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Re: Parking
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RIki Henneberg wrote:
How many times have this happened to you.

Fing people.

I park way out where no one was. But no some ass has to park next to me. And it was a bitch cause I couldn't see pulling out.


Sorta off the subject, but looking at your picture, I'm struck at how the Packard looks considerably smaller than the truck or the van on the other side of it! Maybe it's just the perspective of the picture?

Posted on: Yesterday 9:34
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Re: Website
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Back up and running so quickly, thanks for all the hard work BigKev!!

Posted on: Yesterday 4:44
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Re: KPack's 1954 Panama
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Nice! I have a HF freestanding cabinet that I got about 15 years ago, it had to be assembled which was quite a job. But it allowed me to make sure all the seams were properly sealed. Have used the heck out of that blast cabinet, still works great. Had to replace the gloves early on, got a US made pair that have held up really well.

Next you need a powder coating setup. I haven't gotten one of those yet, but still would like to get one someday.

Posted on: 1/5 5:08
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Re: 1937 Packard 120 Mechanical Parts
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Don 37 wrote:
I know the poster probably copied the text word for word. The mechanical parts for the most part would be 1937 115C as it is a 6 cylinder car and not an 8 120C. The person doing the hot rodding most likely a hot rodder first and a Packard owner second.


Yes, I copied what the owner said the car was. I'm not the best on identifying postwar Packards, but of prewar Packards I know nothing.

Posted on: 12/28 5:07
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1937 Packard 120 Mechanical Parts
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NOT MINE! Saw this on Craigslist, mechanical parts for a 1937 Packard 120. Looks like this one is going to be 'street rodded' .
1937 Packard 120 Mechanical Parts

I have no connection or interest in this, but saw on one of my infrequent searches on Craigslist and want to share with the group.

Posted on: 12/26 8:55
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327 Packard Pistons .040" Oversize
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NOT MINE! Saw on Craigslist, .040" oversize pistons for Packard 327. Pilot Engines is a long-time engine rebuilder in this area, a reputable company. I have no interest or connection, just wanted to share.

327 Packard Pistons

Posted on: 12/26 8:48
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Re: John's 1953 Patrician
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John, are you converting the front brakes to disc as well?

Posted on: 12/25 5:47
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Re: 1956 executive disc brake conversion kits
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Nice radiator! Griffin Radiator in South Carolina, very reputable company.

Will be looking forward to a report of how the car cools with the new rad.

Posted on: 12/24 8:24
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Re: Auction: '40 160 & '41 180 sedans, 12-21 to 12-24 Hickory, NC
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And I was just in Hickory yesterday! Doesn't matter tho, these cars are WAY above my pay scale!

Posted on: 12/23 20:21
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Re: Ken's 1937 120 Touring Sedan
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Ken P wrote:
But, with the engine revved up to 900 rpm, I get 3 degrees of advance (perfect) and 7 degrees of advance at 2200 RPM (3 degrees too low). So I either have a weight or a spring problem, which I don't have the tools or ability to correct.
Merry Christmas!


The advance issue may be just the various pivot points and moving parts gummed up. Getting to the advance weights should only take rudimentary tools. If you are replacing the bushings, you will have to disassemble the advance mechanism. Just take pictures or make sketches of how everything fits back. Clean everything up, and lightly lube the pivots and pins. I normally use a light grease like Lubriplate or engine assembly lube or 00 grease. If the pins are worn or the holes in the weights are oval shaped or the slots in the cam plate are worn, then you will have some part replacement to do.

Posted on: 12/23 16:29
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