We’re having engine week at Hagerty, and for 4/27 we want to talk about your favorite Ford vehicle with a 427 cid V8 under the hood! So what say you? A/C Cobra, Ford GT-40, Shelby Mustang, or something more...obscure?
Since my first car was a 1965 Galaxie 500 LTD (not a hot rod with that 352 V8) I always have a soft spot for the 7-liter version: https://www.mecum.com/lots/SC0515-214208/1965-ford-galaxie-500/
I love my 65. While it isn't a big block, it is a bucket seat console interior with the reclining passenger seat. When the 289 dies, I am going the 427 route but by different means, a stroked 351w. That may be a while as she only has 48,000 documented miles ( my Dad un-kniwingly bought it from.a friend of mine back home and gave the car to me)
I think the change from the buggy sprung leaf spring system to the three link with coils also made a big difference as my example stays very flat through the turns for such a big car.