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rockne10
09-07-2008, 06:08 PM
...Will be at Lancaster!

Currently there are three Rocknes registered to attend Lancaster. That's 2% of those known to exist in the world. Is this the largest turnout in recent record?

Last week I called Advance Auto and asked for a set of points and condensor for a '33 Rockne. A few seconds later the guy asked if it was the Commander Six. He didn't have them in stock but could have them the next day. I got two of each. It never hurts to check your FLAPS.

Brad Johnson
Pine Grove Mills, Pa.
http://s57.photobucket.com/albums/g233/rockne10/Rockne/th_Rocknegauges.jpg'33 Rockne 10, '51 Commander Starlight, '53 Commander Starlight

53k
09-07-2008, 07:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by rockne10

...Will be at Lancaster!
Currently there are three Rocknes registered to attend Lancaster. That's 2% of those known to exist in the world. Is this the largest turnout in recent record?
Last week I called Advance Auto and asked for a set of points and condensor for a '33 Rockne. A few seconds later the guy asked if it was the Commander Six. He didn't have them in stock but could have them the next day. I got two of each. It never hurts to check your FLAPS.

I'm amazed that he even knew what you were talking about. Most Advance/Autozones don't even recognize Studebaker.


Paul Johnson, Wild and Wonderful West Virginia
'53 Commander Starliner (since 1966)
'64 Daytona Wagonaire (original owner)
'64 Daytona Convertible (2006)
Museum R-4 engine
1962 Gravely Model L (Studebaker-Packard serial plate)
1972 Gravely Model 430 (Studebaker name plate, Studebaker Onan engine)

52-fan
09-07-2008, 08:02 PM
There was a Rockne at Branson this year. You never know what will show up. Sorry, but I was out of memory in my camera by the time I saw it.

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s186/52-fan/StudebakersofArkansas2-1.jpg
1952 Champion Starlight, 1962 Daytona, both w/overdrive.Searcy,Arkansas
"I may be lazy, but I'm not shiftless."

Gary1953
09-07-2008, 08:46 PM
I got the owners name and contact info on that Rockne. I had seen it maybe 10 years ago in West Plains, MO. I'm going to give the info to Larry Tholen for his roster.
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/100_2672.jpg




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Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

bob40
09-07-2008, 09:45 PM
Met a guy around 10 years ago that had 4 or 5 Rockne coupes.
Dont believe he was a SDC member.I know he is still around
so maybe I can track him down and see if they are on any registry.

Anne F. Goodman
09-08-2008, 12:16 AM
Gosh what is the black and red Stude

Mabel 1949 Champion
1957 Silverhawk
1955 Champion 4Dr.Regal
Gus 1958 Transtar
1955 President State
Fresno,Ca
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Guido
09-08-2008, 05:58 AM
Don't let Bob Palma see there is no hold down on the battery on the running board. :D

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/63/663/9/36/86/2567936860097493054TXiheL_th.jpgGuido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful" and real Studebaker horsepower lives

See pictures here: http://community.webshots.com/user/GuidoSalvage

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Gary1953
09-08-2008, 08:10 AM
Anne,
The black and red car is a 1955 coupe. I will try to post a picture tonight. There is picture of it at this link:

http://studebu.tripod.com/id110.html

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l269/gsandes50/Picture008.jpg
Gary Sanders
Nixa, MO
President Toy Studebaker Collectors Club. Have an interest in Toy Studebakers? Contact me for details.

glen
09-08-2008, 08:58 AM
I know of 1 blue Rockne that is tucked away in a side storage garage, by the
owner of the MAACO shop, in Prescott, AZ.....a future project, as he said
it was/is to be......

glen
Nowhere, AZ
"Freedom Through Vigilance"

Chris Pile
09-08-2008, 09:46 AM
quote:Gosh what is the black and red Stude

I believe that belongs to Kaw Valley member George O'Brien.
The Champion six has an Offy head, and dual carbs with the neatest setup for K&N filters.
I think he is the tall fellow facing the camera.

Chris Pile
Midway Chapter SDC
The Studebaker Special

Roscomacaw
09-08-2008, 12:33 PM
There was a Rockne owned by deceased AMC/Studebaker dealer, Mike Ricker in Whittier, CA until a few years ago. When he passed, his son liquidated most of the cool, old cars Mike had collected. I have no idea where his Rockne ended up. I'd set in it a number of times, but while it was in operable condition, I never actually saw it drive. It was a nicely restored example. I might have a photo of it around here someplace.

Miscreant Studebaker nut in California's central valley.

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door

mbstude
09-09-2008, 08:22 PM
quote:Originally posted by rockne10



Last week I called Advance Auto and asked for a set of points and condensor for a '33 Rockne. A few seconds later the guy asked if it was the Commander Six. He didn't have them in stock but could have them the next day. I got two of each. It never hurts to check your FLAPS.


There's a young guy at a FLAPS here that knows his stuff, and doesn't ask "who makes it?" when you need Studebaker parts.

Oh yea, that's me. [:o)]

BTW, Advance Auto is our main competitor. :D

Matthew Burnette
Hazlehurst, GA

Chris Pile
09-09-2008, 11:18 PM
So, Matt - you are gainfully employed? This is good news.

Chris Pile
Midway Chapter SDC
The Studebaker Special