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StudeMichael
02-08-2010, 10:02 PM
My 1957 Clipper used to belong to Nollie Hinton. Dr. Cade was visiting one day and asked Nollie what he was going to do with the Packard and Nollie told him it was a parts car. Being it is rust free, Dr. Cade decided he wanted it and that it was too nice for a parts car. Stephen Allen was kind enough to deliver it to my house when I bought it from his mother after Dr. Cade passed away. It had a stuck 259 engine with no supercharger when it arrived. I have since rebuilt a 289 and put all the correct parts together. Check out the small radiator hose!!


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Dick Steinkamp
02-08-2010, 10:12 PM
Nicely detailed! [:p]

Dick Steinkamp
Bellingham, WA
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mbstude
02-08-2010, 10:19 PM
Michael, I'm sure Nollie and Doc would both be proud. Engine looks real good. [8D]

Matthew Burnette
Your Friendly Stude Trim Bender
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StudeMichael
02-08-2010, 10:25 PM
Thank you Dick and Matthew. I appreciate that. It is getting there!

silverhawk
02-08-2010, 11:08 PM
Very nice indeed! Good job! Do you have any pics of the whole car?

Dylan Wills
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'61 lark deluxe 4 door wagon

G T Joe
02-09-2010, 12:47 PM
Good job, nice engine detail,can't wait to hear it run.

Joseph Kastellec

StudeMichael
02-09-2010, 02:48 PM
I will get some pics of the whole car on here soon Dylan

53k
02-09-2010, 03:08 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudeMichael

My 1957 Clipper used to belong to Nollie Hinton. Dr. Cade was visiting one day and asked Nollie what he was going to do with the Packard and Nollie told him it was a parts car. Being it is rust free, Dr. Cade decided he wanted it and that it was too nice for a parts car. Stephen Allen was kind enough to deliver it to my house when I bought it from his mother after Dr. Cade passed away. It had a stuck 259 engine with no supercharger when it arrived. I have since rebuilt a 289 and put all the correct parts together. Check out the small radiator hose!!
VERY interesting. Nollie bought my '57 Clipper wagon off eBay several years ago. It had a stuck '56 Commander 259 with no supercharger too. However, it was ANYTHING but rust-free. He wanted it only for the frame. I wonder if he just completely switched bodies. If so, it would be interesting to know what he saved off my ex-wagon,

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Paul Johnson, Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. '64 Daytona Wagonaire, '64 Daytona convertible, '53 Commander Starliner, Museum R-4 engine, '62 Gravely Model L, '72 Gravely Model 430

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mbstude
02-09-2010, 05:39 PM
Paul, Nollie still owned that car, and another Packard wagon at the time of his passing. He offered them both to me at what seemed to be a great price. I didn't want a project that big. As far as I know, both wagons are still there.

Matthew Burnette
Your Friendly Stude Trim Bender
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Starlight Stainless
912-253-3037

Invalid User Name
02-09-2010, 06:06 PM
I don't think I have ever seen a Clipper station wagon. That is a very impressive looking car.

Doug
Venice, Florida
1950 Champion
9G F1
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raoul5788
02-09-2010, 06:28 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudeMichael

My 1957 Clipper used to belong to Nollie Hinton. Dr. Cade was visiting one day and asked Nollie what he was going to do with the Packard and Nollie told him it was a parts car. Being it is rust free, Dr. Cade decided he wanted it and that it was too nice for a parts car. Stephen Allen was kind enough to deliver it to my house when I bought it from his mother after Dr. Cade passed away. It had a stuck 259 engine with no supercharger when it arrived. I have since rebuilt a 289 and put all the correct parts together. Check out the small radiator hose!!


Very nice! I hope my Clipper wagon engine looks that good some day.

Chip
'63 Cruiser daily driver
'57 Packard wagon on the road!

StudeMichael
02-09-2010, 07:09 PM
Paul,,,Nollie sold me the hood from your old wagon a few years ago for $400.00 to use on my Clipper. I drove all the way to his house (four hour ride) to get it. He said he had a NOS one for the wagon project. I tried to buy it to no avail.

raoul5788
02-09-2010, 07:58 PM
quote:Originally posted by Invalid User Name

I don't think I have ever seen a Clipper station wagon. That is a very impressive looking car.

Doug
Venice, Florida
1950 Champion
9G F1

Here is a picture of my Clipper wagon. Enjoy!

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn163/raoul5788/100_0113-2-2.jpg

Chip
'63 Cruiser daily driver
'57 Packard wagon on the road!

Invalid User Name
02-10-2010, 04:38 AM
I like that. There is something about that design that really catches my eye. Thanks for posting.

Doug
Venice, Florida
1950 Champion
9G F1
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StudeMichael
02-10-2010, 12:04 PM
Very nice Chip!!! Is that the factory mirror? It looks like the one in the accessory catalog that is not being reproduced. I have never been able to find one.

raoul5788
02-10-2010, 12:17 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudeMichael

Very nice Chip!!! Is that the factory mirror? It looks like the one in the accessory catalog that is not being reproduced. I have never been able to find one.


It's not the original, but it is being reproduced. I got mine from SI. The part number is AC-2728 and is called the SuperVue. The original one isn't being made. It's called the Starline, and is part #AC-2836. If anyone has one, I would be interested in buying it.

Chip
'63 Cruiser daily driver
'57 Packard wagon on the road!

TX Rebel
02-10-2010, 01:28 PM
Nice job, but why is the engine blue?

Barry'd in Studes

raoul5788
02-10-2010, 09:40 PM
quote:Originally posted by TX Rebel

Nice job, but why is the engine blue?

Barry'd in Studes


I'm guessing the color is a bit off in the picture. It should be turquoise, of course.

Chip
'63 Cruiser daily driver
'57 Packard wagon on the road!

StudeMichael
02-11-2010, 12:53 PM
It is turquoise. It was painted using Studebaker International's engine paint so I know the color is correct.

raoul5788
02-11-2010, 02:35 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudeMichael

It is turquoise. It was painted using Studebaker International's engine paint so I know the color is correct.


That's what I used on mine, too.


Chip
'63 Cruiser daily driver
'57 Packard wagon on the road!

StudeDave57
02-11-2010, 03:43 PM
Odd things happen when you drive a '57 Parkview everyday.

I now have a lead on one of these Packard
Country Sedans if anyone is interested.

It is a parts car, or deep-pocketed (big $$$) project.


Maybe I can find the local '57 Provincials
I keep hearing about for use as donors...




StudeDave '57 [8D]
Ferndale, WA

'54 Commander Regal 4dr 'Ruby'
'57 Parkview 'Betsy' (she's a 2dr wagon)
'57 Commander DeLuxe 2dr 'Baby'
'57 Champion Custom 2dr 'Jewel'
'58 Packard sedan 'Cleo'
'65 Cruiser 'Sweet Pea'