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new honeycomb rad
i have a recored honeycomb rad for sale 26/27 star model r may fit a 4 cyl. also ? 800$ plus shipping.
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2011 8:48pm
by brian boys
What is an Avatar URL ?
Question: What is an Avatar URL? Answer: It's a new feature that allows to insert a small picture of your car, dog, cat, yourself, etc, as a way to identify yourself. I have inserted a small picture of my car as an example. Question: So how can I do that? An...
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2011 10:51am
by Rick Botti
Possible hauling from PA to Wyoming
Hi Fellow Durantians, I just bought a 1919 Model T Ford in Wyoming. I'm planning to go pick up the car in October. We'll be leaving eastern PA on October 5th. Going out I will be traveling with an empty, open trailer from PA, to Wisconsin, To Western Onterio (Inte...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 4:15pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Working on website
Over the next few days I will be moving a large number of files from an old server to a new one. This means that you will notice broken links primarily, but not limited to the Past Events and Photographs sections of the website. This will be a slow and tedious p...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 1:08pm
by Norm Toone
1926 Star in Oct Auction and MANY early Cars.
All, Frank, There is a 1926 Star car ("cut coupe"?) in the VanDerBrink Auctions listing (Tel:507-673-2517, 605-201-7005 or www.vanderbrinkauctions.com); in "The Johnson Collection", on page 107 of the new Oct 2011 Hemmings magazine. Auction is 15 October at La Mo...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 8:38am
by Lance Chabot
Durant & Frontenac Tail light Lens & Bezels For Sale
Hi All...... There is an ad for these new reproduction Lens and Bezels on the AACA forum. These are the type with the beehive and etched name, used on later cars. The fellow is in New Zealand. You can follow the link for detailed info and pictures. http:/...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 4:53am
by Norm Toone
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 4:14am
by Norm Toone
I am happy to announce that Mac Irvine has completed the restoration of his 1929 Model 40 Sedan. Current pictures have been added to the Durant page of the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2011 8:12pm
by Rick Botti
Unusual Model of Rugby/Star
Nosing thru Ebay I came across a 1926 Rugby for sale down under. This car has several unusual features that I noticed. The engine side firewall is different than any M or F Star that I have ever seen. On the inside, the instruments are the same as a '26 Star or Rugb...
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2011 11:30am
by Frank Witkowski
Are any of the club members going to Hershey this year? I plan to go 3 of the days. Tom
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2011 10:40am
by Ed Vomero
New Board of Directors Members
Hi All..... Had a great time in Vancouver!! Got a chance to meet some old friends and make new ones. I have added these members to the BOD: Don Shilling, Central region Gary Yelle, Western region With these two additions the Board is com...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2011 10:29am
by Frank Witkowski
Spicer Failed
Recently I started to hear a chatter or knocking sound coming from the rear of the motor. The sound was present even at idle and the car developed a weird vibration at 30-45mph. So after a phone call with Lance Haynes, I checked the Spicer. It appeared to be time to...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2011 9:42am
by Rick Botti
Looking for parts
Starting my search for some parts that will be needed in my restoration. Not at the point of needing them just yet, but want to put it out there. 1. Robe Rail for back of seat 2. Foot Rest for Floor 3. Coincidental ignition switch & Locking device. Doesn't need...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2011 7:34am
by Mike Linthicum
Canada Meet is underway
Cars arrived today. Thursday starts first day of touring. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2011 7:27am
by Bill Hoaglan
Looking For Info.
I know this is not Durant related but really need information on the 1939 Cadillac Series 6119f or just plain 6119. The AACA Library had nothing and I talked to GM Archives and they had nothing on the 6119f. The 6119f had a division or partition between the front and...
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2011 5:21pm
by Lance Chabot
More Tow and Trailer tips.
Vince and all; More Tow and Trailer tips. Currently I own 5 trucks and a Jeep of various ages and sizes from ¼ ton to 1 Ton, 4 X 4 and regular axle, automatic and stick trans., which are all good for some things. Some are antiques; 1947 Jeep CJ-2A , 59 Chevy...
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Last Post: Sep 12, 2011 8:42pm
by Lance Chabot
car for sale
Hello all. We are offering for sale a beautiful 1931 Durant 6-14 Sedan for sale. Its a perfect runner and ready to go, asking price is $21,000.00 or best offer. The car is located in Edmonton. If your interested write me at canadiansteamengines@gmail.com
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2011 2:55pm
by Dave Hoover
Trailer question
I'm trailering my Star to Vancouver and back and then my Model T to another tour near Santa Barbara. 3000+ miles. I bought the trailer used about 1000 miles ago and have never inspected the brakes. I know nothing about trailer brakes. The nearest trailer service d...
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2011 10:10pm
by Lance Chabot
Need New valve Springs
After having the engine rebuilt, the new higher compression is to much for the old valve springs. Looking as to where I can acquire new ones or at least the Out side dimensions, and the installation height of new ones. For A-22 engine.
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Last Post: Sep 7, 2011 5:32am
by Lewis Mendenhall
Leaf spring mtg pins
I am reworking the leaf springs on a D75 and noticed wear on the pins that are press-fit through the leaf and hold them to the shackles. These are hardened pins that are 0.875" in diameter and have a taper on both ends that ride in the shackle. I am thinking to make...
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2011 10:16am
by Bill Hoaglan
Car for sale
If you want a Durant car that is ready to drive and enjoy, not just to work on all the time, mine is for sale. Pictures can be seen in the photograph section of this website. Asking 16,000. email jgrg101@yahoo.com or phone 740.282.6667
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2011 7:29am
by Jim Glover
Durant Restoration Video
After getting a lot of questions from people about the restoration job of the car, I thought I would video my grandfather with the car going over his restoration work. If anyone is interested, I was planning on bringing the DVD to the meet in Vancouver next week....
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2011 5:01am
by Frank Witkowski
A-22 Oil Pump
For years people in the know complemented me on the great oil pressure on my 22. I assumed it was due to the very low mileage and every thing was tight. I was blissful in my ignorance!! I removed the oil pump and ran some parts cleaner through it to remove the...
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Last Post: Sep 5, 2011 11:08am
by Bill Hoaglan
Whose Star is (are) this (these /
did youtube "new westminister easter car parade, 4-24-2011" Wondering if these are club members ? guy
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Last Post: Sep 5, 2011 8:28am
by Gordon F. Curl
Pool Noodles
Labor Day brings about a lot of end-of-season sales on toys and other goodies meant for summer. Each year I buy a few foam pool noodles to protect me and the cars in the garage. They are usually under a dollar, often way under a dollar. Run a string through on...
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2011 2:31pm
by Justin Schiess
Have had 3 seizures - a fall....and now a bad hip and shoulder.... Must sell the DORT...can not finish it... Is a 4 Door - Convertible...over half restored...runs.... I have pics of course - and can send them if you mail me..... ?? I figure at least 16k for it.......
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2011 7:06am
by Justin Schiess
Snap Ring Tool for Durant Tires
Hello everyone... Does anyone have a photo of the tool that is used to take off the snap ring around the tire of the Durant. My Dad said he had one but we could not find it in the garage. I need a photo for my sister to do a search for it in the garage. We have mo...
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2011 8:12pm
by Wendy Alvarez
1931 DURANT 6-14
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2011 8:27pm
Freshly Rescued Dealer Sign for the New DMAC Museum
OK guys n gals, as soon as the rest of ya'll get the Museum built I have the perfect entry sign for the front door!!!! I've never seen one like this before and it may be rare. It was rescued from Billings, OK. Billings is 75 miles North of OK City on the West side o...
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2011 5:16pm
by Ken McCormick
Parts Hauled From Vancouver.
If I can get a pair of 30 Durant rear fenders and a hood to Vancouver, would anyone be willing to haul them to anywhere closer to Iowa? The parts are in BC now. I'm hoping I can get them hauled to Vancouver by that moose farmer in Kamloops. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2011 12:26am
by Ken (Mosse farme...
Tie Rod Ball
What do others do with worn tie rod balls? Does anyone make replicas, or do you just repair them and try to make them as round as possible? A local engineering shop said they can set up to make me a couple new ones, but it was far from a cheap price. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2011 4:18am
by Shane Hoffmann
New Zenith Carb Follow-up??
I have decided to go with a modern carburetor to replace the Model A Ford unit that my car came to me with in 2001. Research has me looking at three Zenith models, 14544, 13922, and 14991. The first two were written up here in the tech section by Rick and the 14991...
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2011 4:02am
by Justin Schiess
1924 Flint Clutch to Tranmission Coupling Pictures
Hi All.... These are the pictures from Dave Webster's Flint post. Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2011 9:48am
by Dave Webster
1930 Durant Coupe Parts
Hello Everyone I have a number of 1930 Durant Coupe parts for sale, including... 6 Cylinder Engine Transmission Starter Exhaust Manifold Fan and Pulley Fuel Pump Water Pump Distributer - Bottom Only Fenders - Front and Rear Rear Fender Fairings Hood -...
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Last Post: Aug 27, 2011 3:15pm
by Ken Thompson
Generator End Plate
Has anyone a spare drive end plate (Part GAL-1065) for a GAL-4105 or GAL-4107 generator? This plate is about 6 3/4" across at the widest and is stamped inside with GAL-65. I'm also looking for good armatures - GAL-2066 and GT-2006. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2011 5:27am
by Mac Irvine
1926 Star M hood
I need a hood for 1926 Star "M" . Anyone know of any available?
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:57pm
by Dennis Olson
1931 durant 6-14 coach...what are you willing to pay???
Durant friends, As you know, I am offering my Durant for sale....an unrestored, original vehicle with only a few negatives. Rather than see it lost to the world....or to see it stay with me and maybe never get restored or used ....I am asking all of you out there in...
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:45pm
1924 Flint clutch to transmission coupling
Any information on a 1924 Flint clutch to transmission coupling using 4 pie shaped rubber segments in a housing between the 2 U joints??
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 10:29am
by Frank Witkowski
Missing Chrome piece (Part of Canopy top mechanism.)
I am looking for a small chromed piece that is on either side of the car near the back past the rear door. Mine is a touring. Not sure of the name of it. It seems like a cap but screws on and is part of the whole canopy top mechanism. Any help as to where I could fin...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2011 10:13am
by David N. Blyler
Blackboard upholstery base
Blackboard was available some years ago in the US. It is a reasonably stiff rubber sheeting that could be used as replacement firewall, rumble seat side panel liner etc. It was covered by the upholstery of your choice. The sheets were 3/16" to 1/4" thick and would be...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 2:27pm
by Gordon F. Curl
key switch
Looking for key switch for 1929 model 60 Durant. MARK
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 8:37am
by Mark Johnson
Idle speed
Billy C. must be smiling upon me and my garage because I have made some good progress with the fleet lately. The Durant is running better than ever. Is there a recommended speed to set the idle? After adjusting the valves and fiddling with the mixture it is runn...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 5:11am
by S. Blomquist
1928 body paint color
Sometime in the near future I will be needing some information on body paint colors that Durant offered in their lineup for 1928. This body year was manufactured by the Hayes-Hunt Body Co for Durant's assembly plant at the Elizabeth NJ site. Does anyone have names or...
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Last Post: Aug 20, 2011 4:17pm
by Phil Peters
Paint Color
Does anyone have paint chips that covers the 1929 Durants? Specifically my color is blue body, black fenders and grey trim but there are only 2 blues listed on the paint color list on the tech page. Any help would be appreciated. Phil
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Last Post: Aug 20, 2011 4:12pm
by Phil Peters
NOS Distributor Housing
I have just located some NOS distributor housings (p/n GT-121 Generator Ignitor Housing Extensions) for the 1928-1929 Durants with Continental 14L & 15L engines. These are the right angle drive housings that adapt the distributor to the end of the generator. It turns...
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2011 5:40pm
by Phil Peters
Sorry to be a bother - but the car I bought, a 1930 617 standard coupe, does not have a a vin plate on the passenger side firewall, but there is a plate on the passenger side floor with the #L1739. Would this be the vin # for title purposes? I'm nervous as, apparentl...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 10:32pm
by Jack Connor
The rumble seat couple I just bought, with the "6," doesn't have the hood with horizontal bars, but appears to be the "4" cylinder hood with vertical venting..Did some 6 cylinder cars come with the vertical vent hood sides, or has someone changed the hood? thanks, gary
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 7:19am
by Frank Witkowski
hood (research)
OK - just answered my own question with a little more research. It appears I own the "standard 617," and according to a corrected replacement brochure A-30-617, the car did, indeed, come with vertical hood louvers.. Thanks - looking foward to joining the organization...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 7:19am
by Gary Thompson
Star Moto Meter
I have an original Star Moto Meter with excellent original graphics. Both the glass lenses are unbroken and clear and the thermometer is in proper working condition. IF anyone has an original car looking for an original and well preserved moto meter, please reach out...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2011 10:34am
by Jason
D40 suspension, steering, brakes, axles and more for sale
I am looking to sell everything from the pitman arm to the rubber and everything in between. Here is my post from Kijiji I would rather sell it to someone in person as a complete package. http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-engine-engine-...
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Last Post: Aug 11, 2011 1:06pm
by Paul Durant
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