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An Index to Service Information for 1955-56 (55th->56th Series) Packards

An Index to Service Information for
for 1955-56 (55th->56th Series) Packards

Research and Introductions by Brian Harpst
     ~1955-56 (55TH->56TH SERIES)
          ~REAR AXLE
SC = Service Counselor
STB = Service Technical Bulletin
SSB = Studebaker Service Bulletin


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Axle Shaft, Flanged
engineering non-conformance - identification, replacement
56thLetter to Dealers,
Nov. 2, 1955
Bearings, Care of Ball and Roller
installation/removal damage - proper support
(all models)SC Vol. 20, No. 8
Gear Tooth Pattern
noise - pinion adjustment
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 8, p. 30
Holding Adapter
special tool
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 8
Pinion Depth Setting
supplemental procedure
56thSSB No. 330, p. 3
Pinion Nut, Drive (Torque Specifications - Additions)
supplemental information
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 8, p. 32
Pinion Rear Bearing and Sleeve, Differential
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 9, p. 44
Rear Wheel Hub Clicks
axle shafts - correcting taper
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 9, p. 46
Twin Traction Differential Filler Plug Interference
carrier/case - rework end
56thSSB No. 319, p. 6
Twin Traction Differential, Servicing
operating characteristics, pinion adjustment, service replacement units
56thSTB 56T-8, Dealer 6
Twin Traction Safety Differential
preliminary information
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 13
Vibration Period 58-62 M.P.H. (CORRECTED)
driveline angle - shimming axle, suspension adjustment, alternate ratio
5580; 5680STB 56T-10C, Dealer 8
Vibration Period 58-62 M.P.H.
driveline angle - shimming axle, alternate ratio
5580; 5680STB 56T-10, Dealer 8

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