Helluva an entrance you made there, Dawg.New to the forum, here to find information specific to my '62 galaxie project. Too bad this looks like a dead thread since nobody has posted here in 9 years...
Sorry I can't answer your question but you'll probably get more replies to your question if you post on the Galaxie pages.New here, asked before where to post about my 1970 XL, and was told to post here cos an XL is just a fancy Galaxie.
Feel a bit out of place, cos I like the Galaxie's but mine doesn't really look like one. I'll post a pic at the end.
My question is about replacing the bushes on the front suspension upper and lower arms.
In the manual it requires special tools to remove and fit the bushes. Are these really required? or is there a mechanics work around that everybody uses.
Thinking of doing the job myself on my drive, but would like to gather some advice first.
Here she is
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There's a Jim Lowrey in Tilton NH that does hot rods and restorations and was formerly in Chelmsford, Ma. Don't know if it's the guy you're looking for or not but he has a website and Facebook page. lowreysautorestorationIf anyone can put me in touch with Jim Lowrey of Boston please PM me. Former Galaxie owner/restorer.
Looks good! Any pics from the side?Do LTD's count? Here is our 1968 LTD.
Thanks to all you post and share here!
What are you running for wheels/tires?Thanks! - just added a side shot to the original post.
I have the same wheels that were on the car when I bought it which are 15x7 American Racing Torq-Thrust II and the tires are 215/65R15. I'd like to go bigger some day and liked the look of yours. But now that you say they're rubbing everywhere, not so much. 😉That's a great question, it currently has 255/55R18 with wrong offsets and 18x10 wheels - they are all wrong for the car, rub everywhere, was that way when we saved it. Best I can tell the original stock tires were G60-15 or G70-15.
Which translates to 235/60R15 (15x6.5 wheel) or 215/70R15 (15x6 wheel).
I'm looking to go to 17x7 or 17x8 wheels, so likely a 235/50R17 or 225/55R17 tires look to be more correct.
For wheels that's, TBD, looking at US Mags U102 / U104 / U107 or U108 - haven't decided if Black centers like current, gray or polished will look correct.
What tire size(s) & wheels are you using?
Out of hand? Nah, just getting started it sounds like to me.the 67 was just a car to move around , but it got out of hand a lil bit . right now its getting willwood brakes . B&M quick silver ratchet shifter . trans kit stage 3 . alum radiator front brakes lock up valve . thumper cam from Lunati .
alum intake . dropped suspension . and push button start . still thinking about the Holly sniper EFI
It does. This does too.i hope it makes a diffrence in how she corners
Really nice ride! Same color as my first '67 XL.I do not know how the first picture of my son and I plus the one of my truck got in and I could not figure out how to delete them.
The rest of my XL on road trips including the 2010 Hot Rod power tour doing the long haul where we covered 2800 miles home and back.
Very nice, I like it a lot. I'm glad when they repainted it they left the front gravel shield silver as it should be. Most shops paint it to match the body which isn't correct and doesn't look good IMHO.The previous owner had owned it for 22 years and he bought it from a woman in Florida. I am not sure of the history prior to that. I have to look at any paperwork i have.
Was repainted about 15 uears ago, looks good but of course has some chips and scratches. Im told the interior is all original.
Engine and trans were rebuilt several years ago.
Might want to double check your title. Just sayin'....Here's my 67
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