1954 Studebaker R Series Pickup (Studehauler)
Last updated Sep 4, 2012
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Planning on it hitting the road Spring 2012....
Make that Spring 13, too much happening this summer.
Frame mods, S10 front clip, Streched 3", Air bags on all corners, Notched rear, Reverse cantiliver four link in rear, FULL SIZE rear bed- all air components hidden under box. NASCAR style exhaust and adjustible rear wing, 8" LED rear lights, Diamond plate bed, Alumunum Block LS1 power with 4L60E auto trans, Custom aluminum dash & console, Aircraft flush mount gas cap, Molded dual wall rear tailgate & roll pan.
Four wheels and lots of style.
Kept 3 feet of origional frame. S10 up front, Custom Notch in back with reverse four link. 57 Chev rearend with third member. Air bags on all four corners. Most bagged truckes loose their beds to accessories which sucks so All the lines, tanks, valves etc are kept under the bed. Class five hidden trailer hitch with flip down license plate. Titanium Drag blocks! Modified tail gate and roll pan with integrated LED lights. Diamond plate bed, LED flush third brake light. Tri Bar halogen headlights, Air splitter, LS1 power..Yea. Tucked dual 2 1/2 inch exhaust. Aricraft style flush mount gas cap. Stainless steel fire wall. Vintage gauges on custom dash and center console, Recaro seats, Driving light cab lights. And probably a dozen other things I can't remember. The goal is to have this look like s stock truck when done and drive like a slot car. Track and driving height 2" Center of gravity at knee height. No body roll and at the flip of a switch rise up over any speed bumps. Better start budgeting for extra tires! Chrun em and burn em.
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