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1960 Studebaker Lark VIII DeLuxe Series 60VKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $2,343.00
No. Produced 5,711
Body Maker Studebaker
No. Doors 4
Model Number 60V-P4
Weight 3,161lbs
Wheelbase 108.5 inches
Length 175 inches
Width 71.4 inches
Height 59.3 inches
Front Tread 57.4 inches
Rear Tread 56.6 inches
Type V8 Valve-in-head
Displacement 259.16 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 3 9/16 & 3 1/4 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 8.8 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt 7.5 to 1
Brake Horsepower 180@4500
Rated Horsepower 40.61
Torque 260@2800
Main Bearings 5
Valve Lifters Hydraulic
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location Upper left front of block.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Dual downdraft
Make Stromberg
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.57 to 1
2nd 1.55 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.49 to 1
Single plate dry disc
Clutch Size 10 inches
Differential Ratio 3.31
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Longitudinal leaf spring
Cam & lever
Service 4 wheel hydraulic drum
Front Size 11 inches
Rear Size 10 inches
Emergency Rear service brakes
Size 10 inches
Exhaust System Single with crossover
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 12
Cooling System Centrifugal pump with thermostat
Radiator Tube and center
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 5.9 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 18 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 3.75 Pints
Cooling System 17 Quarts
Rear Differential 2.5 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. Starting 60V-1001
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This model has a 113 inch wheelbase.

Studebaker-The Complete Story W.Cannon & F.FoxLos Angeles Public Library
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Los Angeles CA 90071
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Detroit MI 48202
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Motor's Auto Repair Manual 28th EditionLos Angeles Public Library
Paint Type Enamel
Colors White Sand
Gulfstream Blue
Williamsburg Green
Sandalwood Beige
Oasis Green
Colonial Red
Jonquil Yellow
Pacific Blue
Sudan Beige
All colors may not be available in all models.
Two Tone Colors Available
Standard/Optional Equipment
Flightomatic automatic transmissionOpt
Power steeringOpt
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