Rare V8 3 speed Sudebaker Lark 259 cu inch 2 door Sedan

1961 Studebaker Lark for sale in Vinemont, Alabama, United States

Item location: Vinemont, Alabama, United States
Make: Studebaker
Model: Lark
SubModel: V8 3 speed manual trans
Type: Sedan
Year: 1961
Mileage: 60,266
VIN: 61V1826
Engine size: V8 259 cu in
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Studebaker Lark 1961



Now at age 76, after many years of restoring and driving old race cars, we have sold two of our shop buildings, and many of our cars, and I am being encouraged to sell most of my cars, and huge stock of Vintage parts.



this listing may be ended at any time (unless bids have been placed).


If you are interested in an early Vee-Eight Lark project that can be driven, this is a nice 1961 Lark V8 3 speed runner that has been stored inside in Tennessee for 50 or more years. It was repainted several years ago, while it was an occasional driver for many, many years by the same owner..


Not really " Rare", but solid early 2 door Larks with a V8 and manual transmission,

are not common, and are difficult to find at a reasonable price.



Driven about 300 miles in 2017, this Southern Lark has just gotten a new clutch assembly, and a remanufactured carb ( not shown in the engine picture, but shown in the video ), and the engine runs strong with no unusual noises or smoke. The car just needs an interior and a bit more TLC.


Here is a YouTube of it running....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH-5zsXOmf8


It is listed here with No Reserve

so that we can fund our 1960 holman - moody Lark race car (tribute)



The body is very straight. The paint presents well, with a few blemishes. Almost rust free, this is a typical Southern car that is 60 years old. I have tried to show the few minor areas of interest. The front passenger floor has a small area that was fiberglassed, and the drivers front floor has a larger area that was patched the same way. The rockers are solid, only a few small spots of paint bubbling. Fender lips are solid, and the trunk only has a hole the size of a dime.


The interior has the original seats that are in need of re-upholstering (the front has a slip cover, and the headliner has a couple of small holes and needs a bit of attention. Of course, if you upholster the seats and door panels, you will want to replace the headliner as well.

The windshield, rear window, and side glass are all good, although there is a scratched area on the drivers door glass. The windows roll up and down.


Tires are very good, and appear to have been replaced before we got the car. Steering is good, the brakes work but pull to one side, and we have not looked into adjusting them at this point.


I have many more pictures than ebay will allow me .


For sale without a reserve



Registered in Tennessee for over 40 years, it comes with a copy of the 1975 and 2017 Registration, as well as current Documents.




TERMS...

immediate $500 deposit by PayPal and balance by wire transfer within 5 Days. eBay deposits are non-refundable.

Stored inside FREE for up to 60 days if needed ………. after 60 days the cost is $60.00 per month
It may say 'pick up only' but we can arrange shipping almost anywhere.
Available at my shop in North Alabama, we have exported many cars and parts to Europe, Asia, and Down Under,and can assist you with arrangements
Dave Perry

Google OldSchool Restorations of North Alabama

See... http://www.undiscovered-classics.com/about/about-us-dave-perry/

and www.race-cardrivers.com/shop.htm



We ship many cars to Europe, Asia, and "Down Under," and will gladly assist you with arrangements ....


Other car, includethe ex Karl Flessa'59 Bugeye race car, a '60 Bugeye street car, a '65 Morgan +4 project, a '57 Mercury Montclair w/Lincoln 368 engine,the ex Bill Leonhardt/ Dan Gallant '57 Volvo 444 race car (oldest Volvo race car still actively racing ), 59'LaDawri Daytona 292 T'Bird w 3 deuces (SOLD) , a '60 Lotus 7 Series1,, the ex John Helms Fiat 124, spider race car, '72 TE27 Corolla Vintage race car, a'52 BucklerMk10 TaylorAlloyBody, the original Fiberfab Factory Azteca mid-engine Corvair/Porsche 356 base,a'58 Turner 803,aPreWar Ranger 440 Aircraft enginedrace car(SOLD)

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