SDC Meet 2009 – A Few of the Custom Rides

Cedar Rapids, Iowa A sampling of the customized Studies at the show Low Flying P38 Still not sure what this started life as…. Marshmellow Stretch Hot Pink ‘n White – No AC Needed Bright Stude-A-Mino (Photo Credits – Brad Bez)

SDC Meet 2009 – A Few of the Custom Rides

Cedar Rapids, Iowa A sampling of the customized Studies at the show Low Flying P38 Still not sure what this started life as…. Marshmellow Stretch Hot Pink ‘n White – No AC Needed Bright Stude-A-Mino (Photo Credits – Brad Bez)

Stromburg Two Barrel Question & Answer

Question: I recently rebuilt a Stromburg-WW series two barrel on my ’63 Lark. It’s still not running right, it bogs on acceleration and floods out. I need help. What do you suggest? Answer: The spring that holds the float pivot […]

The Show Girl Shots

Bez ’63 Avanti These photos were taken in front of the Elgin Cottrell House. This elegant old home is listed on the Natl’ Register of Historic Preservation and has been carefully restored to it’s former glory. (Photo Credits – G […]
Carburetor Repair Question and Answer

Carburetor Repair Question and Answer

Question: My R2 carb is flooding. I reset the float levels and turned the idle adjustment screw. The carb is still running rich. What can I do to fix this? Answer: Make sure the needle and seat are sealing. Make […]
The Bez Backstory

The Bez Backstory

My Family History with Cars: I’ve worked professionally in automotive repair and paint for 35+ years. You could say cars are in my blood. My grandfather, who emigrated to the USA, worked for Henry Ford. Before WWII broke out, he […]

FLAPS!!

Your friendly local auto parts store. Don’t take their word for it! In my experience 90% of the parts counter people do not know what a Studebaker is…they will ask who made the car? At least, 50% of the time […]
More Of Lew Shucart’s Avanti Restoration

More Of Lew Shucart’s Avanti Restoration

(Photo Credits – GBez) Here’s the back story on this Avanti, provided by Lew. “A little history here: This Avanti R-1250 is the first Avanti restoration attempt by Jon Myer. The original owner ran into a southern California highway bridge […]

Bringing Her Back From the Edge

July 2009 In the shop with restoration work underway is Lew Shucart’s 1963 Avanti. Lou is a dedicated fan of Studebakers. Not only does he own two Avantis and a Lark, he is also editor of the award winning Avanti […]
Two Previous Brad Bez Restorations

Two Previous Brad Bez Restorations

Thom and Carole Gipe – 83 Avanti ________________ 1963 Studebaker Avanti R2 Owned by Paul, Brenda and Peter Miller (Photo taken by Peter Miller) This ’63 Avanti received 398 judging points out of the possible 400. (Photo taken by Lew […]

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