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Projects Freinds (wrencher) Studebaker truck project

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Stude-sled, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. Stude-sled
    Joined: Sep 24, 2006
    Posts: 678


    This is a new members Studebaker project, he wanted me to post pics for him.

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  2. speedtool
    Joined: Oct 15, 2005
    Posts: 2,541


    I like it!!!!!
  3. dragrcr50
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
    Posts: 3,865


    ruined a good studie cab...............

  4. Pir8Darryl
    Joined: Jan 9, 2008
    Posts: 2,488


    Not quite my cup-o-tea, but I dig the craftsmanship.
  5. hoggyrubber
    Joined: Aug 30, 2008
    Posts: 572


    hey was that other truck in the post in springfield, mo on tues???? i think i twisted my neck lookin at it. prety slick, me like um both. hr
  6. rodknocker
    Joined: Jan 31, 2006
    Posts: 2,267


    Not trying to be a jerk, but I question the safety in some of those welds.
  7. wrencher
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 39


    That other truck in the pic is my friends stude-sled it was a build between me and him and his dad. This was my first build from the ground up I cant blame any body for anything that might go wrong but myself everything you see has been done by me in the last 8 months. But I dont think there will be any issues.
  8. 46stude
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 1,716


    Interesting build. How long is that bed?

    Just curious- where's the rest of it? M-series fenders, decent side grilles & running boards are pretty easy to sell.
  9. wrencher
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 39


    The bed is a ford, and I had added 4inches to the width and length. Sorry the cab was all I had to start with. Stude-sled and flamed58 helped me pull it out of a barn. The rest is history, well almost. My dad always told me it takes a real man to admit when he is wrong, and if you cant do that just lie.
  10. 46stude
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 1,716


    I think it looks pretty good. Beats having the cab rotting in the barn. Besides, from what I can see, if you sold it in the future, someone could turn it back into a regular pick-up truck if they really wanted to. Its only metal!

    What kinda drivetrain are you running? Give us some specs.
  11. zombo27
    Joined: Dec 8, 2005
    Posts: 265

    from E-town Ky.

    Why, do you have x-ray vision? They don't look off seam or undercut or cold lapped (not bad enough to be scary anyway). What do you base you fear off of?
  12. mzmasi
    Joined: Aug 11, 2008
    Posts: 14

    from Bend, OR

    Sweet, I dig it.
  13. wetatt4u
    Joined: Nov 4, 2006
    Posts: 2,146


    rodknocker DON'T need x-ray vision to see that some of those welds are questionable,

    Just look at the one on the steering shaft ,I would think that one would be a LITTLE scary..............

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