Product Description 1946-1955 Hudson 12 Volt Conversion Kit - HH5055K
Fits 1946-1955 Hudson 6 and 8 cylinder
The kit includes 100 alternator and bracket, 12 volt coil, voltage reducer for your oil, gas temp gauges, horn and headlight relays, wiper motor reducer optional, heater motor reducer, alternator output fuse kit, alternator output wire, excite wire
Alternator pulley is either 3/8" narrow 5/8" wide or 3/4" measure the top of your generator belt to determine pulley size, then select at check out.
Production resumed after the war and included a 128 in (3,251 mm) wheelbase three-quarter-ton pickup truck
In 1948, the company launched their "step-down" bodies, which lasted through the 1954 model year. The term step-down referred to Hudson's placement of the passenger compartment down inside the perimeter of the frame; riders stepped down into a floor that was surrounded by the perimeter of the car's frame. The result was not only a safer car, and greater passenger comfort as well, but, through a lower center of gravity, a good handling car. In time almost all U.S. automakers would embrace it as a means of building bodies.
For the 1951 model year, the 6-cylinder engine received a new block with thicker walls and other improvements to boost horsepower by almost 18% and torque by 28.5% making Hudson a hot performer again. The GM-supplied 4-speed Hydramatic automatic transmission was now optional in Hornets and Commodore Custom 6s and 8s.
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