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    I learned last year in South Bend that there was...

    I learned last year in South Bend that there was going to be a special Studebaker booth at Iola for 2018, so I set up a watch list for it when I hit the Iola grounds for 2018. I have been going to...
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    Clean up in isle 1..... I have worked several...

    Clean up in isle 1..... I have worked several R.R. Hazmat clean up sites...... Since I live on the Great Lakes I was always glade I never was called to a ship wreck. Just think how long that pick up...
  3. Yes Bob, I am having 2nd, 3rd and 4th bad...

    Yes Bob, I am having 2nd, 3rd and 4th bad thoughts about mumbling bad vibes......I am hoping to have a 'local' buddy make a quick and dirty drive-by (fly over with drone ???) today or during the week...
  4. And today at the Iola WI week end car show, the...

    And today at the Iola WI week end car show, the Wisconsin DMV gave me the complete data packet to fill out and submit (with a signed bill of sale from the Michigan owner) to start the process for...
  5. Yup Gary you think like I do.....that's why I...

    Yup Gary you think like I do.....that's why I sent him pictures of my Avanti's engine number pad as a guide. Sherm / Green Bay 63R1089
  6. New data, per several questions and pictures of...

    New data, per several questions and pictures of my 63R1089 engine number pad so the owner could check and give me the engine # from the 63R1182 car the results are puzzling. The pad is NOT stamped (...
  7. Specific Avanti Info 63R1182 History Needed

    Gents, I am looking for any info on Avanti 63R1182, it is a R-2 powershift, teal green and out of California. It is NOT listed in Bob Johnstone's Avanti registry or in the AOAI site. I believe it was...
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    And in the U. P. of Michigan the dang porcupine's...

    And in the U. P. of Michigan the dang porcupine's will try to eat any thing metal that has human hand salt residue on it. It was just standard spring 'camp' repair to go replace stuff they nibbled...
  9. Geee, sorry you had a poor experience with your...

    Geee, sorry you had a poor experience with your Corvair. I won several local gymkana's (spelling?) with mine and placed generally in the top 20 in amateure road rally's. I did have Delco HD shocks...
  10. Yup, you go for the Corsa and I am holding a...

    Yup, you go for the Corsa and I am holding a steady course for a 2 tonner Stude.......youth IS wasted on the young!! Sherm / Green Bay 63R1089
  11. Ohhhhhh-Awwwwwww, I am green all over! Always...

    Ohhhhhh-Awwwwwww, I am green all over! Always wanted one of those (had a '78' 928 5 speed for 13 years), the 28 did not satisfy desire for the 914. The closest I got was a 1965 Corvair Corsa 180 hp...
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    This is going to be interesting, early on I...

    This is going to be interesting, early on I submitted 4 questions (very easy one's that would provide the finial data to solidify the purchase offer)....he never responded. BUT he did answer a west...
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    Well that was one of the easy questions I ask...

    Well that was one of the easy questions I ask him......ID plate data on the drivers side seat riser.....we would have been able to 'size out' a good guess on weight. Of course there would have been...
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    Well jetboat I'm German so I have cast iron toes,...

    Well jetboat I'm German so I have cast iron toes, I would be honored to be bested by a fellow Stude truck lover, a big Stude saved is NEVER wasted. I was hovering at the last minutes and decided to...
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    Body: Hood hinge side to side 'slop'

    On 63R1089 I have appx. 3/4" of side slop (the bushing / hinge pin is very past its freshness date) measurement on the front hinge (s). For reference, this value is taken with the hinge assy. mounted...
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    Other: Trying for the laugh, are you listing to ACID...

    Trying for the laugh, are you listing to ACID rock? In nearly 60 years of driving I have never seen anything like your spots....looks like mini-spot welding. Sherm Green Bay 63R1089
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    Good old Green Bay 63R1089 is pulling for the...

    Good old Green Bay 63R1089 is pulling for the outcome you want! It was sure great talking & sharing info on Avanti's only 3 numbers apart, if 1092 is going to a new home I hope I can keep in contact....
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    As a matter of fact so far it has cost me a trip...

    As a matter of fact so far it has cost me a trip to Iceland and a French, Germany and Switzerland river cruise (all very nice and I am glad we went).......the understanding was I could / would get a...
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    Well put like a true 'Southern Gentleman' and...

    Well put like a true 'Southern Gentleman' and mirror's my (our) 50 year hitch. I have tried the old crutch " Hey honey, look what followed me home" too many times. I am not giving in.....just...
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    Jack, I am going to use that line of yours in...

    Jack, I am going to use that line of yours in total and see if I can leverage the wife's thoughts on adding another Studebaker to my 62 Austin Healey, 87 Jeep, 88 Fiero and 81 John Deere 650 diesel...
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    John.......one word........WIFE.......! ...

    John.......one word........WIFE.......!

    Sherm
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    9 JUNE update. So I thought, contemplated,...

    9 JUNE update.

    So I thought, contemplated, fussed-fumed and waited.......the 2 tonner did not sell and has been relisted. And it all begins all over again for the third time! The more I study this...
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    Oh boy oh boy, thanks Studude for the back fill...

    Oh boy oh boy, thanks Studude for the back fill on what's happening on the 1 st go round!! My wife has sold on E bay for years and has a 100% rating (which she guards). I wonder if the gent is having...
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    Wow a great looking 30 two door coach just enough...

    Wow a great looking 30 two door coach just enough 'scruff' to look like its 1940 and just back from Saturday afternoon in town getting a weeks worth of supplies! You drove past my place going up the...
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    Yes Mr. S, I agree the big truck market is small...

    Yes Mr. S, I agree the big truck market is small and getting more micro and the concept of Studebakers and profit is non existent in this universe. And lets not mention the shrinking number folks...
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