1963 Galaxie XL 500 Convertible – 390 – 4 Speed For Sale, Pittsburgh PA
For your consideration is a very nice 1963 Galaxie XL500. This salt free car was purchased in Texas by its current owner in 1993. A rare remote mirror was an option added to this cars already impressive XL500 package. This beautiful ’63 has the 300 HP 390 Ford FE Z-code engine. Above and beyond that, it is outfitted and upgraded with with some 406/405HP G-code goodies! Much like a G-code 406 this XL 500 has a 6V Triple Holley 3×2 induction (tripower) and cast iron 406FE headers. This car runs and sounds like a true HIPO car. The 9.6:1 390 barks through its dual exhaust. Shifting gears is a dream with the smooth shifting tough Borg-Warnder t-10. If you haven’t been behind the wheel of a 390 or bigger FE 4-speed Galaxie, you would be surprised how well they run. These cars can hang with the sporty pony cars with no issues. AC blows cold! Come check this Galaxie out, its out of this world!
The long block is still original to the car. C3AE heads and engine block do have the correct date code. The engine is very strong but is belied to be original standard bore with the only modifications being the hipo 406 intake and exhaust.
If you are looking for an investment, a car to take to shows or just something to put the top back and enjoy some nice driving – this car should be considered. Give me a call or swing in and go for a ride in this beauty!
Brake shoes and wheel cylinders replaced 12.10.18
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