Every so often, you run across a great eBay Motors listing, and your mind bristles at what you could do with item offered. Well, this listing has to rank as one of the greats, because the item in question is a Green Bay Packard… I’ll wait until that sinks in. Got it? OK, now let’s see what we can do with this magnificent beast because it’s now for sale at a starting bid of only $800.
There is so many possibilities… However, my recommendation is to prepare this historic piece of Detroit Iron to run with other not-so-prestigious machinery at the nearest 24-hours-of-LeMons event. It will be one of the oldest cars ever to run in any of the venues held around the country (If not the oldest…) and if you and your team of lunatics can keep it running throughout the race, you may end up with the coveted “Index of Effluency” trophy, an honor that is actually more prestigious than winning the event outright.
According to the listing:
Up for bid is a 1952 Packard Clipper. 4 door, flat head straight 8, 2 speed power glide automatic transmission.
Great parts car…..98% orginal, 95% complete
Some rust in lower panels.
NO TITLE…..BILL OF SALE ONLY……TRAILER NOT NOT NOT FOR SALE.
Excellent parts car.
Will deliver up to 200 miles for $1.00 a mile
Can be seen in Green Bay, WI
The “Powerglide” mentioned withn the listing is actually an “Ultramatic”, but so what… So, let’s review: Old car, Built-In Theme, Under $1,000… Do I have to personally drag you off your keester to get you motivated? Are you crazy enough to run a 61 year old Packard on a racetrack to potential Glory (or inevitable death)? Then see the listing here: [sc:ebay itemid=”251274077965″ linktext=”1952 Green Bay Packard Clipper” ]