Here is the Warranty plate data from a specific Ford Econoline
|MAX G.V.W. LBS||CERT. NET H.P.||R.P.M.||D.S.O.|
|Year - Model Name:||1961 E100|
|Series Code (1st - 3rd digits):||E10||Ford Econoline pickup or van|
|Engine (4th digit):||8||unknown|
|Assembly Plant (5th digit):||H||Lorain, Ohio|
|Year/month built:||January 1961|
|Wheelbase (front to rear axle distance):||090||90"|
|Color:||if blank = special ordered color|
|Model:||E104||Pickup or Van|
4,350 lbs. GVW, 3/4-ton payload
|Interior Soft Trim (first digit of Body):||not indicated in 1961|
|Body Style (last digits in Body):|
|Transmission:||A||Ford 3-speed manual (non-synchronized crashbox)|
Gears: 1st=3.39, 2nd=1.97, 3rd=1.00, R=4.12
|Gross Vehicle Weight (lbs):||missing data (not included on Falcon models)|
|Engine Horsepower:||missing data (not included on Falcon models)|
|Engine Speed at Rated Horsepower:||missing data (not included on Falcon models)|
|Regional Sales District:||not indicated in 1961 to mid-1962|
|Special Order:||481||This vehicle was special ordered.|
If the paint code is blank, it might have been a special paint color.
NOTES: The following may or may not apply to this particular vehicle.
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