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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
fuel w
tank1
fuel v
Carb 4

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

Carb 7

NOS Gas tank fuel sending unit #1939305.

fuel
fuel z
fuel x
fuel nnn1
fuel n
fuel nnnn
fuel nn
exhaust

New rear floor September 1, 2020.

old
frame

I’m no wood worker.

dash 66
floor

Original rear seat hold down bracket bolts and wing nuts.

bolts
carriage2
rubber
hayman

New exhaust August 3, 2020.

exhaust 2
floor old
mount

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
floor stained
carriage3
mat1

New cowl ventilator weatherstrip from VintagePowerWagons.com

vent
Cowl gasket

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
hinge 3
hinge 2

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

Bullet 102
Bullet 202
Bullet 302
bullet 203
bullet 103
dash 77
dash

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

Craigslist
dash 3 dash 33

Out of four Town Wagons, this is my first working fuel gauge.

gas gauge dash 1
dash 4 headlight switch

Soon to be rebuilt Saginaw Steering Box 525 D.  Casting # 5675288

SAGINAW
steering

Rebuilt at “Straight Line Steering”  in San Jose, CA on January 14, 2021.

steer 5 steer 2
steer 4
steer 3
steer 7

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

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

BADGES 2
BADGES
bigemblems
RED 100

These Town Wagon emblems did not come on this year vehicle but I have always liked them.

townwagon
Parts
dodge 4
emblem 2

Fresh Air Intake

fresh Air Intake
emblem g
vents
heater
heater core
heater fan

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