Company: Packard Industries
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1959-66 Pontiac 389 V8 (low compression piston w/...
Restoration Pistons Available With Antifriction Coating
Pistons for vintage Ford, Mercury, Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth and Pontiac engines included
Packard Industries now supplies many of its popular pistons with a high-performance, antifriction coating. Packard’s Rebuilder’s Choice® brand coated pistons feature a state-of-the-art coating to extend the life of the engine and eliminate piston scuffing problems. Benefits for classic car hobbyists and high performance enthusiasts include improved piston life, better cylinder sealing, and the elimination of cold start scuffing. The coating is applied in a highly advanced, computer numerical control (CNC) process that leaves no overspray or coating in the piston ring grooves.
A coated piston can be considered as “insurance” against piston problems. Originally implemented in racing, antifriction coating allows the engine builder to take advantage of extremely tight clearances to reduce blow-by and cold-engine piston noise. Cars with a history of overheating, detonation, or scuffing will see an immediate benefit from the coated pistons, and customers will enjoy many years of problem-free operation after installation.
The coated pistons can be installed without modifying wall clearance, and Packard Industries offers the coating standard on many popular pistons at no extra charge.
Coated pistons are currently available in standard, .020˝, .030˝, .040˝, and .060˝ oversizes
for the following models:
1939-53 Ford flathead 239 V8 (4-ring piston) also available in .080˝, .100˝, and .125˝ oversize
1949-53 Mercury flathead 255 V8 (4-ring piston) also available in .080˝, .100˝, and .125˝ oversize
1959-65 Chrysler 413 V8 (flathead piston)
1962-65 Dodge 413 V8 (flathead piston)
1962 Plymouth 413 V8 (flathead piston)
1959-66 Pontiac 389 V8 (flathead piston)
1961-63 Pontiac 195 4 cyl w/4 bbl carb
1959-66 Pontiac 389 V8 (low compression piston w/.200˝ recessed head)
1961-63 Pontiac 195 4 cyl w/1 bbl carb
1963-66 Pontiac 421 V8
1964-67 Dodge/Plymouth 273 V8 w/2 bbl carb
1964-67 Dodge/Plymouth 273 V8 w/4 bbl carb (high compression domed head)
1967-69 Pontiac 428 V8
For more information about Packard Industries, visit www.packardind.com.