Started on July 28 by CAM777

1954 Studebaker Regal Starlight Model C

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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 :) See video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o6vlIwC-1E

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wheels777
Aug. 4, 2009, 4:39 a.m.

New highest speed - 179.644 mph at Loring

aussiesmg
Aug. 7, 2009, 4:42 p.m.

I am lusting for this ride....

dmeadow
Sept. 15, 2009, 11:28 a.m.

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.

speedboat
Nov. 30, 2009, 1:52 a.m.

Nothing like the 1950s Studebakers. The look is way ahead of their times.

wheelsmithy
Dec. 23, 2009, 12:41 p.m.

Trust Mr Nelson to put together a low buck rod this capable and beautiful. Kudos!

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