Results for: 390 V8

RealRides of WNY - 1966 Ford Galaxie 500

Hard to look at this 1966 Ford Galaxie 500and not think family car. Nothing fancy — although it wasn’t the cheapest big Ford sedan that year, as the Custom and Custom 500 models were a bit more plain. Ford, in its Buyer’s Digest of New Car Facts for 1966, told us that Families like its roominess and convenience, the luxuriously solid, smooth and quiet ride, the economy and total

RealRides of WNY - 1962 Ford Thunderbird

Waited around for a while to see if the owner of this 1962 Ford Thunderbirdwas going to come out of the home improvement store and bungee-cord a few sheets of plywood onto the car’s roof. Eventually had to leave before ever finding out. This was the second year for the T-Bird’s new pointed-front-end look. Sales were up over the ’61 models, but would drop a bit for 1963. All &rsqu

RealRides of WNY - 1969 Ford LTD

Lime Gold was a pretty popular color back when this1969 Ford LTDleft the factory. Although it’s doubtful that those fender skirts came from Dearborn, I’m not surprised to see them, as the LTD’s major competitors, the Chevy Caprice and the Plymouth VIP, both show them in their available equipment lists. Vinyl tops were still pretty much in vogue back in 1969, and it’s the ra

RealRides of WNY - 1961 Mercury Monterey

Caught this beautiful 1961 Mercury Monterey just as it was about to pull out of a Lewiston driveway one day last week. Its owners, Dave & Danielle, bought it a couple of months ago in Southern California. It has the original 390 V-8, with a high-rise manifold, headers, and a custom exhaust system. It looks and sounds great! Only 7,053 of these left the factory, making this another pretty rare