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(5622) Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan - Brian Wilson

Model Information
YEAR:
1956
SERIES:
56th
MODEL:
5622
MODEL NAME:
Clipper Deluxe Touring Sedan
VIN NUMBER:
56226194
THEFT NUMBER:
*MISSING*
General Information
STATUS:
Current Owner
STATUS DATE:
ACQUIRED WHERE:
Adelaide, South Australia
ACQUIRED DATE:
ACQUIRED CONDITION:
Average
OWNED LOCATION:
Sydney, Australia
OWNED CONDITION:
Average
ORG DEALERSHIP:
DELIVERED DATE:
Interior Information Exterior Information
INTERIOR CODE:
PAINT CODE:
PAINT NAME:
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Original White/black cloth
EXTERIOR DESCRIPTION:
Repainted dark blue in 1980s from original yellow/white roof.
Drivetrain Information
ENGINE SERIAL:
V571150P
ENGINE:
352 V8
TRANSMISSION:
Ultramatic
Other Information
OPTIONAL EQUIPTMENT:
Twin Traction LSD, wheel disks, radio, heater, Torsion Level
suspension, wire wheels, Treadlevac power brakes
Ultramatic transmission with selector lever, rear fender
skirts
VEHICLE HISTORY/
PROJECT STATUS:

Delivered new in Australia (with RHD) by the Packard importer in Melbourne - Kellow Falkiner (Rolls Royce and Bentley dealers). Apparently assembled from CKD kit. Fitted with locally made AWA Pushbutton radio and Smiths heater. Largely original, except for paint colour which was yellow with white roof. Restored and repainted dark blue in 198s. Another mechanical overhaul about 1 years ago. Converted to electric wipers with local Preslite motor etc. - most likely fitted when oil pump was replaced.

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divOne of the last cars manufactured by Packard in the US, and one of about 12 imported to Australia in 1956 including three Clippers. Don't know of any others still running here. One was converted to a pickup then cannibalised for parts (some of which I have). The other is still in Victoria but not running./div
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divHave now discovered that the engine number was not originally assigned by Packard. It was stamped after it arrived in Australia to satisfy the registration authorities. Sorry Owen-Dyneto!/div
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divMechanical overhaul in 198s, including engine with upgraded oil pump, valve seals etc, recored radiator./div
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divQuite original. Planning light cosmetic restoration. Perhaps for wife to drive!/div



















Vehicle Modifications
MODIFICATIONS:

Stainless steel twin exhaust system. Repainted dark blue (a Ford Australia colour, but very similar to Packard dark blue). Edelbrock 4-barrel carburettor with manifold to suit. Wire wheels with Ford centres (to fit Junior stud pattern). Modern Bluetooth radio fitted in glove compartment (original AWA AM radio still in dash). Modified oil pump and electric wipers. Manual control for Torsion Level, for negotiating steep driveways etc (and entertaining bystanders at traffic lights).




















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