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Tire Terminology
Looking thru the parts books I see wheels and rims pertaining to "High Pressure", "Balloon", and "Cord" tires. "High Pressure" means clincher type rims but what is the difference between "Cord" and "Balloon" construction?
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Last Post: Dec 27, 2008 9:03pm
by Don Shilling
article in old cars weekly
Did anyone else see the article in old cars weekly about Durant http://www.oldcarsweekly.com/GeneralMenu/
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Last Post: Dec 27, 2008 5:10pm
by Mike Rice
Locomobile Pictures
Mike, I will be forwarding you and Rick pictures of my Locomobiles for inclusion in the Photographs section. Plus I've also been approached by several other Locomobile owner's (with pictures)in the US and worldwide for information and help, who I have asked to join...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2008 4:02pm
by Lance Chabot
M-2 Durant wheel puller
Are there any 2 1/4 inch wheel pullers out there for sale? I have seen early Durant ones for sale on Ebay but none that would fit an M-2. I would rather not have to fabricate one if at all possible. Thanks for any tips or leads. John Parrish 541-514-5084 johnkatepar...
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Last Post: Dec 15, 2008 4:27pm
by John Parrish
Distributor housings
Hello everyone, finally I am getting around to play with my CNC machine. I should have the first batch of distributor housings ready by the end of the week. This batch is for all 4 cylinder engines. The price per is US $ 345.00. To run the machine is a little mor...
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2008 7:24pm
by Franz Fraitzl
Ebay Durant brocheurs / manuals
There you go Frank pic of the Dort buggy ...1922 Dort Sedan & 1900 ? Durant Dort Carriage Brochure Item number: 260315440415 Goodness there are a lot of Durant manuals on Ebay under Durant ... Transportation .. 76 of them
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Last Post: Nov 29, 2008 12:58pm
by Norm Toone
NEED AN ANSTED MOTOR
AM LOOKING FOR A ANSTED MOTOR USED IN DURANTS FROM 1920 TO 1925. THIS IS A 6 CYLINDER MOTOR WITH OVERHEAD CAM. USED IN THE LARGER MODEL DURANTS AND ALSO USED IN LEXINGTONS. I HAVE A VERY HISYORIC RACE CAR CALLED THE ANSTED SPECIAL DRIVEN BY A BLACK DRIVER BY THE...
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Last Post: Nov 22, 2008 4:23pm
by PATRICK KELSO
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2008 5:59pm
by Rockey Marino
Switches needed for Mod 70
Does anyone have for sale dash board swithces that would be OK for a MOd 70. Thanks Arthur Roberts aroberts1948@live.com
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2008 1:04pm
by Arthur Roberts
EBAY Devaux/Durant Distributor
There is currently an AUTOLITE IGB-4031A distributor for sale on EBAY. The listing number is: 370111863774.
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2008 7:19am
by Dennis Murphy
W4 block and parts
I have a good, spare W4 block and head as well as a couple of starter motor brackets that fit a W4 block. Does anyone need any of these parts? They are in Guelph, ON; so shipping the block could be expensive.
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2008 10:08am
by Mac Irvine
Firewall and axle
Anyone know what year these are ? Looks like 28 / 29 firewall with holes for right or left hand driving. Fellow on ebay sent them to me and I assume for sale as he sold his 614 two years ago. Rad support hole dead center so not 30 - 32. Ford A body is his current pro...
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2008 8:58am
by Norm Toone
Mod. 70, 1929 (30?) Deluxe Sedan for sale
Life is full of opportunities. So that I can respond to an opportunity facing me, I have decided to sell my Mod. 70, along with 3 W-5 parts engines I have. This car may be the only one of its kind. Gary Kauffman has a Mod 70 coupe and knows of another coupe,...
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2008 1:44pm
by Arthur Roberts
Dort letter opener
Today I bought a cardboard box of small tools and in the box was a flat brass colored letter opener with the Dort emblem on the handle portion. Can anyone provide any information about it? Thanks in advance.
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2008 1:54pm
by Gary Johnson
26 star for sale
i have my car for sale 26 star mod. r sedan ,comes with an 18ft. enclosed trailor 12500$ a 14l motor clutch and trans all in excellent running condition 1100$ a rear exit 14l exhaust/int. manifold 40$ the car is complete and runs very well,new braks tires paint...
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2008 7:42pm
by brian boys
Pacific Coast Chapter Meet
Last Saturday the Pacific Coast chapter toured the Western Railway Museum in Suisun City, California. If though it rained all day, everyone had a grand time riding a 1930's vintage electric trolley. After the ride we took advantage of an opportunity to take part in...
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Last Post: Nov 5, 2008 11:23pm
by Rick Botti
1926 Durant for sale
Don't know what I am doing wrong but I can't seem to bring up the info on the car. Under http://www.prewarcar.com/parts/list.php?pc=s&s=p&cmid=96 ... I get a dash and motor for sale in NZ. Click on the dash pic and that brings up the dash info but below all that i...
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Last Post: Nov 1, 2008 1:37pm
by Norm Toone
Continental Photographs.
Hey Rick ... just noticed after the discussion with Daryl about Continental's our site doesn't have a spot for pictures of Ace, Flyer or Beacon cars, should a member have one. We do for Fronty's 31 - 33 should a C400 and C600 be submitted. And we know Steve has a C4...
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2008 12:59pm
by Norm Toone
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1928 DURANT MODEL 40 for sale
1928 DURANT MODEL 40 for sale http://www.cruisersclassics.com/car_pages/1928Durant.htm
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2008 7:55am
by Dennis
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1922 Durant for sale
1922 Durant Sedan Durant Sedan . 4dr Sedan, 21,000 miles, 4 cyl, original museum survivor. Still has its original muffler, upholstery top material and glass. Very beautiful car. Price - $ 11,500 http://www.cars-on-line.com/20650.html
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2008 5:30am
by Dennis
DURANT 1931 6-14 BLIND WINDOW SEDAN COMING UP 4 SALE
IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED I GOT A CALL FROM THE MAN WHO HAD THE CAR I MENTIONED LAST YEAR....HE WANTS TO SELL...I GUESS THE QUESTION IS WHAT PART OF 5000 DO WE HAVE TO SPEND?....IT IS COMPLETE AND HE HAS HAD IT FOR MANY YEARS...BUT IT DOES NEED RESTORING....HE HAS HAD...
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Last Post: Oct 16, 2008 8:35pm
by gary kauffman
Radiator Emblem Restoration
Here is a website to visit regarding radiator emblem restoration. I recently had two emblems restored with very good results. Maxwellenamels.com Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Oct 14, 2008 9:06am
by Dave Schulte
Modern Pinion and Axle seals
I was just going through the tech section on the site looking for information on modern oil seals for the rear end of my '26 coupe. I did find the part numbers that other members have used and am wondering if they would be common through all years? If so, it would...
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Last Post: Oct 13, 2008 7:17pm
by Brian D.
Locomobile Parts search
Arthur, Frank,et All, While at Hershey (or at home) if you or any of the other Durant club come accross ANY Locomobile parts (i.e like small JR-8 hubcaps or other Loco.Parts/Hubcaps) please e-mail or call to let us know. Or get the owner/vendors name and number...
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Last Post: Oct 10, 2008 10:17am
by Lance Chabot
Calling for 08 National Meeting notes, or articles, and Thanks for the Plaque!!
First of all I want to thank all the members for the appreciation and the the honor of receiving such a nice plaque, and my name was spelled correctly! Although I was not there to receive it, I was there in spirit I can not think of a greater group to do this...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2008 9:10am
by Carol Fogarazzo
just a thought
I was thinking if everyone would run a want ad in thier local papers for parts or leades on parts and whole cars we could probly cover a lot of country.
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2008 5:51am
by Mike Rice
Split Rim Tool
If anyone is still looking for a split rim jack, I came across one on Ebay, # 120309638210
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2008 4:44pm
by Don Shilling
Parts / Photos
I am looking for 4 fenders for a 1931 Durant Sport Roadster, also does anyone have photo's of the 31 Sport Roadster completed?
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2008 6:32pm
by Angelo Bosco
6-14 in Car Show
My 1930 6-14 Durant deluxe sedan was in the 18th annual Harbor Run car show in Channel Islands Harbor on the 14th of Sept. 2008. I wanted to go to Astoria, but did not have a trailer to haul my Durant, maybe next year. Take a look at the website listed below fo...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2008 2:54pm
by DJ Federlein
Read All About it!!!!
Read about our meeting in the local Astorian newspaper!!!! Link to online edition below or click the little computer icon on your left. Rick http://www.coastweekend.com/main.asp?SectionID=85&SubSectionID=1002&ArticleID=41585&TM=37969.98
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Last Post: Sep 16, 2008 10:43pm
by Rick Botti
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1926 Durant Landau
I have looked at this car and was wondering if anyone has some info to share. I am very interested in buying but not sure yet. It is 90% original with Horseless Carriage plates. 6 cyl and in good shape. Any info or insight would be appreciated. With several vehic...
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Last Post: Sep 16, 2008 10:20pm
by Mark
Parts needed
I'm looking for the following for a 1930 614: Driver's side door latch assy Driver and Pass window lifters Please email me at mjordan13@gmail.com if you have any of these parts for sale. Thanks, Mike
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2008 10:34pm
by Mike Jordan
Membership Roster
Hello All You Durant Partners, I received my Durant Partner and Membership Roster today. It looks very good. I didn't get time yet to read it because once I start I can't put it down. In the Membership Roster please change my PO Box number to 55. It is no longer P...
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2008 4:14pm
by Dave Jansen
Right rear fender needed for 1929 Durant,
Hi ,I am looking for a passenger side rear fender for my 29 Durant 4 door sedan. It is a model M4, 4 cylinder. Any help appreciated. Have a right front for trade or buy outright.Phone 510 912 5138. Thanks, Rockey Marino
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2008 10:07pm
by Rockey Marino
27 Durant-Star, 02 Locomobile, For Sale
All, I just came accross this for anyone up near the central Ohio area, it might be worth going to look at it. The picture listing shows a nicely restored 2Dr sedan. "27 Durant Star Model M 2Dr Sedan Beautifully restored, runs & drives great $12,000." Looks like...
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2008 8:17am
by Lance Chabot
Radiator
I have a 1929 Durant radiator w/shell and emblem. I would trade for a new license plate topper if you pay shipping charges. The radiator is really rusted but the emblem only has minor scratches. I will attempt to attach pictures to this posting.
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2008 11:18am
by DJ Federlein
ANSTED MOTOR B22 6 CYL OHV
AM LOOKING FOR A ANSTED MOTOR USED IN DURANTS--LEXINGTONS FROM 1920 TO 1924 THANKS PATRICK 1-717-860-1930
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2008 12:33pm
by PATRICK KELSO
star grease caps
i have a set of star 26 27 axle grease caps in show condition freshly nickle plated ,the ones with the gremlin on them 200$
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2008 8:58pm
by brian boys
Rear oil seal
Hello all, Just wondering what advice there is out there re what type of modern rear oil seal to use in my '26 Mod 'R' Rugby. (14L motor). I'm starting to lose a fair bit of oil out there, so it's well and truly due for a replacement. The engine reconditioner th...
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Last Post: Aug 21, 2008 9:11pm
by Rick McDonough
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its for sale
1930 durant sadan car was in one family untill i bought it at an estate sale. been inside very little rust, car is complete. no time to restore. orginal paint still on car
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Last Post: Aug 20, 2008 10:13pm
by will
1926 Star 4 Coupster restoration
I have been working on a ground-up restoration of my 1926 Star 4 Coupster Model M for 20 years. On July 11, 2008 I started the engine for the first time, and I ran the car in the local parade on July 24, 2008, winning first prize in the Antique division. My family...
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Last Post: Aug 17, 2008 10:49am
by Wayne Seward
New Kettering Uni book on Durant
Hello everyone. Great news from Kettering University of the Scharchburg Archives division as they have published a almost secret book from our mans personal papers they have. After tracking down a Carolyn lady there at phone number 810-762-9890 and ordering a dozen...
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Last Post: Jul 24, 2008 12:03pm
by Lance Haynes
Durant Hub Caps Alteration
Hi fellows, I refer to my message of 13th July re the above Hub Caps. I have been advised I posted an incorrect email address, the correct email is shown on this message. Also the hub Caps are original and are of BRASS and not Aluminuimm as previously listed. Age...
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Last Post: Jul 19, 2008 7:20pm
by John Sweeney
Durant Hotel in Flint gets 5.8 million
State gives $5.8M tax credit to Durant Hotel project in Flint by Melissa Burden and Dana DeFever | The Flint Journal Tuesday July 15, 2008, 10:43 PM FLINT -- The former Durant Hotel in downtown Flint landed a $5.8 million brownfield tax credit from the state -- b...
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Last Post: Jul 16, 2008 12:05pm
by Lance Haynes
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A Fun Web site
I remember while growing Dad Subscribed to a select number of magazines. One of which was Popular Science. One of the articles that I read monthly was the Model Garage. I came across a web sight that has them all from. I started reading them from 1925 forward....
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Last Post: Jul 14, 2008 7:19pm
by Eliot
FYI "Raymere" Durants NJ home
Dear Mr. Bandel The Raymere, stately French influenced mansion of General Motors founder, William C. Durant was located at Runyon and Ocean Avenues in Deal, NJ. In September 1951, the Arnold Wrecking Company began a seven-week project to level the mansion. I ha...
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Last Post: Jul 8, 2008 3:42am
by Richard W. Bande...
drawings and measurements
Does any one of you Durant Partners have some drawings and measurements of the complete floor and the wood in the cowl for a model 63 that you restored. I am willing to reimburse you for your trouble. Dave
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2008 7:32pm
by Dave Jansen
Do you want a stop by visitor ?
If you live close to interstate 64 between St. Louis and the east cost and have a car under restoration and would like to show it to me around July 20 or July 21 please contact me by e-mail and give me a number and a good time to call. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2008 10:22am
by Dave Jansen
Is anyone going to southern California ?
If anyone is going to the Long Beach area within the next 6 months,and will be coming back close to St. Louis Mo. please contact me at 618-523-4459 or give me your number and I will call you. I am in need of some parts to be brought to this area. Here are other po...
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2008 10:13am
by Dave Jansen
1931 Devaux on EBAY
Hello all, The "Custom Convertible" Devaux is back on EBAY. Item number is 330246885404. There is a reserve.
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Last Post: Jun 24, 2008 3:48pm
by Dennis Murphy
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