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1921 Durant Ford Sale
1921 Blue Durant 4 door Touring vehicle. Wooden spoke rims and trunk. Newly refurbished in 2000, hardly driven. 39,229 miles. Model A-22 Car No. 523. Extra parts available. - See more at: http://www.classifiedads.com/classic_cars_antiques-ad125921560.htm#sthash.t2vAr...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2014 5:46pm
by Donna Willis
Technical Session at Annual Meeting
Hi All....... Phil Peters has agreed to do the Thursday night tech session in Salisbury NC. If you remember he did an excellent one in San Diego on the Model 60. This session will deal with documenting you car. Please bring any info you have on your car....
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2014 8:07am
by Frank Witkowski
Drawing of Durant
Hello All. I was going through some files related to the Durant my Dad once owned...he was Odus G. Raymer. I made a cake in the shape of the Durant for him one year for his birthday. I thought I would share the drawing. It's of his 1931 Durant. The tape has yellowed...
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Last Post: Jul 15, 2014 10:26am
by Wendy Rose Rayme...
Iola Car show July 10, 11, 12, 13
Hey everyone, Anyone in the Iola WI area attending the car show this week?? You are welcome to stop by and say Hello We are registered as OLDCARLENSES.COM and welcome any Durant Car Club members or anyone with a Durant Related automobile that want to stop by and t...
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Last Post: Jul 9, 2014 12:34pm
by Larry Fogarazzo
Ontario region meet June 28 - July 1
It is not too late to plan on coming to Ontario for the 19th Annual Durant Gathering -- See Club events for details. Hope to see you there. Gord
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Last Post: Jun 19, 2014 4:19pm
by Gordon F. Curl
A-22 Biflex Bumper Brackets
Does anyone perchance have a set of drawings/diagrams of the brackets required to attach the Biflex bumper to the A-22s? Some detailed pictures would be much appreciated in lieu of that if someone could help me out. Thanks. -Todd
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Last Post: Jun 10, 2014 9:07am
by Todd E Frye
Stewart warner Vacuum and Bendix Drive
I was asked if I could locate a Vacuum Tank Float, the one this person has, has 3 cracks in it. Good Used preferred. I am in need of a working Bendix Drive for our 1923 4 cyl. O.H.V Durant. New or used. Any help is Appreciated. Ken Brink
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Last Post: Jun 10, 2014 7:56am
by Ken Brink
Original Break Light switch mounted on frame
Anybody have a picture of or a drawing of what the original break light switch that mounted on the frame looked like. I took one off my frame and not sure if it was an original or not. It was mounted on a small piece of metal that had a screw and nut mounting it to t...
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Last Post: Jun 1, 2014 1:39pm
by Mike Linthicum
Finally a new radiator for the 1928 Durant M2!
Costly, but the radiator finally arrived from Alabama today. Even better. It actually fits. Now to get a little black paint on it, and get things put back together.
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Last Post: May 13, 2014 10:59pm
by Gerald F
1928 Durant 4 Sale
There is a 1928 Durant model M-4 for sale on EBay right now. ebay # 251513521456 Rick
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2014 8:07am
by Rick Botti
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Ross
ebay ad
Folks-Interesting ad on ebay in the "other makes" section of c0llector cars for sale. Might go unnoticed because it says 1927 Essex with Durant wire wheels. It is an Essex body sitting on what looks like pretty complete running gear for a Durant 6-14 6 wire wheel car...
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2014 8:22pm
by Ross
1927 Locomobile
Hi, First thing is that I have had no experience with Locomobile and know very little about them. I do have a couple of questions that I hope someone on this forum can help me with. There is a negative for sale on eBay of a 1927 Locomobile club sedan. You can...
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Last Post: Mar 10, 2014 1:13am
by Steve Pugh
Updates
Upated the Events page, both east and west coast meet information is up-to-date. Added pictures of Jim McGettigan's 1925 Speedster to the Star photgraph page. Added pictures of Jim Pardubsky's 1929 Model 60 Sedan tothe Durant photgraph page. Rick
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Last Post: Mar 6, 2014 7:42pm
by Rick Botti
1926 Star
I am looking to sale my 1926 Star . I have the history of the car back to 1950 . It has been in the family since 42 .I do not know what it is worth . I need some help
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Last Post: Jan 21, 2014 10:58pm
by terry mcdonald
Remember the DMAC Museum Fund in your last minute tax deductions!
Hello Everyone; For those of you in the United States looking for last minute tax deductions as we draw close to the end of the tax year please consider a donation to the DMAC Museum Fund. Those in the U.S. will be able to take the deduction to the Museum Fund s...
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Last Post: Dec 27, 2013 4:30am
by Mike Linthicum
Happy Birthday Billy!
Today in December 8, 1861 William Crapo Durant was born. Happy Birthday to the founder of the automobiles that we drive. Charlie
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Last Post: Dec 8, 2013 7:06am
by Charles A. Spitz...
Don't Access the Museum
For the time being please don't access the Durant Museum. I am in the process of cleaning the files posted there and this will take some time to complete. Rick
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Last Post: Dec 5, 2013 4:18pm
by Rick Botti
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Ben
Durant Metal Signs
For anyone who wants a beautiful reproduction metal Durant Motors sign, Auto Trim Design in Ottawa, Ontario will make it in any size you like. An example of the original can be seen at http://www.durantcars.com/collectables/signs/F-30-0101-1.shtml Give them a cal...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2013 8:23am
by Ben
DMAC registraions
This is a great and very interesting Car Club. I have been a member for only twelve months,but I have found the contacts with other Durant owners all over the world as nothing short of amazing.I love to read the Forum every week to see what is happening and catch up...
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2013 3:15am
by Robert N Heath
MESSAGE FOR GARY K.'S MODEL 60 PARTS PURCHASERS.....
IF YOU ARRANGED TO PURCHASE PARTS FROM ME FROM MY 60 COUPE OR STAR....SEND ME AN EMAIL WITH YOUR MAILING ADRESS AND TELL ME WHAT YOU WERE PROMISED ...I CANNOT FIND MY PRINTOUTS FROM YOU ALL THANX, GARY...FROGGYSROD@COMCAST.NET 610-279-3116 HOME
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2013 9:02pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
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Paul
Generator shaft
I'm trying to diagnose a noise at the front of the engine on my 15L. I pulled the radiator to gain access to the timing chain cover. I also removed the access cover for the generator shaft nut. I noticed that the shaft has a lot of end-play. Does anyone know the...
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2013 3:59pm
by Paul
still giving needed support
OKAY...TONIGHTS VOTE IS IN....EVERYONE ELSE ..ARE YOU DOING YOUR SHARE???...ONLY AA FEW NITES LEFT TO VOTE....GET TO IT !!!! REGARDS, gARY K
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2013 8:29pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
Wheel Rims for 25 Flint
I need 3 wheel rims with tabs to hold 6 bolts. They are 4 1/4" wide X 22" diameter. Tire size would be 6.20 X 20 if super baloon or 4.95 X 20 if desired. They are to fit my Flint project but were used on other Durant cars and other makes.
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Last Post: Oct 25, 2013 5:10pm
by Jack Connor
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Paul
Crankshaft pulley removal
I am trying to remove the timing chain cover on my 1928 15L Continental. Not sure how to remove the lower (crankshaft) pulley. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2013 4:22pm
by Paul
Generator Parts
I am still looking for a spare drive end plate (Part GAL-1065) for a GAL-4105 or GAL-4107 generator. This plate is about 6 3/4" across at the widest and is stamped inside with GAL-65. I'm also looking for good armatures - GAL-2066 and GT-2006. I also have a ne...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2013 11:45am
by Mac Irvine
Durant or Star Bumper on eBay
Just saw a early to mid 20's bumper on eBay that may fit the 21-26 Durant and possibly Star. The Item # is 321205431157. Yates
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2013 10:45am
by Yates Milton
DEVAUX DASH
HELLO EVERYONE I NEED THE DASH PULLS CHOKE,THROTTLEE AND SPARK FOR MY 31 DEVAUX,ALSO NEED THE FREE WHEELING PULL FOR MY 32,MINE HAS BEEN CHANGED OVER THE YEARS ON BOTH CARS,ALSO WOULD BE INTRESTED IN ANY DEVAUX PARTS YOU MAY HAVE,THANKS DAVE
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2013 8:08am
by DAVE ENRICO
Water Pump
Has anyone machined out a water pump for a W5 motor and installed a rubber water pump seal? if so what is the seal #?????
Views: 216   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 1, 2013 9:17am
by Don Gaskill
Whatsit manifold with carb
My Star came with a small parts horde. Some of the parts aren't for it. Here's a manifold with a broken carburetor attached. Can anyone identify it? The carburetor has a good lid over the float and could be used for parts. Anyone need anything? [/URL] [/UR...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2013 8:23pm
by Vince O'Brien
Wiper Motor and stop light
Hi there, As a new Durant owner, could anyone tell me and or send me a photo of the type of wiper motor and stop light originally fitted to my 1929 D60 Tourer as they are missing on my car. Thanks Mike
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2013 1:13am
by Mike Hayman
Super Rare 1933 Frontenac C-600
I recently picked up a 1933 Frontenac C-600 2dr. Sedan the only known one to exist to date. I have taken the part I needed (glove box door) and have the remainder which consist of a full body from front firewall cowl to tail apron, spare tire mount, one wheel, one ro...
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Last Post: Jun 18, 2013 11:18am
by Steve Large
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Gerald
My Durant Restoration Page
If you head over to http://gfeathe6.wix.com/durant-m2 ... I have posted pictures of many of the parts of my Durant m2. Though I still need a radiator and good advice on oil ... (have heard 15W40 Diesel Oil is a good bet) The plan is to start it this weekend with a l...
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Last Post: Jun 18, 2013 10:59am
by Gerald
Live & Online Auction of Dort and Dort Parts Friday, June 21, 2013
We are holding an estate auction Friday and Saturday, June 21 & 22, in New London and West Burlington (Southeast), IOWA. Dorts and Dort Parts! Great stuff! Online bidding is available on many of the items. You can bid any time - live auction starts at 9:30 AM CS...
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Last Post: Jun 14, 2013 11:07am
by DORTS & DORT PAR...
PARTS FROM GARY'S PILE
DEAR FRIENDS, I AM TRYING TO GET TO THE PARTS YOU HAVE ASKED ABOUT...I HAVE ALL YOUR REQUESTS AND SHOULD BE ABLE TO ADVISE EVERYONE WHAT I HAVE ...I HAVE ALL YOUR LETTERS IN ONE PILE AND WILL RESPOND AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...THANX GARY K
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Last Post: May 27, 2013 9:44pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
Steering gear box
Hi partners, I'm having trouble locating replacement bearings for my steering gear box. Thought I had found some but, nope. Mine are "nice #4834 bearings". Anyone know of a source or a replacement that fits? Any help would be appreciated. Dave
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Last Post: May 9, 2013 5:56am
by David L. Coppess
Star clutch
Hi all; I'm preparing to send a clutch disc from a '27 Star M to the shop to have new lining installed. Does anyone know the correct thinkness of the pad? Thanks, Jim G.
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Last Post: Apr 29, 2013 5:07pm
by Jim Greenamyer
1928 Durant D60 Sedan, found in covered garage FOR SALE
This car was found in our neighbor's garage. It has a complicated history, and at some point was the governor's car of Oklahoma, and it spent time in, and was titled in, South Dakota. It has not been running or driven since 2006. It is in unbelievable original cond...
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2013 3:08pm
by Chris F. Lillibr...
McPherson College Car Show Saturday May 4
I am currently a student at McPherson College, located in McPherson Kansas, where I am majoring in Automotive Restoration. This is the only school in the country where you can receive a Bachelors Degree in Automotive Restoration. On Saturday May 4th, there is a car...
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Last Post: Apr 19, 2013 1:20pm
by Jason Pfoutz
Billy Durant and the Selden Patent
While reading about Henry Ford's fight against the Selden Patent, I came across the following that may be of interest. "But Ford was in for a surprise that tested his tenacity and determination. The Selden patent case finally came to trial on May 28, 1909, before...
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2013 6:56pm
by Vince O'Brien
DORT 1923 FOR SALE
(Colorado Springs, Colorado) - This DORT was started by an old fella.. He began to fix it up..and bought all new materials..had it painted..GREEN & BLACK ..Wood spokes - running board. Looks beautiful..but needs finishing. I had a darn stroke..can't do it.. Is a beau...
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2013 7:39pm
by Eugene Pantano
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Shawn
Newly Acquired 1924 Star Speedster
A few weeks back I acquired a highly modified 1924 Star speedster. I've had a few cars and this one will be a lot of fun I think. The previous owner/builder did an amazing job on the modifications and I'm looking forward to contributing to the group. Some...
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Last Post: Apr 8, 2013 4:47pm
by Shawn
B-22 Tune up Information / Specifications
Hi All...... Anybody have a copy of the tune up specifications with timing information for the 6 cylinder B-22, Durant ?? Sure could use a copy. Thanks.....Frank ---
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2013 2:24pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant Partner
I would like to say I really enjoyed the article by Mike on how they judge and what the judges have to do to be judges.I also enjoyed the rest of the Partner as always well done.
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2013 1:26pm
by Mike Rice
Ignition switch information
I am currently restoring a 1921 Dort Touring car and I am setting up the ignition switch and I am a little lost. I was wondering if any one had any information on this switch because I have it apart right now and I have a pretty good idea of how it goes together but...
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Last Post: Mar 6, 2013 4:04pm
by Norman Oborne
!927 Star Touring Cowl.
Does anyone out there have an extra 1927 Star touring or roadster cowl ? I've got a 1927 Star Sedans front end and a 1927 Star complete frame, engine etc. and very back part of a 1927 touring body. Would love to have a Touring car. Do have a 1926 Touring cowl but th...
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2013 8:23pm
by Dave coppess
1928 Durant for sale
Hi folks: I just got a message regarding a good looking Durant for sale. Check it out: http://www.autabuy.com/Vehicles/Details.cfm?VID=752152&Year=1928&Make=&Model= Gord
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Last Post: Mar 2, 2013 12:39pm
by Gordon F. Curl
1923 Star touring 4 sale
1923 Star touring for in the For Sale and Wanted forum.
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Last Post: Mar 2, 2013 11:10am
by Robert Hill
What did you do with your Durant today?
Being a beautiful sunny day in Ind. with the temp. of 36 degrees I cleaned out by barn/garage to reinventory my parts for my Star speedster since Spring is near. I did find other objects that I "misplaced" and even managed to make a little more space. Never, and I me...
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Last Post: Feb 26, 2013 9:50am
by Dennis W. nutter
old cars weekly article..Gold Star Day
Just a heads Up... The latest issue of Old Cars Weekly V42 #6, has an article about a widow looking for a new home for a number of nice looking Stars. The story is part of a readers series, p. 40-41. The widow lives in Roseville, CA. There are a number of solid w...
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Last Post: Feb 23, 2013 9:55am
by Bob Smith
A big thanks.
Thanks everyone for your help regarding Bulbs.Hope to get to one of your large meets in the future.
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Last Post: Feb 23, 2013 6:55am
by Robert N Heat...
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