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PeterHawk
02-10-2018, 11:28 AM
I will be taking over the GT Hawk Registry with transitioning help from Barry Leppan. What is the best way to run a Registry that will keep it secure and responsive. There are many Registries out there and I would like to hear the "best practices" from them.

LovelandJoe
02-10-2018, 12:49 PM
Thanks for taking over Peter. It was a great registry before Barry got hacked.
Thank you too Barry for all your hard work

JoeHall
02-10-2018, 01:29 PM
Peter,
I am glad to hear you have stepped up to the plate. I'd recommend picking Frank A's brain. He is the guy who started the 56J Only Registry in the late 1980s, and it is still going strong!

cavanbound
02-11-2018, 10:42 AM
Peter - I made some attempts alongside Barry to reach his old service provider, who presumably has a stash somewhere that includes the photos and other content Barry had accumulated. Barry was generous enough to dig deep and find some old registry photos of the '62 I bought in 2017. We never heard back from the guy at the defunct service provider, and I've done some scouring of Internet archives to see if I could find some content - to little avail. If you manage to find any hints at where this content lives, or want help sleuthing, I'd help.

In direct response to your question, I started the Orphan Hawk registry last year (Silver Hawks, Hawks, all without specific registry coverage prior to '17). I've accumulated photos and data but have not yet found a good spot to post (securely, and privately/members-only). If you determine a good path, let's share notes - might be that we find a good solution for both sets of cars. There are some nice custom-coded sites out there - I unfortunately don't have time resources for that, but I've been hunting for a good canned version.

old fart
02-11-2018, 09:44 PM
Hi Peter
it's a good thing I try to read forum postings otherwise I wouldn't have known you had taken over Barry's management position . Would like you to email me at not4u@nlis.ca so I can get to know your email address and change the contact info that we keep . One thing I stronly suggest tell Mark Wheeler of the change so he can keep the list up dated and accurate . We can also discuss how I do my two registries and privacy concerns .
Old Fart
Terry

LovelandJoe
02-15-2018, 06:10 PM
When you going to launch the new registry Peter?

PeterHawk
02-23-2018, 06:59 PM
I just took delivery of Barry's background documentation for the GT Hawk Registery. I will now start cross referencing his information with information from the SDC 2018 Roster. My first step will be associating VIN's with current owners.
PLEASE FORWARD THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER FOR YOUR GT HAWK TO THIS POSTING or send an email using my contact info on the last page of Turning Wheels.

Lou Van Anne
02-23-2018, 07:47 PM
Mine: 64V11322.....I'd like to see a "standard format" app that could be provided by SDC or perhaps Cornerstone Registrations that would include preset tabs, index stops, paragraph indentations, photo posting etc. as most of us are of the "not too technical" computer user generation.

63 R2 Hawk
02-23-2018, 09:35 PM
63v26241, listed in the JT News, I am not in the TW roster but formerly with the ASC.

Bud
02-24-2018, 08:51 AM
The VIN for my 62 Hawk is 62V8685. Bud

56GH
02-24-2018, 08:58 AM
62V37103 for my 1962 GT, Peter.

70588

christophe
02-24-2018, 02:56 PM
Mine is 63S-11606.

CKOT
02-26-2018, 01:01 PM
63V-36511 here

Dwight FitzSimons
02-26-2018, 04:10 PM
Two 1964 Hawks: 64V-2352 and 64V-5437, and one 63 Hawk previously parted out: 63V-13989.
-Dwight FitzSimons, Virginia

64V-K7
02-26-2018, 09:48 PM
1964 GT Hawk 64V-2488
Bob Johnstone, Great Falls, VA

64V-K7
02-26-2018, 09:50 PM
Two 1964 Hawks: 64V-2352 and 64V-5437, and one 63 Hawk previously parted out: 63V-13989.
-Dwight FitzSimons, Virginia

Interesting numbers, if there were only 1480~ GT Hawks built for 1964..... 5437-2352 = 3085

studegary
02-26-2018, 10:33 PM
Interesting numbers, if there were only 1480~ GT Hawks built for 1964..... 5437-2352 = 3085

TWO problems with your "conclusion". 1) There were 1772 Hawks built in the 1964 model year (1548 were V8s). 2) The Serial Numbers that you reference run sequentially for all 1964 Studebaker car V8 models (not including Avantis), not just for Hawks. Body Numbers, on the other hand, were by body style, i.e. V8 Hawk.

Dwight FitzSimons
02-26-2018, 10:36 PM
GT Hawks were not separately serial numbered, they were mixed in with Larks and Lark-types. So, there were numerous '64 Lark-types built with serial numbers between my two '64 Hawks. Similarly, the '63 Hawk I parted out has SN 13989, and there weren't that many Hawks built in model year 1963.
-Dwight

HAWK64
02-26-2018, 11:17 PM
Mine is 64V-19121 with final build date of 8th Dec 1963 at South Bend in RHC with factory disc brakes.70674

LovelandJoe
02-27-2018, 07:01 AM
I have 64V11255. Astra white with the sport top, automatic . It had 2 barrel but now running fuel injection

Mrkelly
02-27-2018, 09:26 AM
Mike Kelly
Weatherford, Tx.
62V19272

RadioRoy
02-27-2018, 01:34 PM
Do the registries only include serial numbers? What about options, transmission types, colors, and so forth?

Lou Van Anne
02-27-2018, 02:48 PM
No, they are a hodgepodge....we need someone more "computer talented" than I to come up with a standard format....
Do the registries only include serial numbers? What about options, transmission types, colors, and so forth?

56GH
02-27-2018, 06:12 PM
There was a separate link on the old Registry to which you could send photos, describe options, etc.

LovelandJoe
02-28-2018, 11:48 AM
The old registry was easy to use and the picture portion was a nice touch. You could put on as much or as little as you wanted.

PeterHawk
02-28-2018, 01:27 PM
These are all great comments and I will try to incorporate as many as possible. Right now I am attempting to relate VIN's from the former website to GT Hawk owners listed in the 2018 Roster. If you know of other GT Hawks, please share them with me.

Bill Pressler
02-28-2018, 01:53 PM
These are all great comments and I will try to incorporate as many as possible. Right now I am attempting to relate VIN's from the former website to GT Hawk owners listed in the 2018 Roster. If you know of other GT Hawks, please share them with me.

Peter, our Ohio Region SDC newsletter editor, Larry Sherer of Cortland, OH, owns '64 GT serial 64V-20170. I remember that number very clearly as when I looked it up for him while doing research some years back at the SNM archives, I saw it was built on 12/20/63, the last day the regular assembly line operated in South Bend. His is a very sharp white with black vinyl SportsRoof now, red cloth interior, Powershift. It was built Bordeaux Red without the vinyl top.

Larry is on here from time-to-time I think.

Amazingly, while at York a couple or three years back, Larry and I came across '64 Hawk 64V-20169 for sale there--one V8 serial number before his. Amazing both had survived fifty years after manufacture.

PeterHawk
02-28-2018, 06:50 PM
Bill, I met Larry at a Summit Racing Show on my way back from St. Louis International Meet. Larry was great to talk to and his GT was a beauty.

bigshow78
10-23-2018, 01:57 PM
I don't post very often but if you go to www.archive.org and search for www.studebakergthawkregistry.ca (http://www.studebakergthawkregistry.ca/) in the waybackmachine at the top of the page you can see most of the archived website to pull information from.

Kenmike2
10-23-2018, 06:15 PM
Mine is 62V8702 it's a 62 GT Hawk. and It's for sale.