Studebaker Tech Tips, Specs and Data
Many people, especially those new to Studebakers,
don't realize that there is a wealth of information and assistance available.
Thanks to SDC and local chapter members who are passionate about Studebaker
cars and trucks, we all benefit from their knowledge and their willingness
to share that knowledge readily. Many of these members and local chapters
have posted a wide variety of Studebaker tech tips, specifications and
other data to their chapter web sites and/or personal web pages.
Please explore these links below to find the information you're seeking.
SDC Forum is also a tremendous information resource!
- NEW! Studebaker Truck History by Skip Lackie
- NEW! Studebaker Truck Model Designations and Data by Skip Lackie
"Hog Trough" replacement how-to from Dick Steinkamp
- 55 Commander Performance
Test Article from the December 1954 issue of Science and Mechanics
magazine. 3.8 Mb PDF
refacing How-To from SDC member Jim McCuan
- Repairing the tailgate hinges on a Studebaker pickup by Ted Jensen
to install a Tremec TKO 5-speed in an Avanti by SDC Forum member
Tom Rautio (Forum name, SBCA96).
- Instructions for installing AC-2499 Studebaker Safety Windshield
Washer on 53-54 Champion and Commander Cars. This is a 128 kb PDF
submitted by Alan Mende. To download the PDF CLICK
- Stainless Restoration - Dale McPhearson has posted
a great 10-part how-to stainless restoration series on the SDC Forum.
Here are the links to those pages:
- SDC Studebaker Template Collection
- a wide variety of templates, guides and installation instructions
for Studebaker parts and accessories.
To Do After You Bought That Studebaker
Studebaker V/8 Engine Identification
6 Cylinder Engine Identification
Studebaker car ID from Studebaker Parts.com
NEW! Studebaker truck
ID from StudebakerParts.com
Dealer Listing - list of Studebaker and Packard Dealers maintained
by SDC member Randy Glover.
- Installing Rear Quarter Windows
(55 Speedster and all 53-58 K-model Hardtops) By SDC member Bill Clark
the Cork Float on your Studebaker Fuel Level Sending Unit by Henry
M. Votel, Forest Lake, MN.
- C-cab Door Hinge Pin Repair/Replacement
- by Kevin Airth
your own M-series cab corners - SDC member Gary Ash did a great
job of making cab corners for his M-series Stude truck and provides
a detailed look at how he did it.
Ton Rear Brake Drum Fix
Instrument Lettering Decals
About Doing Some Painting?
Transmission To A Studebaker V/8
Golden Hawk Tech Tips, Interchanges, and more - presented by the 1956 Golden Hawk
Avanti Technical Info - complied by The Avanti Source.com
Casting Numbers - from Bob Johnstone's Avanti Pages (head castings
for all Studebaker V/8 motors)
Technical Tips and Information - also courtesy of Bob Johnstone,
contains a wide variety of Studebaker and Avanti tips covering drive
train, suspension, body, interior, and more.
Specs and Data - compiled by Carnut.com. This site features
a combination of photos and technical information. Click on the model
from the list, then click on the "specs" link to get that
& '51 Bulletnose Production Numbers -
the Studebaker 6 - courtesy of Greg Meyers (PDF, 890 k).
US6 Military Truck Information -
Interchange Information - courtesy of the South Georgia Chapter
Cylinder Head I. D. - courtesy of The Official Studebaker Reference
Wiring Diagrams - courtesy of Chuck Collins at StudebakerParts.com
Tech Tips and Info - a great variety of how-to's and tech tips from
R-series Motor Info - engine numbers, etc. for Avanti R1, R2, R3,
R4 and R5 motors.
If you know of additional web
sites offering Studebaker-specific technical information, specs and data,
please notify the webmaster.