1963 Studebaker Lark starts up
After 2 years of catch-as-catch-can work, the newly rebuilt engine in my '63 Lark 2-door sedan fires up. Woo hoo... the sweet sound of s Studebaker V8!!!
Street "sleeper" Studebaker Lark no. 2 1/2
Details: Lunati 00016 cam 284/284 adv. dur., 1.90/1.50 heads, Cloyes roller chain, Scat crank, KB .030 over flattop pistons, Mallory Uni-Lite, Taylor wires, Felpro gaskets, Hi-vo oil pump, Clevite bearings, custom driveshaft, Sanden A/C compressor, USA made Classic evap., custom Goodyear a/c hoses. Ranger discs and Monte Carlo calipers in front w/custom mounts, Jeep under the floor master cylinder, all new brake lines and hoses.
Future mods as money allows: 2.02/ 1.60 195 cfm aluminum heads, roller rockers, 3/8" pushrods, thinner head gaskets, long tube headers, rear springs, Cal-Tracs, dual Eastwood m/c's mounted on firewall, suspended brake pedal. Rehang the doors and new paint. That oughta do it! Art
1962 Studebaker Lark Daytona "289 OHV 4 speed Manual Hardtop"
1962 Studebaker Lark Daytona. Early 60's Hardtop gasser with the original studebaker 289 OHV motor and T10 4 speed manual on the floor. This Stud also features dual 2 chamber flowmasters with Exhaust knockouts located up near the front fenders. This is a VERY rare car, and i've yet to see another one like it.... Enjoy!
1953 Studebaker TV commercial.mov
Aaron Severson over at ateupwithmotor.com shines a light once again on orphan cars.
This time he's written about some of Studebaker's most handsome vehicles in an article called "The Once and Future Coupe: The Loewy Coupes and the Studebaker Hawk."
At Torq-O, we pulled up the rug and slid through the trap door searching for some media to help him tell his story. From the Torq-O Media Archive, here's some celluloid that hasn't been seen since 1953.
Check out Aaron's story, and then slide over to Torq-O.com for more Studebaker content!