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parky
04-18-2007, 01:03 PM
Can anybody explain what the heck this item is?? It is item # 130102041333.
It is advertised as an 'instrument board' for a '62 GT Hawk.
I can't make sense out of the part number. It lools like it is missing a digit.
I've never seen a car with that many gauge positions.


62 GT Hawk

65cruiser
04-18-2007, 01:05 PM
Here's the pic to save some time:

http://i23.ebayimg.com/03/i/000/99/88/4795_1_b.JPG

It's for a drivers ed car.

:D

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1965 Cruiser
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JimC
04-18-2007, 02:05 PM
Driver's ed was my guess, too, except who would use a GT Hawk for driver's ed???

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Restoring my grandfather's '60 Lark, one rusted bolt at a time.

Maple Lake, Minnesota

JDP
04-18-2007, 02:24 PM
Not a drivers ed car, it's a right hand drive section mated to a left. The dashes are glued together when they are made.

64 Commander-64 Daytona
64 GT R2 clone-63 GT R2
63 Avanti R1
63 Daytona convert-63
63 Lark 2 door
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

parky
04-18-2007, 03:01 PM
I didn't know that the dash had two parts. I thought the whole thing was made in one piece.

62 GT Hawk

PlainBrownR2
04-18-2007, 05:05 PM
It looks to be quite a rare piece. I have never seen anything like that before. There has seen alot of weird stuff in this hobby, but this appears to be one of the weirder items. :D


1964 Studebaker Commander R2 clone
1950 Studebaker 2R5 with 170 turbocharged
[img=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00003.jpg?t=1171152673[/img=left]
[img=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00009.jpg?t=1171153019[/img=right]
[img=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00002.jpg?t=1171153180[/img=left]
[img=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00005.jpg?t=1171153370[/img=right]

JDP
04-18-2007, 05:58 PM
SASCO had some dashes left over from production that had no been bonded yet. If you sand the paint off the fiberglass you'll see the seam. Someone was building a custom dash to make the ebay unit.

64 Commander-64 Daytona
64 GT R2 clone-63 GT R2
63 Avanti R1
63 Daytona convert-63
63 Lark 2 door
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

JimC
04-19-2007, 09:13 AM
What I find odd is that there's no hole in the dash on the right hand side for a steering column. The picture is pretty crappy, but it doesn't look filled in.

The guy claims it's a NOS part. Is this something that Studebaker might have custom built, or is this like so much Stude stuff on e-bay, where the seller is blissfully unaware?

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Restoring my grandfather's '60 Lark, one rusted bolt at a time.

Maple Lake, Minnesota

John Kirchhoff
04-19-2007, 10:47 AM
I don't guess Studebaker build GT airplanes did they?

DEEPNHOCK
04-19-2007, 08:22 PM
That would drive Nate right over the edge..
(I don't care who you are, that there is funny - Larry)
Jeff[8D]

PlainBrownR2
04-19-2007, 11:47 PM
I could see this for a high performance stude. Get an unknowning passenger in and tell em "Do me a favor over there, I'm calibrating gauges for the Hawk. Tell me how fast I peg the tach(or max the speedo."LOL


1964 Studebaker Commander R2 clone
1950 Studebaker 2R5 with 170 turbocharged
[img=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00003.jpg?t=1171152673[/img=left]
[img=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00009.jpg?t=1171153019[/img=right]
[img=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00002.jpg?t=1171153180[/img=left]
[img=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/DSC00005.jpg?t=1171153370[/img=right]

JimC
04-20-2007, 01:43 AM
PlainBrownR2, after a good laugh from your comment, I realized there is one option I didn't consider. It could be specifically built for a road test vehicle, allowing an engineer to sit on the passenger side and observe the readings as a driver took it around. That would explain why all the gauge openings are there, but no notch for a steering wheel, as you would expect if two halves were just patched together.

I just want to know where you install the stereo! :D

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Restoring my grandfather's '60 Lark, one rusted bolt at a time.

Maple Lake, Minnesota

StudeRich
04-20-2007, 03:40 AM
My guess is that Engineering had this one built to mock-up the Instruments and wiring for both Right and Left hand drive cars in one car! [:0] That part number is not a Studebaker part number. If he's got it right, it is either a special engineering number or a vendor's part number.[^]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

DEEPNHOCK
04-20-2007, 06:04 AM
Rallye car, Stude style?
Jeff[8D]

parky
04-20-2007, 07:30 AM
I think he was missing one digit in the part number. He has since corrected it. It is now 1343810.

62 GT Hawk

JDP
04-20-2007, 07:58 AM
That's the part number for the half of the donor dash.

64 Commander-64 Daytona
64 GT R2 clone-63 GT R2
63 Avanti R1
63 Daytona convert-63
63 Lark 2 door
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

Guido
04-20-2007, 09:06 PM
This is actually being sold by Sharon Hall, Asa's widow. This might be some strange part that he came across in his travels.

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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.