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mrjazzmillcreek
09-03-2014, 01:26 PM
Does anyone know who either converts an existing factory radio to Am-FM Stereo,or sells an AM-FM stereo radio that fits into the existing dash with out any modifications ?? Thanks

StudeRich
09-03-2014, 02:56 PM
You could try PMing "Bud" here on the Forum, he rebuilds them, and I believe will convert them also.

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/member.php?3995-Bud

RadioRoy
09-03-2014, 02:59 PM
I convert them to AM/FM also, but am back logged for a few months.

Retro sound sells a new radio that will fit, but it does not look anything likes stock.

http://www.retrosound.com/

Skip Lackie
09-03-2014, 04:40 PM
You can also find radios that will fit on ebay. Many of the aftermarket AM/FM and AM/FM/cassette radios that were available in the 70s and 80s were intended to replace OEM AM-only or AM/FM 8-track units, and came with adjustable knob shafts and universal installation kits. NOS, still-in-the-box units come up on ebay all the time, though often it's sometime hard to tell whether they will fit a given car from the lousy descriptions provided. Fortunately, the 63-66 Studes used a standard Delco radio whose measurements were pretty much identical to those used in contemporaneous GM vehicles. I bought a box-full of Sanyo universal-fit car radios from John Poulos about 25 years ago, and found that they fit my 64 Daytona, 74 Avanti II, 72 Nova, and 78 El Camino -- all with no cutting or mods. The key is to get one with adjustable knob shafts.

RadioRoy
09-03-2014, 05:36 PM
Do you want it to look correct, or don't you care about that?

The aftermarket radios will not look anything like an original radio.

http://tech-retro.com/Aurora_Design/Automotive_Home.html

2R5
09-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Does anyone know who either converts an existing factory radio to Am-FM Stereo,or sells an AM-FM stereo radio that fits into the existing dash with out any modifications ?? Thanks

Ray , you should try John Gillespie (Radio Hospital ) in Hamilton.

stude1964
09-03-2014, 08:51 PM
The Stude radios have the same bezel and shaft dimensions as the '63/'64 Impalas.
Rob in PA.

jimmijim8
09-03-2014, 11:54 PM
Get one of those converters from the 70's They show up on ebay. jimmijim

SScopelli
09-04-2014, 10:44 AM
I convert them to AM/FM also, but am back logged for a few months.

Retro sound sells a new radio that will fit, but it does not look anything likes stock.

http://www.retrosound.com/

To get the retrosound radio to fit the 61, this is what I had to do.. They list Studebaker, but do not have a suitable face plate for it.

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