1939 Studebaker Coupe Express

1939 Studebaker Express Coupe L-5 (1200 produced!). This truck as a 3 speed column shift transmission with overdrive. The truck was purchased by the current owner in 2012 from a collector in Montana, who had purchased it from South Dakota. The engine starts and runs well, no smoke or oil consumption, has been compression tested and has good transmission. The engine has been rebuilt and the original mileage is not known. List of repairs to follow.

6 cyl. 225 c.i.d. 6 volt. 3spd. column shift w/overdrive
freewheel, hill holder.South Dakota truck
purchased in Montana in 2012
No Bondo, surface rust. Runs great at 60m.p.h.
Engine rebuilt(new block#)mileage & shop unknown,pan dropped
and inspected for new pistons & cylinders
All instruments work.
List of repairs:
New interior seat,cab,door panels,all pedal rubbers,
pedal to firewall rubbers. Non-stock carpet & matt.
Soundproofing.New keys.NOS M-5 heater w/defroster hoses & interior
shut-off valve.NOS steering wheel/horn assy.New visors.New
door weather stripping.New rubber hood-to-cowl.Added glass period blinkers
& signal switch.New Coker radial period tires.Repainted hubcaps.Powdercoated
wheels. Nos headlight buckets & lenses.NOS shocks.New springs,steering box.
Good trans.New motor mounts & overdrive mount.Rebuilt,sealed gas tank &
NOS sending unit.Electric fuel pump. All rewired & re-grounded electric system.
Rebulit stock brake system. New exhaust system.Rare Devil’s tail tie-downs.
Stock radio & speaker grill (no speaker). NOS water pump.Rebuilt stock carb.
Modern fuel pump kit. New glass & wipers.New seatbelts. All chrome straight
New clutch kit,turned flywheel,new linkage & release shafts,bearings &
bushings. Rebuilt oilpan/new gasket
Xtra Parts: Shrock running board rubbers.(2)hubcaps.radiator.headlight lenses
& bulbs.(2) new spare tires.trim ring.front bumper middle spear guard. Stock
side-view mirror.WIG WAG tail light.Front L&R NOS fenders. Shop manuals.
Professional appraisal done