Thursday, August 21, 2014

Stake-side, Stake Bed Rails - Studebaker 3R6-12

We're in the process of creating stake bed rails for the 3R6-12 Studebaker pickup. Next steps: stain, seal, and bolt them together. Then, installation time!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Twilight Thursdays at the Sacramento Zoo - 2014

The Sacramento Zoo hosts a number of car shows in the summertime. Here are a few photos from a recent Twilight Thursday at the Sacramento Zoo.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Pacific Southwest Zone Meet - 2014

There was an excellent turnout for the 2014 Studebaker Drivers Club Pacific Southwest Zone Meet, hosted by the Karel Staple Chapter. More photos are in Hawk Talks, the chapter's newsletter.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Studebaker 3R6-12 Hood Ornament

Our beloved 1954 Studebaker 3R6-12 pickup truck got a new hood ornament via eBay. We think the updated look is perfect.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

California Automobile Museum Car Cruise - 2014

My Dad and I showed Doc Studebaker at the 2014 California Automobile Museum Car Cruise in Sacramento, CA. Here are a few photos from the show's staging area.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Fair Oaks Fiesta Days - 2014

Below are a few photos from the 2014 Fair Oaks Fiesta Days car show. Another great turnout by the Karel Staple Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club. 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Interior Seat Covers - Studebaker 3R Truck

While we still have some painting left to do on the interior, we covered the seats anyway; they can be easily removed at any time. Here are the seat cover photos. Some additional stuffing and smoothing remains.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Studebaker Bits and Bobs

The interior bits - door panels, radio plate, emergency brake, glove box and cover, etc. - all needed prep, treatment, primer, and paint. We took care of those elements and started work on cutting away the rust in the bed.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Dash and Doors Are Painted

We prepared, treated, primed, and painted the dash and doors. Here are the pictures.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Rust Treated and Floor Painted

We removed and treated the rust and painted the entire floorboard. Here's the shiny results.

Next up: treat, prepare, prime and paint the doors, dash, and seat frame.