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1949 Model Year Identification

GENERAL: Packard engine numbers were stamped on a white-painted boss on the upper left-hand side of the cylinder block. A vehicle number was also stamped on a plate attached to the left top side of the cowl and was the same as a Body/Style Number, since it identified the model or style. A Body Number was provided and was also stamped on the plate attached to the left top side of the cowl, below the hood. The Body/Style Number appeared as the first four digits of the Packard serial number, followed by the engine number.

LATE 49 (23rd Series): Engine numbers for the Standard/Deluxe Eights were H-200001 to H-291000 for 1949 (Series 2300) models and continued through H-295000 for 1950 (Series 2300-5) models. Engine numbers for Super Eights were H-400001 to H-41 6000 for 1949 (Series 2300) models and continued through H- 425000 for 1950 (Series 2300-5) models. Engine numbers for Custom Eights were H-600001 to H-602000 for 1949 (Series 2300) models and continued through H. 610000 for 1950 (Series 2300-5) models.

EARLY 49 (22nd Series): Engine numbers for six-cylinder taxis and exported sixes were G-1 501 to G-1 0000. Engine numbers for the Standard/Deluxe Eights were G-200001 to G-303000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-350000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models. Engine numbers for Super Eights were G-400001 to G-432000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-475000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models. Engine numbers for Custom Eights were G-600001 to G-612000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-650000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models.

Year

Series

Model/Chassis

Body Number

Model Name

1949

22nd

2201

2292-9

Standard Eight Touring Sedan

1949 22nd 2292-9 Standard Eight Touring Sedan

1949

22nd

2201

2293-9

Standard Eight Station Sedan

1949 22nd 2293-9 Standard Eight Station Sedan

1949

22nd

2201

2295-9

Standard Eight Club Sedan

1949 22nd 2295-9 Standard Eight Club Sedan

1949

22nd

2202

2272-9

Super Eight Touring Sedan

1949 22nd 2272-9 Super Eight Touring Sedan

1949

22nd

2202

2275-9

Super Eight Club Sedan

1949 22nd 2275-9 Super Eight Club Sedan

1949

22nd

2206

2252-9

Custom Eight Touring Sedan

1949 22nd 2252-9 Custom Eight Touring Sedan

1949

22nd

2206

2255-9

Custom Eight Club Sedan

1949 22nd 2255-9 Custom Eight Club Sedan

1949

22nd

2211

2262-9

Deluxe Eight Touring Sedan

1949 22nd 2262-9 Deluxe Eight Touring Sedan

1949

22nd

2211

2265-9

Deluxe Eight Club Sedan

1949 22nd 2265-9 Deluxe Eight Club Sedan

1949

22nd

2220

2280-9

Six Taxicab Limousine

1949 22nd 2280-9 Six Taxicab Limousine

1949

22nd

2222

2270-9

Super Deluxe Eight Limousine

1949 22nd 2270-9 Super Deluxe Eight Limousine

1949

22nd

2222

2271-9

Super Deluxe Eight Long WB Sedan

1949 22nd 2271-9 Super Deluxe Eight Long WB Sedan

1949

22nd

2222

2276-9

Super Eight Limousine

1949 22nd 2276-9 Super Eight Limousine

1949

22nd

2222

2277-9

Super Eight Long WB Sedan

1949 22nd 2277-9 Super Eight Long WB Sedan

1949

22nd

2226

2250-9

Custom Eight Limousine

1949 22nd 2250-9 Custom Eight Limousine

1949

22nd

2226

2251-9

Custom Eight Long WB Sedan

1949 22nd 2251-9 Custom Eight Long WB Sedan

1949

22nd

2232

2279-9

Super Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1949 22nd 2279-9 Super Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1949

22nd

2233

2259-9

Custom Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1949 22nd 2259-9 Custom Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1949

22nd

2240

2282-9

Six (Export) Touring Sedan

1949 22nd 2282-9 Six (Export) Touring Sedan

1949

22nd

2240

2286-9

Six (Export) Taxicab Sedan

1949 22nd 2286-9 Six (Export) Taxicab Sedan

1948 Model Year Identification

Packard engine numbers were stamped on a white-painted boss on the upper left-hand side of the cylinder block. A vehicle number was also stamped on a plate attached to the left top side of the cowl and was the same as a Body/Style Number, since it identified the model or style. A Body Number was provided and was also stamped on the plate attached to the left top side of the cowl, below the hood. The Body/Style Number appeared as the first four digits of the Packard serial number, followed by the engine number. Engine numbers for six-cylinder taxis and exported sixes were G-1 501 to G-1 0000. Engine numbers for the Standard/Deluxe Eights were G-200001 to G-303000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-350000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models. Engine numbers for Super Eights were G-400001 to G-432000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-475000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models. Engine numbers for Custom Eights were G-600001 to G-612000 for 1948 (Series 2200) models and continuing through G-650000 for 1949 (Series 2200-9) models.

Year

Series

Model/Chassis

Body Number

Model Name

1948

22nd

2201

2292

Standard Eight Touring Sedan

1948 22nd 2292 Standard Eight Touring Sedan

1948

22nd

2201

2293

Standard Eight Station Sedan

1948 22nd 2293 Standard Eight Station Sedan

1948

22nd

2201

2295

Standard Eight Club Sedan

1948 22nd 2295 Standard Eight Club Sedan

1948

22nd

2202

2272

Super Eight Touring Sedan

1948 22nd 2272 Super Eight Touring Sedan

1948

22nd

2202

2275

Super Eight Club Sedan

1948 22nd 2275 Super Eight Club Sedan

1948

22nd

2206

2252

Custom Eight Touring Sedan

1948 22nd 2252 Custom Eight Touring Sedan

1948

22nd

2206

2255

Custom Eight Club Sedan

1948 22nd 2255 Custom Eight Club Sedan

1948

22nd

2211

2262

Deluxe Eight Touring Sedan

1948 22nd 2262 Deluxe Eight Touring Sedan

1948

22nd

2211

2265

Deluxe Eight Club Sedan

1948 22nd 2265 Deluxe Eight Club Sedan

1948

22nd

2220

2280

Six Taxicab Limousine

1948 22nd 2280 Six Taxicab Limousine

1948

22nd

2222

2270

Super Deluxe Eight Limousine

1948 22nd 2270 Super Deluxe Eight Limousine

1948

22nd

2222

2271

Super Deluxe Eight Long WB Sedan

1948 22nd 2271 Super Deluxe Eight Long WB Sedan

1948

22nd

2222

2276

Super Eight Limousine

1948 22nd 2276 Super Eight Limousine

1948

22nd

2222

2277

Super Eight Long WB Sedan

1948 22nd 2277 Super Eight Long WB Sedan

1948

22nd

2226

2250

Custom Eight Limousine

1948 22nd 2250 Custom Eight Limousine

1948

22nd

2226

2251

Custom Eight Long WB Sedan

1948 22nd 2251 Custom Eight Long WB Sedan

1948

22nd

2232

2279

Super Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1948 22nd 2279 Super Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1948

22nd

2233

2259

Custom Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1948 22nd 2259 Custom Eight Victoria Convertible Coupe

1948

22nd

2240

2282

Six (Export) Touring Sedan

1948 22nd 2282 Six (Export) Touring Sedan

1948

22nd

2240

2286

Six (Export) Taxicab Sedan

1948 22nd 2286 Six (Export) Taxicab Sedan

1948 Corporate Information

The first 22nd Series Packards to appear in August 1947 were the new convertibles. Packard did not adhere to a model year coding system until 1951. The 22nd Series Packards were built from August 1947 through May 1949. The 1949 Models had a

1948 Optional Equiptment

Comfort-Aire ventilation system. Radio. Cowl mount radio antenna. Rear fender shrouds (standard on Custom and both convertibles). Rear master bumper guards and protection rail. Front master bumper guard assembly. Exhaust pipe chrome extensions. License plate frames. Front fog lamps. Outside rearview mirror (left-hand or/and right-hand). Wheel trim rings. White sidewall tires. Overdrive ($87). Electromatic clutch with overdrive ($123). Oil bath air cleaner ($7, standard on Super and Custom). Available rear axle ratios included: 3.54:1, 3.90:1, 4.09:1, 4.10:1 and 4.36:1.

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