1932 Ninth Series Packard Standard Eight Model 901 Five Passenger Sedan
A sound, good running vehicle which was repainted and reupholstered in the 1980’s and has been maintained mechanically up to the present.
- Top is in good condition, with no leaks.
- Upholstery is in good condition, although it was done in an incorrect material, it was done in the correct manner.
- Paint is in reasonably good condition but has cracked in several areas.
- Brakes are very good and even with no pulling to either side.
- Transmission is a four speed synchromesh unit which shifts beautifully.
- Clutch is very good, no slipping or chattering providing a smooth engagement.
- Steering is very good with no wander or looseness in the wheel.
- Chromed parts are in very good condition
- Cooling system is in good working order with no overheating. Radiator shutters are currently not operable and are permanently in the open position.
- Electrical system is in good order. A new ammeter has been installed recently.
- Bedford Coach size 700 x 19 six-ply, tires (and tubes) were installed less that 200 miles ago (2016)
- Left rear outside door handle is incorrect.
- There is a small chip out of the horn button ring.
- Carburetor is an SF-3 Stromberg, which operates very well.
- The correct style coil that mounts behind the dash board and is integral with the ignition switch is in place.
- Fuel gage does not function.
- Oil pressure gauge is functional
- With its 4.36 rear end this 901 is a pleasant old Packard to drive