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studedad
03-20-2010, 09:48 AM
MY 1953 Studebaker 2 door hardtop 'K' has stainless steel trim on outside top of the door and around the front of the windshield. Apparently they came with chrome pieces so from what I gather this trim came from a coupe. I need one piece and I was wondering what year the coupe's had stainless trim.
Mike

junior
03-20-2010, 09:55 AM
I have been told it was 1955 only. Junior

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N8N
03-20-2010, 10:20 AM
'55 COUPE only.

The windshield trim was always stainless, but the three pieces underneath it and the strips along the doors were chromed pot metal on all other C-Ks, have no idea why.

nate

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studedad
03-20-2010, 10:49 AM
'55 COUPE only.

The windshield trim was always stainless, but the three pieces underneath it and the strips along the doors were chromed pot metal on all other C-Ks, have no idea why.

nate

There must have been a year when they used stainless because I have them already, I only need the drivers side door top. I don't want chrome.

studedad
03-20-2010, 10:51 AM
The windshield trim was always stainless, but the three pieces underneath it and the strips along the doors were chromed pot metal on all other C-Ks, have no idea why.

nate

I already have the original pieces in stainless, I only need the top of the drivers door. I don't want chrome.

3x2stude
03-20-2010, 10:55 AM
55 C bodies had the SS. I am looking for the same. I have aquired one complete set and am working on another. send your email and I try to hook you up with some.

JK

53k
03-20-2010, 11:47 AM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

'55 COUPE only.

The windshield trim was always stainless, but the three pieces underneath it and the strips along the doors were chromed pot metal on all other C-Ks, have no idea why.

It may have been a California car variation, but my 53 K body had pot metal strips under the windshield. I had to replace the old pitted ones and the replacement ones from the original SASCO were also pot metal. Of course back then I threw away that sort of stuff (pitted pot metal.

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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candbstudebakers
03-21-2010, 01:58 AM
The only time I came across the SS is on the 55 coupes I have one full set if I can find them all, when I do they will go on e-bay...

Candbstudebakrs
Castro Valley,
California

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N8N
03-21-2010, 08:24 AM
quote:Originally posted by 53k


quote:Originally posted by N8N

'55 COUPE only.

The windshield trim was always stainless, but the three pieces underneath it and the strips along the doors were chromed pot metal on all other C-Ks, have no idea why.

It may have been a California car variation, but my 53 K body had pot metal strips under the windshield. I had to replace the old pitted ones and the replacement ones from the original SASCO were also pot metal. Of course back then I threw away that sort of stuff (pitted pot metal.

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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I meant that the trim *around* the windshield, including the side pieces that don't go into the gasket, were always stainless, the pot metal pieces that you refer to were always pot metal except on the '55 C-bodies.

nate

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