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My 1927 Durant...what fun!
Just thought Id throw in my 2 cents worth...all thats left after buying some parts! Stumbled on my Durant last summer for $300.00 Runs good body rotted out. Am making pickup body using all steel. I hope not to make any Durant people mad at me about that. I live b...
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Last Post: Jan 18, 2007 11:06pm
by Fred Scholl
!931 Devaux
Greetings All, I just purchased a 1931 Devaux Sedan. You have a great site! Dennis
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2007 8:54am
by Dennis Murphy
NEW SHEETMETAL PARTS
I HAD A NEW HOOD AND SPLASH PANS MADE FOR MY 23 STAR RESTORATION BY ROOTLIEB OF CALIFORNIA. THEY DID A FANTASTIC JOB AND VERY REASONABLE. AND THE WORK WAS DELIVERED, ON THE DATE, AS PROMISED. EVERYTHING MATCHED UP PERFECT.ANYONE NEEDING THESE SAME PARTS SHOULD BE A...
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2007 6:27am
by ed vomero
Durant patents
Fun new website (leave it to google!) http://www.google.com/patents Type in Durant Motors and see the patents Durant took out (with drawings!) Ross
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Last Post: Jan 10, 2007 5:33pm
by ross hoevet
fender mount lamps
Does anyone have a source for the small fender mounted lamps for a 1930 deluxe coupe? I need a couple . Thought maybe I would try motorcycle clearance lights or turn signals and change the bulbs and lenses --but they are very costly Also looking for the two small mi...
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Last Post: Jan 9, 2007 10:37pm
by Ken McCormick
merry christmas to all
TO ALL MY MERRY DURANTONIANS...AND THEIR WIVES AND CHILDREN : CHRISTMAS EVE IS HERE AND I AM ON MY WAY... I HAVE LOADED THE GIFTS INTO MY OLD DURANT-DORT SLEIGH. MY RIDE WILL BE SWIFT SINCE THE NIGHT IS SO...
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Last Post: Dec 24, 2006 9:03pm
by duranta claus
A community in North Carolina for Car enthusiasts
All of you Durantonians that are looking to re-locate after retirement to a great place to live in the North Carolina mountain area that is a community of car lovers check this site out. I stumbled across it and it's an entire community built for gear heads like us....
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Last Post: Dec 19, 2006 5:50am
by Mike Linthicum
1927 star touring for sale
sorry, selling our dad's car real nice car, gary blalock cell 713 498 1993
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Last Post: Nov 27, 2006 6:03pm
by gary blalock
for sale
my family is selling dad's car, car is a 10, on scale from 1 to 10.. can send pic. gary blalock cell 713 498 1993
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Last Post: Nov 27, 2006 5:57pm
by gary blalock
1923 STAR PICKUP FOR SALE
IN THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF CAR COLLECTOR,PAGE 91, IS THE ABOVE CAR FOR SALE. SAYS IT WAS RESTORED IN 2003,HAS NEW TOP AND NEW LEATHER INTERIOR.LOCATED IN CALIFORNIA. HE IS ASKING 10,500.00. CALL 415-272-4565
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Last Post: Nov 27, 2006 8:52am
by ED VOMERO
Stuffed and Pooped Out!
Got up early this morning, swept the shop, and rearainged the woodworking equipment to better utilize floor space, (been needing to do this for the last couple of years!). At noon I cleaned up and changed clothes for the turkey time with the folks. Sure did want to...
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2006 3:13pm
by Don Shilling
need parts
I am looking for a head for my W5 engine. Has been setting to long and longs for a ride. 1930 407 W-5 Durant
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Last Post: Nov 18, 2006 7:35pm
by Boyce Black
W5 engine colors
Lot of information have been included in forum regarding engine green-gray color, but up to what extent this color goes? No doubt that block and cylinder heads should be painted with the green-gray, but what about the close parts as: Generator, starting motor, horn,...
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2006 2:27am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
New email address
I don't really see a place to change my email address for anybody who has it in their Address Book. For those that keep addresses, my new address is ... ronj@nrtco.net ... I hope who ever makes up the club roster includes this change. RonJ ...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2006 4:52pm
by Ron Jaremkow
headlight bezel clip
Here is a picture of the clip. This is an original borrowed from Gord Curl
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2006 9:22pm
by Franz Fraitzl
1932 0WNERSHIP
I HAVE A OWNERSHIP FROM A 26 STAR 6CYL SER. #352277 COACH DATED 1932 PERFECT CON. IF YOU OWN THIS CAR I WILL GIVE IT TO YOU. BRIAN
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2006 4:36pm
by BRIAN BOYS
Leavinng on a jet plane
In a couple of hours I'm leaving for the east coast (WDC) on a business trip. I'll try and check my email while away, but if you send me a email, most likely I won't be able to answer until this weekend. Just a reminder to everyone that attended the Canadian meet...
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2006 10:00am
by Rick Botti
Looking for fully restored Star
Looking for fully restored Star to be driven regularly in a small town in Calif. Only interested in a quality restoration of body, mechanics, etc. Two or four door sedan preferred -- desire to allow guests to enter and exit easily. Contact me at: 1 800 - Ron Hast --...
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Last Post: Oct 18, 2006 11:00am
by Ron Hast
CASTING CALL FOR GARY'S PARTS GUIDE
DEAR MEMBERS.... A GREAT IDEA HAS BEEN GIVEN....LET US TRY TO INCLUDE ANY AND ALL "CASTING NUMBERS AND STAMPED IN SERIAL NUMBERS AND DATE SCRIPTS (OR WHATEVER THEY ARE CALLED) THAT APPEAR ON ANY OF THE MAJOR OR MINOR PARTS THAT WE CAN USE FOR IDENTIFICATION...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2006 7:28pm
by gary kauffman
Help! distributor parts needed!
Does anyone have a original distributor for a A-22. Auto-lite #IGB4018A. I have a new distributor distributor housing that was purchased from John Baraldi. I have the remains of an original dist. but still need a few parts. 1) the clips that hold the cap onto the...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2006 6:21pm
by Will Curl
1926 Star Model M Instruction Manual and Durant Parts literature
I have a 1926 Star Model M Instruction Manual in extremely fine condition. All pages are well intact, yellowed but no fingerprints or tears. Cover is well affixed but does have some light water stains. I also have 2 copies of Durant Parts & Service Company "Reduced P...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2006 12:53pm
by Thomas Russom
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Durant 614 parts For Sale
1930 Duran 614 parts Continental 22A engine Six cylinder, transmission, complete front and rear breaks must take spindles and rear axel as a package deal, Drive Shaft and Front fender All must go ASAP Make offer!!! use the link below to see pictures thank yo...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2006 11:19am
by Levi
Best Insurance
Having purchased a fully restored 26 Star "R" Coach, my greatest discovery is the fantastic resource of this forum. Near instant responses from colleagues with a speedometer overhaul (Norm Miller), to a replacement rear axel (Bruce Hargin and a second one from Don Sh...
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Last Post: Sep 28, 2006 9:40am
by Ron Hast
AACA magazine Star
Received my AACA magazine and there is a nicely restored Star pictured in it. Currently owned by a museum, wondering where it came from. Jan
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Last Post: Sep 28, 2006 4:37am
by Jan Arnett
DeVaux on E-bay
For the club members information there was no 31 DeVaux roadster. The 32 roadster is rare but it was not a "boattail". That windshield is a made up deal. Also, what would that engine be worth if the head was off for so long. Gary
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2006 10:56pm
by Gary Yelle
1930 Durant 614 4 dr. sedan $5,900.00
Hello everyone. Got a great deal for anyone that wants to get started with a great late Durant car a stock 1930 model 614 four door with the big 22A continental engine. I bought this car from a fellow in NJ to finish Charlie Spitz 407 (same car except a 407 has a 4 c...
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2006 1:32pm
by Lance Haynes
64 G M engine
I have a 1964 chev impala engine to sell --this is not exactly durant eguipment but maybe someone is needing it for a rod or a rebuild of a good chev -the motoris completely rebuilt professionally . rebored .0030 new pistons and rings, crank ground .0010 and .0010 ,...
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Last Post: Sep 17, 2006 12:35pm
by Ken McCormick`
head gasket
Does anyone have a source for a 14L head gasket, intake, exhaust gasket, valve cover gasket? thanks in advance Steve
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Last Post: Sep 17, 2006 5:38am
by steve mercier
1931 DeVauxs at Sloan Museum, Flint, Sunday, 9-17
The Flint, Michigan, "Golden Memories" car show will include 4 1931 DeVauxs this year. 75 year old cars get a little extra attention ...parade, photo opt. There also could be as many as 4 Flint autos in attendance. The Sloan has a Mason truck on display and a lone...
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2006 4:11am
by Bob Smith
Flint Junior Station Wagon.
Does anybody know if the Flint Junior station wagon on eBay is a factory car or something somebody made out of a Flint car?
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2006 11:18am
by Bruce Hargin
Some questions about Durant /Rugby M2 touring 1928
I'm looking for help to answer some questions A) Somebody knows a source for rear brake adjusting nut, part number 22917 and front brake adjusting nut part number 23539 B) Information about thickness of clutch friction section part number 20140 and instru...
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2006 10:55am
by Walter Pré
Gilmore Car Museum
Hello Durantonians; Saturday Aug. 5th 2006 my wife Dorothy and I spent the Day at Gilmore Car Museum at Hickory Corners, MI. North East of Kalamazoo, MI. This weekend was the weekend of their Classic Car show of about 300 Auto's. There were NO DURANT AUTOS THERE,...
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2006 11:34am
by Ken Brink
Message for Terry Harris
Hi Terry, I seem to have lost contact through the E-mail with you. I have these headlamp lens's ready to ship. Like to hear from you.. Keith N
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2006 6:32am
by Keith Nordquist
Oil filter for M5
Has anyone out there fitted an oil filter to the W5 motor. If so how and did it effect oil pressure at all Many thanks Brian
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Last Post: Aug 11, 2006 4:46pm
by Brian Byrnes
For sale in local paper
This ad was in to-day's Ottawa newspaper. It may be of interest to members in Ontario or Hookstown PA. 1928 Durant, 4dr, ideal for restoration, stored inside last 50 years. New tire/tubes, rest original. $5,500; 613-830-0067 Those would of course be Canadian...
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2006 6:44pm
by Ron Jaremkow
looking for a rear tail light glass lens
I am looking for a rear tail light glass to suit a 29 D 60. The glass has STOP in the top I would consider the whole lot if some one did not want to seperate, Any help would be very much appreciated.
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2006 6:33pm
by Terry Harris
Durant Partner
The lasted issue of the Durant Partner arrived on Saturday. Another outstanding issue, the color photos on the front and rear covers are really striking when you pick up the magazine. charlie
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2006 4:48pm
by Charles A. Spitz...
Free California Vacation
Free Southern California vacation. Free steak dinner and guided tour of the San Diego in my 29 Durant, free lodging and free tickets to the world famous San Diego Zoo plus I will give you $1,000.00 cash. All you need to do is stop by Frank Witkowski’s house in...
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Last Post: Aug 4, 2006 6:31pm
by Lance Haynes
Still looking for my Star
Hi - I’m Moe Wright, of the ‘Searching For The Star of My Life’ in the ‘Personal Stories’ under the ‘Durant Links’ page. It’s several years since my story first appeared, and I am still wondering if my first love has a...
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Last Post: Jul 24, 2006 11:11am
by Moe Wright
Durant Artical w/ a 1931 Durant 614
This last Saturday at a local car show a friend gave me a copy of Hemmings Classic Car Magazine. In it is a 7 page color artical of our man Durant and showing a 1931 Durant 614 Deluxe Sedan owned by our Club Member Odus G. Raymer. April 2006 issue.
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2006 1:48pm
by ken Brink
The DMAC Mission
When the DMAC was formed back in 1998, our founder Yates Milton wrote direct and clear mission statement, is was and still is: "Preserve the automobiles manufactured by the Durant Motor Company and provide enjoyment for each member with meets, tours and technical...
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2006 10:56am
by Rick Botti
Another Durant For Sale on EBay
1921 Durant Item number: 220005646898
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2006 9:57pm
by Rick Botti
A Tour of the Oakland Plant
Since there is a lot of restoration work going on at this time through out the club, I recommend reading the "1929 Tour of Oakland Plant" located in the Special Interest section or by clicking the link to your left. http://clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/durant/Addi...
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Last Post: Jul 9, 2006 11:59am
by Rick Botti
New Buick and Durant Book
Hello Durant Historians There is another brand new great book out called “David Buick’s Marvelous Motor Car” by Lawrence R. Gustin. Durant’s picture is on the cover along with David Buick’s picture and our man is all over in the book....
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Last Post: Jul 5, 2006 6:45pm
by Lance Haynes
sharing two great resourses
Greetings Fellow Durantians, I came accross two great resourses I would like to share: 1. Noah Oberholtzer in Leola, Lancaster County, PA. Phone 717-656-8036. Noah makes buggy tops. He has all the cast iron pieces and the wood bows. He is redoing the hardware o...
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Last Post: Jul 2, 2006 8:04am
by Leonard Burkhold...
Radiator Needed
Terry Rudie of Westby Wisconsin Is looking for a radiator for a 1928 Model M4 and a 1930 Model 614. If you have or know of one, please call him at: 608 452-3989
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2006 10:25pm
by Rick Botti
cars for sale
in the june 22 old cars news on page 40 there are two cars for sale. 1923 durant model a touting car 1923 star doctors coupe the prices look ok if what they are claiming, on the conditions, are accurate.
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Last Post: Jun 24, 2006 6:26am
by ed vomero
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Billy Durant Book on CSpan
If someone else mentioned this, I missed it. CSPAN History Books had an hour program about Billy Durant and Alfred Sloan with the author, William Pelfrey. Not too much we didn't know from previous biographies, but interesting. You can watch it on your computer:...
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Last Post: Jun 18, 2006 8:11pm
by cdmn
1925 Star Coupster
I have a 1925 Star Coupster. I believe this is the only one left of 4 model of this model. My Serial number is 307848 Engine number 330435. Since there were so few stars of some model I am having trouble verifying this information. Can any one help me. Also...
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Last Post: Jun 18, 2006 1:41pm
by Glenda Mc Ewen
Rugby rear lamp.
There are not too many pictures of the rear end of Durant cars. Navigating through the pictures gallery trying to define the rear lamp for the 28 Rugbies, found some round (similar to A Fords), and oval rear lamps. Concluded that the original one was the oval but fou...
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Last Post: Jun 12, 2006 4:05am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
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