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  • prager
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    Alan, thanks a allot for the info!!

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  • 52hawk
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    Hello again mr Biggs!I'm rather new to the Studebaker thing,but had the opportunity to visit Joliet Studebaker Service in 2002.I think a little explanation is in order for some of the newer 'StudeNuts'.. We've all joked about this Studebaker sickness,or disease,or watchamacallit-Mr Kapteyn is the original specimen of a human with this anomoly!!!
    I would suggest to anyone even slightly interested in Studebakers that his place is a must see. His original plan was to own 1 of every model ever built by Studebaker,he finally realized that that was impossible.He had a job that required[or allowed]him to travel all over the USA.Every place he went,he asked people'where were the Studebakers? TRULY AMAZING!!!
    In all,he bought out parts stock of about 28 defunct Studebaker dealers.[his count]He has bought countless cars also-
    This collection is housed in a 38,000 square foot factory building in Joliet,Illinois.[yes,thats 38 THOUSAND square feet!] 3 floors of nothing but Stude cars,and NOS parts!!!And,if you're there at the right time,on the right day,he will take you on a tour of the whole place!!!


    Hawks,Larks,and other critters!

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  • Alan
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    Yes call Jon Meyer in Duncan Falls Ohio at 1-740-674-4897 the numbers are 1563714-15 Engine mount bracket 65-66 $85 each.These are for Avanti and Larks, for the 61 Hawk the number is diffrent but he has them too.
    same price.

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  • prager
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    Alan, can you buy just one side? (The mounts)..I have a lead on the left but no right..

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  • prager
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    hey guys, no fins..Like Mr. Biggs said... sorry..You could try to call Tom Karkiewicz, in South Bend..he has a ton of Stude parts new and used..574-287-5834

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  • Roscomacaw
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    6cyl drums wouldn't be finned. And you're right in that it would be alot less troube to find one already on a rear hub.

    Geez, Kapteyn's place! I've always wanted to visit there![]

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    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe
    1957 President 2-dr
    1955 President State
    1951 Champion Biz cpe
    1963 Daytona project FS

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  • 52hawk
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    I'll drive down to see Don Gay this weekend,and call or email Kapteyn[actually hadn't thought of him,don't know why?]-but,thought I might find some the easy way-sitting on my butt at the 'puter!!!Kapteyn can be a little high priced,but what a joy it is to visit his place,truly amazing-you might say: Worth the Price of admission!!! While I'm on the subject,any Stude nut should see Bob Kapteyn's place,it's as cool as SASCO,probably better.38,000 square feet of Stude cars and parts!
    Prager,I'll keep you in mind,but it will be easier for me to find a rear,on a hub! Are those finned? my rears are finned.

    Hawks,Larks,and other critters!

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  • Alan
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    Jon Meyers in Ohio has them for $85 a side.The Chev. Stude mounts that is.

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  • Roscomacaw
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    Yeah, the 10" drum should help 52Hawk so long as it hasn't already been turned too far. .060 oversize is the max allowable amount to turn them
    He'll have to have the lug stud swedgings ground away and the studs pressed out of the hub/drum assy. This needs to be done carefully so as not to distort the drum.

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    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe
    1957 President 2-dr
    1955 President State
    1951 Champion Biz cpe
    1963 Daytona project FS

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  • prager
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    Mr. Biggs..sorry I should have read your entire post before I replied..oops!![:I] Anyhow..Turner brakes all the way around..Putting in an LT1 corvette 350 and a Tremec 5 speed..have all of the parts except the 65-66 stude to chevy frame mounts..would like to get them cheaper than SI wants!! Help!!!!

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  • prager
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    Hello guys, yes the front drums are off of a 6 cyl model...are they the right ones?

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  • Roscomacaw
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    Yeah - they would swap. But as the prospective donor car is getting disc brakes, I assumed that IT was a V8 also. Hence, it should rightfully yield 11" drums.

    WHOOPS! Now I see in another post that prager's 62 IS a 6cylinder that's being convered to a V8! So what are ya gonna do for rear brakes prager? Stay with the little 9-inchers?


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    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe
    1957 President 2-dr
    1955 President State
    1951 Champion Biz cpe
    1963 Daytona project FS

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  • Transtar60
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    Hey Mr. Biggs, wouldnt the 10"drums off the front of a six cylinder car work for his Hawk rear??

    Anyway 52 Hawk, have you tried Robert Kapetyn or Don Gay??
    They advertise in the TW from time to time and are in your neck of the woods.

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  • 52hawk
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    Yes,this is a 61 Hawk,v-8 10" drum.[Thanks Mr biggs-I should have been a little more specific in the first place!]

    Hawks,Larks,and other critters!

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  • Roscomacaw
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    No, his rear drums are 10" Whereas your fronts (assuming this is a V8 car) are 11"[:I]

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    1957 Transtar 1/2ton
    1960 Larkvertible V8
    1958 Provincial wagon
    1953 Commander coupe
    1957 President 2-dr
    1955 President State
    1951 Champion Biz cpe
    1963 Daytona project FS

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