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  1. Interior Articles
    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...
  2. Galaxie Pages
    Hi, I had bought a heater core for my 65 galaxie 500, im stuck on what else to do or parts to get. I have the cover of the firewall and thats basically it. This has been my project car for about 3 years now, and trying to recover parts and get it back to original and complete. Little history...
  3. Galaxie Pages
    Hi all, First time on the forum, hopefully this question hasn’t been asked already. Looking for an updated (am/fm, bluetooth?) radio that appears stock to go in a 65’ Galaxie 500 XL. So far, at least from the forums on here and general internet search, I haven’t been able to find 65/66. There...
  4. Transmission Articles
    so I have been working on my 1965 Galaxie 500 2 door fastback that I just got running for the first time since 1990 the car originally came with a 352 4 barrel and an Mx transmission was told by the last owner that it was originally a c4 transmission but he said the motor started smoking so he...
  5. Braking Articles
    I have a 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 with drums all around. Has a new master cylinder but after a 10-15 mile drive the front and rear brakes stick on. Jacked it up and can’t spin fronts at all until opening a bleeder than they will free spin. Thinking maybe master cylinder push rod length out of...
  6. Galaxie Pages
    Hi, I've been trying to figure out the problem with my brake lights and have come to the conclusion that I don't really know what I'm doing. The running lights do work, so the bulbs seem to be in working order. I changed out the brake light switch with no difference in result. I've cleaned the...
  7. Galaxie Pages
    I'm new to site and I recently bought a 1970 Galaxie for a street rod. I just want to build a cool car whether or not it a show car or not. I will be updating this thread from time to time. I welcome all questions, suggestions and criticisms as well. An now the car. I picked this up on...
  8. Galaxie Pages
    Just recently acquired this '65 gem. Has 460ci. 580h edelbrock cam, performer intake, Holley 4150 carb. TCI C6 Trans. Body needs work, but hey, I got a good deal. Shooting for a total tear down/rebuild.
  9. Galaxie
    I have my 1966 Galaxie convertible for sale. The car needs to be put back together and motor put in. I have over $12,000 invested and willing to sell or trade for a Jeep Wrangler. The reason for selling is because I am moving to Colorado in the mountains and this car would not work well for...
  10. All Ford Techboard
    Hi there. I have a 64 Galaxie 500 coupe, the engine was replaced and was told it was a CJ, but I'm not convinced, since I was finally able to get the #s of the block. They are: D1VE 6015 A The cyl. head # is: D0VE - C Please help on figuring it out. Thanks guys! -FDC
  11. Galaxie Pages
    Hi all, I have a '66 Ford Galaxie 500 with a 390 engine and it keeps stalling in 2 different circumstances from what I can tell. Basically heat and road inclines seem to cause the stalling. It's very frustrating and I'm afraid to take my kids in the car because of it. I'm a computer guy and...
  12. Galaxie Pages
    First Forum site i ever joined so this is all new to me. Patience is appreciated :) I have a 67 Galaxie 500 fastback with a 429 & C-6 originally a 289 car. I'm wanting to change the gear ratio right now im pretty sure it is a 2.75. Thinking of going to either a 355 or 380. Once in awhile...
  13. Galaxie Pages
    Hello, I am newer to FORD Galaxie world but have always thought it would be cool to own one. I recently purchased one in pretty great shape and had a few questions. It is a 352 with a Holley carb, what advise could you guys send my way to improving the performance of it a little. I havent had to...
  14. Galaxie Pages
    I will be reinstalling the rear quarter windows in my '64 fastback next week and I have no idea where to start. I did my best to remove them with some rhyme and reason, but the crank system was so complicated. Anyone have any tips or tricks to share for putting all of the side glass back in, but...
  15. Galaxie Pages
    Need a 67 galaxie seatbelt cover insert doesn't matter what colour. If anyone knows of one give me an email @ [email protected] or message me! Thanks! stay Ford tough.
  16. Galaxie Pages
    I had problems with my alternator light on my dash flashing at me for while. I wrote it off as a faulty light because it would flash when I hit bumps. I was in the parts store parking lot when the battery gave up the ghost. So I replaced the battery and alternator (using the v-belt pulley from...
  17. Galaxie Pages
    Hello all. I am fairly new to the world of Fords, and recently fell in love with and bought a '64 Galaxie 500 fastback. So far I've been neck deep in almost every moving part on this car, and I finally ran into one that you guys haven't addressed all that well. (I have already used this site to...
  18. Galaxie Pages
    I have a 64 Galaxie and want to convert it from the factory 3 on the tree manual to an automatic column shift car. What will I need to make this happen? What type of transmission will I need that will bolt up to my 289 small block? Do I need to replace the column or can I replace the 3 on the...
  19. Galaxie Pages
    Hello. I am new to the forum. So, if I've posted in the wrong place please advise. We are in the process of restoring a 65 Galaxie 500 XL, 390/4spd.. 2dr hard top. We are looking for a NOS/used rust free/or NOS skin for the LH drivers side door. please do not hesitate to contact us (608)...
  20. Galaxie Pages
    I just bought a 64 xl convertible which is almost all original (valve covers/air cleaner - changed) . vin 469dZ 76b M 85 22E This is my first classic, and I cant find detail on the build sheets / standard options, can anyone help with telling me where I can get the build information...
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