What Are Some Features of a 1962 Willys Jeep Pickup?


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Some features of a 1962 Willys Jeep pickup truck, particularly the 1962 model equipped with a 226 cubic-inch 6-226 Super Hurricane I6 engine, include a 6.9 to 1 compression ratio, an L-head valve train, a 190 lb.-ft. torque and a 105 horsepower rating at 3,600 revolutions per minute. Other variants of the 1962 Willys Jeep pickup truck include a version with a 134 cubic-inch F4-134 Hurricane I4 engine and another model with a 230 cubic-inch 6-230 Tornado I6 engine.

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The 1962 Willys Jeep pickup truck was part of a series of Willys Jeep trucks released from 1947 to 1965 by Willys-Overland Motors. Aside from a two-door pick-up truck, the 1962 model was also available with a two-door cab chassis and two-door stake bed body style. More than 200,000 of these vehicles came out in the market.

The overall dimensions of the 1962 Willys Jeep truck were 183.75 inches, 73 inches and 74.4 inches in terms of length, width and height, respectively. Its curb weight ranged from 3,100 to 3,400 lbs., with a fuel capacity of 15 gallons. The vehicle had a front tread of 57 inches, while its rear tread was 63.5 inches.

Others features of the 1962 Willys Jeep pickup tread include a T-90 three-speed manual transmission, Dana 18 transfer case, Dana 25 or Dana 27 frontal axle, Dana 53 rear axle, 118-inch wheelbase and single-piece windshield.

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