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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
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Last Post: Sep 11, 2016 11:06am
by Bill Hoaglan
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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...
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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??
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Last Post: Aug 16, 2016 6:33am
by Derek Lovett
Wanted - Star Crank
I've got a custom crank made by the prior owner. Looking for a crank also. Thanks, Shawn
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Last Post: Aug 13, 2016 5:59pm
by 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
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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...
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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...
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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
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Last Post: Jul 23, 2016 8:28am
by Yates Milton
Broken throttle handle,29' coupe
Can anyone please assist me in locating the hand throttle lever on a 1929 Modl 70 coupe?
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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Last Post: Jun 15, 2016 6:40pm
by Dennis W. Nutter
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?
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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Last Post: May 14, 2016 9:19am
by Phil Peters
Looking For A Horn
Hello All! Looking for an E.A. Laboratories "Broadcaster" horn. A working horn preferred. Anyone? Thanks, Bill
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Last Post: May 7, 2016 7:48pm
by Bill
(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
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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?
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 6:52am
by ron zimmer
Model 40 chassis
Orig advertised as a 1932 until I said to "Jim" its a 29 40 by looks of it. He's selling it for a friend but I know nothing more than that. I did find his phone in another Kijiji 613-963-8823 Must be a cell phone. http://www.kijiji.ca/v-classic-cars/ottawa/1929-...
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 4:23am
by Norm Toone
1929 Durant D40 4dr sedan project for sale
1929 Durant D40 4door sedan for sale. This car is a project needing restoration.The car is near Spokane Wash.The car needs to be moved by the end of the month.Price is $1000.00-$1500.00 Contact is Tricia @ 509-979-3856. Club member Jim Colbert could possibly move and...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2016 6:02pm
by Ross Hoevet
1929 Durant 60 Series 2 Coupe For Sale
Hi all! My name is Chad and this is my first time to the Durant website and to this forum. I am posting my 1929 Durant 60 Series 2 Coupe for sale. This car is extremely complete - right down to the radiator cap, hub caps, headlights, cowl lights, dash gauge cluster,...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2016 12:31pm
by Chad Bralick
!925 Coupster
Looking for the metal recessed (in the Door pillars) For the windows in a coupster to slide in. Friend and former member is restoring a coupster and is missing a couple of these metal tracks for the windows. I've personally only seen one coupster that was restored an...
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2016 4:41pm
by Don Shilling
Wanted, Durant connecting rods
WTB, (4) Durant connecting rods marked, Continental W5D-500. Thanks so much. howardman42@yahoo.com
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2016 4:00pm
by Don Shilling
I'm looking for a 1926 star coupe.
Looking for a 1926 coupe for a friend. Thx
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2016 10:22am
by Troy
Car Auction
Sullivan,s Classic Car Auction in Hamilton, IL is coming up next Monday, Apr 4. Two Stars included. One 1927 Coach on rolling frame and body mounted, rest of parts loose. One 1928 Coach, rough project or parts car. I think I'll try for the parts car on online biddi...
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2016 9:49am
by Don Shilling
Right side door latch wanted ... Or the flat spring that would repair mine
Right side door latch wanted ... Or the flat spring that would repair mine Mama always told me the door handles only will work so many times before they break... And to leave them alone Well 93 years later , I finally broke one. Oops !
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2016 7:34pm
by DebbieGagnon
1929 Model 40 for Sale
I am putting our D40 four door sedan up for sale. Pictures can be found in the "Photographs" section. This car is completely restored. The W5 is rebuilt with new pistons, valves, and gaskets. The rad is rebuilt and modern but with a honeycomb face. It has a new...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2016 11:50am
by Will Curl
wanted need distributor gone, carburetor cracked up ,water pump need guts i have housing.
Building car for 92 year old gent. Family owned car since new conny drove all his brothers and sisters to school watford city north Dakota. Trying to just get her running so he can drive in parade memorial weekend.any solutions, interchangeable parts,knowledge would...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2016 10:13am
by Richard Venable
hood ornament/mascot/thermometer
While helping clean up a property that was littered with scrap metal and 40 old cars, I found this. Anyone have any idea of the year/model Durant it belongs to? I would be interested in selling. Thanks! Dan
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2016 5:47pm
by Dan Wilson
Durant Star Engine for sale
Wanting to sell Durant Star engine. Been stored in garage for 30+ years. Turns over, is not stuck. I also have the manifold for it. Asking $300 but will take offer. Not sure what it is worth. I can strap it down to a pallet and ship via Fastenal.
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2016 11:24am
by Rick moore
Auto- Lite Distributor
Need Auto-Lite Distributor GRA 4101 or GRA 4001 for 6E engine in my !925 Flint.
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2016 12:56pm
by Jack Connor
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2016 6:49pm
by DebbieGagnon
The Ebay Star/Durant speedo set up
Reminder ,This lot I've been offering has been available to Durant folks from this site at much less then the ebay listing. Here it is minus mark up for Ebay selling and shipping fees plus good exposer inflation in hopes to make a and extra dollar . $169.00 incl...
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Last Post: Mar 11, 2016 9:03am
by David M.Saleh
looking for suitable home for this engine as I'm moving.
I really ain't knowledgeable when it comes to automobile history or motors. I inherited this yellow looking tractor motor with a continental engine plate referencing a Star Motor Company. If anyone knows of a project type person I could offload this to, I would app...
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Last Post: Mar 8, 2016 8:33pm
by Eric Granrud
Brass Coated Grease Cap /Dust Cover for 1928/1930 Durant
I have two Durant Hub Caps for sale. Better condition than That shown on Ebay. Price for two US $ 160.00 plus applicable postage charges.
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Last Post: Mar 6, 2016 3:06pm
by John Sweeney
1923 Dort Coupe For Sale
A place called Rosedale Pawn in Bakersfield, California, has a 1923 Dort for sale for $7,500 asking price (but likely negotiable). It is a bit weathered but actually in pretty good shape. I have photos I would be happy to forward, or post if I can figure out how to d...
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2016 3:05pm
by Tom Schaffer
14L Distributor Wanted
I am in need of a good useable distributor for my 14L engine. It is Auto-Lite 1GB-4006B. Thanks, Phil
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2016 9:35am
by Don Shilling
Front Brakes
Does anyone know where I may be able to purchase front wheel brakes for 1924 Durant Star or Rugby car.
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Last Post: Feb 16, 2016 2:46am
by Robert Heath
spring shackle, left rear spring shackle/bumper bracket
I need one front spring shackle, the one in the centre of the car and the right rear spring shackle and bumper bracket for a 1929 Durant 40. I also need the spring bushing with the cone shaped ends for the front spring.
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2016 6:47am
by David M. Saleh
Need fan hub
A DeVaux friend ruined the fan hub on his car (let it run dry) and needs a replacement. The same one is used on the 22-A and the 40-A. Thanks, Gary
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2016 8:55pm
by Ross Hoevet
selling my Durant
1930 model 407 Asking $4500 with extra fenders ,a door ,etc.Canvas roof like new.95% rustfree ànd 95% complete. Would run with a carburetor.
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Last Post: Jan 26, 2016 12:27pm
by Norm Toone
Wanted front axle spindles with tie rod arms 1923 Star and a Rear hub puller WTB
We are looking for good condition(bearing surface and threads and unbent, we don't care about external metal pitting) pair of frnt. axle spindles with tie rod arms if possible, suitable for the 1923 Star with no front brakes and straight( no drop) axle, with old king...
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Last Post: Jan 8, 2016 7:05am
by David M. Saleh
1928 Durant Sedan (6) in Texas For Sale
Terry Neisingh sent me this listing he found on Craigslist for a 1928 Durant Sedan. To me the fenders look to be 1929. Nice clean car. Rick http://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/5350765846.html
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Last Post: Dec 22, 2015 12:23pm
by Norm Toone
looking to sell Star Engine
I am looking to sell a star motor manufactured by Continental. I have all parts including fly wheel. Engine turns freely. Thanks eric
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Last Post: Dec 21, 2015 6:23pm
by eric granrud
26 Star for sale
There is a great looking 26 Star coupe for sale on Craigs List, Seattle. This car comes from a private collection and has been in storage for years. Gary
Views: 409   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 18, 2015 11:48am
by Richard Venable
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