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Help identifying a 1941 part
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I had the 41 180 up on jack stands while I put on new front tires. When I went to lower the car, I heard something drop near the passenger front tire and I found this piece. I have looked in the parts list drawing of the front suspension and I don't find anything that looks like it could be this. That led me to think it might have dropped from higher up. Can anyone identify this for me?

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Posted on: 2020/3/31 9:40
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Re: Preferred tire supplier 1941
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Ultimately I went with the Coker Goodrich. Now, the issue I am having is finding someone to mount them. I have tried a national chain store near me but they say no, their chain and probably all chains are not allowed to change tubed tires. I checked with a little independent discount tire store that does new and used tires. There was a language barrier there, but the end result was clear- No. I then found another near by independent shop that said yes, but that they are still getting moved in from their old location where they had been for 25 years and to come back next week. Well, at least I got a Yes.

Posted on: 2020/3/22 14:34
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Re: Rear tire removal
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I have the other stands tied up on the coupe. I was going to start by doing the swap out on the tires I bought for the coupe and then do the sedan but after jacking up the coupe I found the sedan had gone flat . I tried changing the valve stem insides but it still leaked so some OCD and ADD set in and I ordered tires for the sedan. Assuming our local show in April doesn't get scuttled by world events, I asked several friends to ride there with me. They won't all fit in the coupe so the sedan bumped the line. Sorry for the overly verbose reply.

Posted on: 2020/3/18 16:37
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Re: Rear tire removal
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Thanks all. I got it jacked up in the back and got the jack stands in. I used a piece of 4x4 between the frame and the jack. It gave it some added height and the arm of the jack didn't have to go so high. The tires have room to slide out but not lots. Enough is as good as plenty in this case. I do have to admit, it was a bit nerve racking jacking up this behemoth for the first time. Much less worrisome when I jack up the coupe. It's been a little bit of a task finding a place that will mount tubed tires but the third was the charm.

Now, anything unusual I should worry about when I go to take off the fronts next week?

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Posted on: 2020/3/18 14:43
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Re: Rear tire removal
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Thank you much! I put the jack under the place where the springs attach to the axle and put the jack stand under the axle just inboard of that. I'll go back and look for a point on the frame where I can jack it and put a jack stand near by. It's a new car to me and I am just making my first excursion under it. To be slim would be a big help

Posted on: 2020/3/18 12:52
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Rear tire removal
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Boy do I feel dumb, but is there any particular trick to removing the rear tire on a 41 7 passenger sedan? I have one side up on a jack stand but the tire doesn't clear the fender. The only thing I can think of is to remove the castle nut and see if that gives me the clearance I need.

Posted on: 2020/3/18 11:53
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Re: Preferred tire supplier 1941
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Continuing on the tire topic, how long do you guys go between purchasing new sets? I assume that your cars don't accumulate thousands of miles a year and wear away the tread (I could be wrong), so at what age do you replace your tires?

Posted on: 2020/3/13 3:43
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Preferred tire supplier 1941
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Was there any specific OEM manufacturer used for WWW tires for the 1941 model year or was it much like today where the tire supplier changed over the course of the year?

I am looking to replace the WWWs on my 1941 7 Passenger Sedan and I am looking at the Coker Firestone bias ply which is nice but I'm not sure how I feel about the raised lettering in the white wall, and the Coker BF Goodrich bias ply which appears to be less gaudy. If Firestone was OEM, I'll probably go with that. If there was no specific OEM supplier I'll probably go with the Goodrich.

Posted on: 2020/3/11 20:03
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1941 180 Owner's Manual
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I recently obtained a 1941 180 7 Passenger Sedan to keep my 37 Sport Coupe company in the garage. The prior owner included Motor Manuals, Flat Rate Manuals and a 1941 Packard Preliminary Shop Manual that includes Custom Super Eight One-Eighty Models 1906-1907-1908. I have looked at the Packard Literature and Manuals link on this site but I do not find anything that specifically says it is an Owner's Manual. This Preliminary Shop Manual reads and looks an awful lot like my 1937 Packard Six Operation and Maintenance Data Manual. Is this 1941 version in fact the Owner's Manual? It has almost all of the same type of useful information that the earlier manual has, but the different name is the cause for my confusion.


Posted on: 2020/3/8 19:05
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Re: Sarasota Florida Car Show
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I wan't aware that such a thing would be GeoBlocked. Now I'll do what I should have done in the first place- old fashioned copy and paste:

"Date

Apr 19th, 2020

Sarasota County Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, Florida 34237, United States

Exhibitor

Car Corral: $25.00


Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Admission

Spectators: $5.00
Children 10 & Under Free
Description

The Devereaux - Kaiser Car Meet will be held on Apr 19th, 2020 in Sarasota, Florida. This Sarasota car show is held at Sarasota County Fairgrounds.

The 51st Annual Devereaux-Kaiser Car show, hosted by the Sarasota Firefighters Benevolent Fund, one of the largest shows of its type in Florida!
Cars, trucks, motorcycles, hot rods & customs, military and service vehicles, 25 years and older.

No judging, registration or charge for show vehicles.

Car corral, vendors, food trucks, beer garden. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Sarasota Firefighters Benevolent Fund."


Thanks Guscha for the compliment on the new addition to the two car stable. It's looooong and huge. It was never on my radar, yet there it is.

Posted on: 2020/3/8 7:21
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