429 Thunder Jet: 1969 Ford Galaxie XL GT

Meet the Ford Galaxie XL – not a spaceship (not a Galaxy), but a wild 2-door beast packing a 429 cubic inch ThunderJet V8 engine, with rear sail panels pretending to be a racecar’s fastback roofline. Back when car designers were Picasso with wrenches, they birthed this massive marvel without caring about budgets or repair headaches. And the dashboard? Imagine all the cool buttons from a 50-mile radius crammed onto it – it’s like a space mission control for your trip to the corner store. The Galaxie XL: where size, style, and sanity took a back seat, and driving had a touch of intergalactic flair! Find this 1969 Ford Galaxie XL GT bidding for $8,300 with 3 days to go on ebay located in Tucson, AZ.

From the seller:

1969 Ford XL GT 429 Bucket Seats, A/C uninstalled / not functional, working hideaway headlights, tilt wheel, lots of option. Nice looking car. Solid original sheet metal for a 54 year old classic daily driver, floors, trunk and undercarriage have no rust. Great daily driver, extremely rare 429 4 barrel engine starts right up with the first turn of the key. Originally from Northern California but the past 20 years in has been garaged in Florida (clear Florida title in hand ready to sell), showing 55,000 miles. Chassis and floor boards are rust free, very solid through out most of the car (see pictures). Some rust on top rear of tail light housings and the lip of the hood as seen in pictures, also inside lip of the trunk lid is very rusty, doors are perfect. Runs and drives great, starts right up, shifts smooth, brakes are ok. Power windows and locks, tilt wheel, ac car, both driver and passenger windows are off trac but both front window motors work. It was recently purchase, definitely a driver quality classic project. Paint is very nice up close but has imperfections, with signs of it having an older restoration. Headliner, sunvisors, seats, carpet and dash in very nice condition. The car needs minor tlc, restore as you drive. 10 Day No Reserve Auction, low starting bid. Highest bidder wins!!!

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