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1932 Frontenac (project) for sale
Hello: I have a line on a 1932 Frontenac Deluxe sedan for sale. This car has beeen owned by the same family for over 40 years that I know of. I understand it is disasembled, the engine has been rebuilt and the chap has many extra parts he has accumulated. This ca...
Views: 322   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 19, 2014 8:13am
by dave enrico
1928 M2 Durant for Sale on Ebay
My dad's 1928? M2 Durant is for sale on ebay now...Item # 231329004824 if anyone is interested....
Views: 280   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 11, 2014 8:55am
by Mark Kunkel
Has all parts and runs greats, needs paint
have a 1927 Star R Sedan runs great, over 5600 in the motor alone. Has been gruaged for the last 27 years and babied. I have all complete parts, many 2 of everything. I have complete sets of books on the car. Will need the seat recovered, and painted. But the...
Views: 308   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 10, 2014 4:29pm
by John
Bell housing cover over starter spring
Looking for a cover plate that goes on the Bell Housing on my model 15L engine that covers the starter spring area. Small contoured piece with two screw holes, probably the same as the 14L and possible other Continental motors. If I can't find one, I'll probably make...
Views: 205   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 9, 2014 6:37am
by Mike Linthicum
Durant Pedal Car
Nice original Durant Fire Chief's car $1900 (920) 382-7422 picture available
Views: 248   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 8, 2014 2:34pm
by darvin frey
Durant Ear Locomobile on Ebay
eBay item number: 301288315462 A little pricey at $300K. Rick
Views: 203   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 28, 2014 3:09pm
by Rick Botti
Restoration Parts Wanted
Wanted for the restoration of my 1927 Star Touring but 1924,25 or 26 probably will work. 1 right side door latch 3 recessed striker plates 4 outside door handles any seat spring measurements Steering column to dash brackets Spark advance and speed control lever...
Views: 357   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 16, 2014 9:24pm
by gary k
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Ray
speedo cable
looking for speedom coble for 1929 mod 60?
Views: 249   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 16, 2014 9:11pm
by gary k
need parts
Hi friends I am looking for the windshield wheather strip,the felt holders for six windows inside the doors,hood latches,hood lace. The car has a compleat restoration and is in a finishing progress. Thank you for the help.
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Last Post: Aug 16, 2014 9:38am
by Gerry Gouin
Wanted: 4 hood latches for 1925 Star
I'm restoring a 1925 Star (4-cylinder) and need four hood latches. Please call or text me at (208) 301-8436 or reply on this website. Thanks, Dave
Views: 240   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 8, 2014 11:38pm
by David Egolf
For Sale
For sale is a collection of Star parts. Included are gauges, switch parts, fenders, splash aprons, headlights, lenses, wheels, manuals, other literature, hub puller, generators, starters, engines, an old Chevy dist. that can be made to work on a Star, gas tank, mica...
Views: 559   Replies: 4
Last Post: Aug 4, 2014 8:39am
by David Egolf
Wanted: two 20 inch diameter 4-bolt rims
I'm restoring a 1925 Star that has 20" disk wheels with 4-bolt demountable rims. The bolt spacing across the diameter of the rims is 18". Unfortunately, two of the rims are so rusted they look like swiss cheese. I recently attended a nearby farm auction and mista...
Views: 243   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 4, 2014 8:02am
by David Egolf
Star bumper guard/emblem???
I recently acquired what appears to be a cast steel bumper guard/emblem. It is roughly 4 inches wide by 10 inches tall by 1/2 inch thick and has five holes in the top (one is a 5-point star-shaped hole that is about 1-1/2 inches tall). It also has three bolt holes in...
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Last Post: Aug 2, 2014 10:58pm
by David Egolf
Wanted! Overhaul Manual For The Continental 14-L Six
Anyone have a copy available? Thanks as always for taking the time to read this! Bill
Views: 207   Replies: 3
Last Post: Aug 2, 2014 5:43pm
by phil Peters
1929 Hubcaps for wood wheels
I have a set of 4 1929 hubcaps for wood wheels. These are the small diameter ones with the 2 and 1/4 threaded opening. I got them back before I realized that there were 2 different sizes, and they are too small for the hubs on my car . One is in excellent condition...
Views: 235   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jul 14, 2014 9:19pm
by Bob Bush
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cdmn
Star Doodlebug
I have a Star-powered Doodlebug tractor for sale It is quite a piece! Made from a variety of vintage car parts. It has a built-on sickle mower that the builder used for mowing his driveway. Good item to take to vintage farm shows. Demonstrates the kind of t...
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2014 8:32pm
by cdmn
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cdmn
1929 M4 Sedan for sale
This is a pretty decent car. Built in the Elizabeth plant. I've owned it about 40 years. I drove it to car events back then. I've been working on a different carburetor installation. I've deloused the vacuum tank, which had a number done on it by ethanol. (...
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2014 8:22pm
by cdmn
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Ric
selling
!923 Star 4 dr. sedan for sale New paint, new interior, new top, new brakes, new tires, 2 extra engines, more parts w/ dual rear spares, new glass, Smith lenses $8000
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2014 2:34pm
by Ric
Auto for sale on ebay.
I have listed my car on ebay for sale. 1930 Durant,614 sedan/coach. Go to ebay link on this website for pictures and description. ebay id251562350877
Views: 356   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jun 21, 2014 6:39am
by Norm Toone
tires
The old girl needs new shoes. The instruction manual says the tires should be 29 X 5.5. Is that a typo maybe? The wheels are 19 in. wire spokes. The one good tire I have is a 19 x 6.5 and they are costly. Would I do harm to the cars authenticity if I retired w...
Views: 354   Replies: 13
Last Post: Jun 17, 2014 8:41pm
by gary kauffman
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Shawn
Starter Bendix Not Returning
I've got a 24 Star with a 60s Chevy Truck Transmission to an M4 engine. Normally it starts great, but.... I've started to have a problem with my starter gear not returning back to the original start position. What's Happening: More frequently now (every oth...
Views: 213   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jun 7, 2014 9:27am
by Todd E Frye
A-22 Speedometer Cable Assembly
I am at the point where I would like to get the speedometer working on my 1923 A22. However, a previous owner removed the entire cable assemble from the gauge out. Is there any other cable assembly available that will work on the A-22? Is there a good way to make...
Views: 314   Replies: 6
Last Post: May 30, 2014 3:01pm
by Todd E Frye
Durant motor turned into an air compressor
Durant motor on half of a frame.The motor does turn over with hand crank. I think that all parts are there.It has a radiator with a JEWETT radiator cover.A junior ARRO-METER. Been turned into air compressor.The motor tag reads star motors new york city NY,#186490,man...
Views: 295   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 27, 2014 5:06pm
by Jim Nadicksbernd
29 Durant for sale
Don't know of anyone's posted it, but I ran across this on one of my closer Craigslists and thought I would share: http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/4478860646.html
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Last Post: May 22, 2014 4:29pm
by Todd E Frye
Biflex Bumper
All this bumper talk has got me wondering if anyone has a 'spare' Biflex bumper lying around? I like my car just fine without one, but am tinkering with the idea! Also, can someone give me a primer on how to add pictures to your post? Appreciated!
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Last Post: May 22, 2014 6:44am
by Todd E Frye
1928/29 Bumper
I found a decent picture on the internet. This is I think the bumper I am missing. If anyone reads this post and has a bumper like this please message me. Thanks!
Views: 233   Replies: 3
Last Post: May 19, 2014 10:28am
by Norm Toone
Durant Model 63 For Sale
My Model 63 Durant was purchased for restoration by my father, Vic Staker, in 1965. As sole owner of Vic Staker Auto Body Service in Sciotoville, Ohio from 1947 to 2007 , he was known for his precision auto body painting and precision pin striping by hand. The Duran...
Views: 372   Replies: 3
Last Post: May 17, 2014 5:11am
by Mike Linthicum
1929 Durant Model 60 For Sale
I was contacted by an individual through the AACA forum. He has a 1929 model 60 coupe. 80% there or better. It has a lot of the important trim pieces with it. the title he got with the vehicle does not match this car so it would have to be bill of sale, but the title...
Views: 327   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 14, 2014 12:18pm
by Mike Linthicum
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Cindy
Rumble Seat /Help Needed
Hello, My Dad has a 1927 Star Roadster that he bought when he was 17 and drove it for years, until he parked it in a garage about 30 years ago. He's 77 now wants to get it back out and on the street, that's where all of you come in. I'm his daughter and have h...
Views: 205   Replies: 1
Last Post: May 14, 2014 10:33am
by Bill Kronsbein
DEVAUX DASH KNOBS
HELLO EVERYONE I AM LOOKING FOR A SET OF ORIGINAL DASH PULL KNOBE FOR MY 31 AND 32 DEVAUX,CHOKE THROTTLE SPARK AND HEADLAMPS ALSO A FREEWHEELING HANDLE FOR THE 32,ANYBODY HAVE ANYTHING THEY WANT TO SELL THANKS DAVE
Views: 201   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 12, 2014 10:45am
by DAVE ENRICO
Wooden body frame parts needed.
Model 70, Sedan; body wooden frame parts needed. I saw, some time ago, that someone, in California I think, had made an extra set of body parts for a Mod 60, or was it something else. Anyway, if any of you gentlemen can help with a lead on where to get such th...
Views: 498   Replies: 7
Last Post: May 8, 2014 8:58am
by Arthur Roberts
axle for Mod 70
As we disassemble the car it's mysteries are grudgingly revealed. Like that bent stub of threads on the right rear axle. My instinct tells me that straightening it is best left to the pros. I fear that if I do it I won't get the hardness right. I hate it when...
Views: 237   Replies: 2
Last Post: May 2, 2014 12:50pm
by phil Peters
car for sale
Selling a 1928 durant 40 4-door sedan 31000 miles.runs and drives.interior in nice shape .car was build in Canada.clean title .too many projects.fun to drive. 12000.00. 509-710-0123. Thanks
Views: 322   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 17, 2014 4:57pm
by Todd wood
Distributor wanted for a W5
I received this mail and perhaps someone has an extra distributor for a W5 engine to give Mike a hand. Phone seems to be Houston TX Mike.Schu@hess.com Norm, I saw a post on the Durant owners site and thought I would give this a try. My father was given a 1925...
Views: 312   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 16, 2014 6:38am
by Todd E. Frye
Roofing trim
I am trying to find some material to fasten my roofing into the opening for it I had a two piece type thing and when I removed it it broke up pretty badly. The lower piece is okay but the thin upper part is in bad shape. Where can I find this kind of thing?? Or...
Views: 264   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 15, 2014 8:34am
by Ken McCormick
4 CLY FLATHEAD
STAR MOTORS .MADE BY CONTINENTAL MOTORS CORP.MOTOR NO. 186490. TOP HEAD W4A802B..I HAVE THIS MOTOR I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT. CAN ANY BODY HELP ME.
Views: 485   Replies: 4
Last Post: Apr 7, 2014 9:12am
by Bob Smith
would like to sell a 1925 Star coupster
would like to sell a 1925 Star Coupster it's , or I would say all there or 90%, has had a rebuilt engine and ran , but has been sitting for YEARS , car will need rebuilt , if interested get back to me , I can send pictures, selling for a old guy he's moving and woul...
Views: 274   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 6, 2014 9:29pm
by Richard
For Sale: Engines
For Sale: Parting out 4 cylinder W4 and 6 cylinder 14L engines. Both turn over by hand. Write or call for needs. Contact Phil Peters, 6430 SW Roundtree Court, Portland, OR 97219, 503-244-1608, pjtpeters@aol.com
Views: 332   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 31, 2014 3:17pm
by Bill Kronsbein
For Sale by Owner, Durant Engine and Radiator
Durant Engine and Radiator For Sale. Make offer. Please contact Chuck Oehring at (661) 549-1777
Views: 244   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 31, 2014 9:42am
by Don Shilling
Restoration Parts Wanted
Still need these parts and the parts numbers are from the 1929 repair/parts list, Durant and Star Cars. one door lock/latch Right Side # 23142 three door striker plates #20328 4 door handles # 23371 one steering column to dash bracket # 23513 Plus I still need...
Views: 198   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 28, 2014 9:13pm
by David L. Coppess
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Dan B.
For sale: one Durant Star hubcap/dust cover
Hi all, I am cleaning out grandpa's shop and found great Durant star hub cap / dust cover that is for sale. Here are a few specifics: *Excellent condition with some surface blemishes *Inside diameter is ~ 2.5" *Height is ~ 2" *Threaded on the inside *No ru...
Views: 326   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 17, 2014 8:23am
by Dan B.
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brian
running board brace needed
The previous owner cut the middle passenger side running board bracket off with a torch. I would rather work with an original one then scratch build the missing portion. I think the 4 forward running supports are similar enough to work for my needs. Please let...
Views: 187   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 11, 2014 7:15pm
by brian
Generator
I have for sale a newly & professonally rebuilt, generator off a 1929 durant 6 cylinder engine that I cannot use. If anyones interested this is a good one so e-mail me.
Views: 265   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 10, 2014 10:02pm
by David L. Coppess
Wheel and/or Tire
I am looking for one of two things. Here is the situation: I have four 23" split rims on my A22 with good 31x4 tires mounted. I have two 23" clincher style spare rims, but they have old, unsafe 30x3/12 tires on them. I don't think it's a good idea to run two d...
Views: 204   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 10, 2014 2:48pm
by Todd E. Frye
Body Identification Plate - Rugby
The body ID plate for my Rugby was beyond useable. I couldn't find a suitable one, so I reproduced it by laser etch onto 1mm aluminium. I have a couple of spare additional ones if any other Rugby owners are after one. A$30 + postage. Cheers Shane
Views: 215   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 7, 2014 2:14am
by Shane Hoffmann
1926 Coupester For Sale
I talked with Jeff Von Rosenberg yesterday. He is building a racecar and has decided to sell his 1926 Star Coupester. It is mostly unmolested original except for the opening for the trunk has been cut to accommodate a pickup bed back during WWII. Give him a holler a...
Views: 507   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 6, 2014 6:27am
by marc
b
Brad
11 tooth starter bendix
any know of source and or current part# for 11 tooth bendix for Autolite starter like on 1930 W5?
Views: 198   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 26, 2014 5:05am
by Brad
j
Jim
Still need new king pin set
I still haven't had any luck finding a new or NOS king pin set for my '29 Durant Model 60 4-Dr. sedan. Looks like we might have to have someone make some replacement parts for us. Does anyone know where someone does this at a reasonable price? Any help would be ap...
Views: 345   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 25, 2014 4:35am
by S. Blomquist
1926 durrant star parts car for sale update
hi community, I wanted to announce the sale of my 1926 parts car to the members in case any one was looking for a good star to build or to have all the parts they need! heres a link to the auction http://www.ebay.com/itm/261127353108?item=261127353108&viewit...
Views: 1487   Replies: 13
Last Post: Feb 18, 2014 5:10am
by Henri Houle
I need the coulor code for a continental engine L six cilinders
Hello out there. Can anyone help me find the coulor code or number for the continental engine in my car that I am restoreing. Thank you for your help.
Views: 243   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 13, 2014 3:00pm
by Don Shilling
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