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trying to get in touch with Horacio Hidalgo about wooden wheels "BUT" i can not get into member login?
Where Are You From? Utah
Do You own a car built by Durant? '29 M4
Don: call me. I correspond frequently with Horatio and can put the two of you in contact.
Where Are You From? Ellensburg, WA
Do You own a car built by Durant? Yes, several
Where Are You From? Fremont, CA
Do You own a car built by Durant? 1931 Model 619 and 1929 model 60 Roadster
Rick, This may not be a Durant product, but I'm sure not everyone is tied down to just one type of collector car. I'm restoring a L-29 Cord brougham. I am currently taking a break from the Cord to finish my 1926 Star model M sedan. The Cord is an interesting project in that almost nothing is available for these cars. People either want a small fortune for parts ($900.00 for a cigarette lighter!) or they aren't willing to sell any parts. I have become quite proficient at manufacturing my own parts. I cast new door handles and window cranks from silicon bronze and nikel plate them myself. I also have fabricated a new gas tank cover made with 36 separate parts welded together. I have rebuilt all the individual pieces of the CV joints from the front drive from beat up junk. I'm done with starter, generator, water pump, wheel brake cylinders, brake shoes, carburetor, oil pump, gas tank, window risers, muffler, etc. etc. As I mentioned this can be very labor intensive, and very expensive, which is why I'm currently taking a break to finish my Star. As soon as I'm finished with the Star I'll be back for the final push on the Cord.
Where Are You From? Denver
Do You own a car built by Durant? 1926 Star m 4dr sedan