1963 Ford Galaxie 500 R Code

427 CID V8 4 Speed Manual


427 CID V8 4 Speed Manual



Stock #747-DET
Price: $55,000
Year Make Model: 1963 Ford Galaxie
Sub-Model/Trim: 500
Engine: 427 CID V8
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Mileage: 1,500 ( since rebuilt )
Body Style: 2 Door Sedan
Exterior Color: Corinthian White
Interior Color: Black

  • AM Radio
  • Bias Ply Tires
  • Hub Caps
  • Seatbelts
  • Vinyl Interior

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Our Detroit Showroom is proud to offer a very unique and super rare 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie 500 "R-Code" that came to us right out of a private Ford collection. For those of you that don't speak Ford lingo, R-code is Fordspeak for the division’s racing motor: the famous 427cid Dual-Quad V-8 rated at 425 horsepower, the same engine Shelby dropped in his 427 Cobra. The 427 powerplant in the R-Code is capable of 480 pound feet of torque and neck snapping power which the factory estimates a mid 12 second quarter mile! The 427 engine option was intended to replace the 406 that Ford was using at the time for NASCAR applications was built to utilize the maximum displacement of 7 Liters that NASCAR allowed. All this power is translated through a be This gorgeous Galaxie is dressed in Corinthian White and only clocks an impressive 1,500 miles since it was restored. The restoration did an amazing job of preserving an American icon and this Galaxie shows just as good as it runs and drives. The collectability of the 1963 1/2 R Code Galaxie is definitely at investment grade and something worth holding on to. On the inside, you will find a very tidy, Black vinyl interior which provides many great amenities that give a great feeling when you are behind the wheel of your Galaxie R-Code. Only 3,857 1963 1/2 Galaxie R Codes left the assembly line and now is your rare opportunity to own one. For more information on this super rare classic, please call to speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff at 313-982-3100 or email us at

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1963 Ford Thunderbird

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Engine: 390 CID Bored .030
Transmission: Cruise-O-Matic
Mileage: 109,932 ( undocumented )

For sale in our St. Louis Showroom is a stainless steel over red 1963 Ford Thunderbird. The 390 CID V8 engine was bored 0.030 over and professionally rebuilt with Speed-Pro pistons/rings, King/Clevite bearings, ARP fasteners, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake and 750 CFM carburetor, Summit gold street-race oil pan, heads from a c4ae-g, and a c4ae-b (427) crank. All these additions and work have combined for an estimated 375 horsepower and 430 lb-ft torque! The professionally built Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission transfers the power to the Ford 9” rear end with 3.50 gears. This Thunderbird was built to participate on the Pro Touring circuit. On top of all the engine and transmission work, the brakes and suspension received a thorough look through. The top half of the car is wrapped in a custom vinyl wrap that appears like stainless steel, while the lower half is painted red, which combines for an interesting and unique look. The red vinyl interior is in good condition, free from major signs of wear. A neat feature to these Thunderbirds is the swing away steering wheel. Simply push the shifter to the right, slightly passed the park position, and the entire steering column will swing to the right, creating more room for the driver to exit the car. The odometer reads 109,932, while the actual mileage is unknown, about 5,500 miles have been put on the car since the recent restoration and engine work were complete. Options for this 1963 Ford Thunderbird include: Air Conditioning, AM Radio, Vinyl Interior, Seat Belts, Power Steering, Power Brakes, Swing-Away Steering Wheel, Radial Tires, and Aluminum/Alloy Wheels. This is a neat example of an early 60’s T-Bird, which has received excellent power improvement and is ready for a new owner to enjoy. To view this 1963 Ford Thunderbird in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit or our St. Louis Showroom. For more information please call 618-271-3000 or email

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Engine: 140 CID I6
Transmission: 3 Speed Automatic
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Engine: 302 CID V8
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
Mileage: 300 ( since rebuilt )

Gateway Classic Cars of Nashville is eagerly offering this stunning 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint for sale right now in our Tennessee showroom. This little hardtop presents itself very nicely in its original ‘Ming Green’ paintjob. However, this is one of those paintjobs that will start a debate at your local car show because in certain lights it looks more turquoise, or a mix between green and blue. The vinyl interior of this hot ride matches the exterior and is well-preserved in appearance. Much of the work done to this car recently has vastly improved how it drives. The current owner has shoveled in excess of $40,000 into a professional overhaul of this car and some of the highlights include Edelbrock Aluminum Heads, an Edelbrock Performer 4-barrel Carburetor with Electric Choke, SSBC Disc Brakes, a Northern Muscle Car Aluminum Radiator and a Mallory Electric Ignition. There is plenty more about this build we need to tell you, too! Powering this peppy Ford is a 302 CID V8 that was rebuilt in 2015 tied to a Bowler Performance 4R70W Transmission with overdrive. This Falcon for sale will keep you comfortable with fully functional Custom Vintage Air and it sounds the part too with a custom exhaust and dual chrome tips. This is a car that you will find hard to pass up once you see it and for the money it will be difficult to find a better example. This 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint for sale right now in our Nashville location is ready for its next owner and it has never looked better! Call our helpful and knowledgeable sales team today for more information or to schedule an appointment to view this vehicle in person at (615) 213-1800 or email us directly at

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Engine: 306 CID V8
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
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Transmission: Automatic
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