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ClaymoreWW
07-02-2009, 09:57 PM
My son and I are on a weekend road trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Today was the first leg. Oh, its a non-Stude trip :(

So as we took state highway 66 north, I had just crossed state route 55 and saw a 55 K going south! It was gray over white and appeared to be restored. I did not see the driver. This was south of Lake City - maybe 2pm? Is that anyone on the forums?

Then, I reserved a motel room in the Upper Peninsula last night. However, fate directed me in a slightly different direction than I had imagined last night. When the GPS finally guided me to the motel that I had reserved, we pulled into the parking lot and were very surprised to see "Studebaker's" restaurant on Sault Ste Marie. It was a natural to eat there. I had not intended to drive that far north on I-75, but here I am! I will have pics of the yellow 50 Champion skewered out front of the restaurant by Monday.

who knows if I will find anymore Studes on this trip!

--george



1963 Lark Daytona HT - 63V J8 175
53-54 C/Ks, 55 Speedsters, 63 Daytonas, Wagonaires Registries (http://www.teamwetworks.com/stregs/)

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sweetolbob
07-03-2009, 10:00 AM
George

You were in the general vicinity of a forum member named Kent. I believe his member name is 54-61-62 or something like that.

He left in a huff a while back. :( Kinda wish he were back.

Bob

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Swifster
07-03-2009, 11:34 AM
quote:Originally posted by sweetolbob

George

You were in the general vicinity of a forum member named Kent. I believe his member name is 54-61-62 or something like that.

He left in a huff a while back. :( Kinda wish he were back.


Kent always leaves in a huff and eventually comes back. He's like the Michigan weather; wait long enough and things will change [}:)].

George was only 3 or 4 hours from Kent. Hope George gets a picture of the 'Studebaker's' sign :).

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Tom - Mulberry, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona - 289 4V, 4-Speed (Cost To Date: $2125.60)

1964 Studebaker Commander 170-1V, 3-speed w/OD (Cost to Date: $623.67)

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ClaymoreWW
07-06-2009, 02:38 PM
back home finally. Yes, I know Kent. I forget the exact town he is in - does he own a 55 hardtop, gray over white?

Here are the pics of the restaurant. It is a nice family restaurant that serves reasonably-priced, normal American food, nothing fancy.

http://www.teamwetworks.com/claymore/photos/thumbs/lrg-684-up09-30-sltstemarie.jpg

http://www.teamwetworks.com/claymore/photos/thumbs/lrg-683-up09-31-sltstemarie.jpg

http://www.teamwetworks.com/claymore/photos/thumbs/lrg-685-up09-32-sltstemarie.jpg

--george



1963 Lark Daytona HT - 63V J8 175
53-54 C/Ks, 55 Speedsters, 63 Daytonas, Wagonaires Registries (http://www.teamwetworks.com/stregs/)

http://www.teamwetworks.com/claymore/larkkey.jpg

3rdGenStude
07-06-2009, 04:14 PM
quote:Originally posted by ClaymoreWW

So as we took state highway 66 north, I had just crossed state route 55 and saw a 55 K going south! It was gray over white and appeared to be restored. I did not see the driver. This was south of Lake City - maybe 2pm? Is that anyone on the forums?

Heh, wasn't mine. It's nowhere NEAR being on the road yet.

I've bought a few parts from Kent, but a friend picked them up for me. I haven't met him, so I don't know what he drives, except for a light green 4 door of which he sent me pictures.

Up on Highway 20, someone has both a hawk and a 2 door '55 in the same driveway just a little west of Midland. But after I saw them outside the garage once, I never saw them again. At that time (a few years ago,) that '55 was a solid color maroon.


Paul

In memory of Boris, the 1950 Land Cruiser project,
. . . he became a down payment for. . .
Natasha, the 1955 Speedster project
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