1954 Studebaker Regal Starlight Model C

Started on July 28 by CAM777

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The Nelson Family's Studebaker named "Lewey!" Flat top 350 small block chevy engine; Muncie trans; 9" Ford rear. Currently holds 6 land speed records at Maxton, NC. Top speed: 168.202mph :)

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Aug 4, 2009 4:39 a.m.
New highest speed - 179.644 mph at Loring
Aug 7, 2009 4:42 p.m.
I am lusting for this ride....
Sep 15, 2009 11:28 a.m.
Basil Exposition:
Ah, but the name is misleading. This Stude was actually designed by Bob Bourke, an employee of Loewy, yes, but Loewy had little to do with the car's design. Not that you want to car "Berky", I'm sure. Cool car, in any case.
Nov 30, 2009 1:52 a.m.
Nothing like the 1950s Studebakers. The look is way ahead of their times.
Dec 23, 2009 12:41 p.m.
wheelsmithy (Joe-with-an-L) (Forum Supporter):
Trust Mr Nelson to put together a low buck rod this capable and beautiful. Kudos!

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