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Ford Galaxie for Sale. Classifieds for Ford Galaxie. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. 25 vehicles matched Now showing page 1 of 2. Ford Galaxie XL (CC) The Galaxie is a full size car built by Ford from –

Hood springs, heater, trunk lining and mat, spare wheel and tire and mounting bracket , trunk lid torsion bar, jack, lug wrench, one horn of the stock two , armrests, rear ashtrays, courtesy lights, and dome light were removed to reduce weight. I just like that car. Galaxie was again the middle-player, with Custom still below and LTD above.

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The Wisconsin Dells owner had the car restored, but the job took until That was a lot longer than the owner wanted, apparently, and he got rid of the car in The fella that owned it got fed up with the car because it cost so much and was taking so long.

I saw it in [an advertisement] in Old Cars Weekly.

The Ford Country Squire station wagon, while wearing "Country Squire" badging, was actually part of the Galaxie line. Ford also made available aluminum cylinder heads as a dealer option. A new luxury as opposed to sporty sub-series of Galaxie made its premier: Just a year later, in , the car went to a couple in Waverly, Iowa, who kept it until , when they sold it to a man in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

I saw that the guy had a local area code — we were in the Milwaukee area — and I called the guy and he had the car up in Door County [Wis. So we went up and looked at it and bought it. The guy had kept it up there in Door County and used it mostly for parades. The odometer now showsmiles and counting.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 for Sale

The droptop was one of 9, Galaxie XL convertibles assembled for the model year. It was the first year for coil spring rear suspension and promotions were geared towards the new LTD being quieter than a Rolls-Royce.

Clean, sharp, square lines characterized the fresh new body styling that was set off by a radiator grille with thin, horizontal bars and dual headlights stacked on top of each other.

Email us at oldcars krause. By then the car had been restored once and been through a succession of owners, beginning with an optometrist in Waterloo, Iowa, who bought in new.

The Galaxies came with two keys to aid in valet parking — one key opened the trunk and glovebox, the other the doors and ignition.

The cid six-cylinder was stock in the base Galaxies. The "Swing-away" steering wheel became optional.

Ford Galaxie Fastback Runs and drives like a new car, everything has been gone through in this car, title in hand, registered and tags up to date, too much to list, please call or te Body Style: Any Condition.

The was then the largest of the "small block series" that was first used cubic inch version in the Fairlane. The was offered on the Falcon Sprint and later, in midin the early version of the Mustang.

1965 FORD GALAXIE 500 XL FRAME OFF RESTORATION

By model introduction in the fall ofthe which had disappointing performance in all versions including the Sprint and Mustang was replaced by the in all models. Ford continued to offer the FE series in the full size, as well as 3 versions of the V8 regular, high performance, and police. Five different transmissions were offered for A 3-speed manual column shift was standard on all models except the V8, which required the heavier duty Borg-Warner 4-speed manual.

A three speed manual with overdrive was optional, but rarely ordered.

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The two-speed Ford-O-Matic was common with the 6-cylinder and small block V-8s, while the majority of big blocks and were ordered with the 3-speed Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission.

The availability of several different rear end ratios, along with 5 transmissions, and 8 different engines, led to a huge number of different driveline combinations for Ford's "Club," "Town," and "Victoria" monikers for body styles were retired inreplaced by generic labels, "2-door","4-door", and "Hardtop.

Ford also made available aluminum cylinder heads as a dealer option. Hood springs, heater, trunk lining and mat, spare wheel and tire and mounting brackettrunk lid torsion bar, jack, lug wrench, one horn of the stock twoarmrests, rear ashtrays, courtesy lights, and dome light were removed to reduce weight.

The LTD variant now shared the two-door roofline, but the rear side glass shape was altered for a more formal appearance, and technically speaking, LTD became a series of its own this year. These competed in North America but were still too heavy and Ford introduced the lightweight Fairlane Thunderbolt.

They were not factory equipped with cold-air induction[20] as the Thunderbolt would be. The heavy Galaxies suffered from persistent brake failure that led to a number of crashes, and in late started using the inch disc brakes from the Ford GT40 program.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Convertible 352 V8

By this time the Lotus Cortinas were being developed and the big Galaxie became uncompetitive. Later in the year, the was replaced with an enlarged version displacing cubic inches.

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Interior trim was altered, and the exterior featured a more sculpted look which was actually designed to make the car more aerodynamic for NASCAR.

The formal-roof "boxtop" style was no longer available, all non-wagon models now featuring the " fastback " roof design that was the runaway best-seller in The base was replaced by a line of Custom and Custom models.

Car of the Week: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

The continued as the base V8 and was standard in the XL series. XL models got new thin-shell bucket seats with chrome trim.

Federal regulations now required lap-style safety belts for both front outboard occupants. The ignition switch was moved from the left side of the steering column, to the right, but otherwise the attractive instrument panel remained unchanged from ' The XL two-door hardtop became the best seller of any XL produced in any year.

These competed in North America but were still too heavy and Ford introduced the lightweight Fairlane Thunderbolt. The Ford Country Squire station wagon, while wearing "Country Squire" badging, was actually part of the Galaxie line.

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