Bob's Studebaker Resource Website



Studebaker Technical and Troubleshooting Information
(Serving the community since 1996 )

(This is a compendium of information , mostly from Internet sources, began in 1992. It is frequently updated and the source of information is included whenever possible)

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NEW STUFF


Catalog of Relay
Circuits

Catalog of
Connectors


Your survival Kit
for road trips

Bolt Torqueing Charts

Bolt Torque (2)

Reference Dorman catalog



[ Avanti Art ]

INDEX

[ Avanti - Avanti II & later ] (Dec 2012)



Avanti II Misc

INDEX

[ Electronics]
AVANTI II

INDEX

[ Brake Section ] (Jan 2007)

[ Drum Brakes ]


Home made Drum Puller

SkyBolt - SDC Forum - July 2011


Copper-Nickel brake lines

Remote Reservoirs


Champ Truck Remote Reservoir

Merlin Klotz - July 2013

[ Disk Brakes ]

Suspended Brake pedals

Suspended Brake Pedal

54 C/K - SDC FORUM - Sep 2011


[ CLEANING ]
(Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ COOLING ] (Jan 2007)

       Fans


GM Fan & Jaguar clutch

SDC forum - June 2013

Replacement Fan & more
69 Olds - Nov 2012


Replacement Thermostatic Fan

Clutch - 63-64 Avanti

01 Nov 2011

Overheating Stude Avanti
SDC Forum - Aug 2011

Overheating RQB Avanti?
Check this out - AOAI Chat - Jan 2011


The 1963 Avanti

Console Cooling Kit

AOAI #5 PP02



Corvette fan Clutch

Joe Hall - SDC Forum Aug 2011


Good Retro - Fan
SDC Forum - July 2010


Corvette Fan Clutch install



Make your fan shroud a two piece

May 2009

Nissan Thermo Fan

(1.6Mb PDF)
Allan Tyler, Victoria, AU (Apr 2009)
(Word 2000 file)
See all Allan's contributions here
(popup window)


Fan Clutch replacement

( Aug 2009)




Fan Clutch operation

(Hayden site - Aug 2009)



Water Pump clearance issue

(Apr 2007)


Std vs Avanti Water Pump



Make a spacer to install
a GM Viscous Drive fan

Ingvar Vik, Turning Wheels, January 1984



Make a spacer to install
a Flex fan

Ingvar Vik, Turning Wheels, January 1984

INDEX

[ CLIMATIZER ] (Jan 2007)


Heater motor replacement

SDC Forum #43825 - Aug 2010



Heat/Defrost Diverter Box Rebuild

(Clark Novak,)(Nov 2009)
SDC Forum # 34897

INDEX

[ GAUGES ] (Jan 2007)

[ Harmonic Dampers ]

INDEX

[ HOG TROUGHS ] (Jan 2007)

Hog Trough to Roll bar access

SDC Forum - Oct 2011

Hog Trough Replacement

Dick Steinkemp - 2009 ( HOW-TO)
    (Large files, allow download time)
  • Hog Trough Install (PDF)(From AOAI Magazine)
  • Hog Trough Install One Piece, Classic Enterprises (PDF)(2.1Mb)Jan 2001 by Bud Weisser
  • Hog Trough Install Multi-Piece, Classic Enterprises (PDF)(4.3Mb)Jan 2001
    (These are the scanned manuals from Classic Enterprises)
    Chris Altenberg and Marty Burns

INDEX

[ OHV 6 ] (Jan 2007)


Modifying the I-6 engine

Rod and Custom - Sept 1955
SDC Forum - Nov 2013


The Champion Engine

Bill Cathcart - Sept 2006


Bill Cathcart's site
(Bill retired in 2010)

Article from Hemmings Motor News
January 2005


Cathcart Mods

Turning Wheels, May 1999


Cathcart Ad from Turning Wheels



OHV6 Headers

SDC Forum Dec 2008

INDEX

[ ENGINE OIL (Feb 2007)]

INDEX

[ Oil Seals ] (Mar 2008)

INDEX

[ OilGalleryPlugs ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Oil Line ] (Jan 2007)

Fram Filter Install - 6 cylinder

John Clary, July 2009

INDEX

[ Penetrating Oil ]

INDEX

[ SAE Papers]

INDEX

[ Speedi Sleeves]

INDEX

[ Power Steering ] (Jan 2007)


PS Control Valve Rebuild

Tom Rautio - SDC Forum - May 2007

Avanti PS Hose Replace

Tom Rautio - SDC Forum - April 2007

(Avanti) Ross steering box seals

Tom Foley - Aug 2013

(Avanti) Ross Top Cover Seal

Adam DeRosa - Apr 2011



GM (Caddy) Steering in
a Champ Truck

Dean McHenry - SDC Forum - Jan 2011



Stude Steering
Anti-shimmy Kit



1962+ Steering Stabilizer Service Letter



Premier site for Bendix Power Steering parts/info


Stude power Steering Pump Rebuild

(Eaton type)
From SDC Forum



Avanti Power Steering Ram rebuild
- How-to

From SDC Forum


Avanti Power Steering Control Valve rebuild
- How-to
From SDC Forum (#7602)


Lark/Avanti Power Steering Control Valves

May 2011 SDC Forum


Avanti Power Steering Pump shaft leak
- SDC Forum - Aug 2011

 


Stude power Steering valve Rebuild

(Bendix site)



Montero Steering

in a GT Ha wk


Power Steering (C-Cab)
(1)


Power Steering (C-Cab)
(2)

[ Rockerarms ](Feb 2007)

INDEX

[ Steering, Standard ] (Jan 2007)

Manual Saginaw Rebuild

Tex Grier, SDC Forum Aug 2010

Ross TL to Saginaw in a C/K

(Turning Wheels, Oct 1998)


Ross Manual Steering

INDEX

[ Windows ( many topics) ]
(Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Windshield/Vent windows ] (Apr 2012)

INDEX

[ Vibration ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Emissions ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Power Sunroof/Moonroof ] (Jan 2007)
Avanti II

INDEX

[ Dana Cruise Control ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Drive shafts ]


Drive shaft Alignment

Dana Manual (394KB PDF)

INDEX

[ Wipers ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Air Conditioning ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Alternate Fuel ]

INDEX

[ AXLES ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ ELECTRICAL ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ TACHOMETER ]
(last Dec 2012)

INDEX

[ ELECTRICAL ]

INDEX

[ Six Volt stuff ]

[ Alternators ] (Jan 2007)

INDEX

[ Remedies ]

    [ Starters ] (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ AntiFreeze ] (Sep07)

    INDEX

    [ Tune-up / Maintenance ] (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ Suspension ] ( Mar 2007)

    INDEX

    [ Transmissions ] (Jan 2007)
    Automatic

    [ McCulloch / Paxton Superchargers ]
    (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ R1/R2 Engine Data ] (Jan 2007)

    [ R3 / R4 Engine Data ] (Jan 2007)

    [ R5 History ( Due Cento) ]

    INDEX

    [ VIN / Serial Numbers (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ Scans and Diagrams ]

    INDEX

    [ Steel-Tech Products ]

    INDEX

    [ Universals ]

    INDEX

    [ Troubleshooting ]

    INDEX

    [ Turn Signals ]

    INDEX

    [ Manuals
    ]
    [ BUILD SHEETS ]

    INDEX

    [ Miscellaneous ]

    INDEX

    [ NEW INDEX ]

    INDEX

    [ Papers ]

    INDEX

    [ Service Letters ]



      Early Service Bulletins
        #181 - 1947 - Body Service
        #188 - 1947 - Protective body undercoat
        #329 - 1957 - General Model Identification
        #330 - 1957 - Power Steer Pump

    INDEX

    [ IGNITION ]

    Spark Plugs (May 1981 - Turning Wheels)

    Spark Plugs (May 2013)


    List of available Ignition Coils
    Coil info (May 2013)

    Test your Coil



    Pink Resistor Ignition Wire

    tw Oct 1998


    Finding TDC on your engine

    By Dwain Grindinger (*)

    INDEX

    [ Ignition Switch ]


    New Keyswitch
      (Jan 06)



    Ignition Switch Preventative Maintenance

    George Hamlin - Oct 1996

    INDEX

    [ Insulation / Sound Deadener ]

    INDEX

    [ INTERIOR ]

    INDEX

    [ LIGHTING ]

    [ ENGINES ]

    INDEX

    [ 65 - 66 ]


    65 - 66 Engine Specs

    66 Factory Options/Accessories

    SDC Forum #37859


    65-66 Engine Mounts

    SDC Forum - Jan 2012

    INDEX

    [ Motors Manuals


  • Used Manuals for
    ANY Studebaker except Avanti

    &
    63-64 Studebaker Avanti

  • Hollander Manuals


  • Motor Manual
    Studebaker Pages
    1953 - 1960

    (Nov 08)


    Motor's Manual automatic
    transmission Pages -1956-1960
    (Nov 08)


    Motor's Automatic Transmission
    Manual Pages -1959-1964
    (Nov 08)



    Motors Manual
    Crash Pages
    & Frame Data
    1954 - 1958

    (Jan 09)



    Motor Manual
    Studebaker Pages
    1958 - 1964

    Power Brakes & Steering (Jan 09)

    Dial up version


  • 1959-64 Shop Manual
    (L- Body Section- Convertibles)


  • Motor Manual
    Studebaker Pages
    1958 - 1964

    (Dec 08)

    [ Studebaker Manuals



    Studebaker Chassis Manual
    1959-1964



    Studebaker Body Manual
    1959-1964


    [ EMISSIONS

    INDEX

    [ Oil Pressure Relief Valve ]

    INDEX

    [ ]

    INDEX

    [ VALVES ]

    INDEX

    [ BODY June 2005 ]

    [ FRAMES June 2005 ]


    Frame & Suspension, damage/repair

    [ Painting ] (Jan 2007)


    Former DuPont Paint resource


    1963 Avanti -Factory Color Bulletin


    Painting Tips (Turning Wheels - March 1981)

    A whole page of
    53vscola.jpg
    paint files
    Codes, tips, sources

    Page two

    PPG Colors 55-64

    [ FUEL DELIVERY ]

    Make a

    4 BBL manifold
    from a 2 BBL

    Larger pic

    Important - Read

    INDEX

    [ Manual Fuel Pumps


    R-series Return Line
    Fuel Filter (Oct 2012)


    INDEX

    [ ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS ]


    New Fuel Pump Application

    SDC Forum - April 2013


    Electric Pump Applications

    Turning Wheels, March 2011


    Electric Fuel Pumps

    Carquest E-8011 six volt(sdcforum1691)


    INDEX

    [ FUEL LINES ]

    INDEX

    [ Gas Tank ]

    INDEX

    [ FULL FLOW DATA ]

    INDEX

    [ Secret Serial Number ]


    Secret Serial Number

    INDEX

    [ Stainless Steel Trip Repair ]


    Stainless Steel Trip Repair

    Dale McPhearson, Frankfort, IN (SDC Forum)

    INDEX

    [ Wiring]

    INDEX

    [ WIRE WHEELS ]
    (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ Gauge Refacing ]


      Gauge Refacing
      SDC Forum ( July 2008)

    INDEX

    [WHEELS/TIRES ]
    (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ OTHER SITES ]

    INDEX

    [ MODELS ] (Jan 2007)

    INDEX

    [ UNSORTED/ NEW ]

    INDEX

    [ Bob's homepage ]

    Note MC2 - updated info in Aug 2011 indicates that RQB's thru serial number 1600 were delivered with 4 bolt Master Cylinders. The cutoff was not as thought, with the end of the RQA models / rj - aug 2011