Black Wolf

1940 PACKARD SUPER 8

Nowadays, it’s hard to get proper maintenance and repairs for antique cars — either the shop nearby doesn’t have experienced technicians or there’s no YouTube videos to teach you how.

Not all shops can provide maintenance items for a 1940 Packard Super 8; Black Wolf can.

This Packard Super 8 left Black Wolf properly maintained to the highest standard.

Here’s what we did:

  • Rebuilt brake master cylinder  
  • Tire rotation 
  • Replaced brake shoes and assessed wheel cylinders for rebuild/replacement 
  • Flushed brake system & filled master cylinder 
  • Diagnosed & repaired leak at rear brake drums 
  • Tightened/readjusted rear brake shoes  
  • Removed driveshaft & rear differential pinion seal 
  • Replaced fuel filter 
  • Replaced spark plugs 
  • Replaced upper & lower control arms 
  • Replaced front upper wheel support bushings 
  • Replaced front stabilizer bar bushings and end link bushings 
  • Grease all available front-end fittings 
  • Reinstalled springs, reconnected upper wheel support & reassembled front suspension 
  • Rebuilt gearbox 
  • Reinstalled steering & suspension components 
  • Secured horn to steering wheel 
1940 Packard Super 8 side / front view, classic tan color
1940 Packard Super 8 drum brake / emergency brake
1940 Packard Super 8 suspension
1940 Packard Super 8 differential
Antique car steering column repair