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Re: Okay, why is oil pressure going UP at idle and DOWN at speed??
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How is the oil level?

Posted on: 5/30 10:28
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: ISO 1941 110 OD Transmission
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Man I would take anything that I will need to do the swap..... Thanks for looking when/if you do.

Posted on: 5/22 18:59
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: ISO 1941 110 OD Transmission
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PackardDon wrote:
Yes, I had my 1940 110’s shortened when I added overdrive but that was decades before the Internet where finding the proper one is much easier. The compromise rear end (my own terminology) had a ratio that gave adequate power from a stop while lowering the higher speed rpms but the proper one for overdrive will be far zippier from a stop and the overdrive will handle the high end by reducing the rpms by about 30% when engaged.

As ring and pinion change is doable but likely more work than changing the unit.



Hey Don the internet is good!!!! but shipping is way expensive, and people are gouging everything on price these days. I'll have to compare the cost of buying a correct drive line and differential VS the cost of using what I have. If I buy correct I have the cost of the parts plus shipping and the cost of going through the shaft and differential, It may be cost effective to use the original stuff it will way less expensive??

Posted on: 5/22 13:09
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: ISO 1941 110 OD Transmission
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Could the current drive shaft just be shortened???? I'm not sure of the ratio that's stock in a non OD tranny, I suppose ring and pinion change isn't doable??

Posted on: 5/22 12:12
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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ISO 1941 110 OD Transmission
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Does anybody have or know where I can get a OD transmission for my 41 110.
Thanks

Posted on: 5/22 10:29
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: 6 Volt Electric Fuel Pump
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PackardDon wrote:
They are 550 miles away at me Oregon shop and we are on lockdown here in the Bay Area of California but I plan on going up as soon as I'm able.

As for your Belair, I can't speak for that but the neighbor where I used to live had an identical one in his 1952 Cadillac. They were made, I believe, by AC but I have also seen them with the Carter logo.


i can wait !!!!

Posted on: 2020/11/21 14:57
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: 6 Volt Electric Fuel Pump
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PackardDon wrote:
The "factory type" was referring to the regular glass bowl filter that attaches to the inlet of the carburetor and the line from the pump connects to it. They were a common accessory that is still available but with a modern replaceable element rather than the washable ceramic element of the original. I have several new one at my Oregon shop if you can't find one more quickly.[/quo

Not in a hurray at all, do you have a picture of one i may have one< sounds like one i had for my 56 Belair

Posted on: 2020/11/21 13:58
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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Re: 6 Volt Electric Fuel Pump
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PackardDon wrote:
I only ever had an electric pump in one Packard and only because it came with it (a 1953 Clipper Deluxe) and it was easier to leave it in. Some pumps have adjustable pressure so shut off when not needed while others just keep pumping. Mine was the diaphragm type which will still pass fuel through from the mechanical pump even when shut off but other types need to run all the time or they'll block the flow.

Bottom line is I can see no reason to install an electric pump and they may just be patches to cover another problem that needs addressing first. If the mechanical pump is in good condition, its valves should minimize fuel running back to the tank when sitting for periods of time.

I would, however, use a filter at all times and prefer the factory type if for nothing other than appearance. The modern in-line filters look odd to me in an old car.


Hey Don thanks for the info, I am thinking I will give just the mechanical fuel pump a shot, crossing my fingers that the lobe on the cam is still good!!!!

But you mentioned that you would use the "factory type" i was under the impression that they didn't use one ??? ......do you have a picture of what one would look like???

Posted on: 2020/11/21 8:11
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

1941 Packard 110 Club Coupe Deluxe
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Re: 6 Volt Electric Fuel Pump
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Hey Chris, I had Arthur Gould rebuild the pump, it looks cherry and they said it passed the bench test just fine. That's a great question, and now I wonder if you/someone else has ever had any problems with the mechanical pump pulling through the electrical pump???

Posted on: 2020/11/20 15:58
Pat and Melanie Westerkamp

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6 Volt Electric Fuel Pump
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I just received my rebuilt fuel pump and it looks awesome. In talking to the rebuilder, he was telling me that I should use a electric pump and filter some where before the mechanical, I asked why the pump ????? He said it helps the fuel pump if the car has been sitting for awhile.......but wouldn't i run the risk of over pressirizing the needle seat running 2 pumps?????? And I'm not sure if you all run filters???? If so where??? I was thinking about putting a filter down where the rubber hose hooks to the pump and the supply line?????

Posted on: 2020/11/20 11:36
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