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bubbastude
07-30-2009, 03:36 PM
Just wanted to give uguys a heads up on this hawk that is on ebay currently.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Studebaker-gran-turismo-RARE-1962-studebaker-gt-hawk-all-original-barn-find_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp3286Q2ec0Q2em14QQhashZitem2c50415f88QQitemZ19032 5022600QQptZUSQ5fCarsQ5fTrucks

This is not a florida car!! if you can't already tell...... the floor rust is a lot worse than he says it is, and there is a "good" amout of body filler in the body. I know this because i sold this car to an elderly gentleman at the IOLA old car show up here in wisconsin in 2002. the car was always a wisconsin car per the origional owners testimony. Have been burned to many times buying on EBAY, just wanted to give a heads up to everyone as this really irritates me!!!!!!


1956 Commander parts car
1958 President
1960 Champ truck
1964 Daytona HT

StudeRich
07-30-2009, 03:44 PM
Was this the original POOPHawk? :D I don't remember which one of us owned that one, but this one might be a good second!

Complete with mis-matched smooth vinyl seat covers and console! [xx(]

StudeRich

Bill Pressler
07-30-2009, 04:30 PM
quote:Originally posted by bubbastude

Just wanted to give uguys a heads up on this hawk that is on ebay currently.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Studebaker-gran-turismo-RARE-1962-studebaker-gt-hawk-all-original-barn-find_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp3286Q2ec0Q2em14QQhashZitem2c50415f88QQitemZ19032 5022600QQptZUSQ5fCarsQ5fTrucks

This is not a florida car!! if you can't already tell...... the floor rust is a lot worse than he says it is, and there is a "good" amout of body filler in the body. I know this because i sold this car to an elderly gentleman at the IOLA old car show up here in wisconsin in 2002. the car was always a wisconsin car per the origional owners testimony. Have been burned to many times buying on EBAY, just wanted to give a heads up to everyone as this really irritates me!!!!!!


1956 Commander parts car
1958 President
1960 Champ truck
1964 Daytona HT


Good of you to post this. I was wondering if it might have been for sale by the guy who sold me my '64 Daytona:D!

That guy should win an award for overstating the condition of a car, and then pleading ignorance when the problems are brought to his attention.

You should see the driver's floor and left kick panel of my car. And he only showed a photo of surface rust on the driver's floor and said "Looks worse than it is"!

Bill Pressler
Kent, OH
'63 Lark Daytona Skytop R1
'64 Daytona Hardtop

ClaymoreWW
07-30-2009, 04:34 PM
i loved this part of the ad: "guy i got car from says car runs and drives like a champ.i didnt try it but have no reason to believe any different"

just wow...

--george

1963 Lark Daytona HT - 63V J8 175
53-54 C/Ks, 55 Speedsters, 63 Daytonas, Wagonaires Registries (http://www.teamwetworks.com/stregs/)

http://www.teamwetworks.com/claymore/larkkey.jpg

Lark Hunter
07-30-2009, 06:02 PM
quote:Originally posted by StudeRich

Was this the original POOPHawk? :D I don't remember which one of us owned that one, but this one might be a good second!

Complete with mis-matched smooth vinyl seat covers and console! [xx(]

StudeRich


That's RARE Barn Find All Original 1962 Gran Turismo GT POOPHawk to you, sir.:D:D
I personally love those all orginal dimestore side mirrors, myself.[xx(] LH

bubbastude
07-30-2009, 07:48 PM
Seller just e-mailed me back he bought it in iowa it came with a florida title so he assumed it was a florida car.......what a load of bs!!!!

1956 Commander parts car
1958 President
1960 Champ truck
1964 Daytona HT

bams50
07-30-2009, 08:51 PM
quote:Originally posted by Bill Pressler

That guy should win an award for overstating the condition of a car, and then pleading ignorance when the problems are brought to his attention.

You should see the driver's floor and left kick panel of my car. And he only showed a photo of surface rust on the driver's floor and said "Looks worse than it is"!


OUCH.... I advised you on that car as best I could from the pictures, but must have missed the mark badly... I am sorry for that[B)][B)] If I can help make amends, let me know:(

Robert (Bob) Andrews- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys)
Parish, central NY 13131
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bams50
07-30-2009, 08:55 PM
This one makes me feel a lot better about the one I bought in CA[^]

Of course, a big red flag on this one is, he towed it on the dreaded TOW DOLLY[:0] GOT to be crazy, or just ignant:D

Robert (Bob) Andrews- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys)
Parish, central NY 13131
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studeclunker
07-31-2009, 12:33 AM
I don't get it Bob, what's wrong with a tow-dolly?

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K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

ISpy
07-31-2009, 01:47 AM
If you tow an automatic transmission car on a dolly ie rear wheels on ground it will ruin the trans

bams50
07-31-2009, 04:30 AM
quote:Originally posted by studeclunker

I don't get it Bob, what's wrong with a tow-dolly?



Not one thing, Ron, I was just making a joke. I use mine constantly during non-snow times; easier, cheaper to haul, foolproof to load and secure the vehicle, and MUCH safer than a trailer. I was just poking fun since I've been razzed repeatedly for using one, in spite of the facts and that I've transported cars well over 20K miles over 15+ years of safe, successful use, including a 2K round trip to CeRap. It's comical how much; so I should have put:D after my comment:D

Robert (Bob) Andrews- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys)
Parish, central NY 13131
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Bill Pressler
07-31-2009, 05:12 AM
quote:Originally posted by bams50


quote:Originally posted by Bill Pressler

That guy should win an award for overstating the condition of a car, and then pleading ignorance when the problems are brought to his attention.

You should see the driver's floor and left kick panel of my car. And he only showed a photo of surface rust on the driver's floor and said "Looks worse than it is"!


OUCH.... I advised you on that car as best I could from the pictures, but must have missed the mark badly... I am sorry for that[B)][B)] If I can help make amends, let me know:(

Robert (Bob) Andrews- on the IoMT (Island of Misfit Toys)
Parish, central NY 13131
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Bob, don't sweat it. Caveat emptor and all that. I just can't believe how a guy could use such positive wording to describe a car when much of it was plainly untrue. I'd still say the car is better than my '63 was when I bought it, though.

The carpeting in the car was glued down. The seller didn't bother to pull any carpeting up if it was glued down there. That's the problem.

I rust-bulleted everything I could and will drive it (once the brakes are done) even with the shaky driver's floor. At some point I'll get that fixed. I own it now!

I still like '64's and the local history of the car.

Bill Pressler
Kent, OH
'63 Lark Daytona Skytop R1
'64 Daytona Hardtop