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showbizkid
01-16-2007, 05:27 PM
Updated pics from November, 2009:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/November2009/DSCN2050.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/November2009/DSCN2052.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/November2009/DSCN2049.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/November2009/DSCN2035.jpg

My baby has a 259/Flight-O-Matic combo, and a 4bbl WCFB transplanted from a '57 President. There's also a 3.31 Twin Traction rear end (dunno where that came from, it's not on the build sheet :D).

I bought this car in July of 2006; its engine has been rebuilt by Ken Pyle and trans rebuilt by Tri-City Transmission of Vista, CA. I purchased it in Carlsbad, California (San Diego County), but it was originally shipped to San Francisco and was originally sold by Waters Studebaker, 1701 Van Ness Avenue, in San Francisco.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/misc/WatersStude1.jpg


[img=left]http://members.cox.net/clarknovak/lark.gif[/img=left]

Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

silverhawk
11-20-2009, 09:00 PM
[:p][:p][8D] I like it!![^]

Dylan Wills
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr200/1961lark/My%201961%20studebaker%20lark/Watcomcountyminimeet09andJamesBells.jpg
'61 lark deluxe 4 door wagon

Mark57
11-20-2009, 10:04 PM
All that elbow grease has clearly paid off Clark! ;)[:p]

<h5>Mark
'57 Transtar Deluxe
Vancouver Island Chapter
http://visdc.shawwebspace.ca/ </h5>

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x153/MarkH57/zonemt1a.jpg

55champion
11-21-2009, 04:38 PM
Very nice car

clonelark
11-29-2009, 08:03 AM
Love those Larks, very nice looking 63

If it wasn't for the last minute i'd never get anything done.
http://i50.tinypic.com/258xno1.jpg

Bullet
11-29-2009, 11:58 AM
I love the '63's and what you have done to yours. Like the no chrome on the sides or hood ornament and grill badge. Let's see pixs inside the car.
Thanks



http://i565.photobucket.com/albums/ss93/mwarmann/scan0019-1.jpg

studegary
11-29-2009, 12:48 PM
quote:Originally posted by Bullet

I love the '63's and what you have done to yours. Like the no chrome on the sides or hood ornament and grill badge. Let's see pixs inside the car.
Thanks





A 1963 Lark Standard came "stripped" like this.

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

SDC member since 1968
Studebaker enthusiast much longer

mbstude
11-29-2009, 01:15 PM
Clark, is something wrong with the grille on the cowl? (Between hood and windshield). If you need one I have a free one.

Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, GA
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk179/1959S2D/7b6f-1.jpg
Biggs' H2O-Induction

dean pearson
11-29-2009, 02:11 PM
Thats one sweeet car looks like your doing a top notch job.
I'm close by in Murrieta and when it't done you can come by and take me for a ride!

Dean.

Warren Webb
11-29-2009, 04:17 PM
I have one too Clark. Let me know if you need it. Perhaps we can all meet at Dean's place. I had a customer this past week that graduated from the same school as me a year later. As we talked I found out he also has a 62 G.T. Hawk! Must have been something in the water around that time in New Jersey!

60 Lark convertible
61 Champ
62 Daytona convertible
63 G.T. R-2,4 speed
63 Avanti (2)
66 Daytona Sport Sedan

StudeDave57
11-29-2009, 05:31 PM
quote:Originally posted by mbstude

Clark, is something wrong with the grille on the cowl? (Between hood and windshield). If you need one I have a free one.

quote:Originally posted by Warren Webb

I have one too Clark. Let me know if you need it. Perhaps we can all meet at Dean's place.
Thinking back to when I helped Clark with the engine removal and reinstallation-
seems to me it was a chrome one that has gone bad... [:0] [B)] [V]


StudeDave '57 [8D]
StudeHelp for cheap...

showbizkid
11-29-2009, 07:56 PM
Dave's right - a PO put a bad chrome job on the vent grill and it's gone rusty :)

Warren and Dean - when it's on the road and the bugs shook out, It's a plan - I'll head your way!


[img=left]http://members.cox.net/clarknovak/lark.gif[/img=left]

Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com
www.studebakersandiego.com

StudeRich
11-29-2009, 08:42 PM
quote:Originally posted by studegary

A 1963 Lark Standard came "stripped" like this.

Yep Gary, it gets even (worse depending on your opinion), this one has the OPTIONAL front and rear Windshield moulding stainless trim and the added '64 Crossed flags emblem on the "C" pillar! [:0]

All it is missing is the ONE left front fender '59-'60 type "Studebaker" script! [:0] [:0]

Clark's is one the best, nice clean examples of a '63 "Standard" though, it just depends if you happen to like design complimenting trim or not, I guess! [^]

StudeRich

showbizkid
11-30-2009, 09:05 PM
Yeah, I'm pretty sure a PO added the front stainless, and I think I'll leave it off when I repaint :) The crossed flags and the "TT" emblem on the trunk lid may stay, though! Not sure about the Studebaker fender script... I found the filled holes (masking tape still intact) inside the fender so it wouldn't take much to put it back, but I kind of like the clean fenders!


[img=left]http://members.cox.net/clarknovak/lark.gif[/img=left]

Clark in San Diego
'63 F2/Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com
www.studebakersandiego.com

studegary
12-01-2009, 04:12 PM
Every time that I look at the picture of the nice engine, I think - insert the engine oil dip stick 180 degrees from where it is. Now I have said it &lt;G&gt;!

Gary L.
Wappinger, NY

SDC member since 1968
Studebaker enthusiast much longer

showbizkid
06-08-2010, 06:38 PM
A couple of pix I snapped in the park last night :)

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/misc/c374d5d1.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/misc/7c9936aa.jpg

doug
06-08-2010, 07:40 PM
Doesn't look any worse for the wear. Must be taking good care of it.

avantilover
06-09-2010, 06:48 AM
Definitely something to be said for the plain look and purity of the design. Very nice car, congratulations.

showbizkid
07-31-2011, 09:08 PM
I just spent nearly 2 days on Barney. After replacing the vent window, glass run channel and window fuzzies on the driver's door (finally, no rattles -- YAY!), he was treated to a thorough bath, cleaning with trusty GM Surface Cleaner, then Mothers' Clay Bar, and a coat of Nu Finish stem to stern, along with Rain-X on the glass. I must say I'm very pleased with the result... he's almost too bright to look at in direct sunlight -- like the Ajax White Knight ;)

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01382.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01383.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01387.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01391.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01393.jpghttp://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01385.jpg
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q26/clarknovak/Lark%20Shine%20July%202011/DSC01390.jpg

Thanks for the can of Lark Shine, Dick! :)

Studedude
07-31-2011, 10:57 PM
Nice work, sweet ride!!

wagonairedriver
08-01-2011, 03:40 PM
Wow! Nice work. Barney must be very happy. Butch, my 63 Wagonaire is jealous.