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283 Chev motor
Does anyone need a good chev motor from a 64 chev impala. I have had this one rebuilt to sell and the guy backed out. I would like to get my money back out of it .The machine work was done by a Erics engine machine (250)573 3403. and all parts came from Napa auto par...
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Last Post: Feb 15, 2008 4:21am
by Norm Toone
Star Parts cataloque on Ebay
Hello, There is a Star Parts Catalog on Ebay. Item number is 230217064825. It covers the 1920s to 1933 factory parts. Dennis
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Last Post: Feb 14, 2008 7:12pm
by Vince O'Brien
What's In My Garage and a Question
I've had my high school cruiser, a 1950 Mercury Sport Sedan,in my garage for many years. My daughter wants to park it in front of her school theater for her play, "Bye Bye Birdee" so I'm getting off my duff and putting it back together. Currently, I'm bead blastin...
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Last Post: Feb 13, 2008 3:58pm
by Vince O'Brien
front brake pendelum arms/intake gasket
just purchased a 1928 m2. are the front pendelum arms,right and left the same? the right side arm on my m2 has an outward bend away from the frame about 2/3rd down from the mounting bolt. the left side is straight. the front rods were in the wrong holes where they at...
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2008 1:47pm
by Don Shilling
Durant model year insight?
Does anyone have some insight here? I own a Durant sedan model D75 that has the continental 6 engine 15U-988, the 6 wire wheels, and built in the New Jersey plant (E-2190). The title shows that it is a 1929 year but according to all the literature I have seen, the D7...
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Last Post: Feb 10, 2008 9:38am
by Mike Linthicum
engines for sale//sold
Thanks to this web site the Star engines have moved on to a new home. Great big thanks to the moderator for maintaining the site. Hopefully another Star will be back on the road soon. brent
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2008 3:28pm
by brent chalmers
23 star touring
Star touring in the guest book looks to be pretty good. Any one have a ball park figure what it should sell for ?? I am sure it is an older restoration but looks as tho the owner took good care of it. I am interested in it but have no idea what to offer the owners....
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Last Post: Feb 8, 2008 6:47pm
by cdmn
Durant and the interest in the Mathis Automobile
Tis me again... just hunting up articles for the next partner. Want to get a jump on it to get it out early!! Does anyone know anything about Wm. Durants interest in the Mathis... Dave Shulte sent me some great color copies of the mathis brochure and it would be ni...
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Last Post: Feb 8, 2008 6:01pm
by cdmn
Who's been in the garage?
Who's been in the garage and what have you been doin???? Dave
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Last Post: Feb 8, 2008 2:47pm
by Dennis Murphy
Having trouble adjustng clutch
Hi ALL, having trouble getting clutch adjusted, had new linings put on the plate, went by the book.One adjustment area wouldn't engage, went the other way it slips, no in between. Last thing it say's is to replace tension springs. Any idea's ? do they still sell spri...
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Last Post: Feb 7, 2008 6:31am
by David Ford
Needing sun visor
Hey Everyone, looking for sun visor for my 29, or maybe measurements so I can have one made. Thanks for any help.
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Last Post: Feb 7, 2008 6:29am
by David Ford
Horn Button and Switch Part II
Let's try this a different way, please let me know if your car (year, make & model)uses OR DOES NOT USE the horn button and switch shown below. That way I can get an idea of how many cars may need one.
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2008 4:33pm
by Don Shilling
Please, help me to clarify some doubts about the gasket that goes in the rear end of the cranckshft. I got from Olson gaskets the gasket that goes in the groove of the pot metal part, that colects the oil that may leak the gasket, returnig it to the oil pan, in...
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2008 2:13am
by Ricardo H.Colomb...
Re: Shock absorbers
Regarding Shocks, I seen several inquirys reguarding shock absorbers on different models, but there are none on my '27 Star Coupe or my '24 Star Touring, and I can see no signs of there having been any.....front or rear. Was that some kind of option? I'm begining t...
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Last Post: Feb 4, 2008 8:26am
by Ron Hast
Swallow radiator cap
What's the story on the swallow radiator cap? Was it a Dominion Motor thing? Have never seen it mentioned in any company literature. Dave
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Last Post: Feb 2, 2008 7:56pm
by Carol Fogarazzo
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Last Post: Feb 2, 2008 1:42pm
by Gordon F. Curl
clutches too!!
Forgot to mention a few clutch parts I can't figure out too. They are Star though. brent
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 7:24pm
by brent chalmers
engines for sale
for sale: three 1926 +/- 4 cylinder Durant Star engines. actually one has a Durant tag on it. All are Canadian Durant. All three blocks have previously been repaired by blacksmiths. two have patches on the water jacket and one has a piece of plate rivited ove...
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 7:22pm
by brent chalmers
Star Radiator Ornament Moto Meter on Ebay
Hello, Star Radiator Ornament Moto Meter on Ebay. Item number: 350019279379 Dennis
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 2:29pm
by Dennis Murphy
Key on Ebay
There is a key on Ebay item 320213275822, it is listed as fitting among other cars 24-26 Star. Not near that far along in my restoration, but is this the type of key that shoud fit a 25 Star?
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 11:47am
by mike rice
lastest issue of The Durant Partner
I have not received the lastest issue of The Durant Partner. Is there anyone else out there who has not received theirs. If so, I will wait a little longer with patience. Dave Jansen
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 4:45am
by Norm Toone
Durant Parts catalog
Hello again, There is also a Durant parts catalog on Ebay. Item number 230217066337. Dennis
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2008 3:51am
by Norm Toone
GM Heritage Center !
Has anyone been to this great GM center? How about you Bob. Oh Bob Smith. Lots of Bob's out there. General Motors Corporation, the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, employs about 325,000 people globally. Founded in 1908, GM has been the global automotive sale...
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2008 12:34am
by Lance Haynes
Happy Birthay
Our website turns 10 years old in 2008! The DMAC turns 10 in 2008! Happy Birthay Everyone!
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Last Post: Jan 30, 2008 12:02am
by Ted Kruger
Calling all cars!
Help, On my move from Atlanta to LA the roads were so rough that my 29 Durant Roadster bounced around on the trailer so much that the gas cap was lost. I was hoping one of you might be able to help me out. It was a two piece affair with a little chain that held...
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Last Post: Jan 29, 2008 9:24am
by Gary Warden
33 Durant
I just wish to thank all the members who have e-mailed me regarding my 1933 Durant sedan. I am pleased to state that a fellow member has purchased the car and it will soon be on it's way to a new home. He plans to pickup where, I left off in the restoration of this...
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Last Post: Jan 29, 2008 4:22am
by Norm Toone
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Last Post: Jan 27, 2008 12:06pm
by Rick Botti
wood kit for my 30 durant deluxe rumble seat coupe
Does anyone remember an ad in the old durant registry magazine about a wood kit for this car.I saw it one time but it was years ago and I did not make a note of what issue it was in or who the guy was that would make it .Looking at my work I am now thinking it would...
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Last Post: Jan 27, 2008 3:30am
by Norm Toone
bug screen and windshield wipers
Does any body have a picture of how the bug screen fits to the radiator?, or any literature on the vac actuated wiper, trouble shooting, ect...
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Last Post: Jan 26, 2008 6:52am
by Rick Miller
1931 Durant 619
Hello Everyone, I recently bought a 619 Durant from a salvage yard thinking it would make an awesome hot rod...not initially realizing how rare these vehicles were/are. The salvage yard received the vehicle through an estate sale clean-up and bought it strictly for...
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Last Post: Jan 26, 2008 3:28am
by Norm Toone
My CNC machine
Hopefully it is fully hooked up in two weeks and that I will start making all the parts I was promising.
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Last Post: Jan 25, 2008 3:31pm
by Dave Peaker
Latest Issue Durant Partner
Hi All..... Just got home and found the latest issue. Cathy had already read it from cover to cover. Carol has done another OUTSTANDING job of putting our Club magazine together. Thanks again Carol your work is very appreciated. Remember the great times...
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Last Post: Jan 25, 2008 2:55pm
by Gordon F. Curl
6 cyl engine from Durant or Rugby L wanted !!!!
I am looking for complete engine 6 cylinder from Durant 60 or Rugby L. Our car was made in 1929. Engine number was 14L91171
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Last Post: Jan 24, 2008 7:07am
by Andrew Passadore
Leaking Gas tank Gauge
I have a model 40 roadster with the original gas tank and gauge which is a cork with a wire arm which pivots through the gauge into a round flat sight glass which is fixed by a threaded cap on the rear of the tank. The issue is that I have gas leakage through the ga...
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Last Post: Jan 22, 2008 7:24pm
by Dan Brueggenjoha...
Photographs of your cars
It's that time again. It's been awhile since I've seen some new photographs of members cars in the photograph section. All you members that have joined, or finished your projects since 2005 send Rick those photographs. Also all those members who are restoring their c...
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Last Post: Jan 22, 2008 2:34am
by Norm Toone
Durant axels and wheels
I have some Durant parts I believe to be 1928 , rear end , front axel and 4 wheels. If you can use these parts contact me for photos, Do not want to see these parts scrapped if I can find someone in need of them
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Last Post: Jan 20, 2008 5:24pm
by Andrew Passadore
lock ignition coil wire
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Last Post: Jan 20, 2008 7:38am
by Dave Schulte
11th Annual DMAC Meeting & Tour
Hi All, Mike Larson and I are in the process of planning next year's annual DMAC meeting & tour. We have set the dates for September 10-14, 2008, in Astoria, Oregon. Our basic plan is to have a tour south from Astoria to Seaside on Thursday, the 11th, a tour nort...
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Last Post: Jan 19, 2008 9:32am
by ross hoevet
Cloth STAR patches
Rick Botti or Frank Witkowski, I stopped by Sacramento Vintage Ford this morning to drool over some of the T Roadster stuff & pick up swap meet schedules. Mentioned to the sales gal that I had a '27 Durant, thinking she probably didn't even know what that was! . To...
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Last Post: Jan 18, 2008 3:37pm
by Bill DeVries
Barett Jackson
I have gotten word that there will be a 1929 Durant sold at Barett Jackson early Friday, Item # 912...Could be interesting... Bill
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Last Post: Jan 18, 2008 11:43am
by Jack Malpass
My CNC machine
I hope this works now, always having trouble with uploading pics.
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2008 9:51pm
by Franz Fraitzl
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2008 9:31pm
by Franz Fraitzl
1959 Flim of Star Recovery
Recently Chuck Faulkner had all of his parents 8mm home movies converted to DVD. In them was a film of his Dad, Uncle and a friend dragging their (now his) 1925 Star out of the hills above Lake Isabella, California. Below is that 1959 film of the recovery and unload...
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2008 12:00am
by Barry White
Looking for Ricardo Columbo
Ricardo E-mail me if you see this. Long time no talk. Many changes. As Ever, Goyo
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Last Post: Jan 16, 2008 3:50pm
by walter Pre
Radiator for sale
1930 614 Radiator for sale see link for pic's....Make offer. http://evil1customs.com/for_sale/parts/1930_Durant_614_radiator.htm
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Last Post: Jan 8, 2008 1:50pm
by Levi
Time is getting short
Seems you have until April for this 29 D front and then it will scrape and gone. Click on Listing then Durant (1929) to see a pic. Another yard being crushed. http://www.roblins.bigstep.com/homepage.html
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Last Post: Jan 8, 2008 3:32am
by Norm Toone
About October of 2006 I noticed a 26 Star Coach on the Internet, advertised by a dealer, in Canton, OH, bought it and had it trucked to California. It looked (nearly) pure, and turned out to be almost as if new. I learned that a couple decided to use it as a "puzzle"...
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Last Post: Jan 7, 2008 8:01pm
by brian boys
Durant touring on e-bay.....seems real cheap so far
is anyone in the club bidding on this touring on ebay? it is in Titusville florida.....might be a great deal....
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Last Post: Jan 7, 2008 3:21pm
by Don Shilling
Flint Coils available
I have several NORS Wells Mfg coils for the 1924-29 Flint. These a WELLS #871. Coils are $40.00 ea plus shipping. Some are still in the box!!! Thanks Dan Marx dlmarx@bellsouth.net Rembert, SC 803-425-8649
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Last Post: Jan 7, 2008 3:13pm
by Dan Marx
another 1930 Coup lost
Was told about this car in Guelph being turned into another hot rod like Levis's. Chad's going to keep the body stock he tells me. Here's his addy chadfinley30@msn.com http://www.canadianrodder.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=parts1;action=display;num=1196546131...
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Last Post: Jan 5, 2008 3:29am
by Norm Toone
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