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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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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...
Views: 318   Replies: 0
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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Bob B
1929 Durant Model 60
Looking for parts for Candadian Durant Sedan. Need Piston and rings (50 over) and bearings (30 under) for Silverdome Engine SA133114. My Dad has just bought the car and is looking for any info. Thanks. Bob
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Last Post: Jun 7, 2004 7:26am
by Bob B
Flint for Sale on AACA forun
There is a Flint for sale on the AACA forum. Valued at $100,000 but they are selling for $35,000. Jan
Views: 310   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 1, 2004 8:16am
by Jan Arnett
1928 M2 side lights
My 1928 M2 Rugby had two fake side lamps installed by a previous owner. I have seen several pictures of cars with those lamps of a little bit less of 4" diameter. I will be grateful if some Club member send me a close picture of the supports that hold those lamps to...
Views: 288   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 24, 2004 2:55pm
by Ricardo H.Colomb...
1928 or 1929 Durant Model 60 Four door Sedan (Standard Model)
Hello Boys and Girls, I just looked at a '28 or '29 Durant model 60 four door standard sedan. The radiator and hood are missing as well as some of the engine parts, fuel pump, dash cluster. ect. The wood is gone got the sheet metal is there. This car has been...
Views: 345   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 23, 2004 8:50pm
by Bruce Hargin
29 Durant Radiator
I thought that somebody with knowledge about Durants could fill me in. I bought a 29 durant radiator and shell on a models t rat rod that I built. I am having second thoughts about using this beutiful piece on such a misfit car. I figure that it won't hold the press...
Views: 340   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 23, 2004 6:43pm
by Douglas Heckart
3 Wheeled driving stunt
Hi All.. Going through some of my factory correspondence, I found a one page memo from the Atlanta Durant distributor that explains how to set up a car for this stunt and also some promotion ideas. This is from the early '20's, and was a popular advertising gim...
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Last Post: May 20, 2004 6:35am
by Frank Witkowski
Dort Radiator Badge
Anyone need a mint Dort radiator badge? It is a little pricey but I saw it at the local swap meet on Saturday and I have the phone number of the guy who has it for sale. Bob (L8GR858 on eBay)
Views: 362   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 17, 2004 7:14pm
by Robert Bush
Steward fuel vacuum pump
Again I am disturbing forum members asking for advise. My 1928 M2 Rugby has a vacuum pump equal to the one shown in 1929 Maintenance manual posted in the Club Tech Page, Chapter III, page 80 (Leverless type) Unfortunately flapper valve is missing and upper valves bl...
Views: 318   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 14, 2004 4:24am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
1929 Rugby 1 ton truck wanted
Sirs; My Grandfather and Greatgrandfather both owner 1929 Rugby one ton trucks, they were the one's with the steel spoked wheels. My Greatgrandfather's was sold at auction in 1998 or so, without my knowledge in the Outlook, Saskatchewan Canada area, my Grandfathe...
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Last Post: May 3, 2004 12:54am
by Guy Derdall
trip and tour
Getting pretty hectic round here. We are packing and getting ready to leave on the big trip on tuesday morning .I certainly appreciate all the replies and invitations I got to stop and see cars and parts -I hope I have enough room in my truck and trailer to haul home...
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Last Post: Apr 23, 2004 1:05pm
by Ken McCormick
turn signal controller
Turn Signals have been discussed on this forum and many other old car forums in the past but a new product is on the market which might be of interest to people. A person on the Model T forum mentioned it and it looks like a well made product. It doesn't solve your...
Views: 345   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 22, 2004 9:15am
by Jan Arnett
1931 Durant Coupe for sale
For sale a 1931 Durant coupe , that needs a full restoration. The car is complete exept the rear deck lid. The wood is there and the fenders are fair. The body, doors and hood are nice and most of the glass is good, as well as all the gauges. This car is for sale as...
Views: 409   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 19, 2004 10:14am
by Chris Garcia
Durant Touring Car (probably 1922-23)
At one time I had the above Durant loaned and shown at the San Antonio, Tx Auto Museum. About 1990-92 I sold it. I do not have a record of the purchaser. I'm trying to locate that auto. Interested in possible purchase. Please reply to above email or delsik@hotma...
Views: 409   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 16, 2004 1:27pm
by D wight Elsik
Dort Left Front Fender
I found what I believe to be a 1923/1924(?) Dort left front fender at the swap meet last weekend. Anyone out there who can help identify exactly what year it is? I can send you some sketches. It has some very unique contours so a Dort owner should be able to deter...
Views: 344   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 7, 2004 9:22pm
by Robert Bush
W5 Head and Block
Pulled head off 1928 Durant M2 W5 engine yesterday. Pistons and cyl walls are really like new.#3 has one teenie scratch, But not enough to worry about. Looks like head gasket leaked between 2 and 3. Question is, I will send head to machine shop for cleaning and to ch...
Views: 396   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 4, 2004 11:03am
by Gregg Wellner
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