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Old 11-14-2005, 11:00   #1 (permalink)
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1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

Hello All,

Does anyone know how many Ford Galaxie XL produced in 1968, that had the bucket seat and a console?
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Old 11-14-2005, 19:09   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

According to my stats book the 1968 500 XL body style 63C 2 door hardtop hit 50,048 and body style 76B (convertible) 6,066. Those were with buck seats and console. Thats also U.S production only.
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:14   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

Is That 6,066 Total? If So Any Idea How Many Non Convertibles Had The Bucket Seat Console Option
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Old 11-16-2005, 20:35   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

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Is That 6,066 Total? If So Any Idea How Many Non Convertibles Had The Bucket Seat Console Option
The non convertible or the 500 XL 2 dr Hardtop body style 63C, there were 50,048 produced, these would have had bucket seats, this was a fastback model.
The regular Galaxie 500 2 dr Hardtop body style 63B, there were 69,760 produced, this also was a the fastback model.Likely no bucket seats.
There was also a Galaxie 500 2 dr Hardtop Formal body style 65C (not a fastback model) in which there were 84,332 produced. These would have had bench seats too.
Now there was the 1968 LTD 2 dr Hardtop body style 65A Formal in which there were 54,163 produced, but I don't know if they had bucket seats or not, could have been an option on some models. Maybe someone else who reads this will know.
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Old 12-11-2006, 08:20   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

i have a 68 xl 2dr fast back love the car had it 9 years. its nice to know the numbers. i'm looking for the plastic shifter handle. mine fell apart.\
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Re: 1968 Ford Galaxie XL Production

Hello Ford Fans-
Does anybody need any 68 Ford XL Fastback parts. I recently purchased a complete car but it is too far gone for me to restore. Let me know and Iwill try to accommodate.
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Old 01-19-2007, 05:29   #7 (permalink)
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if you have the org horse shoe shifter handle i could use that.
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Send contact info on galaxie parts.

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Old 03-12-2009, 11:17   #9 (permalink)
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Have you tried Dearborn Classics? Page 53 of their catalog item #shk68A they have your plastic handle. Its $149.95 though. Hope that helps.
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