Val and Mark under the lights! New clutch, tires, brakes, upholstery, headliner, carpet, manuals, muffler. That makes it take all day to travel in a semi circle following the sun. John, Mark , Gill , Pete There were five members from our club in attendance and lots of others with similar interests to talk to. I know it will be a masterpiece when it is done. Phone 785-632-3450 or visit their website. It certainly makes it very warm and cozy to sit around and discuss the project of the day.
We meet once a month on the third Sunday, 10am, at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum located at the Hamilton airport. For more information go to contact us at or call 715-762-1818. Gasser Wars magazine did the linked story below in one of their issues this summer. The Hamilton Chapter's agenda is to promote good fellowship within our chapter, to preserve and maintain the Studebaker name, its history and the vehicles that they produced. This club is International with over 11,000 members worldwide.
Too bad it was not a better day for kicking tires and checking under hoods. You can go there by clicking on the picture. There were a couple of good examples of Studebakers in his collection that, of course, were very popular with the members. Near complete set of Turning Wheels from November 1976 to present. Between 48 and 70 cars would be produced each day, five days a week, at the 740,000-square-foot-plant on Mars Avenue.
Some men have all their service and maintenance work performed by someone else and do not know. There are 60 people in the local chapter, and more across Ontario. The factory was operational for close to 20 years, with its first cars rolling off the line in 1948 and the doors closing for good in 1966, putting close to 700 employees out of work. We also endeavour to promote the Studebaker Club whenever we have the opportunity to do so. On Saturday, they will be unveiling a commemorative plaque at the former location of the iconic carmaker plant at Wentworth Street and Mars Avenue.
She and her husband had bought this car, to rebuild as a project, while he was dealing with cancer. Smooth running, dependable, detailed 289 V8, automatic transmission. It was very interesting walking around with Alyn and having him point out some of the special things that made each car unique. We certainly wish them well with it and know that it will be a stunning car when it is completed. Take care and drive safely, Ron Cann Author Posted on Categories Tags , , , Hello: If you are looking at this Studebaker Drivers Club website, possibly you are thinking of joining a club like ours where the members share your interest in Studebakers. Author Posted on Categories Search for: Search Contact Us. I went through the same search a few years ago and thought you might be interested in learning a bit about my story and how I got here.
Good for camping under the stars! It used a Cadillac chassis and running gear with a body built in Italy by coach builder Pininfarina. Special thanks to Vera and Dave C. Needs carpet, interior panels old panels for patterns included , misc extra included. Thirteen club members were able to attend. Cory adding some fun to the afternoon. Join Our Newsletter Name: Email:. Our chapter is very social and we endeavour to have fun activities throughout the year.
Many of their friends are also assisting with the reassembly of the car. The original 1939 engine also available. All 4 fenders, 4 tires, not mounted, dash. Professionally restored in 1960s, still great shape. Wide selection including many hard-to-find and small parts.
The article was written by Phil Morris. Trophies and display signs included. We were sorry to hear that her husband passed away before they managed to complete it. There are currently 50 family members in our chapter. This 1992 Cadillac Allante Convertible is owned by Ed and Sharon Stevens. Detailed list by category at:. This was certainly a memorable day! The Official 12-Volt Conversion Guide is still just Ten Dollars postpaid.
But it's also rare to see any mention of the old plant — which is why the drivers' club wanted to pay tribute with a plaque at the site of the old factory. . This year we had Cory, who is a caricaturist, come and draw portraits of all the guests as we were socializing and having lunch. A very skilled craftsman for sure! The body and the frame were separated, which made it easier to see the details of how the Avanti fiberglass body is put together and to appreciate the fine work Dave is doing. Rebuilt by A1 Transmissions in Denver, Co. This was a totally new adventure for me and after I brought it home I decided to try and reach out to see what information was available to help me. Gil had just painted it the previous evening with 3 coats of brilliant red colour and covered that with 3 coats of clear.
New paint, rebuilt engine 289, interior is redone. The owner of the Datsun and her son talking to Mark and Pete We talked to the lady and her son who own this nice red Datsun 240Z There is a sad but heartwarming story about this car. For the middle of November, it was remarkable. Ron selling some 50-50 tickets to help pay for the fantastic door prizes! Molly Hayes is a reporter with The Hamilton Spectator. All Pages ©Copyright 1995-2004 E-Mail any comments, corrections, spelling errors, or anything else to:.