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johnnyecono

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62 econoline steering wheel

Post by johnnyecono on Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:43 pm

Hey all,
Does the 62 econoline have a steering wheel that says ford falcon or just econoline?
the one im looking at says ford falcon and was wondering if it was original.
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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by wideload on Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:54 pm

Johnnyecono WELCOME TO V.V. It might help if you post this under "E van general discussion". That way the econo bunch might see it quicker.

It might also help if you would put your location. The US is a big place and you could have another vanner in your area.


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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by jdlaugh on Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:10 am

The passenger van was called the Ford Falcon Club Wagon.
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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by Murdock on Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:46 am

jdlaugh wrote:The passenger van was called the Ford Falcon Club Wagon.
. And the horn cover will differ depending on how it was badged from the factory (Falcon or Econoline). I think there were some passenger models that were badged as Econolines (Station Bus). There are also Travelwagons which have Econoline badging AFAIK.

I know there are threads on here where the gurus break all of this down.
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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by johnnyecono on Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:00 pm

Yeah, thanks sorry i filled it in in a rush!
So nobody knows for sure huh?

quote="wideload"]Johnnyecono WELCOME TO V.V. It might help if you post this under "E van general discussion". That way the econo bunch might see it quicker.

It might also help if you would put your location. The US is a big place and you could have another vanner in your area. [/quote]
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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by Murdock on Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:51 pm

It could be either. Post your vin for a decode. The falcon bus will have script badges in the front doors and the rear right door. Econoline branded vans only have badges on the front doors. The horn buttons are interchangeable as well.
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Post by 66mnecotruck on Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:55 pm

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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by econopoor on Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:17 pm

If it's in the pickup that's in your avatar then it's not correct. All Falcons were window vans. Pickups and regular vans were all Econolines. Not all window vans were Falcons but all Falcons were window vans.

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Re: 62 econoline steering wheel

Post by Barnabas on Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:25 am

johnnyecono wrote:Hey all,
Does the 62 econoline have a steering wheel that says ford falcon or just econoline?
the one im looking at says ford falcon and was wondering if it was original.

There were no Falcon vans in 1961-1962, thus the steering wheel, or maybe just the horn button, came from a 1963-1967 Falcon van.

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