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Auburn meet
Will the registration list for the Auburn meet be available to members or at least to others who registered? I'm forgetting who all I met and need to make some contacts. Wayne Farrand
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Last Post: Nov 27, 2007 9:45am
by Frank Witkowski
gary k
jog my memory
hello friends, if there is anything i promised or suggested i would do for anyone...or something i said i would copy and send......that has not been recieved yet...please let me know so i can do it.....sorry for the delay but i may have had a senior moment...and for...
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2007 7:55pm
by gary k
407 in NB ad
1930 Durant model 407 95% rust free & in running condition looks completely original and in very restorable condition also with car 4 new tires,spare wheels and wooden spokes, front fenders. - $NEG - contact, Jimmy Pitre. Ccampbelltown , New Brunswick, E3N5G7, Canada...
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2007 3:08am
by Norm Toone
Happy Turkey Day!
I just want to take this opportunity to wish you and yours A VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Rick Botti
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Last Post: Nov 22, 2007 4:35pm
by Charles A. Spitz...
Parts and Services Directory
Hi All..... As we talked about at Auburn. I NEED YOUR help. I am putting together a listing of people and companies who provide parts or services for our cars. This is going to be included with the new members directory. Anyone you can reccomend would be...
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 5:46pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant ignition keys
To enyone looking for the Clum key to fit the Ignition Durants, I found a place you can find them. Go to Key-Men.com item # C2624-oem. Hope this helps everyone in need.
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 3:55pm
by Mike Miller
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 2:11pm
2008 Memebership Dues - Renew Early
Calling All Durantonians, 2008 is getting here fast and now is a good time to renew your membership dues. Don't put it off, get an early start and renew now. Dues are $35 for USA,$37 for Canada and $40 for International. You will find a Renew Dues button to...
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2007 9:38am
by Rick Botti
Craigslist find
1929 Durant - $2500 (sonoma) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Reply to: sale-478796302@craigslist.org Date: 2007-11-14, 11:31AM PST 1929 Durant 4dr. sed This item has been posted by-owner. it's...
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2007 5:25pm
by Rick Botti
Parts Man Frank Witkowski
Hello Durant, Star Car Owners. I am in the process of selling our dear faithful member Frank Witkowski most of my Durant and Star parts so I am advising everyone to contact Frank for parts from now on. The city of San Diego is forcing me to get rid of everything. F...
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Last Post: Nov 20, 2007 2:21pm
by Rick Botti
What is it and is it worth anything
Hi, I recently bought a pile of stuff at an auction - in a box of old car stuff I found a different looking radiator cap. It says Boyce on one side and has a little STAR logo on the other side. It has a glass tube inside that I am affraid is loose inside the housing....
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Last Post: Nov 19, 2007 5:34pm
by Vince O'Brien
rear end rebuild
Does anyone have the part #'s and location to purchase bearings and seals for rebuild of my 1929 Durant 2dr sedan rear end? Thanks Stan
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Last Post: Nov 16, 2007 1:06pm
by stan morris
vehicle Identification plate
1928 Rugby Model X 1 ton truck I am looking for the wording on a vin plate and if you can a picture of it. I also need to find someone who will refinish it. Can any one help Orville
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2007 9:19am
by Gordon F. Curl
1926 Durant Star on Ebay
I just saw what I think is quite a deal for someone on Ebay, listed as a 1926 Star pickup? Great one for parts or restore. Wish I had the room to store another fixer upper. If anyone's interested, take a look. it is item number 330187394886. Has two days left...
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Last Post: Nov 15, 2007 8:58am
by Andrew Passadore
a question
It says that membership is for the calender year on the membership sheet. Dose this mean i would need to renew again in January 2008? I would like to thank Frank for responding to my post. After looking at the pic on the site, I have decided to build my Star...
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Last Post: Nov 14, 2007 6:04pm
by Mike Miller
Flint Fenders
I was looking at a Flint rear fender on ebay. It looks it would fit on my star. The part number on the fender is listed as 30598 but I don't have any information to verify its application. There are also front fenders available and I would like to know if it is po...
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Last Post: Nov 14, 2007 4:01pm
by Frank Witkowski
Bill Vigus 1925 Flint
Just received my copy of Old Car Weekly. On page 29 lower right hand corner is a photo of Bill Vigas 1925 Flint, waiting to drive into the Hershey Show Oct, 10/13 2007.
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2007 3:48pm
by Frank Witkowski
Maxwell Wheel Rims
Anyone out there interested in 4 1910 Maxwell wheel rims (the part the tire sets in)? They measure 2 1/2 in. across bead, 21 1/2 inside diameter, 23 in. outside diameter. Solid rims. They are in fair shape & could be fixed and used. Thanks, Glenn
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2007 3:02pm
by Glenn Guild
Thank You Veterans
Hi ALL..... Lets take time today to thank all the Veterans out there You may not know what this picture represented. These are the Veterans in the DMAC who where at Auburn. Picture taken by Charlie Spitz (who should be in it also) at the Kruse Museum....
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Last Post: Nov 12, 2007 3:01pm
by Ken McCormick
Current Projects Page
I just added Brian Tanguay's 1929 model 63 four door sedan to the "Current Projects" page in the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 12, 2007 6:32am
by Brian Tanguay
need parts and help
After a great conversation with Rick I'm taking his suggestion and posting on your club forum. I have just purchased my Star a couple of weeks ago and I'm in need of a body for it. I'm open to what is out there but my wife and I are really partial to the touring bod...
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Last Post: Nov 11, 2007 6:35am
by Frank Witkowski
Durant Stuff For Sale
Don't forget that DMAC items from the club store make excellent Christmas gifts and all proceeds go straight to the club. Original T-Shirts, the first item the club ever sold, are on sale now at only $8 each. Patches, decals, hats, shirt and step plates are ready...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2007 6:20pm
by Frank Witkowski
Hi Y'all, Thought maybe a new post on the website might help our current President, Rick Botti, with his previous request for help on articles for the Durant Partner. Our Durant Partner Editor, Carol Fogarazzo, stated to me that she needed articles for the maga...
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2007 8:42am
by Rick Botti
Cam Followers needed; Engine rebuild update.
Looking for a supplier of the Cam Followers, adjusting screw & lock nut from Continental engine They are 3/8 national fine thread New or NOS or even good condition second hand. The spanner facings need to be in good order. Progress on Engine rebuild: Con rods straig...
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2007 2:36am
by Sid Semple
Value of 1925 Star Coupester
I have located an above average vehicle, can be driven anywhere. Older restore in very good condition. I am looking for approximate values before I make offer. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks,
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2007 5:10pm
by Dave Roberts [TH...
Durant hub cap ID?
I have a Durant hub cap with the picture of the name DURANT across a thing that looks like a dragon. Would someone be interested in telling me what car it is off of if I emailed a photo of it?
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2007 4:55am
by Norm Toone
Water Pump
Hello, which is the diameter of the axis of water pump (STD measurement), for 4 and 6 cil. Thanks you Nicolas Scaparone
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2007 1:26pm
by cdmn
At Last!!
THANK YOU CHUCK! Do you mean I can actually send a pic of my BRIGHT YELLOW '24 Star roadster without fear of being tarred, feathered, and run out of town - or at least out of the club!?! It really only has a couple of minor changes - is MY car, the way I want it....
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Last Post: Nov 1, 2007 2:20pm
by cdmn
Body removal - 1926 R Coupe
I am starting to get my car taken apart and now am at the point where I am ready to take the body off the frame. I was thinking I could remove it in one piece until I started looking at the steering column. I have all of the hardware for the column removed but if I...
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2007 7:57pm
by Brian
Share Your Memories of Auburn
Hi All..... As Rick mentioned in another post WE NEED YOUR HELP. The next super sized issue of the Partner is going to feature our 10th annual Meet in Auburn. We need your stories. If everyone who was there could write a couple lines about their experiences w...
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2007 7:37pm
by Charles A. Spitz...
Overdrive anyone?
Does anybody have an overdrive unit as an add on installed and working? I have seen some advertised in Classic Cars Mag. and wondered what are the ramifications of such a change, does it work as it should, what modifications has to be made, what is the success of the...
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2007 8:39pm
by cdmn
The next issue of the Durant Partner is going to be a real Dusie(pun intended);-) But our Editor needs your help right away as November is the deadline for articles, ads, etc. If you have an article to submit, even if you think you can't write one, well write one...
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2007 8:13pm
by Rick Botti
I`m look`n for a durant coupe that is set to drive with vary little work
If I can drive it home I vary interested so email me if you have what I`m look`n for....Thanks Larry handh2o@yahoo.com
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2007 3:51am
by Dave Roberts [TH...
More progress photos
Well after 12 weeks of sanding, filling, spraying, washing, sanding some more, filling some more, spraying some more, Gary the body restorer got her body smooth as, and then we finally got a colour on. Now for the buffing and polishing. The photos look like red in co...
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2007 6:48pm
by Phil Donoghoe
California fires
Just watching the news and thinking of all our friends from the club living in the path of that monster blaze. I send my sincere wish that they all come thru it safe and sound. Lance--take good care of all the great cars you have there in San Diego. I think we are a...
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2007 7:15am
by David Jansen
need parts
Good day, i need engine parts as head gasket and piston please send me a e mail or phone eric 514-293-5102
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Last Post: Oct 27, 2007 5:33am
by Norm Toone
i want information on how to restore my car
i want information on how to restore my car soon i will post a picture of it it is a rugby i du not know the year
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2007 2:51pm
by Walter
2007 Pictures posted
I just posted a few pictures from Auburn, 155 to be exact. It's actually a small part of the most photographed DMAC event ever. I'll post more and of course the next issue of the Durant Partner will contain many pictures and extra pages in color. Just click the 20...
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2007 7:06am
by Mike Linthicum
I’ve made a few updates to the online club store (Durant store button), and one of those changes was to place our DMAC T-Shirts on SALE. They are now offerd for only $8.00 each, that’s 47% off of their regular price. Remember the holidays are approachi...
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2007 2:52pm
by Rick Botti
Durant Partner
The second issue of the Durant Partner under our new editor is another excellent job. It has clear photos and good text. Keep up the good job Carol!!!
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2007 8:57pm
by Wayne Farrand
2007 Auburn meet
Was excited to see under photographs, there is a 2007 annual meet (NEW) listing. But the photos are same as the 2006 meet. Musta been a slip of the curser or it's a placeholder, but I know we'll see them soon. Wayne
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2007 8:14pm
by Rick Botti
Part Search
Colleagues: While carefully replacing the internal wire in the steering shaft to activate the horn, we accidentally broke the upper throttle control lever (appears to be pot metal) while tapping it in place. So, am searching for either the single casting for the thr...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2007 6:31pm
by Bruce Hargin
my car, my dad's garage
I have posted a similar message recently but haven't seen it on the forum page. sometimes the cp and I don't get along. my car: I am headed to CA on 11-08-08 to pick up the 29/30 4 door sport sedan model 6-63 deluxe from Bob Krause. Wish me luck and please send some...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2007 10:52am
by Vince O'Brien
Pre-ignition problem, solution sought.
Third time UN-lucky!!! returning home from a very nice tour of the mid section of the Murray river and the "Boorigal Rally" in Albury NSW (8th to 14th October) the engine of my 1929 D66 sedan failed once again. On dismantling it appears that the engine seems to be pr...
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2007 7:19pm
by brian boys
Wanted: Timing Belt for 6cyl 22A motor
Hello! I am looking for a timing belt for a 6 cylinder, 22A motor. If you can help me out, give me a call or email. Thanks, Bob 519-942-9167
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Last Post: Oct 22, 2007 8:22am
by Robert Shirley
another estate auction
October 20, 10 AM at 6192 Bank Street (Hwy 31) Greely Ontario 1929 Durant Roadster green restored 1928 Durant Sedan white rough restored Number of parts ( 28 / 29 ) see www.theauctionfever.com for full details (it says)
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2007 1:28pm
by Norm Toone
2nd Junior Award goes to Bill Vigus 1925 Flint at Hershey
Don't know if anyone has seen it yet, but our very own DMAC member Bill Vigus and his 25 Flint took a 2nd Junior in his class at Hershey. Way to go Bill! Congratulations for sure!
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2007 6:38am
by Gordon F. Curl
Rudie Auction Results
The Terry Rudie auction was today. Here are some prices........ 30 Durant Street Rod $10,900 30 Durant Coupe (original) $5,500 31 Durant sedan converted to a truck $2,350 29 Rugby truck $5,100 28 Rugby truck (original) $7,600 Sorry.....
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2007 7:13pm
by Dave Schulte
Where is based this website?
I would like to know where this website is based,for example usually most of the adverts where are located? Thank you Zeller
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Last Post: Oct 20, 2007 6:58pm
by gary k
continental engine
wish to sell rebuilt Durant motor, with rebuilt carb. Just wish to cover my costs, rebuilt motor $2,558.oo carb rebuild cost $185.00 total $2,743.00 O.B.O. extra parts included
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Last Post: Oct 19, 2007 10:16pm
by Tim Orr
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