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Automotive Books
I just received an advertisement from McFarland and Company, Publishers, on their Automotive Books for 2005-2006. One caught my eye. "Chrysler, Ford, Durant and Sloan, Founding Giants of the American Automotive Industry". On checking the web site I found a lot of g...
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Last Post: Jan 16, 2006 8:54pm
by Gary Yelle
31 614 vs 31 DeVaux
David's question got me thinking. We all know that a lot of Durant technology was used to make the DeVaux. I know the 22A engine has the same gaskets as the DeVaux 40A engine except for the manafold. The brakes are also the same. The wheelbase for the DeVaux is...
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Last Post: Jan 13, 2006 10:51pm
by Gary Yelle
1928/29 Durant Coupe
Becky Leach has her grandfather's 1928 or 1929 Durant Coupe 4 cyl. She is thinking of having it crush if she can not find a new home for it. It is rough but could be a good project or parts car. She is in Ohio and can be reached at leachbm@sbcglobal.net I am sure a...
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Last Post: Jan 12, 2006 4:07am
by bob smith
Rad emblem and cap
Does anyone have a spare radiator emblem to sell, and maybe also a rad cap ?? I am not really sure which of the rad emblems are right for my 30 deluxe coupe -Any info would be usefull. Sure having fun rebuilding this baby . Hahaha. Almost like creating a car from no...
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Last Post: Jan 10, 2006 9:55pm
by Ken McCormick
Needed Dodge tail light
Ok before anyone says anything about this not being Durant, you are correct. I decided to add turn signals to my 1923 Dodge. I need a second tailight to add to the rear of the car. I am looking for the dodge tailight which has two bulbs and the dodge logo on the t...
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Last Post: Jan 8, 2006 4:29pm
by Jan & Patty Arne...
1930 Durant For Sale
In my travels I ran across a 1930 Durant Coupe avertized in the SUN HERALD news paper classified in Biloxi, Miss. Asking price is $11,500. Phone number 228-392-7774. (Search Sun Herald newspaper on-line) This is not my car and I have not seen it. Just passing a...
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Last Post: Jan 5, 2006 1:08pm
by Jack Malpass
The New Year 2006
Happy New Year fellow Durnatonians! First I'd like to wish all of you the happiest, wealthiest and most important healthiest New Year. Second I'd like to say may this year find you finishing that Durant project, finding that hard to find part and becoming more active...
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2006 6:12am
by Mike Linthicum
1926 Star
I am looking for the shop or owners manual for the 1926 Star. Have just purchased a Star Six Coach and need to know how to take care of my jewel of the fleet. If anyone knows where I can get my hands on the manuals please email or give me a call. 1-800-700-6725
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2005 11:07am
by Steve Nimz
Star "R" parts
Does anyone have a spare Star R frame (6 cyl) avaliable? Hopefully somewhere near Northeast Texas. Thanks, Don
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Last Post: Dec 21, 2005 5:40pm
by Don Shilling
Fuel Cap
Hello Members, Does anyone out there have a source for a fuel cap for a 1929 Durant Model 60? The screw thread is 2"-16 on the filler tube. Thank You.
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2005 2:36pm
by Bruce Hargin
1930 614 Standard For Sale
Age, I'm almost as old as my Durant, has caught up with me. I have a 1930 614 Standard Durant and it's 24ft Haulmark enclosed trailer for sale. $12,500 E-mail for pictures and details. Jim
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Last Post: Dec 16, 2005 4:57pm
by James M Brewer
Radiator Cap for 1924 Star
I am currently looking for a radiator cap for a 1924 Star. Does anyone know where I be able to get one? Thanks, Max Gainey
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Last Post: Dec 16, 2005 4:29pm
by Max Gainey
3 Stars in Hemmings
Just notices in January Hemmings that 3 Star cars are for sale. 23 Doctors Coupe in Illinois, $11,950. (618) 635-7056. 26 3 window (6 cylinder) (805) 543-8541 in California and a 27 Model R 4 door $3,500. in Maryland, 410-721-1326. Gary
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2005 4:27pm
by Gary Yelle
Club Candidates
Hello Durant Members. Hope all you are safe and sound all over the world. I have some very good news. Our dear friend and member and historian Bob Smith called me today and has agreed to run for our secretary / treasure’s job. Poor Mike Larsen has had this big...
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Last Post: Dec 2, 2005 6:35pm
by Lance Haynes
Durant and Star pocket watches
1-Elgin Durant pocket watch. Gold case, Roman numerals with second hand on a secondary smaller dial. $400 plus shipping. Keeps time with a nice ticking sound. 1-Hampden Star Cars pocket watch. Gold case,modern numerals (1,2,3)with second hand on a secondary dial s...
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Last Post: Nov 28, 2005 9:36am
by Dave Schulte
Summer "Durant Gathering" Ontario
We are not having the "Durant Gathering" on the July 1st weekend in 2006. We have a new location and a new date. The "Gathering" will be in Prince Edward County, near Picton, Ontario (on the Bay of Quinte, near the east end of Lake Ontario) The date will be June 2...
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2005 10:59am
by Gordon F. Curl
Radiator Core Needed
Anyone know of a radiator core that will match the one on my 25 Star? Its a diamond honeycomb. And where I can get it?
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2005 10:50am
by Vince O'Brien
Caster Angle for 1924 Rugby Tourer
I am having trouble confirming what the Caster Angle should be on a 1924 Rugby Tourer. If anyone knows the answer I would greatly appreciate being told. I want to confirm that the vehicle has been set up as per the factory specifications. Regards Jeremy
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2005 7:21pm
by Jeremy Whitehead
Ebay sale --retrospective article on19 30 6-14 durant deluxe rumble seat coupe
The article described is from a cars and parts magazine from sept 1983. It is a good article . I have the magazine here if anyone is interested in a copy . I will print it in color and send by E mail. Ken
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2005 11:20am
by ken mccormick
Durant & Star repair manual reprinted
Hi All.......... Have just reprinted the repair manual for models C-CC-F-M-M2-M4, four cylinder cars. This is a great refference book if you have one of these cars. It is full of illustrations, and is 114 pages long. This was copied from one of my very cle...
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2005 4:48pm
by Frank Witkowski
30 Durant Hub Caps For Sale
Hi, I have a set of 6-6 inch wire wheel hubcaps that were made by the gentleman in Argentina. I ordered the wrong size. You can either get them directly from Peter in Argentina, or wait until I receive them and buy them from me. $279 plus shipping. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Oct 13, 2005 7:20am
by Dave Schulte
Cars For Sale
I think this must be a record, but right now there are four Durant/Stars for Sale on EBay. Two look like parts cars, but we all need parts right? Rick
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2005 8:15am
by Rick Botti
Brake Band Guide Arm Needed
I need a brake band guide arm for my 1923 Star. This is the arm which is riveted to the rear axle housing. Each axle side has three of these arms to guide the brake bands on the drums. Each arm has two adjusting bolts. One of my arms was broken off and I'd really...
Views: 301   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 27, 2005 6:13am
by Bob DeAngelis
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1929 Durant Roadster
Hello- I recently came across a '29 Durant Deluxe Roadster in mostly original condition. It has the original 6 cyl engine in running condition. There are a few dings and dents here and there, the interior needs work, and most of the wood flooring will need to be r...
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Last Post: Sep 12, 2005 6:04pm
by Matt
Antique Autos in History Park
I just posted some pictures of today Kelley Park event to the Past Events page. I took 154 and posted about 42, but I hope they give an idea of the day. Lots of cars and people dressed in vintage attire. We had 4 cars present, and all time record, next year we'll...
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2005 6:59pm
by Rick Botti
NOS STAR FENDER
I have a NOS left rear fender that is labelled 1924-1925 Star. I had a 1925 Star touring but it did not fitso I put the fender in storage for many years. This new fender does not have a bend where it would attach flush and vertically to the touring body, but rather...
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2005 11:01am
by Garry Potter
car show
I would like to share my surprise from the local laborday car show.Class A 1900 to 1945 stock auto. participant's choice. The Star got third place it was a pleasant surprise.
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2005 12:50am
by Mike Rice
DURANT-STAR STOCK CAR OUTRUNS PADDOCK & WYKOFF'S TIME
Here is an interesting link to an article written on Sunday, July 22, 1928 and published in Los Angeles Examiner. The story is about a Durant Roadster racing against a human track runner. It may have been a tie in with the 1928 Olympics in the Netherlands. http://...
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2005 5:50pm
by Rick Botti
'24 Star
What is the exact oil capacity on my '24 Star? Also, the wire oil gauge seems to work - how reliable are they? Thanx, KC
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2005 6:34am
by Ken Crowl
government survey...most influential auto pioneer....free dinner
I'm not sure what will get the most attention SURVEY or FREE DINNER. Anyway the government is doing a survey..."most influential auto pioneer?" The list is long, our man W. C. Durant is on it and Henry Ford has been excluded. Should be a cake walk?? Three random...
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2005 2:46pm
by bob smith
23 Durant - Distributor and Dash Switch Assembly
Anybody out there happen to have a distributor for a 4 cyl. A-22 Durant? How about a dash assembly that controls the "off & on" and the lights. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Yates
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2005 12:41pm
by Yates Milton
For sale
For sale -- I have a Trans for a 1925 Star, and a Rear end also for a 1925 Star.
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Last Post: Sep 1, 2005 8:58am
by Ken Brink
Star / Durant moto meter on E-bay
If your in need of a working Moto Meter for your Star or Durant please check out item # 6555591975 on E-bay. Also while I have your attention I'm looking for a hood ornament for a 1933 Beacon, Flyer or Ace, it is the nude flying lady type, although the correct one fo...
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Last Post: Aug 24, 2005 3:10pm
by Steve Large
Durant-Star, Put Through Its Paces on Coliseum Track
I found an interesting webpage with a reprint of a 1928 Loas Angeles Times story about a Durant-Star. The URL is: http://frankwykoff.com/stock-car1928.htm From the article: Taking a stock Durant-Star Four utility roadster down into the big bowl, Kaiser pu...
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Last Post: Aug 15, 2005 12:22am
by Rick Botti
Continental engine on eBay
Is there anyone interested in the 22A 6 cyl on ebay (4565942040)? I would be if it wasn't in AZ. It would take too much travel or $ and since I have a running 6 cyl in my '31 plus another in a basket, I'll have to pass. Maybe they'r not rare or the '30-'31s that n...
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2005 9:15pm
by Wayne Farrand
Early Star & Durant radiator emblems
Anyone out there have an extra early Durant, Star or Flint radiator emblem they want to get rid of or sell. Prefer one in good condition, but small chips will not rule it out. Email me with condition and price.
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Last Post: Aug 1, 2005 3:02pm
by Mike Linthicum
Rugby Racing
I've posted two pictures submitted by Ricardo Colombo (Ricardo.H.Colombo@gsk.com) of race car driver Fangio with a Rugby modified for racing. Rick http://clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/durant/forum%20pics/Rugby%20Racing/index.html
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Last Post: Jul 22, 2005 1:25pm
by Rick Botti
1957 register
I saw on ebay, a antique auto club register 1957 writeup says it lists cars with serial numbers and owners names. Item # 6545714706 might be of some interest to see if any Durants or Stars listed.
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2005 5:37pm
by Jim Glover
tropic aire heater
please help i found a tropic aire heater and a set of air horns like new model 4900 seral #2823 on heater what is it off of and what is it worth
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2005 8:42pm
by mike lawrey
30 Durant 6-14 Roadster Parts
I know I'm probably whizzing in the wind here.....but would any one out there have a pair of door latches for a 30 roadster? I also need one rumble seat grab handle and one top rest/tiedown. I'd even be interested in a photo of the latches. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2005 7:21pm
by Dave Schulte
1929 Rugby Delivery Truck
We are trying to find out more information on our 1929 Rugby Delivery Truck. We have the original title issued June 18, 1934. It says: Type: 1/2 ton, 4-06 model, weight: 2,325, serial #: 1013, motor#W8-7-1283. It is a 4 cylinder with a Continental engine, panel body...
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Last Post: Jul 10, 2005 11:55am
by Nickoal
Star door?
I found this on Ebay under the Antique Car section. Seller believes it's a star door. Item number is 4560635371. Maybe someone can use it.
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Last Post: Jul 7, 2005 5:54am
by Mike Linthicum
Durant For Sale
For Sale 29 Durant Model 66 project car. Partially disassembled. 99% complete. Many parts to convert to a DeLuxe included. Email for photos and more info. $3500 Located in Iowa. Dave Schulte schulte3@mepotelco.net
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2005 6:40am
by Dave Schulte
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Book Collection
Disposing my car book collection. Send e-mail (msrstar@juno.com) for list, description and prices. List covers books on Durant, books by Alfred P Sloan, Jr, Arthur Pound, Burt Mills, David Horowitz, Floyd Clymer and Matt Joseph. 11 total. Bob
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2005 1:35pm
by Bob
radiator
I am looking for a radiator for a 1928 rugby 1 ton
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2005 7:33am
by Orville
timber?
Hi every one, I hav dated my car to late 1925 or 1926 "M". Does any body have timnber plans for a 'tourer' or a 'roadster' avaiable. Is the sill timber the same? Thamnks Wayne down under.
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Last Post: Jun 25, 2005 3:44am
by Wayne Dekker
1928 Durant Model M2
Fellow members, I just took a look at a 1928 M2 four door sedan. The car appears to be pretty much all there, but, the engine has been torn apart. The car is weatherd looking the radiator shrould and bumpers are rusty. Interior is torn in spots but complete, hard to...
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2005 6:08pm
by Bruce Hargin
Great Machine Work on our Fan Hub
I received my new fan hub for our 1923 Durant Service Truck and have installed it. Thanks to the great and fast work by Franz Fraitzl (the Mahineist from Vacouver B.C.). This is the one that broke while on the Santa Rosa Tour. Franz did an excellent job in redooing t...
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Last Post: Jun 21, 2005 12:20am
by Tom Schwab
Oakland & Star Durant Factory
Oakland & Star Durant Factory I purchased a DVD containing 3 films made for the Oakland, California area on EBay last week. They may have been produced for the Oakland Camber of Commerce and are dated 1918, 1928 and 1931. The 1928 film briefly talked about Oakland...
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Last Post: Jun 12, 2005 10:09am
by Rick Botti
Rumble Seat Lid Linkage
My Dad look the lid off of this 29 Durant 6-66 many years ago. There are plates mounted to the lid with 2 holes in each. There are slots in the side metal panels that would line up. The hard ware to connect is missing, can some one tell me what to make? Warren
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2005 4:32pm
by Warren Rauch
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