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AllstonEP
09-28-2017, 04:00 PM
Not mine but I like it.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/d/1937-studebaker-coupe-express/6312664037.html

Chris Pile
09-28-2017, 04:42 PM
Looks like a beat up (but stock) Coupe Express....

StudeRich
09-28-2017, 05:18 PM
Yes it looks like a relatively stock 1937 Stude. Coupe Express, not a modified "Ute".

studeclunker
09-28-2017, 07:56 PM
Nice, but I can get a lot nicer Transtar for that money...

harry
09-28-2017, 08:36 PM
Nice, but I can get a lot nicer "anything" for that money.????????

AllstonEP
09-28-2017, 09:16 PM
Yes it looks like a relatively stock 1937 Stude. Coupe Express, not a modified "Ute".

Utes are not modified, they are factory creations. Stock car front, truck in the back. El Camino, Ranchero, Brat, Rampage, VW PU, etc. Australians call them Utes and create a lot of them! I like the term Cruck. Most Americans call them all generically "El Caminos" like BandAids and Kleenex. Seems like the 30s/40s there was a blending of cars and trucks.

jclary
09-28-2017, 09:53 PM
Looks like a beat up (but stock) Coupe Express....

It is, and for some reason, I'm thinking this is not the first time I've seen it, and not the first time It has been discussed on this forum. I have a hunch this is one of those vehicles that is much more fun to wish about than end up with.

58 Hawk
09-30-2017, 08:54 AM
nice looking truck just noticed the two chrome strip moldings on rear fenders ....was that an original or custom add on ?
Joe

DEEPNHOCK
09-30-2017, 09:04 AM
The lower fender trim is an add on, as is the hood side panel script.
Looks to be pretty complete and in decent shape.
Good starting point.