Mike's Turbo Studebaker Lark (1992)

This is Mike Scherer's Lark at the Studebaker Drag Races at Nashville . Fast car , good guy .

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Studebaker on Steroids
Test start install on new turbo upgrade.





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





Studebaker Lark MPH Record Run
Run number 2 on turbo upgrade on 300 cube Studebaker 289 motor. Lark ran : 1.944 5.074 7.641 @ 95.79 9.870 11.773 @ 117.52 on 10 lbs pressure Boost.





1961 Studebaker Lark - Sports Car Competition with Rex May "It' Swings Man"
Before people start ranking on this commercial....and say things like, "that's why Studebaker isn't in business anymore". The Lark was a very fun nimble can and very sporty in it's own right. The Lark Convertible Chassis was used for the Avanti. Super charged, these cars performed very well. As a kid, i recall going to lots of Modified Stock Car races where the Larks ruled in Islip New York.




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