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members login
I just joined the Durant club, how do I get a login password to the members login site?
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2004 6:38pm
by Jim Glover
Flint parts for sale
I received an email on the 12th from a Joe Simas. He has some Flint parts for sale. Did not mention what they were, but anyone interested needs to email him at fordiron40@earthlink.net.
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 8:59am
by Mike Linthicum
Steering gear
The Tech Page has an excellent article on setting up a Warner steering gear. Unfortunately, this info doesn't help me with my 4-07 which uses (I think), a Saginaw gear box. I've tried setting my box up but even with new bearings, it is still rough and has more pl...
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 6:15pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Durant star four radiator
I have one of these radiators for sale on e bay and I don't know much about it . Can anyone help me pinpoint which year it is? My E Bay name is flapslap check it out!!!
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 9:26am
by Chris Vanderpool
Searching for Richard Remelius
Anybody know how to get ahold of Richard? His listed phone number is not correct on the roster or in his ad in the Durant magazine. Thanks for any help. Don
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2004 6:02pm
by Don Shilling
Distributor performance figures for 15L motor
I would appreciate any information re performance figures for distributor of 15L motor Does any one have the reverse side to the A.E.A Tune- Up Page for 14L motor in Tech Pages What is the graph for the semi-auto advance system, effects of contact breaker flingin...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2004 11:26pm
by Phil Donoghoe
More assembly
What thickness of material is used on a 1923 Rugby running board and is it covered in rubber mat? Are there modern style engine bearings available in the USA or must I find an engineer to remetal the bearings? Thanks Wayne
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Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:07pm
by Wayne Dekker
Durant Roster
Rick , did you get my e mail reply and photos. regards barry
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2004 2:39pm
by Barry White
EBAY STAR MOTOR
I'M LISTING A STAR MOTOR MOUNTED ON A SHOW CART, IT WILL START ON EBAY TONIGHT AT 6:30 PACIFIC TIME, UNDER THE SELLER: WILDPIGSMC THANKS, DC
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Last Post: Nov 2, 2004 2:00pm
by DAVE C.
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Brian
1923 Rugby Tourer for sale
100% complete, restoration project
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 1:04pm
by Brian
Selling 1929 Durant coupe
Needs refurbished, but is all there (6 cylinder) Best way to get ahold of me is phone 317 223 9781
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 8:36am
by Kim Phillips
Thanks Gord & Don
Thanks for the info guys,I live in the uk and its a rare car here and hard to find info on so your help was very much appreciated.I have a rugby M4 1929 roadster or de lux roadster, Im not really sure which as it has the fender mounted spare wheels but the wooden art...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2004 3:39am
by Barry White
Hershey
Did anyone make it to Hershey ? Any interesting finds ? Dave
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Last Post: Oct 19, 2004 12:13pm
by Dave Schulte
Hemmings Classic Car Magazine
How many of you subscribe to the new "Hemmings Classic Car" magazine? If you do, you should read an article in the December 2004 issue about Skip Marketti. If you dont, you need to. For those of you that attended the 2003 DMAC Annual meeting you will remember...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2004 8:01pm
by Charles A. Spitz
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Scott
Grey-Dort parts
I have what I was told is a 1918 Grey Dort roadster cowl, doors, windshield stantions, and windshild frame. Only rust at all I have seen is in the windshield frame. Would like $300 for everything. Feel free to call me @ 304-365-0884....Scott
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:16pm
by Scott
1929 Durant 4dr sedan
looking for an iginition switch for a 29 sedan One of the last items in a complete restoration. ANy help is appreciated
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 3:37pm
by James Lay
Durrant on AACA board
Saw this listed on the AACA BB. http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=246640&page=1&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1 Jan
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Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:01am
by Jan Arnett
Cowl Light Arms
Hi, would anyone have a spare set of cowl light arms for a 29 model 60, I need a deacent set for chroming or to borrow a set so Mike and Neil Butters can make me a new set any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2004 4:24am
by Steve Mercier
DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe on Ebay
There is a DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe for sale on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=6472&item=2491968010&rd=1
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 7:43am
by Rick Botti
Traveling West with empty trailer
I will be driving from Philadelphia, PA to Fallon, NV to pick up a 1929 Durant model 60 parts car. On the way West my trailer will be empty. Do you have anything that needs to go from East to West. The trailer is not closed. The load should be less then 2,000 pounds....
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 5:28pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Star Radiator cap
I am told that a 23-27 Chevrolet radiator cap will fit my 24 Star. I can get one in TX unless there is a Star one available. Ideas?
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 3:49pm
by Ken Crowl
1932 Durant
4 Door.....6 Cyl. Never Restored....In excellent shape Call Anytime after 6 P.M. 1-705-389-2270 Serious callers only please
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2004 5:22pm
by Walter Williams
1929 Durant coupe for sale
We have the coupe still for sale. A local gentleman was going to buy it , but lost his job. Asking 5700.00. Needs restored. Pictures of the car were in a couple of the last magazine issues. Phone 317-346-6429
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2004 6:33am
by Kim Phillips
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bec
annual meeting in nj
is anybody coming from oregon area to nj meeting that may hav room for a 29 durant coupe? i hav 1 in seaside or that i need brought to nj it is not running and some front parts are loose so may need closed trailer any help greatly appreciated thanx bec
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2004 4:10am
by bec
generator
I maintain a 1930 durant. We made this durant into a taxi for Fisher Island NY. I need a generator for this car. Can any one help? Thanks Wayne
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Last Post: Sep 1, 2004 6:09am
by wayne carini
Antique automobile magazines
There are a lot of Antique Automobile magazines on eBay. There is one lot #6922955606 that included the one about the restoration of Ray Keto's 1923 Durant Sport Touring. I know some of us paid a big price to get one of these magazines, and right now there is no bi...
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2004 6:40pm
by Gordon F. Curl
1927 star sales brochure
There is a nice 1927 sales brochure on ebay for under $7.00 and no bid. Jan
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2004 5:57pm
by jan arnett
Wanted- Rear bumper brackets
I am looking for a set of rear bumper brackets for my 1928 M-2 Two-door Durant. These are the brackets that support the rear left bumper although they are the same for either side, just reversed. The twin chrome plated bumper bars are fine, I just need the two black...
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2004 8:14pm
by Fritz Kuenzel
'31 model 619 on eBay
The 619 right hand drive Durant on eBay is attracting lots of attention. Anybody bidding? Boy, that Art Deco interior is REALLY nice. Outside looks good though. I'm thinking I might try red leather in my 619. ha Wayne
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Last Post: Aug 24, 2004 6:42pm
by Wayne Farrand
durant sign
I have what appears to be an original "durant" dealer sign.It is approx. 2 1/2 ft x 3 1/5 ft,heavy guage metal. It is black w/white lettering,w/red accents. It states in large letters"Durant" then in smaller letters,"A Good Car". Under that in smaller letters states"...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2004 8:03pm
by rob jones
Great Race New York to Paris (San Diego Style)
Today (8/22) Lance and I, along with our wives, participated in a replica of the great race from New York to Paris. This event was hosted by the San Diego Horseless Carriage Club and consisted of about 60 miles of driving and 6 stops along the way, and about 4 hours...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2004 8:44pm
by Charles A. Spitz
Durant radiator and shell for sale
I have an extra radiator and shell for what I believe to be a 1928 Durant for sale. Please contact me if you are interested and let me know how to identify what I have. It looked very similar to what I had on the 28 Star (which I just sold) and bought it as a b...
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Last Post: Aug 17, 2004 7:50am
by Ron Scobie
Star Fenders on eBay
There are 3 Star fenders just posted on eBay. Item #'s are 2487181118, 2487181594 and 2487180518. Yates
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Last Post: Aug 15, 2004 7:18am
by Yates Milton
1929 DURANT 6-70
I am new to this site, and I have a question regarding my father's car, I believe its a 6-70 definately a 1929. My father passed away in 2003 and my mother has decided to sell this car, however I am having a hard time in finding a value for this car. I would say it...
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Last Post: Aug 10, 2004 1:03pm
by GREG HEYDEN
New pictures
I've posted new pictures of a 1930 Durant model 617 Sedan owned by Fred & Rosie Stager of Whitney, Texas. Pictures include both the before and after shots. The result is one very striking motorcar, the product of a 5-year restoration project. Look in the Photogra...
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Last Post: Aug 4, 2004 9:53pm
by Rick Botti
Distributor Drive Gears.
I have three new distributor drive gears that are supposed to fit a Continental engine. They are to small in diameter to work on my 14L distributor. The part number on the gears is GJ-168. If any one is interested in these gears please let me know. Thank You, Bruce...
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Last Post: Aug 2, 2004 4:15pm
by Bruce Hargin
1927 Star Model R Coupe FOR SALE
Must sell my '27 Star Coupe. If interested e-mail me with questions or for discription and pictures. BEST OFFER...
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2004 5:11pm
by Rick Deckert
top and seat material
I am in the process of restoring a 23 star touring. does any one know what type of material should I use for the top and seats and door panels.I read that the seat material was imitation leather,but now I find that their are many kinds of imitation materials available.
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2004 8:18am
by ed vomero
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Haley
New Email Address
Just want to let everyone know that I have a new email address: haleywarden@adelphia.net In a few days the haleywarden@aol.com will no longer be in service. I hope everyone will have an artice with pictures of their automobile to send to me at this new address...
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Last Post: Jul 28, 2004 10:39pm
by Haley
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Steve
1927 Durant Star For Sale
I thought some of your members might be interested in a project/parts car -- a 1927 Durant Star posted for sale on CentralValleyClassics.com. You can click here to see it: http://www.centralvalleyclassics.com/cars/durant/27_durant/27_durant.html This car is...
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2004 3:30pm
by Steve
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bec
fender
hey people i need a rite fender and a rite headlite assm for a 29 durant to make a complete car then i can finally sell these babys if anyone wants to buy it i hav 3 29 coupes and 3 29 sedans for sale as a package 1 coupe in oregon 2 coupes and 3 sed in jersey...
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Last Post: Jul 24, 2004 11:21am
by bec
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Haley
New Mailing Address
For all of those who don't know, I have moved from my previous residence. My new address is as follows: Haley Warden 15220 Sherman Way #106 Van Nuys, CA 91405 The address that is listed in the Durant Parnter is wrong. However, it's my sister's house so shou...
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Last Post: Jul 19, 2004 7:57pm
by Haley
Cooling system over-flow
When you look into the rad opening on my 4-07, you can see the overflow tube. What should the distance be from the top of the neck to the tube? Ron ...
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Last Post: Jul 14, 2004 7:09pm
by Ron Jaremkow
New Zenith Carburetors from Club Store
A new shipment of Zenith model 68 updraft carburetors have arrived at the club store. No I don't have them listed on the store webpage, but you can order them from Bob Smith. Please read the article about them at: http://clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/durant/Tech/Z...
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Last Post: Jul 4, 2004 9:23pm
by Rick Botti
devaux rear axle
need a ring and pinion for 1931 devaux, probably same as durant.
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Last Post: Jun 30, 2004 1:39pm
by Stephanie Mazloo...
Looking for Handbrakes
Hi, i'm looking for parts of the drumbrakes and springs. Modell Rugby M 1926 Star. Thx for answers. Dietmar
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2004 8:46am
by Dietmar Bauer
For Sale 1931 Durant 3W coupe
Have a fairly decent car that needs complete resto and is only missing the rear deck lid for sale. E-Mail me at woodythx138@mlode.com or call 209-743-5596 Chris
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2004 10:16pm
by Chris Garcia
Durant Partner
Hello everyone. Good news the June Durant Partner is at the printer and should go out this coming Saturday to all of you. We apologize for a little lateness but we had to find a willing volunteer that could actually do this big big time job. Plus our sweet young l...
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2004 4:20pm
by Lance Haynes
1923 Star
1923 Star Repair Manual for Star Motor Cars, Showing Short Cuts and Methods for Repairing and Upkeep. Dunk dide@isomedia.com Kirkland WA
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Last Post: Jun 21, 2004 5:40pm
by Harold Dunkle
Spark plug wire tube
Needed spark plug wire tube for 14L motor. Thanks Emil
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2004 5:07am
by Emil Oraskovich
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