Wayne Cook
January 1, 2009
Photos By: Bill Erdman

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The Details
Bob Brejack's '66 Galaxie 500

Engine

  • 5.0L SEFI V-8
  • 4.00-inch bore
  • 3.00-inch stroke
  • Forged aluminum pistons
  • Hydraulic roller camshaft
  • 9.0:1 compression ratio
  • Stock E7TE cast-iron cylinder heads
  • 1.78-inch intake valves
  • 1.46-inch exhaust valves
  • Ford EEC IV electronic fuel injection
  • 225 hp @ 4,200 rpm
  • 300 lb-ft torque @ 3,000 rpm

Transmission

  • Borg Warner T-5 five-speed
  • Custom clutch linkage

Rearend

  • 9-inch axle
  • Traction-Lok differential
  • 28-spline axles
  • 3.70 gears

Exhaust

  • Factory cast-iron K-style exhaust manifolds
  • Modified 5.0 {{{Mustang}}} H-pipe
  • 2 1/2-inch exhaust system
  • Flowmaster mufflers

Suspension

  • Front: OE rebuilt including new coil springs, Monroe Gas Matic shock absorbers, heavy-duty antisway bar
  • Rear: Coil springs, Monroe Gas Matic shock absorbers, heavy-duty rear antisway bar

Brakes

  • Front: 11-inch disc
  • Rear: OE drum

Wheels

  • Front: American Racing chrome reverse steel, Baby Moon hubcaps, 15x7
  • Rear: American Racing chrome reverse steel, Baby Moon hubcaps, 15x7

Tires

  • Front: General, P225/70R15
  • Rear: General, P225/70R15

Interior

  • Custom interior by Custom Corner of Clifton, New Jersey, Silver and gray vinyl and velour
  • Ford XL bucket seats and center console
  • Sears aftermarket air conditioning
  • factory instrumentation with sweep speedometer
  • Auto Meter Gauges
  • factory AM radio

Exterior

  • Bermuda Blue base/clear, 5.0 emblems