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Original Base Price
No. Produced 809
Body Maker
No. Doors 2
Model Number
Weight 3,195lbs
Wheelbase 109 inches
Length 192.4 inches
Width 70.4 inches
Height 53.875 inches
Front Tread 57.375 inches
Rear Tread 56 9/16 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
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 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 dry plate
Clutch Size 10.5 inches
Differential Ratio 3.31 to 1
Front Independent coil springs
Rear Longitudinal leaf spring
Service Hydraulic self-adjusting
Front Size 11.5 inches
Rear Size 11 inches
Emergency Rear service brakes
Size 11 inches
Exhaust System Single
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Battery 12
Cooling System Water pump
Radiator Cellular tubular
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
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. Starting 63R1001
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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
Serial No. Book for US Cars 1900-1975 G. BrighamHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Automotive Industries March 15 1964Detroit Public Library (Nat'l Auto. Hist. Collctn)
5201 Woodward
Detroit MI 48202
(313) 833-1456
Paint Type
Colors Avanti White
Avanti Gold Metallic
Avanti Turquoise Metallic
Avanti Red Metallic
Standard/Optional Equipment
Power windowsStd
Air conditioningStd
Power steeringOpt
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