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Re: 1941 Clipper, $8500 (not mine)
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I've seen this one for past while on Craigslist and it has come down in price. My only major concern would be the rusted-out floor boards....are they a symptom of a much broader corrosion problem? I imagine that replacing the rusted out areas isn't exactly easy either. Never done it myself so I don't know.

Nice looking car otherwise.

-Kevin

Posted on: 2018/1/11 17:12
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Re: Pics from the weekend...
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Nice pictures Kev. Love the cars, and love the herringbone brick on the driveway. That's classy.

Owen, nice pictures also. There are some beautiful cars there. The 160DE is certainly eye-catching. I need to figure out when the next gathering is in my state and see if I can attend.

Posted on: 2017/5/31 12:05
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Re: Various CL Pickings
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by BDC on 2017/5/23 7:12:28
1940 120 with rebuilt engine and overdrive. This sounds like a good deal. https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/6140637632.html


The owner posted this on a separate thread here, with additional details on where this car stands.

http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mod ... _id=19331#forumpost191633

Says the paint is in poor condition, but from the photos it doesn't seem that bad. This car is very tempting to me....price is right, and if it's in decent running condition I'm sure I can figure out how to take care of the other things that need attention. Now to convince my wife that right now is the right time to buy a Packard

-Kevin

Posted on: 2017/5/23 17:44
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Re: 1940 120 w/overdrive
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Do you have a price? And what needs to be done to the car?

Posted on: 2017/5/12 8:58
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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Kevin, bad news. Follow this -> link to find out that the quotation dates from 2014 (or older). The same goes for pic #1. Very sorry to behave like a spoilsport.


Guscha, I'm not following you here. From what I understand the pictures of the outside of the car and the ones on the first link you posted are from sometime in 2014 or prior, while the ones I posted were taken 2016. I guess I'm not sure of why that is bad news? I know the gentleman had it for sale several years ago but stopped advertising it a year or so ago.

-Kevin

Posted on: 2016/12/5 19:24
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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Guscha - Thanks again for the input. The seats (all of them) felt very stout and springy, but I'm also not sure of how much any of them have been used.

Fred and Steve - Thanks for the input. Now that I know what more to look for I may may another trip down and look things over more carefully and get better pictures. It's possible that it may be original, particularly if the mileage is correct. I know the gentleman that owns it now has kept it in a windowless garage the entire time he's owned it, removing it for short drives and exercise every once in a while. Beyond that I don't know. You both have me really considering jumping on this car.

Roger - Yes, those images in the sales brochure were artist's renderings, so they may or may not be accurate.

I have attached a few other images that may be helpful. Hopefully these ones you can blow up and see things better.

-Kevin

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Posted on: 2016/12/5 17:10
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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See also the 1941 Dealer Information booklet that can be found on this site. It shows colored steering wheels as an option for the 110 Deluxe models. Lots of other good information as well.


That's next on my list to look through. Thanks for the tip!

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Normally the steering wheel column and emergency brake were painted a dark tan color - in this car they are painted the same color as the instrument panel. Maybe that is the way it is supposed to be for Multi-Tone Cars. I could not verify that reading the Data Book. Others may know.


Looking through the 1941 110 and 120 Brochure (http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mod ... icle/view.article.php?359), there are several pictures of interiors the same color as the car above (though on 120's). On page 13 there is a picture showing that the steering column and parking brake are painted the same color as the rest of the interior.

-Kevin

Posted on: 2016/12/4 17:34
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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Guscha - I noticed while looking through the interior that the door lock knobs (the knobs on the top of doors) were in really rough shape compared to the rest of the plastic. A couple of them were so vulcanized that they looked as if they had been set on fire. One of them was missing all of the plastic. So it would appear that the dash plastic has possibly been replaced at some point since none of it appears to be as affected as the door lock knobs. The steering wheel has a leather wrap on it, so no idea what the plastic is like underneath....but I can assume it is cracked.

Roger - thanks, that is all valuable information. I'm going to find and download '41 data book right now and have a good read through it. I had no idea about the "multi-tone" option. I was wondering why there was no woodgraining in there, and now I know.

When you say the windshield and rear window are supposed to have chrome surrounds, are you referring to the interior or exterior?

Also, I'll see if I can post some blown up portions of the above pictures.


-Kevin

Posted on: 2016/12/4 15:37
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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Mal - Yes, I had seen that car. Looks like a nice project, decent price too. The only hesitations I have with that car are the amount of work it would take to restore (paint, chrome, etc) and that I would have to pay to ship it. Really nice base car though....now you have me considering. There is a nice '38 110 on there too for the right price....

Ross - Good to know about the manifold. If I end up getting this car then I'll look into having it machined first.

-Kevin

Posted on: 2016/12/4 11:07
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Re: Considering purchasing 1941 110 Deluxe...Advice?
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Nice and concise, thanks for the info saltydog. I'll check around and see about a replacement manifold.

-Kevin

Posted on: 2016/12/3 22:28
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