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
53 user(s) are online (33 user(s) are browsing Packard Forums)

Members: 0
Guests: 53

more...



(1) 2 3 »


1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2013/5/23 12:44
From Tampa Bay, Florida
Posts: 112
Includes before and after restoration pictures.

https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/c ... 0/2117190.html?refer=news

Posted on: 7/18 7:24:43
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Forum Ambassador
Joined:
2007/4/20 17:54
From Fresno CA
Posts: 15316
Interesting the engine never had any of the mods done to the oil filter plumbing. Apparently one of the 356 engines that did not have noisy lifter problems or else it does but the owner decided to live with it. The oil pressure sensor is in the wrong port so I would be curious if deliberate and how that affects the gauge reading and how long it has been there or if the restorer just recently got it wrong.

Posted on: 7/18 7:50:41
_________________
Howard
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2016/3/13 15:24
From Coalmont, B.C., Canada
Posts: 527
Gotta say - that 2-tone green is gorgeous. Would that have been something done by Packard in the day, or is that a latter-day customization?? Irrespective, looks like a very thorough and 'honest' restoration. Chris

Posted on: 7/18 9:13:12
_________________
'If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right!' Henry Ford

1939 Six, Model 1700

http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/modules/registry/index.php?Action=view&ID=1823
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/6/10 13:46
From Packardia
Posts: 5114
Joe (Tinman), thanks for sharing.

Chris (Packard newbie), I agree, the two-tone color is great.

Quote:
...Would that have been something done by Packard in the day...


Yes.

Posted on: 7/18 9:16:25
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/2/16 15:39
From Santa Fe
Posts: 5235
The color scheme looks like the one on a 1941 Packard 120 Touring Sedan my father sold. That car had an interesting history, and I may write about it. If I recall correctly, the 1941 models were the first Packards in many years to feature two tone paint. I forget the names of the colors used, but someone here may give us that info. JWL

Posted on: 7/18 9:19:51
_________________
We move toward and make happen what occupies our mind. (W. Scherer)

The past is a different country: They do things differently there. (L.P. Hartley)
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Forum Ambassador
Joined:
2007/4/20 17:54
From Fresno CA
Posts: 15316
Color renditions are not great in the fact book on site but this would appear to be the only factory green two tone combo. I lightened it up a bit to better see the colors.

Attach file:



jpg  color.jpg (46.19 KB)
209_5d30a14425e43.jpg 846X560 px

Posted on: 7/18 9:42:06
_________________
Howard
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/6/10 13:46
From Packardia
Posts: 5114
Quote:
...If I recall correctly, the 1941 models were the first Packards in many years to feature two tone paint...

John (JW), I didn't notice that but now, when you say it, I think that's true.
Here are two more questions. Could someone confirm or deny, please, that a 180 has the same configuration and marked seven captions as shown in pic # 1 below?

And what is attached to the door in pic #2?

Attach file:



jpg  question 1.jpg (164.05 KB)
757_5d30a1508600d.jpg 1090X675 px

jpg  question 2.jpg (94.24 KB)
757_5d30a180d71ee.jpg 724X675 px

Posted on: 7/18 9:42:40
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Forum Ambassador
Joined:
2007/4/20 17:54
From Fresno CA
Posts: 15316
Gerd brings up a question. I looked at the dash earlier and it struck me as interesting because of the color.

Another poster was looking for an ammeter a while back for his car and at the time I thought there were only two choices for the senior models since bronze or silver is all the parts book lists. In addition to the junior models was the colored dash an option for all models and is the parts book an early version not reflecting later changes?

Here is a snippet from the parts book for the oil and temp gauge pair. Juniors seem to have the colors while seniors would appear to be restricted to silver or bronze.

Attach file:



jpg  gauge1.jpg (84.69 KB)
209_5d30a6e7a9c0e.jpg 1028X296 px

Posted on: 7/18 10:08:54
_________________
Howard
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2010/12/19 13:58
From Long Island, NY
Posts: 366
Another vote for the 2 tone green, but the dash I feel would look better wood grained.

Steve

Posted on: 7/21 20:24:02
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 1941 Packard 160 - Hemmings
Home away from home
Joined:
2007/12/11 17:31
From Detroit, MI
Posts: 964
Quote:

DrMorbius wrote:
Another vote for the 2 tone green, but the dash I feel would look better wood grained.

Steve


This is one of the few times that a woodgrained dash would be incorrect.
That car has the multi-color interior option and that requires it to have a painted dash.
BTW, the 2-tone paint combo looks good on that car and is correct for 1941. But if you look at the before photos you’ll see it was monocolor before restoration .

Posted on: 7/22 13:47:45
_________________
-

1941 Model 160 Convertible Sedan
1941 Model 120 Business Coupe

My biggest fear is that when I die, my wife will sell all my "toys" at the price I told her I paid for them.
Ain't no such thing as a lonely widow that inherited a barn full of old cars
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer



(1) 2 3 »




[Advanced Search]


Search
Recent Photos
Random Photo
1951 Packard 300, winter 2014
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.