Studebaker Car Club Of New South Wales

 

 
Year 1958
Model

Packard Sedan 58L-J8.

Body

4 door, 6 Passenger Sedan.

Engine

Studebaker V8 OHV,

289 ci (4.7 L)

225 hp @ 4,500 rpm.

Gearbox 3sp Auto, Flightomatic.
Diff. Ratio 3.31:1, TT Limited Slip
Wheelbase 120.5" (3,061 mm)
Brakes

Foot - 11" Drum Front & Rear.

Hand - rear wheels.

Weight 3,500 lb (1,591 kg)
Wheels 14 x 6" Steel.
Tyre Size P205-75-R14
Origin USA
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of this Vehicle

 

1958 - 1986
Ordered new and delivered to Greek Consulate in Sydney.

1986 - 2011
Owned by Mr & Mrs Kerr (Victoria)

New dash pad done in 1987.  New upholstery and electric windows rewired, in may of 1999.

Motor completely rebuilt, in Oct 2000, and steering box reconditioned in 2004.


2011 - Today
Owned by Sydney Club member Chris Kapsis, and is used regularly for club outings on full registration.

The suspension was overhauled in 2011 and NOS power steering fitted in 2012.

Paint and body is still in original condition.

 

Also available for Wedding & Formal occasions.
 

For more info on this magnificent vehicle, please contact Chris on 0414 604 829 or Email Chris.Kapsis@gmail.com.

 

 

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