The result would be that while the second generation would be the Ford van with the shortest production run of them all, it was also the one that set the pattern for how every domestic van would be packaged right up to the present day. The Econoline was unveiled for 1961 model year and until today, its descendants are still manufactured. Alas…I entered the Navy with it, and immediately upon arrival in Cali, the three-speed quit. Some parts include relpacement set of of inner door panels - both the hard fiberglass that runs along the upper inside, both sides, and the lower vinyl panels with hard panel backboards. Although rusty and battered, it was a solid, reliable runner — and made me a van convert, for all the usefulness. But before he finishes this one, he has a lot of rusted metal to deal with on the lower third of the body. This is a 1 ton vehicle.
The carburator installed works well - but prior to warm up the automatic choke is not working properly. Thanks for putting this significant design into perspective. As a kid, I delivered newspapers for the Independent-Journal Marin County, Cal. I am not sure that there is, and I include Vegas. Our extensive inventory of floor pans make it easy to find the part you need to maintain, repair, or upgrade your Econoline. The only imperfection related to integrity is the battery tray has deteriorated due to years of battery drainage.
A shorty six-cylinder one just like this was going to be the one I took, for obvious reasons. This van has so much potential - so much fun. In May of 1954, a group of unknown musicians released a new record. So please take a look at our Econoline parts selection. Its packaging involved placing the driver and possibly a passenger atop the front wheels, with a covered engine right between them.
I saw a police-pursuit video of a stolen Dodge van — 1990s vintage — being chased over city streets at about 60, or 100 kph. Not being a truck guy, I had only a vague idea of the Twin-I-Beam front end. We would switch drivers while hurtling down the interstate at 75 mph. The most solid vehicle i have seen yet. Because they really were revolutionary, in a quiet sort of way. The fuel sending unit works well - it was tested. They are available to replace and assume the job of your damaged, dented or outdated Ford Econoline parts.
The point is, that sometimes the world changes in a fundamental way, and nobody really notices until later. No sense in being extravagent. They are all in great shape. But if you want to make it more stylish, there are plenty of Ford Econoline parts and accessories which you can install. Then, exiting driver holds wheel while entering driver slides into the seat and buckles up. I'm not sure what its purpose is actually.
It was still orange inside. This van has been catching my eye by periodically sitting in a parking lot along a busy highway. There is a mini documentary about it, and its descendents, on YouTube. I lined the inside with insulation and plywood. Surf shop decals on the rear windows are a nice touch.
I wonder what that did to the handling , especially steering? However, I recommend the new owner drop the tank, and slightly bend the float arm so that it spans the highs and lows a lot better. This is a 1 ton vehicle. Of course, this should be fixed prior to driving on public roads. I knew his was a V-8 from the sound of the idle and take off. The vehicles in Ford Econoline range boast of auto parts and vehicle systems that are really in proper working condition. All 4 tires hold air well - but the fronts are quite bare and should not be driven too much more or they could explode at any time.
You'll surely be surprised by the variety of options. Included in the sale is many extra econoline parts from a donor van. All of the glass is good except for one of the side passenger doors that has broken glass - this will need to be repaired. His van exhibited a kind of rust that I soon realized was a unique signature of these second generation Econolines: the little dots where body stresses pulled at the spot welds around the rear wheel arches. The rear gas tank was flushed and works well - but the fuel gage does not read as accurately as I like. These vans are etched pretty deeply into my memory.