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Re: Mike's 53 Caribbean
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I could not find anything in the parts x-ref, but does somebody know a standard part number for the front wheel bearing inner seals? I should be able to pick those up locally here in queens this week. Either a napa or a Chicago Rawhide number or something like that. Thanks!

Posted on: 6/9 22:04
1953 Clipper Delux Club Sedan, 1953 Caribbean, 1969 912, 1990 Miata
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Re: Mike's 53 Caribbean
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I'm showing several "Front Wheel Seals" listed in the X-Ref that show 51-56.

https://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/modules/parts/index.php?cat=26&catname=SUSPENSION%20&%20STEERING

Posted on: 6/9 22:23
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Re: Mike's 53 Caribbean
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You're right Kev, there were multiple numbers so it is a little confusing. My local "old school" parts guy couldn't find anything with the national 5759 nkmber, but the napa 17145 he was able to find. I have 2 of those on the way. Suitcase filling up with small parts.

Posted on: 6/10 8:56
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Re: Mike's 53 Caribbean
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If buying new Napa cylinders rather than just the kits, note that some might have metric bleed valves as I found when I bought some for my Patrician. One was metric and the other wasn't.

When I went through and better organized the brake parts cross reference section a while back, I tried to remove some duplicates but without actually having a part in-hand it was a bit tricky to do that!

Also, some entries indicate that an adapter of some sort is required including on the part numbers that I had used myself but none were needed on my car so maybe it was referencing the brass piece that the car came with which adapts the steel flare to the pipe threads in the cylinder. To me, that's part of the car rather than an adapter as the latter indicates (to me) that the cylinder thread is wrong and must be converted using an adapter so it's really not clear to me what that references.

Posted on: 6/10 12:29
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Re: Mike's 53 Caribbean
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I picked up two Timken 5836 seals. They look correct, but I will know for sure when I install them. If they fit, we can add it to the parts xref.

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Posted on: 6/10 20:44
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