About Bill Packard

Bill Packard is an ASE Master Certified Technician with 41 years of experience in all phases of automotive mechanical and body repair.


Attended GM training facilities in Tarrytown, NY; Columbus, OH; and Needham, MA.

Earned GM Certification in:

  • Electronic Fuel Injection
  • C 125 Automatic Transmission
  • Computer Command Control and V8 Diesel Update
  • 6.2L V8 Diesel Engine
  • 4.3L V8 Diesel Engine
  • A-Car Component Features Update
  • Electrical Theory and basic Circuitry
  • Air Conditioning
  • Advanced Computer Commend Control

ASE Master Certification, 2000
ASE L1, Advanced Level Specialist, 2001
M.A.C.S. Air Conditioning, 1995
General Motors Certification (9 areas listed above), 1979 through 1985


41 years experience. Recent experience includes:

Henderson Automotive, Phoenix, Arizona
Shop Manager and Lead Automotive Technician

McClintock Unocal, Tempe, Arizona
Lead Automotive Technician in 6 bay shop performing all phases of automotive repair

Bill Packard Automotive Services, Tempe, Arizona
Performance and race engine building,restorations and general automotive repairs

Stitzer Buick, Indianapolis, Indiana
Major tune up Technician and computer command control troubleshooter


Article from National DRAGSTER Magazine

In early 2006 NHRA publshed an article on Bill in its weekly magazine, National DRAGSTER. You can also read the PDF version of the article (1.8 MB).

article on Bill

The engine made reference to in the article:

engine close up