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  1. Other: A bit on the other side of the fence..! ...

    A bit on the other side of the fence..!

    Another "all to common" thing I've found on most ALL forums is people that depend on others to do "their" homework for them, rather than doing their..."own"...
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    Fuel System: Yes. Remember those high school physics classes...

    Yes. Remember those high school physics classes ?
    Just like the coolant system, more pressure, the higher the boiling point.
    Not "quite" the same with "higher pressure" in the fuel system, but the...
  3. Lending a "real" hand to those in need.

    This comment fits on this side too.

    I've noticed an all too common "thread" to many of the so called..."help" questions.
    This is mostly for the newer Stude owners, but also for most others asking...
  4. Other: Helping hands, that don't REALLY help much..!

    I've noticed an all too common "thread" to many of the so called..."help" questions.
    This is mostly for the newer Stude owners, but also for most others asking questions like this also.

    The...
  5. They are ALL cast iron grey at some point..! ...

    They are ALL cast iron grey at some point..!

    Mike
  6. Neither my 59 nor my 99.5% original 60 Lark had...

    Neither my 59 nor my 99.5% original 60 Lark had those holes filled with anything, except air.
    My 90% original 54 Conestoga also HAD them filled with nothing but air. They are now filled with weld...
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    Transmission: Might look into a T-200-4R. Much better gear...

    Might look into a T-200-4R.
    Much better gear ratios than in the T-700-R4.
    The second gear on a T-700-R4 is gonna drag the little 232 down hard. The T-200-4R's ratios and much better, pull much...
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    Rear Axle: in answer to your question, yes. Mike

    in answer to your question, yes.

    Mike
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    Steering: Not sure how different the 63's vs. the 59, but...

    Not sure how different the 63's vs. the 59, but when I removed the power steering from my Lark, I just needed to change the reach rod.
    No bell crank change, no Pitman arm change.
    No more leaking...
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    Fuel System: On the "other" side of 62...both my 59 and 60...

    On the "other" side of 62...both my 59 and 60 Larks are/were also on the right (passenger) side of the car.

    Mike
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    Electrical: Google is your friend...still..! Simple as...

    Google is your friend...still..!

    Simple as typing "6 to 12 volt coil wiring" into the google search line, push the "enter" button..!

    Mike
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    Why ? All you need is a knowledgeable,...

    Why ?

    All you need is a knowledgeable, conscious person/shop. There is nothing in a Stude engine that is THAT far out of the ordinary. Especially when you are talking a tune-up, or trouble...
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    Fuel System: Altitude will also have an effect . Higher from...

    Altitude will also have an effect .
    Higher from sea level = leaner/smaller.
    Sea level, see the print jet size.

    Mike
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    Fuel System: They are pretty simple carburetors. About the...

    They are pretty simple carburetors. About the easiest to work on, adjust.
    Just because the engine is only pulling 10", doesn't mean the problem is the carburetor..!

    A bad valve adjustment,...
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    Fuel System: At first glance with your example, it sounds like...

    At first glance with your example, it sounds like a simple rebuild is in order. Read that, a fresh accelerator pump, check balls in their correct locations, and full open passages...

    Mike
  16. What "will" work, vs, the Stude engineers...

    What "will" work, vs, the Stude engineers design..!

    Trying to make yesterdays engines...todays engines, is ridiculous. You always give up something when installing higher gears into a car that...
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    Engine: I normally run a PC type seal on the intake and...

    I normally run a PC type seal on the intake and an umbrella or no seal on the exhaust.
    I just took apart an "offshore" cylinder head...it had a very expensive, fancy...PC type seal on both the...
  18. You all know that there is a "bed" with the title...

    You all know that there is a "bed" with the title of R2 (R2+)...right ?
    Does that mean that Studebaker now has the moniker of, "sleeper"...or "sleeping" ?
    Maybe people wont connect the two..!
    ...
  19. Brakes: One, Turner does not make reservoirs..! Most of...

    One, Turner does not make reservoirs..! Most of what he recommends are Corvette, short reservoir style to clear the floor.

    Two, Wilwood makes both small bottles for a "dual" system, or they also...
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    Fuel System: Sitting that long with gas in it... Pull the...

    Sitting that long with gas in it...

    Pull the carburetor and clean it good, all the small passages. Replace the pump diaphram.
    Replace all fuel filters.
    Blow backward thru the fuel line with...
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    It's a harmonic "damper". The Stude assembly does...

    It's a harmonic "damper". The Stude assembly does not "balance" anything.

    Second, the way the Stude damper is designed, if things start to wear, it will not create harmonics. It will not induce...
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    Engine: Oh boy... This is in fact NOT possible..! As...

    Oh boy...

    This is in fact NOT possible..!
    As proven by one of the guys on the Racing Site years ago. As I recall his blocks bore went to "about" 4.00" then water was struck! Last I heard, water...
  23. Engine: Pertronix makes a distributor for the Stude...

    Pertronix makes a distributor for the Stude engine ?
    Their catalog just has modules listed that would be compatible. Or did I miss something ?

    5brown -
    By your original explanation, you said...
  24. From what I've seen (TV) and read, the current,...

    From what I've seen (TV) and read, the current, blue and white was a "collaboration" between Mrs. Kennedy and Loewy. Not just a Loewy design and color scheme. There was an hour long TV show about...
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    This is all pretty funny. bez - If you read...

    This is all pretty funny.

    bez -

    If you read the rules, a Viper engine is...not really in the scheme of the HAMB..!

    Like Chris says, I log on almost every day and while looking for new posts...
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