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1963 Studebaker AvantiKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $4,445.00
No. Produced
Body Maker
No. Doors
Model Number
Weight 3,140lbs
Wheelbase 109 inches
Length 192.4 inches
Width 70.4 inches
Height 53.9 inches
Front Tread 57.4 inches
Rear Tread 56.6 inches
Type V8 Valve-in-head
Displacement 289.07 cu. in.
Cylinders 8
Bore & Stroke 3 9/16 & 3 5/8 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 10.25 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt 9.0 to 1
Brake Horsepower
Rated Horsepower 40.61
Main Bearings 5
Valve Lifters Mechanical
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Downdraft 4-barrel
Make Carter
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.57 to 1
2nd 1.62 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.48 to 1
Single plate dry disc
Clutch Size 10.5 inches
Differential Ratio 3.31
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Longitudinal leaf spring
Service 4 wheel hydraulic drum
Front Size 11.5 inches
Rear Size 11 inches
Emergency Rear service brakes
Size 11 inches
Exhaust System Dual
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 12
Cooling System Centrifugal pump with thermostat
Radiator Cellular or fin and tube
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 6.7 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 21 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 3.75 Pints
Cooling System 17 Quarts
Rear Differential 3 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
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Additional Information

Studebaker-The Complete Story W.Cannon & F.FoxLos Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071
(213) 228-7000
Studebaker Passenger Car Shop Manual 1959-1964Los Angeles Public Library
Standard Catalog of American Cars 1946-1975 Krause Pub.Los Angeles Public Library
The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars Jerry HeasleyHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
Motor Age April 1963Los Angeles Public Library
Paint Type
Colors Avanti White
Avanti Gold Metallic
Avanti Turquoise Metallic
Avanti Red Metallic
All colors may not be available in all models.
Two Tone Colors Available
Standard/Optional Equipment
Automatic transmissionOpt
Power steeringOpt
Pushbutton RadioOpt
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