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1961 Ford Galaxie Starliner added to Project Cars page!

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1961 Ford Galaxie Starliner

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Check out this ’66 428 4-speed found in a pasture…..

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from FullSizeFord!

1955 Ford Customline

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1960 Ford Galaxie Starliner recently sold at a local lot here…..

Here was an epic project just waiting for the right person to take her home and restore her to her former glory. The car was in tact for the most part but definitely had some rust issues, mainly in the rear quarter panels and rocker panels underneath the doors. A quick look under the rear revealed the lack of a trunk floor. The interior will require a complete reconditioning. The car had a later (most likely a 302) small block under the hood. It appeared to be a column shifted automatic car which had been crudely converted to a floor shift. If I had to guess I would say the car’s paint had been applied with a broom. Even given the body’s rather rough state, this car is rare and desirable enough to make it worth restoring...

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1/4 Mile Marauder update……

Progress was slow over the summer and I’ll shamefully admit that I was only able to get the left front wheel cylinder replaced. “Real” work and other projects just kept me away. I really do intend to hit the strip with this behemoth next spring. I will be posting a how-to article on replacing the wheel cylinders on these cars in the near future. After the wheel cylinder replacement is complete, the brake master cylinder will also be replaced. I haven’t given up on the ‘ol Merc, just need some time to finalize the brake repairs, do some minor tune-up work, then hopefully be ready to terrorize the strip next spring!

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