Ford Galaxie 500

Hangar Find! 1968 Ford Galaxie 500

Coming on the heels of last week’s 1970 Ford LTD is this 1968 Galaxie 500 two-door hardtop. It’s in the same vein, just a lesser model with a more restrained presentation. And, if I may say so, ’68 was… more»

Praise For 4 Doors! 1962 Ford Galaxie 500

OK, it’s not equipped with a 406 CI V8 engine, no four-speed manual transmission here, forget about 500XL trim, heck this 1962 Galaxie 500 isn’t even a two-door hardtop or convertible. Nope, it’s a traditional four-door sedan, the body… more»

Triple Black Big Block: 1966 Ford Galaxie 500

About two weeks ago, I penned this piece on a 1963 Galaxie 500 XL and mentioned that both the ’63 and ’66 were my favorite Dearborn full-sizers. Well, today I have a 1966 Galaxie 500 convertible for your review… more»

Big Block Garage Find: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500XL Convertible

I’m agnostic when it comes to old Fords – I have my likes and dislikes but I’m neither an enthusiast nor a detractor. Of the full-size models, two stand out however, the ’66 7-Liter, and the ’63 Galaxie 500… more»

Work In Progress? 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

Anytime I review vintage film footage or documentaries from long ago, I always notice all of the full-sized cars. Fords, Chevies, Pontiacs, and Plymouths abound – everywhere. And why not, that’s what people drove. Even after the Arab Oil… more»

Fun To Be Had: 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

Here’s an oft-told tale, the seller of this 1968 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible has decided to sell it as it’s only driven once a year. The seller states, “I wish I had more time to drive and enjoy. But… more»

390/4-Speed! 1964 Ford Galaxie 500/XL

Ford made over 1M cars in 1964 and that may be the reason that so many turn up here on BF. Heck, the Galaxie, a ’64 favorite, put up 394K units but the 500/XL? Not so many. And one… more»

Ragtop Resto Candidate: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500

Everybody seems to like big old convertibles! And if you really don’t, I don’t mean to voluntarily include you in with all of the others that do. But, they seem immensely popular and will put a smile on your… more»

427 Power! 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

Technically, this 1962 Ford Galaxie/500 XL is a year too early to be sporting a 427 CI engine but then again, on a sixty-year-old car there’s no telling what one may find in the engine room. This baby is… more»

Ready To Rumble: 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Hot Rod

If you watch the January big-name auctions you’ll see lots and lots of top-flight cars trading for huge $$$. Highly restored pristine cars like a ’63 Ford Galaxie 500 “R-code” will bring six figures. Highly restored cars, unfortunately, crowd… more»

Sow’s Ear To Silk Purse? 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

Gotta like before and after pics. Now we’re not talking about turning a sow’s ear into a silk purse exactly but there is something transformative around giving a barn find a bath and seeing what’s under all of that… more»

Estate Find: 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

I wonder how many people would guess that Ford only made the Galaxie 500 with stacked headlights for three short years? Most Barn Finds readers would know that just by picturing the 1964 and 1968 Ford Galaxies in their… more»

Ready To Drive: 406-Powered 1963 Ford Galaxie 500

Ford design did little wrong in the early 1960s. All the cars looked great. The Falcon was perhaps a scaled-down Galaxie, but both of them worked. From the glory years, here’s a 1963 ½ Galaxie 500 in the form… more»

39K Mile Convertible: 1967 Ford Galaxie 500

And now for a little bit of comparison.  Earlier in the week, we covered this neat ’70 Ford XL convertible. It’s a bit rough around the edges but not without its possibilities. Today, we have a similar ’67 Galaxie… more»

Three-Speed Project: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500

There’s no doubt about it, I like old American full-size cars. Even when they were common-place, I enjoyed their presence. Particularly, models from the early-’60s into the early ’70s caught my fancy and they didn’t have to be Pontiac… more»

Assembly Required: 1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible

Kids will come up with the darndest names. When I was in high school, a classmate had a ’64 Ford Galaxie 500, two-door hardtop, red with a white roof – just like this example but with a fixed roof… more»

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