The shared drivetrain with the F series marked the beginning of aftermarket four-wheel drive conversions. Due to the popularity of automatic transmissions in full-size vans, Ford discontinued the 3-speed manual and 4-speed manual transmissions after the 1987 model year. Depending on trim, E-550s were fitted with either chrome grilles, chrome bumpers, and flush headlamps, or gray plastic grilles, bumpers, and sealed-beam headlamps. In addition, the heavier-duty front axle required the use of a larger front bumper and plastic fender flares shared with the F-550 truck. For 1995, the taillamps were revised, removing the amber turn signals. Don't forget to mention were you found us. I sort of gave that to you when I said my old van weighed 5900lbs with nothing in it, which was a diesel so you have to consider if it is a diesel or a gasser.
If you take your foot off the accelerater, the engine is trying to suck air past the partly closed butterfly, thus creating vacuum. In its new configuration, the engine was moved further forward and lowered, relative to the body. Archived from on May 25, 2011. Archived from on September 12, 2011. An extended warranty may also available for this vehicle. Archived from on June 14, 2010. I have a 2003 E350 with 7.
Introduced for the 1961 model year as the replacement for the , four generations of the model line have been produced. In addition, the Club Wagon was produced solely as a passenger van. Similar to the of the time, the configuration moved the engine as far forward as possible and lower in the chassis than in its predecessor; although the hood was nearly twice as long, the hoodline was much lower. Sooo, they tell you to keep the old broke donw jalopy and get a judgment against you for the balance owed,ect. Largely identical to its Ford counterpart with only minor exceptions of badging, the Mercury Econoline product line was sold as a pickup, cargo van, and passenger van. In addition to increasing the strength of the chassis, the configuration allowed more commonality with the F-series trucks. Developed as a replacement for the E-Series passenger and cargo van, the Transit was co-developed by Ford in North America, with a full line of passenger, cargo, cutaway, and chassis-cab configurations.
While the Econoline cargo van remained, it was joined by an Econoline passenger van replacing the Falcon van. It is extremely heavy for what it is, and I have tried to keep contents to a minimum. Many might be considered heavy duty station wagons. As of the 2017 model year, only cutaway and stripped chassis configurations of the E series are produced. I think depending on your rear axle, Richmond Gear may have something near what you need. In 1988, the 124-inch wheelbase was discontinued, leaving the 138-inch wheelbase as standard. There is not much difference between gms and fords, sprinters have a light curb weight.
Ask about our Standard Warranty, Extended Warranty and Delivery Options. They wont just take your word for it. The Econoline pickup was offered in two window configurations: 3 windows and 5 windows with windows in the rear cab corners to provide better visibility. If interested in a specific vehicle please contact us to verify that this vehicle is still available and ready for delivery. While we make every effort to update promptly, occasionally a vehicle may be listed that has been sold or a deposit has been taken. In Canada, the Econoline was marketed through both the sales networks of both Ford and Lincoln-Mercury as a Mercury , to increase its presence outside of urban areas. From 2015 onward, the E-Series has remained in production solely for commercial markets in cutaway-cab and stripped chassis configurations.
For 2004, the instrument panel was given a digital odometer, last used in 1996, certain versions were available with a tachometer. If a vehicle has just arrived and you would like it before servicing and reconditioning, this can be factored into the pricing. To aid in engine compartment ventilation, the model was given a conventional grille, styled similar to the F series. For 2001, to adopt a nomenclature closer in line to that of Ford full-size trucks, the Econoline was renamed the E-Series. Shedding its Falcon roots, the second-generation Econoline became a heavier-duty vehicle, sharing many of its underpinnings with the F-series full-size pickups. A higher degree of parts commonality with the F series made itself known in the bodystyling: the vent windows, taillights, bumpers, and wheels were common items between the two vehicles. Based on , Ford became the first American manufacturer to adapt body-on-frame construction to a full-size van.
From 1962 to 1965, Mercury sourced Econoline vans and pickups from Oakville, with all later vehicles imported from the United States. For 2009, the dashboard was completely redesigned, with only the steering column carried over. It should be something like 9500 lbs, I don't have my Ford books here so I can't say. Alongside the truck line, the Mercury Econoline allowed for Ford of Canada to maximize its presence in rural areas served by either a Ford or a Lincoln-Mercury dealer network, but not both. The use of a mid-engine layout enlarged the cargo area, as the engine compartment was relocated forward of the load floor which was flattened. For 1992, the Club Wagon Chateau was awarded by. Sharing its gasoline engines with the , a 4.
For the first time since 1974, the E series was given a glove box, shared with the Super Duty trucks. Toward the end of the 1990s, Ford began to phase out the use of the Econoline and Club Wagon nameplates. The diesel V8 engines were available only in Econoline 350s or Club Wagons sold on the same chassis. I know there is an optional 3:55 rear end gears available for these vans, although rare,But I think it may do more harm than good. My friend did all the above to his 2003 dually f350 and he is getting 23 mpg hwy so my van should do way better.