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1956 International Harvester Co. studio truck

350 Chevy Engine Swap

Automation / CNC Machines

1956 International Harvester S162  Studio Truck

OriginalCert. Gross horsepower   140 @ 3800rpm
Max G.V.W.                       16,000 lbs
Max G.C.W.                       29,000 lbs

2 spd electric shift rear.  5.12:1 high gear, 7:56:1 low gear

2002  near Plant City after being used as a well-drilling truck for a number of years.

Above:  2019 paint job:  87 Corvette red.
Below:  2004 paint job:  85 Corvette red
Pretty close.

2001-2002--frame-off restoration by Tom White near Plant City.

2004 after assembly, painting by Calvino and Carl Wenner.

Right and below:  2019 body work and repaint

Right:  2014 fuel tank replacement

Right & below:  2004 Engine swap
More details here:

Original straight 6.  BD264.  264ci with 4spd manual.

Calvino                                                        Hunter

OK, so here's the test. . . . 16 September 2003, transport 19,000# of steel for the floating roof planes & the suspended loft in the House in Ruskin--the trailer itself weighs in at 5000#, so that is a total of 24,000# - nearing the 29,000CGVW of the '56 IHC! - it grunted a little bit going over the bridge on Causeway BLVD, but that's about it . . . All went well!

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