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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

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Super Performance 406-powered 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL for sale on From the seller’s description:

Built in the Los Angeles and stayed in CA 40+ years until it was purchased by a gentleman in MI. It remained im MI for about ten years before I purchased it and brought it home to NY to finish the job started in MI. The car was a solid no rust, all original metal car to start with and was dissasembled and brought down to bare metal. Each body panel was blocked and sanded to better than factory standards. Car was painted base coat clear coat its original color of Raven black. Previous owner was building the car to be a lightweight factory clone,he works for Ford in Detroit and had Ford expermental engineers design and do all the engine work. When I got it home I proceeded to bring it back to factory. All trim was located and purchased NOS and then polished and installed. Interior was totally restored to better than new condition. Entire interior was removed, dash was sanded down along with heater box, rebuilt and painted Entire NOS steering wheel and horn assembly was installed. Interior was then completly Dynomatted for sound deading. All new springs were made by Eaton Detroit from the original blueprints and installed along with Bilsten shocks and all new suspension rubber. New Tires were installed on new powder coated steel 15×7 and 15×8 rims. The BW T10 was replaced with a rebuilt Toploader trans. Factory shifter was rebuilt, driveshaft was rebalanced,Ford 9 inch rear was rebuilt and 3:73 gears installed. Rear sway bar was added at this time also. Much more to add but its just to much to list. This is a excellent low mileage CA built and bred G code 500 XL in Black and red. (Factory tinted glass-all original).

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