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51 Business C
04-20-2007, 02:44 PM
Hello

Unfortunately I have crashed my 51 Studebaker business coupe and now needs some spare parts to be able to repare the damaged parts of the car.

I live in Denmark, Europe and hope someone knows where I can find spareparts. The 1951 Business coupe is very rare in Europe, and I therefor realise that I will have to purchase the parts from the States.

The parts I need are: Front bumper in very good condition, Right front fender, right rear fender, the plastic coting on the rear fender (I am not sure what the correct English name for this particular part is - hope someone knows what I mean! On some car models this part is cromed metal)

I look very much forward to all responses which can help me on my way in reparing the damages.

Kind regards
Jan Hein, Denmark
pedalbil@hotmail.com

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Photo test of my 51

http://www.smallblock.dk/modules/bamagalerie/galerie/Galleri_Diverse/studebakercomm51.jpg

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Photo test of my 51

http://www.smallblock.dk/modules/bamagalerie/galerie/Galleri_Diverse/studebakercomm51.jpg

Roscomacaw
04-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Jan,
I have the pieces you seek. The only thing I don't comprehend is what you're calling a "plastic coating". There's NOTHING plastic on a '51's rear fender that I'm aware of. There IS a glass tail light lens AND a chromed metal bezel that holds the lens in place. Is this maybe what you're referring to???

Shipping's gonna be expensive unless you have a "connection" to someone that brings American cars and parts to your country. Click on my name here (Mr.Biggs) and send me an E-mail. Let's see what we can work out.: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
04-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Jan,
I have the pieces you seek. The only thing I don't comprehend is what you're calling a "plastic coating". There's NOTHING plastic on a '51's rear fender that I'm aware of. There IS a glass tail light lens AND a chromed metal bezel that holds the lens in place. Is this maybe what you're referring to???

Shipping's gonna be expensive unless you have a "connection" to someone that brings American cars and parts to your country. Click on my name here (Mr.Biggs) and send me an E-mail. Let's see what we can work out.: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

Swifster
04-20-2007, 03:05 PM
Biggs, just guessing but maybe he's taking about the fender welting.

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

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

Swifster
04-20-2007, 03:05 PM
Biggs, just guessing but maybe he's taking about the fender welting.

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Tom - Valrico, FL

1964 Studebaker Daytona

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

N8N
04-20-2007, 03:06 PM
I'm guessing he's talking about a rubber (as opposed to stainless) gravel shield?

anyway, sorry to hear about your misfortune. hope someone gets you hooked up soon.

nate

--
55 Commander Starlight
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N8N
04-20-2007, 03:06 PM
I'm guessing he's talking about a rubber (as opposed to stainless) gravel shield?

anyway, sorry to hear about your misfortune. hope someone gets you hooked up soon.

nate

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

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:15 PM
Hi Mr. Biggs

This is great! I did not expect an answer so fast!

The plastic part I refer to is placed on the front end of the rear fender in the bottom, to protect against the little pebbles thrown backwards from the front tire. - I tried to insert a photo of the car to explain, but unfortunaltely with no luck... I will be able to send you an e-mail with a photo.

Regards
Jan

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:15 PM
Hi Mr. Biggs

This is great! I did not expect an answer so fast!

The plastic part I refer to is placed on the front end of the rear fender in the bottom, to protect against the little pebbles thrown backwards from the front tire. - I tried to insert a photo of the car to explain, but unfortunaltely with no luck... I will be able to send you an e-mail with a photo.

Regards
Jan

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:22 PM
Gravel shield sounds right. Stainless would be OK, but then I need a pair. The car is born with plastic.
This Forum is FANTASTIC

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:22 PM
Gravel shield sounds right. Stainless would be OK, but then I need a pair. The car is born with plastic.
This Forum is FANTASTIC

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 03:24 PM
He is talking about the gravel shields, they were both rubber and stainless steel.

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 03:24 PM
He is talking about the gravel shields, they were both rubber and stainless steel.

studeclunker
04-20-2007, 03:37 PM
That may be true, Billy, but try finding a rubber gravel shield (or rubberized actually).[V] But at least the stainless ones are plentiful![^]

Glad to hear from you, Jan. Come back often. Hey, speaking of members from 'over-there', has anyone heard from Peter lately?

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Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
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studeclunker
04-20-2007, 03:37 PM
That may be true, Billy, but try finding a rubber gravel shield (or rubberized actually).[V] But at least the stainless ones are plentiful![^]

Glad to hear from you, Jan. Come back often. Hey, speaking of members from 'over-there', has anyone heard from Peter lately?

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:59 PM
Mr. Biggs

I have send you an e-mail regarding the parts you had for sale.

Mr. Ed - Is Peter a guy from The Netherlands?

Jan

51 Business C
04-20-2007, 03:59 PM
Mr. Biggs

I have send you an e-mail regarding the parts you had for sale.

Mr. Ed - Is Peter a guy from The Netherlands?

Jan

Roscomacaw
04-20-2007, 04:47 PM
Either type of gravel guards - especially for the 2-door cars - are tough to find! There's been noise about SI or someone making some, but I've not seen them advertized yet!

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
04-20-2007, 04:47 PM
Either type of gravel guards - especially for the 2-door cars - are tough to find! There's been noise about SI or someone making some, but I've not seen them advertized yet!

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

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 05:02 PM
Funny........I was thinking about making the 47 full sized ones that go on the Commander Starlight Coupes and convertibles through 49. I was told that there was no market. I bought a pair of them a few years back for big money, (back then prices) the left side was pristine, but the right one when viewed from the inside shows that some person spent about 20 hours knocking out dings and dents polishind, sanding and polishing. From the Show Side, it looks perfect.

Possibly there is a market, but at what price? Think about how much you would have to pay to buy a repro, if the new sill plates with the proper curve went from $99 a pair (straight) to $239.00

BG

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 05:02 PM
Funny........I was thinking about making the 47 full sized ones that go on the Commander Starlight Coupes and convertibles through 49. I was told that there was no market. I bought a pair of them a few years back for big money, (back then prices) the left side was pristine, but the right one when viewed from the inside shows that some person spent about 20 hours knocking out dings and dents polishind, sanding and polishing. From the Show Side, it looks perfect.

Possibly there is a market, but at what price? Think about how much you would have to pay to buy a repro, if the new sill plates with the proper curve went from $99 a pair (straight) to $239.00

BG

Roscomacaw
04-20-2007, 05:30 PM
Bill, I think I actually sold you a good one (stainless 47-48 gravel guard), back when you bought some seats from me years ago. Remember???:) I remember taking it off a Commander Starlight Coupe in a local wrecking yard.;)

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
04-20-2007, 05:30 PM
Bill, I think I actually sold you a good one (stainless 47-48 gravel guard), back when you bought some seats from me years ago. Remember???:) I remember taking it off a Commander Starlight Coupe in a local wrecking yard.;)

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

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 05:51 PM
Since the stroke I suffer from CRS*. Now I know why I have TWO lefts hanging up.

*can't remember s**t.

BG

bondobilly
04-20-2007, 05:51 PM
Since the stroke I suffer from CRS*. Now I know why I have TWO lefts hanging up.

*can't remember s**t.

BG

Roscomacaw
04-20-2007, 06:25 PM
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2007/4/20/51Rtfrnt.jpg

: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
04-20-2007, 06:25 PM
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2007/4/20/51Rtfrnt.jpg

: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

stude freak
04-20-2007, 09:47 PM
Hi Jan,Where are you in Denmark?I was married to a woman from Copenhagan.She died last july.

David Baggett '53 coupe

stude freak
04-20-2007, 09:47 PM
Hi Jan,Where are you in Denmark?I was married to a woman from Copenhagan.She died last july.

David Baggett '53 coupe

studeclunker
04-20-2007, 11:56 PM
Jan, Mr. Ed is my Champ pickup. The nickname comes from a sound he made when a wheel bearing went out. Also, there was a television programme in the mid sixties about a talking horse by the same name. The original Ed was hauled around with a Champ pickup supplied by Studebaker Corp.

Peter is in London, England. He used to post here often, last year. I haven't seen anything from him in quite some time. His post name is PeterinLondon, I think.

Your Coupe is really beautiful. I hope you can find the parts you need.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

studeclunker
04-20-2007, 11:56 PM
Jan, Mr. Ed is my Champ pickup. The nickname comes from a sound he made when a wheel bearing went out. Also, there was a television programme in the mid sixties about a talking horse by the same name. The original Ed was hauled around with a Champ pickup supplied by Studebaker Corp.

Peter is in London, England. He used to post here often, last year. I haven't seen anything from him in quite some time. His post name is PeterinLondon, I think.

Your Coupe is really beautiful. I hope you can find the parts you need.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?