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    1955 Studebaker Commander

    Pictures of my 1955 Studebaker Commander. I purchased this 2 years ago for my parents 62nd Anniversary. They had a similar car when they were first married.
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    Nice car; a DeLuxe!

    Being a first-series two-tone, it might be a 224 engine to which a later oil filter setup was added. Do you know if it's a 224 or a 259? They're both excellent engines, but 224s seem rare these days; you hardly ever see them. This might be one. BP
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    Very sweet ride! Super clean, I am loving the interior. Are those power seats working?

    I also have a 55 Commander W4, w a bench seat.

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    It is a 259. I added the filter setup. I kept the original canister filter.

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    Thanks for the compliment! The power seats are functional.

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    I love it except for the seats.

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    Very nice!
    What's the rest (rear) of the interior look like?

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    55backseat.jpg @ Skyway. This is what the back seat looks like. My mom says it's comfy riding to church or out to eat.

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    Thanks!
    Do you know what they came out of?

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    Yes I do. They came out of a 1998 Mazda Millenia.

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    Thank you!

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    You are welcome!

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    My dad with my sister circa 1956. He had a 1955 Studebaker Commander Regal. He had 3 speed standard with OD and hill holder. This is where I got the idea for the Anniversary gift. His was a mint with cream trim. I am not certain of the colors that Stuebaker called them.ScannedImage-7.jpg

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    That is 'drop dead' gorgeous. I just drooled all over my keyboard~!

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