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rrausch
12-07-2006, 11:06 AM
This guy on ebay is in Indiana, and is selling a very old junkyard. He doesn't know anything about the cars he is selling. Look at the pictures of the auction. In the 4th row of pictures, the vehicle on the left--you can only see a partial view. Is that a Coupe Express? Are there any SDC members nearby his town to go check it out? He says he will crush the cars if he can't sell the yard on ebay.

Ebay Item # 130056072600

1953 Chev. 210 Convertible, 261 6cyl w/Offy dual intake (But I always did love Studebakers!)
1995 Dodge/Cummins Pickup, 250 HP, 620 Ft. Lbs. of Torque, ATS trans.

Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 11:18 AM
That looks more like one of those Hudson pickups to my eye.[B)] While we're on this subject - again, 4th row, photo to the right. In this photo we can see the nose of a Chevy pickup followed by the portholed hood of an early 50s Buick, followed by the mangled remains of??? BUT - WHAT is that car to the right of the picture? It's clearly a 4-door yet it has what looks like the top fender moulding like Stude C-Ks have. While the taillight fixture sorta looks GT Hawk, the gas door opens the wrong way - and of course, again, it's a 4-door. Anybody know what it is???[:I]

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

Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 11:18 AM
That looks more like one of those Hudson pickups to my eye.[B)] While we're on this subject - again, 4th row, photo to the right. In this photo we can see the nose of a Chevy pickup followed by the portholed hood of an early 50s Buick, followed by the mangled remains of??? BUT - WHAT is that car to the right of the picture? It's clearly a 4-door yet it has what looks like the top fender moulding like Stude C-Ks have. While the taillight fixture sorta looks GT Hawk, the gas door opens the wrong way - and of course, again, it's a 4-door. Anybody know what it is???[:I]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
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1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Guido
12-07-2006, 11:27 AM
I saw this the other day and am going from memory as I can't access e-bay at work, but I also thought that the truck in question was a Hudson.

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
12-07-2006, 11:27 AM
I saw this the other day and am going from memory as I can't access e-bay at work, but I also thought that the truck in question was a Hudson.

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.

lstude
12-07-2006, 11:33 AM
The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
12-07-2006, 11:33 AM
The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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65cruiser
12-07-2006, 12:21 PM
I think that does look like a Kaiser, but I don't think that 4th picture on the left is a picture of a pickup at all. Roofline is wrong. It think it's a coupe of some sort with the door partially open. At any rate, the hood and windshield is all wrong for a Hudson pickup from the pictures I've found.

My guess is a 47 Chevy Stylemaster, either sport coupe or business coupe.


quote:Originally posted by lstude

The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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65cruiser
12-07-2006, 12:21 PM
I think that does look like a Kaiser, but I don't think that 4th picture on the left is a picture of a pickup at all. Roofline is wrong. It think it's a coupe of some sort with the door partially open. At any rate, the hood and windshield is all wrong for a Hudson pickup from the pictures I've found.

My guess is a 47 Chevy Stylemaster, either sport coupe or business coupe.


quote:Originally posted by lstude

The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
12-07-2006, 12:45 PM
quote: The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd
Yes, I agree. That is what I said. It looks like a 40s GM coupe. It appears to be a pickup because the door is partially open and you can't see the rear window. Only GM, that I know of, ran the front fenders into the front doors like this one has. Below is a photo of a Hudson pickup.
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/41hudson20007.jpg


Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
12-07-2006, 12:45 PM
quote: The white car on the far right of the 4th picture looks like a 53 Kaiser to me. The car on the 4th left photo looks like a GM coupe with the front door ajar so you can't see all the rear window.

Leonard Shepherd
Yes, I agree. That is what I said. It looks like a 40s GM coupe. It appears to be a pickup because the door is partially open and you can't see the rear window. Only GM, that I know of, ran the front fenders into the front doors like this one has. Below is a photo of a Hudson pickup.
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/41hudson20007.jpg


Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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arkiejazz
12-07-2006, 12:46 PM
The vehicle in question is definitely NOT a Hudson pickup

steve blake
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arkiejazz
12-07-2006, 12:46 PM
The vehicle in question is definitely NOT a Hudson pickup

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

Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 12:50 PM
OK, I think you're right, Leonard! I did look at the door and it's window shape suggested Hudson to me, but I see the aft window upon looking at it again.
When I lived in the Los Angeles are in the early 80s, there was a fella round the corner from me that drove a bone stock Hudson pickup as a daily driver.
As to the Kaiser, I couldn't remember another car of the 50s that had that (what surely must be the same in this case) top fender moulding that hides the seam and fasteners.:D Further, I can see now where the Kaiser taillight lens would slip right onto that fixture! Heh - I even owned a '53 Dragon for a time. It never was roadworthy because I got it without it's Continental powerplant. The engine had been sold into service in a generator.:)

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

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

Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 12:50 PM
OK, I think you're right, Leonard! I did look at the door and it's window shape suggested Hudson to me, but I see the aft window upon looking at it again.
When I lived in the Los Angeles are in the early 80s, there was a fella round the corner from me that drove a bone stock Hudson pickup as a daily driver.
As to the Kaiser, I couldn't remember another car of the 50s that had that (what surely must be the same in this case) top fender moulding that hides the seam and fasteners.:D Further, I can see now where the Kaiser taillight lens would slip right onto that fixture! Heh - I even owned a '53 Dragon for a time. It never was roadworthy because I got it without it's Continental powerplant. The engine had been sold into service in a generator.:)

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

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

lstude
12-07-2006, 01:16 PM
quote: As to the Kaiser, I couldn't remember another car of the 50s that had that (what surely must be the same in this case) top fender moulding that hides the seam and fasteners.

I tried to find a picture of a 53 Kaiser but all I could find on eBay was a 54 for sale. The 54 had a larger tail light than the 53 but the 53 had trim on top of the rear fender like the one in the junk yard. I have always liked the styling of 54 & 55 Kaisers, but I have heard that the Continental engine was way underpowered for the car. This 54 on eBay has a blower which, I think, is the same one Studebaker used. Below is a picture of the rear fender

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/54Kaiserrear.jpg


Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
12-07-2006, 01:16 PM
quote: As to the Kaiser, I couldn't remember another car of the 50s that had that (what surely must be the same in this case) top fender moulding that hides the seam and fasteners.

I tried to find a picture of a 53 Kaiser but all I could find on eBay was a 54 for sale. The 54 had a larger tail light than the 53 but the 53 had trim on top of the rear fender like the one in the junk yard. I have always liked the styling of 54 & 55 Kaisers, but I have heard that the Continental engine was way underpowered for the car. This 54 on eBay has a blower which, I think, is the same one Studebaker used. Below is a picture of the rear fender

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/54Kaiserrear.jpg


Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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arkiejazz
12-07-2006, 04:21 PM
I've owned a few Hudson pickups, so I can assure you that isn't a Hudson pickup in the picture. I hesitated to say what it really looked like because ...well, it looks alot like a Nash Truck or pickup cab.....and those were SO rare as to be highly unlikely

steve blake
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http://tinyurl.com/l7oqh

arkiejazz
12-07-2006, 04:21 PM
I've owned a few Hudson pickups, so I can assure you that isn't a Hudson pickup in the picture. I hesitated to say what it really looked like because ...well, it looks alot like a Nash Truck or pickup cab.....and those were SO rare as to be highly unlikely

steve blake
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http://tinyurl.com/l7oqh

lstude
12-07-2006, 05:23 PM
No Hudson pickups or Coupe Expresses, but I did see a few Studebakers in this junk yard. Not nearly enough to justify the asking price, though

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/JunkyardcarsMr.jpg

Oh, I see Mr. Biggs has already found them!:D[:0]

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Junkyardcars3.jpg
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Junkyardcars4.jpg

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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lstude
12-07-2006, 05:23 PM
No Hudson pickups or Coupe Expresses, but I did see a few Studebakers in this junk yard. Not nearly enough to justify the asking price, though

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/JunkyardcarsMr.jpg

Oh, I see Mr. Biggs has already found them!:D[:0]

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Junkyardcars3.jpg
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Junkyardcars4.jpg

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
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Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 06:19 PM
Why! I took parts off some of those when a number of them only required a battery to drive on out![}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

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

Roscomacaw
12-07-2006, 06:19 PM
Why! I took parts off some of those when a number of them only required a battery to drive on out![}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

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