View Full Version : Studebaker License Built Wright Engines

04-14-2013, 06:20 PM
I know Studebaker built the Pratt & Whitney R1820 Cyclone engine under license during WWII.


What other engines did Studebaker build under license? And when?

04-14-2013, 06:23 PM
We did hear about the documented production of AMC Engine Blocks in the Studebaker Foundry.

04-14-2013, 06:54 PM
The GE J-47 jet engine. That would have been late 1940's and early 1950's for the B-47 production run...maybe other applications as well.

04-14-2013, 10:39 PM
The first thing that came to my mind as far as Aviation engines was jets in the Chippewa plant in the '50s.
I know too during the Korean war Studebaker was using REO engines in the M35 truck line, but I think that those were probably crate engines from Reo; not exactly sure.

04-15-2013, 10:55 PM
I thought I read somewhere Studebaker built some Pratt & Whitney Wasp series engines for the late series B17s?