1966 dodge a 100 van




1966 dodge a 100 van

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    The Dodge A and other A-series trucks and vans: the always cool compact vans, from their birth to the B-vans.

    FACT! During the Second World War, Dodge produced heavy jeeps and aircraft engines. One of these Dodge WC (Weapon Carrier) jeeps was delivered to the USSR, where he was nicknamed the 750-kg "Dodge Three-Quarters" load capacity. In total, more than 25,000 such cars were delivered to the Lend-Lease in the USSR, where they acquired the glory of an indestructible car.

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    1966 dodge a 100 van

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    Dodge A Classic Cars for Sale. A timeline of these models can be found here. Please enter a 4-digit PIN. Another unusual option was the Camper Wagon, adapted by the future Travco then Travel Equipment Corporation with a popup roof and the usual interior appointments needed for a very small six-passenger-capacity camper. Sign up with your email address.

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    1966 dodge a 100 van

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    Cars by name Trucks and Jeeps. The first postwar Dodge vans and compact trucks were Forward Control designs, wider and higher than the Chevrolet and Ford vans, the same weight as the Chevy and lighter than the Ford. They could seat 9 passengers or provide cubic feet of cargo space.

    The Forward Control style, with no hood, remains nearly unique among mainstream vans. This first generation of Dodge vans lasted until ; all were sold as Dodges or, outside the US, as Fargos. The heavy A-series was also available, and standard in the Custom Sports Special. The engine was situated between the driver and passenger, towards the rear, under a sound insulated cover; this made access easy and convenient, and helped the weight balance, but no doubt increased cabin noise and heat, and complicated cooling somewhat racers let the rear of their big V8 engines stick out, visibly, in the truck bed.

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    The choice of a three speed manual or three speed automatic remained for many years. Despite being the last out of the gate, by three full years, Dodge dominated the industry for two decades.

    One reason was the interior appointments; the Dodge A used bucket seats, with a Custom Sports Special using Dart GT seats, the Polara center console, full carpet, better insulation, and the V8 engine.

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    Another unusual option was the Camper Wagon, adapted by the future Travco then Travel Equipment Corporation with a popup roof and the usual interior appointments needed for a very small six-passenger-capacity camper. For , the LA-series was made optional for all wagon and van models, with the dropping out. Two years later, in , a longer-wheelbase inches van, the A, was added, with 43 cubic feet more cargo space than the original 90 inch wheelbase model; and the LA replaced the as the optional engine, with both and cubic inch slant sixes still available.

    Any engine could be coupled to a three-speed manual or automatic transmission; turn signals, a left side mirror, seat belts, and heater were all standard. The gross vehicle weight the capacity including its own weight rose by pounds, ranging from 4, to 5, pounds.

    In , Dodge brought out a popular and long-lasting feature, Job-Mated interiors for tradespeople; in this first year, no fewer than 18 different factory-installed interior packages were available for people with different needs.

    1966 dodge a 100 van

    This was also the first popular van to have power steering with the automatic transmission. The latter converted the cabin into a reasonable facsimile of a living room.

    Both would be retained for the first generation of the B-vans. The Sportsman A included a range, icebox or refrigerator, sink, water tank, canvas bunks, and dinette table and seats that converted to a double bed. Standard engine was the slant six, with an optional slant six or In , the A-series compact vans were in their final year, but still got the new three-speed, fully synchronized manual transmission and the slant six which replaced the The unique styling of the A-vans may have helped to boost their popularity and to keep them exciting long after they went out of production, but they also had some unique publicity.

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