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1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Xl Convertible, Z Code Thunderbird 390, Fresh Mechanicals. on 2040-cars

US $9,750.00
Year:1963 Mileage:76000

Venango, Nebraska, United States

Venango, Nebraska, United States


    We had to swap some hard to find Mustang parts and a wad of cash, but we got the deal done on this very neat old Ford.  The only problem is; unlike most of our local semi-arid vehicles, this one was out of Denver and has some normal rust.

     Besides the rust you can see; there is a foot of frame that will need attention.  Passenger floor pan needs replaced.  Some other small misc. holes will need fixed.  Doors, jams, etc. appear solid.

     This is the 300 horse 390.  We are told they checked the numbers when they put the $2,533 in parts in the car.  At that time it got a full engine rebuild, new brakes, tires, new exhaust, and a full engine compartment detail including decals.

     Car starts, runs, and drives as you would expect from the result of a correct job.  Engine is quiet and very strong.  Carb functions correctly and the non-power brakes stop fine.

     This car has the correct 500 XL pieces inside and out, including buckets and console with shift.

      This is a good straight start, but will need the interior kit, rear quarters, passenger front floor, and other misc. rust repairs, but it is 99% there and nice trim and hubcaps on a pretty straight body.  Windshield has a crack up through the middle and the top and boot are in fair to good condition.  It is missing the XL emblem on right front fender and we only have half of the letters for the trunk.

     We have seen much worse than this bring a lot of money. Our reserve price is what a non-mechanical reconditioned small V8 car should bring.  Have fun, but intend to pay for it when you bid. 

     The car is fun to drive and presents itself well as it is.  Do a total restoration or slowly bring it back to new.  Either way: Check Google, these are $30-45,000 units when finished.  It is rare and '63's are fine looking cars.

      Car is stored inside and there is not a great hurry in picking it up.   Insure it when you buy it.   We do not charge extra to help load. 

      If car goes over a month for pickup, it might get moved outside.

      Thanks for looking.  

      $500 down is due within 48 hours of auction end unless prior arrangements have been made.  Remainder is cashiers check or bank wire or? within 7 days.  We will work with you.  Allow cashiers checks 2 weeks to clear our bank.


      If you have under 5 feedback contact us before you bid, or your bid will be cancelled.

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     As for us: We are Dodson Motors, Inc. at 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave., PO Box 206, in Venango, Nebraska 69168. Our family has been here for sice 1886, one year longer than the county or town.......And we helped build that, along with the other local families and friends.

     Dodson Motors, Inc. has been a licensed and bonded Nebraska dealer since 1985 and runs a 100% Positive, flawless feedback on Ebay. We do that by telling people what we honestly know about our products. 

     We are mechanics, farmers, businessmen, and love God, Country, family, and guns. We are members of our Church, our Chamber, our Lions Club, our Legion and the NRA.

Nate is 308 353 0605. Mike is 308 353 8510.

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