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  1. Odometer reading states 31XXX...? Also video of first run.... engine sound normal?

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    Just click on the link... You do not need facebook to see video. It will have a screen that says create account but at the bottom just click not now.
  2. Odometer reading states 31XXX...? Also video of first run.... engine sound normal?

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    ok, forgot the battery. fuel pump works great, didnt touch it! also left the condenser alone.... didnt touch that either, just took out the spark plugs and gave them a little wire brushing, and they worked perfect. tested each and every one for proper gap and hooked them up to my push mower so i...
  3. Odometer reading states 31XXX...? Also video of first run.... engine sound normal?

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    I should say that this car has not moved since 1985.... I dont know much about it other than it sat in this guys yard for over 30 years, and with a new ignition coil and set of points it fired RIGHT up
  4. Odometer reading states 31XXX...? Also video of first run.... engine sound normal?

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    When I bought my car, the post on Craigslist stated 81XXX, but after cleaning up the dash a little I can read it clearly and it has 31XXX miles on it. Is there ANY way to tell if the mileage rolled over? Don't have title yet, and owner passed away so a family member sold it to me. First...
  5. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    Ok. Cleaned the points and the distributor cap contacts, finally got spark. Now to the starter. Pulled it and took to O'Reilly's and it bench tested perfectly. Issue is when jumping at solenoid it engages flywheel for about 3-5 seconds before disengaging..... ideas?
  6. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    Is all of this in the distributor? Sorry I am not familiar with old engines... Would I be able to just purchase a new distributor, or would I still need to make these adjustments?
  7. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    Ok, got another question. Installed a new ignition coil, still not getting any spark.... any ideas??
  8. 64 galaxie xl complete interior for sale

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    do you have the dashboard? i have a 1968 galaxie 500... will this work for me?
  9. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    I do not know what the gap above the doors is called. might be a drip rail... it seems like there are pieces of vinyl in there.... gonna lay low for a few weeks probably.... gotta build a covered area for me to work on the engine... dont have room in the garage :( next time im back on ill have...
  10. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    I am wondering how I would go about getting the body off of the frame... Is this something I would want to do so I can have the rust removed from the frame and make any repairs needed? Also, right below the rear window the more I look at it the more I think the section needs to be replaced...
  11. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    How much should a paint job cost? Just trying to figure out how much I need to save!
  12. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    There is a hole behind the rear window just between the trunk and window that rusted through, other than that it seems pretty solidTrunk pan is shot, needs a new one but I am sure I will find one with time. Never worked on any engine this old, and NEVER restored an engine before, so thank you...
  13. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    just uploaded some more pics... Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
  14. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    I fixed the issue. Photo's should be available
  15. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    theck4291's uploaded images - Imgur Here is the link to my pics
  16. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    I dont know what Im doing with these photos.... Its giving me a hard time uploading, but if you right click and open in a new window they come up
  17. 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Restoration Project

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    1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Coupe V8 390 265 HP Hi all! I have been wanting to restore an old car forever now, and finally found one that looks like it would be a "fun" project. It essentially sat parked in this guys yard since 1986.... 30 years. I was able to get the motor to turn over, so that...
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