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Author Topic: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT  (Read 238550 times)

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Offline Cajun Kid

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #330 on: November 18, 2009, 01:46:30 PM »
Art,,, FYI,,, my 33 Vicky has a "Full Door Net"  you can see some decent pics of it on my photo bucket... That may help you as well ?

follow the blue link in my signature area below the post.

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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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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #331 on: November 20, 2009, 06:19:33 PM »
The Stude sees the light of day and rolls out for some fresh air today.







Charles
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E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #332 on: November 20, 2009, 06:26:56 PM »
 :cheers:  Beautiful!!!!    Crow.
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #333 on: November 20, 2009, 06:33:48 PM »
Crow, Thanks,,

I am working on Chute pack mounting brackets and anchor line attachment points.  Once Chute arrives from Stroud, Larry can weld the anchor line attachment stuff and we can mount the chute. Trying to finish layout for Rear Spill Plates and Spoiler and fab it up before Thanksgiving.

Less work in front of us than behind us,,, but have a lot of detail and finish work to do.

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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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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #334 on: November 20, 2009, 06:37:45 PM »
Looking real good Charles, I bet your just itching to get it finished now that's it's a roller. :cheers:

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #335 on: November 20, 2009, 06:58:07 PM »
Itching is an understatement.  Today marks exactly 8 months to the day that we turned the first wrench, we began to disassemble the car on March, 20th 2009,,, Seems like longer than 8 months, (the Vicky was done turn key in less than 8 months from my first drawing to test drive.)   So this 8 months seems long,, hope to finish by Feb. 1st.

Oh well back to the shop,,

Charles
« Last Edit: November 20, 2009, 07:52:05 PM by Cajun Kid »
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E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #336 on: November 20, 2009, 06:59:10 PM »
Charles, how'd you get your brand-new shop looking so well used and lived-in in such a short time?
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #337 on: November 20, 2009, 07:05:05 PM »
Jon,

My two personal shops (behind my house) are not used for the "BIG" stuff (heavy welding, fab or paint and body).  FYI, the new shop I did the build Diary on last year is now a year old.. and yes it does look a bit broke in now... but try not to do major or "big" work in there.

The big work is done 5 miles away at Rod Crafters in Welcome, NC. (next door to RCR)

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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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
Fastest Standing 1.5 Mile at Loring 213.624mph
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #338 on: November 20, 2009, 07:15:13 PM »
Way to go Kid! Looks great that's motivation right there, now for all the details and finishing touches. Are you going to run a side skirt from the front fender back? Seen a few cars at SW that had done this, are you at ride height?
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #339 on: November 20, 2009, 07:49:27 PM »
Basher,

On the side skirt issue. I had not planned on them (as I will be running Classic Gas Altered) and did not think we can use them. ??

Ride height? we do not have the coil overs installed yet.  From the current setup height we can raise or lower the ride height. Starting ride height will be 1.5 inch's lower than in the pictures.

Charles
« Last Edit: November 20, 2009, 07:50:58 PM by Cajun Kid »
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
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #340 on: November 20, 2009, 08:20:50 PM »
Charles,

Looking real mean..
I am going to have to get up there and see this in person before to long.
Keep up the long hours and you will be done before you know it. :cheers:

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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #341 on: November 20, 2009, 08:29:14 PM »
Robbie,

I am off all next week (Tuesday my 15 year old Daughter is having Hip Surgery so Tue , Wed, and Thurs,  I will  be with Her)  But Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I will be around the shops...I know its a 2.5 to 3 hour drive but your welcome to come by for the grand tour most anytime (just let me know)

Charles
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E/CBFALT, E/CBGALT, E/CGALT, E/CFALT, A/CGALT, C/CGALT, D/CGALT, C/CBGALT, B/CBGALT, C/CFALT
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Fastest Standing Mile at Maxton 196.967mph
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #342 on: November 21, 2009, 06:36:08 PM »
Charles, the car is looking really good.
I can't wait to see it in person at Maxton, and better yet see it perform, she looks like she is gonna fly.
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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #343 on: November 21, 2009, 07:04:38 PM »
Mike,  thanks for the kind words and vote of confidence... Hope she preforms just short of flying.

We are going to start out with my radical lil "E" motor for 2010 and then use a more serious "C" motor after that.

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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Re: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT
« Reply #344 on: November 21, 2009, 07:06:49 PM »
Charles,  NO FLYING allowed.
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