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HEI Conversion
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BigKev
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Eric,

If I remember right, at one point in time didnt you come up with a HEI conversion for the Straight 8 motors?

I'm just curious how that worked and what was involved.

Posted on: 2007/7/9 15:09
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Eric Boyle
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Oh yeah, long time ago. You use a Pontiac or Olds distributor, and some slight modifications. It's pretty easy, just use the original Packard lower shaft. I can give anyone directions on how to make one.

Posted on: 2007/7/10 2:11
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Did you notice any change in performance, gas mileage, etc?

Posted on: 2007/7/10 10:43
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Performance seems to be better, but drivability is the greatest gain. I've had the HEI in my V8 for 2 years, and haven't had a lick of trouble from it. I've never even touched it since I first put it in there 2 years ago.

Posted on: 2007/7/10 13:07
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I may have to cobble a HEI together for my '54 once it get it further along and it turns into a daily driver.

Posted on: 2007/7/10 13:20
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When you're ready, send me a message and I'll give you my tele # so I can explain it to you in better detail. It's not as hard as you think it is to do.

Posted on: 2007/7/11 1:01
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JimGnitecki
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Could I impose on you to send me those HEI instructions?

I have a 1952 Packard 200 with 288, and it is my daily driver!

Jim Gnitecki
JimGnitecki@msn.com

Posted on: 2008/6/23 19:20
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Packman,
Likewise here on the HEI conversion, I have a 56 Executive which is a driver and I have been trying to find an HEI that would work. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Either a pm or email at wlsteiner@suddenlink.net.
Thanks
Bill

Posted on: 2008/6/23 21:45
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Eric Boyle
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Ask and ye shall recieve, I posted both of them in the Modified Discussion Forum.

Posted on: 2008/6/24 1:17
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Cli55er
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why not just get rid of the points and get the electronic ignition conversion off ebay for a buck 50....would be much easier to do.

Posted on: 2008/6/24 9:02
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