Barrett-Jackson | 13-Oct-2016 | Las Vegas 2016 | Venue : Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Category : Classic Cars
Lot No. : 147
Year : 1963
Engine Size : 427CI
Transmission : Manual
Interior : BLUE
Chassis No. : 3J66X165033
No longer available - Sold or withdrawn from sale


Lot #147 - This Galaxie has had a full body-off restoration to show-standards and all parts have been either reconditioned or replaced. It is virtually a new car with about 500 miles on it since completion. This car is upgraded using a 427ci low-rise motor with original block, C3AE heads, crankshaft, rods, original factory intake and new aluminum radiator. It is also equipped with dual carburetors and the air cleaner has been fully machined. It was balanced and blueprinted at 452ft/lbs of torque at 4,200 rpm with 428 peak bhp at 5,600 rpm. A dynamometer report is provided. It has new stainless headers as well as new exhaust pipes and mufflers. It features T10 4-speed transmission with a NOS Hurst shifter, all NOS gears, Lakewood bellhousing, new tail shaft and universal joints. It has a new Currie 9 rear end with 31-spline axles, heavy-duty case, TrueTrac limited-slip differential and new Eaton rear springs. Braking is provided by new power-assisted disc brakes on all 4-wheels with new brake lines. It has five new American Racing wheels. The chassis was sand-blasted and powder-coated as were the suspension components. It has all-new and reconditioned suspension, steering components and shock absorbers. The fuel system features a new tank and fuel lines. The body was removed, sandblasted and all panels were fully restored. The whole body was primed and blocked three times, painted completely inside and out with BASF R-M Uno HD, color-sanded and polished. The exterior features fiberglass R-code hood, front fenders, deck lid, front and rear bumpers. It has all-new wiring, rubber weatherstrips and dash pad as well as new front windscreen and door glass. The interior has all-new upholstery and trim with leather-covered front and rear seats, new carpets throughout and Dynamat insulation on all floors. Other touches include new mirrors, door handles, window winders, scuff plates, emblems, locks, headlights as well as park and tail light lenses.