1962 Ford Galaxie 500 Xl--real Deal 406 G-code Tri-carb on 2040-cars
Millers Creek, North Carolina, United States
Engine:6.7L 406Cu. In. V8 GAS Naturally Aspirated
Exterior Color: Red
Interior Color: Red
Model: Galaxie 500
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: U/K
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Sub Model: GALAXIE 500 XL
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
1962 FORD GALAXIE 500 XL 406 G-CODE (TRI-CARB)---BORN A G-CODE 406---ALL MATCHING #s---UTAH CAR (NO RUST NOW OR EVER)---4-SPEED---350 GEAR NO SPIN DIFFERENTAL---FACTORY ORIGINAL INTERIOR EXCEPT CARPET & SEATCOVERS WHICH ARE CORRECT---CAR BUILT IN LOS ANGELES (J IN VIN DESIGNATES)---NO UNDERCOATING---FACTORY RED PAINT UNDERNEATH---HITS THE ROAD PERFECT---ONE REPAINT---BRIGHT-WORK IS PRISTINE---CAR NEEDS NOTHING---CAR NEVER OFF FRAME (DIDN'T NEED IT)---WAAAY WAAAY SLICK & STRAIGHT---THIS IS NOT A DISTRESS SALE JUST TOO MANY CARS---WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A RED-RED RUST-FREE MATCHING #s 406 G-CODE XL ?---ALL ORIG. FACTORY SHEET-METAL---QUESTIONS CALL PAUL IN N.C. AT 336-838-2078---THANKS FOR LOOKING & HAVE A HAPPY HOT-ROD DAY................
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:29:00 EST
Trucks have towing capacity, EVs have driving range and performance cars have Nürburgring lap times. What do all three have in common? They should all be taken with a grain of salt. Currently, there is no sanctioned way to record lap times or verify production-spec cars - a lesson we recently learned with the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo - and until there is a way to do so (and there probably never will be), we'll never officially know the actual time it took for Ford to lap the 'Ring with its ultra-powerful Shelby GT500.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:00:00 EST
After posting a Ford-made video of a 2013 GT500 running around the 'Ring, the guys over at SVTPerformance.com (an enthusiasts forum not affiliated with Ford or SVT) wanted more answers. They got in touch with Ford's Global Performance Vehicle Chief Engineer Jamal Hameedi, who said until there is a way to verify the times and inspect the cars, Ford will not get involved with lap-time wars. In the email, Hameedi pointed out that the 'Ring is a useful tool in that it allows a wide spectrum of track conditions, but until there is a governed way to record times, there is no way to accurately compare cars head-to-head.
And as much as some may not like it, Hameedi speaks the truth. It really isn't possible to compare times from one car to another, unless those cars were lapping the same track at the same time with the same driver. Not that any of this means there won't be continuous wars by fans and manufacturers alike... in other words, feel free to voice your opinions in the Comments below.
Ford Racing just unveiled the Riley Daytona Prototype that will make its racing in the United SportsCar Racing Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, and now it has released a video showing development of twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that powers the car. Using the same block and heads that can be found on a production Ford Taurus SHO, this new racecar benefits from the collaboration between Ford Racing and Ford powertrain engineers.
Tue, 28 May 2013 16:00:00 EST
While we still don't know what kind of power this engine is putting out, it has definitely gotten a workout at Ford's 17G dyno. This area deep within Ford allows the automaker's racing program to work hand-in-hand with production engine programs, which can be a benefit to racing operations and production cars alike. Scroll down to hear a few people from Ford talk about the crosspollination between its racing and engine teams and watch the EcoBoost get red hot on the dyno.
According to Automotive News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching a probe into 400,000 Ford F-150 models over possible acceleration problems. According to the article, NHTSA has received 95 reports "alleging incidents of reduced engine power during hard accelerations" on 2011 to 2013 F-150 models equipped with the company's 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.
Automotive News reports that Ford has issued three technical service bulletins "related to intermittent stumble/misfire on acceleration from highway cruise in humid or damp conditions," according to the government agency's documents. About one third of the 95 reports NHTSA has received cited humid or rainy conditions when these problems allegedly occurred.
These technical service bulletins have allowed dealers to address a "condition related to moisture accumulation in the charge air cooler during extended highway cruising at constant throttle in humid or damp conditions," AN reports, citing NHTSA documents. Furthermore, the TSB outlines details for "reprogramming the powertrain control module with the latest calibration and installing a new CAC and air deflector plate."