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Author Topic: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT  (Read 230857 times)

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Offline Cajun Kid

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #150 on: August 03, 2009, 06:55:41 PM »
A few pics of the new "SFI" approved Lakewood Bellhousing.  etc..

Bellhousing


Mid Mount


Mid Mount and Perch


Motor Mount (not braced or gusseted yet) just mocked up.


Roll Cage (taped in place)



Cage (looking through back window)


Ready to install Firewall


Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

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A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #151 on: August 03, 2009, 08:54:58 PM »
We chromed ours -- sure NHRA wouldn't approve.

Stan
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #152 on: August 03, 2009, 09:59:33 PM »
I will stay with the factory red....

At least that is one less tech concern identified and RESOLVED....
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

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A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #153 on: August 08, 2009, 10:39:09 AM »
A few more pics as the cage is built and tack'd in.































ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

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A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #154 on: August 09, 2009, 10:07:03 AM »
Looks great.
terry

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #155 on: August 09, 2009, 10:18:11 AM »
Thanks Terry... We are hoping to get done for September... man it sure will be close...

Either way, see you in September.

Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #156 on: August 11, 2009, 06:25:50 AM »
Charles.

Thanks for many pictures.  You are really making progress; the car is looking great. 

We are planning on Maxton in September; hope to see you there!

R.
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #157 on: August 11, 2009, 09:29:09 AM »
John,  I plan to be in Maxton in Sept. as well, so make sure to look me up.  I try to pit in the cul-de-sac across from the Finish line..   White and Silver Ford F250 with White V Nose enclosed hauler (Venable Rods and Racing logo on trailer)

I am not sure about having the Stude race ready by then. But if not I will have the Vicky there.

See you then,

Charles

ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #158 on: August 16, 2009, 03:22:22 PM »
MY  1000th.  Post... Just wanted it to be on my own build diary...

Well still working on the cage, the fuel cell and the floor..

More updates and pics next week.

Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #159 on: August 16, 2009, 07:38:44 PM »
Quit typing get to wrenching :wink:
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #160 on: August 16, 2009, 08:28:53 PM »
Terry,,, bring your butt up here and help wrench... LOL

man it's tough to balance real work, family time, hot rod stuff, Land Speed Racing and oh yeah,, building a new Race Car... and the "BUDGET"  heck I need a "stimulus package" or a "Rescue Plan"  even
a Troubled Asset Relief Plan"  oh the trouble with my assets mmm, they are gone ??

Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #161 on: August 17, 2009, 09:45:57 PM »
Darn, no offers to help,,, Any great TIG Welders or Sheetmetal fabricators near me ?

Running out of time to get car done before this season at Maxton is finished...

Great fun, nice place to work, good folks to hang out with, good food and drink, no benefits or pay but being part of the build "Priceless"


Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #162 on: August 18, 2009, 07:57:21 AM »
Charles, how far are you from Springfield, Missouri????

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #163 on: August 18, 2009, 09:01:31 AM »
GH,,, to far my friend,,

Hey get that motor/turbo  back together and come run with us at Maxton in October ..

Charles
ECTA Record Holder Maxton
E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
OHIO
B/CGALT, C/CGALT

LTA Record Holder and 200 Club Member
A/CBFALT, B/CBFALT, C/CBFALT, C/CFALT, C/CGALT,   E/CGALT, E/CFALT

Fastest Standing Mile at Ohio  203.343mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
Fastest Standing Mile at Loring 204.109mph

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #164 on: August 18, 2009, 09:05:47 AM »
Charles, sorry but I can't run on the short tracks, not enough stopping power.