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Restoration sites.
I am working on my 1928 D65 and am trying to do as much as I can for Job satisfaction. Anybody can sign a check. However thank God there are those who can as they are the people who sent the standards for one of the greatest hobbies know to Man.Whew got awy with that...
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2008 5:40pm
by Wayne Farrand
Parts numbers
Hello and happy new year everyone I have been given a bunch of parts for different cars. The problem is -I dont know what year or make or midel they are from. I have a few crank shafts -a head (six cylinder that I am sure is dodge0. Clutch plates and pressure plat...
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2008 9:19am
by Ken McCormick
Happy New Year!
May you all have a joyous and prosperous 2008. Happy New Year from Team CSI We cannot wait to see what is in store for the 2008 DMAC Annual Meeting.
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2008 1:40am
by Yates Milton
Rear Wheel Puller
I recall seeing a plan on how to build a puller for the rear wheels of my D65. I have no idea where I saw it. If anybody had can help I would be very thankful
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Last Post: Dec 31, 2007 3:44pm
by Keith Hoffmann
Durant honored on T-Shirt
Below is the final Design of this years T-shirts for the East Wenatchee Classy Chassis Car Show. They feature the previous year's Best of Show winner on their banners and T-shirts and Bill Hoaglan's 1923 Durant Touring won last year. Congratulations Bill
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Last Post: Dec 30, 2007 3:38pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Clutch pedal grommets!
I have a puzzling question. How was the rubber grommets installed originally on Durant cars? The thing will not strech enough to go over the pedal, and looks very probablimatic to install from other end. (dissasemble from trans) This pedal is one piece, so how did th...
Views: 308   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 28, 2007 12:31pm
by Jim Glover
Seasons Greetings
Greetings all in Durantville! Jeanne and I want to wish everone in the Durant Club a great holiday season and a wonderfull new year. We have been very busy with The Art and Music Society and it has been a great year for us. Unfortunatly the Durant sat out the su...
Views: 446   Replies: 9
Last Post: Dec 24, 2007 6:56pm
by Frank Witkowski
Merry Christmas
To everyone in the Club a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May all your wishes come true. Yesterday I received my early Christmas gift. The CNC Milling machine that I ordered arrived and hopefully in the next few weeks after the machine is hooked up I wil...
Views: 269   Replies: 3
Last Post: Dec 24, 2007 9:40am
by walter Pre
Source for new leather fan belts
I found a source for new leather fan belts. A gentleman named John Knox will make them to order, you send him your measurements and he will do the rest. I have the original belt off of 1929 14L, it is one inch wide. Using a meauring tape and the fan hub adjuste...
Views: 650   Replies: 4
Last Post: Dec 23, 2007 7:00pm
by Rick Botti
Durant Parts
Hi All, Shawn Shippey of Enumclaw, WA has some Durant parts that he would like to make available...Shawn has a W-5 Contintinal engine that is complete from fan to flywheel, also has a radiator and shell, a hood, what appears to be a crossmember, a firewall with...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2007 5:05pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Die cast models of Star
Wondering if there are any known high quality die cast 1:24 models of the Star and/or Durant. There are many 20's and newer Fords, made by Danberry Mint, etc. Just curious.
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2007 1:56pm
by Ron Hast
Winter has come
Seems like winter has come with a vengance. Snowing like crazy and blowing as well. Good time to sit here with a hot rum and plan the next step in the restoring process. Should pack it in and head south . Hope you are all having better weather than this is....
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Last Post: Dec 22, 2007 8:43pm
by gary kauffman
SEASONS GREETINGS
From Sunny Australia Thanks to all for your help in the past. Hopefully we will have our car finished in the New Year. Josie & Leslie
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Last Post: Dec 22, 2007 10:37am
by Jack Connor
Tillotson SP-13B
If you have your heart set on running an original carburetor on your Durant with a 14L or 15L there is a rebuilt Sp-13B on Ebay. Starting bid is $100, but it looks like it's in good condition. Most of these self destructed because of the pot metal they were made of w...
Views: 397   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 21, 2007 8:47pm
by Dave Schulte
22B DURANT MOTOR WANTED
THE MOTOR I'M AFTER IS A 1922 --23 DURANT MOTOR CONSIDERED A 22B MODEL. WILL POST PICTURES OF THIS RACE CAR SOON THANKS PATRICK
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Last Post: Dec 20, 2007 6:38pm
by PATRICK KELSO
Installation of rear Motor Mounts.
Hi Fellows, Hope You can help me. Iam in the process of installing new motor mounts in my Rugby. Have installed the front two but the installation of the rear ones has me a little baffled. As the the mount itself is riverted on to The chasis unlike the front...
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Last Post: Dec 20, 2007 1:52am
by Phil Donoghoe
Re: Tillotson Carb
Wow Dave, the buy it now price is $ 495.00 Is it THAT rare?
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2007 8:35am
by Ken McCormick
Old DFR Durant Standard Magazines
I have a large quantity of duplicate (actually triplicate) Durant Standard magazines from the old Durant Family Registry. I have probably 98% of the issues from Volume 4 to Volume 22. Not all are mint condition. Lots of information in them. Prefer to sell in one lot,...
Views: 630   Replies: 18
Last Post: Dec 17, 2007 8:27am
by Ken McCormick
Sale of 1929/30 Durant Sedan
For Sale: Disassembled 1929/30 Durant 4 door sportSedan Model 6-63. So much has been done for this restoration. Poor health has force me to give it up. The first $5,000 takes it. Bring a big enclosed trailer. Bob Krause, 3619 Olive Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807-...
Views: 692   Replies: 4
Last Post: Dec 15, 2007 4:32pm
by Bob Krause
Parts
Hello! As an Essex owner, I've found that Essex and Durant shared some hard-to-find parts; noteably the Clum lighting switch and the leverless stewart tank. Even the same reverse orientation of the parts on the starter bendix. I am posting in the hopes that som...
Views: 516   Replies: 3
Last Post: Dec 14, 2007 7:01pm
by Rick Botti
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Question on Star Station Wagons
Hello All, I hope everyone is getting ready for the holidays and I wish you all of the best for the season. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how many 1923 Star Station Wagon Hacks were made? My family is trying to decide how much to insure the 23 Station Wa...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2007 10:18am
by LeeAnn
Engine/Car parts needed
I own a 1929 Durant D75 that has a Contintental 15U motor. I am hunting for a Distributor, Filtrator, and Starter motor for the engine and wiper motor. I would like to know if anyone has these items and would like to part with them. I know these parts were used in ot...
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2007 9:40am
by Airflyer
I'm in desperate need of a complete distributor
I am in need of a complete distributor for my 1924 Star four banger, or any ideas of any kind of replacment that will work. I'm getting kinda anxious to see if it runs again. If I DO get it running, I may bring it to Oregon this coming year, just for laughs. ( it has...
Views: 279   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 10, 2007 9:00am
by Bob DeAngelis
restoration book or guide
Is there a restoration book or manual available to cover the basic restoration for the 1929 Durant 4 door sedan. I have a good idea how to go about it from people in the club that I have talked to. However a book would be helpful. Dave Jansen
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Last Post: Dec 9, 2007 12:45pm
by David Jansen
600 w oil---I can use 1/2 of this, anybody want to split it with me? stan
600W Oil Gear Oil - $1 (aptos) Reply to: sale-491539951@craigslist.org Date: 2007-11-27, 4:49PM PST I have a 5 gallon tub of 600W oil. If you are an antique car collector, then this is for you. You already know the oil goes for over $10 a quart. I only used le...
Views: 302   Replies: 4
Last Post: Dec 6, 2007 8:55am
by Rick Botti
Lacing / Rivets etc
For those looking for lacing, rivets, fender welt and who knows what else, I was giving this site yesterday from a Ford A friend. Guess Frank is busy. It carrys the same lacing ,rivets etc as Frank has. Free catalogue also thicker than Bells yellow pages book. Sp...
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Last Post: Dec 5, 2007 2:46pm
by Norm Toone
1933 Durant
This evening the 33 sedan was loaded on to an enclosed car hauler, it's on it's way to it's new owner on the west coast. I'm sure the new owner is just waiting to get his hands on it, so he can pickup where I left off in the restoration.
Views: 502   Replies: 6
Last Post: Dec 5, 2007 4:15am
by Norm Toone
Have you named your car?
Ok Durantonians, I was wondering if any of you have given your cars pet names? I call my 28 Model 65 "Abegayle". How about you?
Views: 414   Replies: 12
Last Post: Dec 4, 2007 9:56pm
by gary k
craigslist find
1929 Durant 4dr. sed - $2 (sonoma) Reply to: sale-496812131@craigslist.org Date: 2007-12-02, 7:13PM PST Good project car for resto or Rod good metal lots of work already done $2,500
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2007 9:27pm
by stan morris
sale of 1928 Durant
Moving to Oklahoma, must sell 1928 Model 75 Durant, 15U engine, I restored in 1987 and drove in the Great Race in 1988. Driven about 500 miles since. Spare engine (15U) complete with radiator and shell. Engine was rebuilt, all machined surfaces redone to original d...
Views: 378   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 3, 2007 12:25pm
by Airflyer
Vacuum wiper motor for model 60?
Greetings Club, I am still restoring my 29 Model 60 touring. This project has become a slow and expensive process. I need another bit of information. The one part I am missing is the wiper motor. Can anyone tell me what kind of wiper motor my car had and where I...
Views: 269   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 2, 2007 6:42pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
CARS FOR SALE
HI IN THE DECEMBER HEMMINGS: FOR SALE: PAGE 459-31 DURANT MODEL 619 PAGE 649- RM AUCTION ON NOV 30- DEC 1 A 1925 STAR MODEL F25,FROM THE AL WEISMAN COLLECTION, WAS AUCTIONED WITH NO RESERVE.I WOULD LIKE TO SEE WHAT IT WENT FOR.
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2007 4:31pm
by EDDIE V
I' need help to restore my Durant 6-14 roadster
Hello . i need help to restore a durant 6-14 roadster, 1930. Please, send me size of the doors , because my doors is not originaly. Whrite me to my e- mail. marcosgabina@yahoo.com.ar Thanks
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2007 11:25am
by Abel Aguilera
Hood padding
Can anyone tell me where to get the ribbon type padding that goes around the cowl amd rad shell under the hood .I dont even know what the darned stuff is called --ha ha ha . Thanks for your help Ken
Views: 645   Replies: 8
Last Post: Dec 1, 2007 5:09am
by Norm Toone
List of Members at Auburn
Hi All.... The list of members who attended the Auburn meet is ready. If you would like a copy send me an email witth Auburn Meet in the subject. I will reply with the list as an attachment. It is Excel spread sheet form. Thanks Mike & Bill for pulling all t...
Views: 285   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 30, 2007 7:09pm
by Charles A. Spitz...
Rear Spring Ride Height
On my 30 roadster I noticed the rear of the car seemed too high.There seemed way too much room from the top of the tire to the top of the fender opening. I checked my 30 coupe and it rides almost 2 inches lower than the roadster. I have removed one of the springs and...
Views: 307   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 30, 2007 3:09pm
by Dave Schulte
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Monroe knee action shocks For Sale
time to clear some more parts Monroe knee action shocks off a 1930 614 coupe all 4 shocks for $215 shipped (US only) one is broken all are complete see pic’s
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Last Post: Nov 30, 2007 10:44am
by Levi
Catalogs order
Frank, I was wondering if you had received my check for the parts catalog & repair manual. My wife mailed it on Nov. 16th & it hasn't cleared our account yet. Let me know if the SNAIL MAIL has lost it! Thanks, Andrew
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Last Post: Nov 29, 2007 7:27am
by Andrew Passadore
Auburn meet
Will the registration list for the Auburn meet be available to members or at least to others who registered? I'm forgetting who all I met and need to make some contacts. Wayne Farrand
Views: 380   Replies: 6
Last Post: Nov 27, 2007 9:45am
by Frank Witkowski
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gary k
jog my memory
hello friends, if there is anything i promised or suggested i would do for anyone...or something i said i would copy and send......that has not been recieved yet...please let me know so i can do it.....sorry for the delay but i may have had a senior moment...and for...
Views: 431   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 23, 2007 7:55pm
by gary k
407 in NB ad
1930 Durant model 407 95% rust free & in running condition looks completely original and in very restorable condition also with car 4 new tires,spare wheels and wooden spokes, front fenders. - $NEG - contact, Jimmy Pitre. Ccampbelltown , New Brunswick, E3N5G7, Canada...
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2007 3:08am
by Norm Toone
Happy Turkey Day!
I just want to take this opportunity to wish you and yours A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Rick Botti
Views: 364   Replies: 7
Last Post: Nov 22, 2007 4:35pm
by Charles A. Spitz...
Parts and Services Directory
Hi All..... As we talked about at Auburn. I NEED YOUR help. I am putting together a listing of people and companies who provide parts or services for our cars. This is going to be included with the new members directory. Anyone you can reccomend would be...
Views: 808   Replies: 9
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 5:46pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant ignition keys
To enyone looking for the Clum key to fit the Ignition Durants, I found a place you can find them. Go to Key-Men.com item # C2624-oem. Hope this helps everyone in need.
Views: 285   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 3:55pm
by Mike Miller
VALUE OF A DURANT SIX-SIXTY
HI COULD ANYONE HELP A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE HAS A 1929? DURANT SIX -SIXTY WHICH HE NO LONGER WONTS COULD ANYONE GIVE US SOME INDICATION OF THE VALUE? IT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION AND HAS BEEN DRY STORED SINCE RESTORATION 3 YEARS AGO . DONT KNOW IF ITS ANY HELP BUT TH...
Views: 277   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 2:11pm
by STEVEN REEVE
2008 Memebership Dues - Renew Early
Calling All Durantonians, 2008 is getting here fast and now is a good time to renew your membership dues. Don't put it off, get an early start and renew now. Dues are $35 for USA,$37 for Canada and $40 for International. You will find a Renew Dues button to...
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 9:38am
by Rick Botti
Craigslist find
1929 Durant - $2500 (sonoma) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Reply to: sale-478796302@craigslist.org Date: 2007-11-14, 11:31AM PST 1929 Durant 4dr. sed This item has been posted by-owner. it's...
Views: 497   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 20, 2007 5:25pm
by Rick Botti
Parts Man Frank Witkowski
Hello Durant, Star Car Owners. I am in the process of selling our dear faithful member Frank Witkowski most of my Durant and Star parts so I am advising everyone to contact Frank for parts from now on. The city of San Diego is forcing me to get rid of everything. F...
Views: 727   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 20, 2007 2:21pm
by Rick Botti
What is it and is it worth anything
Hi, I recently bought a pile of stuff at an auction - in a box of old car stuff I found a different looking radiator cap. It says Boyce on one side and has a little STAR logo on the other side. It has a glass tube inside that I am affraid is loose inside the housing....
Views: 373   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 19, 2007 5:34pm
by Vince O'Brien
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