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star parts assistance for members
I am trying to recall what i read about TIMING CHAIN SETS AND REAR MAIN SEAL "BLOCKS"....didn't someone locate some chains for 14L continentals and a source for the blocks that always breakup???? what about our latest sources for continental gasket sets??.....please...
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2012 8:14am
by gary kauffman
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GENE
millatery wheel and radiator
looking for 1 millitary wheel for 1929 Durant M4 coupe .One H/l lenze 7 inch,
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Last Post: Jan 12, 2012 9:31pm
by GENE
Need some information on Trico Windshield Wiper motor for my Model 65
Seem to remember in an old Durant Club magazine a list of model numbers for Trico windshield wipers for our cars. Anybody have a copy of it? Need to know the Model number for the Trico that would fit my 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door.
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Last Post: Jan 6, 2012 9:14am
by Mike Linthicum
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all Durant members worldwide from The Sunburnt Country! We have had a very mild summer so far instead of sweltering in high humidity it is a pleasant 28C.
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2012 4:21pm
by John Sweeney
Merry Christmas!
Greetings Durantonians! Hope you have a great Christmas Season and a Happy new Year! Jeanne and I just chuggin' along and took the Durant out for a quick Santa delivery jaunt this eve., since the weather is so mild around here,,,at least so far So sorry to h...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2011 11:49pm
by Keith
Barney Roos and Locomobile Junior 8 Engine Article
All, In the Feb. 2012 Hemmings Classic Car magazine on page 70 in the "Automotive Pioneers" section by Jim Donnelly is a short Biography on Barney Roos the brilliant engineer who at Locomobile in circa 1922 to 1924 "supervised the development of the modern straight-...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2011 8:45pm
by Lance Chabot
Snow attach. for Durant,Star & Whippets
Hi to all I have Ford T's and for the past 30 years have been gathering information on the snow attachments for them. These were Snowmobile Co,Snow Flyer Co.and Snow Bird ( the Arps Corp.) mainly for Fords but they advertised that thay were available for Durant,S...
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Last Post: Dec 20, 2011 12:46pm
by Bob McDonald
Remember you can donate to the DMAC this U.S. Tax season!
Hello my fellow Durantonians! Just wanted to remind all of the Durantonians living in the United States that you can now make a currency donation to the DMAC by December 31st and receive a tax deduction on your Federal Income Tax if your personal tax situation allows...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2011 6:11pm
by Mike Linthicum
Five New items for Sale
5 new items that are for sale added to the Wanted and For Sale forum over the past few days.
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Last Post: Dec 12, 2011 10:03am
by Rick Botti
Happy 150th Birthday, Billy Durant!
Hemmings Daily has featured our Billy Durant today. See link. Rick http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2011/12/08/happy-150th-birthday-billy-durant/?refer=news
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Last Post: Dec 8, 2011 7:18am
by Rick Botti
Complete Star Motor Riverside California
Hi.... A complete Star 4 cylinder motor is available in Riverside California. If interested contact me for owners contact info.... Frank ---
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Last Post: Dec 6, 2011 6:52am
by Frank Witkowski
Torrid heat
I have most of the parts I need for this heater. Missing is both ends of the smaller ducts--the end that collects the air from the fan-(a funnel type thing) --and the other end that fits in the floor of the cab--( sort of like a floor register with a vent closer )...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2011 10:40am
by Ken McCormick
sending unit for model 60
hey uncle normie, do you remember where to get those sending units you pictured on the discussion back in may 31, 2010..i need one now that i have a 1929 60 sedan.... i took mine out and it is a 4 bolt in unit..screws actually...doesnot look all that bad but new...
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Last Post: Nov 18, 2011 9:49pm
by gary kauffman
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cdmn
Locomobile 48
The Dec Collectible Automobile magazine has a photo spread of a Locomobile 48. It mentions Durant. I suspect the colors are non-authentic for 1923, but it looks flashy. Engine looks archaic. Like a 1918 Waukesha truck or tractor engine.
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2011 11:51am
by cdmn
throwout bearing
does anyone know if the dentations on the end of the throwout bearing for the three fingers are normal or are they wear marks.should they be filled up when restoring or does it matter.i would appreciate any help i can get. thanks bob obrien
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2011 5:56pm
by bob obrien
ebay headlights
Did someone get the pair of headlights on eBay?
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2011 8:15pm
by wayne farrand
BIG Auction trip results Not a Locomobile!!
Hi All, Well back from the "big car Estate Auction" over the weekend in eastern Okla. Over 400 vehicles including 300+ antique cars there in 5 rows of a BIG field all for highest bid over $100-$200 to start! Many cars were Condition #5 (project) or better, complete...
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2011 5:21am
by Lance Chabot
DMAC 2012 Elections
The DMAC was founded by enthusiasts of Billy Durant and his Durant Motor Company. Following the lead of Yates Milton, created this organization from just a dozen or so people at its organizational meeting in 1998. Now in 2011 the DMAC now has members in fifteen coun...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2011 12:22pm
by Rick Botti
21" Hayes Wire wheels - FORD
Does anyone out there have a pair of 21" Hayes wire wheels for a Model T. We have a pair of fronts and need a pair of rear wheels. Gord
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Last Post: Oct 16, 2011 1:25pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Manuals
Any A-22ers needing an Illistrated parts book or operators manual their is a pair on ebay...buy it now at 24.99 for both...Item #130586048612
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2011 8:11am
by Bill Hoaglan
Harry C. Breckbill Durant Dealer Strasburg Pennsylvania
Hi All.... The picture of these ink blotters was posted in our guest book by John Lloyd. Anyone know any history of this dealer?? Frank --- http://www.flickr.com/photos/hugo90/6193068827/
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2011 4:55pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant engine and transmission for sale.
I have a Durant engine and transmission that my father believed was out of a Star. It is a 4 cylinder Continental with carb and distributor. The engine and transmission both turn over freely. It is mounted on the original frame and also has the bulkhead. I would like...
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Last Post: Sep 28, 2011 9:10pm
by Dave McVeda
27 Star Landau for sale
Hi all: Every so often I look at a web site www.prewarcar.com and they just posted a real nice 27 Star Landau. Good pictures and interesting history. It is from the Colman Young Estate. Phone number is 734-730-4274. Price is listed at $9,400. This is a great...
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2011 10:38pm
by Gary Yelle
Possible hauling from PA to Wyoming
Hi Fellow Durantians, I just bought a 1919 Model T Ford in Wyoming. I'm planning to go pick up the car in October. We'll be leaving eastern PA on October 5th. Going out I will be traveling with an empty, open trailer from PA, to Wisconsin, To Western Onterio (Inte...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 4:15pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Updates
I am happy to announce that Mac Irvine has completed the restoration of his 1929 Model 40 Sedan. Current pictures have been added to the Durant page of the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2011 8:12pm
by Rick Botti
New Board of Directors Members
Hi All..... Had a great time in Vancouver!! Got a chance to meet some old friends and make new ones. I have added these members to the BOD: Don Shilling, Central region Gary Yelle, Western region With these two additions the Board is com...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2011 10:29am
by Frank Witkowski
Looking for parts
Starting my search for some parts that will be needed in my restoration. Not at the point of needing them just yet, but want to put it out there. 1. Robe Rail for back of seat 2. Foot Rest for Floor 3. Coincidental ignition switch & Locking device. Doesn't need...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2011 7:34am
by Mike Linthicum
car for sale
Hello all. We are offering for sale a beautiful 1931 Durant 6-14 Sedan for sale. Its a perfect runner and ready to go, asking price is $21,000.00 or best offer. The car is located in Edmonton. If your interested write me at canadiansteamengines@gmail.com
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2011 2:55pm
by Dave Hoover
Car for sale
If you want a Durant car that is ready to drive and enjoy, not just to work on all the time, mine is for sale. Pictures can be seen in the photograph section of this website. Asking 16,000. email jgrg101@yahoo.com or phone 740.282.6667
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2011 7:29am
by Jim Glover
Pool Noodles
Labor Day brings about a lot of end-of-season sales on toys and other goodies meant for summer. Each year I buy a few foam pool noodles to protect me and the cars in the garage. They are usually under a dollar, often way under a dollar. Run a string through on...
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2011 2:31pm
by Justin Schiess
Snap Ring Tool for Durant Tires
Hello everyone... Does anyone have a photo of the tool that is used to take off the snap ring around the tire of the Durant. My Dad said he had one but we could not find it in the garage. I need a photo for my sister to do a search for it in the garage. We have mo...
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2011 8:12pm
by Wendy Alvarez
1931 DURANT 6-14
IT LOOKS LIKE THE DURANT HAS BEEN SOLD....JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2011 8:27pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
Tie Rod Ball
What do others do with worn tie rod balls? Does anyone make replicas, or do you just repair them and try to make them as round as possible? A local engineering shop said they can set up to make me a couple new ones, but it was far from a cheap price. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2011 4:18am
by Shane Hoffmann
1930 Durant Coupe Parts
Hello Everyone I have a number of 1930 Durant Coupe parts for sale, including... 6 Cylinder Engine Transmission Starter Exhaust Manifold Fan and Pulley Fuel Pump Water Pump Distributer - Bottom Only Fenders - Front and Rear Rear Fender Fairings Hood -...
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Last Post: Aug 27, 2011 3:15pm
by Ken Thompson
Generator End Plate
Has anyone 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. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2011 5:27am
by Mac Irvine
1926 Star M hood
I need a hood for 1926 Star "M" . Anyone know of any available?
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:57pm
by Dennis Olson
1931 durant 6-14 coach...what are you willing to pay???
Durant friends, As you know, I am offering my Durant for sale....an unrestored, original vehicle with only a few negatives. Rather than see it lost to the world....or to see it stay with me and maybe never get restored or used ....I am asking all of you out there in...
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:45pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
key switch
Looking for key switch for 1929 model 60 Durant. MARK
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 8:37am
by Mark Johnson
NOS Distributor Housing
I have just located some NOS distributor housings (p/n GT-121 Generator Ignitor Housing Extensions) for the 1928-1929 Durants with Continental 14L & 15L engines. These are the right angle drive housings that adapt the distributor to the end of the generator. It turns...
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2011 5:40pm
by Phil Peters
hood (research)
OK - just answered my own question with a little more research. It appears I own the "standard 617," and according to a corrected replacement brochure A-30-617, the car did, indeed, come with vertical hood louvers.. Thanks - looking foward to joining the organization...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 7:19am
by Gary Thompson
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Jason
Star Moto Meter
I have an original Star Moto Meter with excellent original graphics. Both the glass lenses are unbroken and clear and the thermometer is in proper working condition. IF anyone has an original car looking for an original and well preserved moto meter, please reach out...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2011 10:34am
by Jason
Seats needed
Hi all: Wondering if anyone has a 28 or 29 Durant coupe parts car that they have the seats they can part with. I would like to get the proper wood framework also. Thanks, Gary
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Last Post: Aug 10, 2011 8:36pm
by Gary Yelle
Tires have manufacture date codes
Guy's post about camber settings got me thinking about old tires. Then I remembered that the Shay club had a recent post on the subject . Here is a link to an ABC story that will show you how to discover the date your tires were made, at least within the last 15 y...
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Last Post: Aug 9, 2011 8:30pm
by Rick Botti
Camber Setting - my tools
Last year I took my front axle to a machine shop and they set my camber to the apropos 1 degree positive camber (i.e. top further apart then bottom and with no car weight). Theory says this should get me to 0 degree camber with weight on. Some call me "St. Thomas...
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Last Post: Aug 7, 2011 5:47am
by Guy Belzil
parts for sale at vancouver meet
i will have the following parts for sale at the vancouver meet,for a 27 star model r 6cyl recored model r rad never used complete driveshaft assembly transmission with rear coupler 14l motor complete runs well starter motor less bendix assorted other parts
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2011 10:35am
by brian boys
Flint Fuel Gauge Parts
Hi All.... A source of parts for the King Seeley fuel gauge used on the E-55 Flint....... http://www.classicandexotic.com/store/c-85-king-seeley-hobson-fuel-gauge.aspx Or click on web page...... Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 5, 2011 9:54am
by Frank Witkowski
For Sale W-5 Rugby Motor $100
Hi All..... Located in Maple Ridge BC Canada. Brass Rugby tag on motor. 4 cylinder W-5, needs rebuilt. Contact me for sellers number and email See y'all in Vancouver BC...... Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 4, 2011 6:50am
by Frank Witkowski
How do I properly connect choke, sterring wheel throttle & advance?
Would someone please send me detailed pixs and a description on how to connect the choke up at both ends? Also, please send me pixs and descriptions on how to connect linkage from end of throttle and advance rods at bottom of steering wheel column to carburetor and a...
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Last Post: Aug 1, 2011 1:37pm
by Jim Tracy
Need a driving Car
Hello everyone, I am looking for a car that is fully drivable preferably a roadster. I will be selling my project cars for someone else to carry on. My live has gotten so crazy that I have so little time to continue on the restoration. Any info or interest is welco...
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2011 10:17am
by Franz Fraitzl
1927 Star Landau For Sale
Hi All..... Check out this link to a Star listed on the AACA forum . To view, just cut and paste link or click on web site icon.... Frank http://forums.aaca.org/f119/rare-1927-star-durant-landau-sedan-308481.html
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2011 3:56pm
by Frank Witkowski
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