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durant 4 cylinder engine
hi fellow car guys ,I just listed a durant engine on ebay,thought I should give you guys a 'heads up'thanks Bill Donnelly.ebay # is180580805646.
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2010 4:03pm
by Bill Donnelly
Parts for sale- And I am going to portland area this (leaving this weekend)
I have a lot of parts for sale and will be going to the portland area( vancouver wash) this coming week. Expect to be there Mon evening or early tuesday. If anyone needs anything contact me quickly to save shipping costs. I leave Sat Morning oct 30. Have a 6 cyl moto...
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2010 9:18am
by Ken McCormick
Axle shafts Durant, DeVaux, Star
Rick who just bought the 1919 Dort sent me this site he just found, if anyone needs an axle shaft. http://www.vapinc.com/Axles_Driveshafts/main.html Not quite correct about Star axles 23 - 30 when last Star was 28. I see he has axles for a 621 and 622 Duran...
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2010 1:36pm
by Norm Toone
Durant for sale
Just back once again for the season and had this from my Kijiji ad for parts / info on the 32. Haven't received a reply back from the sender telling me any info as to year etc. "Call my buddy rob 905 728TIRE in oshawa he has durant for sale"
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2010 4:11am
by Norm Toone
Star Motor Trans etc For Sale Otego New York
Hi All...... Talked to a fellow this evening who has the remains of a Star 4 cylinder power unit. Fairly complete, missing radiator. Has cowl and front axle motor accessories. Wants it to go to a good home with a club member. Priced at less than scrap value a...
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2010 4:52pm
by Frank Witkowski
Bendix brakes
The BENDIX front brakes on my 1929 Durant RUGBY are adjusted by means of a 'wormscrew' and locknut. One of these has sheared and I am having difficulty locating a spare here in the UK. Anyone know where I can get one either here or in the USA?
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2010 6:47am
by Graham Batty
Durants in Canada
Below are two links to three articles regarding Durants built in Canada. I learned that Durant was the number three car maker there, pretty impressive. Rick Durants in Canada Part 1 Durants in Canada Part 2 & 3 Scroll down the page
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2010 10:30am
by Rick Botti
Get Well Card
Wow I got a nice get well card in the mail full of medicine for me from all the attendees of the Lancaster Pennsylvania Natl meet. When one has been knocked down this badly with cancer not sure one understands how meaningful a nice big get well card with all your s...
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Last Post: Sep 17, 2010 9:16pm
by Lance Haynes
Devaux for sale on Ebay
There is a good looking Devaux for sale on ebay in Washington State. Looks fairly complete and don't want this to go the hot rod route. Check it out.
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2010 5:57am
by Mike Linthicum
Seats, Upholstery, Interior Ideas, Please?
So, my boyfriend, Phillip Butterfield, owns a Durant. I LOVE this car. I would love to get the interior redone, but I have no idea where to start. First of all, the seat springs we currently have in the poor girl are all wrong. Can anyone tell me of a good place to g...
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Last Post: Sep 12, 2010 4:51pm
by Jeri Stewart
DeVaux brochure on AACA forum
Hi All..... Any DeVaux owners able to identify this brochure in the AACA forum?? Just follow this link: http://forums.aaca.org/f170/de-vaux-brochure-288353.html Frank ---
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2010 11:45am
by Frank Witkowski
Lancaster Agenda Final Edition
Hi All..... Here is the revised agenda for the meet. Some additions and corrections made. Weather looks very pleasant for next week. Don't forget the camera and the vintage clothes........ Frank --- DMAC National Meet September 9th through 12th 2010...
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2010 10:14am
by Frank Witkowski
Gas Mileage
Sirs : Did amother good jaunt with the Star last weekend, 235 miles... **** near run out of gas. The literature says 25 mpg and I calculated my trip at 20 mpg @ 35 mph mainly. This is part of my "tuning", so I am wondering other peoples' numbers (mpg's)....
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2010 4:57am
by Guy Belzil
No go
Well my summer touring is over and I missed out on some really big events in the N.W. this year.. But what's more important getting together with family,who may not be with us much longer or buggin' around in the old buggy? I think the the Durant will be around lon...
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2010 11:33pm
by K Nordquist
Rod Knock
Well after waiting 6 weeks for the return of my distributor put in in timed it went to a car show and about half way there I got a rod knock thank God for AAA now it is pull the engine.
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Last Post: Aug 28, 2010 7:51pm
by Don Gaskill
Lancaster Car Count !!!
Hi All........ Mike L, tells me that the car count for Lancaster is increasing every day!! So far we have 4 Durants, 4 Stars and a Rugby. Still time to add your car to this unique group. Hey it doesn't matter what condition, push, pull drag or trailer it in...
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2010 7:18am
by Frank Witkowski
Free pick up and delivery
Same deal as this spring, I am going to be driving a 1 ton chev P U to Lancaster from B C If anyone needs something picked up along the way just let me know. I will be happy to deliver things since I am going there anyway --Same holds true to items from there...
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Last Post: Aug 24, 2010 8:11pm
by Ken McCormick
Gary k
wanted - windshield stanchions (posts) for 1925 model f star
hello, i am hoping to find a pair of Reasonably priced windshield posts...i just picked up headlights and bar for $20 FROM GUY AT MACUNGIE PA. SHOW ..HE.HAD NO IDEA WHAT THEY WERE....MINE MOUNTS TO BODY STUBS WITH TWO BOLTS 1 AND 1/2" APART WITH MOUNT HOLES ON SHAF...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2010 8:54pm
by Gary k
Website Updates
Over the past few weeks I have been quietly updating the website with your pictures and tech docs. I have more to do but anywhere you see the word “new” I have updated or added new material. Today I added pictures of the 2010 Canadian Gathering and poste...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2010 6:06pm
by Rick Botti
Attention Canadians Save this STAR !!!
Hi All....... Could be a good parts source for someone. This is an email I just received: FRANK: the easiest way to start this is as follows - my name is Doug Palmer and I live near Perth Ontario Canada.........a local car wrecker (yes a redneck)...
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Last Post: Aug 19, 2010 9:04am
by Frank Witkowski
Hey Durantonians, Well I'v managed to get some driving in this summer with the Ol' girl despite a very busy summer touring with a Pink Floyd tribute band. However, she has devoloped some issues .. I have a vibration when I get up to around 30-35 but subsides at lowe...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2010 12:34pm
by Keith N
For Sale 1929 Durant Model 60 Roadster
Hi All..... This car is for sale in Europe. Located in the Netherlands. Owner is in Germany, so has German paper work. The car is pictured in the photographs section under roadster showroom. It is the gray roadster, top row middle. I have additional pictu...
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Last Post: Aug 3, 2010 6:05am
by Frank Witkowski
Star front axle+ for sale
1927 (maybe 26) front axle and wheel for sale Northwest PA. Call Paul at (814)431-0045 starting 7/31/10 Saturday. Please do not email me, I will just direct you to him.
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2010 5:23pm
by Bryan Gross
1927 Star M for sale
In Northwest PA. Call Paul at (814)431-0045 starting 7/31/10 Saturday. Please do not email me, I will just direct you to him.
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2010 5:25pm
by Bryan Gross
Flint & Star Axle in Oregon $50
Hi All..... There is a Flint & Star front axle listed on the AACA forum. They are located in Oregon. Asking $50 each. Just scroll down to the Durant section of the AACA forums. There are even some pictures. Hate to see these junked, might help one of our...
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Last Post: Jul 25, 2010 8:12am
by Frank Witkowski
Production figures
As the Historian at the R. E. Olds Transportation Museum, I have been compiling production figures on all Lansing built vehicles. Can someone help me on Durant/Star? If not specific Lansing figures, then totals? I can estimate Lansing's portion. Thank you. Dave.
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Last Post: Jul 23, 2010 6:57am
by Dave
Durant touring
I found parts for a Durant 1928 touring model M2 If one is interested , send me a email
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Last Post: Jul 19, 2010 7:36am
by Henri Houle
Filtrator part 2
Also, does anyone know where to find a 1/8 comp cap that goes on top of the filtrator? I lost mine (stupid) so I have an old oil pressure gage connected to it for now.
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Last Post: Jul 18, 2010 2:13pm
by paul
1922 star touring
Dont be afraid to insult me on any offers this car got to go and there is lots of good parts for you guys out there restoring these.Lets talk. I would like to get rid of it all at once and not piece by piece. Call me lets deal. 760-221-7919 or email me. millbs@msn.com
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Last Post: Jul 12, 2010 9:08am
by jeff
So last trip went fishing...
So I have been having a good summer with the Star. Been doing trips of 50 to 100 miles a weekend. Mostly hiway, but 1/3 gravel and some "gumbo". Last trip July 01 went fishing. Came home with our limit of 2 lbs rainbows, it semi drizzled all day, but we are expe...
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2010 2:37pm
by Guy Belzil
Thank You Canadians Guelph Meet Pictures
Hi All..... Just returned from the Guelph Ontario meet. What a great gathering of people and cars. Got a chance to meet some old friends and make some new ones. This was a joint meet with a couple other Clubs so a wide variety of cars. Got to ride in a Whi...
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Last Post: Jul 4, 2010 4:38pm
by Frank Witkowski
1930 614 Parts
Dash Brace Front roof corner braces I would like to see the parts go to good use Name your Price e-mail levi@evil1customs.com for more info
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2010 4:38pm
by Levi
1928 Durant for Sale on ebay in Canada
There is a 1928 Durant for Sale on ebay Item number: 130402729446 Rick
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 9:39am
by Rick Botti
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 9:19am
by Bryan Gross
Mod 70 Deluxe Sedan for Sale
Mod 70 Deluxe Sedan for sale. Complete, I think. $15,000. This car may be the only one of it's kind. I have heard of one on the west coast but do not have any particulars,. SAVE this unique car, e-mail me for pics. Call 804 580 6427 before 9:00 pm, e. s. t.,...
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 8:07am
by Arthur Roberts
Durant A-22 Motor For Sale
Hi All.... Fellow called me who has an A-22 Durant 4 cylinder Overhead valve motor and running gear for sale. Was made into a buzz saw rig. Complete from radiator to cowl, transmission, rear end and front end are there as well as all accessories and disk whe...
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Last Post: Jun 25, 2010 6:50pm
by Frank Witkowski
French Speaking (I think) Star for Sale Canada Auto Trader
found this in canadian auto trader. http://www.autotrader.ca/used_cars_Car_details/LAVALTRIE_Quebec_1923_STAR_DURANT_1590451.html?srcID=35&frnID=9959899&prv=Quebec&r=30
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2010 5:01pm
by Guy Belzil
collectable sales booklets
i have a few of sales booklets one fromm 1922 and others from 1923 and 1924 if interested contact me @860 639 0873
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Last Post: Jun 21, 2010 7:08pm
by kevin mccarthy
Need a Flywheel for 1925 Star 4cyl A-22 112 teeth Mel
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2010 7:00pm
by Melvin Wagner
"Badges of Honor"
I was just paging through the latest HAGERTY’S magazine (Summer 2010) and saw an article on “Badges of Honor” by Carl Bomstead. The article was about the collection of marquee badges by Jerry Lettieri. The point is that Durant products were repre...
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Last Post: Jun 4, 2010 10:29am
by D J Federlein
1926 Durant Star coupe FOR SALE (Pensacola Florida Craigslist)
antique car - $7500 (Gulf Breeze) Date: 2010-05-18, 11:56AM EDT Reply to: sale-z9dwa-1747001797@craigslist.org 1926 Durant Star coupe. Runs good, very little rust, new stainless steel gas tank. Great projecr car!
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2010 5:36am
by Dennis Murphy
1929 Durant front fender (Chicago Craigslist)
1929 Durant front fender - $200 (Michigan City, in) Date: 2010-06-01, 5:18PM CDT Reply to: sale-ffdxt-1770352503@craigslist.org This is a original Durant Fender and it is solid. Will have to be picked up in Michigan City,In
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2010 5:22am
by Dennis Murphy
1930 Durant rumble seat coupe on EBAY
Item number: 270583346119 US $4,500.00 Reserve price not met
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Last Post: May 25, 2010 3:51pm
by Dennis Murphy
carburator needed
looking for a good carb for a 1930 rugby...tillition S4D can also be a good rebuildable one. thanks joe
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Last Post: May 12, 2010 9:02am
by joe griffin
1926 Durant 614 Star M-2 (Coupe) for sale
FYI http://www.collectorcarhunter.com/listings/detail01.lasso?listing=33466 Location: , British Columbia - Canada 22,500 obo Classification: Original Condition: Condition 1: PRISTINE Colour: Light Green with Light Green interior Dennis
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 9:53am
by Dennis Murphy
1928 Durant D65 open tourer. LHD
Sharp Car!!! Make: Durant Model: 3.0 litre D65 Year: 1928 Price: £16,800 1928 Durant open tourer. Left hand drive. Chassis number E-7735 Registration number SL9745 Under the current ownership since 1983. This car was imported by the present owner f...
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 9:25am
by Dennis Murphy
Another 1926 Star for sale on craigslist
For Members FYI 1926 Star/Durant Sedan - $5000 (Northern Wisconsin) Date: 2010-05-06, 11:06AM CDT Reply to: sale-95sw5-1727413300@craigslist.org 1926 Star Durant, F model., 26 series 4 speed, WB 109 in., 4 cylinder, tillotson carb, single plate clutch, wei...
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 6:41am
by Dennis Murphy
Liverrmore Tour Day Three
Third and final day of touring took us along scenic back roads to the Blackhawk museum in Danville. Our cars were parked in front of the main entrance to the museum with the Stars in the middle and the one of the two Durant’s on each side. Afterwards we d...
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Last Post: May 5, 2010 11:05pm
by Rick Botti
What order did you do your restoration in?
I am now done with the rear diff in my '26 coupe, tomorrow should see it mounted in the frame. Next I am planning on doing the front end, I want to get it rolling so I can move it around the shop. After that I was planning on doing the transmission, drive shaft a...
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Last Post: May 4, 2010 10:02pm
by Brian
Need 27 star coach body
Looking for 27 coach body from the fenders up and also a hood have the complete drive train and I have wheels but possibly need some. Thanks
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Last Post: May 2, 2010 10:55am
by Dave
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