A Studebaker Reference Guide

1962

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Golden Hawk
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Lark Convertible
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Lark Wagon
Lark Daytona
1962 Lark Daytona
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1962 Hawk GT
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1962 Hawk GT interior
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Starting Serial Number: 62S - Lark...62S-1001
  62V - Lark & Hawk... 62V-1001
Location: On plate on left front door post.

Starting Motor Serial Number: 62S - Lark... S-210901
  62V - Lark... V-534901
  62V - Hawk... P-79801
Location: 6 and straight 8 - Upper left side of cylinder block.
  V8 - Top side front of cylinder block.

Production Information: 2-dr. Sedan 17,636
  4-dr. Sedan 41,894
  2-dr. Hardtop 7,888
  4-dr.Wagon 9,687
  Convertible 2,599
  Hawk 7,842
  Taxi & Chassis 1,772
Avanti    Month     Last Serial Number
  June 1024
  July 1038
  August 1156
  September 1369
  October 1618
  November 2023
  December 2389

General Specifications:
Model Wheelbase (In.) Tread (front) Tread (rear) Length Width Height Shipping Weight (lb.) Tire Size (In.)
All 2 dr Sedans & H.Top Conv. n/a n/a n/a 184.0 n/a n/a n/a 6.00-15*
All 4 dr. Sedans n/a n/a n/a 188.0 n/a n/a n/a 6.00-15
All Station Wagons n/a n/a n/a 187.0 n/a n/a n/a 6.00-15
All Hawk Models n/a n/a n/a 204.0 n/a n/a n/a 6.70-15

* Convertibles 6.50-15.

General Engine Specifications:
Model # of Cyl - Bore & Stroke # of Main Bearings Type of Lifter Used Displacement Taxable H.P. Developed H.P. Max. Torque Compression Oil Pressure
All 6 Cyl. 6 - 3 x 4 4 Mech. Adj. 169.6 21.6 112 @ 4500 225 @ 4500 8.5 40
All V8, exc. Hawk 8 - 3 9/16 x 3 1/4 5 Mech. Adj. 259 40.6 * note 1 * note 1 8.5 40
Hawk 8 - 3 9/16 x 3 5/8 5 Mech. Adj. 289 40.6 154@2000 300@2800 8.5 40

* note 1With 2 BBL Carburetor: HP- 180@4500, Torque- 260@2800. With 4 BBL Carburetor: HP-195@4500, Torque- 265@2800.

Engine Tune-Up Specifications:
Model Plug Type Plug Gap Dwell Point Gap Ign. Timing Compression Inlet Tappet (hot) Exhaust Tappet (hot) Fuel Pressure Min. Engine Idle
All, 6 Cyl H14Y .035 39 .020 4B 150 .024 .024 4 550
V8 H14Y .035 31 .015 4B 140 .026 .026 4 550

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