Ford Econoline / E-Series III, generation #3

Ford Econoline / E-Series III 3

Year of production 1975 - 1991

Model: Econoline / E-Series (1961 - ...)

Wikipedia (Econoline / E-Series):

For 1975, the Econoline/Club Wagon were given a complete redesign. Based on an all-new chassis, Ford became the first American manufacturer to adapt body-on-frame construction to a full-size van.

The Econoline was quickly used not on its own, but as the basis for other vehicles. With a full frame, the Econoline became popular as a cutaway van chassis; the design served as a basis for many ambulances, and various types of trucks and buses. The shared drivetrain with the F-Series marked the beginning of aftermarket four-wheel drive conversions. During the 1970s, the Econoline became popular as a basis for van conversions. Using the sparsely-equipped Econoline cargo van as a basis, a luxurious interior was fitted, along with extensive customization of the exterior.

A stillborn variant of the Econoline, the Ford Carousel, nearly reached production as the first American minivan. While a running protoype was produced and planned for a potential 1975-1976 introduction, lack of funding led to the discontinuation of the project.

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1969 - 1991 ford econoline 1969 1991 workshop manual haynes.pdf English 71.2 MB 322

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