This Month's Featured Ride - April 2011

Bill Carberry's 1959 Ford Galaxie

Click here for the Ride of the Month Archives

Year / Make / Model: 1959 Ford Galaxie
Owner:
Bill & Debbie Carberry
Year Purchased:
1978
Engine:
428 .030 over
Carburetion:
4 661
Transmission:
4 Speed
Rear:
4.56 or 3.00
Exhaust:
Factory 1964 Ford cast iron 427 headers
Frame:
Orginal style (replaced Feb 2010)
Suspension:
OEM
Paint:
2 tone '76 Caddy Edinburgh Green & Ford White
Interior:
OEM (bench seat is notched for shifter clearance)
Modifications:
A/C, MSD, SW gauges in instrument cluster, tube grill, traction bars.
Car History:
'79-'82: Body off chassis
'82: Converted 4 speed and completely rewired
'85: Put on road
'87: Removed '63 352 2 bbl and replaced with 390 4 bbl
'92: Both rocker panels, both fenders, passenger side quarter panel replaced and car repainted
'90's: Replaced 390 carb with Dual Quad high compression 390's
'99: Replaced HP 390 with 428
'00-'01: Repainted and replaced rocker panels
'10: Replaced chassis installed disc brakes


 
 
 

 
           
©2008 Long Island Street Rod Association
All content and photographs are protected under US and International Copyright Laws
No unauthorized use or reproduction.