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(2392-5) Eight Touring Sedan - Ozstatman
Model Information
YEAR: 1950
SERIES: 23rd
MODEL NAME: Eight Touring Sedan
MODEL NUMBER: 2392-5
VIN NUMBER: 2392-5-42982<846949>
General Information
FOUND WHERE: Calwell, ACT Australia
FOUND CONDITION: Average
CURRENT LOCATION: Bowral, NSW Australia
CURRENT CONDITION: Average
PLANNED USE: Daily Driver
Interior Information
INTERIOR CODE: n/a
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION: In quite good condition, probably the best "feature" of the car.
Exterior Information
PAINT CODE:
PAINT NAME: Sea Green
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION: Has had repaint and touch ups, but paint is reasonable. Chrome is pitted, pimpled but shines up a bit. All quarter window glass replaced. Car looks better the further away you get!
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE: 288 8 cylinder
ENGINE SERIAL: H285603
TRANSMISSION: 3 speed manual
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT: Drivers side, right, spotlight mirror combo with Ford Script. Horror! Twin Packard reversing lights. Aftermarket Ferris 6V Radio but is not working.
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:
1949  - Sold new in Queensland
1984 - Purchased by 2nd Owner, believed to be an orthodontist, also in Queensland,
Passed to his daughter but spent many years in storage(10+?).
2015 - Sold by a broker in Pambula,Adam's Prestige Cars, to the previous owner. -http://prestigeclassiccars.com.au/index.php/sold/155-1949-packard  - Copy and past this into your web browser.
2018 - Purchased by present owner.
Intend to maintain car and use for Packard club events, rallies, tours and other events.
Custom Modifications
Modification Categories:
Modification Detail:
At some point in it's past was converted to 12V, believed to be by the 2nd owner.
The previous owner installed a 350cfm 2bbl Holley carb  and Edelbrock air cleaner. Wonder if this makes it go faster? Fitted with a 327 head. Wonder if this makes it go slower? But original Carb and Air cleaner/silencer came with car.
12V Electric fuel pump fitted also believed to be by the 2nd owner. The mechanical pump is currently bypassed. Intend to source another pump, rebuild and install while retaining the electric pump for starts after long sits, for vapour lock, etc.
Stainless Steel muffler.
Radial tyres.
Koni Rear Shocks.
Thermo Fan
Alternator.
Electric Wipers.
Radiator overflow/catch can/expansion tank fitted.
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