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GTHawk
07-06-2017, 03:49 PM
I'm looking for a tail light lens (left) for my 61 Lark VIII convertible. Anyone know of any around? Don Berg 608-349-6000

T.J. lavallee
07-06-2017, 05:17 PM
Studebaker international has 'em, Part #1336251. $45.00. In stock.

Studebakercenteroforegon
07-06-2017, 07:29 PM
Studebaker international has 'em, Part #1336251. $45.00. In stock.

1336251 is for 1960 Larks, not 1961.
(1961 Lark tail lamp lens is 1338887)

StudeRich
07-06-2017, 07:36 PM
These ​1338887 MAY be coming, ask Chuck Collins here:

http://www.studebakerparts.com/studebakerparts/store/s/agora.cgi?product=misc48

Here is one in Boise Idaho, needs a bit of translation and is now sold, but a good idea of pricing for NOS lenses.

https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=en&prev=search&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=es&sp=nmt4&u=http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Studebaker-Lens-No-1338887-NOS-/181915343778/%3F_ul%3DBO&usg=ALkJrhjNR72oTX7Ai9KvU8wL_2m6O2Yu8Q

mbstude
07-06-2017, 07:39 PM
These ​1338887 MAY be coming, ask Chuck Collins here:

http://www.studebakerparts.com/studebakerparts/store/s/agora.cgi?product=misc48

I talked to Chuck about it a couple of months ago. He has no intentions of having them reproduced again.

61Lark
07-06-2017, 07:58 PM
Are you looking for NOS or good used? I might one or two good ones left.

Nick

GTHawk
07-06-2017, 11:49 PM
The one I broke today was beautiful. Not anymore. Can you get me photos?

unclemiltie
07-07-2017, 07:51 AM
I talked to Chuck about it a couple of months ago. He has no intentions of having them reproduced again.
Sounds like an opportunity for Stephen Allen

61Lark
07-07-2017, 10:29 AM
The one I broke today was beautiful. Not anymore. Can you get me photos?

I will see what I can find and send you pictures next weekend.

Nick

61LaRk4dr
07-07-2017, 11:00 AM
Just sold a pair of NOS ones on eBay a couple of week ago for $275. I remember buying a replacement one from Studebaker International about 3 years ago for around $120.

BILT4ME
07-07-2017, 01:34 PM
This is the same reason I put 1960's on my 59.......

T.J. lavallee
07-07-2017, 03:41 PM
1336251 is for 1960 Larks, not 1961.
(1961 Lark tail lamp lens is 1338887)

When I put in #133887 in the online shopping it comes up not recognized. Hmmmm. When I enter #1336251 and choose year (61') and side (left) it comes up with #1336251 and the price is $45.00. Weird! Go figure?

voxnut
07-07-2017, 05:15 PM
When I put in #133887 in the online shopping it comes up not recognized. Hmmmm. When I enter #1336251 and choose year (61') and side (left) it comes up with #1336251 and the price is $45.00. Weird! Go figure?

The earlier ones will probably fit, but they aren't the same. '61s have chrome bezels rather than the all red lenses of the earlier ones.

SScopelli
07-07-2017, 05:42 PM
This is the same reason I put 1960's on my 59.......

Oh the humanity..
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4261/35784448105_f1a72ac96b.jpg

StudeRich
07-08-2017, 07:16 PM
The earlier ones will probably fit, but they aren't the same. '61s have chrome bezels rather than the all red lenses of the earlier ones.


To use the '59 or '60 Lark Tail Light Lenses on a '61, you cut a New hole for the Bulb Socket and drill New screw holes in the Rear Fenders AND Rear Panel (Seam area) and Plug/Weld up the ones in the rear Panel.

Then you purchase the '59-'60 Tail light Housings/Bodies and matching Lenses and THEN it works! :ohmy:

Might be better to just wait for an eBay ad to come up for some at outrageous prices. :(

mbstude
07-16-2017, 08:03 AM
I talked to Chuck about it a couple of months ago. He has no intentions of having them reproduced again.

I take that back. I talked to Chuck this past week, and he is working on making another run of '61 Lark taillight lenses. Maybe they'll be available by the end of the year?

61Lark
07-20-2017, 09:23 AM
I was able to find two used 61 tail light lenses this weekend. One in is excellent condition and one is in very good condition. I contacted to the two people that were looking for lenses, but haven't received a response. If anyone is looking for a 61 tail light lenses, I'll be listing it on eBay.