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1929-1956 Packard National Automotive Service Data Image

Here is the National Automotive Service Data covering Packards from 1929-1956. This contains quick reference on engine mechanicals by model, engine wire diagrams, firing order, etc. This has been broke in sections by series, and by specific models.

Published: 2006-05-27 Views: 8779 times

1935 - 1940 Auto-Lite Electrical Equipment Parts List for Packard Image

This is the 1935 - 1940 Auto-Lite Electrical Equipment Parts List for Packard. Contains parts list and illustrations.

Published: 2016-07-08 Views: 1161 times

1935-1941 Packard Parts List Image

Here is the 1935-1941 Packard Part List (also called the Parts Manual). This piece is an essential companion to the Service Manual. Not only does it provide information on what part number is what, more importantly it provides the exploded part views that are needed when rebuilding components.

Published: 2008-10-29 Views: 9429 times

1935-1951  Packard Trico Parts Catalog Image

This is the 1935-1951 Packard Trico Parts Catalog (1951 Dealer Edition). This show extended exploded part views and original Trico part numbers. The exploded part views show more detail that the factory drawings and may be helpful in showing how things go back together.

Published: 2020-01-09 Views: 1622 times

1937-1949 Packard Bearing Data Image

This covers all the Packard bearing related data from 1937-1949.

Published: 2006-05-23 Views: 2374 times

1939 - 1946 Tune-Up Specification And Adjustment Chart Image

Published: 2017-02-08 Views: 899 times

1939 Service Letters Image

This is complete collection of 1939 Service Letters (similar to the Service Counselors in later years). These Letters contain updated service information and company news. Also the 1939 Letters contain a wealth of information on the new 1940 models.

Published: 2009-06-04 Views: 788 times

1940 18th Series 110, 120 Wire Diagrams Image

This is the 1940 18th Series 110-120 Wire Diagrams

Published: 2008-11-19 Views: 1093 times

1940 18th Series 160, 180 Wire Diagrams Image

This is the 1940 18th Series 160, 180 Wire Diagrams.

Published: 2008-11-19 Views: 692 times

1940 Illustrated Tune-Up Repair Manual Image

These are Illustrated Repair Manual Sections that were published by Thompson Products.

Published: 2009-11-11 Views: 1089 times

1940 Packard 110 and 120 Brochure Image

This is a sales brochure for the 1940 Packard 110 and 120 automobiles. It's list the various models and features that were available.

Published: 2012-04-30 Views: 1605 times

1940 Packard 110 and 120 Owners Manual Image

This is the 1940 Packard 110 and 120 Owner's Manual. It covers the care, operation, and basic repair of the 1800 and 1801 chassis models. A must have if you own one of these Packards.

Published: 2008-10-31 Views: 2142 times

1940 Packard 160 and 180 Owner's Manual Image

This is the 1940 Packard One Sixty (160) and One Eighty (180) Owner's Manual. This is a must have is you own one of these Packards, and it contains both operational and minor repair information.

Published: 2008-04-20 Views: 1465 times

1940 Packard 160-180 Preliminary Shop Manual Image

This is the 1940 Packard 160-180 Preliminary Shop Manual. It is similar to the Owner's Manual in content, but does contain more techincal repair pages, specification and other pieces of information

Published: 2008-10-19 Views: 1754 times

1940 Packard A/C Parts List Image

This is the 1940 Packard A/C Parts List. It includes part plates and listing of all the A/C parts.

Published: 2017-02-10 Views: 579 times

1940 Packard A/C Promotional Mailer Image

This is promotional mailer about 1940 Packard A/C that was sent by dealers to potential customers.

Published: 2017-02-07 Views: 515 times

1940 Packard Dupont Paint Chips Image

This sheet shows the Dupont paint color chips that were available for the 1940 Packard lineup.

Published: 2016-02-10 Views: 1491 times

1940 Packard Repair and Tune-Up Guide Image

This is an illustrated condensed Repair and Tune-Up guide for the 1940 Packards. This would be a great piece to keep in the glove box for quick reference.

Published: 2008-09-13 Views: 1198 times

1940 Salesman Data Book Image

This is the 1940 Packard Salesman Data Book. It contains sales information, specifications, model information about the 1940 Packard cars. This covers the 110, 120, 160 and 180 models.

Published: 2017-02-27 Views: 935 times

1940 Service Letters Image

This is the complete 1940 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news.

Published: 2020-01-02 Views: 1423 times

1940 Special 40th anniversary of the Packard, Automotive News Annual Image

This is special issue of Automotive News commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Packard Motor Car Company in 1940. Packard provided hardbound personalized copies, with the dealer or distributorís name imprinted on the cover of this special issue, for use of their sales and service staff, and for display in their show rooms and customer waiting areas. It is interesting in that there is a good history of the Packard Motor Car Company to that time. Also interesting are the advertisements from vendors to Packard and other businesses in the automobile industry congratulating the company on its accomplishments.

Published: 2008-10-09 Views: 1286 times

Air Conditioner & Fridge News - Packard A/C Image

Article from Air Conditioner & Fridge News talking about Packard's new A/C

Published: 2017-02-10 Views: 513 times

Crossing Tradition with Chain Lightning Image

A 1940 magazine ad for the Packard Motor Car Company. It goes into how you can get "More car for your money!" with "Prices still further reduced as much as $133 less than a year ago". The model illustrated is a 1940 Packard One-Ten Touring Sedan $975.

Published: 2007-02-09 Views: 420 times

General Service Bulletins Image

These are the General Service Bulletins that were sent to Zones and Dealer. They contain additional information that is useful in regards to parts and special service information

Published: 2018-02-20 Views: 1041 times

How To: Packard Delco Shock Rebuild Image

This is a "How To" written by Mark Hill on how to rebuild the Delco "Lever Action" Shocks used by Packard.

Published: 2013-05-07 Views: 2248 times

Packard and Studebaker-Packard Annual Corporate Reports Image

These Packard and Studebaker-Packard Annual Corporate Reports were prepared each year for the annual stockholders meeting and distributed to the shareholders. They contains interesting information on both what occurred the previous year and also the some outlooks for the coming year. Some contain wonderful pictures of new models, new plant renderings, etc.

Published: 2012-04-19 Views: 2533 times

Packard Carburetor Application List Image

This is a list of carburetor application by model. It is a work in progress and will be edited and updated and information is discovered.

Published: 2011-04-20 Views: 2733 times

Packard Hub Cap and Wheel Cover Identification Guide Image

This guide was put together to help identify Hub Caps and Full Wheel Covers that were used on Packard models. This is a work in progress, so it will be updated as folks are able to give me more pictures and information.

(Updated Rev 4)

Published: 2010-03-10 Views: 5393 times

Packard Monoblock Inline 8-Cyl Engine Specifications 1935-54 Image

Compiled table of Packard Monoblock Inline 8-Cyl Engine Specifications for 1935-1954.

Published: 2009-09-30 Views: 5131 times

Packard Patent Filings Image

The is a collection of Packard Patent Filings grouped by initial filing date. Please note that Packard filed for patent many years before those items were used in production in some cases.

Published: 2016-07-08 Views: 1121 times

Packard Promotional Pointers Image

These are a set of Packard Promotional Pointers that were sent to dealers to give them information on both current Packard advertising and promotions as well as tip on promoting their dealerships and the Packard brand in their local markets.

Published: 2017-02-08 Views: 868 times

Packard Section from period Motors Manual Image

This I belive is a Packard Section from a Motors Parts and Labor reference manual. It contains basic information about all the models from 1940-54. It has a lot of tune up information, engine and body serial numbers. If has several exploded parts breakdown sheets that include the Transmission, Overdrive, Ultramatics, Trendle Bendix unit, Powersterring, Front Suspension, and steering. As well as a pretty comprehensive mechanical parts list.

Published: 2006-04-22 Views: 2956 times

Packard Service Training File Supplements Image

This a collection of Pre-War Film Supplements that were provided to Packard Service departments as part of Service Training. This booklets contains condensed service information on a variety of topics. As more of the Supplements are found they will be added to the list below. If you have any, please donate a scanned copy of them to the website.

Published: 2009-10-05 Views: 892 times

Parts and Accessories Bulletins Image

These are the Parts and Accessories Bulletins that were sent from Factory to the Zone and Dealer about changes in Parts and Accessories.

Published: 2018-02-21 Views: 1557 times

Philadelphia Zone Office Letters Image

These are letter issued by the Philadelphia Zone Office, to dealers located in their zone, on various Service related subjects.

Published: 2018-03-12 Views: 1159 times

Stewart Warner Electric Wiper Service Information Image

This is the Stewart Warner Electric Wiper service information covering adjustment and repair.

Published: 2010-08-17 Views: 1014 times

Stromberg Carburetor Packard Manual and Parts Catalog Image

This is a Stromberg Carburetor Manual and Parts Catalog prepared for the Packard Motor Car Company. This was sent to the Service Managers at the Packard dealerships

Published: 2017-10-23 Views: 2178 times

US-Rubber Passenger Car Spark Plug Chart Image

This was an original insert card that was hung next to a the spark plug rack at a garage. It lists which spark plugs to use for many of the US Passenger cars from 1930-1942.

Published: 2012-05-17 Views: 1454 times

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