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[ Stude Truck Forum ]

1949 - 1964 Pickup Body interchange
Skip Lackie - Nov 2014


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Another One Wire Schematic

 

IMPORTANT NOTE (Must Read!)
Alternator Replacements and Power Windows
(Jack Usher, June 2009)

 

 



Honda CVCC (2)

Bill Jackameit - Oct 2017

  • Prestolite to
    Delco procedure


  • GM alternator (10-SI) hookup

  • Replacement Alternator (More options)Sep 2007



    Delco SI in a Hawk
    ..easy job

    Delco 10 SI - R1 Avanti
    ..SBCA96


  • GM 10 SI Alternator Diagram Single wire
  • GM 10 SI Alternator Diagram Three wire
  • Prestolite Alternator to GM Single wire
  • Wiring options for an SI-10 (Nov 07)
  • Chrysler Alternator


  • Avanti Voltage Regulators
  • Voltage Regulator Replacement to Solid State (June 2001)
  • Transpo Electronic Voltage Regulator
  • Voltage Regulator replacements
  • 6Volt Alternators
  • Install a 6 Volt Alternator ... Notes
  • INDEX



  • Paxton FAQ & Trivia
  • Paxton trivia (2) - July 2013
  • information Site....Excellent (NLA - Jun 2009)

  • Repairing a VS57 Solenoid

    Dwight Finney- VS57.com

  • INFO on Fuel Pressure 26 Nov 2001
  • Paxton Fluid Change
  • McCulloch VS57 Maintenance Manual & Parts List (PDF/JPG) Jan 2007 (updated 2017)
  • Kits for mid 50's Studebakers Jan 2007
  • Cutaway of a Paxton VS-57
  • Supercharger idler Pulley repair
  • VS57 vs SN60 (Nov 07)



    Prototype, Gear driven SN-93
    By Nimesh Solanki



  • Paxton vs McCulloch
    by John Erb
    (TW Jul 98)

    INDEX


    WIX Air Filter P/N 42063 - R1 Air Filter

    (Chris Rapp) (New Data - 02102018)



    R2 Intake gasket set

    (Pic only - No source)


    Convert an Edelbrock to
    an R2 setup


    R2 / R2 Oilpan

    (08112017)

  • R2 Superhawk Production
    SDC Forum - Nov 2010

  • R1 / R2 Cam Specs     Jim Pepper


  • R1/R2 Cam specs

    Turning Wheels, Mar 2001, PP24



    R Series Cam specs
    (Notes:upd 1107)
    Cam bearing dimensions


  • Engine Rebuilders
  • History of Avanti Engine development


  • Modifying a late model Edelbrock to
    operate efficiently on an R2

    ( Ernie Rizzolo - Jan 2008)

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    Make an R2 carb from an R1 carb

    (AOAI Forum - July 2018)

    Modifying a late model Edelbrock to
    operate on an R2

    ( Ernie Rizzolo - Mar 2010)
    UPDATES!


    Converting an Edelbrock to
    R1 Carb Specs

    Turning Wheels, Aug 1992, pp40


    Crankshaft endplay
    Dwain Grindinger, Nov 2007

    Avanti Crankshaft endplay

    Jeff McCain - SDC Forum - Jan 2013

    INDEX



    R3 vs R4 Pistons

    Greg Cone - Mar 2011

    R3 / R4 Oilpan

    SDC #103609 - (15112017)

    Make an

    R3 Oil Pan
    Alan - SDC Forum - Dc 2010


    Youtube Video

    R3 Manifold developments

    SDC Forum - July 2010
    Forum Thread - July 2010

    What is an R3?

    Jon Myers, Turning Wheels, March 2004


    sl147a.jpg
    R series Sales Letters



    The 9 R3's

    Geo. Krem
    Turning Wheels
    Apr 78



    R3 System Installation

    R-4442 (Dealer Install)


    R3 / R4 Manifold

    Lionel Stone vs Studebaker
    Reference .
    (12062019)

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    R5 History ( Due Cento) ]


    Studebaker 342 Cubic Inch engine

    March 2010

      More - March 2016



    1949 - 53 Kettering Engine
    (Cadillac)

     

    1965 - 66 Engine Mounts


    V8-283 Engine Mounts

    pic 2



    65-66 Engine Mounts

    SDC Forum - Jan 2012

     

    McKinnon History


     


    SBC History

    Hemmings - Mar 2020


  • Avanti VIN after 1982
  • Printable Color information Flyers (Word 97)
    Provided by Charles Kinzer
  • Avanti Flyers

    INDEX


  • Diagrams / Technical Illustrations
  • INDEX


     

     

     

    Front Disk Brakes

    Steel-Tech Front Disk Brake Brackets



    Steel -Tech Rotors

    SDC Forum Feb 2012

     


    Steel -Tech Front Disk Brakes Calipers

     

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    REAR DISK BRAKES

    LeVesque Rear Disk Brake Install

    (Aug 1997 - Avanti II) HOW-TO


    Steel-Tech Rear Disk Brake Components(A)

      Steel-Tech Rear Disk Brake Parts List(B)


    Adjusting & BLEEDING

    REAR (Cadillac) diskbrakes.............. IMPORTANT!!!

    INDEX


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    64V and Avanti Ujoints



    Repacking a cup

    (C-B Studebaker - 24052020)

    INDEX


    INDEX



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  • Turn Signal wiring
  • Turn Signal Help
  • Turn Signal Trouble Shooting


    1951 Commander Turn Signal Circuit

    Rockne10 - SDC Forum - July 2016


    Early Turnsignals

    (Compliment to above)

    INDEX



  • INDEX


    INDEX


    INDEX


      Early Service Bulletins
        #181 - 1947 - Body Service
        #188 - 1947 - Protective body undercoat
        #329 - 1957 - General Model Identification
        #330 - 1957 - Power Steer Pump

    INDEX


    Delco vs Prestolite
    SDC Forum - Dec 2017



    Ignition

    Basics - Popular Mechanics - Jan 1959

    Ignition COndenser

    HOME MADE

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    Prestolite

     

    Prestolite Distributors

     


    Prestolite Shop Manual Section

    (Christophe - 13032020)

     



    Prestolite to Mopar Electronics (PDF)
    (Original)

     

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    Mopar Distributor Conversion
    Allan Tyler - Feb 2010
    See all Allan's contributions here
    (popup window)


    Mopar Conversion Quick step

    Mopar Ignition Wiring Schematic

    SDC Forum - May 2007


    Maxx/CRT
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    INDEX



    INDEX

     


    ODD NOISES
    Dash Rattles - Most time the rubber insulation on the (under) hood torsion bars has gone away or migrated across the bar / Replace as necessary.


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  • Retractable seat belt...installation
  • Cooling vents
  • Sound Deadening
  • Leather Reconditioning
  • C/K Headliner Install
  • Avanti Headliner Install( Apr07)
  • Seat Replacements(Oct 04)
  • 63-84 sun visors (12082014)

    INDEX



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    Add a 3rd Brake light

    (AOAI Forun - 22092018)


    Avanti/Hawk Dash LED Lights

    Reference
    (L. Schucart - 01082018)


    Amber vs White Parking/signal light lenses

    Daniel Stern - August 2016

     
    Hella H4 for Avanti


    Avanti LED Headlights

    Avanti LED Signal Lights


    Avanti LED Brake Lights

    SDC Forum - May 2014

    Tail / brake lights
    (halogen/LED)
    ...

    Avanti II dash/console lights

    LED Tail lights Nov 2008

    L.E.D. Tail Light Conversion Kit
    Bob Ziff

    LED Tail Lights
    AOAI Forum - Dec 2017


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    Building a Stude engine
    Jack Vines - SDC Forum - Dec 2016
    (04072018)

     

    Cranking up a Dormant Engine
    (11022020)






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    Cam Gear Install Tool

    SDC Forum - Jan 2016

    Oil Gallery/Pump Primer

    Tom Lewis - Dec 2016


     

    OIL LEAKS


    Rear Main Seal Notes

    (21012020)
    Rear main Seal
    SDC Forum #112245

    .) Rear Main Seal

    .) Replacing your rear main seal (In the car)(sdc forum 2009)


    Oil Leaks
    SDC Forum #115285

    Engine Oiling system


    Another


    Oiling system

    Oil Pressure Relief Valve


     


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    Motor's Auto Repair Transmission
    Manual Pages -1959-1964
    (Nov 08)



    Motor's Auto Repair
    Crash Pages
    & Frame Data
    1954 - 1958

    (Jan 09)



    Motor's Auto Re[pair
    Studebaker Pages
    1958 - 1964

    Power Brakes & Steering (Jan 09)

    Dial up version


  • 1959-64 Factory Shop Manual
    (L- Body Section- Convertibles)


  • Motor's Auto Repair
    Studebaker Pages
    1958 - 1964

    (Dec 08)


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    This is the Complete

    Studebaker Body Manual
    1959-1964

    Plus a
    Searchable Version (16MB PDF)
    (Christophe Henry (06082019)


    This is the Complete

    Studebaker Chassis Manual
    1959-1964

    Plus a
    Searchable Version (Google Drive)
    (Link by - Christophe Henry (06082019)


    INDEX



     

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    Oil Filter X-Reference
    (Brad Johnson - 30032018)

     

     


    Low Oil Pressure (Nov 07)

     

     



    Plumbing a Partial Flow Filter

     

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    V-8 Oiling System

    (22022020)


     

     

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    Oil Pressure switch (1) with Inertia Switch

    (Christophe- SDC Forum - 24072018)
     

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    Oil Pressure switch (2) (General)

    Reference SDC Forum
    (Christophe- SDC Forum - 27072018)
     

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    OPSS (3) With Inertia
     

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    OPSS (4) With Relay only



    ............................. ............................. Rope Length Req'd to fill cylinder (10042020) Ref.


    Adjusting Valves

    (D. Grindinger - 02112019)

     


    Finding TDC on your engine

    By Dwain Grindinger (*)

    Page INDEX


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    1956 Shop Manual (Body)



    Avanti Body Development pics


    All 1964 Car specs


    C/K Trunk Hinge Repair

    Merlin Klotz - July 2014


    C/K Vent Door Assembly

    C/K Ventdoor Assembly

    Larger pic
    Jeff_H - SDC Forum #41947
    June 2010<
    C/K Trunk

    Trunk latch modification


    C/K Hood

    Reverse Hood modification

    (SDC Forum #8122)


    more Pics


    C/K Hood latch

    Hood Safety latch modification

    (SDC Forum #33611)
    October 2009)


    C/K Trunk Floor

    Trunk floor repair

    Fuel Tank Hanger
    SDC Forum #34973 - Nov 2009


    Interior