i have found an old stutibacker pickup and wanted to know how to identify it by year and modle. i am having truble finding the vin. can you help please
An easy way to start to zero in on the year is to look at the tail lights and signal lights. The year used to be molded into the small lettering on the lens itself-if they or some are original. Once you get the approximate year, you can go from there but I don’t think they had different models of truck. You need to spell it correctly though-studebaker.
History of the VIN
"Detroit automobile manufacturers began stamping and casting identifying numbers on cars and their parts in the mid 1950’s . The primary purpose of this vehicle identification number (VIN) was to give an accurate description of the vehicle when mass production numbers were starting to scale in very significant numbers. The early VINs came in a range of variations depending on the individual manufacturer at that time.
In the early 1980’s the U.S. National highway Traffic Safety Administration (USDOT) required that all road vehicles must contain a 17 character VIN. This established the standard fixed VIN system which major vehicle manufacturers use currently. The result was a unique “DNA” style number for each individual vehicle rolled off the assembly line.
The Vehicle Identification Number was originally described in ISO Standard 3779 in February 1977 and last revised in 1983. The ISO-VIN was designed to identify motor vehicles, trailers, motorcycles and mopeds and consists of several parts described below."
This may be the reason you’re having trouble finding the VIN. It may not have one.
If you are interested in Studebaker, you can start with this article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studebaker
thank you for the asist and the spelling studebacker
You can insert Studebaker truck into your search engine and then click on images. This will display all kinds of pictures of these trucks. Find one that looks like the one you found, click on the picture and it should provide details.