Studebakers & their engines

 

        One thing you will soon find out is that Studebaker engines, both the Flathead six cylinder and especially

the OHV V8 are extremely well-build while being considered the best American engines ever made.

Check out: America's Best V-8 Engine: Studebaker

Over the past 19 years I have been to many Car Meets where Studebakers were on Display. Here are

some of  the stock and sometimes not so stock engines that I have seen installed in our favourite brand

 

Studebaker Engines

 

1920s Special Six

    1930s K Series Truck Six

1951-54 Studebaker with 232 V8

Studebaker with Flathead Six with optional Supercharger

Late 1950s 289 Sweepstakes V8

  1957-58 Golden Hawk 289 V8 with McCullough Supercharger

1959 Lark 259 V8

1959 Lark with 185 Six (Non-Stock) Similar to 170 C.I. Six

1960s Lark with 289 V8 with Dual Four BBL Carbs (Custom)

  Studebaker 289 V8 with Four 2 BBL Carbs

1961 Champ 169 OHV Six Cylinder

1960s Lark with 289 V8 Supercharged engine

1963 Champ 259 V8

  1964 Daytona 289 V8 R1

1964 Daytona 289 V8 R2

Studebaker 289 V-8 with Three 2 BBL Carbs

   1963-64 Avanti 304 V8 R3

   1963-64 Lark/Daytona 304 V8 R3

 1952 Starlight Coupe with 289 & Dual Carbs

Lark with 289 - Dual Carbs & AC

 

Studebakers or Avantis with other Engines

 

1956 Golden Hawk with stock Packard 352 Dual WCFB 4 Bbl Carbs

1958 Scotsman with 350 V8 Chevy engine

1966 Studebaker with stock 194 Six Cylinder Chevy

1953-54 Custom with Big Block Chevy Crate engine

 

1966 Studebaker with stock 235 Six Cylinder Chevy Engine

1965-66 Studebaker with stock 283 V8 Chevy Engine

1964 Studebaker with 502 Big Block Crate Engine

1964 Studebaker with a Corvette Engine

1950s Studebaker 2R5 with Cummins Diesel

1969 Avanti with 327 Chevy Engine

1983 Avanti with 305 H.O. Chevy Engine

1988 Avanti with Paxton Supercharger

 

 

 

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