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Star chassis rear axle

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I'm looking for a pinion assembly for my axle, it was made into a trailer and the opening is blocked off.
My Rear axle has external brake bands... this one, which I think is a star rear axle... or at least looks the same, isn't set up for external brakes. Any thoughts?
Did they use different ratios? Could I use this pinion assembly?

Where Are You From? Northern Ohio

Do You own a car built by Durant? Have a Star engine... but looking at a Star Chassis

Re: Star chassis rear axle

I think that's a 30 or later Durant axle. Maybe you could swap the brake assemblies?

Where Are You From? Texarkana, TX

Do You own a car built by Durant? Several

Re: Star chassis rear axle

Three shoe brakes were common on 1929 models.

Where Are You From? Fremont, CA

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1931 Model 619 and 1929 model 60 Roadster

Re: Star chassis rear axle

Not 1930 and later axle with single shoe Steeldraulic brakes and hole to adjust the brakes with the special bent pliers just for those.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ontario Canada

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1932 614 sedan made by Dominion Motors

 

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