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  1. That's a Rockne Model 75; essentially a Studebaker Model 54 with Rockne badging. The Model 75 was only produced for the 1932 Model year. The 1932 Rockne Model 65 and 1933 Rockne Model 10 were the ones with the "V" in the grill, and were smaller than the Model 75. As well, the Model 75 still used the Studebaker 205 cid Six; while the smaller Rocknes used the all new Vale-Cole designed 189 cid Rockne Six, that would later be bored and stroked to become the Commander Six installed in automobiles through 1950 and larger trucks through 1960.
  2. Dear Swedish Car Nut, I love these pictures; thanks for sharing them here. I hope you don't mind but, I have taken the liberty of sharing your post to the Studebaker Drivers Club Forum. https://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/forum/your-studebaker-forum/general-studebaker-specific-discussion/1903709-studebaker-club-meet-7-17-2021-vadstena-sweden-borrowed-from-the-aaca-studebaker-forum
  3. Don't search on "the Net" for your parts. Go direct to our sources. And, no, the timing gear for the crank is also available, though the celeron gear is usually the first to go. Procure a copy of the 1960 Chassis Parts Catalog and do your search by the correct Studebaker factory part number. www.studebakervendors.com
  4. He does say in the video he is receptive to anyone who wants to help him make the move, as well as identify things that should be saved.
  5. Only spare parts I have are axle/suspension parts. If you use Facebook, you may be interested in this group, and perhaps they can help. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1177172342343566
  6. Herman, I notice yours is a Deluxe model. Mine is a Standard model. Your interior may have had a nicer interior.
  7. Derek in Minneapolis could use a lot of input from those who know. That would not be me. He's looking for a Ball & Ball SV34A carburetor. His contact information is at the bottom of his video description. [video]
  8. After five days with no response, you might want to post your inquiry in the SDC Forum or the Studebaker Truck Forum.
  9. That's the conundrum. Any project vehicle needs to have some dismantling in the process and, in that process it becomes less appealing once the owner has lost interest, even though some essential labor has already been accomplished. The only thing I see going against this as an investment is the fact it is a two door sedan, and not a Starlight or convertible; but those sedans were some very fine vehicles. And I'm thrilled to see more people finding them worth resurrecting.
  10. More correctly, 1947 Land Cruiser; a Commander with a 4 inch longer wheelbase than the Commander; more rear seat leg room and higher trim level. 20,519 were produced for the '47 model year. Note the wing vent window in the rear door, unique to the Land Cruiser. And the Two word model designation can be detected on the filler panel between the trunk and right rear fender.
  11. These folks rebuild old coils. Did one for my '33 Rockne and it works great. http://mykmlifestyle.com/Antique_Parts_Rebuilds.html
  12. The SDC Forum has a specific page for sale items. https://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/forum/your-studebaker-forum/sale-want-found-cars
  13. I wouldn't be surprised if the original factory blueprints are still on file in the Archives at the Studebaker National Museum. You could check with Andy Beckman.
  14. For sale ads available as well in The Antique Studebaker Review magazine of the Antique Studebaker Club.
  15. You might want to post your request on the Studebaker Drivers Club Forum, where most of the post WWII aficionados hang out. https://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/forum And perhaps the "Studebaker Addicts (international)" group on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2209016075
  16. Riddled with arthritis and not as skinny as I used to be; will have to jack up the car to get those dimensions. 😆 Don't expect that within 24 hours! 😉 In the meantime, maybe someone with an actual '34 Dictator instead of a '33 Rockne might feel induced to help. I WILL get back to you.
  17. Understand these photos are of a Rockne Model 10 (31), but the same part numbers in the catalog for the '34 Dictator Model A. Front shocks are mounted outside the frame with 7" lever arms pointing forward, and rear shocks are mounted inside the frame with 10" lever arms pointing to the rear. First two images are right front. Note the curve in the 7" arms. Second two images are left rear. The 10" arms are straight.
  18. But the '35 is a Model 1A, not the '34 Model A that you have.
  19. According to the factory Catalog of Chassis Parts the shocks are the same Delco-Lovejoys that are on the U.S. assembled '32 Rockne 65 and '33 Rockne 10 (models 30 and 31 in the catalog). I will post pictures of how they are mounted on my '33, which has never had them removed. In the meantime, here are the pages with the part numbers.
  20. What spray lube are you using? How much time have you given it to work? Can we assume you have pushed it up a tiny bit a few times, then let it rest and soak? Then repeat before you try to lower it the least bit, so as to not bend the hood or hinges; then up a tiny bit and let it soak some more? Extreme patience is your friend.
  21. You want to talk to Jon Myer or Phil Harris. This forum you've posted in caters mostly to pre WWII Studebakers. Best to make your inquiries on the Studebaker Drivers Club Forum, where later V-8 performance is a hot topic. https://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/ There is also a forum specifically for performance Studebakers. http://www.racingstudebakers.com/foo/index.php
  22. I believe that should also fit the '32 Rockne Model 75. How's Mike doing these days?
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