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Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

Other buried engines have been brought back to life. This would make a great story if someone would tackle this project and resurrect this old engine!

Where Are You From? Texarkana, TX

Do You own a car built by Durant? Several

Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

Here are some pictures:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0c5bwwa5dm39u6k/AAC_orDRaWUkjwAs8T47Sfyra?dl=0

Thanks,
Tony

Where Are You From? Massachusetts

Do You own a car built by Durant? No

Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

Any idea of trying to identify what year this A22 Durant block 1921 - 1926, is ? The Registry has only 3 with block casting dates, others are the overhead valve, head casting dates. Don't suppose the engine serial is still readable, I think on the boss above the oil filler pipe. If so perhaps that might pin down a year.
This one might remain a boat anchor.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

Norm This is a later block it has the vent stacks (2) on the right side. It also has the ninth head bolt (dead center). There is the boss on the right side of the block which will have a serial number.. but they seemed to get carried away stamping these as I have seen the serial number stamped in as many as three places. On the milled head surface, the boss and also the vent/push rod side (which is hidden by a cover).

So block is 1924 or younger..

Where Are You From? Tucson

Do You own a car built by Durant? yes-3

Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

Bob .. I recall something about the 9th head bolt and can see the center hole in this block. Ah you mean those two vertical rusty posts between one and two cyl, and three and four cyl are vents which are hidden under the push rod cover ? Yes I note the boss on both sides of this block. So this is 1924 - 1926 range. Not of any historical value or use I would imagine now.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: Found: A22A-606 Block

I added some more pictures to the Dropbox folder referenced above. One appears to be a date: 4 17 24. No sign of serial numbers on any of the bosses, though that appears to be a moot point. I might list it on ebay for cheap, in case someone local is interested in a relic.

Thanks,
Tony

Where Are You From? Massachusetts

Do You own a car built by Durant? No

 

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