1960 DODGE DART
one-piece unitized body with box section engine mount. 14 SafetyRim
Wheels. Hydraulic totalcontact 11 brakes with Cyclebond lining.
External contracting parking brake with Standard Transmission. Internal
expanding parking brake with PowerFlite, TorrrrrqueFlite or TorqueFlite
Six Transmissions. Parking brake operated independently of service
Tubeless tires, size 7.50 x
14 (except Station Wagons and Convertible). Tire size 8.00 x 14 on
Station Wagons and Convertible, optional at extra cost on other body
styles. Tire size 8.50 x 14 optional at extra cost on 9-Passenger
Station Wagon only.
AND DRIVE TRAIN Easy-shift
3-speed Manual Transmission standard. PowerFlite fully automatic 2-speed
transmission with torque converter optional at extra coat with V-8
engines only. TorqueFlite fully automatic 3-speed transmission with
torque converter optional at extra cost with V-8 engines only.
TorqueFlite Six fully automatic 3-speed transmission with torque
converter optional at extra cost with 6-cylinder engine only.
REAR AXLE RATIOS 3.54 to 1
standard with 3-speed Manual Transmission on all models: 3.31 to 1
optional TorqueFlite Six and PowerFlite; 2.93 to 1 optional with
SYSTEM 6-cell, 12-volt
battery. High-capacity 35-ampere generator. Follow-thru Bendix Drive
starter. Battery capacity: 60 ampere-hours on D-500 Ram Induction V-8;
50 ampere-hours on Red Ram V-8 and Economy Slant 6. Single-speed
electric windshield wipers. Variable-speed electric windshield wipers
optional at extra cost.
Dodge Torsion-Aire Ride:
torsion springing front suspension; semi-elliptical rear springs mounted
outboard. Rear axle clamped forward on rear springs to absorb torque.
Direct-acting Oriflow shock absorbers. Symmetrical idler arm steering
system. New ball joints. Anti-brake dip. Full rubber insulation.
SYSTEM Dry-type air cleaner
and silencer. Choke: remote in manifold on Economy Slant 6, Red Ram
and D-500 Ram Induction Engines. Mechanical fuel pump. Fuel filter:
plastic in fuel tank with 6-cylinder engine; plastic in fuel tank, plus
15-micron filter in fuel line, with all V-8 engines. Tank capacity: 20
gallons (Station Wagons, 22 gallons).
DIMENSIONS Wheelbase 118.
Over-all length (max. with bumper guards) 210.5. Over-all length
Station Wagons (max. with bumper guards) 216.5. Over-all width (max.)
78. Wheelbase: Station Wagon 122. Station Wagon overall length 214.8
RAM INDUCTION 361 V-8 ENGINE
Available at extra cost on Phoenix.
Eight-cyclinder, overhead-valve, 90* V-type. Ram Induction-type
manifold. Wedge-shaped combustion chamber. Compression ratio: 10 to 1.
Bore: 4.12. Stroke: 3.38. Piston displacement: 361 cu. Inches. Rotary
oil pump. Full-flow oil filter. Oil capacity: 5 quarts (6 quarts when
changing oil filter). Coolant capacity: 16 quarts (with heater or air
conditioning, 17quarts). Dual exhausts standard equipment. Special
heavy-duty dry-type air cleaners. Two 4-barrel carburetors. Taxable
RAM V-8 ENGINE Standard on
all V-8 models. Eight-cylinder, overhead-valve, 90* V-type. Wedge-shaped
combustion chamber. Compression ratio: 9 to 1. Bore: 3.91. Stroke:
3.31. Piston displacement: 318 cu. Inches. Rotary oil pump. Shunt-type
oil filter. Oil capacity: 5 quarts (6 quarts when changing oil filter).
Coolant capacity: 20 quarts (with heater or air conditioning, 21quarts).
Dual downdraft carburetor on Seneca and Pioneer. 4-barrel carburetor on
Phoenix. Taxable horsepower: 48.9.
SLANT 6 ENGINE Standard on
6-cylinder Seneca and Pioneer. Six-cylinder, overhead-valve, in-line,
slanted block. Wedge-shaped combustion chamber. Compression ratio: 8.5
to 1. Bore: 3.40. Stroke: 4.13. Piston displacement: 225 cu. inches.
Rotary oil pump. Full-flow oil filter. Oil capacity: 4 quarts (5
quarts when changing oil filter). Coolant capacity: 13 quarts (with
heater, 14 quarts). Single downdraft carburetor. Taxable horsepower: