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VE Valiant Specifications

  • Years of Manufacture: 1967 - 1969
  • Number Built: 68,688
  • Price at Introduction:
    • Sedan Manual: $2490
    • VIP Safari Wagon: $3720
    • Wayfarer Utility Manual: $2128
  • Models:
    • Sedan
    • Wagon
    • Regal
    • VIP
    • Utility
    • Wayfarer Utility
  • Date(s) of Introduction:
    • October 1967
  • To Identify:
    • All new design with some panels taken from US Plymouth Valiant and Dodge Dart
    • Agressive grille treatment
    • Curved side glass
    • Concave rear window
    • Longer boot line
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length:
      • Sedan: 193.7 inches (4920 mm)
      • Wagon: 192.5 inches (4889 mm)
      • Utility: 192.2 inches (4882 mm)
    • Total width: 69.7 inches (1770 mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 57.5 inches (1460 mm)
    • Wheelbase: 108.0 inches (2743 mm)
    • Front Track: 57.4 inches (1458 mm)
    • Rear Track: 55.6 inches (1412 mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Sedan
      • Manual: 2950 lb (1339 kg)
      • Automatic: 2950 lb (1339 kg)
      • Automatic V8: 3060 lb (1388 kg)
      • Regal Six: 2990 lb (1356 kg)
      • Regal V8: 3100 lb (1406 kg)
      • VIP: 3180 lb (1442 kg)
    • Wagon
      • Manual: 3090 lb (1401 kg)
      • Automatic: 3090 lb (1401 kg)
      • Automatic V8: 3200 lb (1451 kg)
      • Regal Six: 3130 lb (1420 kg)
      • Regal V8: 3240 lb (1470 kg)
      • VIP: 3330 lb (1510 kg)
    • Utility
      • Manual: 2900 lb (1315 kg)
      • Automatic: 2900 lb (1315 kg)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Temperature gauge
    • Alternator gauge
    • Oil warning lamp
  • Transmission:
    • Manual
      • 1st: 2.95:1
      • 2nd: 1.83:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 3.80:1
    • 904 TorqueFlite Automatic
      • Torque converter coupled to 3 speed epicyclic transmission
      • Stall ratio: 2.20
      • 1st: 2.45:1
      • 2nd: 1.45:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 2.20:1
    • TorqueFlite "A" Automatic
      • Torque converter coupled to 3 speed epicyclic transmission
      • Stall ratio: 2.20
      • 1st: 2.39:1
      • 2nd: 1.45:1
      • 3rd: 1.00:1
      • Reverse: 2.09:1
  • Clutch:
    • 9 1/4" Single-plate, dry disc, diaphragm type spring driven
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • 3.23:1
  • Standard 145 HP "Slant 6" engine:
    • Capacity: 225.0 cubic inches (3.7 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inlined 30 degrees, "wedge"
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Carter single downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.40 x 4.125 inches (86.36 x 104.77 mm)
    • Power: 145 bhp (108.13 kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 215 lb-ft (291.17 Nm) at 2400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.4:1
    • Valve Timing
      • Intake
        • opens: 10° BTC
        • closes: 50° ABC
        • duration: 240°
      • Exhaust
        • opens: 50° BBC
        • closes: 6° ATC
        • duration: 236°
    • Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
    • Radiator Capacity: 18 pints
    • Oil Pan
      • Without filter: 6.6 pints
      • With filter: 8.3 pints
  • High Performance 160 HP "Slant 6" engine:
    • Capacity: 225.0 cubic inches (3.7 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inlined 30 degrees, "wedge"
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Carter two-barrel downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.40 x 4.125 inches (86.36 x 104.77 mm)
    • Power: 160 bhp (119 kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 220 lb-ft (298 Nm) at 2400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.4:1
    • Valve Timing
      • Intake
        • opens: 12° BTC
        • closes: 52° ABC
        • duration: 244°
      • Exhaust
        • opens: 50° BBC
        • closes: 14 ° ATC
        • duration: 244°
    • Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
    • Radiator Capacity: 18 pints
    • Oil Pan
      • Without filter: 6.6 pints
      • With filter: 8.3 pints
  • V8 engine:
    • Capacity: 273.0 cubic inches (4.5 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, OHV, 90° Vee, "wedge" head
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Carter two barrel downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.63 x 3.31 inches (92.202 x 84.074 mm)
    • Power: 195 bhp (145 kW) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 265 lb-ft (359 Nm) at 2000rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
    • Valve Timing (to engine number VE6 2287)
      • Solid lifters
      • Intake
        • opens: 14° BTC
        • closes: 46° ABC
        • duration: 240°
      • Exhaust
        • opens: 58° BBC
        • closes: 2° ATC
        • duration: 240°
    • Valve Timing (from engine number VE6 2288)
      • Hydraulic lifters
      • Intake
        • opens: 10° BTC
        • closes: 50° ABC
        • duration: 240°
      • Exhaust
        • opens: 58° BBC
        • closes: 10° ATC
        • duration: 248°
    • Firing Order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
    • Radiator Capacity: 28 pints
    • Oil Pan
      • Without filter: 6.6 pints
      • With filter: 8.3 pints
  • Top Speed in Gears 160 HP:
    • 1st: 38 mph (61 km/h)
    • 2nd: 71 mph (114 km/h)
    • 3rd: 98.8 mph (159 km/h)
    • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 12.6 seconds
    • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 18.9 seconds
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Alternator
  • Exhaust:
    • Single tail-pipe, straight through resonance type muffler
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Torsion bars .87" x 35.8"
    • Rear
      • Asymmetrical semi elliptic,
      • Sedan: 4 leaves 55" x 2 1/2"
      • Wagon & V8: 5 leaves 55" x 2 1/2"
      • Utility: 6 leaves 55" x 2 1/2"
  • Steering:
    • Recirculating ball type, ratio 20:1
  • Brakes:
    • Hydraulic duo-servo drums, self adjusting, tandem/divided master cylinder, finned on V8 models
    • Late model VC V8's were fitted with front discs as standard
    • Front: 9 inch x 2 1/2" (228.6 mm) drums or 11" (279.4 mm) disc with 2 piston calliper
    • Rear: 9 inch x 2" (228.6 mm) drums
    • Booster PBR VH24 standard on V8, optional on 6 cylinder models
  • Wheels (Steel disc with safety rims):
    • 6 cylinder
      • Sedan and Utility: 14" x 4.5" J
      • Wagon: 14" x 5" J
    • V8
      • Sedan and Wagon: 14" x 5" J
  • Tyres:
    • 6 cylinder
      • Sedan: 6.45 x 14 4-ply
      • Wagon: 6.95 x 14 4-ply
      • Utility: 6.50 x 14 6-ply
    • V8
      • Sedan: 6.95 x 14 4-ply
      • Wagon: 6.95 x 14 4-ply
    • Note: Regals and V8's had whitewall tyres in the applicable sizes
  • Also see:
Engine/Transmission Combinations by Body Code
Body Code
Body Style
Model
Engine
Speeds
Transmission
VE3-M-41
Sedan
Sedan
Slant 6 145HP
3
Manual
VE4-M-41
Sedan
Sedan
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 or "A" automatic
VE6-M-41
Sedan
Sedan
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE7-M-41
Sedan
Sedan
Slant 6 160HP
3
Manual
VE8-M-41
Sedan
Sedan
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE4-H-41
Sedan
Regal
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 or "A"automatic
VE6-H-41
Sedan
Regal
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE8-H-41
Sedan
Regal
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE6-P-41
Sedan
VIP
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE3-M-45
Wagon
Wagon
Slant 6 145HP
3
Manual
VE4-M-45
Wagon
Wagon
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE6-M-45
Wagon
Wagon
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE7-M-45
Wagon
Wagon
Slant 6 160HP
3
Manual
VE8-M-45
Wagon
Wagon
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE4-H-45
Wagon
Regal
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 or "A"automatic
VE6-H-45
Wagon
Regal
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE8-H-45
Wagon
Regal
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE6-P-45
Wagon
VIP
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE3-E-20
Utility (Heavy Duty)
Dodge
Slant 6 145HP
3
Manual
VE3-L-20
Utility
Utility
Slant 6 145HP
3
Manual
VE4-L-20
Utility
Utility
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite "A"automatic
VE7-L-20
Utility
Utility
Slant 6 160HP
3
Manual
VE8-L-20
Utility
Utility
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE3-M-20
Utility
Wayfarer
Slant 6 145HP
3
Manual
VE4-M-20
Utility
Wayfarer
Slant 6 145HP
3
TorqueFlite "A"automatic
VE6-M-20
Utility
Wayfarer
V8
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
VE7-M-20
Utility
Wayfarer
Slant 6 160HP
3
Manual
VE8-M-20
Utility
Wayfarer
Slant 6 160HP
3
TorqueFlite A904 automatic
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