kind of donít know where to list this car: itís
got a GM Ram-Jet 350 cubic inch, 350 horsepower
crate engine with four speed automatic overdrive
transmission, power rack and pinion steering, modern
rear axle and independent front suspension with
power disc brakes, air conditioning and a good stereo.
But a í40 Packard convertible is really a nice antique,
too. So itís listed on both pages, Antique and Custom.
I think this car is one of the most dramatic before/after
photos weíve ever had. This customer had disassembled
the car 18 years ago, stored it in the garage, the
attic, the basement, and the back yard. Heís retired
now, and wanted to drive this car to South Dakota
to go hunting with his brother. So we got to work!
The dash was completely unsalvageable, so we built
a new one with modern gauges. We built a new convertible
top, piecing a few of the old top bows together,
and making the rest. The interior includes modern