Durant Motors Internet Forum

Our Purpose

  Preserve the automobiles manufactured by the Durant Motor Company, provide enjoyment for each member with meets, tours & technical assistance.

This forum is provided by the Durant Motors Automobile Club located at durantmotors.org

How to Add Pictures             Rocky

General Discussion Forum
Start a New Topic 
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Last Post
Star Radiator Ornament Moto Meter on Ebay
Hello, Star Radiator Ornament Moto Meter on Ebay. Item number: 350019279379 Dennis
Views: 257   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 1, 2008 2:29pm
by Dennis Murphy
GM Heritage Center !
Has anyone been to this great GM center? How about you Bob. Oh Bob Smith. Lots of Bob's out there. General Motors Corporation, the world's largest vehicle manufacturer, employs about 325,000 people globally. Founded in 1908, GM has been the global automotive sale...
Views: 255   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 31, 2008 12:34am
by Lance Haynes
bug screen and windshield wipers
Does any body have a picture of how the bug screen fits to the radiator?, or any literature on the vac actuated wiper, trouble shooting, ect...
Views: 256   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 26, 2008 6:52am
by Rick Miller
My CNC machine
I hope this works now, always having trouble with uploading pics.
Views: 208   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 17, 2008 9:51pm
by Franz Fraitzl
Views: 251   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 17, 2008 9:31pm
by Franz Fraitzl
Radiator for sale
1930 614 Radiator for sale see link for pic's....Make offer. http://evil1customs.com/for_sale/parts/1930_Durant_614_radiator.htm
Views: 321   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 8, 2008 1:50pm
by Levi
Time is getting short
Seems you have until April for this 29 D front and then it will scrape and gone. Click on Listing then Durant (1929) to see a pic. Another yard being crushed. http://www.roblins.bigstep.com/homepage.html
Views: 323   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 8, 2008 3:32am
by Norm Toone
Flint Coils available
I have several NORS Wells Mfg coils for the 1924-29 Flint. These a WELLS #871. Coils are $40.00 ea plus shipping. Some are still in the box!!! Thanks Dan Marx dlmarx@bellsouth.net Rembert, SC 803-425-8649
Views: 246   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 7, 2008 3:13pm
by Dan Marx
Parts numbers
Hello and happy new year everyone I have been given a bunch of parts for different cars. The problem is -I dont know what year or make or midel they are from. I have a few crank shafts -a head (six cylinder that I am sure is dodge0. Clutch plates and pressure plat...
Views: 268   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 2, 2008 9:19am
by Ken McCormick
Clutch pedal grommets!
I have a puzzling question. How was the rubber grommets installed originally on Durant cars? The thing will not strech enough to go over the pedal, and looks very probablimatic to install from other end. (dissasemble from trans) This pedal is one piece, so how did th...
Views: 276   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 28, 2007 12:31pm
by Jim Glover
Question on Star Station Wagons
Hello All, I hope everyone is getting ready for the holidays and I wish you all of the best for the season. I was wondering if anyone could tell me how many 1923 Star Station Wagon Hacks were made? My family is trying to decide how much to insure the 23 Station Wa...
Views: 253   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 14, 2007 10:18am
by LeeAnn
Engine/Car parts needed
I own a 1929 Durant D75 that has a Contintental 15U motor. I am hunting for a Distributor, Filtrator, and Starter motor for the engine and wiper motor. I would like to know if anyone has these items and would like to part with them. I know these parts were used in ot...
Views: 294   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 10, 2007 9:40am
by Airflyer
restoration book or guide
Is there a restoration book or manual available to cover the basic restoration for the 1929 Durant 4 door sedan. I have a good idea how to go about it from people in the club that I have talked to. However a book would be helpful. Dave Jansen
Views: 279   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 9, 2007 12:45pm
by David Jansen
Lacing / Rivets etc
For those looking for lacing, rivets, fender welt and who knows what else, I was giving this site yesterday from a Ford A friend. Guess Frank is busy. It carrys the same lacing ,rivets etc as Frank has. Free catalogue also thicker than Bells yellow pages book. Sp...
Views: 298   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 5, 2007 2:46pm
by Norm Toone
craigslist find
1929 Durant 4dr. sed - $2 (sonoma) Reply to: sale-496812131@craigslist.org Date: 2007-12-02, 7:13PM PST Good project car for resto or Rod good metal lots of work already done $2,500
Views: 270   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 3, 2007 9:27pm
by stan morris
Vacuum wiper motor for model 60?
Greetings Club, I am still restoring my 29 Model 60 touring. This project has become a slow and expensive process. I need another bit of information. The one part I am missing is the wiper motor. Can anyone tell me what kind of wiper motor my car had and where I...
Views: 235   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 2, 2007 6:42pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Views: 271   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 1, 2007 4:31pm
I' need help to restore my Durant 6-14 roadster
Hello . i need help to restore a durant 6-14 roadster, 1930. Please, send me size of the doors , because my doors is not originaly. Whrite me to my e- mail. marcosgabina@yahoo.com.ar Thanks
Views: 307   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 1, 2007 11:25am
by Abel Aguilera
Rear Spring Ride Height
On my 30 roadster I noticed the rear of the car seemed too high.There seemed way too much room from the top of the tire to the top of the fender opening. I checked my 30 coupe and it rides almost 2 inches lower than the roadster. I have removed one of the springs and...
Views: 277   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 30, 2007 3:09pm
by Dave Schulte
Monroe knee action shocks For Sale
time to clear some more parts Monroe knee action shocks off a 1930 614 coupe all 4 shocks for $215 shipped (US only) one is broken all are complete see pic’s
Views: 312   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 30, 2007 10:44am
by Levi
Catalogs order
Frank, I was wondering if you had received my check for the parts catalog & repair manual. My wife mailed it on Nov. 16th & it hasn't cleared our account yet. Let me know if the SNAIL MAIL has lost it! Thanks, Andrew
Views: 290   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 29, 2007 7:27am
by Andrew Passadore
407 in NB ad
1930 Durant model 407 95% rust free & in running condition looks completely original and in very restorable condition also with car 4 new tires,spare wheels and wooden spokes, front fenders. - $NEG - contact, Jimmy Pitre. Ccampbelltown , New Brunswick, E3N5G7, Canada...
Views: 351   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 23, 2007 3:08am
by Norm Toone
Durant ignition keys
To enyone looking for the Clum key to fit the Ignition Durants, I found a place you can find them. Go to Key-Men.com item # C2624-oem. Hope this helps everyone in need.
Views: 259   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 3:55pm
by Mike Miller
Views: 260   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 2:11pm
2008 Memebership Dues - Renew Early
Calling All Durantonians, 2008 is getting here fast and now is a good time to renew your membership dues. Don't put it off, get an early start and renew now. Dues are $35 for USA,$37 for Canada and $40 for International. You will find a Renew Dues button to...
Views: 271   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 9:38am
by Rick Botti
a question
It says that membership is for the calender year on the membership sheet. Dose this mean i would need to renew again in January 2008? I would like to thank Frank for responding to my post. After looking at the pic on the site, I have decided to build my Star...
Views: 254   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 14, 2007 6:04pm
by Mike Miller
Maxwell Wheel Rims
Anyone out there interested in 4 1910 Maxwell wheel rims (the part the tire sets in)? They measure 2 1/2 in. across bead, 21 1/2 inside diameter, 23 in. outside diameter. Solid rims. They are in fair shape & could be fixed and used. Thanks, Glenn
Views: 265   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 13, 2007 3:02pm
by Glenn Guild
I’ve made a few updates to the online club store (Durant store button), and one of those changes was to place our DMAC T-Shirts on SALE. They are now offerd for only $8.00 each, that’s 47% off of their regular price. Remember the holidays are approachi...
Views: 272   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 24, 2007 2:52pm
by Rick Botti
Rudie Auction Results
The Terry Rudie auction was today. Here are some prices........ 30 Durant Street Rod $10,900 30 Durant Coupe (original) $5,500 31 Durant sedan converted to a truck $2,350 29 Rugby truck $5,100 28 Rugby truck (original) $7,600 Sorry.....
Views: 501   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 20, 2007 7:13pm
by Dave Schulte
Auction sale - Ogden, Utah
All you chaps out in the mid-west. Check out www.nixonauctioneers.com under Carl Nelson Auction on Saturday October 20. Lots of items, including unrestored vehicles, and a 1929 Durant Coupe that doesn't look bad. If you are anywhere in the vicinity would make an...
Views: 301   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 18, 2007 11:38am
by Gordon F. Curl
A Big THANKYOU from Josie
Thanks to all - Les is happy with the information provided, this will save us time and money. Thanks to Don.
Views: 236   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 15, 2007 5:11pm
by Les & Josie Youn...
Radiator Cap
Are there some one who is able to help me with a T-bone radiator cap for a Durant B22, 1922. Kind regards Leif
Views: 298   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 14, 2007 8:49am
by Leif Tougaard
Durant dealership in Muskegon
To day is Friday and at about 6:30p.m. E.T. time I received a call from the Son of the Person that owned the Durant Dealership here in Muskegon. We talked for about 15 minuets. Wants to meet with me the next time he comes into town. Because he moved around a few time...
Views: 269   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 12, 2007 4:24pm
by Ken Brink
W-5A engine for sale
Spotted at the Monroe, WA swap meet this weekend: a W-5A short block. Casting numbers W5A 608A and 20 J E (which may be the date of the block casting). Continental ID plate has W-5A 551663. It is a short block with the head and all accessories gone. The bolt-on ti...
Views: 294   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 8, 2007 6:49pm
by Robert Bush
Locomobile fire truck on ebay
You have to check out the pics on ebay for this beauty. Wish I could bid on this one..... click the ebay link on the left.
Views: 233   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 29, 2007 5:48am
by Brian Tanguay
1927 Locomobile 8-70
Complete chassis with factory spec's, including correct in-line 8 cylinder motor, wire wheels, front & rear axels ... $4,000.
Views: 217   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:38am
by Ernie Jones
1926 Locomobile 8-66 Roadster
1926 Locomobile 8-66 Roadster. Chassis and engine are complete. Rear of body is complete with front half templates (correct doors, cowl, dash, hood, wood/wire wheels, Harry Miller engine ...) $17, 500.
Views: 260   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:31am
by Ernie Jones
1926 Locomobile Jr. 8-66
1926 Locomobile Jr. 8-66 for sale. Mechanically restored and body fully restored, only upholstery to complete. This car features Harry Miller engine amongst other notables. $35,000.
Views: 304   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 24, 2007 6:28am
by Ernie Jones
Progress photos of 1926 Rugby parts
Sorry got it wrong again. But here they are. New gauges have arrived and some of the completed chromed parts. YES!!!
Views: 225   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 23, 2007 7:05pm
by Les & Josie Youn...
Weather for Auburn
Hi All... Just checked the forecast for next week. Looks real good for the week end. Maybe a scattered thunderstorm on Tuesday, a few showers Wednesday, but the rest of the week is nice Highs in the low 70's and mid 40's at night. Great fall weather....... See...
Views: 222   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 23, 2007 5:46pm
by Frank Witkowski
30 Durant body that was sold on Ebay
If anyone knows who bought the 30 Durant 4 dr. coach body on Ebay earlier this month, would you have them contact me please? I have a lead on a LOT of parts he needs. Dave
Views: 284   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 20, 2007 8:13pm
by Dave Schulte
star rad shell
i have a freshly nickel plated 26 27 star model r rad shell for sale,550.00 can.pus shipping. brian
Views: 251   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 18, 2007 8:19am
by brian boysj
Antique Cars in History Park
Here are pictures from last Weekends Antique car show in San Jose, California. The Model T Ford Club of Santa Clara hosts the show and the Durant club is invited for next year. The Durant club didn't have any cars this time, but just wait come next year. http://p...
Views: 266   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 16, 2007 11:36pm
by Rick Botti
Pending Roadtrip to Denver
Butch and I are planning a trip to Denver to deliver a late model (Throw Away Car)to one of his relatives. We do not care to come back to East Texas with an empty trailer. So,,,, does anybody have a Star Car derelict,("Pasture Princess"), or a pile of parts for sal...
Views: 242   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 12, 2007 6:25pm
by Don Shilling
Correction- M2 For Sale
When I sent in the pictures last year of my M-2, it was labelled a "coupe" by the Club editorial staff.Gale Crenshaw feels that it is a 2-Door Sedan. If so, my apologies. Thanks, Gale.
Views: 219   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 11, 2007 6:00am
by Dennis McBride
address change
has anyone had trouble getting the club to respond to an address change,notice was in the partner but 1.5 yrs later my info is still going to my old address! on the possitive side the owner of my old house is getting the durant disease we may have a new member soon....
Views: 244   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 9, 2007 1:22pm
by brian boysj
selling D63
Hi. I have decided to sell my 1929 D63 sedan. 614 & Toyota Crown coupe projects along with restord D65 & Crown sedan are enough. Photos are on DMAC site Any Aussie people interested? Regards Sid
Views: 247   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 8, 2007 3:07am
by Sid Semple
Mr. Larson of Iowa is selling his 1926 Flint Jr.
Just found a classified that I did not get into the summer magazine. sorry email me and I will give you the particulars. It is a beauty!
Views: 262   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 30, 2007 7:43am
by Carol Fogarazzo ...
1928 Durant M2 Coupe Runs again
The Texas Transportation Museum contacted me inform us that they have been able to get their 1928 Durant M2 Coupe back up and running. They have pictures at the link below. http://www.txtransportationmuseum.org/DURANT2007.htm Rick
Views: 233   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 28, 2007 7:39pm
by Rick Botti
'31 DeVaux
Did a club member get that '31 DeVaux on eBay? That was a good buy in my book. If it hadn't have been in New York, I probably would own it. Was real tempting. But I didn't need another project. Wayne
Views: 220   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 27, 2007 9:48pm
by Wayne Farrand
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20


The Durant Motors Automobile Club