1960 Galaxie

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  1. 66Fairlanewagon

    66Fairlanewagon Active Member

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    That's beautiful. I bet its a lot of fun to drive with a 460 up front!:yikes:
     
  2. Krash Kadillak

    Krash Kadillak Well-Known Member

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    Glad it's got a front disc brake upgrade already.
    I think I'd budget for power steering......
     
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    Love it! Beautiful car. Nice score.
     
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    Aftermarket ELECTRIC power steering works well in older cars with
    manual box.......
    Install in column under dash ans no one is the wiser...
     
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    finsrin , when you ship it Downunder the delivery address is to be confirmed in the mean time enjoy a little :chirp:from time to time :cheers: :yup: that's my kinda ride
     
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    Nice to hear you guys are liking the 60 as I do.
    Whatever the cam is it is right on. Grumbles/Rumbles at stop lights like road hungry beast. Not wild over the top nor mild. Builder installed ideal cam for my hot rodding tastes.

    Full roller rockers with Ford Racing valve covers and new tires (probably 235/70/15) are next.

    Installed a 15.25" fan on water pump (no fan when bought) adding to the two electric fans. Some meets include slow downtown cruising in hot weather. Wanna make sure engine cooling is good.
     
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  7. ModelT1

    ModelT1 Still Lost in the 50's

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    The last 460 I had was in a new 1977 Ford pick up. It pulled a 32' 5th wheel RV up mountains and kept it's kool. That thing had a large radiator, tranny cooler, plus another I added, and a power steering cooler.
     
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  9. Silvertwinkiehobo

    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    Wow, this is out of the blue...or, in Edsel's case, out of the green.
     
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    annap01gt Blue Safari

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    Talk about a second in time. Those signs were probably taken down before they were weathered.
     
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    Hopefully they kept the yellow sign and got their monies worth chopping it up and selling Pacer to AMC, keeping the Ranger chunk for the Ford truck department, and selling the Citation portion to Chevy. Probably not though. Poor Simeon probably took a 72 month payment plan on that sign. He told his wife. Honey don’t worry. Theses things are gonna sell like Hotcakes. I’ll have that thing paid off by ‘60! Sadly the Simeon’s were divorced in 1959, and Mr. Simeon committed suicide in January of 1960, exactly 2 months after Edsel production was curtailed. His son found him in the garage sitting in his former wife’s white over blue ‘58 Pacer sedan, which he got in the divorce Settlement. The motor running and a heavy haze of carbon monoxide wafting in air.
     
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