The Canadian-built Econolines had a different data plate from those built in the USA. Right now we have only data from 1965. We have made some assumptions about the 1961 to 1964 Econolines.
Here is the Warranty plate data from a specific Canadian Ford Econoline
|SERIAL NO.||TRIM||PAINT||AXLE RATIO|
|SERIES||W.B.||MAX G.V.W. LB.|
|ENGINE||TRANS||SPECIAL ORDER NO.|
|Model Year - Model Name||1964 E100|
|Assembly Plant||Oakville, Ontario|
|Make (1st digit):||5||Mercury|
|Body Type (2nd & 3rd digits):||83||unknown without year info|
|Series Code (4th & 5th digits):||11||Econoline|
|Wheelbase (W.B.) (6th & 7th digits):||90||90" wheelbase|
|Drive (8th digit):||L||Left-hand drive|
|Numerical Sequence of Assembly:||172208||Assembled in March 1964|
|Gross Weight Range:||A||0 to 6,000 pounds|
|Paint (1st letter is bottom color, 2nd letter is top color)|
if blank = special ordered paint
|Wheelbase (W.B.)||90||90" wheelbase|
|Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (MAX. G.V.W. LB.)||1420||1420 pounds|
|Year Engine Assembled||6||Unknown|
|Special Order Number|
NOTES: The following may or may not apply to this particular vehicle.
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