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    Hello there everyone So I took the plunge and bought my first 1968 2 door Galaxie and super excited to start working on it. So I found a donor car 1966 4 door Galaxie, I'm going to use the frame to swap out because they are the same size. My question is are the bench seats compatible, could I...
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    The brake proportion valve is currently leaking on my 1966 7 litre. I was wondering if there is a rebuild kit for it or if I have to get a replacement? If I need a replacement, can anyone suggest where to get a replacement?
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    I have seen a few examples of 1966 4-speed top loader trans-boss stampings showing a vehicle VIN. The examples I have are for a ’66 Galaxie 500 and a 7-Litre and both came out of the Chicago (G) build plant. I was wondering if anyone has an example of other Ford build plants with the VIN...
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    Hi everybody. Are there any good fit, long or short headers that will fit my 66' with 390 Z code and console automatic? I've searched the archives and couldn't find a definitive answer. Thanks, Lance. P.S. my understanding is that the frame is different on the convertibles and that is where...
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    This '66 Ford Galaxie 7-Litre recently arrived in the shop for a resto... we're excited about working with the owner on an uncommon Muscle Car! This one will be an all-stock restoration, as the car has been in the same family since new! It's a very cool car. It's a pretty solid car, and...
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    I have a problem. I have a 1966 Ford Galaxie 500. It has a 352 engine factory motor and transmission. I don't know what size the transmission is. The problem, when I take the car out of park, it is in drive, no matter what gear you put it in, it is in drive, except for park.. The selector on...
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    I am buying a 460 from a 71 Lincoln that currently sits in a 79 cougar. My question is, will those motor mounts work for my 66 galaxie?
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    I have historical docs for a 1966 Galaxie fastback if anyone is interested.
  9. Galaxie Pages
    This might be a stupid question but I've never changed drum brakes before. I put all the new shoes on and pressed the brakes with the drum off and only one shoe seems to move, is this how is suppose to be? I checked the other side and that I did not change and it did the same. I just bought the...
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    Well it seems crites.com now has fiberglass fenders for 66 galaxie. Has anyone used these? I'm curious if I order some if they will just bolt up and look good? If anyone has used these I would be curious how they looked.
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    Has anyone bought fiberglass fenders from tiptopwebsite.com? I have a 66 galaxie and they look pretty promising.
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    Hey guys, does anyone know where I can find this metal bracket for my convertible? It's broken in half and thought it might be easier to find a new/used part as apposed to having it welded.
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    My 66 is all set to go on the wiring except the brakes. I bought a new brake light switch but that doesn't seem to be working. Am I right in assuming if I jump the two wires to to the brake light switch the brakes should light up? I followed the green/ red wire and that is hooked up right but...
  14. Galaxie Pages
    Hey guys, I have made great strides getting my 66 wired correctly. I'm down to getting the reverse lights setup. I'm not sure what's wrong, everything seems to be hooked up correctly. I see in my wiring diagram there is a reverse light switch, could this be the issue? If it is I can't find it...
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    I found a 79 cougar that I was told is a posi and nine inch rear end. How can I tell if it is a nine inch and will it fit a 66 galaxie?
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    Hey everyone, I am trying to figure out some of my wiring issues with my new 66 galaxie convertible. First I had an issue charging, this turned out to have wrong wiring to the voltage regulator (green/red wire and Black/gold). This is fixed now I have a couple questions and hopefully someone can...
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