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Just got this 67 fastback with a 289 this year. Runs great just needs brakes and paint. I'm not a fan of the "Detroit Camo" look the previous owner was going for.
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Yeah fortunately the body is really straight so I'm taking it down to bare metal and doing the paint right. I think it should make for a drastic before and after photos. The interior is in great shape, only has a cracked dash and a tear in the front bench
 

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What are you running for wheels/tires?
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?
 

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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?
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. 😉
 

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1965 Ford Galaxie LTD, 1966 Fairlane, 1967 Cougar
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1965 Galaxie 500 LTD Z code 390. 99% factory condition, just working on the engine and function of a few interior components before I move on to detailing. Nicest car I have, my 66 Fairlane and 67 Cougar are rough compared to this. Has some fun features like 6 way power bench seat, factory AC, cruise control, etc.
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1965 Galaxie 500 LTD Z code 390. 99% factory condition, just working on the engine and function of a few interior components before I move on to detailing. Nicest car I have, my 66 Fairlane and 67 Cougar are rough compared to this. Has some fun features like 6 way power bench seat, factory AC, cruise control, etc.
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If that thing wasnt so pristine, I would probably have to suicide the back doors.
That is a great Mafia staff car.
 
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