1953 Studebaker Tri-Star Commander
Up for auction is this original '53 Tri-Star. Numbers match. Original components. The car has been disassembled and stripped and cleaned and painted, ncluding all new wiring harnesses. Dash has been stripped and painted. Engine has been disassembled and gone through. The valves and seats have been ground. The carburetorhas been re-built. The fuel pump, enerator and starter have beendisassembledand inspected and restored as necessary. The radiator is new, attery is new, utomatic transmission has been serviced and inspected, ront pump seal behind the torque converter replaced, ransmission works well. All the brakes and wheel cylinders have been done. Brake drums are like new, ut have been turned just to freshen them up. The interior has to be finished. New door panels have been made, ut have to be covered. All the trim and clips are there. The rest of the interior has to be recovered including carpet. New headliner with the car, ot installed as of yet. The car has been restored to the original configuration. Every nut, olt, ose clamp and clips, tc.are factory including the wheels. The new owner may want to change wheel rims to accommodate radial tires. Engine is a 232 Commander V-8, riginal equipment, -barrel carburetor. The odometer shows 63,408 miles and throughout the restoration it correlates with all of the spring bushings, ontrol arm bushings being in good condition. As well as, t had what appears to be it's first set of replacement brake shoes and second set of tires. The original wide whitewall spare tire was in the trunk.