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1929 Durant 6-63 Deluxe Phaeton for sale
For sale 1929 Durant 6-63 Deluxe Phaeton fully restored. Continental 15-L engine. Restoration pictures can be seen in the club member car photographs, and I can send many additional others by e-mail. Contact me via e-mail at jblasco@unizar.es Car located in Spain....
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Last Post: Mar 12, 2015 12:04pm
by Jose M Blasco
Hub Cap(grease Caps) 1928/129 DuRANT.
Hi Fellow Members, I have for sale two Durant Hub Caps(Grease Caps) that fit 1928/29 Durants. They are in good condition are are originals. I have been lucky enough to secure two original rugby hub caps. Asking price is US$160.00 pair plus postage. Also have chassi...
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2015 2:01am
by JOHN sweeney
I need a generator or a contact to get one rebuilt
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Last Post: Feb 12, 2015 6:23pm
by Arthur Thomas
need dashboard knobs ,running board trim
I'm looking for the choke,throttle, lights and ignition advance knobs specific to a 31 Durant. I've never seen what they actually look like,but I believe that they are square. Even pattern pieces would be welcomed. Re. Running board trim.Has anyone had any luck conta...
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Last Post: Feb 12, 2015 6:21am
by Mike Linthicum
1930 4-07 4dr for sale
I got a call from a fellow in Tennessee the other day about this car for sale.A 1930 model 4-07 4 door sedan, built in Canada, wood spoke wheels. Out of a long term storage. He reports it to be in good overall shape with the fenders needing some repair. His name and...
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2015 6:19pm
by Gene House
Interested in Selling 1928 Model 65
I have a '28 Model 65 Rumble Seat Coupe that I've owned for a few years. I bought the car from the grandson of the original owner. It was restored in the 1980's but it seems to have held up well. The car runs and drives well and has good (not excellent) paint and i...
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2015 6:09pm
by Gene House
Rig to link Spark advance to Distributor
I haven't a clue where to find this. I have been searching around forums and looking at pictures. I would like to get the setup to hook up the spark advance (which has a lever at the end of the steering column) to the distributor, which is on the opposite side of t...
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Last Post: Jan 16, 2015 10:36pm
by graham warner
W-5 motor available
Neil Matheson has a W-5 motor for sale $50? He lives near Phoenix AZ. qv_neal@netscape.com
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Last Post: Jan 16, 2015 12:45pm
by Don Shilling
for sale
for sale 1927 star six automobile in very good condition. Runs and drives great. Must see. $9,500. Make a fair offer. May trade for model A pick up.
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Last Post: Jan 15, 2015 3:09pm
by Gerard R Diers J...
Windscreen frame
Part Wanted Durant A22. The existing lower windscreen frame for my A22 Durant has some rust and is unfit to be re-chromed. I am seeking a replacement frame in good condition.
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Last Post: Jan 10, 2015 8:07pm
by Ken Crouch
1925 Star Parts
Hello, I've found some more 1925 Star parts for you all. http://stores.ebay.com/Equinox-Vintage-Used-Auto-Parts?_rdc=1 Thanks, Joseph
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Last Post: Jan 7, 2015 11:48am
by Joseph Spaulding
1929 model 60 parts FOR SALE
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Last Post: Jan 6, 2015 8:33pm
by gary kauffman
I have a 4cyl and a 6cyl radiator, 2 4cyl radiator shells and a 1927 sedan hood for Star Cars for sale 605-673-4998
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Last Post: Dec 30, 2014 6:45am
by Nestor
Interesting Project or Pile of Parts
I came across this 1925 Star sedan on Craigslist http://pullman.craigslist.org/cto/4771276990.html might be workable for you guys up in the NorthWest.
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Last Post: Dec 17, 2014 3:50pm
by Don Shilling
Looking at a Durant for sale
I'm looking at this Durant for sale about 11 hours away from me that is going to need to have a new roof put in it. The current owner tells me that he has the old ribs to use to install the roof. How hard of a job is it and how easy will it be to find period correct...
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Last Post: Dec 15, 2014 12:00pm
by Gene House
water pump impeller
Really moving along on my A-22 engine project, and now working on my water pump. I have a new shaft and a friendly machinist to help me install it, but my impeller is showing tremendous wear. Does anyone know of another type of impeller that might work or have an ext...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2014 5:36pm
by Todd E Frye
Looking for a Durant for sale
Hello all and happy holidays to you: I am not currently a member but plan to be one soon. I am searching for a Durant to purchase. I would be interested in a 6 cylinder, four door model from 1930 and later. I had rather have an original not restored model and am not...
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Last Post: Dec 7, 2014 7:41am
by Gene House
sale 4well wood- front axel beam head lamp 2 low price little bit English durant 1928
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Last Post: Nov 30, 2014 6:49am
by mario catudal
1926 Stars & Parts
There's a friendly fella up in Gering, Nebraska that is settling his father's estate including two 1926 Stars: a roadster and a coupe. Here is the link to his Craigslist posting: http://scottsbluff.craigslist.org/cto/4720563815.html. He also has a number of p...
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Last Post: Nov 22, 2014 9:10pm
by David Coppess
Windshield Molding Needed.
Hi All, Needing windshield molding for my model 40 coupe and am wondering what others are using for this molding? The windshield has like a "T" slot around the parimeter that the molding would slide into, I think that just about any 1928-1929 model closed cars...
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2014 3:40pm
by Bill Hoaglan
29 Deluxe coupe for sale.
I just talked to a man that has a 29 Deluxe rumble seat coupe for sale on E-bay. He is local and I will take a look at it Wed. or Thur. It is a older restoration but looks to be well done. His number is 253-864-0704. Gary
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Last Post: Nov 19, 2014 5:15pm
by Norm Toone
Star Landau Sedan for sale
1920's Star Landau Sedan very complete. Needs wood, interior, and top. Last started in '2009. Pictures are available, send me an e-mail address. Make offer! 602-741-6037
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2014 12:59pm
by K
Star wheel
Pulled a wheel and partial front axle out of a scrap pile in Eastern Washington. Noticed the Star emblem on the cap and figured someone might be looking for one of these, or know of someone who might be. Contact me by e-mail and I'll send you some pics. Make...
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2014 9:56pm
by David Egolf
ring gear
Anyone have a hot tip on where to find a ring gear for my 1923 A-22? Or a part number perhaps? Does anyone know of another application possibly using the same ring?
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Last Post: Oct 8, 2014 11:17am
by Don Shilling
generator & starter
Does anyone have a good or rebuildable spare generator and/or starter for an early A22?
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2014 7:25pm
by Todd E Frye
gary k
I am bringing parts to meet
I am bringing a few parts to n.carolina to sell hopefully...I have... set of 4 backing plates complete for 1929 model 60 coupe... steering column ..and box ..1929 60 coupe a star motor for Ralphie..if he changes mind, its available.. star trans for 1924.....
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2014 9:53pm
by gary k
Selling 1923 Star 4 dr sedan
1923 Star 4 C - dr sedan for sale. New paint (no body repairs) new interior new top new running boards new brakes new tires + extra step plates Star motometer extra radiator,generator,clutch,hub caps,extra gauges,Stewart Warner odometer,more 2 extra W-4 e...
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Last Post: Sep 19, 2014 4:10pm
by Richard Doerfler
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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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
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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
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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...
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Last Post: Aug 16, 2014 9:24pm
by gary k
speedo cable
looking for speedom coble for 1929 mod 60?
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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
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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Last Post: Jul 14, 2014 9:19pm
by Bob Bush
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
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
!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
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Last Post: Jun 21, 2014 6:39am
by Norm Toone
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...
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Last Post: Jun 17, 2014 8:41pm
by gary kauffman
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...
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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...
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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
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