
The body and paint on the car are flawless, arrow straight and the car has
had one repaint, nearly 20 years ago. The interior, similarly flawless.
This is an excellent, investment quality vehicle. A car with this package,
history and low mileage will sell quickly! This is a very rare find!
For more information on this vehicle and others, visit us at:
Driving my 1965 Ford Galaxie 500XL 445 Stroker Ford FE
Driving my Hot Rod 1965 Galaxie 500XL with a 390 FE Ford base 445 FE
Stroker engine. It has an Edelbrock RPM intake with a MightyDemon 800 carb
and Edelbrock heads. A Comp solid lifter falt tappet cam with .605 lift and
248 deg duration at .050 lift Harland Sharp Roller Rockers and shafts,
billet rocker stands with end stands. Transmission is a TCI Streetfighter
C-6 with 3500 stall convertor and 3.70 gears, Tracl-Loc Differential,
Currie Nodular 9", Billet Pinion Retainer and 31 spline forged alloy axles.
1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL Convertible FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
Picture book frame off restoration, rare FE big block 390cid V-8 @ 330HP,
Ford 9 rear, mirror finish Rangoon red paint, new red bucket seating w/
grey piping, factory console, new white power convertible top, original
AM/FM sound, factory stainless caps w/ radials, great sounding correct dual
Exhaust, power brakes, power steering,
detailed engine + trunk compartments, tissue dispenser, original manuals,
low mileage, great collector car.
1966 Galaxie 500 Convertible Tony Flemings Ultimate Garage reviews horsepower ripoff complaints
Believed to be the dealer installed 427 side oiler NASCAR pkg, full 7 liter
badging + wheelcovers, ultra rare 427/410hp sideoiler V-8 with special
ducted air cleaner, C-6 H.D. automatic trans, beautiful Wimbledon white
paint, red bucket seat interior w/ factory console, red power convertible
top w/ matching boot, ultra rare factory air-conditioning, power brakes,
power steering, great sounding dual Exhaust, detailed engine + trunk compartments,
fast and rare find.