Geoff Stunkard
October 17, 2012

The Details


Craig & Rachel Pool's '62 Galaxie 500

Engine

  • 521ci FE
  • SCAT crankshaft
  • Eagle connecting rods and pistons
  • Edelbrock Performer RPM heads
  • Blue Thunder intake
  • Quickfuel Technology 950-cfm carburetor
  • Comp Cams solid roller camshaft
  • 1.73:1 rocker arms
  • Main girdle
  • Transmission
  • Keisler TKO-600 PerfectFit five-speed conversion
  • Keisler hydraulic clutch assembly, Spec clutch, Centerforce flywheel, Lakewood bellhousing

Rearend

  • Ford 9-inch with Traction-Lok
  • 3.50 gears
  • 28-spline axles

Exhaust

  • Custom built headers, 2-inch primary tubes, 3.5-inch collectors, 3.5-inch exhaust pipe to the rear axle, 3-inch over axle
  • 3-inch Dynomax super turbo mufflers

Suspension

  • Front and Rear both—Aldan Eagle adjustable coilover shocks
  • Front: Tubular control arms, antisway bar, Art Morrison spindles, Aldan Eagle coilover shocks
  • Rear: Triangulated four-bar suspension, antisway bar

Brakes

  • Front: Wilwood disc, 12.19-inch rotors, four-piston calipers
  • Rear: Wilwood disc, 12.19-inch rotors, four-piston calipers

Wheels

  • Front: OEM Wheels Mustang replicas, 17x9, anthracite center, polished lip, positive 24mm offset
  • Rear: OEM Wheels, Mustang replicas, 18x10, anthracite center, polished lip, positive 22mm offset

Tires

  • Front: Nitto NT555 Extreme ZR, P245/45ZR17
  • Rear: Nitto NT555R Extreme Drag, P305/40R18

Interior

  • Reworked instrument panel to accept Auto Meter gauges, AM/FM radio (CD and satellite ready), tinted windows, black vinyl headliner, black vinyl with charcoal tweed fabric inset, original padded dash, painted interior metal parts metallic black

Exterior

  • Sikkens custom mixed to match original Chestnut color, roof is Wimbledon White, removed dents from chrome molding; gold-plated original fender and grille ornaments, added engine size badges