This 1950 Starlight Coupe Studebaker (known as "Rude Stude") has been completely customized. It has a custom aluminum rear sub frame with a nine inch Ford rear-end and Aldan billet coil-overs, custom four link with Panhard bar. It has disc brakes on front and rear. The front suspension is Heidt's IFS, Aldan coil-overs and springs, and shortened tubular A-Arms. The tilt steering column is from a 1974 Firebird and the car has GM rack and pinion steering. The front tires are B F Goodrich/15 inch, and the rear tires are Mickey Thompson/15.5 inch. The gas tank is 15 gallon Harwood. It has a 425 HP 1967 big block Chevy motor, 427 cid, steel crankshaft, forged aluminum pistons, Competition Cams camshaft, Erson gear drive, Competition Cams hydraulic lifters, Flo Cooler water pump, Rod Factory cooling fan, dual Optima batteries, 100 amp alternator, ported and polished Corvette heads, stainless valves and springs, roller rockers, painted smooth aluminum valve covers with Street and Performance breathers, Edelbrock Performer 750 cfm carb, GM HEI distributor, custom headers, and two inch tubing exhaust with Super Turbo mufflers. The block and accessories are painted PPG Purple Passion, accented by stainless pulleys and fittings. It has a 700R4 with a Road Runner converter and a GM driveshaft. It is a steel car with several body modifications - drip rails removed, pie cut front fenders, molded rear fenders, shaved door handles with door poppers, side opening decked trunk, seams filled, side trim removed, and a nosed hood with side opening. It has a custom 5 row radiator. The stock grille has been painted. The exterior has been painted PPG Vanilla shake white with graphics; stock painted headlight and taillight rings, and euro style outside mirror. The front bumper has been removed and the stock rear bumper has been painted. It has a two piece back window. The dashboard has been smoothed out. It has Auto Meter Comp series gauges with metal insert. It also has AM/FM/CD. The AC is Air-Tigue. It has Ron Francis wiring kit, Boyd billet steering wheel, Corvette front seats, and a custom rear seat. The interior is grey with grey carpeting. It was one of the cars chosen to be judged by Hot Wheels as one of the new hot wheels in 2018. The car is located in Phoenix AZ. Some partial trades considered - please no boats, RV's, motorcycles, or race cars. Serious inquiries only, please.
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