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Author Topic: Venable Rods and Racing - 53 Studebaker Build E/CGALT  (Read 180500 times)
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« Reply #915 on: November 20, 2010, 11:36:16 PM »

Gifford, why didn't you just buy the Stude #787?

Gary,

While you offer a fine car at a darn good price, I still have a vision of building my own.  Maybe a Stude, maybe not, that's what I'm still researching.

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« Reply #916 on: May 05, 2011, 05:51:46 PM »

Charles.

Hello.

If you do not mind me asking, what size/diameter front tires are you using on your Studebaker?

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« Reply #917 on: May 06, 2011, 08:23:55 AM »

Charles, I was just wondering, are you going to Speedweek?   John, I don't know what size tire Charles is using but I used 25" front tires.
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« Reply #918 on: May 06, 2011, 09:25:26 AM »

Garry.

TNXs for responding. As a note, the many pictures you posted on your car has been really helpful. 

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« Reply #919 on: May 12, 2011, 05:13:19 PM »

Charles, I just got my issue of Hot Rod in the mail.  A nice shot of your car is in the magazine.  Do not buy up all the copies in the town where you live.  Go a few miles away and buy them there.  That way the local guys will find it.  Congratulations, it is a good looking car.

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« Reply #920 on: June 10, 2011, 03:53:02 PM »

Charles.

Very nice spread of your car this month in Hot Rod Magazine.  Looking great!   

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« Reply #921 on: June 12, 2011, 10:03:41 PM »

Charles.

Very nice spread of your car this month in Hot Rod Magazine.  Looking great!   

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John, Thanks,, lots of cars got in Hot Rod this month,,, the magazine did a nice set of pics and a good article,, I am thankful my car made the Centerfold !!!

Oh my front tires are 23" tall
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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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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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« Reply #922 on: June 12, 2011, 10:07:56 PM »

GH , I will not make speedweek with the Studebaker... I blew the E motor at Maxton in April, still working on it,, using a C motor now (temporary)  Have Maxton again in 2 weeks, then 2 weeks later Loring Maine,,, do not have the time, crew or money for Speed Week,,, working on September for World of Speed... or a sponsor for Speed Week 2012..

The Stude is so fun to Drive,, Can't wait to see what it does on the salt...

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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
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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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« Reply #923 on: August 31, 2011, 10:29:29 PM »

ONE YEAR LATER,

Oh wow it has been a full year since my Studebaker was finished. The good news is the Stude has set 6 class records at Loring,, 2 in 2010 and 4 so far in 2012... it has also set 4 records in Maxton during 2010/2011.   The bad news is the E motor hurt itself in April of this year, so I have been running a backup low HP C motor,,  however the lil "C" has went 177mph at Maxton and 188 at Loring,,, the E blowing up has ruint my plans for WOS this year at Bonneville.

I will be at Bonneville in 2012 with a NEW and "Improved" E motor...  

Here is a Pic from Maxton and a Video from Loring,,




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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
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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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« Reply #924 on: August 31, 2011, 11:49:00 PM »

Your cars are beautiful, nice to know you already have four records in 2012. grin grin. Daaamn fingers. cheers
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« Reply #925 on: September 01, 2011, 07:16:20 AM »

Love that Stude Charles. Be looking for you at Maxton in a couple of weeks.
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« Reply #926 on: February 18, 2013, 09:14:04 AM »

Charles - are you still with us?

What's up with the Suede-a-baker?
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« Reply #927 on: December 15, 2013, 10:45:47 PM »

Does anyone know if Charles is OK? He has not logged in since April 27, 2013, 11:02:51 AM. His website has not been updated lately also.

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« Reply #928 on: December 16, 2013, 08:55:56 AM »

He's still posting on Facebook. Phil
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« Reply #929 on: December 16, 2013, 12:33:39 PM »

I talked to Charles last month he said work was taking up a lot of time.

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