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Author Topic: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT  (Read 235477 times)

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Offline John (Maryland)

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #30 on: April 29, 2009, 05:43:48 PM »
Good show Charles, you're making serious progress.  On the Satin Black, it is primer with a clear coat or paint?  John.

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2009, 11:05:35 PM »
John,,, the Satin Black is a PPG Industrial Paint,,, kinda like John Deere Blitz Black,, with an "egg shell" finish so when we add the hardner, it drys as a "satin finish"  Not flat, Not Gloss,,, just a bit of sheen.. but much better than Primer or a "flat" finish.

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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 #32 on: April 30, 2009, 05:33:07 PM »
Charles.

TNXs for info. 

What front end and front suspension are you going to use?

John.

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #33 on: April 30, 2009, 09:55:55 PM »
John, We had a custom front stub made with 9 degrees caster built in  (we have 4 degrees adjustment, so can adjust between 5 and 13 degrees)  will be using IFS   with Stainless Tubular A arms and coil overs Kinda Mustang II  IFS but better. Manual Rack steering.  Chassis is 2x4 .120 wall, Rear suspension will be 4 linkwith Z Bar/Panhard...using AFCO Racing coilovers out back as well.  Cage is 1 3/4  .120 DOM..

I will get some body work pics on site soon...

Winters Quick Change Rear End, Moser 35 spline axles and wilwood rear brakes all have arrived.  We are ready to start the chassis now...

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 #34 on: April 30, 2009, 09:59:53 PM »
I have not made final decision to repair the front fenders and hood, or to just bite the bullet and get a hood and one piece fiberglass front end from The Glass Shop,,,It is a neat set up...

At todays body shop rates it is going to cost me $1,200 bucks to patch and fix the 2 fenders and hood??

The Glass may be better option,, I have to sleep on it a few more days,,,The Body work on the body is done now and should be in primer by lunch tomorrow.

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
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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 #35 on: May 01, 2009, 06:53:25 AM »
Nice work Charles.  Looking real good! 

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #36 on: May 01, 2009, 04:13:17 PM »
Charles and John, if you are going to order the glass frontend assembly you better check with the common carrier, my freight charges was out of this world.

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2009, 09:37:50 PM »
GH,  I was quoted $250  to ship a one piece front end, with hood  from MD to NC

Sounds about right ?

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
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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 #38 on: May 02, 2009, 08:18:38 PM »
Well here are a few pic's.  Rear end, painted arts and sand blasted body.















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 #39 on: May 03, 2009, 08:43:08 AM »
Dodge that is going to be one sweet car :-D :-D
terry

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #40 on: May 03, 2009, 09:08:49 AM »
Don't you like the look of brand new parts before they've been sullied by oil, dirt, etc. :-D

Pete

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #41 on: May 03, 2009, 10:00:21 AM »
PJ,, I try to start will new clean parts, I hate working on grimey greasy stuff,,,

Terry,,, I only hope this one comes out a good as the Vicky... It is taking a bit more body work than I anticipated,,, but my Paint and Body guy is an awesome craftsman... The next two to three weeks will be chassis mock up and build.

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
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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 #42 on: May 03, 2009, 02:01:42 PM »
Looking good Charles!!  Nice to see the progress - it has that Vicky look!

What paint/finnish are you going to use on the inside fenders?  John.

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #43 on: May 03, 2009, 03:05:41 PM »
Hey Cajun Kid and others :-D

I would encourage you to consider making the steel parts into a one piece front end. There are some advantages to doing that and if you use the approach of a slip out and rotate unit, it will be a lot more stable in the pits when the wind is gusting, too. 8-)

Best of Luck on your Stude projects. :cheers:

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - Studebaker Begins, Finally !!
« Reply #44 on: May 03, 2009, 04:45:04 PM »
John, Insode fenders and underside will be flat back (under coating type finish)  Chassis, if all works out will be powder coated satin black as well (paint satin black as back up plan)  The paint booth is less than 100 feet from away from the assembly area, so painting the chassis is not a bad option. (easier to sand down when/if we need to weld stuff again later..

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

http://s261.photobucket.com/albums/ii43/cajunkid5690/

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