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by RogerDetroit
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: 41 transmission does'nt want to go into 1st or reverse
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: 41 transmission does'nt want to go into 1st or reverse

This is a common problem with the 1940-41 and 42 models. And maybe a separate issue from your OD. You need to read these threads: http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mod ... =ASC&type=&mode=0&start=0 and http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mod ... =ASC&type=&mode=0&start=0 Lots of parts in the shifter l...
by RogerDetroit
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: Bill Robinson - Briggs/Packard Auto Designer
Replies: 0
Views: 346

Bill Robinson - Briggs/Packard Auto Designer

Hello All: YouTube videos of Bill Robinson have been posted on YouTube in the past few days. Bill was an auto designer with Briggs Body Co. in the early/mid 1950s and created many design studies for Packard. Some of you may have met Bill at the PAC National Meet in Columbus in 2018 were he gave a le...
by RogerDetroit
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: 1941 Front Bumper Guards
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: 1941 Front Bumper Guards

Hello Dr. JR: Well, yes and no. I own both a 1941 Super 8 Convertible Sedan and a 1941 120 Business Coupe. The two parts, both front and rear, are different between the two models. The senior cars have horizontal bars that are round and solid, with the bottom bar (front only) impressed with either "...
by RogerDetroit
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Fond Remembrances
Topic: Passing of Don Sommer
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Re: Passing of Don Sommer

A Day of Remembrance for Don will be held on Sunday, August 11 from noon to 4:00 PM at the Packard Proving Grounds. The family invites all his friends to attend this open-house event to celebrate his life, share stories and have dish of ice cream. If you have a Packard or other collector car, then s...
by RogerDetroit
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Fond Remembrances
Topic: Passing of Don Sommer
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Passing of Don Sommer

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Don Sommer. He passed away earlier this afternoon, Monday, July 15. Don stood tall in the both the Packard community and old car hobby in general. He had numerous accomplishments in his life. He was the President and founder (1972) of American Arro...
by RogerDetroit
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: 1905 - 09 Michigan Packard Car Co. license plate
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: 1905 - 09 Michigan Packard Car Co. license plate

Hello Mr. Gibby:

I sent a PM to you.
by RogerDetroit
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Fond Remembrances
Topic: Richard P. Kughn
Replies: 0
Views: 258

Richard P. Kughn

It sad to announce the passing of Richard P. Kughn during the early hours of June 8th. He was 89 years old, pre-deceased by his wife Linda and will be missed by many. More than anyone else, he is responsible for saving the Packard Proving Grounds. Dick was very active and personally involved in the ...
by RogerDetroit
Wed May 22, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Shows, Events & Judging
Topic: VERY Special Events at the PPG - June 8 & 9
Replies: 1
Views: 445

VERY Special Events at the PPG - June 8 & 9

Hello All: The PPG is having a very special weekend on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th.. Sunday is our annual Cars-R-Stars show and a color flyer is attached for your review. As always, we’ve invited a special group of cars to feature and this year it is “Game Changer” cars. These are the ca...
by RogerDetroit
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: Packard Plant Update - February 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Packard Plant Update - February 2019

Update on the Packard Plant. https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/02/08/packard-plant-owner-plans-to-pay-detroit-tax-bill/2815840002/ Salient portions follow. The Spanish-born owner of the Packard Plant in Detroit has pledged to pay the property's overdue bills to avoid losing his po...