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thom
06-19-2018, 10:38 PM
Will the heater core, and the box it fits in, from a Lark fit a '64 Champ truck?
Also what wheels will fit a '64 half-ton Champ. I know 2wd Chevys have the same bolt pattern, but will Studebaker hubcaps fit the Chevy wheels?
Did some Champs have full wheel covers and others have "dog dish" small caps? Can anyone show me pics of the "right" hubcaps for a '64 Champ, big or small (or both)?
Thanks.

63r2
06-19-2018, 11:02 PM
[QUOTE=thom;1114949]Will the heater core, and the box it fits in, from a Lark fit a '64 Champ truck?
It should fit.
I put one in my 61 Champ a few years back. It's a tight fit but works well.
Mine was the large box type with the slider at the bottom . It was given to me years before so not sure if it was from a Lark or Cruiser.
pb

GrumpyOne
06-19-2018, 11:33 PM
My old work truck with dawg dish caps...

73332

kamzack
06-20-2018, 01:35 AM
59-60 Lark heater core and box fit all Champs 60-64. Champ came with rounded cap with elongated "S" on them and were both painted and stainless depending on trim level. I've not heard of the Champ coming with full wheel covers. Chevy truck wheels don't have provision for clips that hold caps on. SI has cap repros $100.00 each.
Kim

StudeRich
06-20-2018, 02:06 AM
Here are the Champ Deluxe Cab 1/2 Ton Stainless Steel Hub Caps:

73334 And the 3/4 Ton Deluxe Cab Hub Caps> 73335

73336 <Dealer or Owner installed '62 Lark Wheel Covers on a Modified Champ.

rkapteyn
06-20-2018, 02:08 AM
Use washers on the wheel studs when you use Chevy wheels as spacers and keep checking the lug nuts for tightness.Use larger (Ford) lug nuts.

Commander Eddie
06-20-2018, 09:25 AM
My '61 Champ with correct wheel covers. They have an embossed lazy "S" in the middle.

73339

TWChamp
06-20-2018, 02:48 PM
That's a nice looking Champ you have Ed.
I still can't get over how the front bumper looks like it sets 3" too low.

StudeRich
06-20-2018, 03:13 PM
That's a nice looking Champ you have Ed.
I still can't get over how the front bumper looks like it sets 3" too low.

That is because the " '59-'60 Lark Cab" front panel where the Bumper went, is WAY too High when mounted as it had to be on a "C" Cab Frame to have a usable Bumper that High, that would not meet the "Standard Bumper Height" to match other Cars & Trucks.
Apparently that no longer exists, as there are 4X4's running around on the STREET that could easily roll over a Honda!

stude dude
06-21-2018, 03:44 AM
[QUOTE=thom;1114949]Will the heater core, and the box it fits in, from a Lark fit a '64 Champ truck?
It should fit.
I put one in my 61 Champ a few years back. It's a tight fit but works well.
Mine was the large box type with the slider at the bottom . It was given to me years before so not sure if it was from a Lark or Cruiser.
pb

This would have been an Australian Smiths under dash heater, I think Thom is referring to the climatizer heater core built into the RH fender of early Larks and Champs which should be interchangeable.