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Re: Have any '55 Clipper cloth? Green
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I do not have the 1955 cloth. Your only option is SMS in Oregon.

Posted on: 11/4 6:59:20
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Re: White -56 Executive
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You have been busy. You should order a new reproduction wiring harness, your wiring has been butchered up. We put a new harness in my 1956 and it went very well.

Posted on: 11/4 6:57:37
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Re: Metering rod for Carter WDO 531 S
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The metering rods have numbers on them. Let me know what number you need, I may have new ones.

Posted on: 10/7 8:41:27
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Re: RADIAL TIRES
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If nothing else, the Diamondbacks are much easier to keep the whitewalls clean. I have them on both my 56's.

Posted on: 9/28 4:05:27
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Re: Gary's 1956 Packard 400 progree
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Great job.

Posted on: 8/29 16:31:39
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Re: 356 Water Pump Hub Height
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The 1940 356 water pump is a one year only item. The shaft and hub are shorter than the 1941-50 356 pumps. You may have a 1940 only one from years ago.

Posted on: 8/18 18:25:05
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Re: Carpet
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I think all of us have had a milk crate in our Packards during restorations. My wife sat on a crate and started the car for her first time.

Posted on: 8/12 16:05:49
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Re: Carpet
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Originally Packard left an uncarpeted area under the seat. They had a front carpet and a rear carpet. The two seams you see in the photo are absolutely correct because that is where the front a rear carpets met. The first seam is 14 inches back from the door opening and the second seam is 26 inches back. I did not want to leave an uncarpeted area under the seat but I maintained the original seams. The carpet is advertised in the Cormorant news bulletin by Neal Porter. Very high quality carpet. My upholstery shop sewed it into place.

Posted on: 8/9 6:21:23
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Re: Carpet
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Here is the 1956 carpet after it was installed in my car.

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Posted on: 8/8 9:20:35
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Re: Carpet
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!955 carpet is different than the 1956 carpet for the Caribbean, Patricians and 400's. The 1956 is a cut pile and the 1955 is a loop. The advertised carpet is absolutely correct for the 1956 seniors. It is not correct for 1955 seniors. It is a great reproduction for 56 owners.

Posted on: 8/7 14:18:12
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