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1997 Ford Econoline Cargo Van

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Specs

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E-150 138" WB

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.03 x 2.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.72 x 0.38

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 72.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 120.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 52.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.8
Cargo Volume (ft³) 256.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 22.7
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.5
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.8

Doors

Side Door Type RH Dual Hinged
Side Door Type RH Sliding

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 215
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950
Maximum Alternator Watts 3225
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 750
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 625
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650

Engine

Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Order Code 996
Engine Order Code 99L
Engine Order Code 992
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 4.6L/281
Displacement 5.4L/330
Displacement 4.2L/256
Fuel System SEFI
Fuel System SEFI w/SPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 4450
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 4250
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 4800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 3250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
Engine Oil Cooler

Exterior Dimensions

Side Door Opening Width (in) 39.6
Height, Overall (in) 80.7
Overhang, Front (in) 30.1
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 48.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 54.4
Side Door Opening Height (in) 48.3
Wheelbase (in) 138
Side Door Opening Width (in) 47.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) 18.0
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 211.9

Frame

Frame Type Single Channel

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 7.5
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location Aft of Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 35.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 8.6
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 42.5
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Capacity 0
Front Hip Room (in) 65.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.4
Front Leg Room (in) 40.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0
Steering Type Power
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 48.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

Summary

Body Style E-150
Body Code 138
Vehicle Name Ford Econoline Cargo Van

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30
Suspension Type - Front Coil
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 1-Stage
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3240
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3140
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3050
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3830
Axle Type - Front Twin I-Beam
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3600
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code T7Q
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Size P225/75R15SL
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15XL
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15SL
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15XL
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size P225/75R15SL
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1703
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1703
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1984
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1703
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 733
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 733
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 733
Spare Tire Order Code 516
Front Tire Order Code T77
Front Tire Order Code T7Q
Front Tire Order Code T76
Rear Tire Order Code T77
Rear Tire Order Code T76

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6,900
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1035
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access No
Trans Power Take Off No
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.18
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Again HD Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44U
Trans Order Code 44E
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Dual

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3140
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3240
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3050
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11,500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 12,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6050
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2043
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2617
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3180
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3800

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6