Holden EJ Technical Specifications

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EJ Holden Technical Specifications

EJ Holden
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  • Years of Manufacture: 1962 - 1963
  • Number Built: 154,811
  • Price at Introduction: £1051 ($2102)
  • Models:
    • Standard Sedan
    • Special Sedan
    • Premier Sedan
    • Standard Station Sedan
    • Special Station Sedan
    • Panel Van
    • Utility
  • Date(s) of Introduction:
    • Sedans and Station Sedans - July, 1962
    • Utility and Panel Van - January, 1963
  • To Identify:
    • All new lower body
    • Slim horizontally slatted grille running between headlights
    • Badge mounted front centre of bonnet
    • "HOLDEN" word mounted underneath and along full width of grille
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 176.9 inches (4493mm)
    • Total width: 68.0 inches (1727mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 58.0 inches (1473mm)
    • Wheelbase: 105.0 inches (2667mm)
    • Front Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
    • Rear Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Standard Sedan - 2492lb (1130kg)
    • Special Sedan - 2496lb (1132kg)
    • Premier Sedan - 2639lb (1197kg)
    • Standard Station Sedan - 2617lb (1187kg)
    • Special Station Sedan - 2617lb (1187kg)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity:
    • 9.5 gallons (43.2 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 36.5ft (11.1 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Water temperature warning lamp
    • Oil warning lamp
    • Generator warning lamp
    • High beam waring lamp
    • Handbrake warning lamp (Premier only)
  • Standard Sedan Manual Transmission:
    • 1st: 2.99:1 top speed of 30mph (48 km/h)
    • 2nd: 1.59:1 to top speed of 60mph (97 km/h)
    • 3rd: 1.00:1 to top speed of 82mph (132 km/h)
    • Reverse: 2.99:1
  • Premier Hydramatic Automatic Transmission:
    • 1st: 3.639 to 3.03:1 to top speed of 32mph (51 km/h)
    • 2nd: 1.578:1 to top speed of 53mph (85 km/h)
    • 3rd: 1.00:1 to top speed of 79mph (127 km/h)
    • Reverse: 3.57 to 2.516:1
  • Clutch:
    • Single dry plate
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • 3.888:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
    • Standard six-cylinder engine and three speed manual or three speed Hydramatic automatic
  • 0-60mph (0-97 km/h):
    • 18 seconds manual
    • 21 seconds hydramatic
  • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres):
    • n/a manual
    • 22.5 seconds hydramatic
  • Engine:
    • Capacity: 2260cc 138 cubic inches (2.262 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: One downdraft Bendix Stromberg carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.062 x 3.125 inches (77.8 x 79.4mm)
    • Power: 75bhp (56kw) at 4200rpm
    • Torque: 120lb-ft (163Nm) at 1400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 7.25:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and distributor
    • Distributor automatic centrifugal and vacuum-type advance control
  • Exhaust:
    • Welded steel tube with full bore, reverse flow type muffler
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Short and long arm independent type. GMH Delco direct acting tubular telescopic shocks. Stabiliser bar
    • Rear: Semi-elliptic springs, four leaves (or five for the Station Sedans). Direct acting tubular telescopic shocks.
  • Steering:
    • Recirculating ball type, ratio 16.3:1
  • Brakes:
    • Front: Hydraulic, duo serve type
    • Rear: Hydraulic, duo serve type
  • Wheels:
    • Demountable disc wheels
  • Tyres:
    • Tubeless low pressure balloon 6.40x13 four-ply, 6.40x13 six-ply optional on Station Sedans
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