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Cowl band help needed

Wanted one 1930 or 31 Durant Cowl band.
I believe the cowl band is the same for most models of those years.
However I realize finding one of these is a long shot so I also need to repair mine. A 5" inch bottom piece on both ends is too far rusted to preserve, so I like to find a similar band that could be cut and the good ends grated onto mine. Any ideas on similar bands or some other source would be a big help.

Rick





Where Are You From? Fremont, CA

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1931 Durant model 619

Re: Cowl band help needed

That chromed steel band is used on 1931 / 32 Durant / Rugby / Frontenac's, when they switched from piano hinge hoods to the chromed steel hood strip hinge, and changed dash from the crest like instrument plate / square pulls to the 31 / 32 gold plates and round pulls.
1930 had no band.

Don't know if any other make used a stainless steel band that would fit our cowls. Stephan painted both strip and band as its too costly to rechrome. I have pointed out two sites to get the stainless hood strips to overcome the hood strip problem but band ??

No clue if this is even close at Mac's
Part # 28-68554-1
https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/cowl-band-plain-steel-pickup-1930-1931.html

or
Part #: 28-21700-1
https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_model_a/model-a-ford-cowl-band-polished-stainless-steel.html

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

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

Re: Cowl band help needed

28's used them too as an option. My 65 has a stainless band around the cowl.

Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan from Elizabeth, NJ Plant

Re: Cowl band help needed

HELLO RICK
THERES A GUT NAME OF JIM LANGAN IN SEQUIM WASHINGTON THAT CAN MAKE YOU ONE,HIS WORK IS STELLAR
SEE IF YOU CAN GET HIS NUMBER FROM 411 IF NOT ILL TRY AND DIG IT UP,HIS WORK IS EXTRORDINARY, DAVE

Where Are You From? SO CALIF

Do You own a car built by Durant? DEVAUX

Re: Cowl band help needed

Mike forgot about the taller narrower old ladies cars of 28 / 29 that had bands as well, compared to the lower wider faster 30's cars ha ha. Might be in the same boat as the 30 / 31 Ford A bands the cowl is narrower ? than the 31 / 32 D's Would be interesting to see if they do fit or can be made to fit.
Funny they used chromed steel on 31 / 32 yet stainless on 28 / 29.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

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

Re: Cowl band help needed

HELLO RICK SORRY TO TAKE SO LONG TO REPLY,IM HAVING A PROBLEM FINDING JIMMYS PHONE NUMBER AS
SOON AS I DO ILL LET YOU KNOW, DAVE

Where Are You From? SO CALIF

Do You own a car built by Durant? DEVAUX

Re: Cowl band help needed

Thanks Dave.

Where Are You From? Fremont, CA

Do You own a car built by Durant? Two of them

 

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