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1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper 8 Series 2126Know your VIN?
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Original Base Price $4,307.00
No. Produced 3,081
Body Maker Packard
No. Doors 4
Model Number 2150
Weight 4,900lbs
Wheelbase 148 inches
Length 215.5 inches
Front Tread 59.25 inches
Rear Tread 60 11/16 inches
Type Straight 8 L-head
Displacement 356 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 3 1/2 & 4 5/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 6.85 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt
Brake Horsepower 165@3600
Rated Horsepower 39.02
Torque 292@2000
Main Bearings 9
Valve Lifters Hydraulic
Block Material
Engine Numbers F506001 to F521551
Engine No. Location On boss, upper left side of block.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Dual downdraft
Make Carter
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.43 to 1
2nd 1.53 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.16 to 1
Single dry plate
Clutch Size 11 inches
Differential Ratio 4.09 to 1
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Leaf spring
Worm & roller
Service 4 wheel hydraulic drum
Front Size 12 inches
Rear Size 12 inches
Emergency Internal expanding on rear service brakes
Size 12 inches
Exhaust System
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 6
Cooling System Centrifugal water pump
Radiator Tubular and fin
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 7.5 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 20 Gallons
Oil 7 Quarts
Transmission 2 Pints
Cooling System 20 Quarts
Rear Differential 6.75 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. Same as engine number
VIN Description
VIN Location On boss upper left side of block.
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Packard-A History of the Motor Car & Company BR KimesLos Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975 Krause Pub.Los Angeles Public Library
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Appv'd Pack. Svc Man'l Section VI Chassis - 1st Ed 14M-9-49Horseless Carriage Foundation
Packard Flat Rate Manual 1941-1953 (dated August 1953)Horseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age April 1947Los Angeles Public Library
Automotive Industries March 15 1946Detroit Public Library (Nat'l Auto. Hist. Collctn)
5201 Woodward
Detroit MI 48202
(313) 833-1456
Paint Type
Colors Doreen Yellow
Vanderbilt Gray Metallic
Lowell Gray Metallic
Coral Blue Metallic
Vermont Green Metallic
Upper-Ruxton Brown Metallic/Lower-Doreen Yellow
Atlantic Blue Metallic
Lexington Blue Metallic
Cavalier Maroon Metallic
Standard/Optional Equipment
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