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1953 clipper
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I have 53 clipper. 3 speed overdrive. When I downshift it feels like I’m in neutral till I give it throttle. Is this normal??

Posted on: 4/30 16:33
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Re: 1953 clipper
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In overdrive you will get that sensation.

Posted on: 4/30 17:13
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G'day winger,
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I invite you to include your '53 Clipper in PackardInfo's Packard Vehicle Registry.

Posted on: 4/30 18:36

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Re: 1953 clipper
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That sensation--freewheeling, should only be noticeable below the overdrive engagement speed of twenty-something mph. If that is what you are getting above that speed, then the overdrive is not working.

Posted on: 5/1 6:38
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