So it begins….wiring the R4. This is all new wiring via a Haywire kit with modifications. Due to the many customized changes on this car, it made sense to start with fresh wiring, rather than using the old harness, which […]
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Nah! Unequivocally no! Tis a modern myth….red body paint does not add $$$ to your auto insurance cost. Those higher premiums are attached to higher speed capacities – usually associated with RED (or yellow or orange or smack you in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Two more carburetors rebuilt this week – ready for the client. An Avanti R2 carb and a 289 non-R series carb. These are the heart of your car – make sure they’re clean, set up with the correct parts and […]
…..and we have sparkle, shimmer and glow! Whoa…..was was that? The Moon riding low with a full on glow? Yeah, right here on this Studebaker Avanti! This paint color is OK!! From one light direction it shimmers silver, from head […]
Down to the last prime, block and final sanding…..the R4 is going into the paint booth this weekend. It’s smooth as glass, evenly peaked on the rising body lines and rounded where it’s curves sweep away. There’s nothing like the curves […]
Replacing this convertible top on Tom Larner’s 89 Avanti. The present top has shrunk with age and is coming apart at the seams. All normal canvas roof top occurrences. Also on the project list, replacement of weather seals and some […]
I am still enjoying your carburetor rebuild on my R2 Lark. To be honest with you, it is almost scary when the car is moving and I floor it, the way it takes off…but I am grinning ear to ear at the same time!