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00RACER
10-06-2008, 06:20 PM
Looking for #1353849 radio delete plate for 63-64 daytona.
THANKS
PAUL LAUSCH

studeclunker
10-07-2008, 12:28 AM
Anybody can correct me if I'm wrong, but... isn't the radio delete the same for all of the Larks produced from '63 to '66? If so, contact George in Oregon. I sent one up with a car to him and he may be willing to part with it.;)

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JDP
10-07-2008, 12:45 AM
Would not the 66 be woodgrained ?

JDP/Maryland
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studeclunker
10-07-2008, 01:15 AM
quote:Would not the 66 be woodgrained ?


Beats me! The only ones I've really seen are '63 and '64 and they're a ribbed aluminium or tin to match the band that goes across the glovebox or vanity. There are two threadded studs mounted on the back that go through the volume and tuning knob holes in the dash.

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mbstude
10-07-2008, 10:11 AM
I've only got one, and I used it on my dash...

'63-'65 should be the same. I wonder if SASCO has any left?

Matthew Burnette
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tbredehoft
10-07-2008, 10:24 AM
They don't list No. 1353849 on line.

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41 Frank
10-07-2008, 11:43 AM
66 Cruiser radio delete plates were indeed woodgrain. I had one so equipped.

studegary
10-07-2008, 08:11 PM
Technically, they are not "radio delete plates". The plates were standard and were not used when replaced by the optional radio, except if you are referring to a model, like a '55 Speedster, that had a radio as standard equipment.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

SDC member since 1968
Studebaker enthusiast much longer

BobPalma
10-07-2008, 08:49 PM
quote:Originally posted by studegary

Technically, they are not "radio delete plates". The plates were standard and were not used when replaced by the optional radio, except if you are referring to a model, like a '55 Speedster, that had a radio as standard equipment.

Gary L.


:) Thank you, thank you, thank you, Gary.

We all have pet peeves and while it is second to missing battery hold-downs, I also dislike the use of the term radio delete plate, implying that a radio was standard equipment and the plate was installed only when radio deletion was specified.

You run into the same thing when certain muscle cars are advertised as heater delete when, in fact, heaters were still optional equipment on most cars of the era. (Picky, I know, but some things just rub each of us the wrong way...[8D])

Whew! I'm glad that's settled! :DBP

BobGlasscock
10-07-2008, 09:17 PM
Hot water heaters. [?] If the water is hot, [:0] why have a heater? :D

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rusty65
10-07-2008, 09:51 PM
Okay, the politically correct name for the radio delete plate is (and I'm quoting from the Chassis and Body Catalog published in October '65)part#1353849 MOULDING, radio control hole cover crash pad.;) I bought one for my '65 Daytona at York dirt cheap.:DThe '66 Commander I once owned had a woodgrained one, but it now resides in little Studebaker heaven.:(

Roscomacaw
10-07-2008, 10:50 PM
Not that I'd advocate sacraficing a good glove box door, but you COULD craft a radio delete plate from the adjoining piece that runs across the glove box.;)

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1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

Orestudeguy
10-07-2008, 11:59 PM
Paul, I sent you an e-mail.
I have one from a 63 Cruiser, and two from 64 Commanders.

George
Grants Pass, Oregon
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64 Wagonaire's (1 parts car, 1 Canadian fixed roof disc brake car, the other sliding roof South Bend car.)
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