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Studebaker startup after 17 years

I found this 54 Studebaker in a driveway in Martinez CA. in 1999. This is the same car shown later in "My dad's old Studebaker", which, by the way, isn't really his dad's old car. His dad's car went to a close friend of mine.


 


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1947 Ford engine starting after 31 years
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