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Spare Wheel Mount
I have a 1926 six cyl. Rugby.I would like to mount the spare wheel on the right hand fender instead of on the rear. Is this possible. Regards, Peter Dunne
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2004 12:44am
by Peter Dunne
31 Durant rear axle
The rear axle for the '31 model 619 seems to be unique, heavier and different than others I have seen. I picked up an axle that has reportedly been gone through - redone, including new brakes, etc. I was told it was put together but not "set up". I'm not an axle kind...
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2004 8:53pm
by cdmn
COuld my car be famous?
Are there movie studios in L.A. that rent old cars?
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2004 6:22pm
by Ken McCormick
1923 Rugby Tourer for sale
100% complete, restoration project
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 1:04pm
by Brian
Selling 1929 Durant coupe
Needs refurbished, but is all there (6 cylinder) Best way to get ahold of me is phone 317 223 9781
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 8:36am
by Kim Phillips
Thanks Gord & Don
Thanks for the info guys,I live in the uk and its a rare car here and hard to find info on so your help was very much appreciated.I have a rugby M4 1929 roadster or de lux roadster, Im not really sure which as it has the fender mounted spare wheels but the wooden art...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2004 3:39am
by Barry White
engine swap
Can anyone please tell me can I fit a 1923 continental star engine into my 1929 Rugby and will I need to adapt anything or does it go straight in .I am not sure if it is the same engine used for both cars, it looks the same in the picture I have. thanks Barry
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2004 8:26pm
by Don Shilling
Did anyone make it to Hershey ? Any interesting finds ? Dave
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Last Post: Oct 19, 2004 12:13pm
by Dave Schulte
1929 durant mo#614
how much would this car be worth in mint cond.
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Last Post: Oct 18, 2004 10:39am
by Bill Hoaglan
Questions about Paint/chrome/nickel
I have seen many pictures of restored units and there is some inconsistency in the finish of several parts. My concern is related a 1928 M2 Rugby, and here are the questions related with black paint or chrome/nickel finish: 1)Windshield brackets fixed to the bo...
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Last Post: Oct 17, 2004 3:07pm
by Gregg Wellner
My husband just got home with the "new" car. I am amazed, it's so cool. I would like to post a photo so you experts can tell me what you think. How do I do that? This is so neat!
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Last Post: Oct 16, 2004 7:11pm
by Rick Botti
Hemmings Classic Car Magazine
How many of you subscribe to the new "Hemmings Classic Car" magazine? If you do, you should read an article in the December 2004 issue about Skip Marketti. If you dont, you need to. For those of you that attended the 2003 DMAC Annual meeting you will remember...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2004 8:01pm
by Charles A. Spitz
Spring shackles
I am looking for a set of front spring shackles for my Durant 60. Anyone know where I may get a set. Can the pin on the end of the leaf spring be pushed out. This is the pin that fits in the shackle.
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Last Post: Oct 14, 2004 12:53am
by Peter Dunne
Can ANYONE tell me good site to look at to get the value of a Durant? TIA
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2004 12:14pm
by Charles A. Spitz
AACA Magazine
Did anyone notice the inside back cover of the latest Antique Automobile magazine? Looks like a Star service truck to me. What do you think? Frank
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Last Post: Oct 9, 2004 2:03pm
by Bob Porter
Durant Partner
Hello everyone. It is now October and I feel you all deserve a update on our club magazine. As you remember Tony did not have the luxury of working hand in hand with someone new to help with our high class first class award wining magazine as his employer UPS started...
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Last Post: Oct 8, 2004 12:54pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Grey-Dort parts
I have what I was told is a 1918 Grey Dort roadster cowl, doors, windshield stantions, and windshild frame. Only rust at all I have seen is in the windshield frame. Would like $300 for everything. Feel free to call me @ 304-365-0884....Scott
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:16pm
by Scott
1928 M2 Durant for sale
I have lost all interest in my Durant and have deceided to sell her. Body is rough, (see pic under photos) most all the wood is gone. Frame has been cleaned, painted, new late model rear end seals installed. rear was purchased from Frank Whittaker and seemed to be...
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:14pm
by Frank Witkowski
1929 Durant 4dr sedan
looking for an iginition switch for a 29 sedan One of the last items in a complete restoration. ANy help is appreciated
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 3:37pm
by James Lay
Durrant on AACA board
Saw this listed on the AACA BB. http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=246640&page=1&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1 Jan
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:01am
by Jan Arnett
Shocks rebuilt
Does anyone have a good source for having the original shocks rebuilt for my Durant 60? The name on them is Delco Remy (Lovejoy).
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Last Post: Oct 5, 2004 4:18pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Cowl Light Arms
Hi, would anyone have a spare set of cowl light arms for a 29 model 60, I need a deacent set for chroming or to borrow a set so Mike and Neil Butters can make me a new set any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2004 4:24am
by Steve Mercier
A-22 Manifold
The manifold on our A-22 has been welded at the outlet and whilst bead blasting, we found that you can see through the weld. Does anyone have one of the early manifolds that they would part with? This is the early one that has the vacuum tank affixed to it. I be...
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2004 2:02pm
by Carol And Larry ...
I.D. Plates
I remember back a short while ago someone was having new I.D. plates made up for various makes and models and I belive Gord Curl was requesting some for Forntenacs. Did any of these ever get made and are any more available to Frontenac owners?
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Last Post: Sep 30, 2004 7:16am
by Frank Witkowski
The Durant Partner
Good news about the Sept. club magazine. I paid Tony's old printer in Los Angeles with one of my credit cards to speed up everything and he is going to run a proof tomorrow and my hat goes off to Haley for all her driving around in the Los Angeles traffic to get this...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:29pm
by Carol And Larry ...
Hershey meeting place
Hello all!! Larry will be at Hershey in the White Field. WAX 6-7 Look for the Durant Banner!! Everyone from the club are invited to meet him on Friday at 4:30.. for an hour or so. BYO drinks and goodies. Lets talk Durants !
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:23pm
by Carol And Larry ...
East Coast Chapter
We had some discussion at the New Jersey meet about forming an Eastern Chapter. Is there any interest? Yates and I talked to some of the folks there and did collect some names. If you would be interested in working with us to form a chapter please contact eith...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:14pm
by Carol And Larry ...
DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe on Ebay
There is a DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe for sale on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=6472&item=2491968010&rd=1
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 7:43am
by Rick Botti
Electrical system
Now I am facing the electrical system of my 1928 M2 Rugby. I have seen headlamps chart of Mazda bulbs and there is some indication about 32 and 21 CP for 6Volts. Looking around locally I found 50 CP bulbs and had been told that those where the lamps used at that t...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 3:49am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
1929 Model 60 Parts
I'm parting out a '29 Model 60 2 Door Coupe. If any one is interested let me know your needs. I took a lot of pictures today (No Rain). Shipping would be from Seattle area.
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2004 11:58am
by Stephen Aldrich
New Jersey Durant Meet Pictures
The first pictures of last weekends Durant meet are now posted in the Photograhs section. Click on the Photographs button, then click on the Past Events Button. From there one last click on the 2004 Annual meet button and you're there. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2004 1:20pm
by Rick Botti
Traveling West with empty trailer
I will be driving from Philadelphia, PA to Fallon, NV to pick up a 1929 Durant model 60 parts car. On the way West my trailer will be empty. Do you have anything that needs to go from East to West. The trailer is not closed. The load should be less then 2,000 pounds....
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 5:28pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Star Radiator cap
I am told that a 23-27 Chevrolet radiator cap will fit my 24 Star. I can get one in TX unless there is a Star one available. Ideas?
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 3:49pm
by Ken Crowl
1924 Star for sale on Ebay. Must be a typo?
Just listed on Ebay Motors is a 1924 star with a price of $79,999.00. This has to be a typo! What hat did they pull that price out of? Can you imagine that?
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2004 5:00pm
by jake
1932 Durant
4 Door.....6 Cyl. Never Restored....In excellent shape Call Anytime after 6 P.M. 1-705-389-2270 Serious callers only please
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2004 5:22pm
by Walter Williams
DMAC Annual Meeting is Concluded
The Seventh Annual DMAC Meeting is over, and most of the attendees are on their way home. We had nine different Durant made vehicles at various times during the weekend. We had about 60 different people attend the various events over the three days. On Frida...
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2004 2:23pm
by Charles A. Spitz
now that day 3 of the 4 day east coast meeting has ended can we finally stop this annoying popup that has been announcing it daily for the past few months thanking you in advance bec
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Last Post: Sep 16, 2004 7:17am
by mike Linthicum
I'need pictures to restore a Durant 32 roadstar !!!
My name is Aabel Aguilera. I' live in Argentina. I have a durant 1932, Before roadstar, Now truck. Please I' need your help. In this moment I' rebuilding this Durant, but I' need pictures of the others similar cars . In specialy of the END of car (rumble seat...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2004 7:32pm
by Gary warden
Door Bumpers
I have arranged for the production of the semi-circular door stops or bumpers as used in models M2, M4, 40, 55, 60, and R. These were part number 22661. A pair (required for each door) will cost $7.00 plus shipping. These should be available before the end of Augus...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2004 5:57pm
by Mac Irvine
1930 Durant 614 - auction on ebay
Greetings, my father, Jim Smith, has asked me to auction this car for him on ebay. I thought I'd let this forum know about it. If you'd like to call him and talk to him about it he can be reached at 704-492-1126. He doesn't have a computer. This is what he say...
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2004 5:40pm
by Michelle Smith
Can anyone tell me exactly where the timing mark is on the flywheel? I don't know if it is just covered with dirt and grease causing it not to be visible.
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2004 5:40pm
by Bill DeVries
water pump parts 24 star
I am looking for new a water pump shaft & bushing for my 24 Star F Touring or water pump or place that rebuilds. Also I still need a rear body panel for the same car. All help appreciated !
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2004 9:25am
by Glenn Guild
Steering wheel
In my previous post I had mentioned that I needed help to remove the steering wheel on my Model 60. What I really need is help getting the horn button and levers off to get at the nut underneath. Sorry about the confusion. I just don't want to break anything. T...
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2004 5:34am
by Al Farnum
DMAC Annual Meeting-NJ
With less than a week to go there are: 34 people coming to the annual meeting 47 people coming to the Elizabeth Durant Plant 42 people coming to the Saturday BBQ 32 people coming to the Deal, NJ event Are you one of those that will be in NJ for the annual me...
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2004 8:35pm
by Charles A. Spitz
September Durant Partner
Hello everyone!! As the last issue was my first attempt at putting out this wonderful publication, the mailing came a little later than had been expected. However, this upcoming issue should be to you all by the later end of September. To all of those contri...
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2004 2:45pm
by Haley
All ready and prepared for "Frances"
Ok fellow DMAC members, I think that all the Florida DMAC members are now finally done hurricane preparations, boarded up house windows, and ready to hunker down and ride out the storm. Keep us in you prayers!
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2004 8:02am
by Mike Linthicum
Recipes for the 7th Annual DMAC Meeting
We only have 3 recipes....we would like a lot more.....ALSO, if you are one of the ones that has sent a recipe, and you would like a photo of your Durant, Star etc included in the recipe book please send it to me via email wlbjayhawk@aol.com If you would like a p...
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Last Post: Sep 5, 2004 9:33pm
by Carla Spitz-Fish...
1929 Durant coupe for sale
We have the coupe still for sale. A local gentleman was going to buy it , but lost his job. Asking 5700.00. Needs restored. Pictures of the car were in a couple of the last magazine issues. Phone 317-346-6429
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2004 6:33am
by Kim Phillips
Cars & Parts Mag.
Today I received my October copy of Cars and Parts. Starting on page 28 is the write up of the Antiques on the Bay car show in St. Ignace, MI. On page 30, picture #8 sitting next to a 1931 Buick Rumble seat auto look close at the Auto a long side with the big disk...
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2004 6:35am
by Gordon F. Curl
annual meeting in nj
is anybody coming from oregon area to nj meeting that may hav room for a 29 durant coupe? i hav 1 in seaside or that i need brought to nj it is not running and some front parts are loose so may need closed trailer any help greatly appreciated thanx bec
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2004 4:10am
by bec
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