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parts for a 614 deluxe rumble seat coupe for sale
I have a few parts for the running gear of this coupe for sale .Also 2 doors and a cowl that is not in the best of shape but could be fixed . I have the rear axle complete - it is taken apart but all there, have the motor mounts,all 4 springs,brake rods dash panel, T...
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 10:02pm
by Fred Scholl
Vintage Durant Catalog FOR SALE
Any offers before I post it on E-Bay….. original Durant paper back catalog……… please check out the link………… http://evil1customs.com/durant/catalog/Durant_parts_catalog.htm
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 2:57pm
by Levi
parts wanted
helping out a non-member friend, who is in need of a 1930-32 Durant frame. Has the driveline and most of the other chassis pieces required. Body is in fair condition, presently learning wood working. Previous owner started but gave up, couldn't find a frame.
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 2:47pm
by Levi
1929 Rugby D-40 Wire Side Van
Just posted a pictured of John Sweeney's beautiful 1929 Rugby D-40 Wire Side Van in the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Apr 16, 2007 7:04am
by Jan Arnett
1929 Durant Four Door Sedan
Just posted four pictures of a 1929 Durant Four Door Sedan owned by Albert Henderson of Pefferlaw, Ontario, Canada. They can be found on the Durant and Current Projects pages. Picture number one shows the barn where is rested for 26 years, but picture number three s...
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Last Post: Apr 15, 2007 8:59am
by Rick Botti
Can't reply
Last few times I have tried to REPLY, the reply doesn't get posted. After clicking on POST, the page doesn't change and it doesn't post. Any one else having a problem? RonJ
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2007 6:40pm
by Ron Jaremkow
New Pictures of 1928 model 65
Just posted pictures of Mike Linthicum's 1928 Durant model 65 on both the Durant and Current Projects pages. Rick
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2007 6:15pm
by Rick Botti
For Sale
1929Durant M4 4dr sed for sale 2500.00 this is a project car in good cond.
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Last Post: Apr 13, 2007 11:54am
by Tony Howlett
De carb of motor
Hi Guys, What additive do you guys use in your petrol to lubricate and decarbonize your motors. At present use Unleaded Petrol with a shot of morreys Lubricant. Your views would be appreciated. John . P.s. I hav...
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Last Post: Apr 13, 2007 8:32am
by Don Shilling
33 Durant for sale
I wanted to sell my 33 sedan awhile back but my aunt, who left me the car didn't want me to. Afew weeks ago my aunt passed away at 92. I have somewhat lost interest in restoring this car, My interest is more into street rods. Don't worry! I would never street rod suc...
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Last Post: Apr 12, 2007 5:39am
by Mike Linthicum
Old Durant Catalog
I found this old catalog check out the link....tell what you guys think.... http://evil1customs.com/durant/catalog/Durant_parts_catalog.htm
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2007 1:34pm
by K McCormick
For Sale 1930 Durant
For Sale, nice 1930 Durant needs restoration. VIN number L3694. Call me @718 234-2929 ask for Mike.
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 12:32pm
by Frank Witkowski
cars for sale
My bro in law sent me these cars he found. Perhaps I'll get a convert yet. He thinks the 32 would look better with V8 etc and street rod. I don't think so !! http://www.americandreamcars.com/1929durantstarcp.htm This is a rare 1929 Star six model R. Hum you mea...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 4:16am
by Norm Toone
How To Add Pictures to your Forum Messages
I just want to remind everyone that you can add an image to your message with a standard HTML image tag like this: - (leave out the quotation marks) Make sure the image you are linking to is stored on a webserver that allows you to remotely link to it, a decen...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2007 2:43am
by Yates Milton
aussie money problem cured
hey men, thanx for the input...but good news....when my son got home to los angeles,. he found a stash of aussie cash his wife brought back and forgot to cash in....so he is sending the money in aussie currency direct to the man....prblem solved....regards, gary
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2007 9:13pm
by gary kauffman
australian money problem
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2007 8:15pm
by gary kauffman
Club Magazine
I just received the latest issue of the Durant Club magazine. Great layout, articles, and stories. I read with interest the formation of various departments to cover technical help, translation, and such. I also noticed my name mentioned as a source of Spanish transl...
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2007 8:02am
by Ken McCormick
Durant's Standard Update
Thanks to Terje Bråtveit for donating yet another copy of the Durant's Standard magazine. The newest addition to the website is the December 1923 issue. You can find it in the Special Interest section. Rick Botti
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 10:08pm
by Rick Botti
Fuel Pump on Ebay
Hi All..... Check out item 220096313437 If memory serves me right this is the same pump as used on the later 22A engines as used in the 614-617 619 etc. Located in Canada, no bids yet, I'm not bidding on this one Good Luck..... Frank ---
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 7:46pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Looking for detailed pics of 1925 Stars and early car/tractor conversions
Hi, I just bought a 1925 star chassis with front disk wheels and a tractor conversion kit on the rear. I suspect the vehicle was a pickup (because of the disk wheels), but don't know because the body is missing. Also, I don't know the make of the tractor conversion,...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 5:40pm
by Brandon Beard
RIP E-7786
If anyone's keeping track, my office mate brought in a tag he pulled off of a decomposing firewall in the woods in Marlboro, New York some years back. Durant E-7786, a Model M4, has been accounted for. Photo of the tag available, if anyone's ever interested.
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2007 4:49am
by David Traver Ado...
Throw -out Bearing
Came across nos bearings today NICE #4958 and I am willing to part with does someone have a need for 1 let me know ?
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Last Post: Mar 31, 2007 5:12pm
by steve mercier
Distributor housings
Almost forgot, I am still waiting on a quote from a local CNC shop for the new billet aluminum housings. The guy promised me on friday to have a definite price. All orders have to be prepaid since we talking about a few hundred dollars per piece. Also I had a few...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2007 7:12pm
by John Sweeney
6" Repro hubcaps
Is anyone out there interested in a set of 6, 6inch repro hubcaps from Argentina? I beleive they fit the 31 Durant 619. Price is $308 for the set of 6. You can contact me at schulte3@mepotelco.net. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2007 9:51pm
by Ken McCormick
Windshield post stanchion
With the best intention to improve the look of my Rugby M2 28 y removed stanchions and windshield posts and sent for re-chroming to a shop. Unfortunately the right stanchion that had several welds exploded when trying to repair it. What appeared then, was that the le...
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2007 6:08am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
Meeting Auburn, Indiana, 26 - 30 September 07
How does the meet tie in with a visit to Hershey and/or Carlisle Swap meets. What dates are these and what accommodation is nearby. At this time my Wife (Maureen) and I are toying with the idea of attending the above and would also like to look at an intinerary that...
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2007 10:14pm
by Graham Mock
Australian and New Zealand Chapter.
Australian and New Zealand Chapter: I think it is time we down-under formed our own local chapter of this great club. I see such as a local resource to enable quality restorations by utilising members contributions, written and practical. Also the flushing out of Dur...
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2007 10:04pm
by Graham Mock
Electrical Question
Hey Everyone, I'm having someone rebuild the motor and gen. for me. He wants to know if its Negative or Positive ground off the battery. I guess it varied back then. (29 Durant M2). Thanks Dave
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2007 4:07pm
by Frank Witkowski
Generator Part
I need a generator drive end head assembly for generator model GAL-4104. It is part number GAL-1068. The part itself likely has GAL-68 stamped on the inside. Thanks for your help. Mac
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2007 10:13am
by Mac Irvine
Parking light lenses
If you are looking for a parking light lense, there are a grouping of five on eBay. One is the Depress beam style as used on 30 - 32 Durant cars. There were however, different sizes used. Item 130092676381 Gord
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Last Post: Mar 26, 2007 12:14pm
by Norm Toone
1925 Locomobile
Hello:)There is a 1925 Locomobile JR-8 Straight 8 Sedan Barn Fresh for sale on ebay. This is the first time I see this model for sale on eBay. Here is the adress: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Other-Makes-Locomobile-JR-8-1925-Locomobile-JR-8-Straight-8-Sedan-Ba...
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Last Post: Mar 24, 2007 11:58am
by Terje Bratveit
Cowl molding question for 1922 Star
A good friend of mine is doing a 100% correct restoration on a 1922 Star. His question is: "Did the '22 Star originally have trim moulding on the cowl to seat the back of the hood? Mine does not, nor is there any visible indication that there ever was one. Only the...
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2007 8:20am
by Bill Hoaglan
Brake pedal return spring
What is the specs for the return spring for the brake pedal in the 30 coupe . How long is it --whats the tension ?? Any one able to answer this ?? Best would be a picture I guess but any info would be a help Thanks Ken
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2007 12:21am
by Ken McCormick
seat springs.
Anyone have any tips on where to find seat springs?? I would sure like to have springs rather than just foam padding .I need both the front and the rumble seat, seats and backs. Looking more and more like I better take a long road trip again .I seem to be fin...
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2007 3:09pm
by Frank Witkowski
Cobra roofing in western Canada?
Do any of you canadian members know of a source for roofing for our cars? I am sure we have a ford dealer in Edmonton but cant find his addy or any info on him in my phone book. Would be nice if there is one in Calgary -Edmonton -or Vancouver. Save a lot of shipping...
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2007 12:51pm
by Norm Toone
Durant 8 cylinder race car?
Back in the 20's there was a race car made from a Durant that was made out of putting two 4 cylinder Continental motors together to make an 8 cylinder. Later I believe Jeff Cromeens or someone reproduced the same car and tried it out on a great race or something. Wha...
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2007 5:00am
by jan arnett
What have I gotten myself into!?
A friend of mine was cleaning out an old barn this week for an elderly gentleman when he discovered what he thought were parts of an old car. He first noticed 4 wooden wheels complete with old Goodyear tires. Next he came across what appeared to be a windshield with...
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2007 4:57am
by jan arnett
Top Iron Sockets
If you are looking for a source for top Bow Sockets for your roadster or touring, I spoke with "Mel's" at the Chickasha swap meet, Mel had a set on display and they looked good...He said he could make the castings from your drawing (or tracing)..The sockets are made...
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Last Post: Mar 19, 2007 9:14pm
by Bill Hoaglan
1931 Devaux 4 Door for sale
Hello members and guests, J&R Vintage Auto Museum is selling a 1931 Devaux. They are asking $18,500. The phone number is: 505-867-2881. They are located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Dennis
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Last Post: Mar 19, 2007 11:35am
by Ron Hast
Where do I start?
Just purchased #C2060 M40 2 door Sedan from craigslist. Seems to run ok. A little surface rust starting on fenders. Upholstery and top needs replaced, paint, etc.. Looking forward to meeting club members for restoration advice Stan & Teresa Morris
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Last Post: Mar 18, 2007 10:27pm
by Rick Botti
I'd like to make an announcement !
In the next issue of the Durant Partner, that which be in the mail soon, Jackie Schroeder will announce that she is stepping down as editor. She and her husband are adopting a child that will demand all of her free time. I hope you all will send her an email thankin...
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Last Post: Mar 18, 2007 7:10pm
by Bob Porter
Which Distributor ??
On my 1923 Durant A-22 4-cylendar I currently have an Auto-Lite distributor. I have assumed that the distributor was missing some internal parts, specifically a movable plate for the points that would allow for spark advance. After attending the local AACA meeting l...
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Last Post: Mar 18, 2007 7:05am
by Jack Malpass
For Sale
1929 Durant M-4 four-door sedan. Project car. Make offer. Pictures available on request. Contact myself or Rick Botti.
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Last Post: Mar 17, 2007 7:00pm
by Anthony Howlett
Brake lining
It seems like this rebuilding is a good learning experience.I just put new linings on my shoes for this 614 coupe . Frank asked if I wanted the 3/32 or 3 /16. I took the 3/16ths because thats what was on the shoes I had here from a coupe parts car .I guess I should...
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Last Post: Mar 16, 2007 10:33pm
by Ken McCormick
New brake material?
Because our 1923 Durant only has rear brakes, I am considering having the brake material that is used on today's Auto's installed in place of the original material. I am looking for better stopping and holding power. There fore a greater Safety factor. I have always...
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Last Post: Mar 16, 2007 11:37am
by Ken Brink
29 Durant 19 Gray Dort
Thought someone might be interested in this. Was asking about 32 D parts and got this back. Unfortunately, what we have here is just the the from the cowl forward of a '29 Durant without any body metal. A scrap dealer found a '29 Durant and a '19 Gray Dort in...
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Last Post: Mar 15, 2007 1:59pm
by Norm Toone
Carburetor resource
What is the resource for a new or rebuilt carburetor for a 26 Star 6 cyl. Continental engine?
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Last Post: Mar 15, 2007 3:32am
by Ron Jaremkow
pictures for the durant star car i.d. guide
hello, if anyone is going to the two durant meets....cleveland and/or auburn....that would be a good time to give gary(me) any pictures you took of the identifying features and parts of your particular car...i will be at both meets, the good Lord willing. regards,...
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Last Post: Mar 12, 2007 7:49pm
by gary kauffman
Measurments Needed for Star Coupe
I need some help from those of you Star "M" closed car owners. In reskinning the doors with new wood, there is one measurement that is critical to proper alignment of the door and body side beads. This measurement is between the centerlines of the dovetail and the...
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Last Post: Mar 12, 2007 4:09pm
by Don Shilling
gas cap 1928 Durant 2dr coupe
Hi everyone. Iam in need of a gas cap.Someone needed mine.And removed it when I was parked in the plaza.So if any one knows of a cap could you email me. Mine was original complete with the D in the center.In side diamater 1 7/8" email address number1wolfman@hotmail....
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Last Post: Mar 12, 2007 3:51pm
by Mike Butters
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