It is equipped with a C4 auto. 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. After seeing this old bus off and on for months now, I finally found the time to get off the highway and find my way into the parking lot. I do not believe that there was even a headliner behind the front seats. I went to the junkyard and bought a seat out of a cutlass with seat belts and put that along the drivers side wall. Then, exiting driver holds wheel while entering driver slides into the seat and buckles up.
Bottom Line recommended Great product for the price and engineering. It was easy to drive, easy to park and had plenty of pep. Found a 1971 partly-customized Econoline…240 six, same three on the tree. The Falcon-based Econolines have long had a retro-chic kind of respect. But although his taste differs from mine, I salute him.
The 3rd gen really did feel like a big car instead of a truck. And Bill Cosby did some of the ads as well, about the same time as or right before he started doing the Jello Pudding ads. The craftsmanship of the Felpro brand is one of a kind. It has a 240 straight six cyl. It was a delivery van that had been customized with a giant rear side window , carpeting, and a comfy bench seat that folded into a bed.
You may just find that car of your dreams. I spent a lot of time both riding in and driving both of them. These pictures were taken on a cloudy day and do not fairly representthe outstanding shine and burst of color this van has. Find it in Apple Valley, California. Color-keyed rubber mats on the floor, even. Is there a vehicle from that time period with a lower survival rate than these? A 300 and three-on-the-tree — taught me the joys of simplicity and lugging as a driving technique.
Our Wheel Nuts and Locks are easy to use and engineered to last. Fun Times getting bounced along the floor of that van sliding around corners Charley Horsing the kid sitting next to you! If you like you may text me at 1-864-313-2908. The shocks were shot and the roof would flex and pop in the wind. We would switch drivers while hurtling down the interstate at 75 mph. If you happen to be out of our toll-free calling area call us on our regular number at 1-864-862-4423. The 300 cid inline 6 was mated to a three speed column shifted transmission.
The winter time ritual was to put about 1000 pounds of ballast in the back to give something resembling traction. Pricing subject to change without notice. Even before the rust started, the smooth bodysides would soon be dimpled where the stresses of the vehicle pulled at the valiant little spot welds, as they heroically held their ground. Although the second generation Econoline was not that much longer, it was a fair amount wider. The thing was hot in the summer, cold in the winter, and noisy year round.
We are located in the northwestern part of South Carolina 20 minutes south-east of Greenville. Find replacement parts and upgrades for your 1969 Ford E-200 Econoline. Note Car is Actually Located at a Professional International Car Shipping Business - They can Arrange Freight to Anywhere in the World - at Buyers Expense of Course!!!! A trip on an icy side street had me do a 180 when I touched the brakes. . With its two wheelbases 105.
Felpro is a great company and one of my favorite Gasket companies to buy from. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle. The driving position was much like I imagined would be in a city bus — with upright seating and a nearly horizontal steering wheel. The van T-boned a Cadillac; actually had the rear axle lift off the pavement about ten feet; then settle back. Buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due plus applicable fees and taxes within 5 days of the close of the auction. It is a solid, ust free, ependable shop, amping or car show ready transportation. I might consider a possible trade what do you have? Enough room to carry tools and a couple kids.
I wonder what that did to the handling , especially steering? One evening while hanging out with the guys, one of them mentioned that the van was getting very poor mileage and power. Although rusty and battered, it was a solid, reliable runner — and made me a van convert, for all the usefulness. It's a real eye catcher and very useful! Never had one break or shrink on any of my rebuilding. I hope to see you soon. It was an 86 with the extended rear and had a 300 six and a C6.
I've ran Felpro Gasket sets for years on high performance engines with out any trouble or worrying that they may or may not leak. As if one was not enough, the redesigned van would bring a second paradigm shift: the second generation Econoline would no longer be passenger-car based. Give me a call on my toll-free number at 1-866-942-7716 so we can talk person to person about this car. If you are doing a Dodge van like me don't forget to add your adjuster pin and spring cable guide before assembly. Monday through Saturday; no Sunday edition in those days. Cable operated for quick installation and accurate shifting. Never had one break or shrink on any of my rebuilding.