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1923 Flint Engine
Have complete 1923 Flint big 6 engine. Very rusty, been siting in back yard for years. Make offer. Ask for Doug (909)825-1211
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2004 8:13pm
by nance
6-14 colours
Hi At the stage of putting colour coats on some parts of my 1930 6-14 deluxe. Can anyone tell me if originally 1 dash board is body colour or black or any thing else ( i have painted instument backing plate black ) 2 side mount spare wheel brackets black or body...
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2004 5:24am
by Sid Semple
How do I make a puller for my 1924 wood spoke rims
I have a new paint job & I would like to paint my rims also . But I'm not really sure about how to remove them. I think I need some type of a puller. Any ideas are welcome
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2004 1:12am
Dort Left Front Fender
I found what I believe to be a 1923/1924(?) Dort left front fender at the swap meet last weekend. Anyone out there who can help identify exactly what year it is? I can send you some sketches. It has some very unique contours so a Dort owner should be able to deter...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 9:22pm
by Robert Bush
Zenith Carb
Got the 30 Durant out on the road to-day after a longish winter. With the new gears I got from Frank, the transmission sounds 100% better!!! If anyone needs a noisy set of gears, gladly pass them on to you. (Noisy gears are better than no gears ... Very happy...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 8:47pm
by Frank Witkowski
W8 spark plugs
Any W-8 owners out there who have purchased spark plugs recently? Every chart or manual I look in has a different plug number and likely not available. The car is a driver, not a show car, so I'm not concerned about black shells etc. Just a plug that fits an...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 7:40pm
by Bob Porter
Head bolt torque spec.
Where can I find head bolt torque specs on web site or does someone know off-hand for 1928 Durant W5. Gregg
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 1:51pm
by Bob Porter
Who was that team that knocked off number one undefeated Stanford today on National TV anyway? Ha. Tee Hee.
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 1:18pm
by Dick
14L idle
Hello, I have a 1926 Star coach with a Continental 14L 6 cylinder engine. We are having difficulty getting it to idle smoothly. We tried another carb from Lance (thank you Lance) but it still seems to "load up" on idle and run to rich with the exhaust smelling like...
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2004 3:14pm
by Swen Erickson
1927-28 Star Parts Car on Ebay
Missing the body, but may make a good source for parts. Rick http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2471790912&category=39405
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Last Post: Apr 4, 2004 11:51am
by Rick Botti
W5 Head and Block
Pulled head off 1928 Durant M2 W5 engine yesterday. Pistons and cyl walls are really like new.#3 has one teenie scratch, But not enough to worry about. Looks like head gasket leaked between 2 and 3. Question is, I will send head to machine shop for cleaning and to ch...
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Last Post: Apr 4, 2004 11:03am
by Gregg Wellner
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