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For sale
I have a 1927 Dstar fully restored I would like to sell 12k
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Last Post: Feb 22, 2013 5:46am
by Dan Pitney
re: star titles...
my title source tells me he has the following titles available.."for joy of collecting purposes only" of course hahaha.....1927 star conv. truck, 1930 rugby truck, expects to have following soon, 1923 star sedan, 1925 sport roadster and 1927 star sedan, and a 1922...
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Last Post: Feb 15, 2013 11:04am
by gary kauffman
1929 LA Auto Show Fire
Hi All..... Just got my copy of the Horseless Carriage Gazette, there is a picture of the aftermath of the 1929 fire and shows some of the cars close up. Sure looks like the Durant display to me. The picture is captioned as showing a DeSoto ? Anybody else see...
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Last Post: Feb 12, 2013 9:24am
by Frank Witkowski
1971 Article on 1923 Star Touring Car
This is an article from a 1971 auto publication in which they do a Drive Report for a 1923 Star Touring Car. If folks haven't seen it- it is interesting. Thanks and enjoy! Jim Chochole
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2013 8:12am
by Jim Chocole
Photographs of your cars.
We have had a number of new cars join our family over the last couple years that we do not have pictures of in our photograph section. Let's get out there and snap a couple of photographs and send them to Rick Botti. Doesn't matter what condition they are, restored o...
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Last Post: Jan 29, 2013 5:39am
by Mike Linthicum
Ideas for Exhaust Connection?
I have a '24 Roadster and don't have an idea what this connection should be like? I have a 1 34" ID on exhaust manifold and exhaust pipe is about 1 11/16" - what makes the two fit together? Anyone have a press-fit set? Plus both have holes running crosswise throu...
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Last Post: Jan 12, 2013 7:26pm
by Jim Chocole
A Few Hours Left!
Hello fellow Durantonians: We only have a few hours left of the 2012 year here in the United States to write a check or get a Money Order to be postmarked by the close of the Post Office today to contribute a tax deductible gift to the DMAC Museum Fund. Why n...
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Last Post: Dec 31, 2012 8:02am
by Mike Linthicum
Phone Scamer?
I today received a phone call in-regards to ordering the Magazine,s Car and Drive as well as Hot Rod. This person that called I had mentioned that I had never order such. His statement was that I did and he was going to bill our master card. Thing is that he could n...
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Last Post: Dec 28, 2012 2:39pm
by Ken and Dorothy ...
Happy Christmas
Happy Christmas to all from sunny California. I hope all have wonderful Christmas and remember the reason for the season to honor the Birth of Christ the Son of the Living God!
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Last Post: Dec 25, 2012 12:35am
by Chuck FAULKNER
Year end donations to the DMAC Museum Fund
With just over a week away from the end of 2012 and that end of the tax year for all us in the United States, please take a moment to remember the DMAC Museum effort in your charitable giving. Any monetary amount will be excepted and as long as it is postmarked befor...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2012 2:52pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant Statue in Flint
Here are some links to articles about the Durant statue that they plan to place in downtown Flint. They have a Louis Chevrolet statue in that area already. http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/flint/index.ssf/2012/11/back_to_the_bricks_announces_d.html http://ww...
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2012 1:33pm
by J&W Garage
Museum collection effort
Hi everyone! This year when you send in your dues to Bob, why not add a little more $5, $10 to the check marked for the museum fund. Anything over the normal membership fee could possibly be a tax deductible amount for the members in the U.S. and for the others out...
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Last Post: Dec 11, 2012 7:18am
by Mike Linthicum
Military museum in Auburn Indiana
Some years ago when we had our National meet in Auburn many of us toured the Military Museum there. I just saw posted on Hemmings that much of the collection has been auctioned off and is going to private collectors. Glad we got to see it when we did.
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Last Post: Dec 11, 2012 7:12am
by Mike Linthicum
Export of Durant Cars to Australia
Can anyone confirm what Date the first Durant Rugby's arrived in Australia. I do know that the first sales commenced in July 1923.
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Last Post: Nov 10, 2012 9:45pm
by Robert N Heat...
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see u at hershey?....maybe
hello... if i make it to hershey i will be at the booth space of HULLCO restorations with Doug Hull...thursday if i can make it...ask for me there...gary kauffman it is listed in the vendor book.....
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Last Post: Oct 8, 2012 8:27pm
by gary k
wire wheels
hello everyone has anybody rebuilt there own wire wheels,on my 31 devaux it has 19 inch i believe there called riveted spoke wheels no adjustments that i can see,one of my wheels needs some spokes replaced but i was wondering about tightening existing spokes and tru...
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2012 10:48am
by DAVE ENRICO
Helping a fellow out...
It's not often you find someone who is will go out of their way to help you out. I had the pleasure of meeting Ken McCormick this morning on his way from Kelowna B.C. to the meet in Michigan. I purchase a set of wheels in Sicamous B.C. and made arrangements with Ke...
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2012 10:45am
by Brian D.
Posting Pictures is a littler Easier now
Recently I asked the folks at Bravenet the company that hosts our forum to make a change to the way code is entered into a post when you want to display pictures. Today they completed work that will remove some of the effort needed to display pictures in our posts...
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2012 11:08am
by Rick Botti
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considering sale of model 60 1929 wire wheel coupe
please read my item in parts wanted/sale
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Last Post: Aug 27, 2012 5:47pm
by gary k
Dist gear set
"HELP" I need a set of gears for my '29 M4 distbutor and gen it is a W5 4cly. motor would like NOS if i can get them. Come boys dig in the garage and help me out.
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2012 8:09pm
by Don Gaskill
Differential
Has anyone got some info on removing the crown gear from the diff? Would really appreciate seeing a picture with instructions on how to do this. I cant seem to get it apart enough to get it out of the case -And cant get the diff apart far enough to get at it well....
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Last Post: Aug 18, 2012 9:10am
by Ken McCormick
Model 612 Coupe Restoration
Yesterday I took some photographs of a Durant undergoing restoration owned by Frank Lersch of Hayward, California. The car has an interesting story behind it and is currently undergoing restoration. The car is and will continue to be a driver, not trailer queen. It h...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2012 4:21pm
by Rick Botti
wheel
Does anyone know of a Durant car that had a 20" Hayes split demountable rim, with four attached lug ears? 21" outside to outside. 20" bead seat to bead seat. Thanks Curt
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Last Post: Jul 31, 2012 8:58am
by Curtis Bartell
Velocity channel Carfellos
Came across an amusing television show on the Velocity channel on Direct TV. It was called Carfello's about three guys that own a New York used car lot. Seems the owner went to jail for racketeering and is now out and his friends own this car lot. Anyway was watching...
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Last Post: Jul 20, 2012 6:28am
by mike Linthicum
Photographs of your cars.
It's time all you new members to send in photographs of your cars for us to see. Doesn't matter if they are a project car, on the trailer, behind the house, next to the tree or wherever and in whatever state of restoration. Take a good picture and send it to Rick so...
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Last Post: Jul 13, 2012 2:22pm
by mike Linthicum
putting it back together again
Got it all checked out. seems okay-- Now putting it back together AGAIN. Got the motor back in and some of the parts attached . Had to quit for a while-- Drink time lol. Should have it done in a day or two--Other than going away for the weekend . These trips kee...
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2012 5:05pm
by Ken McCormick
Stars At Norm Miller Auction July 22
Hi All..... Here is a link to the listing for the estate auction. Lots of interesting items! Some one need a "road trip"? Frank --- http://www.stenzelauction.com/7-22-12.html
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2012 10:55am
by Frank Witkowski
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TIRES
Re: Tires AHHHH, THE WOUNDED BRAIN RECOVERS.... LUCAS TIRE CO. 2850 TEMPLE AVE...LONG BEACH CALIF.90806 1-800-952 4333 OR 2141 WEST MAIN STREET, SPRINGFIELD OHIO 45504..1-800-735-0166 OR WWW.LUCASCLASSICTIRES.COM 4.75-500 X 19..LUCAS BRAND....OLYMPIC TR...
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2012 8:34pm
by gary k
Ebay Star Horn
Heads up, a Star horn is listed on Ebay # 251080370085 May be worth looking into.
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2012 4:20pm
by Don Shilling
Prop shaft universal joint covers
Hi all. Both of the grease/oil covers at each end of the Spicer prop shaft are damaged. Does anyone know where I can purchase a new set? Preferably in the UK but anywhere will do!!!
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Last Post: May 17, 2012 8:12am
by Graham Batty
need parts
I have a 1926 Star Coupster that I am restoring. I need the interior door handle escutcheons for it. Does anyone know of where I might get a pair? Thanks, Don
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Last Post: May 15, 2012 3:22pm
by don cantrell
Autopar Tires
I realize this isnt Durant related.......A friend of mine is a Mopar collector and is looking for some Autopar Mopar tires. Do any of you Canadian members have any in you stash? Any size, white letters a plus, for display only. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: May 12, 2012 9:38am
by Dave Schulte
Parts
I have a Star grease cap/hub cap in good condition - the one with a Star, anyone need one?
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Last Post: May 5, 2012 6:28am
by Dan Cotney
How did tire discussion get to Tim Hortons donuts.
Please be assured that I would never drop a Tim Bit let alone a real Timmies donut. THUS !!! The Tim Hortons that do live in the US are not my fault but are my pleasure to attend.
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Last Post: May 3, 2012 12:22pm
by Jack Connor
Traverse City Annual meet.
Reservations confirmed. Have intentions to bring our car. See U all there. Ken and Dorothy Brink
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Last Post: Apr 29, 2012 3:33pm
by Ken Brink
Proper Horn for '29 D60 ?
Could someone send me a pic of the proper horn and proper location for my '29 D60? I would appreciate it.
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2012 5:00pm
by Don Shilling
25 Locomobile Model 48 eng Got away, good price!
Last night on E-bay a big 1925 Loco Model 48 6 Cyl T-head 524.8 cubic inch engine [Non removable head; 3 sets of 2 cylinders bolted to crankcase] sold for $3350 after 18 bids by about 6 people. The engine shown was a "very nice" old engine. This was the huge 103...
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Last Post: Apr 3, 2012 9:27pm
by Lance Chabot
Took a drive today
to look at a parts car. The picture the fellow sent me in the mail, yes actual photo on paper, was probably taken quite a few years ago. The condition of the car today is not good. I offered him $200.00 for what was left and he refused and held fast at $800.00. N...
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Last Post: Apr 3, 2012 2:29pm
by Brian D.
Rugby info from down under.
Been emailing Tubby (Pat Davis) in Australia. He's in the Links part of DMAC for want ads Australia. He just sent me this link which is not shown. Interesting about Utility vans plus other info we might not know of. Few pages on Billy as well. http://www.r...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2012 1:43pm
by Norm Toone
New Argentina Update
I have added three links to the Previous Events page of last weeks Argentina Meet. Use the Previous Events button to your left. Rick
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Last Post: Mar 31, 2012 12:14am
by Rick Botti
Sedan for sale
Sedan for sale in NY. 1931 4dr Durant. Basket case needing restoration. In Rochester NY. The fellow's name is Parnell Hauser, phone number is 585-216-5656. He did not give a price.He has some pictures. Ross
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2012 9:12am
by Ross Hoevet
Using different wheels
I am having trouble finding good usable wheels for my '26 coupe and got to wondering if wheels from different manufacturers that would fit? Any thoughts or has anyone tried?
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2012 1:32pm
by Brian D.
Durant musuem in Detroit
In this week's Autoweek magazine(3/19), on page 20 there is an article about Ted Stahl's garage/museum in Detroit Michigan. One of the paragraph's states how Ted is a big fan of Billy Durant and how important Durant was to the Detroit area. Someone from the area shou...
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Last Post: Mar 16, 2012 11:55am
by Ross Hoevet
1926 Flint B-40 For Sale
Hi All...... Here is a link to a Flint for sale in Utah. Looks like a lot of good parts for $2,000 Enjoy......Frank http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=0&nid=443&tab=list%2Fview&ad=6881429
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Last Post: Mar 14, 2012 11:23am
by Frank Witkowski
The Split Diff
Stop worrying Durant enthusiasts.The diecast insert came out intact, although the metal looks like chip board. My plan is to remove the rest of the spigot so no more metal can cycle through the gears. Then bush the bolt holes so the bolts are a neat fit, all the load...
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Last Post: Mar 10, 2012 1:25am
by Russell
SPLIT DIFF
SHOULD I TRY TO GET IT OUT. THE PINION HOUSING HAS A DIECAST INSERT. MOST OF THE SPIGOT HAS BROKEN AWAY AND THE METAL LOOKS CRUMBLY. WHAT DOES EVERONE ELSE DO?THE BEARING IS WORN BUT OK BUT I'D PREFER TO REPLACE IT.
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2012 10:26pm
by RUSSELL
1931 durant 6-14 for sale
i see my 1931 model 6-14 4 door coach sedan, 6 wooden wheels twin fender mounts, complete and almost rust free is for sale for $7200 in Auto Roundup magazine...
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2012 8:43pm
by gary kauffman
Engine Paint Color
Shermwin Williams Automotive in Calgary gave me another code for JX-6386 Gray/Green Color it is Federal Standard Colors 16165.
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2012 8:20am
by Arthur Thomas
'26-'27 Star R coupe parts
Just posted a want add in the classifieds, looking for some parts. Brian.
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2012 11:14am
by Brian D.
1928 Durnat Coupe
There will be a 1928 Durant Coupe coming up for sale in the near future. It is located in Nevada. I have driven it so I know it runs and drives, but it will need work. I will post details in the For Sale froum after I learn more, hopefully by Monday. Rick
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2012 6:27pm
by Rick Botti
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