Studebaker Wagonaire – Phase Three Repairs

Studebaker Wagonaire – Phase Three Repairs

Back in the shop for the next scheduled phase of the repair work, this 64 Stude Wagonaire is getting mechanical repairs, upgrades, a tranny change-out and more. Front clip and engine removed for easy replacement access to the leaking freeze/core […]
SOLD – With Fringe Benefits

SOLD – With Fringe Benefits

The Champ is sold!   A father and son bought it to recreate a 55 Champion Stude gasser that Dad put together back in the 60’s. What a neat project for the two of them. Have you been looking for […]
In The Shop – Back To It!

In The Shop – Back To It!

    You can always find at least one car hanging two in the air in our shop. I’m rebuilding the steering gear box for the white Avanti and doing some AC repair on it. …and getting back on the […]
The 62 GT Hawk is Finished!

The 62 GT Hawk is Finished!

Drilling down on the final details. Boy do I sleep well (as in fall on the bed in a five second crash) after a day of running the buffer. Buffing is worth the extra effort, but it’s a kill-eh to […]

Stromberg Carburetor Rebuild

  Rebuilt this Stromberg for a 64 GT Hawk. I re-bushed the throttle shaft, planed the bottom plate flat (the aluminum was warped), completely dis-assembled the carb. Removed all jets and idle bleeds, cleaned them.  The fuel inlet valve was […]
GT Hawk – Paint and Body Parts

GT Hawk – Paint and Body Parts

Steady progress is being made on the GT. Hanging and fit adjusting the body parts – replacing the original factory markings – attaching those good-looking Hawk emblems. The gold hawk flies well on this paint color.   Notice the glow of […]
Paint! Fresh Hawk Paint!

Paint! Fresh Hawk Paint!

It’s always a good day when you arrive at this point of the restoration process – paint day. When the flow is with you and the gun is shooting straight – it’s satisfying! I laid this paint down over the […]

A Very Merry C-mas to You!!

 What did Santa leave under your Studebaker Christmas Tree? This is our gift to the Bez car shop…a big old bad boy compressor. One of the old guys with solid metal works – no plastic crap!! Nothing worse than being […]

GT Hawk Progress

….and now for the rest of the story. I was doing the final sand down, prepping this Hawk for primer, rehanging the earlier primer sprayed doors. This is where the easy sailing down to the paint finish line derailed. No […]

Richard Clark Avanti Engine Rebuild…and More

Snow Day Test Drive Another Stude that’s been kept in the family. Richard inherited this Avanti which belonged to his Dad and brought it to me to fix the usual oil leak problems. We discovered the engine needed more than […]

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