1941 Packard Coupe - Henry Cabrera

Vehicle
1941 Packard Club Coupe
Owner
Henry 'Hank' Cabrera of Pittsburg, CA
Car Club
Style Kings
Built By
Menges Twins Speed Shop of Creston, CA
Body
3 Window Club Coupe modified with a 5-3/4” Chop
Bottom of frame shaved to lay running boards
Original 1941 Packard front & rear bumper
Rear half of roof hand fabricated
Original 1941 Packard Grille
Rear Quarter windows relocated to rear window
Stock 1941 Packard headlights & tail lights
Metalwork & Bodywork by Menges Twins Speed Shop. Creston, CA
Paint
Hot Rod Flatz Royal Maroon
Paintwork by Menges Twins Speed Shop. Creston, CA
Interior
Brown distressed leather with tan suede upholstery
Stock Seat frame with lowered foam
Upholstery by Modesto Customs. Modesto, CA
Custom fabricated dash with Stewart Warner Instrument Gauges
Dash & Garnish Mouldings painted by Lucky 7 Customs. Antioch, CA
1966 Cadillac Steering Wheel with Ididit Tilt Steering Column
Gold Carpet floor & trunk
Kenwood Stereo System by Henry Cabrera. Pittsburg, CA
Chassis
Original 1941 Packard Chassis with 1967 Firebird Front Suspension
C-Notched in the rear with JG Design & Fab 2-Link Kit
Pontiac Steering Box
Chassis Fabrication by Menges Twins Speed Shop. Creston, CA
Suspension
4 link kit with air bags & shock mounts
2 Viair Compressors
Suspension by Menges Twins Speed Shop. Creston, CA
Brakes
Front : Disc
Rear : Hydraulic Drums
Wheels/Tires
15” x 6" 1951 Chevy red steel wheels with 15” 1951 Packard hubcaps wrapped in 5.60 rear & 6.70 front Firestone Deluxe Champion Bias-ply whitewall tires
Drivetrain
GM Small Block 350 v8 engine; painted orange
Finned aluminum valve covers & air cleaner
Aluminum Radiator
Edelbrock Aluminimum Intake 600cfm carburetor
Stock intake manifold, headers, cylinder heads, & camshaft
Engine work by Henry Cabrera. Pittsburg, CA
Transmission
GM TH400 automatic transmission
Engine & Transmission Work by Henry Cabrera. Pittsburg, CA
One-piece steel driveshaft
Mustang Gas Tank relocated in trunk
Painless Wiring Harness by Henry Cabrera. Pittsburg, CA
Dual 10” length Glasspacks by Speedee Muffler. Fremont, CA
Chrome Plating by Moreno's Metal Polishing. Fresno, CA
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