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Studebaker Salt Flats Car

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  • Member since
    March, 2006
Studebaker Salt Flats Car
Posted by johnnyR on Sunday, November 08, 2015 6:04 PM

Built this from a chopped up kit that I saved from the garbage.

  • Member since
    November, 2005
  • From: home of pikes peak
Posted by oldcars on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:00 PM

Now that is real good looking. That is a great save.Bow Love the look, the color, and the stance. Where did you get the salt flat wheel covers(if you don't me asking)?WhistlingRichard

  • Member since
    February, 2008
Posted by justmike on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 8:18 PM

Now thats a save! Very nicely done. I like how you did the whole body, bumperw and whatnot all in the one color.

Feelings are like scents: The more they are analyzed, the worse they smell.
  • Member since
    March, 2006
Posted by johnnyR on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 10:18 PM

They came from the AMT Double T Kit!

  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: southeast Texas
Posted by texwardfan on Thursday, November 12, 2015 8:51 AM
Excellent build. That engine is awesome.
  • Member since
    March, 2006
Posted by johnnyR on Monday, July 17, 2017 3:55 PM
Pics restored
  • Member since
    September, 2013
  • From: Tacoma, Washington
Posted by Gary Davis on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 8:12 PM

Man Johnny...a GREAT save! Good fab work and paint...

  • Member since
    June, 2017
  • From: Mesa, AAZ
Posted by Ranchn62 on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 9:05 PM

Nicely rendered from Purgatory! 

  • Member since
    December, 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Wednesday, August 02, 2017 8:07 AM

Sweet build and a nice save. You captured the salt flat vibe well. Seeing this reminds me of flipping through old Hot Rod magazines on the late 50s/early 60s as a kid and being very curious about these crazy looking salt flats racers.

Power matters in the straights.
Lightness matters everywhere. - Colin Chapman


  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: Ohio
Posted by HineMotors on Thursday, August 03, 2017 11:38 AM
Great Job! I have always leaned toward saving a kit that has been left for dead, needing another direction or chance, sometimes it is those that provide the most satisfaction and pride imho...
  • Member since
    June, 2013
  • From: Sugarloaf, PA
Posted by Johnt on Friday, August 04, 2017 4:22 PM
Nice job. I love those old Studes.


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