I chose this car specifically for the body style/lines, as it is a one year only in production.
I got sober in 2002 and racing has been my passion ever since. Old skool racing is where it’s at. I told my wife of 20 years at the time that I wanted to build a Gasser. She was on board immediately, and that is when the fun began.
My wife owns a costume shop in Old Sacramento and we wanted something to market the store during Halloween.
This car has been in my family since 1930
I have been working on my own vehicles since I was a kid. I have always had an imagination, allowing me to think outside the box and make things my own, via customization, with little to no money. This truck has helped me learn many new skill sets with fabrication and welding.
Bought it in CA on New Year’s Day 2004. Had it shipped to UK and then to Northern Ireland.
I purchased my ’39 so I could do Poker runs and cruise nights. I have entered it in a few Car Shows and I did win best GM at a show in Chatman, Ks.
My brother in law purchase it 1966 for $200.
I bought it in 1988 for $600
Had only my 9 year old girl and her friend to help me. It was crazy to have this 2 ton beast lurching around every time I hit the brakes. My girl decided that this will be her car when she starts to drive, and I’m cool with that. She helps me when I work on it.
A sleek little black Studebaker Lark caught my eye in West Virginia. Bought her and drove her home through a blinding rainstorm, didn’t even leak, but boy those old wipers got a workout!