Goodguys Ford Galaxie Giveaway Car!

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There is a new Goodguys Giveaway Car on the scene. It’s a low, lean and mean Muscle Machine and it is coming to a Goodguys national event near you! Designed by Eric Brockmeyer and hand-crafted by Legens Hot Rod Shop in Martin, Tennessee – the Goodguys 1963 ½ Ford Galaxie Giveaway Car has mega power, tight gaps, and a sinister stance. It has been four years since we have given away a Muscle Car and this one is going to make someone very, very happy. Thanks to George Poteet supplying the donor cars (it took two to build this one) the project made its debut Saturday, July 9th at the Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus.

The PPG Tan Galaxie features clean lines, muted bronze bumpers, and trim by Advanced Plating as well as other goodies from Dennis Carpenter. It can hold its own at the drag strip or on the AutoCross! Growling inside the smoothed engine bay is a potent Ford Racing Performance 5.0 Coyote V8 mated to a Tremec transmission resting inside a high-performance chassis from the Roadster Shop. Baer brakes fit snugly inside one-off color-matched Greening Auto Company wheels designed and cut by Jesse Greening himself. Greening also made the custom side trim.

The sporty brown leather interior, featuring Dakota Digital instruments, climate control by Vintage Air, a sporty Hurst shifter and a Kicker audio system was designed and stitched in-house at Legens.

The car will be on the road with the Goodguys big rig for the remainder of the 2016 season as well as the first half of the 2017 event season before being given away at the 20th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio July 7-9, 2017. Registered Goodguys participants have a shot at qualifying as a finalist to win the car through the Sunday Lucky Ticket program. Online entry will also be available soon. One current Goodguys member will also be pulled next summer to participate as an official finalist.

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Legens Hot Rods

In 2001, Legens started producing a few products and custom parts. We introduced our Fuel Filler Concealment Kit one year later. Our idea was simple, build a product that would solve problems for our clients and adapt them as a customer product. With hundreds of builds under our belt, they stepped out again in 2007 and purchased Don’s Hot Rods of Germantown, OH. They had about 120 street rod products which would expand our offering to more than 135 products. We moved all operations to Tennessee and began production.

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Eric Brockmeyer Design

In my career I've had the opportunity to work on some very exciting projects for some great clients. I had the privilege of working with the legendary Boyd Coddington providing him many designs from 2003 on, including many cars that were built on his Discovery Channel program "AMERICAN HOT ROD" Another incredible opportunity I had was to work with Johnson's Hot Rod Shop on the design and presentation of the 2009 Ridler winner "Deucenberg". I am also proud to have assisted in the design of the 2009 "street machine of the year" a 1962 Corvette roadster built by the Roadster Shop

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Roadster Shop

The Roadster Shop has been an industry mainstay for over 25 years in the chassis fabrication and turn key vehicle building market for street rods and muscle cars. By capturing the market with advances in design, engineering, and innovation, the Roadster Shop has continued its development of chassis and suspension products to the growing Muscle Car, pro-touring market. With full in-house design, engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing capabilities, we can provide a customer with an industry leading chassis product that exceeds all expectations.

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Ford Performance

Ford Performance is the Ford Motor Company's racing division and the multinational name used for its motorsport activity. Ford Performance Parts are used to enhance your performance vehicle with a wide variety of suspension, engine and cosmetic parts for any Ford platform.

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TREMEC

TREMEC’s products solve key challenges faced by the powertrain industry, including mandates for increased fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, lower weight, and compact size. Its technology answers the industry’s stringent requirements for reliability, cost, and ease-of-use – while providing fun-to-operate characteristics.

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Dennis Carpenter

Dennis Carpenter began manufacturing rubber seals, rubber bumpers, die cast chrome parts and metal stamped parts. In 1998 Ford granted us the honor to use the original Ford factory tooling for many parts that we make now. Today we have over 160 employees at our facility making and selling quality Ford parts. We now have 12 plastic injection molding machines, a rubber extruding operation, 54 rubber molding machines, 48 metal stamping presses, 2 zinc die casting machines, 3 roller mills and many other special machines for making quality parts in America

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Greening Auto

Greening Auto Company was established in 1999 by Jesse and Jeff Greening with the help of friends and family. “We are a father and son team that has been working hard for our clients producing two to three full builds a year with the help of our talented crew. Along with offering a full build service we also offer custom machining services for your needs. Constantly moving forward with our thinking and tooling, along with our attention to detail, is what sets us apart from the others.

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Advanced Plating

Restoring your plated parts to like new condition is much more than just dipping the part into a chrome tank. In order to get the results you expect, our plating experts go to great lengths to make sure your parts are as perfect as possible.

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Baer Performance

At Baer they pride themselves on building world class brake systems for a wide variety of applications and uses. Like most companies they have a large array of products and one of the most common questions they get is “what is right for me?”

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Dakota Digital

Dakota Digital is the world's leading supplier of Vacuum Fluorescent digital instrumentation! Since its inception, Dakota Digital has been a leader in the development of exciting products for an exciting industry. Designing and manufacturing innovative products is our passion!

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BFGoodrich Tires

When you choose a tire, you’re choosing how much fun you can have in the driver’s seat. And if you can appreciate higher performance, BFGoodrich® brand is the tire for you. Decades of motorsports success have helped us develop tires to give you the grip and control that your spirited driving demands — either on-road or off. Because the more control you have, the more fun you’ll have too.

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K&N Filters

K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and air intakes in over 30 countries.

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Strange Engineering

Strange Engineering is a family company that has been manufacturing driveline and suspension components for many forms of racing and hi-performance vehicles since 1964. Strange Engineering is a market leader in the drag racing and hi-performance oval racing markets.

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Ron Francis Wiring

We are dedicated to providing a broad spectrum of quality electrical products along with exemplary customer service to make your experience with us a memorable one. We also provide excellent technical assistance to troubleshoot any questions you may have along the way.

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Be Cool

Cooling monster motors, especially when faced with common problems like tight spaces and small grille openings can be a challenge. Be Cool’s cooling technology produces radiators that are 40% lighter than conventional O.E.M. units, yet have greater cooling power. High-quality Be Cool radiators are 100% made in the North America. Most are made for specific applications, fit without the need for major modifications, and are compatible with all coolants.

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AFCO

More than 30 years ago, AFCO racing and performance parts first answered the simple need for better racing suspension. AFCO shocks and suspension components quickly earned a reputation for giving a racing team an advantage. Today, the AFCO advantage can be found in thousands of performance products for not only suspension, but also for exhaust, brakes and cooling.

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United Pacific

United Pacific strives to provide today’s drivers with innovative and exciting products that deliver exceptional performance and value. With our international background and expertise, we search the globe for the best and most reliable products. However, as an American company, we believe and support the American way of life. Look for the “Assembled in the USA” label on many of our products. Although the components are manufactured overseas, the products, bearing the “Assembled in the USA” labels, are hand assembled with pride in the United States.

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Ricks Tanks

With our extensive line of production fuel tanks, Rick’s specializes in, but is not limited to, mid 50’s through early 70’s hot rods, classics, muscle cars and trucks. Our tanks are made using 303/304 grade, mill certified stainless steel. Each tank is machine formed, hand-assembled, and TIG welded in-house to ensure superior quality. From the most basic features to technical cambering and multiple pumps, Rick’s has got you covered.

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Balls Rod & Custom/Vintage Glass

Vintage Glass manufactures domestic windshields, side and back glass for all your pre-1980 street rod, custom/classic, muscle car and truck needs. By providing the highest quality products in a timely manner we are able to enjoy one of the highest customer satisfaction rates in the industry.

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Flaming River

Each of our products is designed to incorporate new parts... absolutely nothing is rebuilt. This ensures we can maintain stringent quality standards, improve the design and offer long range product availability. Over the past 20 years, we have designed many award winning products including the tilt steering column program and the Rack and Pinion Cradle Kits which have both won SEMA's Best New Product Awards.

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Newport Engineering

New Port Engineering has been making replacement kits for wipers, taking those old vacuum motors and replacing them with 12-volt electric. Instead of relying on a universal kit, our assemblies are designed to fit the specific year and model for your car or truck. In being so specific we try to make installation as easy as possible for you, avoiding any extra modifications on your part. Our applications are designed to mount in the stock location and use the existing linkage and transmissions or OEM cables.

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Performance Rod & Custom

Performance Rod & Custom uses only the finest cores and materials in the industry and the in-house fabrication and testing ensures that PRC products are unmatched in both performance and appearance.

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Speedway Motors

Speedway Motors is America’s Oldest Speed Shop® and has been a trusted source for specialty rodding and racing products and friendly expert advice for 60 years.

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Wise Guys Seating

Wise Guys provides custom seating, frame and foam solutions, and seat upholstery for Hot Rods, Muscle Cars and Street Rods throughout the world.

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GT Performance

GT Performance is the new name in steering wheels, but not new to the business. The "Steering Wheels Experts" at GT have over 40 years' experience in steering wheel design and manufacturing.

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Lokar Performance

For over two decades Lokar has manufactured products of the highest quality, exceeding industry standards, raising the bar for quality products and leading the way for a better automotive aftermarket.

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Powermaster

Powermaster tests every starter and alternator on their custom manufactured starter and alternator dynos. Whether in your race car, street vehicle, off-roader, motorcycle or boat, rest assured Powermaster will get you started and keep you going, guaranteed!

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Flowmaster Exhaust

Flowmaster is committed to delivering the best exhaust products to the market. They are the leader in exhaust technology and have the highest advanced manufacturing experience in the automotive industry.

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PPG Paints

PPG Industries is an American global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass, and fiberglass.

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Optima Batteries

OPTIMA® products offer unstoppable power for extreme enthusiasts and others who require THE ULTIMATE POWER SOURCE.TM

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Vintage Air

Vintage Air offers the most comprehensive line of high performance air conditioning components designed for street rods, sport trucks and performance cars.

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Meguiar's

Meguiar's has earned the trust of millions of consumers and professional detailers by producing the finest surface and car care products in the world.

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Grundy Insurance

Grundy Insurance offers Agreed Value coverage for everything important in your world.

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3M Products

3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.

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Kicker Stereo

KICKER produces high-performance car audio, vehicle specific solutions.

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Dynamat

Dynamat, a Dynamic Control brand, is recognized by consumers around the world as a quality product for solutions to unwanted noise and vibration. The Dynamat brand maintains the dominant market share in Car Audio and Automotive Restoration acoustic solutions. Dynamic Control also provides a broad range of unique product solutions for home acoustics, computers, appliances, and Original Equipment Manufacturers.

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Nu-Relics

Looking for top quality dependable power windows for your Classic Cars, Classic Trucks, Muscle Cars, Street Rod or Hot Rods? Nu-Relics manufactures direct bolt in gear driven windows for classic cars. The power window conversion kits are truly make and model specific - designed for the regulator to work like the original manual regulator with correct bolt patterns and arm lengths. Installation is easy – unbolt the manual regulator. Reverse the process and bolt in the power regulator in the exact same location. Nu-Relics hot rod electric window kit is available for vehicles from 1928 – 1948. Muscle cars and classic car power window conversion kits are available for Tri-Fives, Camaros, Chevelles, Mustangs, Novas, Impalas, Cudas, Challengers and more.

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Bowler Performance

Bowler Performance Transmissions got its start in 1963 as a small family owned transmission shop serving the local community. When the business was passed down from Father to Son the quality and service remained the same; however, through Mark Bowler’s passion for performance vehicles the customer base began to grow into what it is today. They are a unique transmission shop that can custom tailor a transmission package specifically for you and your ride. Whether it be Pro-touring, street rod, muscle car, or an extreme custom ride we’ve got you covered.

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Sanderson Headers

Since 1964, we have been building and installing the best exhaust system components on every imaginable type of car, truck, street rod, custom and kit car. Our headers can be found in magazines, at car shows and events around the world.

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Unisteer

Unisteer® Performance Products is a manufacturer of specialty steering systems and steering components for street rods, classic cars & muscle cars as well a large variety of custom vehicles. Unisteer® Performance is a division of Maval Ind, and is supported Maval’s stellar manufacturing, engineering, and R&D capabilities.

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Lucas Oil

Lucas is also one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. A premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives has helped to firmly establish Lucas as a prominent figure in this marketplace.

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QuietRide Solutions

The company is the original creator of the firewall insulator panels, which covers the interior firewall bulkhead, and separates the engine compartment from the passenger cabin. The first firewall products were made with hand-laid fiberglass, through a very labor-intensive process. Initial products focused on cars and trucks built by General Motors and MOPAR.

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California Car Cover

The company is a strong supporter of classic car shows and NHRA drag racing events around the country. Members of the California Car Cover Crew can be spotted year round at the largest auto enthusiast events from coast to coast. We also host a number of car shows at our facility to generate interest in classic cars and to raise funds for local charities.

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Clayton Machine Works

With a true commitment to design, quality and excellence, Clayton Machine Works is taking it to the next level by creating some of the most innovative hot rod parts available.

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Evercoat

Evercoat has invested heavily in technology, allowing us to be first to market with many leading products. Rage ® was the first stain-free body filler, Quantum 1® was the first 10:1 filler technology and Rage Ultra™ is the first filler using Eco Resin™, an environmentally friendly resin which also provides superior sanding capabilities. Now we lead the industry in the use of “green” technology. Additionally we have been first to market with high build polyester primers, polyester glazing putty, light weight pourable glazing putty, unique packaging, direct to paint and time-saving body repair SOPs

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Quicktime Bellhousing

QuickTime, part of Holley Performance, is the leading bellhousing manufacturer in the world, with models for more than 4,000 applications, each about half the weight of and considerably stronger than ordinary bellhousings.

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Hurst

Hurst proudly maintains a wide variety of exceptional shifter products for the performance enthusiast including automatic shifters, legendary Hurst manual shifters, Hurst shifter knobs, and shifter handles. When you purchase a Hurst Shifter or any other Hurst Elite Series performance products, you are purchasing a piece of legendary Hurst heritage and quality. Hurst manufactures only the best top quality-engineered products to fit the needs of you, the performance enthusiast.

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