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W5 Rear Engine Seal
Well when I rev up the old engine, oil start coming out from under the rear main bearing. The Engine was rebuilt, last summer and new felts from Olson's were put in. But now it looks like I must replace the felts. But I do not what to remove crank. Looking...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 3:25pm
by Guy Belzil
throw out bearing
I'm looking for a throw out bearing for a 1928 Durant Engine No. 15L-1839 Serial No. E-2662 Model D-65 I appreciate any help Thank You Dwayne Scheidel 1769 7 mile road NW Comstock Park Mi 49321 Cell 616-901-8657
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 5:18am
by Dwayne Scheidel
A22 Hayes Durant wire wheel hub cap and hood mechanism details - 4 door open tourer body
Would anyone know where I could procure a good Hayes Durant wire wheel hubcap for A22 Durant? I am missing one of the four. I have procured a low mileage Durant that had sat underneath a house for 60 years. It has a really good body and easy restoration. Car i...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 12:18am
by Bruce McCann
Hi All, it's been a while. Hard economic times has forced me to put my 1929 M-2 up for sale. It has all been re-done, except for a couple items.Body and interior new, engine-starter-generater rebuilt, new tires. All it needs speedo rebuilt, brakes need some work, oth...
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2010 7:51am
by David Ford
14L for sale
i have a excellent complete small bore 14L MOTOR FOR SALE 1200$ this is a complete drop in motor w/clutch
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Last Post: Mar 13, 2010 3:28pm
by brian boys
Book owned by W.C. Durant
As anyone else seen this book offered on E bay claiming to be owned by Billy Durant Item # 110499877084 Not to sound negative, but I have doubts as to this claim. Please check this out and comment. Thank You Family
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Last Post: Mar 9, 2010 4:54pm
by Steve Large
B22 Durant For Sale
I just got a call from David Ashcraft in Monroe, LA. He is helping a friend sell a B22 sedan, right hand drive (from Australia) and is not sure what to ask for it. His friend acquired the car as payment for another deal. Needs considerable re-wood work,,,,,,,,,, He...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 1:27pm
by Don Shilling
Found Durant on craigslist
Saw this on craigslist. It is advertised as a 32, but looks like a 1922 or 23 Durant. It is in Los Angeles, CA http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/1613420213.html
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Last Post: Feb 24, 2010 12:48am
by Rick Botti
car keys for sale
i found a site for antgique ignition keys ....many durant keys listed ....I searched web for keys for sale and got this.... "KEYMEN" they sell classic car keys also, from hemmings..... jessers classic keys akron, ohio 330-376-8180 www.jessersclassickey...
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Last Post: Feb 21, 2010 4:26pm
by Gary k & Marcia
1928 DURANT M2 4DR. SEDAN to be lost
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2010 5:20am
by Norm Toone
FLINT E55/E80 Parts wanted
I have just returned from a meeting of our local vintage car club. One of our members mentioned to me that he has most mechanical Parts for 1924 Flint which he would like to sell. Are you interested or is Australia too far away for you Jeff.
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Last Post: Feb 10, 2010 3:32am
by John Sweeney
Billy Durant... Ottawa Citizen
Here's a new site for you to view. Caught the article by accident in the Citizen about Google having one of our papers now online from 1890 to currect date. Even caught the National Archives and main Library unaware Google had done this. Great for family history but...
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2010 12:45pm
by Norm Toone
Parts for sale for a 614 Coupe 1930
Motor, Transmission, drive shaft, rear-end, 4 wood spoke wheels and some kind of tires??, most of interior for sale that is in original condition (never re-covered). Give me a call and lets talk. 816-261-1079
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2010 6:35pm
by Bill Fasching
Modern axles for Durant, Star, Rugby. to 1929
Enquiring if any interest exists for the manufacture of axles to suit all Durant, Star and Rugby vehicles to 1929 models. To the best of my knowledge the outer tapered bearings are like hens teeth and if available extremely expensive. David Cornell of Albury, NSW,...
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 11:10pm
by Phil Donoghoe
Coureur de Bois - Translation Services
I'm a ole' coureur de bois, my canoo broke down and I am in place call Alberta, The guy here talk english, (i learn good stuff). Dat english men, I know de talk of dat kind of homme. "Google" is wat de blocks head tink can make talk french, ha I say to me. I k...
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 6:43am
by Guy Belzil
Gord Taylors 1930 614 sedan
Gord died this summer owning a 1930 6 wheel 614 sedan. Five bolt wires with lock rings. I didn't keep many pic's of his car but attach the ones I have. Car is at #1 Karla Dawn Ave, Lantz, NS ,Canada B2S 1Y7. Shirley has the car for sale but I haven't been given any p...
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Last Post: Jan 24, 2010 12:22pm
by Norm Toone
Photographs of your cars.
It's been awhile since I posted this, so I wanted to bring it back to the top again. Since the last posting several years ago we have had many new members join, many new cars get purchased and many restored. I'd like to see them as would many other in the club. Pleas...
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Last Post: Jan 19, 2010 8:27am
by Mike Linthicum
I need a picture of the rear seat assembly for a 4 door car I am working on a M4 and I think there are parts missing for the rear seat? If anyone can help I would be greatful. DON
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2010 8:57am
by Don Gaskill
Durant Partner
We got the Partner today. Another great Issue. Thanks Carol & the staff. Sonia & myself would like to wish a HAPPY NEW YEAR to all. WE also would like to welcome our new officers aboard
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2010 7:09pm
by Bert Babick
Durant flathead 4
I recently uncovered a Durant 4 cylinder flathead (or at least what's left of it) while clearing blackberries from my property. Three of the plugs are out and consequently the cylinders are full of rust however there are some detachable parts that may be of value. T...
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Last Post: Dec 31, 2009 11:57am
by Michael Ramos
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2009 8:33pm
by gary k
Ignition Keys
Can any one help me with a key for a D40 1928/1929 rugby. I purchased a barrel and key from frank some time ago.However it will not fit my Clum Switch. Have managed to repair switch and at present use a small screw driver to turn on & off. Would prefer to use a...
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2009 2:48am
by John Sweeney
GM Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction
FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/15/09) -- The Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction. The industrial complex was divided into four sections, and each of those parcels has a new owner. The chant of the auctioneer filled the atrium a...
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Last Post: Dec 16, 2009 9:16am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Motors Flint Car Factory for sale
Here is some very intertesting news on Billy's Durant Motor's Flint car factory. FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/09/09) -- When the Great Lakes Tech Center goes up for auction next week, a historic Flint landmark will be sold at the same time. ABC12's Randy Conat takes a...
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2009 10:38am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Step Plates
Hi Fellows: I had a friend phone me with a lead on a couple of NOS ? Durant Step Plates. Seems as if some chap in Saskatchewan had a couple that he would be willing to trade for Model T Parts. If you are interested call 306-775-0995 He had his ad posted on a Mo...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2009 2:04pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Dort price reduced
I have been able to reduce the price on my late father's 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan. Now asking only $9800 It has a mostly restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. It still needs some work, but i...
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Last Post: Dec 2, 2009 7:35pm
by Bonnie Duncan
Generator end cover on ebay
Check out item #250539213339 this item is listed in the Overland column, there are two end covers being sold and one appears to be for an A-22 (i'm not sure if Star was using this same part) this is the pot metal part that houses the distributor and are hard to come...
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2009 7:49am
by Bill Hoaglan
LOCOMOBILE 8-70 Engine For Sale
All, I have just been contacted by a Mr. Jim Fasnacht of Houston TX (713-256-6511)who picked up a "mostly" complete 1928(?)Loco 8-70 Lycoming, Straight Eight. Loco 8-70 data plate and engine casting date 1927. He got the engine in a group of parts and desperate...
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Last Post: Nov 25, 2009 5:08pm
by Lance Chabot
Turkey Rod Run
Will there be any other Durant owners at the event? I'll be here all weekend driving around. Would be nice to meet some other owners. My cell phone is 386-871-5223. I'm also looking for extra wooden wheels and a straight front axle to build a period trailer to tow be...
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Last Post: Nov 24, 2009 4:34am
by Bruce Butler
r6a carb arms
I have a M4 with the stock r6a carb "BUT" the levers are broke part #01516 and #02253 does anyone have an old carb with the levers still good? OR can someone tell me where i can get them? thanks Don
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2009 9:28pm
by Don Gaskill
Oil Pan
If it aint 1 thing its 6. I am in need of an oil pan . Got the thing all back together yesterday--left it overnight and this afternoon went to find oil all over the floor. Pinhole in the pan. I would rather replace it with a new pan than try repairing this one. I am...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2009 3:23pm
by Ken McCormick
New Flint Pics
I have updated some of the pictures on the Flint page. First you find several pictures of Tom Twomey's beautiful 1926 Flint Junior Z-18. Second the owner of the only Flint in Switzerland found us and sent two more pictures of his 1924 E-55. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2009 11:23pm
by Rick Botti
1988 car show
Finally, I am able to download and share video. My '30 Durant at a car show in 1988 Enjoy! Kn
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2009 6:21pm
by Keith N
Dort for Sale
I have a 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan for sale. It has a partially restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. We have a spare chassis for some parts and the original wooden braces for the top, that ar...
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2009 2:42pm
by Bonnie Duncan
Autolite MN 4001 starter
Hello I have a Durant B22 from 1922 which I am so happy, but starter has collapsed is an AUTOLITE MN 4001 start at how I can buy a new or maybe just an armature there. Sincerely, Leif Tougaard
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2009 11:48am
by Leif Tougaard
Hershey 2009
For those of us who missed Hershey this year follow the link to a slide show of some of the cars on the judging field on Saturday. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ruthjane/sets/72157622466043701/show/
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2009 3:25pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant D60 1929 Touring
Estimados Amigos: Gracias por comunicarse conmigo por la búsqueda de mis faros,y otros accesorios. De mi auto quería saber si hay información de cuantos se fabricaron,busco su historia y tengo muy poco, quisiera con...
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2009 8:11am
by carlos Carmona
Star, Durant, Flint: Boyce-MotoMeter Rad Ornament/Temp Gauges
All, As mentioned earlier this Hershey seller had original Boyce MotoMeter Rad ornament/Temp gauges for our Star, Durant, and Flint cars (as well as Many other makes!). Priced from $100 to $150 depending on condition and outside surface treatment . Price probably ne...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2009 7:18pm
by Lance Chabot
Where can I find seat springs for my car. Do I have to have them built and if so where can I get them made? I have thought of using foam but dont know if that would work okay. Any info is appreciated. Thanks Ken
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2009 8:43am
by Ken McCormick
'29 W-5 engine parts
looking for some W-5 engine parts now,rear seal block disintigrated along with the jb weld that was holding it together, head gasket, ect. Thanks
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Last Post: Oct 14, 2009 11:14am
by brad
1928 Durant outside door handle
My Model 65 uses these door handles on the outside (4dr sedan). I have found a supplier in Australia that makes the matching inside door handles and window cranks etc and is fairly reasonable. He will cast these door handles for me but he needs a minimum order of 12...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2009 6:40am
by Mike Linthicum
Star engine/ Dort Parts
There is a star engine for sale on the AACA forum under for sale. I couldn't get it to copy but you will find it at AACA.org. He also has Dort parts for sale. The engine looks very good but missing carb, water pump and distributor. Good hunting. Jan
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2009 10:21am
by Jan Arnett
Removing Chrome
After reading Shaun Murphy's post on poor chrome quality it got me thinking about my radiator cap. The chrome is pealing off. But underneath the metal is brass and appears to be in good shape. I thought i would just finish pealing off the chrome and buff the the bras...
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Last Post: Oct 10, 2009 6:21am
by Lawrence
1928 Durant Roadster for sale
1928 Durant Roadster, full frame-off restoration comp-leted by Memory Lane Motors one year ago. Car has won ribbons in two car shows. $40,000 Can. 705-887-3313
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2009 5:54am
by Gordon A. White
Continental W5 cylinder heads
I have 2 cylinder heads to fit Star/Durant cars with W5 Continental motor. One is a W5-A, the other a W%-B. Photos available.
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2009 4:19am
by Paul Jacobs
re-arch the old springs or not !!
I was wondering if anyone out there might know the correct (original) ride height of my Star as it relates to the springs. I have no idea how much they may have sagged in 85 years. So, what I'm looking for,is possibly a measurement from the ground to the frame? Sure...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2009 8:33pm
by Rusty Buchanan
Wood wheel varnishing / and steering wheel
The present varnish on the wheels is very presentable, and appears to be a satin finish over oak wood. The wood steering wheel has a soft dull finish surrounding the metal structure. What is the prescribed approach for best maintenance / varnishing, including best p...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2009 2:51pm
by Ronald Hast
HERSHEY, GET Ready< SET> Let's Go!
Our Durant Base Camp will be on the Red Field, behind the stadium. Look for spaces RSG 31, 32 or 33. We will have shelter and refreshment. Set up will be Tuesday, October 6th, starting around noon. We will have a camper, a trailer with a Mod 70 Deluxe sedan on it...
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2009 3:07am
by Arthur Roberts
Wooden wheels
Hi there all, Does anybody know if Steve at Wooden Wheels is still available to deal through. I have emailed him several times with no reply. I'm very keen to make contact because I'm at the stage where I need to have the spokes to make the wheels. Also, I have...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2009 2:08am
by Richard Starick
Any 1929 Locomobile's Out-there? and NEW club member!
Bob Smith, I got your letter yesterday and am writing an answer to Mr. Falek's, Decoral Ia. Question: Are any 1929 Locomobile's Out-there??? Excellent letter and he is quite correct in that 1929 was a short production year starting in Sept 1928 and ending in...
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2009 5:52pm
by Lance Chabot
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