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Vauxhall Victor FB

Overview

Produced: 1961-1964, 328640 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Vauxhall Victor FB
1962 Vauxhall FB information:

Displacement 92 ci (1508 cc)

Bore 3.125" Stroke 3.0"

Pushrod operated valves in detachable cylinder head. Deep-skirt cylinder block. Forged steel, three-bearing crankshaft. Tin-plated, aluminum alloy pistons. 3 high-pressure piston rings: top (compression) rings chromium-plated; middle (compression) rings 'Vauxided'. Offset piston pins. High-duty main and big-end bearings. Engine, clutch and gearbox built as one unit and mounted on 3 rubber insulators. Compression ratio: 7.0:1. High compression head for premium fuels 8.1:1. Maximum BHP (7.0:1) 52 @ 4000 RPM or (8.1:1) 56.3 @4600 RPM. Maximum torque lb. ft. (7.0:1) 81.7 @ 2400 RPM, (8.1:1) 85.6 @ 2200 RPM.

Fuel tank capacity 10 imperial gallons (12 US gallons, 45.5 litres).

Clutch--hydraulically operated. Single dry plate, dia. 7.25" (184.15 mm).

Gearbox--Three forward speeds and one reverse. Ratios: First 3.186:1, Second 1.635:1, Top=Direct, Reverse 3.050:1.

Optional 4 speed:

First 3.29:1, Second 2.130:1, Third 1.355:1, Top=Direct, Reverse 3.050:1.

Synchromesh on all forward speeds.

Rear axle--Semi-floating, hypoid final drive. Ratio 3.900:1 (Estate Car 4.125:1).

Brakes--Hydraulic, Composit brake drums 8" diameter.Hand brake operates mechanically on rear wheels only. Total breaking area 150.6 sq. ins. (971.6 cm2).

Steering--Wheel diameter 16". Steering gear ratio 13.5:1. Turning circle diameter--33'6" (10.21m).

Wheels/Tyres: Wheel Size 4Jx13. Tyre size 5.60x13, 4-ply. (Estate car 5.90-13, 6-ply).

Electrical: 12-volt positive ground.

Dimensions:
Overall length: 173.25"
Overall width: 64.0"
Laden height: 55.5"
Wheelbase: 100"
Ground clearance: 6.5"
Shoulder room (front): 49.5"
Hip room (front): 54.5"
Shoulder room (rear): 49.0"
Hip room (rear): 54.0"
Head room (front): 35.0"
Leg room (front): 44.8"
Head room (rear): 35.0"
Leg room (rear): 41.5"
Curb weights: Standard saloon, 2,070lb, Super 2,080lb, DeLuxe 2,125lb, Estate Car 2,200lb.

Approved accessories:
*Heater
Radio
Aerial (antenna)
*Screenclean (windshield fluid)
Fog Lamps
Cigarette lighter
Seat covers
Exterior mirrors
Towing attachment
Roof rack
Safety belts
Reversing lamps

* Initial equipment on De Luxe model.  Practical Classics February 2009 - Featuring Buyers Guide Vauxhall Victor FB & FC 1961-1967.  Click Here to view in our shop





Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1508ccS4 OHV79.3mm x 76.2mm
1594ccS4 OHV81.6mm x 76.2mm

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
77 mph0 s0 s28 mpg0 bhp 0

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