1963 Page Two

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1963 Dodge Town Wagon Power Wagon Page Two

The carburetor is a Bendix Stromberg Model WW 3-226 two barrel.

carb 3
carb 2
page
carb

Freshly rebuilt carb on July 22, 2020 at Ace Fuel Automotive in Santa Clara, CA.

Carb 5
Carb 6

Soon to be rebuilt Saginaw Steering Box 525 D.

steering

New exhaust August 3, 2020.

exhaust 2
tank1

New rear floor September 1, 2020.

floor old
mount
floor

Original rear seat hold down bracket bolts and wing nuts.

bolts

I’m no wood worker.

dash 66

This is not original to this year town wagon but I have always loved the emblem.

emblem1

New cowl ventilator weatherstrip from VintagePowerWagons.com

Cowl gasket

For some reason the badges are not the same on the back.

BADGES 2
Lens
RED 100

A town wagon hood has two positions. Normal and straight up. Apparently you can take an engine out without removing the hood.

HOOD 2
hinge 2

The original Craigslist ad put up on Facebook by Todd R. Yotter in July 2017.

Craigslist

30-30 accidental gun shot from the late 60s on a hunting trip. Don’t ask!

Bullet 102
bullet 203
dash 77
dash 33
dash 3
Carb 4

Two front plugs had to be glued after leaking on the bench test.

Carb 7

Gas tank fuel sending unit.

send
send 2
exhaust
frame

I used 3/4 inch CDX plywood that was special ordered in a 5’ X 10’ length.

plywood

Strange thing was the far back two brackets for the long bench seat are located directly above a frame railing from the factory. You can see the imprints on the bottom of the old plywood above left.

layout
trim

I had a hell of a time getting out the bolts on these brackets if they were from the left side of the vehicle. Everything has a bit more rust near the left side of the truck.

Brackets
floor 1

Fresh Air Intake

fresh Air Intake

The W100 badges on a 1963 had red paint instead of black like a 1965.

BADGES
Parts

These Town Wagon emblems did not come on this vehicle but I love them.

townwagon
bigemblems
hinge
hinge 3
Bullet 202
Bullet 302
bullet 103
dash 1
dash 4