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    This morning I went and picked up a R1 engine.It turns over so a rebuild will be taking place someday.Got home from that and got a call from the fellow who bought the '57 wagon that was for sale at Hooked on Classics.The one there was a thread on a few days ago.He asked if I would help him get it home so I tagged along driving the support vehicle that wasnt needed as it made the journey just fine.Speedo is off by 20 mph!!! Noticed that as I followed him at 40 mph and he later said the speedo was reading 60.When we got back to his place he handed me the keys and off down the road I went for a spin.Nice gesture on his part.
    Spent from noon until 4pm disembowling Studes at a salvage yard for grins and giggles.Not a bad day when the windchill is 7F
    Mono mind in a stereo world

  • #2
    Sounds like you had a good day. Wish you had taken some pictures!

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    • #3
      Sounds like you had a good day. Wish you had taken some pictures!

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      • #4
        Man! An honest-to-gosh STUDEBAKER DAY![] Wish I'da been there to hep ya, Bob. Course, I have done some studebaker tinkerin' 'round here today. Tryin' to figure how I could graft the roof of this Wagonaire onto my 8N tractor.[)] I kin do it alright, but I ain't sure I'd like the results.[B)]

        Miscreant adrift in
        the BerStuda Triangle


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

        No deceptive flags to prove I'm patriotic - no biblical BS to impress - just ME and Studebakers - as it should be.

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        • #5
          Man! An honest-to-gosh STUDEBAKER DAY![] Wish I'da been there to hep ya, Bob. Course, I have done some studebaker tinkerin' 'round here today. Tryin' to figure how I could graft the roof of this Wagonaire onto my 8N tractor.[)] I kin do it alright, but I ain't sure I'd like the results.[B)]

          Miscreant adrift in
          the BerStuda Triangle


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

          No deceptive flags to prove I'm patriotic - no biblical BS to impress - just ME and Studebakers - as it should be.

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          • #6
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            Tryin' to figure how I could graft the roof of this Wagonaire onto my 8N tractor. I kin do it alright, but I ain't sure I'd like the results.

            Here is what it might look like.

            By the way, that is me on the 9N tractor I used to have.




            Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/

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            • #7
              quote:
              Tryin' to figure how I could graft the roof of this Wagonaire onto my 8N tractor. I kin do it alright, but I ain't sure I'd like the results.

              Here is what it might look like.

              By the way, that is me on the 9N tractor I used to have.




              Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/

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              • #8
                Well, today was a "preparing for Studebaker day..." had two people come by to pick up some dirt so I got about another four feet cleared off of one side of my driveway... (don't ask, previous owners were eco-nuts, but I even got some free plants out of the deal)

                Only another couple more days like today and I might be able to park another car in my driveway! Also got a line on a '53 Ford 2-door sedan that I need like a hole in my head, but the price sounds right...

                nate

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                • #9
                  Well, today was a "preparing for Studebaker day..." had two people come by to pick up some dirt so I got about another four feet cleared off of one side of my driveway... (don't ask, previous owners were eco-nuts, but I even got some free plants out of the deal)

                  Only another couple more days like today and I might be able to park another car in my driveway! Also got a line on a '53 Ford 2-door sedan that I need like a hole in my head, but the price sounds right...

                  nate

                  --
                  55 Commander Starlight
                  http://members.cox.net/njnagel
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                  55 Commander Starlight
                  http://members.cox.net/njnagel

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                  • #10
                    Leonard you crack me up with those photo-creations of yours LOL. My Studebaker day consisted of going and getting a few parts for the Lark and working on the Studebaker section of my site. 1958 is up for your viewing pleasure.

                    Randy_G

                    www.AutomotiveHistoryOnline.com

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                    • #11
                      Leonard you crack me up with those photo-creations of yours LOL. My Studebaker day consisted of going and getting a few parts for the Lark and working on the Studebaker section of my site. 1958 is up for your viewing pleasure.

                      Randy_G

                      www.AutomotiveHistoryOnline.com

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                      • #12
                        I visited a portion of my fleet today, used my GT Hawk as a repository for some stuff (it has a car cover on it) and sold a decent truck cab to a fellow from Pittsburgh that will help bring an E-40 back to life.


                        Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

                        Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

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                        • #13
                          I visited a portion of my fleet today, used my GT Hawk as a repository for some stuff (it has a car cover on it) and sold a decent truck cab to a fellow from Pittsburgh that will help bring an E-40 back to life.


                          Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

                          Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

                          Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.
                          Join me in removing narcissists, trolls, self annoited "experts" and general idiots via the Ignore button.

                          The official SDC Forum heel nipper ���

                          �Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.� E. Joseph Cossman

                          For every mile of road, there are 2 miles of ditch. ���

                          "All lies matter - fight the kleptocracy"

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                          • #14
                            LOL - Thanks Leonard! Actually, I was thinkin' FRONT section with the rear door ports even with the tractor seat, the A-pillars cut completely away so that the very frontmost portion of the hood would hang out over the tractor's cowl. The only REAL problem is that the door posts aren't tall enough to let me stand up when I wanna dismount the 8N![xx(]

                            Miscreant adrift in
                            the BerStuda Triangle


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

                            No deceptive flags to prove I'm patriotic - no biblical BS to impress - just ME and Studebakers - as it should be.

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                            • #15
                              LOL - Thanks Leonard! Actually, I was thinkin' FRONT section with the rear door ports even with the tractor seat, the A-pillars cut completely away so that the very frontmost portion of the hood would hang out over the tractor's cowl. The only REAL problem is that the door posts aren't tall enough to let me stand up when I wanna dismount the 8N![xx(]

                              Miscreant adrift in
                              the BerStuda Triangle


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

                              No deceptive flags to prove I'm patriotic - no biblical BS to impress - just ME and Studebakers - as it should be.

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