1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible G Code 406 Tri-power 4-speed
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Galaxie
- SubModel: 500 XL Convertible G Code
- Type: Convertible
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 10,000
- VIN: 2E69G249045
- Color: Raven Black
- Engine size: 406 cubic inch V8 405 Horsepower
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Rangoon Red
- Options: Convertible
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1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible G Code
1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible. A real G-Code car with 406 cubic inch V8 factory rated at 405 horsepower. Three Holley 2v carbs; top-loader 4-speed transmission; 3.50 (open) ratio 9" rear end. Built at the Mahwah, ew Jersey plant July 21, 962 as a "DSO" ( Domestic Special Order) vehicle. Car #84 in the 62 Ford Galaxie Registry. Raven black paint; Rangoon red vinyl interior; and white convertible top. This car underwent a full, rame-off restoration by its' second owner in 1992. He had purchased it in Washington, . C. where it had been sitting in a garage since 1972, ith only 62,000 miles on the odometer. Sold in 2007 to third owner; again in 2010 to fourth owner;and current ( 5th) owner acquired car in 2012. Always garaged and pampered. Won "Best of Show" AACA award in 1996 ( emblem on grill). Has only 10,000 miles since restoration, o wit: Paint: PPG (base coat, lear coat) Engine: pistons, ings, tc.; cam, ifters (solid), iming chain and gears; bearings ( rod, rank, am etc.) Heads Rebuilt: new valve seats ( for unleaded gas); new valves; new valve springs (high performance inner and outer); ported bowls; 3x2 carburetors ( rebuilt) Dual Exhaust with correct mufflers and resonators ( new) Complete Front End rebuilt with new: springs, ushings, all joints, ie rod ends, itman arm, hocks ( front and rear); Rear springs ( new); Four (4) speed transmission ( rebuilt); Clutch and Pressure plate (new); Brakes and brakecylinders ( front and rear); Interior: seat covers (NOS), ugs, loor mats and trunk mats
Car has the factory correct SUN tach mounted atop steering column, hich has been converted to solid-state and works perfectly, s does the clock! Ignition converted to MSD electronic with 6000 RPM limiter. Factory optional stainless steel fender skirts and dual side mount rear view mirrors.Factory AM radio in dash; but Sony AM-FM stereo in glove compartment with remote tuner.
Period correct power assist steering has been added; as has power brakes with dual chamber master cylinder. Factory drum brakes front and rear. Power convertible top works flawlessly, ll original body panels and trim/glass. Currently has some engine dress-up but original gold "406" valve covers included, s are factory 15" steel wheels and full wheel covers. Car currently sports 15"x7"Tru-spoke fat wire chrome wheels with correct insignia center caps, adial white wall tires with 90% tread including spare. Original 6.70 x 15 bias-ply spare on stock rim included, s are pair exhaust resonators ( removed to enhance exhaust note). Restoration fully documented by receipts. Included are many manuals, rticles, nd brochures.
Offered is a nearly perfect example of an iconic period muscle car with great drivability. Price reflects a 25% discount from appraised and insured value. Photos barely do it justice. Come to Oregon and see! Drive for yourself!