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schuyler

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About schuyler

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    Del Dios, California
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    Corvette, Avanti, Bicycling

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  • My Avanti
    1963 # 63R-2318

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  1. Sorry, I forgot my phone number. 760-803-9949.Leave message if no answer. Thanks!
  2. 1963 R2 STUDEBAKER AVANTIStudebaker Avanti Gold color with Fawn/Regal interior. Number matching original drivetrain. 289 c.i. and 290 h.p. Paxton supercharged.Serial # 63R-2318, Body # 63R-1448, engine # RS-1582, built 12/03/1962.Optioned with supercharger, automatic, tinted glass, P.S., P.B., P.W., Twin Traction, electric washers, radio and antenna, whitewalls, starto-view mirror, seat belts.Engine, transmission, and rear end all work great. Engine has Avanti ( typical ) very small oil leak. Does not smoke. Sounds healthy trough glass pack mufflers. Starts easily. “Hog troughs” and rear crossmember look sound.Very good, all original, interior with new correct fawn/black (salt & pepper) carpet. Working gauges, radio, power windows, turn signals, interior and exterior lights, horn, lighter. Windows are all excellent with no cracks or fogging. Weatherstripping is great. Trunk has new carpet with original positioned jack, handle and wrench. Spare tire is a rare Allstate. The mercury trunk light even works. Has original keys and case. All locks work.Exterior Chrome and stainless are very good. The ( 1963 ) round headlights are glass. Stock hubcaps look as new. Tires are Firestone Deluxe Champion whitewall bias belt correct reproductions, and have 90% percent tread. Was repainted correct Avanti gold in the past and looks excellent. Has had extensive maintenance including either new or rebuilt carb, fuel pump and filter, alternator, master cylinder and hoses, battery and cables, tune up, hoses, and all fluids changed. Receipts and records available.Has the original dealer invoice dated 12/62, and production record. Has all original new owners books, including registration and name plate to original owner. Has complete owner history and registrations back to 1965. Also many original brochures and advertising materials. Car was purchased from the past owner of 35 years.This Avanti scored 389 points out of 400 at the Studebaker LaPalma event in Anaheim, Cal. in 2016. Was picked “Best Avanti” out of 10 competitors.The Hagerty Valuation Tool as of 2/2018 shows a value of $43,200 for Excellent and $71,400 for Concours.This very original and complete Studebaker Avanti should go to the next “caretaker’ who appreciates the Lowery Avanti! Price $35,000. This Avanti is near San Diego., Cal. Contact John at pawolls@cox.net. Thank you!
  3. Regnalbob, Thanks for posting the bulletins about the mirror. Is there a source for copies of all of these Avanti related service letters?
  4. WTB. Looking for a correct Air Cleaner Cover ( part # 1563231 or maybe # 156234 ) for a 1963 R-2. This cover is 6 1/4 in. in diameter and is polished metal or "flashed chrome". It is held on by a stud and wing nut from the air cleaner ( part # 1557240 or maybe # 1559479 ). I have one from another Studebaker car that was not polished and did not have the correct indentations, so it is not correct for a R-2. Thanks!
  5. Can someone post copies of bulletins # F-1964-7 and # F-1963-18. Thanks! BTW, Sorry about your cold temperatures, but not as bad as my wifes feet!
  6. schuyler

    Tabs

    On the lower control arms pivot shaft ( part # 532188 ) of the front suspension both the left and right shafts have a "half moon" shaped tab with a hole in it. What are these tabs used for? I use them to hook up tie downs when trailering my Avanti ( no, this does not hurt the alignment ). Your thoughts? Thank you!
  7. I am pondering the purchase of the #7011 Replica Wheels for my 1963 Avanti. They are from Real Rodder Wheels as advertised in the AOAI magazine. These were a dealer option for Avanti. For those of you that have purchased these wheels; Your opinion of the vender? Opinion of the quality of the wheels? Opinion of the price? Opinion of the appearance on a original and stock 1963? Any other comments? Thank you! John
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