Production Data

Type

Description

Year

1958

Model

P 44408 (PV 444 L)

Serial Number - ID - VIN

187797

Chassis Code - ID

187848

Production ID

L or 08

Exterior Color Code

42 - California white/Ivory/Cascade White

Interior Color Code

17-139 - blue/white vinyl

Engine

B16B - Four cylinders, 2 valves/per

Carburator

Dual SU H4 (Skinner's Union H4)

Compression Ratio

8.2 : 1

Displacement

1.583 litres = 96.6 cu. in. = 1583cc

Engine Output

85 BHP @ 5500 RPM, 86.8 LB-ft (SAE) @ 3500 RPM

Spark Plugs Type

Bosch W225T3, 0.028-0.032 gap

Idle RPM

550

Timing BTDC @ 1500 RPM

21

Warm Cranking Compression (PSI)

142-156

Breaker Point Gap (in.)

0.016-0.020

Engine Firing Order

1-3-4-2 clockwise

Electrical System

6 Volts

Transmission Type

M4

Wheels and Tires

4.00" J-15 Wheels, 5.90"-15 Tires (165R15)

Curb Weight w/ Driver

2315 lb.

Unladen Weight

2127 lb.

Fuel Tank, Capacity

9-1/2 US Gallons

Engine Oil Capacity w/ Filter

7-1/2 US Pints (3-1/2 Liters)

Engine Oil Viscosity

Summer SAE 20, Winter SAE 10 W

Gearbox Oil Capacity, Viscosity

1 US Pint, SAE 80

Engine Number

16851

Reported OK Date

29 May 1958

Delivery Date

11 June 1958

Delivery District

Detroit
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