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    74314 Here it is, all finished. Yes, I painted it...

    74314 Here it is, all finished. Yes, I painted it yellow - what color would you most expect to see under the hood of a studebaker?
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    Gee, looking at these responses makes me feel...

    Gee, looking at these responses makes me feel like a slackard.... I took the moldings off, pressed them into a piece of styrofoam, filled the letters with red fingernail polish and let it dry. Then,...
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    The little things

    74277 Just wondering what kinds of little things you are doing to your Studebaker to prepare for Tacoma. I painted the lettering in my chrome nose pieces.
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    Would it ease your pain if you knew I was...

    Would it ease your pain if you knew I was laughing?:D Mistakes like these make for a more interesting story. I know you Lou, one day you too will laugh also,:lol: but I suspect you may have already.
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    The steelie wheels were made by Stockton Wheel...

    The steelie wheels were made by Stockton Wheel Company. Under different management now. They provided the beauty rings and caps. They have a universal hub that fit most applications.
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    I appreciate the rule. I have always agreed that having a fire extinguisher in my classic cars was a good idea and often thought about getting them. Being the procrastinator that I am, I never got...
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    I'll bet if they were still building engines for...

    I'll bet if they were still building engines for studebakers they would have something very similar. Technology has come a long way since the 60s and I have no reservations about the motors I put in...
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    I always liked the way my truck looked when it...

    I always liked the way my truck looked when it had the stock suspension. I was a little bit disappointed when it got upgraded. The front track is narrower than it was stock and it's a little bit...
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    That is the same motor in my truck except mine...

    That is the same motor in my truck except mine was built in Canada by McKinnon. :rolleyes:
  10. Thread: New to me 52 2R

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    7424574246 74247 made mine into a 2R5.3

    7424574246 74247 made mine into a 2R5.3
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    Retired

    74244

    I re-tired my truck. I took off the 235/70R16s and replaced them with 225/75R16s.

    Did I do a good thing and should I expect any changes in handling or milage?

    Your thoughts?
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    Thanks, I take that as the ultimate compliment.

    Thanks, I take that as the ultimate compliment.
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    McKinnon 5.3L Vortec decal

    74236 I had this decal made for my truck and will have a few extra with me in Tacoma if anyone is interested in getting one or more for your Stude. It is my way of dealing with purists that don't...
  14. That's Jason Michaels truck. It's his companion...

    That's Jason Michaels truck. It's his companion Studebaker for the 50 Champion on the inside front cover of the July 2017 issue of Turning Wheels. Jason runs the website for the Karel Staple Chapter...
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    I knew they weren't assembled in Canada but I...

    I knew they weren't assembled in Canada but I can't find a lot of information about them. I found that the total production was 4238 and that the bodies were made at Met-Pro in Lansdale PA. I couldnt...
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    Zip Van Info - History

    It is my understanding that the last Studebaker built in the USA was a Zip Van. When production ended for automobile manufacturing in South Bend, the government contract to build vehicles for the...
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    Having seen this car up close and personal, I can...

    Having seen this car up close and personal, I can verify it is immaculate. Well deserving of any and all awards. Was nice to meet you in Clovis.
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    Reminisce Magazine

    68201 I've been reading Reminisce magazine for a while and enjoyed looking at their "Name That Car" feature. I had yet to see a Studebaker so I felt that I needed to represent our brand. This page...
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    Still thinking about that trim piece you were...

    Still thinking about that trim piece you were trying to identify. I think it goes on the side of an early 50s car between the door and the rear fender wheel opening. The curvature is probably to...
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    Nice picture showing I didn't forget my fire...

    Nice picture showing I didn't forget my fire extinguisher...
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    Lost a very nice GT Hawk in Nevada City also....

    Lost a very nice GT Hawk in Nevada City also. Still praying for my friends 2R stakebed. He just got the brakes fixed and is awaiting DMV registration.

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    67605 I had a domed decal made to look like one...

    67605 I had a domed decal made to look like one for the engine cover of my 51 Champion.
  23. Thread: Studebaker lark

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    As you get into this build, you will learn that...

    As you get into this build, you will learn that parts are not that hard to find for Studebakers. Join the SDC and look for a local chapter to also join. The SDC magazine Turning Wheels is an...
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    I submitted a story to Turning Wheels this...

    I submitted a story to Turning Wheels this morning.
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    I think every SDC zone should have a hearse...

    I think every SDC zone should have a hearse available for funerals of members in that zone that pass away. I would think it wouldn't be that hard to find someone in each zone that has the ability to...
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