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tutone63
07-10-2009, 09:23 AM
It's time for a pointless, but fun, thread:)

Ever since I have been a young kid, I always had a fascination with what people stored in their glove box. I remember, whenever I rode in the front seat of someones car, the first thing I would do is open the glove box and start to rifle through it, until my grandparents told me that was rude. However, it has been a fascination ever since. Even to this day, if I am riding with someone, I will ask the question: "do you mind if I look through your glove box?" They always look at me like I am crazy, but let me look either way.

You can usually tell alot about a guy from what he carries around in his glove box. (or "vanity" depending on what kind of Studebaker you own!)

So, just for kicks and giggles: "what is in your glove box? (or vanity)?"

I will kick things off.

In my Lark: A new set of bushings (that I desperately need to install)

A road map of Iowa from 1962

A road map of Georga from 1964

Three CD's: Chuck Berrys golden hits, Hits of the 60's, and Henry Mancini. (don't judge me, Henry is a genius!!)

Two microfiber towels

A spare set of keys

Owners manual

A comparison booklet of the 1960 lark to other compact cars, released by Studebaker. (in case I come across some corvair, valiant or falcon driver;))

Spare set of points, and a condenser.

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh54/tutone63/63larkside-1.jpghttp://www.thelincolnforum.net/phpbb3/images/smilies/035.gif


1963 Lark, 259 V8, two-tone paint, Twin Traction. Driven often, always noticed!

Roscomacaw
07-10-2009, 09:47 AM
I'll have to check Pete's glovebox, but I'm sure there's still a few items in there that were there when he took me to South Bend in 1997.[:0]

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1963 Cruiser
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

50Champ
07-10-2009, 11:02 AM
A picture says a thousand words....:)

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1188/4526177/20234971/328733741.jpg

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1188/4526177/20234971/329233113.jpg

1950 Champion 2 Dr. Sedan

DEEPNHOCK
07-10-2009, 11:59 AM
I remember buying a small stack of those service reminders a while back.
Seems the Stude owner was having new ones made, because his old ones were wrong in this century[:0].
They came out of an early 50's Stude, but slid right into the glove box door on the Yellow POS..
Jeff[8D]


quote:Originally posted by 50Champ

A picture says a thousand words....:)
http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1188/4526177/20234971/328733741.jpg

Michidan
07-10-2009, 12:26 PM
So far anyway, no gloves.

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g293/loraxdan66/signature3.jpg
www.studebakerhardtop.com

jimmijim8
07-10-2009, 12:50 PM
Studebaker first aid kit. jimmijim

Roscomacaw
07-10-2009, 01:10 PM
Ya know, Dan - you've provided some inspiration. I'm gonna put a cheap pair of cotton work gloves in Pete's "Glove Box".[^]

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1963 Cruiser
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

tutone63
07-10-2009, 05:42 PM
Well, I don't have gloves in my glovebox...but I do in my trunk!

50 champ, that is a beautiful glove box! Those Swiss army knifes are worth their weight in gold...three times over. I should put mine in my glove box as well...wait, I DO have it in my glove box...in my chevy truck...

Is that box that says "BOWES" fuses?

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1963 Lark, 259 V8, two-tone paint, Twin Traction. Driven often, always noticed!

50Champ
07-10-2009, 05:50 PM
quote:[i]Originally posted by tutone63

50 champ, that is a beautiful glove box! Those Swiss army knifes are worth their weight in gold...three times over. I should put mine in my glove box as well...wait, I DO have it in my glove box...in my chevy truck...

Is that box that says "BOWES" fuses?


Thank you. I used to have a big box full of tools in the trunk but it liked to slide all over the place so I replaced it with the knife. :D

Yes, those are Bowes fuses. They were in there when I bought the car last summer and are probably pretty old, as is the Firestone ice scraper....

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1188/4526177/20234971/329233113.jpg

1950 Champion 2 Dr. Sedan

jjones
07-10-2009, 06:25 PM
Fuses, aspirin, gas lid key, and the radio.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff17/jeffhelen/DSCF1042.jpg
Jeff Jones
Tucson Arizona
1947 M-5

fmarshall
07-10-2009, 06:46 PM
Protection

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63 Avanti R2, 4-Speed, 3.73 TT
Martinez, CA
http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd211/fmarshall_bucket/sigpic.jpg

hi-peral
07-10-2009, 07:55 PM
Not enuff room:D

Live your dreams!

Lenny R2
07-10-2009, 07:58 PM
In my 62 Champ pickup glove box i have one of those wind up flash lights,pair of brown work gloves,extra fuses pad&pen
tooth picks,pair of reading glasses.I also have the same stuff in my 63 Avanti.

Lenny
Atlanta Ga.

Jeff_H
07-10-2009, 08:05 PM
When I got my '53, all I found in there was a giant mouse next [xx(]

Now I have a couple maps, calculator, pens, maintenence log book, and insurance papers.

Sometime I ought to check out my Dads's '55 ford pickup. He's had it since '68 and the glove box ss full of "stuff". I think some of it may be from the original owner... After it got full he started keeping a old coffee can on the floor [:0]

Jeff in ND
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t5/ee-engineer/Snowscenetiny.jpg
'53 Champion Hardtop

FlatheadGeo
07-10-2009, 08:09 PM
Radio and Insurance ID Card for NYS.

1957 Studebaker Champion 2 door. Staten Island, New York.

jclary
07-10-2009, 08:28 PM
In one of mine, I probably have over 30 years of old registration cards. In all of them I try to keep an extra set of points, a tire gauge, box of fuses, battery and tire receipts. The battery and tire receipts come in handy if you have issues with them during the warranty period.:):):)

John Clary
Greer, SC
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u346/jconln/HPIM0372-2.jpg
Life... is what happens as you are making plans.
SDC member since 1975

Swifster
07-10-2009, 09:03 PM
I know that the only thing that was left in the glove box of the Daytona was an owners manual that was badly stained and falling apart.

I had never looked in the glove box of the Commander. So I went out to see what treasures were hidden within.

GOLD MINE!

Inside was a small 3-1/2" X 5" (or so) booklet that says

"Owner Protector Service"

On the inside of the cover was the original owners name & address and the selling dealer - Sanford Motor Co. in Sanford, FL.
It was delivered on 04/06/64. It also has the maintenance completed until 06/04/67 at 27,593. There were also a couple of registrations showing to other owners. I really wish I had this info for the Daytona. Truely gold.





---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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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clarkwd
07-10-2009, 09:27 PM
No glove box in my Speedster.
Bill

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z293/clarkwd/Lancaster2.jpg
http://www.rustyrestorations.org/coppermine/

ChampTrucking
07-10-2009, 09:33 PM
registration,spare ammo clip.cd's,fuses,misc.junk

Kurt
07-10-2009, 11:11 PM
Insurance card, registration, mostly junk. I think I need to clean it out!!

66 Commander R1 Clone
51 Commander 4dr

maxpower1954
07-11-2009, 02:45 AM
In the 64 R-1 Avanti, an original, still wrapped Studebaker first-aid kit and the original production order.

In the 63 R-2 GT, a picture from the 1920s of my great-grand father looking under the hood of his 1925 Studebaker Light Six touring car, at his Lakeland, Florida home. I didn't even know anyone in my family ever had Studebakers until I found this picture a few years after I bought the GT...it must be in my genes...Russ Farris

maxpower1954
07-11-2009, 03:00 AM
And on a related note - from day one with ALL my cars, I keep a maintenance logbook (a dime store small notebook) in the glove box of all repairs, re-builds and routine stuff like oil changes ect for my own reference. It must be my aircraft maintenance record-keeping mentality. I'll think I'll start a seperate thread on this. Keeping precise track (Date, mileage at work done) is immmensely helpful to me and the next guy in charge of keeping this historic piece of Americana rolling... Russ Farris

ClaymoreWW
07-11-2009, 06:31 AM
I will tell my favorite glovebox story.

Back in the early 80s, my dad (Tom B on here) decided to buy an old Ford pickup - a 52, I think. He got it for $100 or $200 - pretty cheap, even back then. I am pretty sure we flat-towed the truck home. His house has this steep gravel drive with a right angle turn in the middle. We started the truck and tried to drive it up the lane. Well, the old engine just wouldn't pull the truck all the way up the hill. After a time, decided to take a break and consider our options and we stopped the truck about 30 feet from the parking pad.

While we were chatting and thinking, I decided to take a look in the glovebox. As I rifled through old receipts and pencils and other junk, I found an equally old envelope. Inside the envelope was a stack of twenties - about $300, if I remember correctly. That really made it easy to justify buying the truck!

Somewhere, he has a hardcopy photo of me standing next to the truck fanning the cash.

--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

clonelark
07-11-2009, 09:21 AM
Well you had to ask, heres my 64 Lark, it was pretty easy R1 and R2 decals, Owners manual, Buss fuses, and a list of alcohol free stations in Tulsa, http://i26.tinypic.com/2j5ie55.jpg
However the 55 Conestoga's box was full of stuff clear back to its California days. Car was sold new in California.
http://i27.tinypic.com/m9u0qr.jpg
A Swiss knife
key ring from riverside Chevrolet
pocket road atlus
2 old insurance cards
receipt from quick service steel
an old auto certificate holder that goes around the steering coluum or the visor
last years tag receipt
1 pr of new curb feelers,
Calif DMV card
Wal-mart receipt for the battery,
2 old insurance cards,
NOS horn relay,
4 different plaques of meets i've driven to Branson Mo, Thyer Ks,Denton Tx x2
State of iowa title (Car was stored in Iowa for 30 years),
Sasco receipt,several repair receipts from Clovis NM Where i bought the car,
Build sheet fromm Studebaker internarional museum 150 years,
Phillips screw driver,
Baggy of old keys.
an old Oklahoma Turnpike receipt
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http://i26.tinypic.com/16c9rux.jpg

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4-speed wagonaire
07-11-2009, 04:11 PM
Just spiders right now.....

Bill, Many Fords and one great Stude!

tutone63
07-15-2009, 12:10 PM
quote:Originally posted by ChampTrucking

registration,spare ammo clip.cd's,fuses,misc.junk


ummm... whatcha planning on doing with the ammo clip? I hope you don't have a bad case of road rage...;)

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1963 Lark, 259 V8, two-tone paint, Twin Traction. Driven often, always noticed!

ivorydan
07-15-2009, 02:57 PM
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa246/ivorydan/toyotaradioinStude004.jpg

Lark Hunter
07-15-2009, 06:51 PM
Hmm... I hadn't opened the glove box door for quite awhile, but the reappearence of this thread at the top of the page prompted me to go take a look. As soon as I opened it, a bunch of things slid out on the floor. I found:
An owner's manual and other dealer paperwork.
Tire warranty
Previous tire warranty
Battery warranty
Parts receipts
Gas receipts
Other receipts
Unopened mail
Extra car keys
Extra house and garage keys
Aspirin
Trial size package of cat food
A couple of tire pressure checkers
Pens
Numerous business cards
A bunch of pennies
Makeup (ex girlfriend's)
An old cell phone
Paper napkins (lots of them)
A lost maintenance book
A couple of old love notes from a more recent ex girlfriend (no wonder I'm single now)
Expired registration and insurance cards
Rubber bands
A picture of someone I don't remember
Turn signal flasher
Note pad
Almost half a pack of cigarettes (I quit smoking)
Interior trim screws
A lighter
Three packs of matches (one with phone number I don't recall)

PS: Thanx Tutone for starting this thread. I can now close my glove box door with one hand after cleaning it out!

LH

edpjr
07-15-2009, 09:20 PM
Registration info and a .32 cal Baretta[^]