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1961 Ford Galaxie on 2040-cars

US $12,600.00
Year:1961 Mileage:61000 Color: White /
 Red
Location:

North Blenheim, New York, United States

North Blenheim, New York, United States

E-Mail Questions at: nellienggianotti@westhamfans.com .

Hi, I'm selling my "turn key"1961 Ford Galaxie Sunliner (convertible). The car was fully restored a few years back
it has about 61,xxx miles on it and believed to be original, as I am the second owner of the car and prior to that,
the car was restored, pampered and parked at a climate controlled private garage.
It features a rare color combo Corinthian White exterior and factory 2 tone, white on red interior. Under the hood
is the famous 292 Y block Ford Thunderbird Special engine with an auto trans which was rebuild at the time of
the restoration and has about 4k miles on it. It also has power steering, aluminum 3 core radiator, new fuel tank,
new fuel and break lines, new front end, new shocks front / back(air shocks in the back), new front to back dual
factory specs exhaust, new holley carb with electric choke ect..(basically everything was redone at the time of the
restoration)
Floors, trunk pan and quarters are solid, and in good condition. Interior is mint with no rips tears or cuts. New
powered convertible top with zip down back window. All glass and stainless is in excellent condition. Paint is just
as good as show quality with few things here and there from normal wear.
All fully working gauges, working original radio, original clock, lights, wipers, original heater, etc...
(everything works) After market Pioneer radio with remote control was installed and hidden in the glove box with
USB connection for iPod and Bluetooth compatibility for any smart phone. New Undercover II Speakers were installed
under the front seat, and the tweeters were upgraded to O Zone tweeters. To get max performance out of it all an
amp was added under the back seat. All panels remain uncut for the install of the aftermarket radio and speakers.
If you wish to remove it, it can be done in less than 10 min.
I'm sure i'm forgetting a ton of things but at the end of the day the car runs and drives flawlessly. Always turns
heads and draws crowds where ever I go.

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