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by merletanner
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Clock
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Clock

Thanks Howard and Dave.
by merletanner
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Clock
Replies: 3
Views: 70

1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Clock

Does anyone have a wiring schematic for the 47 Packard Clock?
Thanks,
Merle
by merletanner
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: Dash Indicator Lights in Speedometer 47 Packard Custom Super Clipper
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Dash Indicator Lights in Speedometer 47 Packard Custom Super Clipper

I believe I might have the instrument light (3 each) inserted in the wrong hole on the back of the speedometer. The green light is illuminating when I turn on the ignition key and the instrument light switch is pulled out. Is there a drawing the indicates the correct placement of the instrument ligh...
by merletanner
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: Dash Indicator Lights in Speedometer 47 Packard Custom Super Clipper
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Dash Indicator Lights in Speedometer 47 Packard Custom Super Clipper

What does the "green" indicator light in the speedometer on a 47 Packard Custom Super Clipper indicate. Does it indicate the head lights are on?
Thanks,
Merle
by merletanner
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Part Sources & Interchanges
Topic: 47 Clipper Steering wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: 47 Clipper Steering wheel

As an fyi, I wanted to provide some more information on this topic in the hope of helping anyone who might need this type of service in the future and hopefully prevent them from suffering from the same problems. I was able to locate the correct steering wheel "core" for $300.00. I contacted two oth...
by merletanner
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Wanted & For Sale
Topic: Wanted 1947 Custom Super Clipper Steering Wheel
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Wanted 1947 Custom Super Clipper Steering Wheel

I am looking for a 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Steering wheel. This wheel has the stainless steel center piece and is a beige color. See photo below.







Thanks,
Merle
by merletanner
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Part Sources & Interchanges
Topic: 47 Clipper Steering wheel
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: 47 Clipper Steering wheel

I found a company on Hemmings that said they would "recast" my steering wheel to look original. Their price at $625.00 seemed very fair and reasonable. Their ad stated they have been in business since the mid 70's so I felt safe that I was dealing with a good company. When I filed a complaint with H...
by merletanner
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Engine Running Hot
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Engine Running Hot

Has anyone had experience in running a 356 cu engine without a thermostat to lower the running temperature? I have a 1947 Packard and it consistently runs around 200 F with a 180 F thermostat. The block temp measured with a IR guns is around 212 F.
Thanks,
Merle