Video of 1948 Studebaker with a RB20DET Driving

1948 Studebaker with a RB20DET Skyline powertrain

This 1948 Studebaker Champion was built by Chateau Stillwater Garage. The project was born from the love the classic Studebaker design and Skyline performance as detailed in our featured on the project last year. The builder did a great job of meshing the RB20 inline-six and five-speed manual from a R32 Skyline into the two-door … Read more

1946 Studebaker M16 with a Detroit Diesel V12

1946 Studebaker M16 with a Detroit Diesel V12

This custom creation is called the “Crudebaker” and was built by David Colvin. The project’s basis is a 1946 Studebaker M16 previously used for septic service. Under the body is a custom chassis built with International school bus axles in front and back. The custom chassis allowed him to install a 14.0 L (852 ci) … Read more

Studebaker Truck with a Turbo Diesel

1952 Studebaker truck with a Cummins 5.9 L 12v inline-six diesel

This 1952 Studebaker truck is riding on a 1998 Dodge chassis. It is currently powered by a Cummins 5.9 L 12v inline-six diesel with a single turbo and nitrous system. The engine is making arouind 440 horsepower and 1,090 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. The transmission is a Dodge NV4500 five-speed manual. In … Read more

1948 Studebaker with a Skyline Powertrain

1948 Studebaker with a RB20DET Skyline Drivetrain

After completing several projects Chateau Stillwater Garage wanted to create something really unique. The builder had already completed a Mazda RX-7 with a RB20DET and enjoyed it so much he wanted to use the engine in another project. Since almost all of his other projects used European and Japanese vehicles he decided to use an … Read more

Snapper’s Caterpillar Buggy

This Caterpillar hot rod was created as a tribute to the builder’s Grandfather who was an excavator. The builder had fond memories of operating those Caterpillar machines with his Grandfather. The builder had always wanted to build a hot rod using heavy machine parts and received his starting point after his Father offered him a … Read more