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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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:01:00 EST
The pickup market is so competitive that all three major American makers are constantly trying to find a way to prove their product is the best. The new 2015 Ford F-150 is grabbing headlines at the moment by winning awards and posting segment best numbers. But in a new video, Chevrolet is taking aim squarely at the 2015 F-250 Super Duty in a battle of heavy-duty truck supremacy against the 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD... well, in a single metric anyway.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:29:00 EST
The big numbers from pickups often come down to payload, towing rating and fuel economy, but for this test, Chevy and Howie Long are challenging the torsional rigidity of the trucks' frames, specifically which one flexes less. Long plays the everyman here having the Chevy engineer explain what's going on in the tests. Unsurprisingly for a video on Chevy's official YouTube page, the 2500HD wins out by a good margin. The company also reports that similar results as shown here have been certified in third-party testing.
Check out the video to see the full test. While this might seem like a marketing win for Chevy, Ford isn't immune to it, either. In 2009, the Blue Oval uploaded a similar video comparing the flex under 225 pounds of weight from the bare frames of the F-150, Chevy Silverado, Dodge Ram (as it was still called at the time) and the Toyota Tundra. The results fell in the Blue Oval's favor, as you can see here.
Recalls happen. Automakers hope they won't, but they do. And that's alright, for the most part, because cars are designed (and to a large degree still made) by humans, and humans make mistakes. So we forgive them, as long as the problem is resolved. Only in the case of the Ford Escape, the problem seems to keep coming back.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:00 EST
That's why Ford is calling in the Escape yet again due to fire concerns. The issue revolves around problematic fuel lines in 9,469 units manufactured between October 5, 2011, and July 11, 2012, all of which use the 1.6-liter EcoBoost inline four-cylinder engine.
As you yourself may recall, the Escape was subject to a string of recalls last year that resulted in a $17 million fine. One of them was over this very same issue, which Ford apparently didn't rectify the first time around. Let's hope this time is the last time.
Once again, the most American car on the market is from an American brand. The Ford F-150 retained its number one spot in Cars.com's annual survey of the most American vehicles, trumping the Toyota Camry, which remains at number two.
Ford taking the top spot is small consolation, though, as the Detroit Three aren't too well represented here. General Motors scored a win at number seven, with the Chevrolet Corvette, while Chrysler squeaked in at number ten, with the Dodge Viper. Outside of those three vehicles, Toyota and Honda dominate the top ten.
What's most remarkable, though, is that there were so few cars available for this year's list.