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    1963 R4320

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  1. Thank You all for the help. Bill
  2. Nothing about this restoration is standard :0. Most the fiberglass work was done, shall we say "half-ass". Looks like I am bending new metal. Who caries the proper pedials?
  3. Here is the set-up on my car. Was this a standard in 84? It is very possible mine is custom.
  4. Can somebody please post a photo of an 84-85 manual pedal configuration? Do they drop from the top or up from the bottom? Somebody cut the gas pedal by 2/3's and are using an automatic break pedal on a manual car so when you try to hit the gas or clutch you always hit the break. A photo of an existing car would help plus who would have a replacement for this year? Photo's of both the petals and brackets would give me some guidance. Trying to put everything back to factory. Thank You Bill
  5. Relisted due to non-payment. Bill
  6. 383 Stroker Engine. Was going to use in my 84 renovation but have gone in a different direction. $4,500 GT Engine.mp4 1. 383.ci. Engine (1987 SBC block w/one-piece rear seal) 2. .030” overbore, boiled-out, new freeze plugs & cam bearings 3. New rotating assy, cast crankshaft, std grind, HD rods 4. Flat top hypereutectic pistons, moly rings 5. New oil pan 6. New oil pump, pick-up, shaft 7. New performance roller cam and OEM lifters 8. New dampener 9. New roller timing set and cover 10. New roller tip rocker arms & alle
  7. In a 1984 was the engine bay painted black or body color? Thank You in Advance Bill
  8. I don't need the seals but could use the rest. Bill
  9. Have you considered donating them to a local library?
  10. Herb Adams. I own the Mid-Ohio GT and we are in the middle of a total restoration bring the car back to it's configuration when it raced. Herb has been a wealth of information and inspiration on our restoration project. If I am not mistaken Dan Booth own's the Daytona GT.
  11. Herb Adams did the chassis for the #28 Mid-Ohio Avanti GT and its body was a 1977 donor done at the Avanti factory. Both the Mid-Ohio car and the Daytona car are referred to as GT's but the Mid-Ohio car is the only one of the 2 with a true Avanti body, interior and engine. If fact the Mid-Ohio car was never intended to race, it was a prototype for the GT Blake wanted to build. The idea to race in the Showroom Stock race at Mid-Ohio was made after the car was built and Herb had only 30 days to put together a team and make sure everything was ready to race. No race engine, no fuel cell, no l
  12. Thank you so much. This forum is the best thing for Studebaker enthusiasts. Full of truly caring and sharing people, who love to share info and advise. I appreciate the referral, and will give them a shout. I hope  can help someone in the future. Alan Blalock









  13. Try Rollie Williams Paint Spot in Elkhart, IN https://rolliewilliams.com/ . They provide paint for places like Studebaker International. The owner is a board member at the SNM and a member of the SDC. I think they have that color in spray cans.
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