THIS STUDEBAKER IS HEADED TO ARIZONA FOR AUCTION 4-20-2021 - BUY NOW !! OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY !! CALL ABC FOR DETAILS !! 406-549-1700 . 1949 Studebaker R5 Pickup , All Steel , Custom Molded Fenders , NO SEAMS , with an Early 392 Hemi (FE57****) (1957 Chrysler) - Dual Carter Competition Carbs (375H.P. ?) and a Push Button Torque Flite Automatic Transmission . Power Steering and Brakes . This truck's drivetrain was built by legendary Bonneville Salt Flats racer Gene Burkland of Great Falls Montana , who's 416 M.P.H. record still stands !! Google him !! Since his passing in 2009 , this truck has had over 2,000 manhours of custom metal fabricating and paint work , and took over a 7 year span to complete ! It is a must see truck , very cool one-off build . Please note the photo of Gene Burkland and one of his early drag cars from the 60's , notice the eerie resemblance and color of the Chevy pickup they are driving way back when , also note the Hemi in the dragster !
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