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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible

Its 390ci V8 is bored out to 410ci


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible.

This Ford was repainted red in 2017 and the exterior features Galaxie 500 emblems on the front fenders. The red exterior is complemented by front and rear chrome bumpers, stainless steel trim, and a white convertible top.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible
1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible

It rides on Magnum 500 wheels with BFGoodrich Radial T/A raised-white-letter tires.

“The Galaxie’s interior features red vinyl upholstery with matching red carpeting,” the listing states. “It comes equipped with an aftermarket woodgrain steering wheel, power brakes, air conditioning, six seatbelts, and a push-button radio.”

Under the hood is a 390ci V8 engine bored out to 410ci. The engine is paired with a rebuilt Cruise-O-Matic three-speed automatic transmission featuring an upgraded 2,800 rpm stall converter.

410ci V8
410ci V8

The selling dealer advises new suspension and exhaust hardware was installed in 2016, and the undercarriage was repainted in 2017. This Ford Galaxie 500 convertible has power front disc and rear drum brakes.

A clear Wisconsin title, restoration receipts, and a red convertible top boot are included with the sale. The analog odometer currently shows 38,521 miles, but the actual mileage on the chassis is unknown.

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible
1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible

This 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 convertible’s auction ends on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.



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