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by Don R's Cars
Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Shows, Events & Judging
Topic: Howard Schaevitz Collection - early Packards
Replies: 5
Views: 2119

Re: Howard Schaevitz Collection - early Packards

Gorgeous cars, thanks for sharing.
by Don R's Cars
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: The Engine is Finished
Replies: 39
Views: 16598

Re: Packard Eight Engine Rebuild

May I ask who is doing the rebuild and where they are located?
by Don R's Cars
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: '32 battery cover
Replies: 7
Views: 1670

Re: '32 battery cover

I don't know if this bears any resemblance to a 32, but this is the factory cover for the underseat battery on a 1934 Eight:
by Don R's Cars
Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: New guy on the block
Replies: 10
Views: 2577

Re: New guy on the block

Welcome, love three window coupes!
by Don R's Cars
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: New to PackardClub
Replies: 7
Views: 3581

Re: New to PackardClub

Welcome aboard, that is a great looking car.1
by Don R's Cars
Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: New Kid Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2094

Re: New Kid Questions

So you have a giant jigsaw puzzle! You are already doing the correct first step in researching and inventorying what you have. Follow Gene's good advice on the service manual but definitely also get a parts manual, they both contain good illustrations that will help in identifying pieces. I got the ...
by Don R's Cars
Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: New Kid Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2094

Re: New Kid Questions

Welcome to the forum. I think you will find here that the overwhelming suggestion will be to preserve as many original features of these cars as possible and/or restore them to their original factory-delivered condition. All Packards were fairly advanced cars in their day, very well engineered and b...
by Don R's Cars
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1940 120 Convertible Coupe Restoration
Replies: 108
Views: 35010

Re: 1940 120 Convertible Coupe Restoration

Painful to watch the teardown, great looking fab work!
by Don R's Cars
Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Identification & Numbers
Topic: 1934 model 1101 number locations.
Replies: 9
Views: 2582

Re: 1934 model 1101 number locations.

Looking at this Build Sheet in the past i also noticed that "STRIPE" that was typed and the "standard position and size" being part of the form printing. Guess we will never know what or why. I always had an idea the they gave the striper and woodgrainers a little freedom to do there artist thing T...
by Don R's Cars
Sat Sep 27, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: Identification & Numbers
Topic: 1934 model 1101 number locations.
Replies: 9
Views: 2582

Re: 1934 model 1101 number locations.

Don, I didn't realize that was your car. Did I get that document from you? I hope I didn't break a confidence in posting it! I don't see 703-194 is my database, did I ever get the motor and theft-proof numbers from you? If not I'd surely like them. Dave, no problem. I posted the build sheet in my p...