Midway through the '63 model year the tag location was swapped to the outer face of the driver's door, where it remained through 1966. His grandfather bought it new and it is still a nice old original van. So much attention that I was getting several offers for it at every event we attended together. Hell that olestationbus even let me hang some lug nutz I acquired from Dale Jr. G 8-406 3- 2 bar.
Send your stories this way, I am confident you have some great ones! But I have to say this about that. From the factory, the early '63 truck's warranty tag was located on the back side of the glove box door. All of the crank journals were within tolerance and the cylinder bores just needed honing. So, anyway, I found this Falcon Station Bus out in San Antonio and asked him if I could get this for two grand can I get it? These parts can be difficult to find sometimes but since we have a large network of salvage yards and part suppliers chances are always pretty good that we'll be able to help you find the parts you need. Plenty of power with this set up. Thunderbird - Stamped into the top front fender cross-brace on the right side of the hood lock plate.
To report problems or provide comments or suggestions, please. Great coming out of the hole, no top end. So, as much as I like to keep my stuff as original as possible because, after all, it is only original once, I decided to suck it up and have a shiny new coat of paint applied to my olestationbus. They run great, but these little things are gas guzzlers! Sorry no details on how it was lowered. I chose the base six which was up to 300 ci and it only came with automatic. He figures the Ford needs to continue to run as good as it looks and be equally ready for both car shows and road trips. One of the best reasons to purchase parts through our retailers is that fit, form, function and quality are guaranteed.
I love unique vehicles like this. Town Victoria 16 4 dr. I just love these old vans. For some larger truck as required, the auxiliary transmission code will be stamped directly in front of the main transmission code. The letter determines the type of truck and the number indicates the size: F Conventional Series C Tilt Cab Series T Tandem Axle Series B School Bus Series P Parcel Deliver Series 100, 250, 350, 400 Light Duty Models 500, 550, 600 Medium Duty Models 700, 750, 800 Heavy Duty Models For example: the F-350 is a Light Duty conventional model. I'm asking for a buddy. The rear end can't be lowered too much without reworking the rear frame be severely c-notching it, which also means notching the bed for the pumpkin.
You must be skinny, my fat ass can't squeeze under my 63 even if I greased up. I wish I still had them. Fairlane - Stamped into the left front inner fender apron near top. Whether it is a retired Bell worker relating his experiences, and there were plenty, or an old hippie relating his experiences. Link originally lived in Madison, Wis.
The second number is stamped just under where the seat would be located. I've thought about lowering my econiline 63 as well but it's a pain, the stance is cool normal. Otherwise I would come home with a Peugeot wagon, or even better, a Yugo convertible. That olestationbus was a blast to own! Thanks to our benefactor for continuing to set the mark of excellence all of we contributors strive to meet. Anyway, after all the proceedings had been accomplished and Mom was settled in next to Dad, as this longrooffan was driving back to my humble abode in coastal east central Florida, I came to the conclusion I was going to get a classic just for the fun of it. The warranty number identifies the truck series, engine type, assembly plant and consecutive unit number.
He also owns a very original 1963 Ford Econoline van, which eventually led to the camper. That Volkswagen restoration shop in, appropriately, Dresden, Tennessee? He said it rode like utter crap and was scary on the highway. You could take long trips in this one and not get tired at all. And about your remark up in the headline, I think people like Paul simply brings out the best in people. Today, they are the only vans in the North American Ford lineup. It was so obscure that shop charged me a minimal cost as they had not seen that problem in over 20 years! The front is the same kind of hell, these things don't lower easy, it's not going to be some bolt-on kind of deal.
Sedan Thunderbird 42 4 dr. He has a 63 Econoline Van, and wants to lower it. That coat of paint, along with some junkyard and swap meet acquired chrome hubcaps drew even more attention to my, as it was referred to by my brother, Toad. Scroll to the bottom of this page for more info. This little truck never failed me.
Convertible 47 Sports Coupe 87 2 dr. Anyway, If you have anything to add, feel free. All brand names and product names used on this website are trade names, service marks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. My luggage on that flight, by the way, consisted of a whole bunch of tools, a blow up air mattress and two changes of clothing. The second thing I realize is that I am sitting above the front tires, something I have not experienced in over 20 years, the last time I drove my old Volkswagen Type 2, the same one Detroit had created this station bus to combat!. A three-speed manual was standard, but later models also had an available automatic. A friend of mine tried to lower his with a tubular drop axle Model A, I think it worked, but he had to completely rework the steering and drop the sway bar.