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Swifster
11-26-2006, 05:36 PM
OK, so this is a stab in the dark. If I had known I was going to get bitten by the Stude bug, I'd have bought this car when I saw it last. I'm not sure if this car still exists or if it was crushed. I'm just curious if anyone on here knows of or saw this car and it's ultimate destination (i.e., restoration, parts, etc.).

It was a blue/gray '66 Commander 2-dr sedan with a six and manual trans. It was pretty basic transportation. The floors were rotted thru, the rockers were gone and it definitely needed front fenders. At the time I had no idea that these are easily replaceable.

The car was at a used car lot in St. Clair Shores, MI on Harper Ave. south of 9 Mile Road. Of course I know this is like searching for a needle in a hay stack, but I'd figuire I'd ask. Thanks!

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Tom - Lakeland, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

Michigan Speed - www.michiganspeed.com
Club Hot Rod - www.clubhotrod.com
LS1 Tech - www.ls1tech.com

StudeRich
11-26-2006, 05:55 PM
Well, if you can find it, it should be a deal. Maybe $100.00 with the Michigan salt rot, 6 cyl. and all! [:0]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
11-26-2006, 05:55 PM
Well, if you can find it, it should be a deal. Maybe $100.00 with the Michigan salt rot, 6 cyl. and all! [:0]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:04 PM
We have a '66 Commander 4 door in the junk yard in about that condition I'm sure we could let go pretty cheap. [:o)]

Scott on this forum has a nice '66 Cruiser for sale, if you're looking for a '66 and his is still available.

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:04 PM
We have a '66 Commander 4 door in the junk yard in about that condition I'm sure we could let go pretty cheap. [:o)]

Scott on this forum has a nice '66 Cruiser for sale, if you're looking for a '66 and his is still available.

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

studeclunker
11-26-2006, 06:12 PM
Well, this is a four-door, but here's one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1966-Studebaker-Commander-RARE_W0QQitemZ260054282839QQihZ016QQcategoryZ6466QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Looks like a nice one too!

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/studebaby/54wagonblue-2.jpghttp://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/studebaby/red54wagon-1.jpg
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

studeclunker
11-26-2006, 06:12 PM
Well, this is a four-door, but here's one:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1966-Studebaker-Commander-RARE_W0QQitemZ260054282839QQihZ016QQcategoryZ6466QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Looks like a nice one too!

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/studebaby/54wagonblue-2.jpghttp://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/studebaby/red54wagon-1.jpg
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

Swifster
11-26-2006, 06:15 PM
I'm just curious if that car was saved or crushed. Some of these cars end up recycled. If it was a big deal then, I'm sure it would have been Ebayed at the time.

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Tom - Lakeland, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

Michigan Speed - www.michiganspeed.com
Club Hot Rod - www.clubhotrod.com
LS1 Tech - www.ls1tech.com

Swifster
11-26-2006, 06:15 PM
I'm just curious if that car was saved or crushed. Some of these cars end up recycled. If it was a big deal then, I'm sure it would have been Ebayed at the time.

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Tom - Lakeland, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

Michigan Speed - www.michiganspeed.com
Club Hot Rod - www.clubhotrod.com
LS1 Tech - www.ls1tech.com

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:16 PM
The one on eBay sure has had some high quality interior work done to it! [V]

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:16 PM
The one on eBay sure has had some high quality interior work done to it! [V]

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

arkiejazz
11-26-2006, 06:23 PM
Yup, real high quality Matthew. It's the same seat cover on alot of cowboy pickup trucks hereabouts...AutoZone..$14.95, plus tax, of course.

steve blake
http://tinyurl.com/kr3gt
http://tinyurl.com/l7oqh

arkiejazz
11-26-2006, 06:23 PM
Yup, real high quality Matthew. It's the same seat cover on alot of cowboy pickup trucks hereabouts...AutoZone..$14.95, plus tax, of course.

steve blake
http://tinyurl.com/kr3gt
http://tinyurl.com/l7oqh

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:28 PM
Our '64 Wagonaire had those covers on the seats. [}:)] We put new ones from JDP on it, looks 200% better now. [8D]

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

mbstude
11-26-2006, 06:28 PM
Our '64 Wagonaire had those covers on the seats. [}:)] We put new ones from JDP on it, looks 200% better now. [8D]

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Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, Georgia
'59 Scotsman PU
'63 Daytona HT

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/side_body_avatar.jpg

http://mbstudebaker.blogspot.com/
http://thestudillac.blogspot.com/

Guido
11-26-2006, 06:56 PM
Got a set of those seatcovers on my '61 E-28 that I drove today. It even has the slots for the seat belts that I took out of the '63 E-28.

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
11-26-2006, 06:56 PM
Got a set of those seatcovers on my '61 E-28 that I drove today. It even has the slots for the seat belts that I took out of the '63 E-28.

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Scott
11-27-2006, 02:54 PM
Yes, my Cruiser is still available. I have an interested party, but I've made no deals yet. I'd be willing to take less than $2000, partly because I think I want to keep at least one of my NOS fenders and the front valance panel. Of course, they're all still available. from vendors.

Scott
11-27-2006, 02:54 PM
Yes, my Cruiser is still available. I have an interested party, but I've made no deals yet. I'd be willing to take less than $2000, partly because I think I want to keep at least one of my NOS fenders and the front valance panel. Of course, they're all still available. from vendors.

Roscomacaw
11-27-2006, 03:12 PM
I like this ebay Commander - fairly close to me too. Don't look for me to bid tho. My plate's FULL.[:X]

I must say, I like the look of the '65 Commander beltline moulding in addition to the 66 mouldings.:D

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

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

Roscomacaw
11-27-2006, 03:12 PM
I like this ebay Commander - fairly close to me too. Don't look for me to bid tho. My plate's FULL.[:X]

I must say, I like the look of the '65 Commander beltline moulding in addition to the 66 mouldings.:D

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

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