1968 Dodge Vagabond
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I really like your website.
Have you ever seen one of these – it is built on a 68 Dodge Motorhome Chassis
Any information you may have would surely be appreciated.
1968 Dodge P300 + 1950 VAGABOND Model 232T
VAGABOND COACH – New Hudson Michigan
Founded in 1931 made their “Model 232” in 1949-1950-1951
The VAGABOND – Body ID TAG – shows model 232 - serial # of 852350 = 85th unit built … 23 feet long … and it was built in 1950
Numbers on the Dodge Frame are 32-8-1-753202
According to DODGE … This breaks down to:
32=P300 … 8=A-318-3 engine … 1= Warren Truck Plant, Warren MI … sequence # = 753202 Built in late 1967
A lot of the changes that came in 1968 M375 are incorporated into the chassis
157” Wheel Base – Aluminum body brings in weight in at - <6000 lbs
4000 lb Solid I-Beam front axle
10,000 lb – Dana 70 Full Floating anti-slip differential w 4:88.1 gear ratio - 1.5” diameter axles
Anti-sway bars front and rear
Torsion bar on differential
Loadflite 727 3 speed automatic
A-318-3 Full Premium Engine with “Polysphere” combustion chambers with the WIDE BLOCK heads