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Durant dealership in Muskegon
To day is Friday and at about 6:30p.m. E.T. time I received a call from the Son of the Person that owned the Durant Dealership here in Muskegon. We talked for about 15 minuets. Wants to meet with me the next time he comes into town. Because he moved around a few time...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2007 4:24pm
by Ken Brink
Estate Sale
Estate Sale Items for sale include Durant and Rugby vehicles: 28 Rugby Truck 29 Rugby Truck 30 Durant Coupe 30 Durant 31 Durant (Street Rod) Other Durant and Rugby items for sale: Durant Dort Buggy Assorted Rugby and Durant parts, accessories and lit...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2007 3:51am
by Brian Tanguay
Signed model car from Auburn at my door.
Hi All. Wow a fantastic surprise today when Charlie Spitz from NJ showed up here in San Diego with this pink wrapped 1934 Cord model car with 44 of your signatures on it from the Durant annual meet in Auburn. Course they used the pick wrapping paper cause I was kiddi...
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2007 11:05pm
by Ken McCormick
vin #
Hi I am looking for a picture of the Vin # plate for a rugby 1 ton so I can get my Vin plate redone. Also does anyone know of anyone that does this Thank you
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2007 10:54pm
by Ken McCormick
DMAC 2007 Photos
For those of you that I took photos of your car, if you would like me to email a photo or two, please send me an email with a description of your car and I will edit a couple of photos and send them I have already sent a couple of photos to Frank, Reggie, Bob Smi...
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2007 6:35pm
by gary k
'28 M2 Coupe For Sale
Hi- With reluctance, I must sell my '28 M-2. Leaside car bought last year. Photos are under my name in photo section. Paid $3750 Cdn. asking $3200. Actually starts and runs!
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Last Post: Oct 9, 2007 4:29pm
by Stewart Anderson
W-5A engine for sale
Spotted at the Monroe, WA swap meet this weekend: a W-5A short block. Casting numbers W5A 608A and 20 J E (which may be the date of the block casting). Continental ID plate has W-5A 551663. It is a short block with the head and all accessories gone. The bolt-on ti...
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Last Post: Oct 8, 2007 6:49pm
by Robert Bush
Universal Joints & Propellor Shaft
Hi fellows, Does any have any information on reconditioning the main metal Universal for a D40. Have searched our club site but only Shows the front Universal ie with the rubber balls. I have already done that. John
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Last Post: Oct 8, 2007 2:50pm
by Frank Witkowski
A big thank U
Dorothy and I want to say thank you to everyone that put together the Auburn meet, and to everybody that came. We really enjoyed meeting new members and seeing old friends again. Thank U again for puting on such a great meet.
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2007 9:08pm
by Bert & Sonia Bab...
Anybody going to Hershey?
Besides Larry F., anybody else going to Hershey this week?
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2007 8:08pm
by gary k
Auburn Dash Plaques Available
Hi All.... If you would like a nice momento of the National Meet, we do have some of these beautiful dash plaques for sale. The cost is $5.00 each and includes shipping in US and Canada, all other countries add an extra $1.00 for postage. I have about 20 of th...
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2007 5:27pm
by Jack Connor
Happy Thanksgiving
To all our Canadian Friends - Happy Thanksgiving, and go easy on the Turkey! To our American Friends - You will have to wait a few weeks yet for your thanksgiving. Gord
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2007 11:16am
by Don Shilling
Distributor Question
Question is for someone that knows the Auto-lite distributor which is on the 1922 & 1923 A22 Duants. I have an Org. Auto-lite Distributor on our 1923 A22 Durant. My distributor with out the Spark lever cable hooked up takes a fair amount of effort to turn it by hand...
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2007 4:18pm
by Vince O'Brien
Selling Two Stars and many extra parts
I have two Star cars. 1 is a roadster and 1 is a touring ca. 1925, 1926. There are many extra parts, solid and spoke wheels, etc. I do not know much about either one of them and I would consider any reasonable offer to sell all. Contact Fred at (805) 968-6887 in G...
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2007 1:55pm
by Glenn Guild
Home photo
Nice picture at the covered bridge. Can anyone match the owners to the cars?
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2007 8:13am
by Mike Linthicum
Parts wanted for 1926 star Model M coupster
Wanted: for 1926 Star 4 Coupster Model M ground-up restoration: ignition/light switch assembly, radiator cap, horn button, window wiper controller, door stopper (fits on door post where door guide slides in), flexible window frame. Thanks for looking!...
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Last Post: Oct 5, 2007 1:41pm
by Vince O'Brien
Once Upon A Time in a parking lot in Auburn
Hi All... Thought you might enjoy a couple pictures until Rick gets back and can post more. Enjoy....Frank ---
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Last Post: Oct 5, 2007 9:56am
by Frank Witkowski
a curious repair story
3 continental engines followed me home from an auction, each was covered in grease and barn fresh.I hoped to make 2 motors out of three, but I think I'm down to one. Two of the blocks have had patch repairs to them. One appears to have had a connecting rod thru the...
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Last Post: Oct 4, 2007 5:16pm
by Don Shilling
Win A Dusenberg at Auburn
Hi All....... That's right...... YOU READ IT CORRECTLY !!!!! Some lucky member will go home with a DUSENBERG from the Auburn meet. So get those reservations in today don't delay, YOU could be the winner !!! See Y'all in Auburn......Frank ---
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2007 5:36pm
by stephen Aldrich
Adjusting the brakes on my 1925 Star touring
I'm having trouble adjusting the brakes on my Star. The front brakes have a cam adjustment to position the dual shoes and the linkage leading to them has a threaded yoke to lenghten or shorten the linkage. This I understand. None of the linkages on the rear brake...
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2007 9:43am
by Frank Witkowski
Transmission rebuild
The input shaft on the transmission on my 25 Star wobbles like a drunken sailor. I'm thinking of rebuilding the entire transmission. Should I try it myself or have someone else do it? Are there any gears, etc. available?
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Last Post: Oct 1, 2007 9:46pm
by Franz Fraitzl
Heat Gauge
Anyone know how the gauge works ? Mine is cut behind the dash and a mickey mouse jobber hanging from the dash instead. I assume its a hollow tube to the block with mercury inside but perhaps not. Seems too thin to be a hollow tube to the gauge. Wondered if the jobber...
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Last Post: Oct 1, 2007 12:48pm
by Norm Toone
DMAC 2007
Thank You! Thanks for all of the DMAC members that made the 2007 Annual Meeting enjoyable. We know how much work it takes to host and put on an annual meeting, and this year was another excellent experience. I think over the course of the meeting there were 13...
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2007 9:00pm
by Jack Connor
anti squeek webbing
I need recommendations as to what material should be used between the frame and the body runners. I have reached a point in my restoration where I'm getting ready to return the body to the frame. The material which came out when I disassembled the car was a thin cott...
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2007 6:15pm
by gary and marcia...
Monroe knee action shocks
Has anyone got a picture of this shock mounted that they could post-or send me -- both front and rear. I cant see how they connect to the suspension. Maybe I am missing a part with the connecting pins on it ? Anything would help--A pic -or a sketch - whatever....
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2007 4:30pm
by Norm Toone
29 30 durant st wheel
i have for sale a perfect 29 30 durant st wheel 100.00$ plus shipping,members only. brian
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2007 9:35am
by barry white
Locomobile fire truck on ebay
You have to check out the pics on ebay for this beauty. Wish I could bid on this one..... click the ebay link on the left.
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2007 5:48am
by Brian Tanguay
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2007 3:22am
by Sid Semple
Need a distributor for a 1924 Star
Hello, What a great group you folks have!! My father in law and I are working on a Continental 4 cyl engine from a Durant Star that was converted to marine use probably back in the 40's. The motor is S/N 145392 with a casting date on the head of 8-23-23. I beli...
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Last Post: Sep 27, 2007 6:13pm
by Nicolas
Various Star Parts
Four 1927 Star Fenders, vacuum tanks, axels and other assorted parts $2,000.
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Last Post: Sep 27, 2007 12:45pm
by Ernie Jones
When are you getting into Auburn?
I'll be arriving on the 25th at Fort Wayne airport around 11:30 pm and taking a taxi to our hotel. When is everyone else planning to arrive? Rick
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2007 5:46pm
by Charles A. Spitz
Terry Rudie Collection For Sale
Terry Rudie's collection of cars, trucks, parts, and buggy are for sale. Vehicle include....... 30 Durant Coupe Street Rod 30 Durant Coupe, Original , Runs, Drives. 28 Rugby Truck, Very nice Original. 29 Rugby Truck, Repainted 31 Durant 614 4 dr Sedan...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2007 12:46pm
by Dave Schulte
See Yah in Auburn
I'm flying out of Oakland Tuesday morning, bound for Auburn. I mentioned earlier that I wouldn't be able to perform updates to the websites until after my return. While it may be able to post pictures for the DMAC meet, the real work will begin the second week in Oct...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2007 6:31am
by Don Shilling
Progress photos of 1926 Rugby parts
Our Gauges have arrived, and some of the chromed parts are complete. The radiator cap is a Flint I think, but we love our Golden Snitch. %%bbCodeItem_1%% %%bbCodeItem_2%%
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2007 5:42am
by Les & Josie Youn...
W5 Cylinder Boring
Any ideas on how far a W5 can be over bored??
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 10:32pm
by Lance Haynes
1931 durant 619 on ebay
Did anyone see the 31 for sale on ebay? It's in Benson Vermont. Is the seller part of our group?
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 5:01pm
by Steve Large
Auburn Meet Update Info
Hi All..... We are working on finalizing the activities for the National meet. Should have the final version next week. Auburn Indiana is really a car lovers "heaven" to get some idea of what is there go to the Dekalb County web site at www.dekalbcvb.org...
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 1:43pm
by Mike Linthicum
Auburn swap stuff
Spoze there would be any interest in possibly Star axles and a couple of decrepit wheels? If somebody might want to see them to haul home I can leave them in the pickup; but I don't need to haul paperweights around for the fun of it. Wayne
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 9:03am
by Don Shilling
1927 Locomobile 8-70
Complete chassis with factory spec's, including correct in-line 8 cylinder motor, wire wheels, front & rear axels ... $4,000.
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:38am
by Ernie Jones
1926 Locomobile 8-66 Roadster
1926 Locomobile 8-66 Roadster. Chassis and engine are complete. Rear of body is complete with front half templates (correct doors, cowl, dash, hood, wood/wire wheels, Harry Miller engine ...) $17, 500.
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:31am
by Ernie Jones
1926 Locomobile Jr. 8-66
1926 Locomobile Jr. 8-66 for sale. Mechanically restored and body fully restored, only upholstery to complete. This car features Harry Miller engine amongst other notables. $35,000.
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:28am
by Ernie Jones
gary k
protecting new wood in the coupe
hey men, does anyone have any ideas about whether it makes sense or is necesary to paint the coupe's new wood with wood preserver or urethane or some sort of protective coating? and if so....what to use? see you in auburn, regards , gary k
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 5:23am
by Frank Witkowski
Progress photos of 1926 Rugby parts
Sorry got it wrong again. But here they are. New gauges have arrived and some of the completed chromed parts. YES!!!
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2007 7:05pm
by Les & Josie Youn...
Weather for Auburn
Hi All... Just checked the forecast for next week. Looks real good for the week end. Maybe a scattered thunderstorm on Tuesday, a few showers Wednesday, but the rest of the week is nice Highs in the low 70's and mid 40's at night. Great fall weather....... See...
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2007 5:46pm
by Frank Witkowski
Let's have some Fun!
It's just a few days away, the big Auburn meet that is. I'm looking forward to meeting eveyone I haven't seen in awhile and meeting others for the first time. If you haven't been to a DMAC meet before, I must warn you, the hospitaly room is the place to be after t...
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2007 12:16am
by Ted Kruger
re: Durant/Star owners in Alberta??
I'd be interested to know if there are any Alberta Durant or Star owners subscribed on this web forum??
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2007 6:02pm
by Ken McCormick
Parts Wanted
I am looking for a chain case (#22441) and cover (#22446) for an early 14L. This is the case with the cast-on mounting brackets. I also need a pair of front motor arms-T brackets-(#23595) for a W5. Hope someone can help. Thanks.
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2007 4:42pm
by Mac Irvine
re: engien rebuilding
So... I'm taking apart one of my engines to do you guys a favour. I picked the one most likely to run again... the bearings in the rods seems to have crystalized and one rod bearing is lifting out in blocks ( little oblong hunks of bearing material). Are shell bear...
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2007 12:53pm
by Don Shilling
30 Durant body that was sold on Ebay
If anyone knows who bought the 30 Durant 4 dr. coach body on Ebay earlier this month, would you have them contact me please? I have a lead on a LOT of parts he needs. Dave
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2007 8:13pm
by Dave Schulte
Auburn Schedule of Events
Hi All........ Here is the tentative schedule of events for the Auburn Nationals: Wednesday: Registration opens General tire kicking Tour down town Auburn Hospitality room open Thursday :...
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2007 11:01am
by Charles A. Spitz
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