1929 Studebaker President 8

Price: US $28,000.00 Item location: North Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Studebaker
  • Model: President Eight
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1929
  • Mileage: 37999
  • VIN: 6020295
  • Color: Red
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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1929 Studebaker President Eight

1929 Studebaker President 8 Model FEX-2 Seven-Passenger Sedan. An elegantly styled automobile, it features dual, side-mounted spare tires, a spacious and comfortable seven-passenger interior and a smooth running and powerful Studebaker Eight engine.

Major engine work on this vehicle includes new babbitt on the engine mains, connecting rods and .02 over-sized pistons. Also rebuilt during restoration were the starter, generator, water pump, distributor and the carburetor. The engine block head and face were properly machined, and a valve job included the adding of stainless steel valves. A rebuilt water pump with an aluminum billet was used, as was an outside oil filter. A complete 8-volt conversion and re-wiring was performed with Buss fuses for easy troubleshooting and maintenance. As a result, this vehicle's engine runs extremely smoothly, so smooth in fact that a nickle has been made to balance on the engine while it was running.

Body restoration includes new upholstery and proper exterior body work with a refinishing in an attractive red with black fenders color combination. During restoration, the body's original wood and top were found to be in very good condition and reused; the top was treated with a top coat sealant. All wheels were sandblasted, inspected for loose spokes, and completed with new rim flaps, tubes and tires. Other upgrades include turn signals, electric wipers and a low pressure electric fuel pump. Restored to be a reliable and enjoyable vintage automobile.

**Vehicle comes from a no title state so the car is sold with previous registration**

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