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STUDEBAKER

1946-64 Tune-up Specifications

Year
Engine or 
Car Model
Spark 
Plug Gap
Point
Gap
Dwell
Angle
Firing
Order
Ignition Timing 
(BTDC or Mark)
Valve Lash
Intake
Exhaust
1946
Champion
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
1947-48
Champion
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
Commander
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
1949
Champion
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
Commander .025 .020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
1950
Champion
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
Commander
.025
.022
31-37
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
1951-52
Champion
.025
.020
35-38
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
Commander
.035
.016
21-30
18436572  1
IGN
.015H
.015H
1953-54
Champion
.025
.020
38-40
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
Commander
.035
.016
28-34
18436572  1
IGN
.022H
.022H
1955
6
.030
.020
39
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
V8
.035
.013
28-34
18436572  1
IGN
.026C
.026C
1956
6
.030
.020
39
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
V8 Studebaker
.035
.016
26-33
18436572  1
IGN
.026C
.026C
V8 Packard
.035
.017
31
18436572  1
IGN
Zero
Zero
1957
6
.030
.020
39
153624
IGN
.016C
.016C
V8
.035
.016
26-33
18436572  1
IGN
.026C
.026C
Golden Hawk
.035
.016
26-33
18436572  1
IGN
.026C
.026C
1958
6-186
.030
.020
38-40
153624
.016C
.016C
V8-259, 289
.035
.016
28-34
18436572  1
.026C
.026C
1959
6
.030
.020
38-40
153624
.018C
.018C
V8
.035
.016
28-34
18436572  1
.026C
.026C
1960
6
.030
.020
38-40
153624
.018C
.018C
V8
.035
.016
28-34
18436572  1
.026C
.026C
1961-62
6
.035
.020
37-41
153624
.026C
.026C
V8
.035
.016
28-32
18436572  1
.026C
.026C
1963-64
6
.035
.020
37-41
153624
.026C
.026C
V8 Std. Engine
.035
.017
27-31
18436572  1
.026C
.026C
1- Engine numbering front to rear:
Left 1357  Right 2468