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turbostude
11-03-2008, 09:10 AM
Looking for a good source for those odd u-joint affairs (really more like a rag joint) which they used on the driveshaft. Are they rebuildable? Who might have them?
thanks
Greg

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mbstude
11-03-2008, 09:14 AM
A guy I know replaced his with a driveshaft from a Coupe Express. Apparently they didn't have those joints.

Just do like he did and find someone who's rodding a CE. :)

Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, GA
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DEEPNHOCK
11-03-2008, 10:13 AM
StudeGeorge in Tallahassee scrounged some for his '38, but IIRC he said the '38 was a tad different than the '37.
Try getting in touch with George Rorbach.
www.highspeedmotors.com
He might steer you straight.



quote:Originally posted by turbostude

Looking for a good source for those odd u-joint affairs (really more like a rag joint) which they used on the driveshaft. Are they rebuildable? Who might have them?
thanks
Greg

mbstude
11-03-2008, 10:50 AM
Jeff, George K. is who I was referring to. He ended up using the shaft from that '39 CE hot rod, IIRC.

Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, GA
http://www.studebakerdriversclub.com/images/StudeDriveLogo_small.jpg

Roscomacaw
11-03-2008, 11:00 AM
There's a fella in Nevada (Lester Harris) that has an obsolete parts business. I even visited his large warehouse some years ago. Amongst his holdings were lot's of vintage truck parts (his stuff is 99% mechanical and chassis BTW). His Biz Ph# is (775) 267-2241.

I've not dealt with Lester in 8 or 10 years now, but when I needed some NLA brake parts for the 2R17A I used to own, he had it all!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

turbostude
11-03-2008, 01:05 PM
Thanks!

Greg
http://Salt2Salt.com
http://Turbostude.com
http://turbostude.com/Tribaker (LP three-wheeler project)

N8N
11-03-2008, 03:15 PM
I am not 100% certain what one looks like but based on the description given it sounds like what in European car circles is known as a "guibo" (not to be confused with a native of New Jersey) and they were used on lots of BMWs, Alfas, etc. - maybe one of those is close enough to work?

nate

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