The base 2-door Club Sedan was 3,499 lb 1,587 kg. You specifically acknowledge and understand that products offered on this website are subject to U. Safety regulations for 1966 required seat belts front and rear on all new cars sold domestically. These featured the same trims as Galaxie 500s, and were a step up from the base-model Country Sedan. With thousands of vehicles passing by every day and easy freeway access, the dealership was an instant success.
I'm at a loss with this one thanks for your input. The 1968 model had a new grille with headlights arranged horizontally, although the body was essentially the same car from the windshield back. This makes it the second best selling Ford after the. In order to make a payment, you must enter valid credit or debit card information. The first two lightweight Galaxies, using 289 cu in 5 l bodies, were assembled at Wayne, Michigan, late in January 1963, to be tested at the 1963. In all, the 427s were 375 lb 170 kg lighter than before 425 lb 193 kg with the fiberglass doors. The lightweight plasma transferred wire arc spray aluminum cylinder block features cross-bolted main bearing caps and thick main bearing bulkheads for bottom-end strength, optimized oil drainback and windage control to improve high-rpm performance.
Power, at 360 hp 270 kW for the dual-exhaust 4-barrel version, was higher than the 428's 345 hp 257 kW and lower than the racing-bred 427's final rating of 390 hp 290 kW ; there was also a single-exhaust 2-barrel version with 320 hp 240 kW available. It was the very image of the ostentatious late-1950s American automobiles, though somewhat tamer than its Chevrolet and Plymouth competitors. Cancellations, Returns and Exchanges Your dealer will accept returns or exchanges of most Motorcraft® Ford Parts and Ford Accessories postmarked within 30 days of your receipt; and, credit you within 30 days. Although a separate series from the Fairlane 500, : 402 1959 Galaxie models carried both Fairlane 500 and Galaxie badging. By submitting an order on FordParts. Three towing packages were optional, each with increasing towing capacity.
Your continued use of this website will indicate your acceptance of these modified Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not have a Ford Performance Account and would like to create one,. The formal roofed 2-door hardtop was not available this year, but the roofline was used for the Galaxie 2-door pillared sedan, complete with chromed window frames. The most produced combination for the Galaxie and Galaxie 500 was the 352 V8, with Cruise-O-Matic and the 3. This model was Ford's response to Chevrolet's Super Sport option for the big , which was introduced the previous year and saw a significant rise in sales for 1962.
The parking brake was now a pedal. The 260 was offered on the Sprint and later, in mid 1964, in the early version of the 1965. The fully imported 1959 to early 1963 models used a 1959 U. Interiors featured a new instrument panel and two-way key system were introduced. A new ignition lock was located on the right side of the steering column.
Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946—1975. In 1966, Titus and Will made the decision to relocate the dealership next to a new regional shopping mall located on the interstate freeway running through Tacoma. A fixture also was the previous year's 352 V8, still developing 300 horsepower 220 kW. When the core is returned, the charge is refunded. The 1963½ was still overweight, however. This provision shall survive the termination of your right to use this website. You will receive a receipt of your FordParts.
The 429 4v was still the top engine, while the police-only versions received a new 370 hp 429 'Police Interceptor' as their new top offering. The 1967 models got the U. Standard equipment included courtesy lights, a cigarette lighter, a suspended gas pedal, and padded front seat backs. The 1966 dropped the Galaxie name. Errors will be corrected where discovered, and your dealer reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, including after an order has been submitted, confirmed and your credit card or PayPal account charged. Standard Catalog of Ford, 1903—1990. The latter was rated at 401 hp 298 kW gross.
One of the next two, the last Winternationals test cars, was prepared by Bill Stroppe in Long Beach, California, for Les Ritchey; it was featured in the July 1963 issue of Hot Rod. A new body style was the Starliner, featuring a huge, curving rear observation window on a pillarless, hardtop bodyshell. Replacing the former leaf-spring rear suspension was a new three-link system, with coil springs. In late 1963, a 1959 Edsel Corsair-based dashboard was used, and for 1964, a 1959 Edsel Ranger-based dashboard was used. In keeping with the era, the 1959 Galaxie was a chrome and stainless steel-bedecked vehicle with optional two-tone paint. I have more photos of other connectors, some much worse than this. Our Ford dealership is owned by military veterans and has been providing excellent Ford vehicles and even better service for over 25 years.
These competed in North America but were still too heavy and Ford introduced the lightweight Fairlane Thunderbolt. If you have forgotten your password, enter the Email address you use to log in, then click the reset button. Need help with a P2105 code? Prices are subject to change without notice. The price of an item will not be confirmed until you order. This feature, complicated and expensive, left very little trunk room when folded down.