1963 1/2 Galaxie 500
Dan Gurney Riverside 500 race car copy.
"5"> Purpose built to be a clone of the #28
Holman Moody "Dan Gurney" 63 1/2 Galaxie 500
in the paint scheme raced in 1963 at Riverside."5">
This 1963 1/2 Galaxie 500 is an original factory Z code 390 FE big block 4 speed car with 9" rear end running high speed 2.88 gears
The motor is a date coded 1963 390 "service replacement" block with date coded 1963 with 406 Solid lifter tri-power heads and the 406 cast iron headers.
Priced at $35,000.00 trades or offers may be considered.
Shown in front of LaFayette Ford.
The #28 looks like the real race car
Partial list of the changes made to produce this fun car..
Recent water pump, 12V alternator / regulator converted
Custom three core aluminum radiator with factory FE reservoir tank
Edlebrock 4V aluminum intake with a Holley 650 single feed carburetor
Original style Petronics point distributor
Custom built "Fully Functional BAT WING cowl induction air cleaner assembly"
custom built to resemble the original HM race setup
New battery, master kill switch on dash board.
Dual exhaust with exhaust exiting before the rear wheels, 2/12 pipe with Magna flow glass packs going into 3 1/2" outlet pipes
Factory manual steering and brakes like the original race car
The Top-Loader transmission was rebuilt using an OEM 1964 427 flywheel, Mcleod Clutch and new throw-out bearing
New Fuel tank and sending unit,
KYB gas shocks all 4 corners
12 point JEGS Roll bar assembled to emulate the original 63 race car cage, and although not race certified,
it is fully welded and has the floor pans pads
Roll bar period style panoramic rear view mirror
Original steering wheel wrapped in electrical tape like the original Gurney Galaxie race car with proper center pad
Full Autometer classic gauges to include TACH/SPEEDO/OIL/WATER/AMP/GAS, led turn signals, custom made steel gauge cluster
New headlight switch and headlamps, new high beam
Full functioning lights, turn signals, hidden horn, brake lights
Radio/heater/clock delete plates like the original
OEM wiring and all connectors are under the dash and labeled if you want to convert it back to a regular Galaxie
Has the correct factory E-brake set up
The wiper motor and switch work but are not not hooked up
5 point race harness with welded tabs, door panel and rear seat panels are all pop riveted panels
that can be removed and original panels can be installed
All window roll down fine and are CARLITE Glass
New brakes all around
Dual master cylinder conversion
Brand new 15x8 Wheel vintage style Ford Grand National wheels color matched to interior color as raced
265-75-15 Tires with shaved blackwalls and Firestone stencil painted to emulate original race tires
Paint-This Galaxie is not a show car and does not have the show car finish or looks.
It was made to look like and old race car with the proper patina (not concourse)
Three coats of 2k gray primer, 2 coats of sealer primer, 3 coats of Wimbledon white,
the bumpers and trim are driver condition (paint more then 10 years old-race quality-not shown)
Most of the underside has surface rust or covered in the factory undercoat
with the exception of the patches to the floor/trunk pans
(four new floor pans can be included with sale)
The car has the three hood pins and two trunk pins like the race car
All graphics are HAND PAINTED to replicate the original car as close as possible
Rear window slats, front window tabs just like the race car
The car runs and drives great and guaranteed to turns heads
This Galaxie is also street legal and
eligible for the Historic Rally series in Europe
Pictures of this car were sent to Mr. Dan Gurney and in return received a very nice signed card acknowledging the build and that he appreciated the effort to replicate his old Riverside race car
Modified by Holman Moody to include Holman Moody valve covers,
period correct Grand National Ford FE big block tower oil cooler
with braided lines and correct hood pins
Please call 704 583 2888 if you would like to make an offer or get more information.
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