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  1. Why is the vent window design Studebaker used on the 1964 Gran Turismo Hawk superior to the design of the same item on a 1964 Avanti?
  2. The added knob on the center console of Joe Granatelli's Cadillac'429' powered 1964 Studebaker Avanti controlled........?........
  3. mfg

    'Nosed' Avanti!

    Sorry no, it wasn't Tom
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    Avanti Slogan!

    HINt......... the slogan is referring to a BIG innovation for 1963!
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    Avanti Slogan!

    No one remembers this slogan?
  6. Which Studebaker Avanti designer felt, in hindsight, that the front view of the car would have looked better if the nose panel was in line with the front fender edges, as opposed to the final design, where the nose panel is inset five or so inches from the leading fender edges? 1) Tom Kellogg.....2) Bob Andrews.....3) Bob Ebstein....or....4) Raymond Loewy
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    Avanti 'Quad'!

    I agree with you, however, if the Studebaker Avanti had quad headlights from day one...do you think we would today consider THAT look to be normal.....and dual headlights a strange, 'odd' look ?????
  8. Yes, that's it exactly.........Mr. Lange must have planned to run his Avanti on that historic anniversary?
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    Stopped Avanti!

    Yep, that's the number!
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    700r4 surprise

    Not sure about that...i took manual control of the lockup converter on my '83 over fifteen years ago, and rarely use the lockup feature if I'm not on the highway.....never hurt the 700R4 or its converter!
  11. Sorry, Marco is incorrect!
  12. No idea about that second date?......Are we saying 'UNCLE' here??
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    Avanti I.D.!

    An original '64 Studebaker Avanti 'square' glass headlamp cover will have "64 STU ..?.. near its bottom edge. 1) 1......2) 2......3) 3......or.....4) 4
  14. Well done, very interesting videos about our favorite subject!....BRAVO!!
  15. Over the manufacturing years 1963 thru 1985, .....?..... different style license plate brackets were factory installed on Avanti automobiles. 1) One.......2) Two......3) Three....or.....4) Four
  16. Andy Granatelli was .......?.......'s Godfather. 1)Marco Andretti......2) Nancy Egbert......3) Vince Granatelli Jr. ......or......4) David Hardig
  17. An obscure Studebaker sales slogan from 1963 stated....."Studebaker cars are the first with ........?........ that keeps pace with .........?........
  18. Quad headlights were dropped from original Studebaker Avanti design because of .....?..... 1) Poor looks......2) Complication......3) Cost.....or......4) Too much "Glitz"
  19. In '63, Studebaker advertised their Avanti equipped with disc brakes could stop in ....?..... less feet from 100 mph than if it had conventional drum brakes. 1) 75.......2) 100....3) 150....or....4) 170
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    Avanti 63R1025

    Prior owner said the Granatelli's installed them...One of the gauges measures fuel pressure....They were concerned that the fuel mixture may lean out under high boost conditions causing internal engine damage.
  21. Lot's of hard, dirty work... but I'm sure the end result will be OUTSTANDING!!
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    Tanked Avanti!!

    20 it is fellow "BAY STATE'R"!!..... (And our Avantis are only twenty-one cars apart!..They probably waved to each other on production line!)
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    Avanti 500!!

    You "thought" good!...Correct
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