This bruiser caught my eye very easily, I’ve got a soft spot for Galaxies and this is a real beauty, not to mention it has the ideal spec and condition. 1963 and a half with a 7.0 litre V8 attached to a manual gearbox and a switchable exhaust, this is the kind of car you feel in your chest as well as hear it. Its been built in recent years and it looks like someone has sunk a huge amount of time and money into this project. The car also has a great write up which explains exactly how the car was built and how it came from the factory too, and even better than that is that there is a couple of videos (which show the switchable exhaust brilliantly too). The buy it now price of just under £28,000 doesn’t seem at all unreasonable to me, for a car of this quality and specification you could easily pay a lot more (especially if you try and build it yourself!). Well worth looking at but you might have to try and get there before me…..
Some people love a tribute car, and I don’t normally count myself among them. I couldn’t keep track of the amount of times I’ve rolled my eyes at yet another General Lee – those cars should have their own character. This Ford Galaxie however pays homage to the car raced by Dan Gurney in the 1963 Daytona 500 NASCAR race. Apparently all that is needed to complete the look is big zeros on the roof and doors. Continue reading “Cool eBay Find #108”