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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
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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: 343   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: 202   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: 303   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...
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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: 223   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: 362   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...
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Last Post: May 14, 2014 12:18pm
by Mike Linthicum
c
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: 190   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
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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: 485   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: 227   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
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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: 302   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: 253   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: 470   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: 264   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: 321   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: 234   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: 188   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: 316   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 17, 2014 8:23am
by Dan B.
b
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: 176   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: 255   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: 194   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: 203   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: 497   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: 188   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: 329   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: 1476   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: 233   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 13, 2014 3:00pm
by Don Shilling
Another Star in a Barn Find
I came across another 1926 Star Coupe project on Craigslist up in Lewiston, Idaho. It belongs to Rick who used to drive it as a kit when his grandpa owned it. His asking price is a bit elevated but maybe a deal can be reached. He wanted to give it to his daughter but...
Views: 371   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 9, 2014 1:47pm
by Don Shilling
Where can I find some Star parts?
I am restoring a 1925 or '26 (not sure yet) Star Roadster and am running into parts needs (carburetor rebuild, distributor connecting rod, etc)- can anyone point me to a supplier or source? Thanks, Jim
Views: 498   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jan 29, 2014 10:05am
by Dan Back
Need bumper for a 28 or possibly 29 durant.
I realized recently the parts for my bumper were not to be found with my car. The bumper on the back is very similar to the style of the bumper on the 1929 Durant rather than the 28. I think it's most likely this did come with a 29 bumper as this car was near the e...
Views: 504   Replies: 5
Last Post: Jan 14, 2014 12:13pm
by Norm Toone
Reproduction Parts
Hey Guys, I just got my copy of Mac's 28-31 Model A catalog for 2013. Lots of good Durant and Star parts hidden away if you know what your looking for. Ford didn't make everything for their cars and did a lot of outsourcing on many items. Check out the windshield wip...
Views: 447   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 7, 2014 5:34am
by Norm Toone
Good 1927 parts car for sale!
Hello Community i wanted to let people know a good parts car is for sale with a realistic reserve! http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261221115583 thanks!
Views: 393   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm
by GERRY GOUIN
1927 Star Rumble Seat Assembly Needed!
Any or partial pieces needed for my Roadster. I have the trunk lid but am missing the springs and hinge. Thank you for taking the time to read this! Have a safe and prosperous new year! Bill
Views: 210   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 1, 2014 9:55am
by Bill Kronsbein
Wanted: Original service manual for '26-'27 Star six R.
I would like to find an original service / shop manual for my car. If you have one, please let me know condition and price. Thanks.
Views: 331   Replies: 3
Last Post: Dec 18, 2013 9:34am
by Dan Back
m
Marc
Gear bearings
Does anyone knows where to find the transmission sheilded ball bearing set main shaft / drive gear for a 1926 star r six? Also does anyone knows if the ones from ford a model works? Thank u
Views: 299   Replies: 7
Last Post: Dec 13, 2013 4:24am
by S. Blomquist
Tillotson Float Bowl Lids
Is there any interest in replacement float bowl lids / covers for the early Durant and Star brass Tillotson carburetors? I had a fellow tooled up to make a replacement aluminum lid for my severely degraded pot metal one. It came out very nice and I thought there mi...
Views: 206   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 3, 2013 4:37pm
by Todd Frye
For Sale: King Pin Set for 28-29 Model 40/60 Durant
King pin set includes bearings, bushings, pins, etc. to rebuild front end
Views: 302   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 24, 2013 7:19am
by Jim Pardubsky
1929 durant for sale, pulled out of barn storage, very nice, complete car, make dad an offer
1929 Durant, bought and garage stored in 1970s, now dad wants to sell. Never driven, but the engine turns. Body is in excellent condition. Have the title. Pictures available. Would like to find this beautiful car a good home. Make an offer. Lynn Cherry in OKC...
Views: 428   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 23, 2013 8:33pm
by lynn cherry
p
Peggy
I need a threaded gas cap to fit a 1928 M2
I am new to this site, and ask for your help. I need a gas cap to fit a 1928 Durant M2. A Used gas cap would be fine. Or, if someone has, or knows if there is a source for new gas cap that will work, I would appreciate it. Does not have to be a fancy cap with a le...
Views: 239   Replies: 3
Last Post: Nov 14, 2013 5:40am
by Mike Linthicum
t
Tim
Engines for sale
There is an auction in Owosso Mi on Sat 10/26 with two Star engines for sale if anyone is interested the website is: http://narhiauctions.auctionflex.com/showpreview.ap?co=14768&weid=36986&weiid=0&archive=n&pagenum=1&lang=En:
Views: 433   Replies: 5
Last Post: Nov 9, 2013 9:34pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
8 tooth pinion gear
I am looking for an 8 tooth pinion with a spline to match a 39 tooth ring(crown) for my 1925 Star
Views: 164   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 8, 2013 6:48pm
by Gerald Eckland
starting handle
HI from uk i have a 1932 619 and am looking for a starting handle for it. have tried ebay and other sites but no luck would be great if anyone has one for sale hope to hear from you soon glen durant
Views: 436   Replies: 12
Last Post: Nov 7, 2013 4:31pm
by Pat Caporuscio
WTB distributor
Want to purchase a Autolite distributor IG 4018A .. Call 618-889-6855 or flwwlf@hotmail.com
Views: 198   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 6, 2013 12:25pm
by Frank Wilkie
Star motor for sale
Craig's List for Seattle has the following Star motor for sale with the following description and posting number: This is what the tag on the side of the block. Star 401754 Made for Durant Motors. Continental Motor Corp. Detroit & Muskegon, Mich. Also comes wi...
Views: 229   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 5, 2013 1:39pm
by Bob Bush
Bead Roller
I'm thinking of making a couple new door skins and possibly a rear tub for my touring. I'll need a bead roller to do this correctly, anyone out there with a used bead roller for sale. I'm assuming I'M not the only one crazy enough to try this so any suggestions or he...
Views: 259   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 5, 2013 9:27am
by Jim Greenamyer
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