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1964 Ford Galaxie
1964 Ford Galaxie 500 XL

1964 Ford Galaxie

The Galaxie 500 was the top trim level for the 64 Ford and included all Custom trim, plus chrome fender, window frames and a full length chrome strip. The 500 XL featured all components of the 500 including bucket seats and a floor mounted transmission shifter plus a standard 289 cid V8 engine with 195 hp.

When it came to station wagons, the Country Sedan was the base level while the Country Squire was a step above. Both had features that mirrored the 500 and 500 XL.

 

1964 Ford Galaxie Production and Specifications

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Galaxie 500 Six-Cyl Series
V 62 4 Dr Town Sedan $2,667 3,676 lbs 196,805*
V 61 2 Dr Club Sedan $2,613 3,576 lbs 13,041*
V 64 4 Dr Town Victoria $2,739 3,691 lbs 49,242*
V 66 2 Dr Club Victoria $2,674 3,586 lbs 206,996*
V 65 2 Dr Convertible $2,936 3,761 lbs 37,311*
Galaxie 500 V-8 Series
N/A 62 4 Dr Town Sedan $2,776 3,672 lbs 196,805*
N/A 61 2 Dr Club Sedan $2,722 3,572 lbs 13,041*
N/A 64 4 Dr Town Victoria $2,848 3,667 lbs 49,242*
N/A 66 2 Dr Club Victoria $2,763 3,582 lbs 206,996*
N/A 65 2 Dr Convertible $3,045 3,757 lbs 37,311*
Galaxie 500 XL Series
N/A 60 4 Dr Town Victoria $3,287 3,722 lbs 14,661
N/A 68 2 Dr Club Victoria $3,222 3,622 lbs 58,306
N/A 69 2 Dr Convertible $3,484 3,787 lbs 15,169
Station Wagon Six-Cyl Series
V 72 4 Dr Country Sedan - 6P $2,829 3,975 lbs 68,578**
V 74 4 Dr Country Sedan - 9P $2,933 3,985 lbs 25,661**
V 76 4 Dr Country Squire - 6P $3,018 3,990 lbs 23,570**
V 78 4 Dr Country Squire - 9P $3,088 4,000 lbs 23,120**
Station Wagon V8 Series
N/A 72 4 Dr Country Sedan - 6P $2,938 3,971 lbs 68,578**
N/A 74 4 Dr Country Sedan - 9P $3,042 3,981 lbs 25,661**
N/A 76 4 Dr Country Squire - 6P $3,127 3,986 lbs 23,570**
N/A 78 4 Dr Country Squire - 9P $3,197 3,996 lbs 23,120**

Notes:

* Total series output included ALL Galaxie 500 6-cylinders and V8s. Ford did not have a breakdown for individual models and their engine size.
** Total series output included ALL Galaxie Station Wagon 6-cylinders and V8s. Ford did not have a breakdown for individual models and their engine size.

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Galaxie 119 in 209.9 in - - - 7.50 x 14

Vin Number Decoding - 1960 - 1969 Ford (All Models)

Location: stamped on top upper flange of left front fender apron. Located on top of dash visible through windshield. On lock face of left front door.
 
First Symbol - Year
0 = 1960 1 = 1961 2 = 1962 3 = 1963 4 = 1964 5 = 1965 6 = 1966 7 = 1967 8 = 1968 9 = 1969
Second Symbol - Assembly Plant
A = Atlanta L = Michigan Truck
B = Oakville N = Norfolk
C = Ontario P = Twin Cities
D = Dallas R = San Jose
E = Mahwah S = Pilot Plant
F = Dearborn T = Metuchen
G = Chicago U = Louisville
H = Lorain W = Wayne
J = Los Angeles Y = Wixom
K = Kansas City Z = St. Louis
Third & Fourth Symbol - Body Series
01 = Mustang 2 Dr Hardtop 51 = Ford 4 Dr Sedan (Custom)
02 = Mustang 2 Dr Fastback 52 = Ford 2 Dr Sedan (Custom 500)
03 = Mustang 2 Dr Convertible 53 = Ford 4 Dr Sedan (Custom 500)
10 = Falcon 2 Dr Sedan 54 = Ford 4 Dr Sedan (Galaxie 500)
11 = Falcon 4 Dr Sedan 55 = Ford 2 Dr Fastback (Galaxie 500)
12 = Falcon Station Wagon 56 = Ford 4 Dr Hardtop (Galaxie 500)
20 = Falcon 2 Dr Sedan (Futura) 57 = Ford Convertible (Galaxie 500)
21 = Falcon 4 Dr Sedan (Futura) 58 = Ford 2 Dr Hardtop (Galaxie 500)
22 = Falcon 2 Dr Sedan (Bucket Seats) 60 = Ford 2 Dr Fastback (XL)
23 = Falcon Station Wagon (Futura) 61 = Ford Convertible (XL)
30 = Fairlane 2 Dr Hardtop 62 = Ford 2 Dr Hardtop (LTD)
31 = Fairlane 4 Dr Sedan 63 = Ford 2 Dr Fastback Coupe
32 = Fairlane Station Wagon 64 = Ford 4 Dr Sedan (LTD)
33 = Fairlane 2 Dr Hardtop (500) 65 = Ford 2 Dr Hardtop Coupe
34 = Fairlane 4 Dr Sedan (500) 66 = Ford 4 Dr Hardtop (LTD)
35 = Fairlane 2 Dr Fastback (500) 70 = Ford Station Wagon (Ranch Wagon - 6P)
36 = Fairlane Convertible (500) 71 = Ford Station Wagon (Custom 500 Ranch Wagon - 6P)
37 = Fairlane Station Wagon (500) 72 = Ford Station Wagon (Custom 500 Ranch Wagon - 10P)
38 = Fairlane Station Wagon (Squire) 73 = Ford Station Wagon (Country Squire - 6P)
40 = Fairlane 2 Dr Fastback (500 XL) 74 = Ford Station Wagon (Country Sedan - 10P)
41 = Fairlane Convertible (500 XL) 75 = Ford Station Wagon (Country Squire -6P)
42 = Fairlane 2 Dr Fastback (500 GT) 76 = Ford Station Wagon (Country Squire -10P)
43 = Fairlane Convertible (500 GT) 76 = Fairlane Convertible
47 = Fairlane Ranchero 83 = Thunderbird 2 Dr Hardtop
48 = Fairlane Ranchero (500) 84 = Thunderbird 2 Dr Hardtop (Landau)
49 = Fairlane Ranchero (GT) 87 = Thunderbird 4 Dr Hardtop (Landau)
Fifth Symbol - Engine
A = 8-289 Q = 8-427
B = 6-240 R = 8-427
C = 8-289 S = 8-390
E = 6-240 T = 6-200
F = 8-260 U = 6-170
J = 8-302 V = 6-240
K = 8-289 W = 8-427
L = 8-221 X = 8-352
M = 8-390 Y = 8-390
N = 8-429 Z = 8-390
P = 8-428  
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Starting at 100001
Code Transmission Type
1 3-Speed Manual
5 4-Speed Manual (std. ratio) 2.78 1st.
6 4-Speed Manual (opt. ratio) 2.32 1st.
T Cruise-O-Matic (FMX-L)
U C6 Automatic (aluminum 1 piece case)
W C4 Automatic (aluminum 2 piece case)
X Cruise-O-Matic (C.I. case)
Y Cruise-O-Matic(C.I. case)
Z C6 Automatic Special (aluminum 1 piece case)

Paint Codes - Exterior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

A - Raven Black
Lucite® Code - 88
Duco® Code - 44
Dulux® Code - 93-005

N - Diamond Blue
Lucite® Code - 2770L
Duco® Code - 2770
Dulux® Code - 93-830203H

B - Pagoda Green
Lucite® Code - 4495L
Duco® Code - 4495
Dulux® Code - 93-96938

P - Praire Bronze
Lucite® Code - 4603L
Duco® Code - 4603
Dulux® Code - 181-97250
C - Pace Car White (Mustang only)
Lucite® Code - 4356L
Duco® Code - 4356
Dulux® Code - 93-95922
Q - Brittany Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4485L
Duco® Code - 4485
Dulux® Code - 181-96928
D - Dynasty Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4486L
Duco® Code - 4486
Dulux® Code - 181-96929
R - Phoenician Yellow
Lucite® Code - 4491LH
Duco® Code - 4491
Dulux® Code - 93-96934

E - Silver Mink Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4280
Duco® Code - 4280
Dulux® Code - 181-95602

S - Cascade Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4287LH
Duco® Code - 4287H
Dulux® Code - 181-95609

F - Arcadian Blue
Lucite® Code - 4070L
Duco® Code - 4070
Dulux® Code - 93-94122

T - Navajo Beige
Lucite® Code - 4489L
Duco® Code - 4489
Dulux® Code - 93-96932

F - Guardsman Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4483L
Duco® Code - 4483
Dulux® Code - 181-96926

U - Patrician Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4297L
Duco® Code - 4297
Dulux® Code - 181-17008

G - Praire Tan
Lucite® Code - 4493L
Duco® Code - 4493
Dulux® Code - 93-96936

V - Sunlight Yellow
Lucite® Code - 4601LH
Duco® Code - 4601
Dulux® Code - 93-97258

H - Caspian Blue Metallic
L Lucite® Code - 4289LH
Duco® Code - 4289H
Dulux® Code - 181-95805

W - Rose Beige Metallic #2
Lucite® Code - 4498L
Duco® Code - 4498
Dulux® Code - 181-96942
I - Florentine Green
Lucite® Code - 4492L
Duco® Code - 4492
Dulux® Code - 93-96935

X - Vintage Burgundy Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4490LM
Duco® Code - 4490H
Dulux® Code - 181-96933H

J - Rangoon Red
Lucite® Code - 4294LM
Duco® Code - 4294H
Dulux® Code - 93-95616H

Y - Skylight Blue
Lucite® Code - 4484L
Duco® Code - 4484
Dulux® Code - 93-96927

K - Silver Smoke Gray Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4482L
Duco® Code - 4482
Dulux® Code - 181-96925

Z - Chantilly Beige Metallic
Lucite® Code - 4488L
Duco® Code - 4488
Dulux® Code - 181-96931

L - Samoan Coral
Lucite® Code - 4494LH
Duco® Code - 4494
Dulux® Code - 93-96937
3 - Poppy Red (Mustang only)
Lucite® Code - 4602LH
Duco® Code - 4602H
Dulux® Code - 93-97249H
M - Wimbledon White
Lucite® Code - 4480L
Duco® Code - 4480
Dulux® Code - 93-96923
   
NOTE: The first letter of a two-letter paint code identifies the body color. The second letter identifies the roof color. (For example, the combination YM on a Ford would indicate the body finished in Skylight Blue and the roof area in Wimbledon White.) Paint code for all models are shown on the plate on the rear face of the left front door.
 

Paint Codes - Interior Colors

Color Name / Code Color Image Color Name / Code Color Image

Light Beige Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9039LH

Dark Turquoise Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9043LH

Medium Beige Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9051LH

Medium Silver Mink Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9052LH

Dark Beige Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9044LH

Light Blue Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9055LH

Light Palomino Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9040LH

Light Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9035LH
Medium Palomino Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9054LH
Medium Blue Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9094LH
Light Aztec Gold Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9047LH
Dark Blue Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9042LH
Medium Green Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9093LH
Light Rose Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9036LM
Dark Aztec Gold Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9046LH
Dark Rose Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9045LM
Light Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9038LH
Red
Lucite® Code - 9091LM
Light Turquoise Metallic (Thunderbird only)
Lucite® Code - 9092LH
Black
Lucite® Code - 88

Medium Turquoise Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9053LH

Light Silver Mink Metallic
Lucite® Code - 9037LH

NOTE: To obtain a gloss comparable to the original interior finish add approximately 1 oz DuPont #4528 flattening compound to a pint of unreduced color.

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