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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by PJKeally, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. PJKeally
    Joined: Aug 11, 2009
    Posts: 53

    PJKeally
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    Hi Fellow HAMBERS,I have recently acquired a 1934 Studebaker { narrow cab} Truck from a Local Farmer cost{ You help load its Yours}When purchased New it was Bought Firewall forward front mudguards,half cabin no seat Owner Drove 4Hours from dealer sitting on Fuel tank,It was used by Local Timber Hard ware shop for Delivery 200 Mile radius from here in Willuara{ small Town } Hood/Roof lining was Sheet of 3 Ply ower used as a Log of all Work, Milage Etc, Very interesting History I am third Owner:)I am doing Modern Restoration using 259 v8 and Auto Stude Station Wagon Front end Rearend,at present I have Bonnett ,Dash and other bits soaking in a Molasses Bath to remove Rust{ works well}5 days some parts I cheked have come out well, I would like to Know if Fellow Members maybe able to post some Pics of You may know of Please .I dont know how to post pics but will see if I canget a Freind to post for Me,Any History on Studebaker 60CWT Trucks would really appreciated,Thanks Cheers Rebel from down under Koolsville:cool::cool::cool::cool:
     
  2. walls
    Joined: Oct 6, 2005
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    walls
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    Post a pic. I'd like to see it.
     
  3. studeboy
    Joined: Feb 12, 2003
    Posts: 539

    studeboy
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    I'd like to see pics as well. Sounds like an interesting project with even more interesting history
     
  4. aircap
    Joined: Mar 10, 2011
    Posts: 1,565

    aircap
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    Check the forums of the Studebaker Driver's Club and Studebaker Truck Talk.
    You won't be sorry!
     

  5. 1948stude
    Joined: Feb 14, 2011
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    1948stude
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    I second that!!
     
  6. DJCallaghan
    Joined: Jun 12, 2009
    Posts: 17

    DJCallaghan
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    from Australia

  7. PJKeally
    Joined: Aug 11, 2009
    Posts: 53

    PJKeally
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    Well here is a Update on Progress,Cowl has been stripped and cleaned by Hand using wire brush on Angle grinder small areas done with Small wire brush in Elect drill, Bonnett Half soaking in Molasses bath 5 days leave for another 3 or 4 Days,I have busy making Windscreen Frame out of small sqaure tube welding using Arc,I work in shed Gravel floor or out in Yard using Basic tools,Most work I do myself Cheers Rebel.
     
  8. The Continental
    Joined: Aug 23, 2011
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    The Continental
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    from Texas

    Do you plan to keep it all Studebaker?
     
  9. PJKeally
    Joined: Aug 11, 2009
    Posts: 53

    PJKeally
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    Hi yes it will be kept all Studebaker using Cabin Firewall forward, Chassis,259 Stude V8,Front end and Diff from Stude Station wagon. This will be what I call Modern RestorationCheers Rebel, Koolsville down under.
     
  10. aircap
    Joined: Mar 10, 2011
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    aircap
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    I'm liking it so far!
     
  11. studeboy
    Joined: Feb 12, 2003
    Posts: 539

    studeboy
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    Looks like a big project. Very cool and different. Keep posting pics as you go, very interested in how it turns out.
     
  12. 1971BB427
    Joined: Mar 6, 2010
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    1971BB427
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    from Oregon

    Great looking frontend! Will it be done as a pickup, or a full sized hauler ?
     
  13. PJKeally
    Joined: Aug 11, 2009
    Posts: 53

    PJKeally
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    Some progress photos and a few photos of the "new" chassis
     

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  14. PJKeally
    Joined: Aug 11, 2009
    Posts: 53

    PJKeally
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    Hi all owing to Strict Engineering guide lines I regretably will be transferring 34 Cabin etc onto 60s Station wagon rolling chassis which I obtained from a Fellow Stude enthusiast, so with the Help of a couple of Freinds hopefully be close to Permit stage :D by end April for Heroes IN Hot Rods run.Cheers Rebel Koolsville.:cool::cool::cool::cool:
     

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