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by Tinman_70
Thu Mar 17, 2022 9:56 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

My tank is from a 53/54 Chevy from "Tanks". Takes quite a bit of plumbing to make it work.
by Tinman_70
Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

Howard has an excellent description. You may be able to work on the seat adjuster without removing the seat frame. The bottom cushion of the front reat removed by pulling up on the front. This will give you more access to the adjuster mechanism. Maybe it just needs some cleaning and lubrication. I t...
by Tinman_70
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

Bought a set of universal suppression spark plug wires with right angle spark plug boots and open distributor ends. Got out the necessary tools and replaced the solid core wires one at a time. Bought a replacement Pertonix module, replaced it in the distributor and connected the coil wires. About as...
by Tinman_70
Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

Learned a lesson about upgrading old cars to electronic ignition in the place of points and condensers. When I first worked on the car, I replaced the rotten spark plug wires with a set I made up using Packard 440 solid plug wires. When the car was still 6 volt positive ground, I switched it over to...
by Tinman_70
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1938 1608
Replies: 68
Views: 20219

Re: 1938 1608

I've got a media blasting cabinet and a parts washer, never tried an ultrasonic washer. What's the liquid capacity of the one you have/

Joe
by Tinman_70
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Packard Modifications
Topic: Bonneville 1958 Packard Hawk project
Replies: 38
Views: 10068

Re: Bonneville 1958 Packard Hawk project

Very interesting project. We took my son's RX7 to Bonneville, a very different racing experience! Good luck with your effort!
by Tinman_70
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Shows, Events & Judging
Topic: 29th Annual Florida Packard Club Meet CANCELLED
Replies: 0
Views: 790

29th Annual Florida Packard Club Meet CANCELLED

The 29th Annual Packard Club Meet in Sarasota on Sunday has been cancelled. It was cancelled not because of the virus but because of flooding at the site caused by Hurricane Eta.
by Tinman_70
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

I guess when you have an old car, the work is never done. Was going for a ride and noticed that the left front turn signal was not operating. Rear signal was working fine. Traced it back to the turn signal switch and cable. This requires removing the steering wheel and to do that requires removing t...
by Tinman_70
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan
Replies: 657
Views: 335817

Re: 1949 Packard 8 Club Sedan

My '49 Packard Club Sedan project is finally completed after 6 plus years. It was not a "restoration" but more of a "rebuild". Tried to keep it as original as possible but unless you can find a car like this that has been well cared for over its 70 years it is practically and economically impossible...
by Tinman_70
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Wanted & For Sale
Topic: Series 22/23 Complete Heater System
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Series 22/23 Complete Heater System

I removed my heater from my '49 when I added AC. I put the complete heater system on ebay. Includes everything, core, blower, controls, ducts, hoses and all the hardware. Good condition, core had no coolant in it for 60 years! Item #143727067786
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