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kmul221
04-10-2017, 04:12 PM
Per local ads the "Boys" visit a site where Studebakers & parts abound April 10 at 9:00 local time.I'm going to see what it'a all about !

63 R2 Hawk
04-10-2017, 04:17 PM
I believe it is Larry Leek's collection in Keizer, Oregon.

2R5
04-10-2017, 04:41 PM
Per local ads the "Boys" visit a site where Studebakers & parts abound April 10 at 9:00 local time.I'm going to see what it'a all about !
kevin I think that's only state side , it'll be up here later

kmul221
04-11-2017, 04:59 AM
I guesss I forgot about the U.S thing as it wasn't on locally,willl tr to get more info.

sweetolbob
04-11-2017, 07:49 AM
I guesss I forgot about the U.S thing as it wasn't on locally,willl tr to get more info.

You didn't miss much on the Studebaker front. A trans Star and Champ pickups, both in not the best nick. A few other orphan's that were quickly passed by. It was actually one of the better show recently, mostly on motorcycles that don't excite me terribly but this one I found interesting. A ACE bike I had never heard of and the first 4-cylinder Indian I've seen on TV. Why the big deal about the Indian. One of the earliest pictures of my Dad was him setting on his prewar 4-cylinder Indian. His was in better shape. :) Worth the watch IAC. Bob

jclary
04-11-2017, 08:24 AM
I missed it too. However, as much as these shows get repeated on the "Pickers/Pawn" channel (AKA History Channel:rolleyes:), we will probably have to work hard to avoid seeing it more than once.;)

t walgamuth
04-11-2017, 09:44 AM
I saw most of it. Great show. I'm not that interested in old bikes either but it's interesting to see them rattle off what year the tail light is on a 38 Harley....oh yeah, its a 38 lense but a 39 trim ring.;)

63 R2 Hawk
04-11-2017, 09:46 AM
Keizer OR is about 15 miles from me, I should make a visit and see if there's any bargains they missed..

StudebakerGene
04-11-2017, 11:16 AM
They did flash a nice shot of a red 37 C.E., photo only!

BRUCESTUDE
04-11-2017, 10:13 PM
And report back to us; I was wondering the same thing! BTW My Lark originally was delivered to Salem, and when I got it I noticed a radiator shop in Keizer had soldered a repair tag to the radiator at one time.

t walgamuth
04-11-2017, 10:26 PM
They did flash a nice shot of a red 37 C.E., photo only!

Thats a nice looking champ you have there Gene! Lowered just enough to look cool but still be able to work as a truck.

I see these young guys driving these trucks around about 3" off the road with sparks flying!

StudebakerGene
04-12-2017, 09:35 AM
Well thanks Tom, I sure love my Champ and it does drive and handle extremely well. Lowered with all the components, Volare subframe, firm feel suspension, 4 link rear with coil overs, wilwood disc's, bilstein shocks, and a progressive mopar steering box it handles, corners, amazingly well. It has one of Jeff Rice's Mopar intakes on a 63 R1 with a tremec 5 speed, 3:56 twin traction rear, electronic ignition and a big "hogged out" holley 600 double pumper, it will scoot off the line!

t walgamuth
04-12-2017, 09:43 AM
Well thanks Tom, I sure love my Champ and it does drive and handle extremely well. Lowered with all the components, Volare subframe, firm feel suspension, 4 link rear with coil overs, wilwood disc's, bilstein shocks, and a progressive mopar steering box it handles, corners, amazingly well. It has one of Jeff Rice's Mopar intakes on a 63 R1 with a tremec 5 speed, 3:56 twin traction rear, electronic ignition and a big "hogged out" holley 600 double pumper, it will scoot off the line!

Wow! That is an impressive build! Wish I were closer so I could get a ride in it!

StudebakerGene
04-12-2017, 09:54 AM
63444

What you need Tom is a ride in my 37 C.E! Fuel injected LT1, Fatman front end, Mustang II, A/C, power windows, 4 link rear with KYB coil overs, 12 bolt Chevy posi with 3:73 gears, this thing is "Scary" fast. We'll have to line them up!

t walgamuth
04-12-2017, 12:51 PM
I can smoke them with the best! (Exhaust smoke right?)

I'd love a ride in it!

Mrs K Corbin
04-13-2017, 06:53 AM
Hell, my '50 won't pull its way out of a wet paper bag, but I wouldn't have it any other way....

StudebakerGene
04-13-2017, 11:08 AM
Hell, my '50 won't pull its way out of a wet paper bag, but I wouldn't have it any other way....

exactly why most roads have more than one lane---LOL

Guido
04-13-2017, 06:14 PM
exactly why most roads have more than one lane---LOL

And for every mile of road, there are two miles of ditch...

sals54
04-13-2017, 06:59 PM
I can smoke them with the best! (Exhaust smoke right?)

I'd love a ride in it!

Well.... we hope not too much exhaust smoke. But hopefully lots of tire smoke.

t walgamuth
04-13-2017, 07:45 PM
Did you know my car has a diesel engine?;)

Its a stock 1983 mb 300 turbodiesel. Rated about 122 hp and 180 torque, though if I want to put on a bigger turbo and change to a hopped up injection pump I'll be able to double the power and burn rubber too!;)