This 1960 Studebaker Champ truck has had its flathead inline-6 replaced with a diesel inline5 from a Mercedes-Benz, likely an 80 horsepower 3.0 liter turbodiesel OM617. Find it in Animas, NM currently bidding for $224 with 3 days to go via ebay.
Thanks to tip from DT regular Scot.
The seller doesn’t specify which inline-5 cylinder Mercedes-Benz turbo diesel is used in this strange hot rod, but it looks like an OM617.
This Studebaker Champ will need lots of attention before it can be used as a daily driver, but it does have considerable potential.
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