1950 Packard Super 8
Sedan Car for sale in Redondo Beach, California 90278
Redondo Beach, CA
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
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1950 Packard Super 8 $12,000
This car has presence. Beautiful 1950 Packard Super Deluxe 8 Touring Sedan. Total production only 4,722 cars. Probably no more than 1,000 to 1,500 left. When you go to your local car show lots of stares and thumb up signs on your drive there and when you arrive you will more than likely be the only one with a 50s era Packard. Believed to have less than 92,000 original miles.
I purchased the car in April 2015. Found out researching the car it was owned by Terry Hilton Estates through Mecum Auto Auctions. Its been an absolute joy to own. Like any 68 year old car that has not been a nut and bolt restoration its a work in progress.and I have put a lot of work and money into this car since Ive owned it. I have my receipts and previous owners receipts.
New battery less than a month old
Rebuilt original carburetor less than 2 months ago
Mechanical restoration on speedometer by Speedo 55 less than 6 months ago.
Complete new wiring harness less than 6 months ago. I have all the old wiring to show.
Full tune up with points, condenser, distributor cap, rotor and plugs replacedless than 12 months ago
Installed OEM tail shaft housing, seal, u-joints by TJH Classic Carsless than 18 months ago
New master cylinder, rear wheel cylinder, sway bar end links, brake lines flushed by TJH Classic carsless than 18 months ago
OEM transmission mounts installed, replaced transmission seal and fluid by TJH Classic Cars18 months ago
Filled front end shocks with correct oil by TJH Classic Cars.18 months ago
OEM rear end housing installed and cleaned out by TJH Classic cars18 months ago
Pulled and replaced rear drive axel, cleaned and inspected by TJH Classic Cars.18 months ago
All locks inspected and keyed alike by Pop a Lock. I have the original key to the car.
New Coker 235/75/R15 Tires by Performance Tireless than a 1,000 miles
Chrome replated and car painted 4 years ago by previous owner. Many receipts from previous owner.
I have an original owners operation manual, service manual (reproduction), literature and Packard International Magazines and SoCal member periodicals. I joined the SoCal Packards Club.
Why Am I selling? Im moving out of state and my time, effort and money is now going towards a 1968 GT Mustangwe are original owners of that car.
Please call or text if you have any questions or would like to schedule a time to see the Packard. Thanks for looking.
1950 Packard Super 8 Specifications
Classic Car ID100994657
Trim Body Style
Custom Exterior ColorN/A
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