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1963 GT Hawk Clock

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  • JohnM15
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    There is a mod for this type of clock to allow the points to last forever: https://studem15a-20.blogspot.com/20...provement.html

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  • Andy R.
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    I got mine working great very simply in my '62 GT (mechanical with electric points winding).
    This process is a good starting point (no pun intended) before considering disassembly.

    1) Once you have the clock disconnected and out of the dash, verrrry carefully bend the tabs to open the housing.

    2) Apply a tiny drop of Kroil to each of the rotating parts at the axis points. If all you have is spray, aim into a cap or dish and dab it in place with a toothpick or something.

    3) Very gently see if they turn. You might need to do this a few times for a few days to get everything free. DO NOT spray. If that's all you have, spray into a cap or dish and dab it in place with a toothpick or something.

    4) Gently separate the electrical points arm and see if the spring tension activates the clock movement. When opened, it should be enough to keep the clock going for a little over three minutes. Repeat steps 2-3 until this works.

    5) Gently file the points to parallel, carefully removing any pits on the contact surface.

    6) Test by connecting the power wire and ground. The points should immediately click apart and second hand rotating. Once it is working, you can time it with a reliable timer to adjust it fast or slow for accuracy.

    7) Close everything up, reinstall in the dash. Now, with mile markers, you have an accurate way to calculate speed when your speedometer cable breaks.

    HTIH.

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  • christophe
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    You might want to have a look at this page which explains rather well how to service them:https://mitka.co.uk/2018/08/10/servi...debaker-clock/
    Nice day to all.

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  • mch
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    Her name is Heide not Cindy, Jerry will answer too. They charge $89.95 for basic, if really bad, they will add a few bucks and let you know
    Last edited by mch; 09-19-2019, 02:31 PM.

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  • "Sparky"
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    You might also try simply cleaning with a compressed air can and clock oil for lubrication. It's not very difficult - as long as you don't overlubricate and only where recommended.

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  • ivorydan
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    The Clock Works

    www.clockwks.com
    Last edited by ivorydan; 09-19-2019, 11:33 AM.

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  • mch
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    I have used Clock Works too on 3 Studebaker restorations. Call 800 398 3040. You will probably speak with Cindy.

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  • Jeffry Cassel
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    There is a place called The Clock Works. They can repair or convert your clock.

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  • Geohawk63
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    1963 GT Hawk Clock

    My clock does not work. Does anyone have any ideas why that might be so? Are there specific Studebaker clock specialists that can revive it in North America, or would a simple local clock-fixer of any clocks be able to fix it?
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