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1950 Studebaker Champion Custom Series 9GKnow your VIN?
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Original Base Price $1,519.00
No. Produced 16,000
Body Maker Studebaker
No. Doors 4
Model Number W1
Weight 2,730lbs
Wheelbase 113 inches
Length 197.25 inches
Width 69.875 inches
Height 61.5 inches
Front Tread 56 7/16 inches
Rear Tread 54 inches
Type In line L-head
Displacement 169.6 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 & 4 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 7.0 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt
Brake Horsepower 85@4000
Rated Horsepower 21.6
Torque 138@2400
Main Bearings 4
Valve Lifters Mechanical
Block Material
Engine Numbers Starting 521001
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 2.60 to 1
2nd 1.63 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 3.53 to 1
Single plate
Clutch Size 8 inches
Differential Ratio 4.10
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Cam & lever
Service Hydraulic drum
Front Size 9 inches
Rear Size 9 inches
Emergency 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
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size 15 x 5
Tire Type 4 ply
Tire Size 6.4 x 15
Spare Location Trunk
Fuel 18 Gallons
Oil 5 Quarts
Transmission 1.5 Pints
Cooling System 10 Quarts
Rear Differential 2.5 Pints
Front Differential Not Applicable
Transfer Case Not Applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. G468101 to G686431
VIN Description
VIN Location On plate on left front door lock post. Add'l Serial Nos.: G851801 to G889014
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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
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
Paint Type
Colors Bahama Mist
Plaza Gray
Highland Mist
Bermuda Green
Copper Mist No. 2
Midnight Blue
Concord Blue
Falcon gray
Black Cherry
Fiesta Tan
Grove Green
Shenandoah Green
Steel Mist
Old Ivory
Aqua Green
Aero Blue
Comanche Red
Surf Gray
Standard/Optional Equipment
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