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Stude for OP

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Tony Teveris, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. Tony Teveris

    Tony Teveris Active Member

    OP, I literarily pulled the Stude out of the garage today. No brakes so I guess I’ll have something to do this summer. We just sold my father in laws house and had to move items to you guessed it “my” garage.

    I know you would enjoy the pic.

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  2. Tony Teveris

    Tony Teveris Active Member

    Forgot this one.

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  3. Arlo Kalon 2.0

    Arlo Kalon 2.0 Very Active Member

    Oct 21, 2004
    Reno, TX
    I spent my childhood playing like I was flying that same Stude in my grampa's driveway. He worked at Studebaker over 30 years before they closed up. Lots of Studes in my family way back when. I still have the bronze Centennial medal that celebrated 100 years of Studes on the roadways of the world. I'll never forget touring the factory when I was young with grampa and seeing the design studio. I saw a lithe little guy in there in a suit with a pinstripe moustache. He folded his arms and eyed me as I looked around awestruck at the full size clay models of cars and a guy airbrushing a full size car profile on the wall. Later on as an adult, I picked up a book on the famous industrial designer Raymond Lowey and saw a pic of him during his time at the Studebaker design dept and suddenly realized I had been in the presence of one of history's greatest designers when I was a kid. Oh yeah, OP, I hope ya enjoy this thread that was started for YOU!!!
  4. Malkin

    Malkin Very Active Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    Augusta, ME
    Very nice. I have a friend who is a Studebaker nut, he has several Larks, half a dozen or more pickups found in fields, and an Avanti that he used to drive but has been restoring for a while now.
  5. jscarl

    jscarl Very Active Member

    Apr 21, 2003
    Enjoy OP.
  6. OldPaint

    OldPaint Major Contributor

    ah man..............you a lucky dog........my favorites "studies" are the 53-56, that were 40 years ahead of any other car design. 57-60 GOLDEN HAWKS....... and ther is no pretter PICKUP THEN A 50-64 STUDIE!!!!!!
    since i mentioned the pickup line, it dawned on me on day lookin at the new TOYOTA TUNDRA, it bears resemblance to the old Studebakers.
  7. GypsyGraphics

    GypsyGraphics Major Contributor

    Mar 19, 2009
    OMG... she's a beaut!!! :loveya::loveya::loveya:
    Is it all original???? Even the paint????
    Are you just storing it or now yours? What a treasure!
  8. Tony Teveris

    Tony Teveris Active Member

    All original, it was repainted about 30 years ago and it's mine. Had a 59 Silver Hawk but gave it to my brother in law in Calf.
  9. signage

    signage Major Contributor

    Oct 5, 2005
    Kwel now get to working making it drivable! Maybe wrap it with edge prints:doh: NOT:noway::ROFLMAO:
    The car (Stidie) looks great!
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