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1945 Studebaker Truck - Barn Find! Great For Project/Parts!

Make: Studebaker
Model: Studebaker
Trim: Truck
Year: 1945
Mileage: 156,247
VIN: M15-C2 5471
Engine: 169 cubic inches
Transmission: 4 Speed
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
Item location: Prospect, Pennsylvania, United States

1945 Studebaker Studebaker Additional Info:

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1945 Studebaker Truck


#M15-C2 5471

Nice project/parts vehicle!

Keys are still in the ignition.

We DID NOT attempt to start; but oil is very clean.

Engine does still turn by hand!

Includes original heater and spare rim (in bed).

Doors open and close nicely.

All glass is in good condition.

Looks to have been painted with some sort of

heavy black undercoating which has protected some of the rust-prone areas.

Title is listed as reconstructed/rebuilable/rebuilt;

eBay does not give an option for "NO TITLE".

We DO NOT have the title for this truck;

however, we are willing to assist buyers with obtaining one.

A Brief History of the Studebaker M15:

The M Series Studebaker trucks came in several versions both pre and post WW II. The M-5 was a 1/2 ton PU. The M15 was the 3/4 ton version. The M15A was the one & 1-1/2 ton version. The M5, M15, and M15A all came with the Champion 169 ci. engine, only. The M16 1-1/2 & 2 ton versions came with the more powerful Commander 226 ci. engine. The Studebaker US6 version was produced during the war to government specifications; using a different nose and engine configuration, in both a 4x6 & 6x6 versions of a 2-1/2 ton truck. In early 1945, Studebaker was given permission to produce some M Series trucks for civilian use. These early post war civilian trucks used the Studebaker US6 cab with the government style swing out windshield.

Like most truck producers, the Studebaker M Series trucks came with a variety of wheel bases and could be had in any number of body styles. Only pick-up beds were offered on the M5, M15, & M15A versions from the factory, however through several custom body manufacturers any number of configurations could be had on all versions.

While the M16 version used the larger Commander 226 ci. engine, through the use of a different fire wall on these cabs all the other front sheet metal stayed the same. However, a spacer was used in the front fenders to accommodate the larger front wheel track of the M16.

First put into production in November 1940, it saw extensive action during the Second World War, specifically in the South East Asia theatre against Japan. In particular, these Studebaker US6 version of the M Series Studebaker trucks were used in the construction of the Burma road. A large number of these trucks also served in the Russian forces as part of aid giving to the country by the U.S.

We can shrink wrap this truck for an extra charge to protect it during shipping.
This is from a collection of cars that we areliquidating for a customer;truck appears to be all original, but we have no way of authenticating it!
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Please contact Bill at724 712 3337within any inquiries!

(2) This car is being sold as a project car, or parts car. AS IS, WHERE IS! This car should NOT BE DRIVEN FROM OUR FACILITY; Any prospective buyer is welcome to have the car inspected at our facility by an independent third company.


A $500 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due within 24 hours of auction close! All items must be paid for in full within3 business days, unless we are notified to arrangedifferent payment methods! Wire transfer or cash on pick-up also accepted.

All car purchases can be stored at our facility for up to 7 days free of charge! After that a $20/day storage fee will be applied!

Title transfer fee IS NOT included in the purchase price.

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