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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
MAIN SERVICE INDEX
     ~1955-56 (55TH->56TH SERIES)
          ~SPECIFICATIONS
SC = Service Counselor
STB = Service Technical Bulletin
SSB = Studebaker Service Bulletin

SPECIFICATIONS

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SubjectApplicationDocument
Caribbean Carburetors
supplemental information
5588SC Vol. 29, No. 6, p. 32
Distributor Specifications
Caribbean - revisions
5688SC Vol. 30, No. 1, p. 4
Front Wheel Bearing Adjustment (Correction)
revised torquing procedure
24th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 5, p. 20
Front Wheel Bearing Adjustment
revised torquing procedure
24th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 3, p. 11
Ignition Timing
first production - octane issues
5680-88SC Vol. 29, No. 12, p. 65
Mechanical Specification Changes (Cast Dome Cylinder Heads)
distributor, carburetor, spark plugs
5540SC Vol. 29, No. 7, p. 35
Mechanical Specifications and Adjustments
new model information
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 1
Mechanical Specifications and Adjustments
new model information
56thSC Vol. 29, No. 13, p. 1
Torque Specification Change (Twin Ultramatic)
universal joint flange bolt
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 41
Torque Specifications - Additions
front support arm inner bushings, upper/lower
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 41
Torque Specifications - Additions
front wheel bearing and 56th rear axle pinion
55th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 8, p. 32
Torque Specifications
new model information
55thSTB 55T-8, Dealer 7

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