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Cylinderhead Gasket
I need a cylinder head gasket for a 1930 Durant Coupe. Flathead 6 cylinder Continental engine. I cannot find a data plate listing engine type / model. there is a casting mark of 11/13/29 on the cylinder head and the following number: 22AA605 The vehicle title list...
Views: 154   Replies: 3
Last Post: Mar 21, 2020 12:27pm
by Norman Toone
CANCELLATION OF 2020 DMAC NATIONAL MEET IN CLACKAMAS, OREGON
Hello Durantonians; After conferring with Phil Peters the host and organizer of the 2020 DMAC National Meet in Oregon, it has been decided to cancel this years event. The decision was not taken lightly as I know how much we all love getting together and the fun we...
Views: 127   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 19, 2020 6:08pm
by Tom Schaffer
DMAC Events
Just posted this to the Pacific Coast Facebook site, but thought I would also make a post here. Ok, I'm sure there have been discussions already but I guess I'll be the first to actually ask the question. Should the DMAC events scheduled, simply be moved to next y...
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Last Post: Mar 17, 2020 7:58pm
by Tom Schaffer
DMAC East Coast Chapter Spring Meet
The East Coast Chapter Spring Meet was planning to be held on the Eastern Shore of Maryland this April with trips planned for several of the local historic sites as well as some real good seafood eating around the area. Unfortunately our point man, on a recent trip t...
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Last Post: Mar 15, 2020 8:06am
by Mike Linthicum
Help! Rear cam plug/seal 1930 22A engine
My 614 has a severe oil leak on the rear of the engine. I thought it was the rear main seal, which I replaced, but the real problem is that the plug at the rear of the cam has disappeared (fell out of the block I guess). I think the way to fix it is to put in a new w...
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Last Post: Mar 14, 2020 6:28pm
by Bob Bush
For Sale: 1931 DeVaux Coupe in Eau Claire, WI
Hello Durant club members. I'm helping my mother sell a 1931 DeVaux Sport Coupe, pictured here: This car was restored by my grandfather, Harry Hoy. He was an accomplished restorer and body man. He spent much of his life running a garage and body shop in Chicag...
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Last Post: Mar 9, 2020 5:18am
by Norman Toone
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Don
Vin number
I just got a Durant from Danial Rose of AZ. looked for the vin number plate but no plate is there any where it is stamp on the car?
Views: 147   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 6, 2020 9:15am
by Norman Toone
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Dustin
1930 Durant
I'm trying to get some information on the value of a 1930 Durant I just picked up. Its a 4 door sedan right hand drive. Should run and it's mostly complete.
Views: 381   Replies: 15
Last Post: Feb 27, 2020 12:20pm
by Dave Schulte
tail light
Just wondering. Years ago while looking for a tail light for my 26' Star sedan, I was told that it used the same tail light as Cheverolet, which I managed to round up along with several glass lenses. Later saw the same tail light in an ad for embossed Star 6 lenses....
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Last Post: Feb 10, 2020 3:05pm
by John Langan
619 Headlight reflectors
Here is a sneak peek at the new plating work on my 1931 model 619 Head Light reflectors. Yeap, those are mine. The company that did the work, posted two pictures up on their Facebook page today. Rick https://www.facebook.com/AmericanPlatingCo/photos/a.751373...
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Last Post: Feb 3, 2020 9:14pm
by Don Shilling
DMAC needs your help! Our Editor is retiring!
Hello Durantonians! After 13 years of putting out one of the best car club magazines our Editor Carol Fogarazzo is retiring. Over the years the DMAC has one "The Golden Quill Award" for our Partner magazine numerous times and we are now looking to find someone who...
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2020 7:04am
by Mike Linthicum
A tribe of scribes...
Along the lines of finding someone to fill Carol's shoes... Are there any 'Jimmy Olsens' out there ... photographers and reporters that want to work with the editor of the Quarterly Partner (x-Daily Planet)?? We only print four issues a year, but developing int...
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Last Post: Jan 30, 2020 8:19am
by Bob Smith
Defferential ring gear & pinion gear
Ring gear part # F-3-41016 and the pinion gear to mesh with it are needed. On taking the differential apart I had chipped teeth on both gears and I am not sure they can be repaired. The spider gears are O. K. Any help would be appreciated. I do not have the part numb...
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Last Post: Jan 24, 2020 1:29pm
by Bill Hoge
car storage
Thought I'd check the wisdom bank of this forum. Does anyone have any pros or cons to express about storing a car in an enclosed aluminum trailer for the winter? I have my car in a trailer at my son's place - he has more space than I do. This will free up a garage st...
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Last Post: Jan 23, 2020 10:04pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Test
I'm experimenting with posting pictures. Ignore me. https://www.dropbox.com/s/z6r8ak5cylsu4lf/Durant%20pictures0001.jpg?dl=0
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Last Post: Jan 22, 2020 9:12pm
by Rick Botti
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Ross
Brassworks Radiators
Anyone used Brassworks Radiators in Paso Robles, Calif for any work? Looks like they can do it all.Ross
Views: 161   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 22, 2020 7:22pm
by Vince O'Brien
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Ross
1930 Durant 6-14 at Barrett-Jackson sold
Results from today(thursday) at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale for a 1930 Durant 6-14 wood wheel 4dr sedan,lot 616. I'd say the car was driver-level quality,MOSTLY original(a couple of non-original items, but nothing glaring), actually a little dirty for an auction prese...
Views: 140   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 17, 2020 4:55am
by Bob Smith
Accessing website issues
Depending on your location, domains durantmotors.com and durantmotors.org have had issues that continue to persist. However we have a backup, either durantmotors.net or DMACweb.com should work in most cases. Rick
Views: 387   Replies: 7
Last Post: Jan 15, 2020 9:23pm
by Rick Botti
1931 DeVaux Sport Coupe for sale.
There is a 1931 Rumble Seat, Sport Coupe for sale in California. It was part of a collection that was for sale in Riverside about a year ago. It is a good car and has a perfect history. First owned by a DeVaux dealer, Harry Hoy from Wisconsin. If interested, contact...
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2020 3:08pm
by Gary Yelle
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KJ
Cliff Durant watch mystery
I have this watch which is engraved "Scooter" Congratulations and sincerest wishes Cliff Durant 6-18-36". I have researched Cliff, but I cant figure out who is/was "Scooter"? I plan on selling the watch any suggestions on venue and price would also be of help.
Views: 120   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 10, 2020 3:27pm
by Brian Johnson
Durant Rugby racer for sale
Something you don’t see everyday. https://youtu.be/v5-RZ2sTyYs
Views: 206   Replies: 6
Last Post: Jan 4, 2020 10:04pm
by cdmn
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Everyone: A very Happy and Prosperous New Year from the Canadian bunch. We are in the midst of a snowfall making everything look pretty and white. It will be about 3 months before we can get back at working on our cars, unless someone has a heated garage. Mine is no...
Views: 124   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jan 2, 2020 11:03pm
by Rick Botti
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas and a Fantastic New Year!! Rick
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Last Post: Dec 24, 2019 12:52pm
by Rick Botti
Wishing all you Durantonians a very very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah season
Hello All you Durantonians! Before things get crazy and I forget to do this, I want to wish all my fellow Durantonians a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah season. I hope Santa brings you lots of things for your Durant this year and that he gives you good health...
Views: 85   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 24, 2019 10:09am
by Ross
Rugby and Durant Vehicles for sale in S. America
In my browsing for US built cars (mainly pre-war Packards) for sale in South America, I came across the following listings for Rugby and Durant cars. Most look like projects (some serious projects) and there is the issue of getting the vehicle from South America to t...
Views: 104   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 21, 2019 9:34am
by Don Shilling
1931 (wood wheel) DeVaux.!!
Hi All: OH, if I were younger...but I am not. There are only 2 DeVaux,s (that I know of) that have the wood wheels. One coupe in California and the black sedan in Canada. I have been contacted by the owner and he wants to sell. This is our chance to get that ca...
Views: 213   Replies: 3
Last Post: Dec 19, 2019 11:52am
by Gordon F. Curl
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Daniel
Desert Center Auction Sedan
So I won the Durant sedan at the Desert Center,Ca auction last week and was able to clean it out this weekend and get a good look at things. IMO it not a restoration candidate, I have seen some very nice examples that do not fetch enough money to justify the time...
Views: 213   Replies: 6
Last Post: Dec 17, 2019 5:55pm
by Daniel
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Dave
Ignition switch
Is there anyone who specializes in ignition switches,or has a catalog for early 30s ignition switches,will gladly buy a catalog for the info, Dave
Views: 106   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 4, 2019 9:30am
by Dave
star 6 distributor
What is the auto lite distributor and cap number
Views: 129   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 27, 2019 12:02pm
by Tom Edmonds
Dontate today to the Durant Motors Automobile Museum Foundation!
Hello Durantonians! Well for those in the U.S. it's getting closer to the end of the year and the close of our tax year. Those of you looking for last minute non-profit tax donations have to look no further than donating to our own Durant Motors Automobile Museum F...
Views: 84   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 25, 2019 10:57am
by Mike Linthicum
2020 calendar.. ready
The 2020 Durant Motors Automobile Club calendar is available: $15 each Send payment to Pam VonBergen, 2471 Brush Creek Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404-1623 include postage; $5.40, $17.25US for Canada, $23.50US International
Views: 146   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 23, 2019 7:08am
by Bob Smith
2020 calendar
just asking if the 2020 calendars are for sale still showing 2019 on the web site want to order some for christmas presents thanks jeff
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Last Post: Nov 22, 2019 5:18pm
by jeff quicksell
1930 Durant Hubcap Paint Scheme
I'm trying to find out how the original 1930 Durant Model 407 hubcaps were painted. The ones I have are painted in different ways. Some are painted black where the Durant name is, and they are painted red in different areas. I haven't had any luck in finding a pictur...
Views: 103   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 16, 2019 6:08am
by Jim Pardubsky
On-line Auction
An on-line auction coming up Nov 2nd...Looks like some interesting stuff....Their is a Durant sedan, looks to me to be an M-2?...Has a W-5...What is the sugnificance of the W-5 engine having cooling system plates in place of soft plugs?...Canadian? https://www.bid...
Views: 327   Replies: 18
Last Post: Nov 4, 2019 5:21pm
by Daniel
shipping chassis
I bought a 1922 touring chassis complete and it is in Montana. I am looking for someone that can deliver it to north Texas. Anyone know any of truckers that run out of that area? If not it looks like a long road trip for me next week. Thanks
Views: 186   Replies: 6
Last Post: Oct 30, 2019 2:31pm
by Don Shilling
Star Woody Mail Truck For Sale AACA Forum
Saw this interesting Star on the AACA Forum. Interesting vehicle. Frank Member Randy Spence Posted Monday at 08:04 PM (edited) This is a 1926 Star. M body style . It is looking for a collector of rare cars. This is a one of a kind. Comes with all th...
Views: 178   Replies: 4
Last Post: Oct 25, 2019 12:50pm
by Ross
Durant touring cars.
Looking at this site and through the photos I see a lack of touring bodied Durants in North America for the 1928 and later years. Where there not many made or did not many survive? I think it would interesting to find one in any condition and attempt to revive it. An...
Views: 335   Replies: 16
Last Post: Oct 22, 2019 1:43pm
by Norm Toone
Facebook PCC - San Jose show
Hi Rick: Your participation in the San Jose Car show with the accompanying pictures was simply grand. Sure was great to see the attention the Durant Motora Automobile club gathered. I watched the whole show and it was sure great. Wish we could make it some year, but...
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Last Post: Oct 16, 2019 9:29am
by Gordon F. Curl
Roadster Interior
Hi All. Cathy's Star roadster is ready for the interior. We need some pictures and ideas for the interior. Please help with this project. Thanks, Cathy & Frank
Views: 178   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 16, 2019 8:51am
by Frank Witkowski
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Ross
Parts for hershey
Just received this note last night.Pamdoud@aol.com From a friend that recently passed away. Splash aprons marked 30-31 Durant,NOS. Can bring to Hershey, otherwise might go to scrap. If NOS get them and hang on your shop wall. Ross
Views: 256   Replies: 9
Last Post: Oct 16, 2019 12:20am
by Mike Linthicum
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Dave
Free wheeling
Hello everyone, I’m still looking for a dash pull knob or control knob for the free wheeling on my 32 devaux,it says F.w. And below it says in.i don’t know how to describe it other than it looks like it has vertical wings on each side,I’d appreciate...
Views: 101   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 15, 2019 10:59am
by Dave
Hershey, Pennsylvania Car Show October 9th through 12th, 2019
It's starting to turn to the fall season and it's time for the largest car show and flea market in America again. The Hershey Car show is loaded with lots and lots of things to do. Car Corral with over 500 cars for sale, thousands of flea market spaces, antique car r...
Views: 257   Replies: 6
Last Post: Oct 14, 2019 11:40am
by Mike Linthicum
Star Engine on AACA site
Found a 1923 Star engine, need info please By Gilks, 19 hours ago in General Discussion Gilks Newbie Gilks Members 0 1 post Posted 19 hours ago Hello all, I have been a lurker on the forum for a while but finally have something worth posting....
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2019 3:53pm
by Norm Toone
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Robin
Wndshield weatherstrip.
So on this 1928 Sedan I am re-building what do you guys use for a replacement for the weather seal on the windshield? I see it fits into a groove all around the sides and bottom but have not seen any available that matches the original. Does anyone sell something lik...
Views: 195   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 1, 2019 4:16pm
by Robin Baker
1928 Star Radiator Emblem
What is the diameter (in inches) is the 1928 Star radiator emblem? Are repros made for this emblem? Thanks dk
Views: 118   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 1, 2019 11:43am
by Norm Toone
Auction in Idaho
Their is going to be an auction coming up in Kingston, ID which is in the Kellogg area....150 cars with parts cars/junk....I see in one of the back corners of building is a Star Touring (what model?...could go cheap?)) This was on facebook and my son brought it to my...
Views: 133   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 25, 2019 12:43pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Restoration in Progress
Anyone interested in an ongoing progress reports with pics, check out the work on my 1924 Star "C" Touring. Go to Facebook and search Automotive Wood Bodies. While there note the finishing work on a 1928 Durant Sedan. Verrrrry Impressive!
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Last Post: Sep 13, 2019 7:18am
by Robin Baker
2019 Black Hills Durant Rally
Greetings, DMAC Members! My name is Paulette Ford and this is the first time I've been here on the "Forum" part of our Durant website! So, I HOPE I'm doing this correctly! Just want to let everyone know that things are pretty much in place for our upcoming Septem...
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2019 3:04pm
by D J Federlein
1929 bendix duo servo brake shoe return springs
need help locating brake shoe return springs, takes 2 per wheel,1- 6 3/8" between the hooks and 1- 3 5/8" between the hooks, both are 7/16 diameter Thank You
Views: 115   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 10, 2019 12:01pm
by Dave Webster
2020 DMAC National Tour
It's just a few days before this years DMAC annual meet in South Dakota gets underway. Guess what, Phil Peters has already been been working on next years event and I'm happy to announce that we'll kickoff the New Roaring Twenties in Clackamas, Oregon. Check the C...
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2019 5:23pm
by Rick Botti
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