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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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I have been staring at the Packard Parts List and the hard copy of the parts book for a hour now and have come to the conclusion that there is an error in Group 8.010 on the last three items but I'm not sure what it is. Can the tank have been fastened in by 8 bolts?

In the meantime, I was actually looking for the size, head and slot type of the screws that holds the fuel level sender. Does anyone know or can you point me to it in the parts book? I thought I had looked it up before but I can't find it now.

Posted on: 9/11 20:41
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No idea on the support question unless those might be the number for the brackets that hold the strap and T bolts to the frame. Perhaps they bolt with 2 bolts each.

On the fuel sender screws believe these are the screws used. Found under sender, 4.0600

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Posted on: 9/11 21:50
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Re: Resurrecting a 1951 Henney-Packard Parts Car
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Thank you, Howard! I came across those in my search but when I saw the quantity of 1, I thought it was for something else. Perhaps another error in the parts book.

Posted on: 9/11 21:57
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If you mean the screws, my book says quantity of 6 with lockwashers.

Posted on: 9/11 22:01
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Thank you again. I looked only on the database version where it says 1 even though I know there are 6 so I’ll check my own proofed version to see if that was caught and corrected.

By lockwasher, I wonder if it's slotted, inside or outside star-type? Are they constrained or free?

Update: yes, it shows 6 in my site's copy of the database.

Posted on: 9/11 22:46
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For what it is worth, I think my 47 probably has the same arrangement but uses 5 screws. Also Fillister head and the lockwasher is the type with a single slot or cut with one side of the cut slightly raised. Not flat material but almost looks like they were made from square wire. Separate but sized the same outer diameter as the screw head. When compressed after screw is tightened it almost looks like the screw and washer are one.

Posted on: 9/12 9:01
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Thank you, Howard. I ordered some in stainless which will, I hope, arrive at my shop before I do. What you described, of course, is a standard split lock washer although it sounds by the description to be smaller in diameter than those commonly available.

Posted on: 9/12 10:57
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