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53 Studebaker/built for the drags

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  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Lewis Center, Ohio
53 Studebaker/built for the drags
Posted by 59 Chevy Impala on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 10:32 AM

 I'm building this as a drag car cause I've lost the interior tub.  I have no clue what happened to the tub.  I have started the scratch building of the interior using flat stock for the sides and I used the front part of a 58 Impala floor for the gas/clutch/brake pedals.  The roll cage is from the parts box.  The engins is a 348 from the 58 as well.  Well, here are some pics.  I hope ya like it.

I have painted it Olive drab since these pics.  This is the base color that I'm using for the Testors Lime Gold.  I also will be using gloss black on this car.  This is an experiment that I'm trying.  Thanks fer lookin.  Dan

348's and 409's forever, also Ford Flatheads

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  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Lewis Center, Ohio
Posted by 59 Chevy Impala on Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:44 PM

I can't believe that I haven't posted anything for this car in 7 years.  Well, here are some pics of what she looks like now.

Thanks fer lookin and sorry it took so long to update.  Dan

348's and 409's forever, also Ford Flatheads

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  • Member since
    December, 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Sunday, October 22, 2017 8:03 PM

Cool Stude. The 409 suits the car well.

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  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Lewis Center, Ohio
Posted by 59 Chevy Impala on Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:06 PM

Thanks Trevor.  It's actually the 348 from the 58 Impala kit though.  Dan

348's and 409's forever, also Ford Flatheads

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