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24,817 miles! Rust free AZ car with a/c. Exceptional condition.

Make: Ford
Model: Galaxie
SubModel: 500 XL
Type: Convertible
Trim: 500 XL
Year: 1963
VIN: 3J69X1
Color: Red
Engine: 406-325 HP
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 4 Speed
Drive type: --
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: --

1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL Additional Info:

24,000 miles, marked as actual on title. Rust free, it lived in the Scottsdale AZ area until 2010. Factory red, 4-speed XL. Exceptional fit and finishes in and out. Owned by record producer Stephen Buckingham. His work has generated 20 gold and 12 platinum records along with 4 grammy awards.
EXTERIOR: This is a gorgeous car, the fit and finish is amazing. The Arizona rust free body is straight as an arrow and all the body panels are square and flush. I don't see any bubbles, cracking or shrinking. Born Rangoon red, the paint is polished like glass. The door jambs are even as slick as the outside. Every piece of exterior trim looks like it's either new or restored. Upfront the grill, bumper, emblems, headlight bezels, fender spears look new. The new emblem in the middle of the grill is actually the handle that releases the hood. The moldings down the sides look new. The stainless trim around the windshield is polished like chrome. The chrome vent window frames are brilliant chrome. New emblems, it says 406 on the fenders. In back the tail panel is mint including the black painted squares. Taillights, bumper, emblems are like new. It has Ford script mirrors. The windshield looks new. The weather strips, window seals and sill plates have been replaced. Crisp white convertible top is new. It's power and fits real nice. Correct wire wheel hubcaps have spinners and are on new looking Uniroyal tires.
INTERIOR: It is just as beautiful inside. It is an XL so it has bucket seats and a console. The seats have new cushions so they feel firm and the upholstery fits without wrinkles. New correct upholstery. The door panels are mint, the lights work. The dash area is excellent- the lenses, knobs, trim is real nice. Excellent carpet, new floor mats with 406 embroidery. It has seat belts front and back. The interior chrome is mint. The center console and seat trim sparkle. It has correct shifter with reverse lockout. Steering wheel, visors, mirror are excellent. It is upgraded with newer heat and air conditioning. It also has a retro stereo with amp and cd changer in the trunk.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Less then 3,000 miles on rebuilt engine. We were told it was rebuilt as a 406. It has a dual feed Holley carb with oval air cleaner. New heat and air conditioning system. New power brake system. It is detailed real sharp. All the metal surfaces are smooth and painted neatly. It has new decals, hood insulation, hoses, plug wires etc.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It is beautiful inside. More gloss red painted metal. New trunk liner, weather strip and well liner. It has jack and spare. It also has a CD changer and amplifier. Included is a shop manual and a framed advertisement.
UNDERSIDE: Absolutely bone dry, rust free original metal. It hasn't been covered up with any spray paint, it is untouched original. The lower inner quarters and rockers are spotless too. Bottom of the motor is clean, has correct canister fuel pump. Original T-10 4-speed trans was out and serviced. It's cleaned up like new. Original 3.50 rear end. The front end has misc new parts - front control arm bushings, tie rod, swaybar end links, etc. In back it has new gas shocks. The brakes were serviced- new bleeders and hoses. New dual exhaust system.
Bottom line this is a very desirable car. I think the condition is exceptional and it is beautiful to look at. A 4-speed with air conditioning in a convertible is certainly in high demand. The new owner is going to get a car they will enjoy immensely!
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Air conditioning
Power steering
Power disc brakes
Bucket seats
Stereo system
Embroidered mats
Wire hubcaps
Dual mirrors