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Hood Lace Trim Revisited
I can't locate the post now but a couple of weeks ago there was a post concerning whether or not the Star "C" models used a hood lace trim strip. Below is a pic of the front of a 1923 Star "C", # L-34985 that was cut off and used as a power source. The lace trim l...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2007 7:31pm
by Bill Hoaglan
1929 Grill Shell & Emblem For Sale
Hi All........ Had a call from a fellow in Idaho that has a nice shell and embelm (white with blue D ) for sale. Sounds to be in good shape. Asking price is reasonable. Email me for contact info. Frank ---
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2007 4:43pm
by Frank Witkowski
1928 Durant Wooden Spoke Wheels For Sale
For Sale: 1928 Durant Wooden Spoke Wheels We are open to offers: - These wheels are wood spoked and in great shape - Rubber may need to be replaced - A quick sand and paint and you are basically ready to go. Any questions contact Sean at 1-800-263-8104 ext...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2007 6:21am
by Millers Auto Rec...
parts for sale
I have quit a few parts for sale that fit this car . 4 Brake cables 3 brake rods 4 wood spoke wheels --need respoking 19 inch no rims 2 wire spoke wheels no rings not for a 614 has a 3.1/2 inch hub cap opening 2 doors...
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Last Post: Apr 23, 2007 4:56pm
by brian boys
Taol light lens and ring
Thought I had posted this --but guess I missed -- I am in need of a tail light lens and the crome ring for it Does anyone have one to sell ?
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Last Post: Apr 22, 2007 1:10pm
by Norm Toone
spoke duplicator tool on ebay
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Last Post: Apr 21, 2007 8:21pm
by gary kauffman
Pr Form -flexible plastic repair
I have just tried this stuff for repairing my broken up steering wheel. I must say it looks really good. Fills all the holes and cracks and is easy to work with . Sands nicely so it should paint up very well. Has anyone tried it ? I bought it at Lordco auto parts s...
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Last Post: Apr 21, 2007 3:22am
by Ron Jaremkow
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2007 5:38pm
by Levi
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2007 5:35pm
by Levi
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2007 5:34pm
by Levi
Choke Assembly for 23 Durant A-22
Need help in finding pictures or a choke assembly for my 23 Durant. Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated. Your Durant Partner Yates
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2007 4:31pm
by Yates Milton
29 D-40 coupe for sale:
There is an add in Hemmings for a 29 Durant D-40 coupe for sale. The car is in Puyallup, Washington so I called the man. This man had belonged to the first Durant club. He restored the car some years back. He indicated he had not had the car out or started for a...
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2007 11:13pm
by Gary Yelle
1928 Durant M2 Shell & Radiator on Ebay
I've posted a 1928 Durant shell and a radiator on Ebay if any of you are interested . I no longer need the radiator for a backup on my 28 Star M2. Ron
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2007 10:54am
by Ron Scobie
12v Gen Cut Out
I seem to remember someone posting that they had their generator cutout relay changed out to allow the generator to put out 12 Volts. Anyone have info on this? Glenn
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2007 6:24am
by Curtis Smith
Parts For Sale
I have a Star Motors engine serial #47380 mfg. by Continental Motors Corp'n and various other parts ex: convertible top, distributor including drive housing ect... If interested please contact me before I ebay them.
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2007 4:38am
by David Roberts [T...
East Coast Chapter Spring Meet Update
Hi All..... We are finializing the details for the spring meet in Cleveland Ohio. Mark the dates of April 19, 20, 21, 2007 on your calander. Cathy and I visited the area last week end and scouted out some locations, I checked car stuff and Cathy checked shop...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2007 6:29am
by Frank Witkowski
parts for a 614 deluxe rumble seat coupe for sale
I have a few parts for the running gear of this coupe for sale .Also 2 doors and a cowl that is not in the best of shape but could be fixed . I have the rear axle complete - it is taken apart but all there, have the motor mounts,all 4 springs,brake rods dash panel, T...
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 10:02pm
by Fred Scholl
Vintage Durant Catalog FOR SALE
Any offers before I post it on E-Bay….. original Durant paper back catalog……… please check out the link………… http://evil1customs.com/durant/catalog/Durant_parts_catalog.htm
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 2:57pm
by Levi
parts wanted
helping out a non-member friend, who is in need of a 1930-32 Durant frame. Has the driveline and most of the other chassis pieces required. Body is in fair condition, presently learning wood working. Previous owner started but gave up, couldn't find a frame.
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 2:47pm
by Levi
1929 Rugby D-40 Wire Side Van
Just posted a pictured of John Sweeney's beautiful 1929 Rugby D-40 Wire Side Van in the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 7:04am
by Jan Arnett
1929 Durant Four Door Sedan
Just posted four pictures of a 1929 Durant Four Door Sedan owned by Albert Henderson of Pefferlaw, Ontario, Canada. They can be found on the Durant and Current Projects pages. Picture number one shows the barn where is rested for 26 years, but picture number three s...
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Last Post: Apr 15, 2007 8:59am
by Rick Botti
Can't reply
Last few times I have tried to REPLY, the reply doesn't get posted. After clicking on POST, the page doesn't change and it doesn't post. Any one else having a problem? RonJ
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2007 6:40pm
by Ron Jaremkow
New Pictures of 1928 model 65
Just posted pictures of Mike Linthicum's 1928 Durant model 65 on both the Durant and Current Projects pages. Rick
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2007 6:15pm
by Rick Botti
For Sale
1929Durant M4 4dr sed for sale 2500.00 this is a project car in good cond.
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Last Post: Apr 13, 2007 11:54am
by Tony Howlett
De carb of motor
Hi Guys, What additive do you guys use in your petrol to lubricate and decarbonize your motors. At present use Unleaded Petrol with a shot of morreys Lubricant. Your views would be appreciated. John . P.s. I hav...
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Last Post: Apr 13, 2007 8:32am
by Don Shilling
33 Durant for sale
I wanted to sell my 33 sedan awhile back but my aunt, who left me the car didn't want me to. Afew weeks ago my aunt passed away at 92. I have somewhat lost interest in restoring this car, My interest is more into street rods. Don't worry! I would never street rod suc...
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Last Post: Apr 12, 2007 5:39am
by Mike Linthicum
Old Durant Catalog
I found this old catalog check out the link....tell what you guys think.... http://evil1customs.com/durant/catalog/Durant_parts_catalog.htm
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2007 1:34pm
by K McCormick
For Sale 1930 Durant
For Sale, nice 1930 Durant needs restoration. VIN number L3694. Call me @718 234-2929 ask for Mike.
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 12:32pm
by Frank Witkowski
cars for sale
My bro in law sent me these cars he found. Perhaps I'll get a convert yet. He thinks the 32 would look better with V8 etc and street rod. I don't think so !! http://www.americandreamcars.com/1929durantstarcp.htm This is a rare 1929 Star six model R. Hum you mea...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 4:16am
by Norm Toone
How To Add Pictures to your Forum Messages
I just want to remind everyone that you can add an image to your message with a standard HTML image tag like this: - (leave out the quotation marks) Make sure the image you are linking to is stored on a webserver that allows you to remotely link to it, a decen...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 2:43am
by Yates Milton
aussie money problem cured
hey men, thanx for the input...but good news....when my son got home to los angeles,. he found a stash of aussie cash his wife brought back and forgot to cash in....so he is sending the money in aussie currency direct to the man....prblem solved....regards, gary
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2007 9:13pm
by gary kauffman
australian money problem
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2007 8:15pm
by gary kauffman
Club Magazine
I just received the latest issue of the Durant Club magazine. Great layout, articles, and stories. I read with interest the formation of various departments to cover technical help, translation, and such. I also noticed my name mentioned as a source of Spanish transl...
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2007 8:02am
by Ken McCormick
Durant's Standard Update
Thanks to Terje Bråtveit for donating yet another copy of the Durant's Standard magazine. The newest addition to the website is the December 1923 issue. You can find it in the Special Interest section. Rick Botti
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 10:08pm
by Rick Botti
Fuel Pump on Ebay
Hi All..... Check out item 220096313437 If memory serves me right this is the same pump as used on the later 22A engines as used in the 614-617 619 etc. Located in Canada, no bids yet, I'm not bidding on this one Good Luck..... Frank ---
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 7:46pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Looking for detailed pics of 1925 Stars and early car/tractor conversions
Hi, I just bought a 1925 star chassis with front disk wheels and a tractor conversion kit on the rear. I suspect the vehicle was a pickup (because of the disk wheels), but don't know because the body is missing. Also, I don't know the make of the tractor conversion,...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 5:40pm
by Brandon Beard
RIP E-7786
If anyone's keeping track, my office mate brought in a tag he pulled off of a decomposing firewall in the woods in Marlboro, New York some years back. Durant E-7786, a Model M4, has been accounted for. Photo of the tag available, if anyone's ever interested.
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 4:49am
by David Traver Ado...
Throw -out Bearing
Came across nos bearings today NICE #4958 and I am willing to part with does someone have a need for 1 let me know ?
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Last Post: Mar 31, 2007 5:12pm
by steve mercier
Distributor housings
Almost forgot, I am still waiting on a quote from a local CNC shop for the new billet aluminum housings. The guy promised me on friday to have a definite price. All orders have to be prepaid since we talking about a few hundred dollars per piece. Also I had a few...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2007 7:12pm
by John Sweeney
6" Repro hubcaps
Is anyone out there interested in a set of 6, 6inch repro hubcaps from Argentina? I beleive they fit the 31 Durant 619. Price is $308 for the set of 6. You can contact me at schulte3@mepotelco.net. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2007 9:51pm
by Ken McCormick
Windshield post stanchion
With the best intention to improve the look of my Rugby M2 28 y removed stanchions and windshield posts and sent for re-chroming to a shop. Unfortunately the right stanchion that had several welds exploded when trying to repair it. What appeared then, was that the le...
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2007 6:08am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
Meeting Auburn, Indiana, 26 - 30 September 07
How does the meet tie in with a visit to Hershey and/or Carlisle Swap meets. What dates are these and what accommodation is nearby. At this time my Wife (Maureen) and I are toying with the idea of attending the above and would also like to look at an intinerary that...
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2007 10:14pm
by Graham Mock
Australian and New Zealand Chapter.
Australian and New Zealand Chapter: I think it is time we down-under formed our own local chapter of this great club. I see such as a local resource to enable quality restorations by utilising members contributions, written and practical. Also the flushing out of Dur...
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2007 10:04pm
by Graham Mock
Electrical Question
Hey Everyone, I'm having someone rebuild the motor and gen. for me. He wants to know if its Negative or Positive ground off the battery. I guess it varied back then. (29 Durant M2). Thanks Dave
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2007 4:07pm
by Frank Witkowski
Generator Part
I need a generator drive end head assembly for generator model GAL-4104. It is part number GAL-1068. The part itself likely has GAL-68 stamped on the inside. Thanks for your help. Mac
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2007 10:13am
by Mac Irvine
Parking light lenses
If you are looking for a parking light lense, there are a grouping of five on eBay. One is the Depress beam style as used on 30 - 32 Durant cars. There were however, different sizes used. Item 130092676381 Gord
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Last Post: Mar 26, 2007 12:14pm
by Norm Toone
1925 Locomobile
Hello:)There is a 1925 Locomobile JR-8 Straight 8 Sedan Barn Fresh for sale on ebay. This is the first time I see this model for sale on eBay. Here is the adress: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Other-Makes-Locomobile-JR-8-1925-Locomobile-JR-8-Straight-8-Sedan-Ba...
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Last Post: Mar 24, 2007 11:58am
by Terje Bratveit
Cowl molding question for 1922 Star
A good friend of mine is doing a 100% correct restoration on a 1922 Star. His question is: "Did the '22 Star originally have trim moulding on the cowl to seat the back of the hood? Mine does not, nor is there any visible indication that there ever was one. Only the...
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2007 8:20am
by Bill Hoaglan
Brake pedal return spring
What is the specs for the return spring for the brake pedal in the 30 coupe . How long is it --whats the tension ?? Any one able to answer this ?? Best would be a picture I guess but any info would be a help Thanks Ken
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2007 12:21am
by Ken McCormick
seat springs.
Anyone have any tips on where to find seat springs?? I would sure like to have springs rather than just foam padding .I need both the front and the rumble seat, seats and backs. Looking more and more like I better take a long road trip again .I seem to be fin...
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2007 3:09pm
by Frank Witkowski
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