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by newpack110
Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:18 am
Forum: Packard Modifications
Topic: 6 to 8 volt conversions
Replies: 8
Views: 4715

Re: 6 to 8 volt conversions

Thanks again for the Information. I will try to get new Battery cables.
by newpack110
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: Packard Modifications
Topic: 6 to 8 volt conversions
Replies: 8
Views: 4715

Re: 6 to 8 volt conversions

Thanks Dave. The wiring harness is in terrible shape and while the ground cable to the positive terminal of the battery seems original, in good condition and of a large gauge, the hot cable (that goes to the negative terminal) seems to be a newer 12 volt item. Any suggestions to where I could find a...
by newpack110
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Packard Modifications
Topic: 6 to 8 volt conversions
Replies: 8
Views: 4715

6 to 8 volt conversions

My 1940 Packard 110 as I bought it, has an eight volt battery. the car starts easily when the 8 volt battery is fully charged, but after sitting 5 days, the battery will crank the car slower but , not start it. So I am sort of leary about going back to 6 volts. The second problem is that the gas, am...
by newpack110
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Brake Systems & Parts
Topic: Removal of a Master Cylinder on a 1940 Packard 110.
Replies: 0
Views: 1500

Removal of a Master Cylinder on a 1940 Packard 110.

I'm still working on my daughter's 1940 110 and all I have for information is a "Preliminary Shop Manual/Owner's Guide," which has no instructions on removing or replacing the Master Cylinder. I have already disconnected the two brake lines and loosened a bolt that acts as a pivot for a spring assy....
by newpack110
Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:29 am
Forum: Brake Systems & Parts
Topic: Rear Brake Drum Removal
Replies: 16
Views: 11431

Re: Rear Brake Drum Removal

Thank you, Dave Czirr. The hub puller I have is very similar to the one you have pictured, so it should work. I was hesitant to try it because looking at the lug bolt holes through the drum, it looks as if the drum was separate from the hub (I have a 1957 Buick where the drum and hub attach to each ...
by newpack110
Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Brake Systems & Parts
Topic: Rear Brake Drum Removal
Replies: 16
Views: 11431

Rear Brake Drum Removal

My daughter and I are new owners of a 1940 Packard model 110 sedan. I need to do a complete brake job on this car as the brakes are not functioning at all. I have pulled the front wheels and drums to inspect the brakes, however, upon removing the rear wheels, I am unsure how to proceed to remove the...