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1933 Continental Flyer
Looking for any info/ pics on this car. Im rebuilding a 3 window, 2 door coupe. No one seems to know what im talking about! Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, Giovanni.
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2010 7:28pm
by Gary k
Earthquake that has hit Chile
As you know by now, a massive earthquake stuck Chile on Saturday. The 8.8 magnitude quake struck about 115km (70 miles) north-east of the city of Concepcion . We have a fellow DMAC member named Gigio Isola that lives in Concepcion. I hope he and his family are saf...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 6:24pm
by Jim Greenamyer
B22 Durant For Sale
I just got a call from David Ashcraft in Monroe, LA. He is helping a friend sell a B22 sedan, right hand drive (from Australia) and is not sure what to ask for it. His friend acquired the car as payment for another deal. Needs considerable re-wood work,,,,,,,,,, He...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 1:27pm
by Don Shilling
Trying to find rare piece for Glo Lite headlight
Here's another rare piece I'm trying to find and maybe someone has this piece and wondered what it was. The 1928 Model 65 was equiped with Glo-Lite headlights as advertised in the sales brochure. Not only on the buckets but on the lense was stamped Glo-Lite. The pie...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 11:20am
by Lance Haynes
Coincidental Ignition Lock
Does anybody have one of these units? Frank how about in your stash of parts? The model 28 came with one on it and I'd like to find one to replace the later ignition switch I now have? I know it wasn't a great switch or idea but I'm trying to get this gal back to...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 11:00am
by Mike Linthicum
Frame Alignment
I am reasonably sure that the Frame is Diamoned or Racked on the Model 40 Coupe that I am restoring, I probably should have checked the alignment before now, however I have just finished replacing the wood and am now checking the fit of the body metal to the new wood...
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2010 6:24pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Project Progress Updates
I'm currently restoring two Durant's back to original condition. Essentially I want the vehicles to operate the way they were intended to. If a option wasn't available for that model, then I don't want it. I really want to enjoy the car the way it was enjoyed when n...
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2010 12:55pm
by Mike Linthicum
More speed less revs
I have a short stretch of freeway that I need to use to go just about anywhere. I'd like to drive the required 45 mph but my W5 is screamin' and shakin' at that speed. Either its going to blow up or I'm going to lose some fillings! In 2007, there was a discussion...
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Last Post: Feb 27, 2010 3:09pm
by Gary k
Two more for Sale, look in Guest Book
Two more for Sale. 1. A Flint located in Oakland, CA 2. Durant in Ontario, Canada. Information in the Guest Book. Rick
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Last Post: Feb 24, 2010 2:07pm
by Norm Toone
Found Durant on craigslist
Saw this on craigslist. It is advertised as a 32, but looks like a 1922 or 23 Durant. It is in Los Angeles, CA http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/1613420213.html
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Last Post: Feb 24, 2010 12:48am
by Rick Botti
second gear
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Last Post: Feb 22, 2010 8:06pm
by Dave Webster
car keys for sale
i found a site for antgique ignition keys ....many durant keys listed ....I searched web for keys for sale and got this.... "KEYMEN" they sell classic car keys also, from hemmings..... jessers classic keys akron, ohio 330-376-8180 www.jessersclassickey...
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Last Post: Feb 21, 2010 4:26pm
by Gary k & Marcia
gas tank
Does any one have a good 22A touring gas tank for sale or know where I can get one made.
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Last Post: Feb 20, 2010 11:34am
by Norm Toone
Rare 32 Custom Coupe for sale
Hi All: Craigs list in Boise, Id. has this car posted. Owner is asking 28K for it. Good pictures are shown on the posting. A shortcut to find it would be to Goggle: 1932 DeVaux Coupe. This is the only known example of the 32 Custom Coupe that is known to exist...
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Last Post: Feb 20, 2010 11:12am
by Norm Toone
Restore project
I am knee deep in tackling a restore of one of these machines with a bit of a twist
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Last Post: Feb 20, 2010 9:00am
by Dave Schulte
women driving antique car
I learned to drive the star touring and the woody waching Louis driving our car and he explain to me how to do it.He is very patient. Now I can do double clutch and I can change gear went I climb a hill.Every women should drive a Durant its fun
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Last Post: Feb 19, 2010 7:09pm
by Lise Quenneville
Revarnishing wooden wheels _ Help Mr. Shilling ?
So my wheels have returned from Wheels of wood. Look good. But now I need to varnish... I have a gallon of marine spar varnish. What would be an acceptable procedure ? How may coats ? Any prep work I should be doing ? Thanks Guy
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Last Post: Feb 19, 2010 3:49pm
by Ron Jaremkow
Antique Cars & Women Drivers
Hi All.... I need your HELP !!! Cathy has decided that she wants to learn to drive one of our old cars. I think it's a great idea....BUT.....! She has never driven a stick shift.She is a very good driver, has no problem with any vehicle as long as it's an a...
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Last Post: Feb 18, 2010 6:37am
by Frank Witkowski
Generator wiring diagram
Does anyone have a generator wiring diagram for a 1928 D75 with the 15U motor? I am not sure of the generator make as it does not have a factory label mounted or a place for one, but has a letter/number string "stamped" into the main housing that begins with H and th...
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Last Post: Feb 18, 2010 3:42am
by S. Blomquist
Positive or Negative Ground?
I know most of the cars in the 20's and 30's were, for the most part, positive ground. when I look at some of the wiring done as I received it, it suggests the car was negative ground. Presently I have it temporarily hooked up as negative ground. I am thinking it cam...
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Last Post: Feb 17, 2010 5:50am
by Lawrence
New wheels and shims on axle.
Sirs : Well I took my wheels to Regina Sask for John Kuraba to replace all the wood. Should be ready in a week. No more wiggle - jiggle. Question : I am going to put the wheels back on. My right axle had a shim that fitted over the axle where the "hub" ride...
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Last Post: Feb 15, 2010 11:48am
by Guy Belzil
Front Wood Wheel Hub
I am in need of a good used from wood wheel hub for a 1929 Model 60. I have a spare wheel that I am redoing but the threads on the hub are damaged beyond repair. If you have an extra, give me a call-503.244.1608
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Last Post: Feb 13, 2010 4:52pm
by Phil Peters
Family Member Passes
Patricia "Trish" Milton, the wife of my son Mike, passed away on Sun. Feb 7th. Mike and Trish had only been married for a little over 2 years. Many of you remember Mike from DMAC Meets in Hershey, Williamsburg, Flint and others. They had already been making plans...
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Last Post: Feb 12, 2010 4:52am
by Ed Vomero
Chrome Prep
A short while back i posted a thread discussing some chrome work that I had done. In short I was really unpleased with the result. I contacted the shop and let them know my feelings. I was asked to bring back the pieces. Well, life has been busy but I now have a free...
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2010 5:53pm
by Vince O'Brien
1928 DURANT M2 4DR. SEDAN to be lost
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2010 5:20am
by Norm Toone
FLINT E55/E80 Parts wanted
I have just returned from a meeting of our local vintage car club. One of our members mentioned to me that he has most mechanical Parts for 1924 Flint which he would like to sell. Are you interested or is Australia too far away for you Jeff.
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Last Post: Feb 10, 2010 3:32am
by John Sweeney
FLINT E55/ E80 Parts Wanted
I am looking for an engine with carb/distributor/generater/starter etc. ++ trany/clutch and drive shaft. Other parts or a mostly complete car are also possible buys. WHAT DO YOU HAVE ????
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Last Post: Feb 10, 2010 3:34am
by John Sweeney
1929 Model 66 Drive Line For Sale in California
Hi All..... If you saw the entry in the guest book from Ron about the drive line for sale, I emailed him ant this is the response I got: "I'm in San Jose Ca. I have an engine, trans and rear end. I also have a front axle. Probably not work the shipping cost....
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2010 9:16pm
by dave enrico
Durant hub caps?
Are these Durant hub caps? http://s830.photobucket.com/albums/zz222/koehnic/?action=view¤t=DSC04729.jpg
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2010 7:52pm
by cdmn
Billy Durant... Ottawa Citizen
Here's a new site for you to view. Caught the article by accident in the Citizen about Google having one of our papers now online from 1890 to currect date. Even caught the National Archives and main Library unaware Google had done this. Great for family history but...
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Last Post: Feb 9, 2010 12:45pm
by Norm Toone
Parts for sale for a 614 Coupe 1930
Motor, Transmission, drive shaft, rear-end, 4 wood spoke wheels and some kind of tires??, most of interior for sale that is in original condition (never re-covered). Give me a call and lets talk. 816-261-1079
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2010 6:35pm
by Bill Fasching
parts to sell -cheap
I have a few parts that I got off a standard coupe 30 durant 614. I used what I need and will be happy to dispose of the rest if anyone needs them Partial list is : 4 wood spoke wheels -one has the center pulled out with rotted spokes -the others are okay but nee...
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2010 9:04am
by Ken McCormick
DeVaux for sale?
I have been in contact with a descendant of the DeVaux family and he would be very interested in owning one of his great-uncle's products. Does anyone know of a DeVaux, in reasonably good condition, that is (or could be) for sale? He does not have email, so I will...
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Last Post: Feb 2, 2010 6:03pm
by John Willoughby
Gaskts for my Durants
Hello Please I need that they connect me with algun supplier of gaskets for the engines of my cars. Thank you
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Last Post: Feb 1, 2010 1:12pm
by Ricardo H.Colomb...
STAR headlight bucket and bracket ??
If anyone is interested in checking it out, there is what might be a STAR headlight bucket and mounting bracket on Ebay. It only has one day left and it is advertised as a 1920s vintage Buick headlight. If indeed it is a STAR part, I hope a club member who needs it,...
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Last Post: Jan 30, 2010 5:51pm
by gary k
Headlight Bulbs
I need a headlight bulb for my M4 the one I took out was a #1183 single element I found that number and it for a movie projector and said its 5.5 volts anybody know if that will work or what the right number is. Don
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Last Post: Jan 30, 2010 12:54pm
by Norm Toone
East Coast Spring Meet Dayton Ohio
Hi All...... Spring is just around the corner. Final arrangements are under way for the ECC Spring Meet in Dayton, Ohio. This will be in April 2010 This will be a great warm up for the National Meet in Lancaster Pennsylvania. More info to follow..... S...
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Last Post: Jan 29, 2010 6:27am
Modern axles for Durant, Star, Rugby. to 1929
Enquiring if any interest exists for the manufacture of axles to suit all Durant, Star and Rugby vehicles to 1929 models. To the best of my knowledge the outer tapered bearings are like hens teeth and if available extremely expensive. David Cornell of Albury, NSW,...
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 11:10pm
by Phil Donoghoe
28 Durant Steering Gear Wanted
Still looking for a steering gear for Alfred Bartak in Austria. He has a 28 Model 55. The photos he sent look like the steering gear in my 29 Model 63 but different part numbers. Dave
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 6:06pm
by Dave Schulte
Coureur de Bois - Translation Services
I'm a ole' coureur de bois, my canoo broke down and I am in place call Alberta, The guy here talk english, (i learn good stuff). Dat english men, I know de talk of dat kind of homme. "Google" is wat de blocks head tink can make talk french, ha I say to me. I k...
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 6:43am
by Guy Belzil
1931 Frontenac 4 dor seadan
I have a friend that has a 1931 Frontenac 4 door sadan, he has owned it for 10 years or so and has had a great time with it. His intrests have changed and has decided to sell it. It runs great and looks good and the crome is bright,restored I think in 70s he would kn...
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2010 5:26am
by Norm Toone
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Last Post: Jan 27, 2010 8:01pm
by gary kauffman
Rebuilding 3 speed transmission
I am currently rebuilding the 3 speed transmission in my 1929 Durant Model 60 car. I have replaced the bearings and gaskets but have not found any evidence of seals around the input and output shafts. Does anybody know if there is a seal, o-ring, etc. for these locat...
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Last Post: Jan 26, 2010 8:08am
by Phil Peters
New Production 21" Tire Rims for Star
OK Folks, We now have a source of 21" split rims for our Star cars available from American Vintage Rims. They are the same folks who supply rims and brake drums to the Model T crowd and sold thru Mac's and Frank Witkowski. These rims are zinc coated and can be run pl...
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Last Post: Jan 25, 2010 7:40am
by Frank Witkowski
Need photograph asap of the Motorstat sending unit on engine (Temp sending unit)
Model 65's had the Motorstat #24567 that was the temperature sending unit mounted on the engine that sent it back to the dash mounted temp gauge. This number was for the 1928 Model 65, but not sure if the model 75 or later 1929 or 30's etc had the same temp unit. Not...
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Last Post: Jan 25, 2010 6:20am
by Mike Linthicum
bottom window channel
I am looking for (1) one bottom window channel that hooks on the regulator and the glass to roll up the window it is for a '29 Durant M4 anyone have one? or can tell me where to get DON
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Last Post: Jan 24, 2010 8:39pm
Gord Taylors 1930 614 sedan
Gord died this summer owning a 1930 6 wheel 614 sedan. Five bolt wires with lock rings. I didn't keep many pic's of his car but attach the ones I have. Car is at #1 Karla Dawn Ave, Lantz, NS ,Canada B2S 1Y7. Shirley has the car for sale but I haven't been given any p...
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Last Post: Jan 24, 2010 12:22pm
by Norm Toone
Book on Billy Durant
I am not a reader, but a week ago a friend had told me about a book at Barns and Nobel, Title (Billy Durant Creator of General Motors). Purchased it. Started to read it and finished it in 2 Days. It was that interesting. This was the first time I have read a Book thi...
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Last Post: Jan 23, 2010 9:45pm
by Lawrence
Temperature sensor
The temp sensor unit on my Durant D75 6 cylinder is destroyed and beyond recognition. The unit probably has a screw connector for the gauge wire and the pipe threads that will mount directly into the head. I am looking for an original or original replacement unit tha...
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Last Post: Jan 22, 2010 3:48pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant or Star sedan or coupe purchase
I have a restored 1924 Model T touring but am now interested in purchasing a sedan or coupe-- either a durant or star. during my youth my folks had a star touring and a star coupe.
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Last Post: Jan 22, 2010 8:56am
by Bill Hoaglan
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