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20 inch wood wheels off a 27 Star
Have 4 - 20 inch wood wheels with good wood I'd like to sell so's I can finish my 21 inch wheels. I need to keep the brake drums off the rear wheels though as I have no drums (unless some one has some spare drums for sale) Dave
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Last Post: Jan 20, 2017 7:50pm
by David Coppess
looking for a radiator
Hello folks: I recently returned home from a three Iraq tour as many of us coming home I got diagnosed with PTSD.I don't like the medication so I am restoring this truck as therapy along with some meds. I had never heard of the Durant enterprise as he pursued the Ame...
Views: 399   Replies: 6
Last Post: Jan 19, 2017 5:01pm
by Joseph (JOE) Ar...
Windshield visor and split rim locks
I am looking for a visor for the 1929 D40. Is there one from a ford or chev that would fit? I also need 2 split rim clamping mechanisms.
Views: 348   Replies: 5
Last Post: Jan 18, 2017 10:06am
by Norm Toone
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Ross
1926 Star speedster for sale
1926 Star speedster for sale. Listed on ebay, but also has a writeup on the "Bringatrailer" website(it's hit the big time). Interesting to read the comments on the BAT site. Price is $7500.00. I have no association with this car, just looked kind of interesting. Ross
Views: 273   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 14, 2017 8:34am
by Norm Toone
For Sale 1920's Durant Universal Joint Discs
For Sale two 1921-26 Durant universal joint discs models A-22,4 cylinder,and B-22,6 cylinder. Price $40.00 plus shipping. mribbich@wi.rr.com or 1-262-3922989 Thanks!!! Marv.
Views: 146   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 13, 2017 8:45am
by Marvin Ribbich
1923 Star Speedster on Ebay
I just listed my 1923 Star Speedster project on Ebay. It is listed at no reserve, starting at $3975. Thanks, Bob
Views: 240   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 9, 2017 7:44am
by Robert DeAngelis
cowl light bracket
I am looking for left and right brackets for cowl lights on 1928 Durant M2 4 door sedan. I have the lamps just need brackets
Views: 131   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 7, 2017 4:15pm
by Marty Jackson
Durant Family Registry Patches
Greetings: My late father was a member of the Durant Family Registry and our family still owns his 1930 Durant Sedan, which I am hoping one day I will be able to restore. Dad passed away in 2008 and Mom is finally going through his things, some of which are the p...
Views: 213   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 2, 2017 11:17pm
by Jim Kelsey
WANTED: Durant Motors Sign
I know this is a long shot, but if anyone has an extra/duplicate Durant Motors sign, I am very interested in hanging one in my little shop. Condition is NOT important to me, nor is the year of the sign. I have a Star sign, but would really like to have a Durant one...
Views: 237   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 1, 2017 1:24pm
by Leo
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Dennis
1930 Durant Touring For Sale
http://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/5901862009.html Asking $6,000 Complete car, motor free, needs restored, 4 door, wood bad, title missing. Only serious inquiries. I do not text or email, phone calls only. Will return calls daily after 3 pm. (641) 814-3097
Views: 399   Replies: 6
Last Post: Dec 30, 2016 6:12am
by Mike Linthicum
Dynamo/distributor with gears
Hi there my friend is looking for a dynamo/distributor so can enable him to start the car and continue his restoration. Hope someout there can help us
Views: 254   Replies: 2
Last Post: Dec 7, 2016 1:14pm
by Michael smith
Devaux hubcaps and headlight leses for sale
I have a real nice set of 5 Devaux hubcaps for sale. Asking $250 plus shipping. I also have 2 perfect Devaix Stabelite headlight lenses for sale. Asking $150 plus shipping. email me if interested at jaxmurphys@aol.com Thanks, Dennis
Views: 195   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 25, 2016 9:21am
by Dennis Murphy
Serial Number
Where could I find the serial or vin number on a 1928 Durant Brougham 75 Sedan please
Views: 394   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 14, 2016 5:33am
by Norm Toone
Durant Frontenac Motors
I received in todays mail a very pleasant surprise. When I was restoring my 1926 Star I advertised for suitable cowl lights in our Provincial Car Club Magazine. I received a pair from a gentleman I first met 46 years ago, both of us being Amateur (Ham) radio operat...
Views: 270   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 29, 2016 3:52am
by Norm Toone
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Harv
'29 Durant D40 square recesses above door handles?
Curious as to the purpose of the vertical 3/8" square recesses in the top of the doors above the door handles. Thank you in advance for any information
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2016 11:55am
by Harv
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Harv
'29 Durant D40 canvas top?
Looking to purchase a reproduction or good used canvas top for a '29 Durant D40. Thank you in advance for any information.
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2016 11:51am
by Harv
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Harv
'29 Durant D40 rumble seat lid luggage bars?
Looking for three '29 D40 Durant rumble seat lid luggage bars... 8 3/4" spacing. Thanks in advance if you have any information.
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2016 11:48am
by Harv
Wanted - 4 Blade Fan
I need a 4 bladed fan for my 24 Flint. The mounting holes are 1 3/8" center to center and has 4 mounting holes. It doesn't have to be a Flint fan as long as the mounting holes are 1 3/8" apart. Email or give me a call at 252-777-1191. Yates
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2016 11:38am
by Yates Milton
Free to a good home
Early Star front axle with springs, spindles and hubs. Axle is straight but has rust pitting. Was used for a trailer. Free to a good home - Pickup only in Scituate, RI No Shipping. 401-447-999zero from 9AM to 10PM eastern time.
Views: 527   Replies: 4
Last Post: Oct 18, 2016 12:26pm
by Norm Toone
Wood Piece for 30 Durant fits sedan or touring (I think!)
I have a newly made piece of wood that goes under the rear seat across the rear of the car on the floor. $70 plus shipping. Email for photos. Thanks, Dave
Views: 179   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 17, 2016 9:12pm
by Rick Botti
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Shane
Starter Motor Bendix Gear
Hi I'm after a good 11 tooth bendix gear for the starter motor. All the ones I have the teeth are severely worn. Thanks
Views: 211   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 14, 2016 2:38pm
by Shane
1926 Star drivers SIDE steering arm
NEED LEFT SIDE STEERING ARM FOR 1926 STAR.PHOTOS ARE OF RIGHT SIDE ARM. THIS ARM CONNECTS SPINDLE TO TIE ROD.THANKS LLOYD 715-257-7946 %%bbCodeItem_1%% %%bbCodeItem_2%%
Views: 143   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 10, 2016 12:46pm
by lloyd franz
1926 Star drivers steering arm wanted
Does anyone have this arm? This arm goes between the spindle and the tie rods. Does not have orientation spur. I have photos of the other side. Does have a stop spur on top.
Views: 119   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 8, 2016 11:55am
by lloyd franz
1926 Star
I have my 26 Star for sale. It has been on blocks and in my garage. I can deliver within 500 miles. I have a trailer built for the Star . I want to sale car and trailer as a package. I do have a few spare parts.
Views: 423   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 21, 2016 5:13pm
by lloyd franz
Spicer rubber balls for drive coupling wanted
Hi all iam after the spicer drive coupling rubber balls for my 1926 model m rugby tourer ay leads or help please
Views: 182   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 21, 2016 5:12am
by Frank Witkowski
Two Late 20s/1930 Durant/Rugby Advertising Posters
Not for sale by me, but I'm betting this is the best place to find a good home for them. Two posters, fairly large format, something on the order of 18" x 30". I came across a fellow with these and other items, I'm not interested because I have early Durants. I...
Views: 212   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 20, 2016 4:27pm
by Todd E Frye
For Sale 1930 Durant 614 Coupe
I am selling this car for a woman who need to get rid of stuff. The car is complete and last ran about 5 years ago. Always stored in a heated garage. No rust and I haven't tried to start it but the motor is very complete. The cars comes with a large amount of spare p...
Views: 232   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 19, 2016 4:53pm
by Mike Linthicum
Wanted gas cap for a 1922 a22 Durant
Wanted gas cap for a a22 Durant , I am in Australia but willing to pay for postage and can use PayPal to pay for it , thanks
Views: 203   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 11, 2016 11:06am
by Bill Hoaglan
DISTRIBUTOR
HELP NEED DISTRIBTOR FOR MY 1924 STAR 4CYL AUTO-LITE
Views: 303   Replies: 1
Last Post: Aug 30, 2016 7:39pm
by Lewis Mendenhall
Parts for Sale
My project is now complete and I have surplus parts from my 26 Star and 28 Durant parts vehicle. I will be attending the annual convention in Orillia and can bring the small parts. Yukon Jack (Ken McCormick) is driving and has offered to take any large parts. Re...
Views: 281   Replies: 3
Last Post: Aug 16, 2016 10:13pm
by Ken Hoshowski
Ignition switch
WANTED: ignition switch assembly for 1926 Star. Have 2 ignition assemblies for 28-29 Durant with keys...Could make a trade??
Views: 560   Replies: 4
Last Post: Aug 16, 2016 6:33am
by Derek Lovett
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Shawn
Wanted - Star Crank
I've got a custom crank made by the prior owner. Looking for a crank also. Thanks, Shawn
Views: 146   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 13, 2016 5:59pm
by Shawn
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Shawn
Wanted - Durant Star Starter Bendix
Looking for a Bendix for a Star - Autolite MG-4004. My counterweight separated and broke though 1 weld. Looking for a NOS or good used. Thanks, Shawn
Views: 106   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 13, 2016 3:22pm
by Shawn
Seeking Oil Level Indicator
Hi, I have a 1925 Star F Coupe that I'm trying to get back on the road. It appears to have a w-5 engine. In the rebuilding process, I've lost the whole oil level assembly, tube, wire, float and all. Does anyone have an oil indicator assembly for sale? Also, can...
Views: 176   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 10, 2016 6:24pm
by Lloyd Winslow
Package Deal
29 Durant Model 63, 29 Durant Model 66, And All my 29 Durant spare parts (lots!). 63 is a survivor, mechanically rebuilt, original interior, many upgrades. 66 is partially disassembled, some mechanical work done, has been driven. Currently has wood wheels, have most...
Views: 467   Replies: 7
Last Post: Jul 28, 2016 5:48pm
by Mike Linthicum
Spark Plugs and 4 Bladed Fan for E55 Flint - Continental E6 Engine
I need a 4 blade fan my E6 engine. My good friend Jim Greenamyer helped me with the pulley mechanism but he did not have a fan. Could also use some spark plugs AC78RT or something interchangeable. Yates
Views: 175   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jul 23, 2016 8:28am
by Yates Milton
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Brian
Broken throttle handle,29' coupe
Can anyone please assist me in locating the hand throttle lever on a 1929 Modl 70 coupe?
Views: 130   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jul 21, 2016 5:19pm
by Brian
1929 durant for sale
I have a 4 door Durant for sale. This is a complete, original, running car. It is located in Marshall, MN. Call me at 507-829-0761 for more details or with questions.
Views: 370   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jul 13, 2016 7:37pm
by Daris Nelson
1926 Star Car Racer
Saw this interesting Star racer on the Bring A Trailer site. Has anyone seen the car before? http://bringatrailer.com/2016/07/10/mystery-speedster-1926-star-car Looks interesting. I wondering when the work was actually done. It is up on Craigslist in Portland.
Views: 251   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jul 12, 2016 5:08am
by Norm Toone
Water Pump for 14L or 15 L engine 1928 or 1929
Just seeing if anyone has a spare water pump out there for a 1928/1929 Durant 15 L engine. I believe a 14L would be the same. Mine has a crack down the side and would rather get a replacement than have it welded. Cast welding can be tricky. Let me know what you have...
Views: 181   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jun 27, 2016 5:40am
by Mike Linthicum
1916 dort
Members, Listed on Ebay ( 262484353868 ) is a 1916 Dort, Vin. 734634, Stock 0181,6 $1000.00 Reserve bid, Some assembly required, Chandler, OK, No bids.
Views: 196   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 15, 2016 6:40pm
by Dennis W. Nutter
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Amanda
1929 Durant
We have a 1929 Durant. It was rebuilt by my husbands Grandfather and it is in excellent nice condition. Does anyone out there have any information on finding out more about this automobile and what the value of the car is?
Views: 278   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 13, 2016 7:30pm
by Amanda
Autolite/Prestolite Distributor mounting Star Rugby others
Die cast white metal 3 hole mount for Autolite distributor attached to rear of generator . Excellent shape..Barley looks to have been mounted and used ,no ware or age.Maybe later casting of the 1950s or 60s Dist. bore is in 1.062-1.065 range via quick and dirty mea...
Views: 170   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 13, 2016 8:48am
by David M.Saleh
Glolite headlight reflectors
I have the large diameter Glolite headlights with the #1013 (10.125" lens diameter)lenses. I am missing the snap-in reflectors that are mounted inside and in front of the bulb to reflect the light toward the rear reflector. Does anyone have a set that they would like...
Views: 383   Replies: 9
Last Post: May 31, 2016 10:15pm
by Wayne Farrand
eBay 1927 Star R
Presently on eBay a 4 door Star R for $2000 351722187529 1928 Other Makes MODEL R 4 DOOR STAR CAR DURANT. I have informed him its a 1927 model year Star R but can't quite make out the full vin on the plate/. He has just come back saying THANK YOU FOR THE INFO...
Views: 485   Replies: 6
Last Post: May 18, 2016 12:34pm
by Norm Toone
Illustrated list of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for Durant
I have just posted for sale on Ebay Motors, 4 original items from the Electric Auto-Lite Company, Toledo, Ohio. They are The supplementary Illustrated Lists of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for the Durant 1929,The Illustrated List of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for Durant Fou...
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Last Post: May 18, 2016 12:13pm
by Sunsetfarm
Fan Drive Pulley Needed
I need a good fan drive pulley off of a 1929 Model 60 Durant with a 6 cylinder 14L engine. It needs to be the latest version that has the 4 drilled and taped holes to mount a Lanchester Vibration Dampner. One of my holes is broken due to a defect in the casting. Phil
Views: 176   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 14, 2016 9:19am
by Phil Peters
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Bill
Looking For A Horn
Hello All! Looking for an E.A. Laboratories "Broadcaster" horn. A working horn preferred. Anyone? Thanks, Bill
Views: 184   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 7, 2016 7:48pm
by Bill
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Ray
(2) 1928 Durant engines
I have (2) 1928 Durant motors. Both serial numbers start with W5. Any interest or can someone tell me a value? thank you in advance
Views: 222   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 1, 2016 5:54pm
by Ray
Radiator Value
I have a chance to purchase a Star 4 radiator and am trying to get an idea of what it might be worth? Here is a picture: Anyone bought one recently?
Views: 396   Replies: 6
Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 6:52am
by ron zimmer
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