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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.
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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!
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Last Post: Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm
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
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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.
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2013 9:34am
by Dan Back
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
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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...
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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
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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...
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2013 8:33pm
by lynn cherry
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...
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Last Post: Nov 14, 2013 5:40am
by Mike Linthicum
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:
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2013 9:34pm
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
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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
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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
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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...
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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...
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Last Post: Nov 5, 2013 9:27am
by Jim Greenamyer
Wheel rims
Needed for my project. 3 split rims with 6 bolt tabs on each. They measure 4 1/4" wide by 22" diameter and take a 600X20 tire. Typically on mid 20's cars.
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Last Post: Nov 4, 2013 9:34pm
by Bob Smith
Wanted: 1928 Durant D65 or D75 front bumper
Looking for the original equipment front bumper for the 1928 Durant D65 or D75 line. It is the same bumper as the photos under the "Photographs" menu pick under "Durant" of Mike Linthicum's D65 or Larry Fogarazzo's D75. Appreciate any and all leads to locating one.
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2013 1:59pm
by Mike Linthicum
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2013 6:50pm
by Ross Hoevet
Auto Lite Distributor 1922 info needed
On my distributor there is no place to hook up the spark advance from the steering column. I wonder if there is a piece missing on my distributor. Does anyone have a diagram of a IAY 4010A 3M.. For a 4 cyl. Durant
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2013 7:48am
by Bill Hoaglan
gary k
sale of model 60 parts coupe
I am considering the sale of my parts coupe , a 1929 model 60 with 4 bolt wire wheels . it has 4 complete wheels and a spare with necessary brake drums....complete axle and brakes and wires available for front and rear may be without the rear itself, just wires and b...
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2013 3:59am
by Norm Toone
lt. front fender needed
HELP--- I need a left front fender for my 1925 Star Touring. Last year Bill Hoagland sent me a LT. & RT. fender but I couldn't save the left one. I can get by on just the inner fndr. the outer part will work. Please look in your scrap pile. Thanks, Glenn
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2013 4:29pm
by Glenn Guild
Todd K
For Sale 1929 Durant coupe
I have decided to sell my Durant Model 60 coupe if anybody in the club is interested. Free shipping with the "Buy it now" on Ebay. It can be found on Minneapolis Craigslist and on Ebay. Thanks Todd
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2013 8:01am
by Todd K
Transmission part for 25 Star
I am in need of the input shaft on the transmission for my 25 Star. It is 6 ¼ inch long. Spline count is 10 and the gear count is 14 Teeth. Would appreciate help with this.
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Last Post: Aug 28, 2013 1:05am
by Lance Haynes
1925 Star 4 Door For Sale
All original. It is a driver, I drive it in Parade's on tours and around town. It has 4 wheel brakes and steel wheels. The body is blue ant thye fenders are black The price is $10,000.00 My eyes are bad so I can't drive i anymre. You can call me at 360 459-7264 or Em...
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Last Post: Aug 17, 2013 3:10pm
by Melvin Wagner
WANTED Trico windshield wiper motor
Looking for windshield wiper motor for my Model 65. Not sure of model number but is probably made by Trico. Member Bill Devries has the same model which appears to be original and he provided the photographs below. Need to find one so check that garage for me. Thanks...
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Last Post: Aug 15, 2013 10:03am
by Dennis W. Nutter
Pictures For SALE
I have two pictures important to the history of Durant motors. Dated 1928 is the first of all the Canadian dealership owners. The second is of all the factory staff at the Toronto location dated 1929.These are for sale
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Last Post: Aug 13, 2013 6:48pm
by T. Oostrom
Free Engine
There's a free W8A 4 cylinder engine out here. Does anyone need one? (British Columbia) I'm trying to help someone save it from being scrapped. I have been told all it's missing is the distributor.
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Last Post: Aug 13, 2013 10:50am
by Gerald
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Last Post: Aug 11, 2013 4:12am
by Norm Toone
Wanted: Distributor for a 1921 4-cyl Durant
Hi everyone. I am new to this forum but was recommended to go here. I have a good friend who has a 1921 Durant with a 4-cyl motor. He havn´t used his car since 1961 (sold new here in Sweden) and we discovered that the distributor has gone bad. Otherwise the car...
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2013 1:09pm
by Hans Larson
1923 A-22 for Sale
I have a Durant A-22 for sale. The car is in reasonably good shape with a almost new top and side curtains. It runs but does have the wrong engine in it (1924 Star W4). The balance of the car appears to be mostly original. I have a spare W5 engine to go with it - int...
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Last Post: Jul 29, 2013 2:52pm
by Nestor
wanted 6 cyl continental motor..from any car
hello...a friend needs a continental 6 cyl motor...does anyone have one to sell??
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2013 2:16pm
Hand crank
I'm looking for a hand crank for my 4 cyl. Continental motor/1926 Star speedster. Thank you.
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Last Post: Jul 18, 2013 7:50pm
by Dennis W. Nutter
Brake Pedal
Hey ! Someone out there must have an extra brake pedal with a 5/8 inch round hole on the bottom. I'd prefer one with a diamond tread on the pedal but at this point any design with the 5/8 inch round hole on the bottom will do. I've got two clutch pedals with the diam...
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Last Post: Jul 16, 2013 8:06pm
by Lance Haynes
Wanted: Trunk Handle / Latch, Brake Light cover / Lens etc.
I am missing the latch / handle for my 1928 Durant M2. I don't really know what it looks like, so I don't even know what I am looking for. But here is a picture of the hole. I also need the brake light cover / lens to cover this:
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Last Post: Jul 8, 2013 10:47am
by Norm Toone
1923 Star Roadster for Sale
Sadly, I have to sell my '23 Star Roadster- I am just hitting the wall with major money issues and can't squeeze the time to work on the car. I tried to get her finished but can't. If anyone is interested, let me know- I tossed it on Ebay to see what I can get for it...
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Last Post: Jul 5, 2013 1:23pm
by Jim Chocole
Wooden Durant Wheels - Craigslist posting
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2013 8:21pm
by Gerald
1926 Durant Coupster? Craigslist posting. says has all the pieces, 2000$
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2013 8:20pm
by Gerald
1929 Durant 4 cyl cowl forward
http://www.roblins.net/2388/2157.html Appears Roblins may still have this which was brought in from a saw mill a few years ago. Roblin's Garage - Classic Auto Salvage 1840 Fish Lake Road (R.R.#2), Demorestville, Ontario, Canada K0K1W0 (613) 476-5479...
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2013 11:23am
by Norm Toone
1929 Durant at a Salvage place in Washington.
I came across this in Flickr (taken in January) http://www.flickr.com/photos/ralf_k/8522053267/in/pool-98378256@N00 It says it is at some place called Trust Salvage in Auburn Washington. (253) 735-6690 14909 SE 326th St, Auburn, WA 98092 Might still be...
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2013 5:22pm
by Gerald
A lot of engine parts for Durant cars 28 -31 ish. (ebay posting)
I saw a bunch of new stuff go up on ebay, the part are a bit rusted for the most part, but a few I haven't seen in my searches before. http://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_odkw=&item=261138148275&_osacat=0&_ssn=vaainc73&_trksid=p2046732.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.Xdurant&_nkw...
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2013 1:40pm
by Norm Toone
Older Durant Rad - online ad posting - very clean looking
I'm on an internet crawl for durant parts so I am posting things I come across in my travels. http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-engine-engine-parts-Antique-radiator-W0QQAdIdZ485869989 Clean, old looking rad, they are asking 95$. Not su...
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2013 1:15pm
by Gerald
Dashboard posted on Ebay for 1926 - 1930 Durant
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Last Post: Jun 27, 2013 5:30pm
by Gerald
Another 1926 durant star Continental Engine ad
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/berri/engine-engine-parts-transmission/rugby-vintage-car-motor-red-seal-continental-star-durant/1016959552 Looks like this one has radiator, and starter etc. Still searching for what I need :).
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Last Post: Jun 27, 2013 11:19am
by Gerald
Another Engine Ad on Ebay - 1920s Durant Star C F Automobile 4 Cyl Continental Engine Motor W4? Anti
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1920s-Durant-Star-C-F-Automobile-4-Cyl-Continental-Engine-Motor-W4-Antique-Car-/400346390930?pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5d36812192&vxp=mtr Thought I would post what I come across in my search of parts. Still need a goo...
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Last Post: Jun 27, 2013 10:32am
by Gerald
1930 Durant 407 doors forsale
I have 2 very nice doors for sale photo's can be seen on my Kijiji add. I am asking $200.00. kijiji 496497331
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2013 5:10pm
by Steve Branch
1928 / 29 / 30 Durants on kijiji
Here's one back at you Gerald http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-classic-cars-1928-Durant-Star-W0QQAdIdZ492928592 Kijiji Ontario > Kingston Area > Kingston > cars & vehicles > classic cars > Ad ID 492928592 Date Listed 09-Jun-13 Price $7,000.00...
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2013 12:41pm
by Norm Toone
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