1963 Econoline

1963 Econoline
1963 Econoline with Other Available Equipment

Get behind the wheel of a ’63 Econoline van and discover tor yourself the solid comfort and driver conveniences everywhere. Doors open wide. A handy inboard step ease entry and exit. Polyurethane foam padding in the seat cushion is softer than foam rubber and gives less seat bounce-less seat sag-more comfort. The engine compartment cover is heavily insulated to minimize engine heat and noise. Speedometer, temperature and fuel gauge are easy to read.

The ’63 Econoline van saw an increased rated payload capacity and offered an optional custom cab. The 1963 Econoline Van added standard dual outside rearview mirrors, reinforced frame, stiffer springs, 14-inch wheels and tires, and a stronger rear axle, as well as an optional 8-door version of the van.

Standard Van Features:

  • Gray block-weave pattern vinyl upholstery
  • Dual electric windshield wipers
  • Left and right outside rearview mirrors
  • Left sun visor
  • Painted front and rear bumpers and hub caps
  • Dome lights – one over driver’s seat, one in cargo area
  • Ash tray receptacle, mechanical jack and tire carrier
  • Amber lens turn signals
  • Matching lock for all doors
  • Polyurethane foam padding in the seat cushion and seat back
  • Arm rest on both front doors
  • Insulation on cowl wall

Other Available Equipment:

  • Fresh-air heater and defroster
  • Auxiliary gas heater
  • Radio and antenna
  • Safety Package “A” (padding on instrument panel and sun visor)
  • Flip-swing stationary seat (from R.H.)
  • Interior rearview mirror
  • ICC emergency lamp flasher
  • Tinted windshield
  • Windshield washer
  • Two-speed electric windshield wipers
  • Front and rear chrome bumpers
  • Left-side cargo door (with or without fixed glass)
  • Seat belts
  • 7.00 x 13 6PR and 7.00 x14 4PR or 6PR black or white sidewall tires

Standard Colors:

  • Rangoon Red
  • Driftwood Gray
  • Chrome Yellow
  • White Enamel
  • Raven Black
  • Sandshell Beige
  • Holly Green
  • Caribbean Turquoise
  • Academy Blue
  • Glacier Blue
  • Corinthian White
  • A two-tone paint effect is available with Corinthian White combined with any standard color

CHASSIS SPECIFICATIONS

  •  Maximum GVW (lb.) ………………………………..4350*
  • Maximum Load (lb.)…………………………………..1675
  • Maximum Loadspace (cu..ft.)………………………..204
  • Axle, Front: Capacity (lb.)……………………………2050
  • Axle Rear: Capacity (lb.)………………………………2300
  • Ratio (to 1) – standard 3.50, optional 4.00
  • Battery………………………………………………..64 plates-55 amp-hr
  • Brakes, Service: Size (in)
  • Front………………………………………………..10×2.50
  • Rear………………………………………………….10×1.75
  • Brakes. Parking:…………………………….. . Cable actuation of rear brake
  • Clutch: Dia.(in) – Friction Areal (sq.in.) . . . 8.5 – 67.6
  • Cooling System: Capacity (qt.)…………………. .90
  • Fan, No. of Blades – Dia.(in.)………………… 4 – 15
  • Engine…………………………………………….. 85-hp. 144 Cubic-inch Six
  • Optional Engine………………………………….101-hp. 170 Cubic-inch Six
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)…………………………… . ..14
  • Location ……………………………………………..Under cargo floor
  • Generator:…………………………………………..30 Amp. – 450 Watt
  • Shock Absorbers: Front and Rear…………..Direct Acting, Telescopic
  • Springs Front: Capacity @ pad (Ib.)……………..855
  • Size (in.) – No. of leaves…………………………… 48.4 x 2.25 – 5
  • Springs Rear: Capacity @ pad (lb.)………………. 1025
  • Size (in.) – No. of leaves………………………… 47.62 x 2-25 – 5
  • Transmission: Synchro-silent…………………………3-speed
  • Control………………………………………… steering column shift lever
  • Tires: tubeless, No.-Size………………………..5-650-I3 4 PR (2 Ply)
  • Wheels: No. – Rim Size……………………….5-13 x 5½J

*Requires 7.00 x 13 6PR tires

Model Body Code Units Sold Weight lbs. Price
Econoline 6-door Std. Van 89A (E14) 47,119
Econoline 6-door Std. Van, Custom/66 Deluxe 89E (E14) 1,501
Econoline 9-window Display Std. Van 89E (E14) 3,359
Econoline 9-window Display Custom/66 Deluxe 89E (E14) 98
Econoline 12-window Std. Van 89F (E14) 5,376
Econoline 12-window Custom/66 Deluxe 89F (E14) 332
Econoline 8-door Cargo Van 89G(E14) 1,153
Econoline 8-door Cargo Custom Van/66 Deluxe 89G (E14) 88

The above production information has been obtained from various sources and cross-checked when possible. Although it is thought to be reliable, a person considering a Falcon based on its rarity should conduct his or her own research.