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What's On Your Project List This Winter ???
Hi All.... What are you working on this winter? My first project is to make some more room! Cathy says I need to clean up some of the garages before I bring anymore cars home. Guess I better not tell her about the 1923 T roadster she is getting for Christmas...
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Last Post: Dec 21, 2009 7:57pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Body Color
I am restoring a 1930 Rugby S4. The fenders and body are black. Does anyone know if that is the only color they came in? Michael E. Kisber michael@kisberenterprises.com www.kisberenterprises.com (901) 490-2576
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2009 5:36am
by Norm Toone
Ignition Keys
Can any one help me with a key for a D40 1928/1929 rugby. I purchased a barrel and key from frank some time ago.However it will not fit my Clum Switch. Have managed to repair switch and at present use a small screw driver to turn on & off. Would prefer to use a...
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2009 2:48am
by John Sweeney
Josh B
oddity of a Durant
Hello, I recently acquired a Durant from my grandfather. this old truck has sit in his back yard for many years. i wanted the truck for years, and finally got it about a year ago (although i just brought it home a couple months ago) what i am wondering though,...
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2009 11:50pm
by Josh B
Transmission color
The restoration process continues on my "28" Durant D75 at a slow but steady pace. I am looking for information on the original colors for the transmission, differential and the undercarriage. Since the engine is the Gray/Green, one could assume the transmission coul...
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2009 7:35am
by Mike Linthicum
GM Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction
FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/15/09) -- The Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction. The industrial complex was divided into four sections, and each of those parcels has a new owner. The chant of the auctioneer filled the atrium a...
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Last Post: Dec 16, 2009 9:16am
by Lance Haynes
door and window handles
Anyone have some outer and inner door handles and window cranks for a 30 coupe? Mine are not the right ones and dont fit as they should --specially the outer ones--Escutchion plates are wrong. Even just the plates would be a help. 1930 model 614 durant deluxe RS cou...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2009 1:22pm
by Norm Toone
Engine Color 1930 Rugby S4 Pickup?
I have a 1930 Rugby S4 Truck we are restoring Frame Off. you can see it on www.kisberenterprises.com. I am wondering what is the correct color for the engine? please contact: Michael E. Kisber (901) 490-2576 or email michael@kisberenterprises.com
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2009 11:41am
by Rick Botti
winter projects
I need to do a valve job on our Durant, but can not find the car in the garage. I know it is in there because my wife asked if she could store some more of her plunder in the back seat
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Last Post: Dec 12, 2009 6:46am
by Frank Witkowski
Light cross reference info
Pass this on for anyone interested. I've been wondering if there is a cross reference book for fender / cowl light lenses. Recently there was a head light on Ebay the seller wasn't sure of. Lense was 28 - 30 Durant while rusty pot wasn't. In talking to her I mentione...
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Last Post: Dec 12, 2009 4:51am
by Norm Toone
Durant Motors Flint Car Factory for sale
Here is some very intertesting news on Billy's Durant Motor's Flint car factory. FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/09/09) -- When the Great Lakes Tech Center goes up for auction next week, a historic Flint landmark will be sold at the same time. ABC12's Randy Conat takes a...
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2009 10:38am
by Lance Haynes
other owners
I try to find others Durant Star 1926 coupe for exange of pics and tips.
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Last Post: Dec 8, 2009 3:03am
by Norm Toone
gary k
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Last Post: Dec 7, 2009 6:42am
by Frank Witkowski
INCREIBLE!! Durant funcionando!!
Estimados amigos! hoy, 26 de noviembre de 2009, mi hijo Agustin y yo pusimos a funcionar despues de 25 años, nuestro Durant D60 1929 Touring, con gran alegria festejamos este momento y lo queriamos compartir con todos ustedes. Un Abrazo, "Carmona Team" PD: mu...
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Last Post: Dec 4, 2009 2:33pm
by Walter Pre
Durant Step Plates
Hi Fellows: I had a friend phone me with a lead on a couple of NOS ? Durant Step Plates. Seems as if some chap in Saskatchewan had a couple that he would be willing to trade for Model T Parts. If you are interested call 306-775-0995 He had his ad posted on a Mo...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2009 2:04pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Dort price reduced
I have been able to reduce the price on my late father's 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan. Now asking only $9800 It has a mostly restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. It still needs some work, but i...
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Last Post: Dec 2, 2009 7:35pm
by Bonnie Duncan
Generator end cover on ebay
Check out item #250539213339 this item is listed in the Overland column, there are two end covers being sold and one appears to be for an A-22 (i'm not sure if Star was using this same part) this is the pot metal part that houses the distributor and are hard to come...
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2009 7:49am
by Bill Hoaglan
Need a body part for my 1924 Star F
I am in need of the front splash apron which fits below the radiator and between the front frame ends. I will consider any condition as I can always use a bad one as a pattern. Thanks, Bob
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Last Post: Nov 27, 2009 4:13pm
by Glenn Guild
Happy Thanksgiving to all my Durant Friends!
For all those Durantonians in the good ole USA, Happy Thanksgiving!. Will be traveling on the road today to head to North Carolina to celebrate with family. 9 hour road trip, though with traffic could turn into 15 hours, I hope not. So I'm sending this out early to m...
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Last Post: Nov 26, 2009 10:01am
by Charles A. Spitz...
LOCOMOBILE 8-70 Engine For Sale
All, I have just been contacted by a Mr. Jim Fasnacht of Houston TX (713-256-6511)who picked up a "mostly" complete 1928(?)Loco 8-70 Lycoming, Straight Eight. Loco 8-70 data plate and engine casting date 1927. He got the engine in a group of parts and desperate...
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Last Post: Nov 25, 2009 5:08pm
by Lance Chabot
Turkey Rod Run
Will there be any other Durant owners at the event? I'll be here all weekend driving around. Would be nice to meet some other owners. My cell phone is 386-871-5223. I'm also looking for extra wooden wheels and a straight front axle to build a period trailer to tow be...
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Last Post: Nov 24, 2009 4:34am
by Bruce Butler
r6a carb arms
I have a M4 with the stock r6a carb "BUT" the levers are broke part #01516 and #02253 does anyone have an old carb with the levers still good? OR can someone tell me where i can get them? thanks Don
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2009 9:28pm
by Don Gaskill
Water pump grease
I am looking to purchase some water pump grease and have been having difficulty locating it. Does anyone know where or who I can purchase it from?
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2009 8:08am
by Rick Botti
29 Rugby Gas tank
Hi all! Just wondered if anyone could point me toward a source to replace my tank? I pulled it for a badly needed cleaning and the bottom fell out. The engine runs and the pump works so it's a good day!
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Last Post: Nov 22, 2009 9:27am
by Ken McCormick
Loss For Words,,,,,,,
Folks, I came across this on ebay and wanted to post a comment about it here on DMAC but just couldn't find the words to start with. Perhaps some of you'ns could help me out and start some comments about this THING? ebay # 280418497033
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2009 10:05am
by Scott Nussbaum
For Sale 1920 Rubber Universal Joint Discs!!!!!!!!
I have a large number of 1920 Durant rubber universal joint discs to sell. Fit models A-22, 4 cylinders, and B-22 6 cylinders. Price $25.00 each plus shipping. mribbich@wi.rr.com or 1-262-392-2989 Thanks!!! Marv.
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2009 2:52am
by marvin ribbich
For Sale 1930-32 Durant Timing Chains!!!!!!!
I have few 1030-32 Durant timing chains to sell models 1930-32 6-10,4cylinder & 407 Truck,with cont W8 eng., 1930-32 6-14, 6-12, 6-19, 6-21, 6-22 with cont 22A eng. Price $100.00 each plus shipping. Thanks!!! mribbich@wi.rr.com or 1-262-392-2989 Marv.
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2009 2:49am
by marvin ribbich
What was the last model year the Star had a hand-crank?
Hello, I'm writing a novel that is a blend of family stories and invention on my part. I want to have my main character drive a hand-crank car and I'd like to merge it with things I do know about my family, which is namely that an uncle used to sell Star cars here in...
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Last Post: Nov 19, 2009 8:26am
by Mike Linthicum
Durant Advertising - Lantern Slides
The picture at the top of the forum was scanned from a 1920’s lantern slide. These slides were shown in movie theaters at the beginning of a film as Durant advertising. I guess it shows that those adverting slides we see today are nothing new. In the case of th...
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Last Post: Nov 18, 2009 2:38pm
by Carol Fogarazzo
Is it someone try to make a genealogy of is car?
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Last Post: Nov 18, 2009 2:23pm
by vernon acres
New DMAC Banner picture
Hi All..... Thought you might enjoy a look at the new DMAC banner. We added the logo that is used on our plate toppers. Also added Locomobile to the list of cars. These are large banners at 3 feet by 8 feet. You may have to click on the picture to see the...
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2009 12:39pm
by Norm Toone
New Production 11" Brake Drums for Star Cars
And now, for a limited time, we have a source of 11" X 2" rear brake drums from American Vintage Rims. These drums are used on later '26 thru early '28 Star 4 and 6 cyl Star cars, all styles. If we can place an order for 50 drums the price should be 100-125 each. I...
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2009 10:08am
by Don Shilling
I was looking for a model a pickup. I located my Durant on a old farm, A older man (86) was on his porch swing and asked him about the pickup, He told me that he had a Durant, Not sure what it was he took me to the top of the field there was a shed. On the way we pa...
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Last Post: Nov 12, 2009 3:04pm
by Rick Botti
614 Frame For Sale
This frame came out of a 1930 614 coupe. The rails are very straight and it is missing the front cross member and rear... what you see in the pic’s is what you get. I need it all gone ASAP… Make offer…. 209-777-2169
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2009 9:54am
by Levi
Paint Chips
I have been trying to find information on the tan/brown color on my dad car. I have copies of the chips that are listed in the tech page for 1929. Its not one of them. Do you know what other colors were used? I have Mimax (PPG)chips and paint color combination ( upp...
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2009 4:13am
by S. Blomquist
Oil Pan
If it aint 1 thing its 6. I am in need of an oil pan . Got the thing all back together yesterday--left it overnight and this afternoon went to find oil all over the floor. Pinhole in the pan. I would rather replace it with a new pan than try repairing this one. I am...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2009 3:23pm
by Ken McCormick
New Flint Pics
I have updated some of the pictures on the Flint page. First you find several pictures of Tom Twomey's beautiful 1926 Flint Junior Z-18. Second the owner of the only Flint in Switzerland found us and sent two more pictures of his 1924 E-55. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2009 11:23pm
by Rick Botti
gary k
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2009 7:42pm
by gary k
headlight surrounds and rediator surround for 26 rugby
i can any one out there help me with a set of headlight coversthe [crome bit that hold the lens in] and a radiator surround for a 6 cyl 26 model thanks wayne
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2009 5:02am
by Mike Linthicum
1988 car show
Finally, I am able to download and share video. My '30 Durant at a car show in 1988 Enjoy! Kn
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2009 6:21pm
by Keith N
What kind of wood is used in cabin frame and floor?
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2009 4:07am
by Norm Toone
Dort for Sale
I have a 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan for sale. It has a partially restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. We have a spare chassis for some parts and the original wooden braces for the top, that ar...
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2009 2:42pm
by Bonnie Duncan
I am loking for rims for Star Coupster 1926
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2009 1:12pm
by Don Shilling
Starter motor brushes
I am looking for a set of starter motor brushes to fit a starter serial number MAD 4101 on a 1928 Durant. It has the 4 brushes of which 2 are insulated and 2 are the grounded type. Part numbers on the brushes are MZ-12 and MZ-1034. Thanks in advance for your help.
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Last Post: Nov 5, 2009 3:37pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant Transmission For Sale - Canada
1928 - 1929 Durant 3 speed Transmission For Sale with Spicer u-joint and Driveshaft. Good Condition. Located in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Pics available. $140 for all. 905-793-7730
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Last Post: Nov 4, 2009 9:30am
by Paul Matthews
need parts for rugby
hi iam from queensland australia and i am trying to do up a rugby 6 and it not in to bad condition but if any has any parts could you please drop me an email at wayneanddesree@bigpond.com your spares might be better then mine iam trying to fix thanks for looking at m...
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2009 10:41pm
by Sid Semple
1927 Star Touring
Hi, We have a 1927 Star Touring that my Dad restored. Beautiful car but sad to say we need to sell to settle the estate. Have any idea what would be a good asking price?
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2009 9:53am
by Chris Walton
Chrome plating disappointment
I just received everything back that I sent out for plating a month ago. Problem is I feel rather disappointed with the work. There is a fair amount of pitting on each piece and some interior flash rust on spots like the inner of the headlight buckets. Speaking of he...
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Last Post: Nov 1, 2009 9:31pm
by Gary Warden
Speedometer cable - Mine has just failed & I need one !!
I have been driving my old Star around this summer; fixing as needed and found. And some jobs being reserved for the winter (i.e. stearingbox, front wheels, throughoutbearing). My latest dilemna : My speedometer quit on my last trip; I removed the cabling and...
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2009 8:52pm
by brian boys
setting the timing
I need to find out how to time a 6 cylinder Durant engine? Would appreciate any help anyone can give me. -bob
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2009 7:17pm
by Dave Schulte
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