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1946 Studebaker Champion Skyway Series 5GKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $1,097.00
No. Produced 10,525
Body Maker Studebaker
No. Doors 4
Passengers
Model Number W7
Weight 2,566lbs
Wheelbase 110 inches
Length 192.75 inches
Width 69.75 inches
Height 60.75 inches
Front Tread 56.25 inches
Rear Tread 57 inches
Type In line L-head
Displacement 169.6 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 & 4 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 6.5 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt
Brake Horsepower 80@4000
Rated Horsepower 21.6
Torque 134@2000
Main Bearings 4
Valve Lifters Mechanical
Block Material
Engine Numbers Starting 216501
Engine No. Location On front left corner and left side of block.
Lubrication Pressure to all bearings excluding wrist pin
Type Single downdraft
Make Carter
Type Helical
Drive Rear wheel drive
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.66
2nd 1.56
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.55
Single plate
Clutch Size 8 inches
Semifloating
Hypoid
Differential Ratio 4.10
Front Independent transverse
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Cam & lever
Service Hydraulic drum
Front Size 9 inches
Rear Size 9 inches
Emergency Internal expanding on rear service brakes
Size 9 inches
Exhaust System Single
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 6
Cooling System Centrifugal pump with thermostat
Radiator Cellular
Fuel Type
Mileage
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 5.5 x 16
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 15 Gallons
Oil 3 Quarts
Transmission 1 Pints
Cooling System 10.5 Quarts
Rear Differential 2.5 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. G193001 to G212279
VIN Description
VIN Location On plate on left front door lock post.
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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
www.lapl.org
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
www.hcfi.org
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type
Colors Winetone Maroon
Desert Tan Light
Desert Tan Dark
Nassau Blue
Sierra Red
Berksire Gray Light
Sagamore Green Light
Berkshire Gray Dark
Smokey Mountain Gray Dark
Sagamore Green Dark
Smokey Mountain Gray Light
All colors may not be available in all models.
Two Tone Colors Available
Standard/Optional Equipment
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