Bad Apple Rides has pleasure to list this cool 1963 Ford Galaxie 500XL 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
This Galaxie has been owned and customized by the current seller over the course of 3 years. The power comes from original 352 V8 engine with 2 bbl carburetor and Cruise-O-Matic transmission. The engine is said to be rebuilt by the current owner. The Galaxie has original drum brakes on all four corners. The current seller added Cragar wheels and installed new radial tires. The steering has been upgraded to power steering and rear end has been rebuilt and upgraded to Ridetech adjustable suspension. The installed A/C unit is non-op as it is missing a compressor. The hi/lo lights, indicator lights, brake lights and dome lights are all in working order. The seller states that the Galaxie cruise nicely and mechanically is in top shape.
The body of the Galaxie is painted original Viking Blue and accented with metallic silver roof. The seller notes that the paint shines nicely; however, has lot of cracks and chips all around. He also states that there is rust along the rockers. The front has been fitted with custom chrome grill, and most of the trim and chrome pieces were removed for a slick look. The seller notes that he does not possess removed pieces. The exhaust was also fitted with side pipes exiting on both sides towards the back. The windshield has scrapes on the passenger side; however, it is crack free. The windshield wipers were removed and fitted with bullet style caps. All the windows go up and down.
The interior of this Galaxie appears to be original and is faded. It features buckets seats upfront and bench seat on the back all equipped with lap seat belts. The dash is crack free and only original speedometer is working. The original gauges do not work, and the current seller installed aftermarket gauges for temp, oil and volt all in working order. The headliner is tight and tear free; however, it is stained. The interior is complimented by aftermarket 3 spoke steering wheel. The floors are covered by period correct carpeting with additional mats for driver and passenger.
The VIN decoder information is provided below:
68-Galaxie 500XL 2 dr. Hardtop Fastback
X-8-352 2 bar. Carb.