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The car is currently for sale. Jack Slaymaker purchased it in the fall of '17. Unfortunately Jack passed away unexpectedly this spring. His...
That's a great car to start with! I'm doing one similar (also came out of Oakland plant in '51). Customs are cool!!
Looks like great fun once again, well done!
A great project and vision! It looks the part!
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Great turnout! Cool stuff!!
I haven't used STP before. I have used "0" weight grease used on ag combines for the corn head gear box. It has worked well for me.
Being an Iowan, I've been told that Jim was extremely talented and a stand up guy. Glad you got the truck!
Check out fordsix.com, lots of knowledge from people who've done it
God Speed Buddy Boy
Is there a chance you could notch the oil pan to create the needed clearance?
A great project and adventure. I will be looking forward to hearing more progress and fun over the next couple years!
One of the cars from the hill climb and some trog worthy rides in the area.
You would have support and shops to check out in NW Iowa for sure.
Great thread! Just got a '36 1 1/2 ton and picked up a pickup box, a friend has a frame for me.
A very cool truck and project. I just bought a '36 1 1/2ton truck and a few days later picked up a pickup box and frame for it. I am learning...
LOVE the Sparto motorcycle tail lights!
Speed Gems made a bell housing back in the day for olds to muncie trans[ATTACH]
Great event coverage! I would have loved to have gone.
It was a great event and primo weather. Thanks for sharing the cool pics!
The concept was so well executed and Clark and Tracy definately understand metal and design. I love the Stude trucks. I am working on a daily...
What a beautiful truck! Your workmanship is impeccable!
I am just finishing up a '59 studebaker 1/2 ton that Sid did a 3" stretch on the axle. Very pleased with his work. I am up in Spencer and hope to...
This is a picture of Spencer, IA. My grandfather was the owner of Spencer Music Supply!
Sid's nostalgia dropped axles might be an option. They can stretch your existing axle, but probably wouldn't accept bags. Could be worth a look...
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