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charlie
01-08-2007, 08:41 AM
Hi Again,

I just posted for help with my new 53 pickup for a radiatior. I forgot to mention that not only do I need a radiator I need a starter for it also. The starter is on the oppisite side from my car. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Best Regards,
Chuck

Roscomacaw
01-10-2007, 03:29 PM
BTW, Charlie sent me a photo of his intended powerplant/tranny and it's from an M-series truck. This means the starter's one of those that has the bendix that pulls in from the rear - not the type that this 2R truck would have used.;)

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

DilloCrafter
01-10-2007, 04:28 PM
Biggsy,

The bendix pulls in from the rear (from behind the ring gear) on my 55 champion truck motor, and on the '57 truck motor that will be replacing it (yeah, it's still sitting pretty in its red paint job, on my garage floor).

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1955 1/2 Ton Pickup
[i]The Red-Headed Amazon
Deep in the heart of Texas

gordr
01-10-2007, 05:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by charlie

Hi Again,

I just posted for help with my new 53 pickup for a radiatior. I forgot to mention that not only do I need a radiator I need a starter for it also. The starter is on the oppisite side from my car. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Best Regards,
Chuck


Chuck,

Starters I've got; several rebuildable cores at least. I OUGHT to have a radiator, too, but I can't remember for certain.

Depending on where in the USA you are, getting them to you could be easy, or it could be tough.

Chances are, you can find what you need local to you. Are you aware of the Studebaker Truck Talk forum?

Gord Richmond, within Weasel range of the Alberta Badlands

Roscomacaw
01-12-2007, 05:27 PM
Well, I was mistaken about the starter. said starter setup (unique to trucks with the "Champion" engine in them) was used until the end of truck production (with the exception of some that were built using automatic transmissions). My bad because I've never dealt with any 170/185-engined trucks newer than an M-series.[8]
Charlie DID tell me that this is a '47 vintage engine PLUS, it has a floor shifter sticking out of the tranny in the photos. That's where I came to the assumption of this being an M-series powerplant.[B)]

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

DilloCrafter
01-12-2007, 08:04 PM
Thanks for researching that for us, Biggsy. I was beginning to wonder if I had two oddball Champion engines. [:0]



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1955 1/2 Ton Pickup
[i]The Red-Headed Amazon
Deep in the heart of Texas