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Swifster
03-27-2007, 06:49 PM
Welcome Rodney to you and the misses. Some frown on rodders but there's a few of us here to keep the others honest :D. I hope those are just the begining of the pictures because that looks like a great project. How was the cab (corners and floors)?

What do you plan on using for a transmission? Auto or manual?

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/1965_Studebaker_Commander_front198x.jpg

Swifster
03-27-2007, 06:49 PM
Welcome Rodney to you and the misses. Some frown on rodders but there's a few of us here to keep the others honest :D. I hope those are just the begining of the pictures because that looks like a great project. How was the cab (corners and floors)?

What do you plan on using for a transmission? Auto or manual?

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/1965_Studebaker_Commander_front198x.jpg

RottenRodney
03-27-2007, 07:35 PM
Would this be an appropriate place for an attempted introduction? My name is Rotten, and it's been a while or two -- my SDC membership may have lapsed back in the mid-seventies, but I'll get that restarted ASAP. We just ain't had much time to devote to our own projects, but that's just about to change...

http://img116.imageshack.us/img116/851/11uh1.jpg

Back in seventy-six, this forty-seven M-5 was my high-school Auto-Shop project. It was a pretty cherry little truck, with one external con-rod. I'd already overhauled one Champion engine for my other high-school ride, but this time I couldn't find a decent rebuildable core for free enough, so I shoe-horned (or should I say cobbled) in a good used 327/Powerglide combo with a fifty-five Olds/Poncho rear-end, etc. It was my first motor-swap, and my first attempt at what I considered to be a 'real' hot rod. (Do you guys tolerate hot rodders here?) A school-chum and I actually did drive the truck up and down the road one time, and it was frightening. With worn king-pins and square bias-rags, we went into a high-speed wobble at a fairly low rate of speed, and it never quit shaking 'till I'd managed to find the whoa-pedal and bring the whole clamoring mass to a complete stop.

Long story abrieviated: Priorities changed, kids, etc. Okay, I just lost interest, so the truck was relegated to the family junkyard. Recently however, it was rescued...

http://img65.imageshack.us/img65/9457/39wj1.jpg

Above: Here you may just barely be able to make out: North High Auto, shot from a rattle-can through a stencil that our teacher used for marking school property. It will be preserved, as well as the eucalyptus-stump that grew through the center-grille's teeth years ago.

http://img112.imageshack.us/img112/8369/1003048lm7.jpg

Now meet my much better half: Mrs. Rotten...

http://img65.imageshack.us/img65/7234/41ys.jpg

Mrs. Rotten is a crafty welder/fabricator by trade. She ain't afraid to get dirty, and I'm real proud of her. I've been ignoring this poor ol' truck for over thirty years. It's her truck now, and it's gittin' done.

http://img65.imageshack.us/img65/605/28yj.jpg

Look out! There she goes!

http://img239.imageshack.us/img239/4774/1003039fj4.jpg

And there go the cheezy motor-mounts I cobbled up in high-school as well.

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/9901/1003033mx4.jpg

From my comfortable chair, Eye can watch the sparks fly -- all day long...

http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/2893/1003041bt4.jpg

Above: This could be the test. That's the same 327 I stuck in there when I was a kid. It's still a good one, and I feel rather fortunate to be able to get it back. Hey, wait -- what's that? Do I hear the sound of grinding teeth? We can't help ourselves. We're all hot rod.

http://img455.imageshack.us/img455/4250/1003055tq3.jpg

The Powerglide will make way for a 'built' TH-350, but the Olds/Poncho rear-end will be retained. It's the proper width, with the proper five-on-five bolt-pattern, and she's got some legs.

http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/4093/1003047ks8.jpg

Above: I'm a old guy, so here's an old trick... When spun around backward, these (hen's teeth) 265 exhaust manifolds allow the needed steering clearance. The ports are smaller than we'd like, but Mrs. Rotten can hog them out.

http://img455.imageshack.us/img455/164/1003060dd9.jpg

The stock steering-gearbox will be retained, but it's on probation.

The truck is now stripped down to her frame and suspenders, and we're goin' all the way.

We'll be pickin' at some brains here as we go. We're gunna need to find a few missin' pieces, but most of all, we're really lookin' forward to gittin' to know yawl. Oh, does this board have a 'spell-czech' feature? Eye didn't see the magic button for that...

This'll have to conclude Part 1. I gotta go rattle some p

lstude
03-27-2007, 07:42 PM
Welcome to the forum! And you were able to post pictures on your first try...that is a feat all in itself!

You will find many hot rodders anf truck lovers here. Very interesting pictures. Hope to see more as it progresses.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

lstude
03-27-2007, 07:42 PM
Welcome to the forum! And you were able to post pictures on your first try...that is a feat all in itself!

You will find many hot rodders anf truck lovers here. Very interesting pictures. Hope to see more as it progresses.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-27-2007, 07:47 PM
Great post, Rotten [8D].

Hang around. We can help you and Ms Rotten get it back on the road. M's make neat hot rods for sure. I have a 305 in my '46.



http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-27-2007, 07:47 PM
Great post, Rotten [8D].

Hang around. We can help you and Ms Rotten get it back on the road. M's make neat hot rods for sure. I have a 305 in my '46.



http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Guido
03-27-2007, 07:59 PM
Good thing "Mrs. Rotten" is taken or I think Jeff Rice might be looking for a shopmate! :D

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
03-27-2007, 07:59 PM
Good thing "Mrs. Rotten" is taken or I think Jeff Rice might be looking for a shopmate! :D

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

studemaker
03-27-2007, 08:45 PM
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l11/studemaker/Mergatroid%20Projects/MVC-001X-1.jpg Howdy Rottens, and Welcome! Ya my teeth were grindin':D Getting that Stude back on the road and in the publics eye, and what you like is what counts, but just wanted to show ya how sweet a 289 Stude could look for your ride though!;) By the way, Lucky Man![}:)]

<div align="left">Tim Stevens Big Sky Country, Montana '59 4E7-122 '59 Silver Hawk '57 Parkview Wagon '41 Double Dater Coupe</div id="left"> http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l11/studemaker/SmallMerg.jpg

studemaker
03-27-2007, 08:45 PM
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l11/studemaker/Mergatroid%20Projects/MVC-001X-1.jpg Howdy Rottens, and Welcome! Ya my teeth were grindin':D Getting that Stude back on the road and in the publics eye, and what you like is what counts, but just wanted to show ya how sweet a 289 Stude could look for your ride though!;) By the way, Lucky Man![}:)]

<div align="left">Tim Stevens Big Sky Country, Montana '59 4E7-122 '59 Silver Hawk '57 Parkview Wagon '41 Double Dater Coupe</div id="left"> http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l11/studemaker/SmallMerg.jpg

stude53
03-27-2007, 08:52 PM
Hey, Welcome HotRodney

If you type SBC or Chevy into the search feature, you'll find you are certainly not alone here. And some of our all-Stude all-the-time friends have lit a fire in their engines also. There are Cathcart 6 specials, Stude V8s (R1, R2, R3, and more), and Stude drag, dry lake, and round track racers here, too.

Keep us posted on you and your wife's progress.[8D]



[img=left]http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j259/stude53/studesmall2.jpg[/img=left]Bob Feaganes (stude53)
53 Starliner Hardtop
Newton Grove, NC

stude53
03-27-2007, 08:52 PM
Hey, Welcome HotRodney

If you type SBC or Chevy into the search feature, you'll find you are certainly not alone here. And some of our all-Stude all-the-time friends have lit a fire in their engines also. There are Cathcart 6 specials, Stude V8s (R1, R2, R3, and more), and Stude drag, dry lake, and round track racers here, too.

Keep us posted on you and your wife's progress.[8D]



[img=left]http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j259/stude53/studesmall2.jpg[/img=left]Bob Feaganes (stude53)
53 Starliner Hardtop
Newton Grove, NC

Roscomacaw
03-27-2007, 09:20 PM
Welcome, Rotten. As Tim says, there's ways to add V8 motivation and still have it be ALL Stude[:p] Your - er Mrs' truck tho. If bow-tie stuff is as avant garde as she wants, there ya go![:X] People actually expect that you've tossed the original stuff, so you're right in the mainstream.;)

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

Roscomacaw
03-27-2007, 09:20 PM
Welcome, Rotten. As Tim says, there's ways to add V8 motivation and still have it be ALL Stude[:p] Your - er Mrs' truck tho. If bow-tie stuff is as avant garde as she wants, there ya go![:X] People actually expect that you've tossed the original stuff, so you're right in the mainstream.;)

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

N8N
03-27-2007, 09:23 PM
cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?

nate

--
55 Commander Starlight
http://members.cox.net/njnagel

N8N
03-27-2007, 09:23 PM
cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?

nate

--
55 Commander Starlight
http://members.cox.net/njnagel

Swifster
03-27-2007, 10:09 PM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?

:D

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/1965_Studebaker_Commander_front198x.jpg

Swifster
03-27-2007, 10:09 PM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?

:D

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/1965_Studebaker_Commander_front198x.jpg

RottenRodney
03-27-2007, 10:26 PM
N8N, ya know, I thought that sounded familiar too, but it didn't hit me right away. DOH!

Thanks yous guys! Just to balance things out a bit or two, I aughtta go on and admit that one of my 'other cars' is a Model 'A' Phord with a 259 between the rails, coupled to a thirty-nine box via Offy adapter, etc. However, technical difficulty prevents me from postin' that pitcher. I'll git it on here later -- I just need a little time to figger things out.

Oh, do we have the power to edit our posts here? Eye see a couple a typos that're buggin' me.

Thanks again for the warm welcome, and gunnite! RR & MR

Faster than a rusting bullet... Gopher Grove, CA

RottenRodney
03-27-2007, 10:26 PM
N8N, ya know, I thought that sounded familiar too, but it didn't hit me right away. DOH!

Thanks yous guys! Just to balance things out a bit or two, I aughtta go on and admit that one of my 'other cars' is a Model 'A' Phord with a 259 between the rails, coupled to a thirty-nine box via Offy adapter, etc. However, technical difficulty prevents me from postin' that pitcher. I'll git it on here later -- I just need a little time to figger things out.

Oh, do we have the power to edit our posts here? Eye see a couple a typos that're buggin' me.

Thanks again for the warm welcome, and gunnite! RR & MR

Faster than a rusting bullet... Gopher Grove, CA

showbizkid
03-27-2007, 11:46 PM
Rodney, where the heck is Gopher Grove?


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

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

showbizkid
03-27-2007, 11:46 PM
Rodney, where the heck is Gopher Grove?


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

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

gordr
03-28-2007, 12:44 AM
Rodney, I'm one of those who has been known to jump on folks who drop a 350 into a Stude just because "it's easy" or "better", or whatever. Being as you're doing a 327, which is a cool vintage engine in its own right, and since it was in the truck since it was your high school hot rod, I say: Go For It!

Gord Richmond, within Weasel range of the Alberta Badlands

gordr
03-28-2007, 12:44 AM
Rodney, I'm one of those who has been known to jump on folks who drop a 350 into a Stude just because "it's easy" or "better", or whatever. Being as you're doing a 327, which is a cool vintage engine in its own right, and since it was in the truck since it was your high school hot rod, I say: Go For It!

Gord Richmond, within Weasel range of the Alberta Badlands

StudeRich
03-28-2007, 12:55 AM
Betcha Rodney is really in <s>Garden Grove</s> Garbage Grove! [^]Hey Rodney would that High School painted on the truck be North High in Torrance, CA? [:0] I am from the South Bay area myself!

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
03-28-2007, 12:55 AM
Betcha Rodney is really in <s>Garden Grove</s> Garbage Grove! [^]Hey Rodney would that High School painted on the truck be North High in Torrance, CA? [:0] I am from the South Bay area myself!

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

BobPalma
03-28-2007, 04:59 AM
Welcome aboard indeed, Rodney. What a cute truck. BP

BobPalma
03-28-2007, 04:59 AM
Welcome aboard indeed, Rodney. What a cute truck. BP

Guido
03-28-2007, 06:09 AM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?
nate

But the real question is whether the truck gets finished before Keith Richards lapses into an eternal coma. [8D]

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
03-28-2007, 06:09 AM
quote:Originally posted by N8N

cute truck! But what we really want to know is, are you a man of wealth and taste?
nate

But the real question is whether the truck gets finished before Keith Richards lapses into an eternal coma. [8D]

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Roscomacaw
03-28-2007, 09:37 AM
Rotten, if'n you'll look at the top of YOUR posts, there's a little icon with a pecil depicted thereupon. Slide your little arrow thingy (using the mouse thingy) onto that icon and tap the left button on your mouse thingy. Watch what happens.[:I]

Afterwards, there'll be the little footnote like is at the base of this particular posting.:D

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

Roscomacaw
03-28-2007, 09:37 AM
Rotten, if'n you'll look at the top of YOUR posts, there's a little icon with a pecil depicted thereupon. Slide your little arrow thingy (using the mouse thingy) onto that icon and tap the left button on your mouse thingy. Watch what happens.[:I]

Afterwards, there'll be the little footnote like is at the base of this particular posting.:D

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

Rosstude
03-28-2007, 10:05 AM
Ahoy Rod! I was wondering when you would pop up here. Looks like you and the misses have been busy since our last visit. You are a lucky man to have her as a mate.
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine. Hot rod or not, itís still a Stude.
I gotta tell everybody that Rodney was the one who introduced me to Studebakerís way back when, and I can testify that ole Rotten has Studebaker written into his DNA.
Ahha, beautiful Gopher Grove, hope the frost didnít hit your crop too hard.
You are in good company here, welcome aboard.
Later.


[img=left]http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g27/Rosstude/OldWorld2005002.jpg[/img=left]
Ross.
Riverside, Ca.
1957 Provincial X2
1958 Transtar

Rosstude
03-28-2007, 10:05 AM
Ahoy Rod! I was wondering when you would pop up here. Looks like you and the misses have been busy since our last visit. You are a lucky man to have her as a mate.
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine. Hot rod or not, itís still a Stude.
I gotta tell everybody that Rodney was the one who introduced me to Studebakerís way back when, and I can testify that ole Rotten has Studebaker written into his DNA.
Ahha, beautiful Gopher Grove, hope the frost didnít hit your crop too hard.
You are in good company here, welcome aboard.
Later.


[img=left]http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g27/Rosstude/OldWorld2005002.jpg[/img=left]
Ross.
Riverside, Ca.
1957 Provincial X2
1958 Transtar

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 10:29 AM
quote:Originally posted by Rosstude
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine.


Just what I did with the "McKinnon" in my '46 M15...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/179/437698760_a8b360bb7a.jpg

...and since everyone knows those "McKinnons" were not really Chevy V8's but actually specially made for Studebaker with bullet proof blocks, bigger cranks and bearings, forged pistons, sodium filled stelite valves, aluminum rods, etc., it's still "all Studebaker" :D [:o)]

http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 10:29 AM
quote:Originally posted by Rosstude
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine.


Just what I did with the "McKinnon" in my '46 M15...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/179/437698760_a8b360bb7a.jpg

...and since everyone knows those "McKinnons" were not really Chevy V8's but actually specially made for Studebaker with bullet proof blocks, bigger cranks and bearings, forged pistons, sodium filled stelite valves, aluminum rods, etc., it's still "all Studebaker" :D [:o)]

http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

StudeRich
03-28-2007, 10:37 AM
Opps... your Alternator is on the wrong side, better hurry up and fix it before someone sees it! [:0][:0]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
03-28-2007, 10:37 AM
Opps... your Alternator is on the wrong side, better hurry up and fix it before someone sees it! [:0][:0]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

55pres
03-28-2007, 12:24 PM
quote:Originally posted by Dick Steinkamp


quote:Originally posted by Rosstude
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine.


Just what I did with the "McKinnon" in my '46 M15...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/179/437698760_a8b360bb7a.jpg

...and since everyone knows those "McKinnons" were not really Chevy V8's but actually specially made for Studebaker with bullet proof blocks, bigger cranks and bearings, forged pistons, sodium filled stelite valves, aluminum rods, etc., it's still "all Studebaker" :D [:o)]



Mr.Steinkamp, what is going on with those headers on that truck? I'd like to see more pics of that.

Randy Wakefield
1955 President

55pres
03-28-2007, 12:24 PM
quote:Originally posted by Dick Steinkamp


quote:Originally posted by Rosstude
Hey, slap a couple of official Studebaker stickers on the rocker covers, and presto~ a factory correct look for a Stude engine.


Just what I did with the "McKinnon" in my '46 M15...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/179/437698760_a8b360bb7a.jpg

...and since everyone knows those "McKinnons" were not really Chevy V8's but actually specially made for Studebaker with bullet proof blocks, bigger cranks and bearings, forged pistons, sodium filled stelite valves, aluminum rods, etc., it's still "all Studebaker" :D [:o)]



Mr.Steinkamp, what is going on with those headers on that truck? I'd like to see more pics of that.

Randy Wakefield
1955 President

41 Frank
03-28-2007, 12:31 PM
That is evidently one of those Mckinnon 305 engines I have heard about from time to time that Dick has in that M.:D

41 Frank
03-28-2007, 12:31 PM
That is evidently one of those Mckinnon 305 engines I have heard about from time to time that Dick has in that M.:D

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 01:03 PM
quote:Originally posted by 41 Frank

That is evidently one of those Mckinnon 305 engines I have heard about from time to time that Dick has in that M.:D


Yep, Mr. McKinnon cleverly stroked a few (very special) 283's .484" and then DEBORED them .139". I'm lucky enough to have found one of them [:o)]

http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 01:03 PM
quote:Originally posted by 41 Frank

That is evidently one of those Mckinnon 305 engines I have heard about from time to time that Dick has in that M.:D


Yep, Mr. McKinnon cleverly stroked a few (very special) 283's .484" and then DEBORED them .139". I'm lucky enough to have found one of them [:o)]

http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 01:09 PM
quote:Originally posted by 55pres
what is going on with those headers on that truck?

Randy Wakefield
1955 President




First of all, Randy...were you actually the President in 1955? [:o)]

The passenger side is a standard block hugger. The drivers side is a custom made one to clear the stock steering box ONLY...certainly not for performance. It dumps into the that side's exhaust pipe at the front of the engine. I didn't put the Chevy in this truck, but it is essentially a very neat and clean job...no cutting. If I had done it, I'd probably use the 265 manifolds like Ms Rotten is going to do OR use some later Chev log manifolds with essentially the same shape as the 265's but with bigger ports (Chevy truck?). They might be able to dump at the rear, but certainly at the front.


http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 01:09 PM
quote:Originally posted by 55pres
what is going on with those headers on that truck?

Randy Wakefield
1955 President




First of all, Randy...were you actually the President in 1955? [:o)]

The passenger side is a standard block hugger. The drivers side is a custom made one to clear the stock steering box ONLY...certainly not for performance. It dumps into the that side's exhaust pipe at the front of the engine. I didn't put the Chevy in this truck, but it is essentially a very neat and clean job...no cutting. If I had done it, I'd probably use the 265 manifolds like Ms Rotten is going to do OR use some later Chev log manifolds with essentially the same shape as the 265's but with bigger ports (Chevy truck?). They might be able to dump at the rear, but certainly at the front.


http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

RottenRodney
03-28-2007, 05:14 PM
Ahhh! Ross! They let you in here too?? Nice place ya got here -- I think we'll have some fun. Yer suggestion regardin' decoy-decals, will be taken. No obvious catalog-components -- it'll look like it coulda come that way. We've got a pair of plain-vanilla valve-covers that really aughtta say 'Passmaster' -- just cuz I like the way it sounds; "Passssssssssssssssssssmaster!" Is somebody repopin' them sticky little devils yet?

A couple of yawl was speculatin' as to the geographical where-abouts of Gopher Grove. Well; Gopher Grove is located in the northern section of San Diego County -- AKA North Mexico. It's just what we like to call our home -- an old orange grove with a serious gopher problem, and the North High that I attended was/is in Riverside, CA.

Thanks for the help yawl. I went back and fixed a couple typos. I feel much better, but I still haven't found that 'spell-czech' button.

Oh, one more question: MR (Mrs. Rotten) is gittin' suspicious. Is it okay if chicks hang out here too?

Faster than a rusting bullet... Gopher Grove, CA

RottenRodney
03-28-2007, 05:14 PM
Ahhh! Ross! They let you in here too?? Nice place ya got here -- I think we'll have some fun. Yer suggestion regardin' decoy-decals, will be taken. No obvious catalog-components -- it'll look like it coulda come that way. We've got a pair of plain-vanilla valve-covers that really aughtta say 'Passmaster' -- just cuz I like the way it sounds; "Passssssssssssssssssssmaster!" Is somebody repopin' them sticky little devils yet?

A couple of yawl was speculatin' as to the geographical where-abouts of Gopher Grove. Well; Gopher Grove is located in the northern section of San Diego County -- AKA North Mexico. It's just what we like to call our home -- an old orange grove with a serious gopher problem, and the North High that I attended was/is in Riverside, CA.

Thanks for the help yawl. I went back and fixed a couple typos. I feel much better, but I still haven't found that 'spell-czech' button.

Oh, one more question: MR (Mrs. Rotten) is gittin' suspicious. Is it okay if chicks hang out here too?

Faster than a rusting bullet... Gopher Grove, CA

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 05:37 PM
quote:Originally posted by RottenRodney
Is somebody repopin' them sticky little devils yet?


Check page 205 of SI's catalog...

http://www.studebaker-intl.com/Resources/Part%2011.pdf


quote:
Oh, one more question: MR (Mrs. Rotten) is gittin' suspicious. Is it okay if chicks hang out here too?


Sure. Why we've been known to even let the occasional young person in ;)

Hey, on you spell check thing...no spell check built into the web software, but if you switch to the Mozilla Firefox browser it will spell check ANYTHING you type on the net.



http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Dick Steinkamp
03-28-2007, 05:37 PM
quote:Originally posted by RottenRodney
Is somebody repopin' them sticky little devils yet?


Check page 205 of SI's catalog...

http://www.studebaker-intl.com/Resources/Part%2011.pdf


quote:
Oh, one more question: MR (Mrs. Rotten) is gittin' suspicious. Is it okay if chicks hang out here too?


Sure. Why we've been known to even let the occasional young person in ;)

Hey, on you spell check thing...no spell check built into the web software, but if you switch to the Mozilla Firefox browser it will spell check ANYTHING you type on the net.



http://thenobot.org/images/s2d/s2d_01.jpg

Rosstude
03-28-2007, 05:49 PM
Rod,
Check this site out, http://www.studebakervendors.com/


[img=left]http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g27/Rosstude/OldWorld2005002.jpg[/img=left]
Ross.
Riverside, Ca.
1957 Provincial X2
1958 Transtar

Rosstude
03-28-2007, 05:49 PM
Rod,
Check this site out, http://www.studebakervendors.com/


[img=left]http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g27/Rosstude/OldWorld2005002.jpg[/img=left]
Ross.
Riverside, Ca.
1957 Provincial X2
1958 Transtar