Consigned to the Mecum sale and will be running Saturday May 18th! This is a Beautifully restored, from the ground up, 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie 500 R Code 427/425 HP 2x4 car!!! It is correctly restored to it's original glory! This is a legendary combination of the beautiful Hardtop Fastback Galaxie 500 body with the top of the horsepower range 427/425 HP motor with the 2 x 4 barrel carburetors and 4 speed transmission!!! This car's vin code is 3E66R185618 and decodes as follows; 3= 1963 model year, E=Manufactured at the Mahwah, NJ plant, 66=2 Door Hardtop Fastback, R=427/425 HP with 2x4 Carburetors Engine, 185618=Sequential Build Number. The data tag on the inside of the driver's door A pillar decodes as follows; Body-63B=2 Door Hardtop Fastback, Color-E=Medium Blue Metallic-Viking Blue, Trim-92=Blue Vinyl Interior, Date-19C=Produced March 19, 1963, DSO-11=Boston Sales Zone, Axle-9=4.11 Rear End, Trans-5=4 Speed Manual Transmission. The car is just beautiful in person and would make a great addition to a serious Ford collection!!!!
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