Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Gravitational Pull: 1969 Ford Galaxie XL 429

The New Horizon's probe, originally launched in 2006, has completed its flyby of the hunk of rock known as Pluto (apparently Pluto lost its membership in the Planet Club after showing up to the annual awards dinner completely drunk and without pants...never change Pluto, never change) and has moved on to exploring other giant celestial objects, and today we've got some pictures hot off the digital analyzers of something called a Ford.  Find this 1969 Ford Galaxie XL 429 here on eBay bidding for $6,600 with 1 day to go, located in Parkersburg, IA.

Preliminary analysis of the photographs indicates painted steel covering 80% of the surface, another 10% vinyl and the remainder appears to be chrome.  During times of reduced solar energy two spots in the grill-like northern pole flip open to reveal an internal energy source.  It looks very original for an old planet.

Advanced magnetic field measurements have determined that planet Galaxie is powered by a core of pure 429 cubic inch ThunderJet V8 that is rated at 360 horsepower and 480 ft-lbs of torque. This is mated to an automatic gearbox to allow for leisurely orbit.  No sense rushing things when you are this far out in the solar system..

This Galaxie has not be inhabited by any extraterrestrials in the past few years, it wears the original seat covers and looks like it hasn't been disturbed much since it formed from a swirling cloud of asteroids. 

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1 comment:

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