The Most Comprehensive Free Online Reference for Packard Owners
Become a member of Packard Motor Car Information, right now! (it's free)
Login
Username:

Password:

remember me

Lost Password?

Register now!
FAQ's
Main Menu
Recent Forum Topics
Who's Online
62 user(s) are online (49 user(s) are browsing Packard Forums)

Members: 0
Guests: 62

more...



« 1 ... 236 237 238 (239) 240 241 »


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Took the Packard to the Startford Mall car show which is sponsored monthly by the Chicago Daily Herald. This had several hundred cars in attendance as we finally had a break from the oppressive heat and humidity.

Here is a video clip showing the size of the show. You can see my blue clipper to his immediate right, the lightpole closest to him run right over my car. It the blue car just above the orange/red Javelin.


https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story ... 375991&id=555085117940493

Posted on: 2018/7/19 5:32
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Updates on the Clipper:

My existing GearStart transmission, while still quasi-working, has developed a pretty good leak at the gear shifter shaft. So I have a new seal on order to patch it to keep me rolling for a few more months.

The new "Frankin-transmission" aka "GearTwin" aka "56 Twin Aluminum body with 54 GS Cast Bellhousing", is slowly coming along. I have all the control bodies done. Tailshaft seal was pulled out and is being replaced. That was a bear to remove.

Just about to tear apart the Torque Converter to see what condition it is in.

I'll take a lot of pictures along the way when I get into that.

The reason I am patching the leak in the current transmission is to keep it on the road. The local shop here that all the local Packard folks use is backed up pretty good and I doubt they will be able to get me in to do the transmission swap for a while. This is just not something I am willing to tackle myself on jack stands.

Posted on: 2018/7/19 10:11
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Does anyone have any of those tiny push clips that hold that door window fuzzies to the door/molding? I'm missing several of them and because of that, the fuzzies keep work loose over time with repeated window operation.

Posted on: 2018/7/23 8:37
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/3/21 18:20
Posts: 2133
Get some #4 Flathead sheet metal screws; drill clear through the fuzzy and window frame and then install the screws snugly enough that their heads are buried deep in the nap.

Posted on: 2018/7/23 9:01
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Ross,

Thanks, that will be plan B if I cant source any of the clips!

Posted on: 2018/7/23 9:38
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Home away from home
Joined:
2015/1/16 9:43
From sw, pa
Posts: 993
Try Restoration Specialty, I think is their name, they sell all sorts of clip for trim etc. I know I have gotten them before at the swap meet for the window fuzzies on my Pontiac.
I have also used screws like Ross suggested, as he said make sure to get the heads sunk down in the fuzzies so the screw doesn't scratch your glass. I'd suggest stainless screws so they don't rust later.

What we really need here is AC..... John

Posted on: 2018/7/23 19:54
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Home away from home
Joined:
2015/1/16 9:43
From sw, pa
Posts: 993

Posted on: 2018/7/23 20:00
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Currently at the VFW West Chicago, IL charity Car Show.

Attach file:



jpg  20180812_082255.jpg (433.80 KB)
1_5b703bc0415cd.jpg 2047X995 px

Posted on: 2018/8/12 6:53
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/6/18 14:02
From Illinois
Posts: 275
Looking good Kev ! Don't forget the Geneva Concours on August 26th. We'll be there with the Caribbean. Hope you can make it.

http://genevaconcours.net/

Posted on: 2018/8/13 7:45
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: BigKev's 1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Sedan
Webmaster
Joined:
2006/4/17 11:22
From North Aurora, IL
Posts: 9185
Packard moved to new digs...

Attach file:



jpg  newhouse1.jpg (471.57 KB)
1_5c90fd679ad5b.jpg 2047X995 px

jpg  NewHouse2.jpg (371.25 KB)
1_5c90fd728a3d8.jpg 2047X995 px

jpg  NewHouse3.jpg (372.54 KB)
1_5c90fd8434a75.jpg 2047X995 px

Posted on: 2019/3/19 7:32
_________________
-BigKev


1954 Packard Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan | Project Blog

"While it's nice to be important, it's important to be nice."

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end."
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer



« 1 ... 236 237 238 (239) 240 241 »




[Advanced Search]


Search
Recent Photos
no title (2020/2/10)
no title
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
McNeer Nash Company (2020/1/12)
McNeer Nash Company
Reid-Ward Motor Company (2020/1/9)
Reid-Ward Motor Company
Random Photo
1933 PACKARD ADVERT-B&W
Helping Out
PackardInfo is supported and funded by user donations. If you would to help out by either donating content, or funds to help with the upkeep and hosting of this site please EMAIL ME or click on the donate button.