Gearhead of the Week 51

Dennis has a 1951 Packard 300. He says that the top was chopped 4 1/2" in front, 6 1/2" in back, and the back glass was replaced with a back window from a Packard 200. The rear doors were shortened and welded in the B pillar was moved back and welded to the rear doors then the front doors were stretched. The suspension was lowered about 3" in back. The engine is a Thunderbolt 327 Flathead Straight 8 with an Ultramatic transmission.

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Comment by William Manuel Arredondo on February 25, 2012 at 11:49am

that looks great

Comment by Steve on February 22, 2012 at 11:17pm

Wow! and a Packard no less. What an interesting car to hot rod. It looks true fifties. Excellent!

Comment by Michael R Watts on February 15, 2012 at 10:16am

I like your paint job and the top mods really makes it look mean and lean. Awesome!!

Comment by Micheal F Anslinger on February 12, 2012 at 10:31pm

 I like It  you did a relly super job on It . IT out to be a show stopper  Award winner at any car show

Comment by Nicole on February 11, 2012 at 8:59am

Now that's beautiful! I love everything you did with it. I see a real rolling work of art on wheels! Great job and congrats!

Comment by Patrick W. Morrone on February 10, 2012 at 1:45pm

Totally AWESOME ride love the look.

Comment by Tom Yary on February 9, 2012 at 7:15pm
Very nicely done excellent job.
Comment by ron callahan on February 9, 2012 at 4:28pm
Way cool dennis nice ride
Comment by charles p. horton on February 9, 2012 at 12:30pm

very cool,how much did you do your self?

Comment by Harold Wayne Zonker on February 9, 2012 at 9:48am

I wasn't to crazy about it. Now on the other hand a fully original as in stock would be beautiful

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