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02-06-2005 09:32 AM Chair
Mix a furniture designer with a car guy and here's what you get. Yes this is unrelated to the Studebaker but I thought I would throw this in. This is a chair I built in College while studying furniture design. Made from a 1959 English ford. This is what i did with the rest of the parts car i had. And yes the parking lights do work, and it's comfortable.


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02-06-2005 08:39 AM New Drive shaft tunnel
After putting the dropped leaf springs and blocks in, the drive shaft was rubbing the floor. The rear end was also hitting the frame. My first notched frame. Now i can put the 4" lowering blocks instead of the 3" that i had.


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02-05-2005 05:29 PM New Leaf springs
The front has dropped spindles, i had to get the back lower (you can never be too low). Here's the new springs 3" drop.


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02-05-2005 05:27 PM gas station
Here it is a while after I drove it from Michigan to NC...where i live now. It handled the 12 hour drive no problem. This is it and my Dad's 1932 Chevy at an old gas station in Winston-Salem.


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02-05-2005 05:15 PM Frame
Many years later I put a S-10 frame under the stude..it worked out really good. I had to shorten it about 6" to get the 113" wheelbase. A few new mounting points etc and it was good to go. My dad did most of the engineering on this part of it.


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