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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1968 Ford XL convertible

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You are viewing a frame off restored 1968 Ford XL Convertible. 428 V8, 4-speed. This vehicle is rare, 1 of 59 with this engine & transmission combination made as per Marti report.

Year: 1968

Make: Ford

Model: XL Convertible


18 month restoration completed in 2004

Miles: 67,216 indicated (1,000 since complete restoration)

Engine: Q-code 428 V8 with 4 barrel carb

Dyno 345hp/480tq

Transmission: 4 speed manual

Rear axle: 3.25 limited slip


Power steering

Power brakes

Power windows

Power convertible top

Hide-away headlights

Specifics / build information

This XL convertible is painted classic red with a new black canvas top. It sits on 15 inch magnum 500 wheels and BFG t/a radials. Dual exhaust exits under the bumper.

The new interior is nice and features bucket seats with black vinyl and console with Hurst shifter. The dash has the factory AM-8 track radio with front & rear speakers.

Car has never seen rain since restoration. It has never been washed or needed to be washed. Always garaged and only driven on clear dry days.

New: reproduction upholstery, carpets, weather stripping throughout, drive train rebuilt, new front & rear suspension, brakes completely redone with stainless steel lines, un-cut electrical system inspected and re-wrapped. This is just sample of the items addressed during the restoration.

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Sherwood Park,
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