1963 ½ Ford Galaxie 500, 2 DR, HT, fastback, R-code, 427 dual 4-barrels, 425 HP

US $60,000.00
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Tucson, Arizona, United States

Features and Specifications

Make: Ford
Model: Galaxie
Type: Fastback
Trim: 500
Year: 1963
Mileage: 21,726
VIN: 3U66R14XXXX
Color: White
Engine: 427
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear

1963 Ford Galaxie 500

1963 ½ Ford Galaxie 500, 2 DR, HT, fastback, R-code, 427 dual 4-barrels, 425 horse, 4-speed, 4.11 rear.

Total frame-off restoration, documented by photo album and receipts, factory original, matching numbers, Kelsey Hayes wheels; VIN Tag reads: Engine R-427/425 HP 2-4 barrel carburetors, Trans 5-4 speed transmission, Axle 9 - 4.11 rear end, Color M-Corinthian White, Trim 66-Black, Date 28B –February 28, 1963, Body 63B – 2-Door Fastback, DSO 36 (Louisville, KY)

· Engine, transmission, rear differential all rebuilt.

· Matching numbers: carburetors C3AE BK, C3AE BJ, intake C3AE, block C3AE-AB, heads: C3AE-H, transmission: C3AAH

· Engine build date: February 1 (3B1),

· Trans build date: October 2, 1962 (K-2-2)

· Exhaust manifolds: 1-10-3

· Distributor build date: March ’63

· VIN #s correctly stamped on firewall cowl tabs.

· RC Bellhousing (scatter shield)

· Cut-out exhaust system (performance)

· C5 Steel-forged crank

· Lemans rods

· Medium riser valves

· Clear AZ title

The 2-stage model year (1962-64) reached its peak in 1963 both for engines and body styles. The best was saved for mid-year introduction. All new were the Sports Hardtop (a 2-door hardtop with sloping rear pillar) and a replacement for the 406 HP engine—the 427 HP engine—with a dual quad Holley setup rated at 425 HP and 480 ft.-lbs. of torque.

New slogans: “Super Torque Fords” and “Total Performance”—These 427 fastbacks led Ford to 23 NASCAR victories.

The Thunderbird 427 ci High Performance V-8 came with some mandatory equipment including 4-speed transmission, heavy-duty suspension, heavy-duty battery, 7.10 x 15 in. four-ply nylon tires, large fade resistant brakes, and heftier driveline. Power steering, power brakes, AC were not available with the 427 option.

Restored by Tim Warfield, Tucson, AZ.

(520) 624-8467 (land line)

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