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hausdok
11-22-2015, 12:33 AM
I scanned the last few days posts and I don't think I saw this; so I'm posting it. My apologies if it's a duplicate.

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/cto/5324625565.html

t walgamuth
11-22-2015, 02:51 AM
I bet the front fenders created too much lift to be stable at 200 mph. It looks like it would make an exciting street car project! perhaps a 53 nose could be adapted to make it more stable.;)

Chris Pile
11-22-2015, 05:30 AM
Wasn't this listed on eBay recently, and brought very few bids?

Mike Van Veghten
11-22-2015, 11:49 AM
A hell of a deal at $2900.00 if the body and under-body support structure is up to the task.
I don't see any obvious problems going over 200mph other than the extra power to get it there from the "brick" shaped nose. The nonadjustable rear wing and deck shape is a little odd also.
I'd doubt that, "that" many people are looking to go Funny Car racing with that body style. It would make a cool "fun", weekend car for the well off person. I'm not sure it would be legal in today's Nostalgia Funny Car racing.

Nice looking in any case.

Mike

shifter4
11-22-2015, 12:04 PM
Wasn't this listed on eBay recently, and brought very few bids?

Yes it was recently on eBay .
I posted about it then on Sonny's racing site . Here is a link to that ad

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Studebaker-/111806678074?forcerrptr=true&hash=item1a0832843a:g:OfEAAOSw9mFWLYtq&item=111806678074

Dick Steinkamp
11-22-2015, 02:53 PM
This is the Richwood Meat Olds powered Stude (with my old Starliner). I saw it run a 6.741 @ 200.29 in 2003 at Sears Point.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s66/ddstnkmp/Richwood%20Meat/2Studes-3.jpg

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s66/ddstnkmp/Richwood%20Meat/2Studes-4.jpg

The Stude shape is pretty slippery! :D

t walgamuth
11-22-2015, 03:40 PM
The black starliner is spot on!;)

BobWaitz
11-22-2015, 05:47 PM
Here's our stock-bodied 53 in running altere compared to a chopped 53 running comp coupe. They were capable of over 200.
https://flic.kr/p/6QbfyE