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(5587) Four Hundred Hardtop Coupe - portlandon
Model Information
YEAR: 1955
SERIES: 55th
MODEL NAME: Four Hundred Hardtop Coupe
MODEL NUMBER: 5587
VIN NUMBER: 5587 4766
General Information
FOUND WHERE: Kelso Washington
FOUND CONDITION: Poor
CURRENT LOCATION: Oregon
CURRENT CONDITION: Fair
PLANNED USE: Long Term Restoratio
Interior Information
INTERIOR CODE:
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION: White leather trim w/black cloth inserts. The rest of the interior is turquoise & white.
Exterior Information
PAINT CODE:
PAINT NAME:
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION: Car is 2 tone with a white roof,turquoise body, and white rockers. The car has a few rust bubbles started on the front door corners. The floors are clean as are the 1/4 panels and fenders
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE: 352
ENGINE SERIAL:
TRANSMISSION: twin ultramatic
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT: Car has power windows, power steering,autronic eye headlight dimmers,windshield washers,power seat,power antanna, wonderbar radio, rear speaker, dual heater, torque bar auto level suspension, dual mirrors and
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:
Car was found under a carport, being parked there in 1972 due to a failed treadleVac brake system. I acquired it in 2002 from the second owner who owned it since 1960, and have tinkered on it since. The engine was seized due to the long storage and I have acquired another running packard 352 engine to swap it out with. I plan to finish this car and keep it for a long time.
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Car has the GM Oldsmobile automatic Headlight dimmer system installed from a Packard dealer. Evidently some Packard dealers would install the Autronic Eye system on their cars if requested by customers.
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