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  1. 1986 F-250 133” (standard cab) wheelbase. 4x4 rolling chassis and complete running gear. With 351w, C-6 transmission, NP 208 Transfer case, 3.55 HD axles, Front disc brakes. Rear axle is a limited slip (3L55). Also has P-S, dual tanks, good single exhaust system. No longer need it for a 4x4 conversion project I was planning. Is a "bolt-in" for 1980 thru 97, but could be used for a 4x4 conversion on a full sized F-Series as far back as 61...or just part out. I have clear title also. $500 OBO Located in Terre Haute, Indiana. Below is an overall shot. I have a couple others. If you're interested just drop me a line.
  2. For Sale- 1986 F-250 133” (standard cab) Wheelbase. 4x4 rolling chassis and complete running gear. With 351w, C-6 transmission, NP 208 Transfer case, 3.55 HD axles, Front disc brakes. Rear axle is a limited slip (3L55). Also has P-S, dual tanks, good single exhaust system. No longer need it for a 4x4 conversion project I was planning. Could be used for a 4x4 conversion on a full sized F-Series as far back as 61 or just part out. I have clear title also. $500 Located in Terre Haute, Indiana. Below is an overall shot. I have a couple others. If you're interested just drop me a line. (sorry, would have put this in the "Ford Truck" section if there was one, like there is for Chevy & Dodge??)
  3. Hi, I know its been a really long time, but did you ever find a carb for that Caddy? I have a friend that has a 896S WCFB core. We were going thru some of his extra stuff and I wrote down all the different carb numbers so I could identify them. That was one of the WCFB's in the bunch. Drop me a line if you still need one. Good luck, Phil
  4. Yes, he's sure going to leave a big void around here in the car community. He was always willing to give advice or a tour at the drop of a hat. Friends and I really enjoyed the opportunity to walk through his museum and have him explain each car in detail. His recall was amazing. Some more pictures- http://www.flickr.com/photos/48076624@N00/sets/72157623544818041/
  5. I'm posting this for a friend here in town, and have it posted in the general ads too. It's spring cleaning time and this ol Stude's days are numbered. He's not a car guy, so this thing will be hitting the big electro-magnet in the sky very soon, unless somebody drags it off. 48 Stude 2 door Commander, no engine or trans in car, but he does have the original tranny and some of the engine. (6cyl/3-speedOD) Rust in the floorboards and trunk floor. Not sure about the frame. The body is solid enough to save but could also be parted out. He just pulled it out of the weeds and set it up on blocks. He also took a bunch more pictures which are posted on the Flikr site below. $ 300 obo Phil http://www.flickr.com/photos/30878003@N06/ Contact me or call him direct: Rick 812-243-9962 or richard.jones at cinergy.com<!-- google_ad_section_end -->
  6. Leno was here in Terre Haute, Indiana several years ago and rode around town in Frank Klept's Turbine car (991231). I think at the time it was the only one in private hands. I wonder whose he was in this time? Later, Phil
  7. I just saw this on another board I'm on and thought I'd pass it along to those it matters most to. I checked thier website first and found no mention of this, but it may be pretty fresh news. Good luck, Phil SASCO, the last remaining directly Studebaker related business in South Bend Indiana, which sells NOS Studebaker parts from the supply left over from Studebaker factory production will close forever at the end of 2009!!! The parts inventory is owned Dennis and his wife, and he was leasing the old Studebaker Engineering building from the City. They are not renewing his building lease, so they can tear down one of the last old Studebaker buildings in the revitalization area. Dennis is going to retire since he is of that age. He did save the parts about 10 years ago when the City tore down the old building they were in. He ain't going thru moving all that stuff again! It was a MASSIVE job!! If you have ANY WANTS/DESIRES for parts for your Studebaker projects, you better call and order it and spares, There is talk of Studebaker International in southern Indiana absorbing the inventory, but don't wait in case it falls thru. If no one buys the stuff, it could end up in the scrap heap, which we hope does NOT happen. SASCO 1-574-287-3381
  8. Here's what I ended up sending. If you get a chance drop them a line. Thanx, Phil http://www.in.gov/idem/5273.htm Attn: #08-674 (APCB) I/M Program - "Antique Vehicle" Manda Clevenger: Mail Code 61-50 Rules Development Section/Office of Air Quality Indiana Department of Environmental Management I'm writing to oppose the changes to the definition of an antique car in this bill (08-674). I realize that at this time it only pertains to two counties in Indiana, but could very easily be enacted statewide in the future. Given the VERY small percentage of vehicles this will even effect, I feel this modification is a total waste of time and resources. By your own admission these cars are seldom driven and are small in numbers. Any gains in air quality achieved by focusing on such a small percentage of the automotive population would not even be measurable. Furthermore, requiring these vehicles to posses their original emission equipment and have it be fully operational is ridiculous. Most of the OEM and aftermarket parts support for these emission systems has long since vanished and may even further erode if any U.S. auto manufacturers should go bankrupt. Requiring these cars to be tested annually and restricted in mileage only adds to the frustrations of the owners and the wallets of the testing facilities. It does nothing for clean air in Indiana. These vehicles are lovingly restored, kept and maintained mostly by hobbyists like myself. Please drop this ill advised proposal and look elsewhere for legitimate reductions __________________
  9. <span style="font-weight: bold">Indiana Regulators Propose to Redefine Antique Vehicles to Force More into Emissions Tests </span> The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is proposing to redefine the term ‘antique vehicle” in order to force more of these hobby cars into the emissions inspection program. Under existing law, an antique vehicle is defined as “a motor vehicle or motor scooter that is at least 25-years old.” Under the regulation, the definition would be revised to require that the vehicle must be at least 25-years old, registered and plated as a historic motor vehicle, driven a maximum of 3,000 miles per calendar year, and include Federally required pollution control equipment for that make and model year. Under the plan, the vehicle would be periodically forced into a vehicle emission test site to verify that these requirements have been met. We Urge You to Submit Written Comments Opposing This Regulatory Proposal by March 13, 2009 Existing law in Indiana exempts any vehicle 25-years old and older from emissions testing. Indiana’s current emissions testing exemption recognizes the minimal impact of vehicles 25-years old and older on vehicle emissions and air quality. Vehicles 25-years old and older constitute a small portion of the overall vehicle population and are a poor source from which to look for emissions reduction. Antique vehicles are overwhelmingly well-maintained and infrequently driven (about one-third the miles each year as a new vehicle). Legislators and regulators are feeling the heat from a failed effort to meet air quality goals and are looking for a convenient scapegoat. The old car hobby should not carry the burden of their mistakes! Mailed comments should be addressed to: #08-674 (APCB) I/M Program - "Antique Vehicle" Manda Clevenger: Mail Code 61-50 Rules Development Section/Office of Air Quality Indiana Department of Environmental Management 100 North Senate Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 - Hand delivered comments will be accepted by the receptionist on duty at the tenth floor reception desk, Office of Air Quality, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana. - Comments may be submitted by facsimile at the IDEM fax number: (317) 233-2342, Monday through Friday, between 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. - Please confirm the timely receipt of faxed comments by calling the Rules Development Section at (317) 233-0426. Comments must be postmarked, faxed, or hand delivered by March 13, 2009. Please e-mail a copy of your letters to us at stevem@sema.org
  10. We have catalogs from all the major players already. I did forget about Dearborn though.Thanx. I'm trying to find NOS rockers especially because these are really gone and I need them to make everything else "fit" right. The way the bodies are made on these, the repro rockers are worthless as far as dimensions go. Just got done with a basket case 58 Vette and couldn't believe what all is available for those things! Course they don't rust out like this ole Bird either. Thanx again, I'll keep looking. Phil
  11. I'm getting ready to start on the body of a badly rusted 55 Bird. Looking for NOS rockers and anything else I can find. If you have anything...or a good source please drop me a line. Thanx, Phil
  12. Hey guys, I'm posting this for a friend that I work with. He's not really into old cars, but knows enough to not want this one scrapped. (I think a few hundred bucks would do it) 48 Stude 2 door Commander, no engine or trans in car, but he does have the original tranny and some of the engine. (6cyl/3-sp OD) Some rust in the floorboards and trunk floor. Not sure about the frame. The body is too solid to part out and should be saved. Either rodded or restored. More pictures at the link below. Hope this works. 48 Stude pix- Contact me or call him direct: Rick 812-243-9962 or richard.jones at cinergy.com car is located just south of Terre Haute, Indiana
  13. http://www.mcall.com/news/local/watchdog/all-5dog0921.6592257sep21,0,4055090.story I already wrote the paper and pointed out the obvious discrepancies in the story, but I'd encourage everybody to do the same. Thanx, Phil
  14. Bill, thanx so much for giving me some ID clues. This car has no engine so we didn't have much to go on there. Sounds like it's a 48 then. Thanx again! Phil
  15. Hi all, I haven't posted to this group before, Iv'e been mostly on the Stutz list. I have a friend that's looking at what he thinks is a 47 Commander. Is there someplace that I can get some help on a body ID number? He gave me this serial number from the drivers door jamb, but I can't find any info anywhere. It's # 4357677. Any help appreciated in getting this old Baker a new home. Thanx, Phil
  16. Thanx again Paul. I'll relay that to him. Phil
  17. Hi Paul, I'm in Terre Haute. It's (we think) a 1922 maybe 23. Former fire apparatus truck. ============================================================================ Snipped from a previous post <<I recently purchased a Stutz fire truck in running condition with a shortened wheel base. I am unsure of the year of the vehicle,I believe the original vin # to be 11637. I have found a casting date on the engine block of 2-14-22. The original tag on the left side of the engine is gone,and I have found no chassis vin numbers. Can anyone help me with identification,serial numbers,and cubic inch displacement of engine. John ======================================================================== It actually belongs to him. (59 Elva) I reposted with a different header to try and get more response. We're trying to find any little tidbit we can and his computer is down. Thanx, Phil
  18. Hi all, Is there ANY good, web based source, for Stutz information, or does a guy just have to fend for himself by finding old books or service publications? My manuals only go back to 1934, so that's not going to catch it. Thanx in advance for any tips. <img src="http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif" alt="" /> Phil
  19. Along those same lines, is there any kind of database or publication that would have some (or all) production numbers and maybe even VIN numbers? Where can a guy find any tech data on the engines? (pass car or trucks) Thanx, Phil 12/27/04 - any takers??
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