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DeJon Electrical in Flint Cars
I have a reference that lists DeJon electrical in Flint cars from '23-27. How prominent was this electrical system for those years? I have only seen Autolite used. Thanks Dan
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Last Post: Mar 7, 2005 10:31am
by Terje Bratveit
ignition parts for sale
We have just purchased a large inventory of early ignition parts and can fit most of the Durant family of cars. I formerly wrote the "Repair Shop" column for Jeff Gillis.
Views: 498   Replies: 6
Last Post: Mar 7, 2005 8:19am
by edward vomero
Chassis Design.
Did chassis design change with manufacture year? I resenty went to see a finished 1924 "f" model Tourer hoping for dementions of the sill timbers, this car had a flat chassis rail from front to rear, as did a spare chassis hanging on the roof. My chassis raises in...
Views: 391   Replies: 8
Last Post: Mar 6, 2005 2:30am
by Sid Semple
1930 durant standard coupe
I have a lead on a standard coupe here --Am Going to check it out tomorrow . Hopefully it will have a lot of the parts I need for my deluxe coupe --body parts should be the same and maybe some trim will be there for me .At least I think the wood work will be in it --...
Views: 334   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 4, 2005 10:38pm
by ken mccormick
1928 durant chassi
Am interested in a 1928 durant chassi that a family found in their possession. It has all original wheels, engine, fenders, seats, but has been exposed to weather and outside elements. Am a novice at restoring and considering purchasing this item, but not sure if p...
Views: 641   Replies: 3
Last Post: Mar 4, 2005 5:53am
by Leonard Burkhold...
1922-1923 Star C or CC closed delivery photographs of drawings
Anybody out there have any good photographs, sales brochures or detailed drawings that I can obtain a copy of of the 22 or 23 Star C or CC closed delivery truck?
Views: 281   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 3, 2005 8:07am
by Mike Linthicum
Spring Pads
I hope to produce NOS rear spring pads, as well as the front pads now available. Rear pads will cost $12.00 per pair. The front pads are $11.00 per pair. Please let me know your needs ASAP. Thanks Mac
Views: 421   Replies: 11
Last Post: Mar 1, 2005 4:28pm
by Lou Gerard
Where Is It Now?
Going through some of my papers from the Oakland California DeVaux-Hall Motors Corporation, I found the following "Stolen Car Bulletin No. 2" issued on October 2, 1931 Durant Coupe Cabriolet, 1929 Model 60, six cylinder motor number 106145, serial number 4704 Cali...
Views: 256   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 5:45pm
by Frank Witkowski
Star Engine
FOR SALE - Durant 1925 Star Engine. Overhauled a number of years ago and stored. Engine turns over. Make offer.
Views: 243   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 3:21pm
by Burton Young
26 Durant Roadster - Body rear section needed
Trying to locate the rear section of the body or what I call a turtle deck. Someone has removed the rear section of the body for conversion to a wood saw. Would greatly appreciate any help. Yates
Views: 248   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 2:08am
by Yates Milton
1924 Star For Sale
This ad appeared today in the Des Moines Iowa Register. 1924 Star 4 dr. w/suicide doors,tan mohair interior in good condition,body is totally enclosed and in good condition.Odo says 2,899 miles, recent work on the brakes,exhaust, carb, distributor and realigned front...
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Last Post: Feb 27, 2005 12:49pm
by Dave Schulte
model 60 interior kit
Awhile back someone posted an interior kit that they had purchased from a supplier I would like some info on the kit what it includes, and cost any help would be greatly appreciated
Views: 243   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 26, 2005 11:33am
by steve mercier
Restoration
I would like to find out if there is information availible for people like me who would like to restore an old Durant. My question is, is there information on wireing and the proper type to use. In the area I live in there is only a Model T restoration company. It s...
Views: 296   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 26, 2005 6:41am
by Ricardo Colombo
Replacment Wire for engine Compartment
I would like to repair or replace the wiring in the engine compartment of my 1928 D65. Where would I get this fabric covered wire? Or would any antique wire of this vintage be aceptable. Also where can I find information on working with this wire.Ie. intalling fasten...
Views: 229   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 25, 2005 6:18pm
by Jan Arnett
Star headlight lens
The Durant hub cap has been sold, thank you! Now, would anyone be needing a headlamp lens for a Star?
Views: 389   Replies: 6
Last Post: Feb 25, 2005 4:52pm
by Gregg Wellner
Back Issues of The Durant Partner For Sale !!!
Back Issues of The Durant Partner are available for only $5 each, this includes all shipping charges. Issues Available Volume 4 Nov 2002 Issue 4 Volume 5 Mar 2003 Issue 1 Volume 5 Dec 2003 Issue 4 Volume 6 Mar 2004 Issue 1 Volume 6 Jun 2004 Issue 2 Vo...
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Last Post: Feb 24, 2005 9:06am
by Rick Botti
Parts Needed for 28' Durant M2
The original head light lens and inter workings, Ignition switch, air cleaner, alternator mount with alternator, drivers side door, and engine crank. Any manuals that are out there for my car would be helpful. I have just gotten into Durants so if there is any in...
Views: 382   Replies: 10
Last Post: Feb 21, 2005 5:37pm
by Adam Monahan
Durant Hub Cap
I have a solid brass hub cap for a 1929(?) Durant, it has been hanging on the wall 40 years, can someone use it for $10.? Can email picture.
Views: 296   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 21, 2005 4:03pm
by Lawrence
Star 1923 repair manuals
Went to an Antique Car swap meet today in St Charles Illinois. Found an NOS tail lamp lense for my 1928 Durant M2, an aftermarket radiator cap NOS,and 2 Star 1923 repair manuals. Anyone interested in the Star repair manuals let me know. They list repairs and pictures...
Views: 274   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 20, 2005 3:00pm
by Gregg Wellner
Engine mounts ?
Has any body designed a rubber engine mount system for the 4 cylinder Star/ Rugby engine? Does the gear box produce vibration and require mounts as well? Would the gearbox require height adjustment or will the universal compensate for the change in centre lines bet...
Views: 250   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 19, 2005 7:35pm
by Mac Irvine
Fog/Driving lights
I would like to add new fog or driving lights to my 30 Durant 614 and want to find the correct style. Does anyone have info on what I should be looking for and possibly any sources? Jim
Views: 234   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 7:38pm
by Jim Glover
Brake lining replacement for model 60
I have a 1929 Model 60 Touring. I'm completely restoring this car. The brake lining is getting thin. Where do you get brake lining for a 1929 Durant?
Views: 302   Replies: 4
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 6:38pm
by Rick Botti
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1928 M2 for sale on ebay
1928 M2 , 4 DR sedan on ebay. Finally got my little M2 up for sale!! Charlie made me dig it out of its resting place, and never came to get her... so her she goes..... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=4520594212&category=6472 I...
Views: 301   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 11:26am
by Adam Monahan
Electrical system polarity
Does anyone know if the 1928 Durant M2 has reverse polarity on the electrical system? I would like to make sure before hooking up the battery. Thx, Adam
Views: 259   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 16, 2005 5:07pm
by Bruce Hargin
Durant Rugby
Inside section " Photographs" of this web site, under Rugby there is a 1928 Durant Rugby Owned by Jaime Martinez that says textualy "Only sixteen models of this vehicle were ever produced. They were exported out of the country in 1927 under the model name Rugby,...
Views: 215   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 16, 2005 12:39pm
by Ricardo H.Colomb...
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Star Four radiator and shell with emblem
Hi all-- I am posting this for my friend-- He has a radiator with shell and emblem in very nice restoreable condition-- Have pics that I can send if interested-- emblem is very nice-- says star four-- let me know and thanks-- Jeff clunkertruck@...
Views: 258   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 14, 2005 6:07pm
by Jeff
Welcome Our New Editor
Please welcome our new Durant Partner editor, Jacki Schroeder. Her first edition will start with the up coming March issue. Send yor article, tips, and pictures to her at: 1598 Inverness Circle San Jose, CA 95124-4809 or by email to: editor@durantmotors.com...
Views: 283   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 14, 2005 2:37pm
by Lance Haynes
1927 Star picture
The January/February issue of Antique Automobile (page 44) has a great picture of a 1927 Star owned by William Harm of Santa Rosa, Ca. I hope we can see the car in May. Gary
Views: 235   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 13, 2005 12:43pm
by Gary Yelle
1928 Durant Rugby M2 Restoration Project
I´m working on a 1928 Durant Rugby M2 Touring and needs information about originals colours of engine, gearbox and firewall, side engine The original colors of body car is dark green, with black fenders Any info would be appreciated Thank all
Views: 281   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 11, 2005 8:36am
by Walter Pré
Embossed Brass Fedders Radiator Tags For Sale
Brand new embossed brass tag used on Fedders Radiators and installed on cars such as Durant, Jordan, Duesenberg, Pontiac and others. Measures 3 7/16 x 1. Price is $60.00 plus $2.00 S/H anywhere in the US. Call Classic & Exotic Service at 248-269-9414 Monday thru Frid...
Views: 281   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 9, 2005 8:03am
by Classic & Exotic...
Removing Fenders
I recently posted an add to sell my 1928 Durant. However I have decided to keep it and would like to repaint it and clean up some areas. Engine bay and fenders. My question is can I remove the fenders without damage to other parts such as the interior? My car is roya...
Views: 262   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 7, 2005 7:37pm
by Lawrence
Durant Partner
Just received my first copy of the Durant Partner Mag. Great magazine! Read from cover to cover. Very nicely done, keep up the good work! Jim
Views: 239   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 1, 2005 7:03am
by Jim Glover
Spring shackles
I would like to redo my front spring shackles on my Durant 60. Is the tapered pin on the leaf spring and on the frame bracket replaceable? Is this a pin that can be pressed out? Thanks Al Farnum
Views: 273   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 31, 2005 10:22am
by Bill Hoaglan
windshield riser mechanism
I bought the windshield riser mechanism from e bay It is okay but needs one gear . Does anyone know where I can find one ? Maybe I will have to have one made for me but would rather find one to use. Any info would be appreciated Thank all...
Views: 260   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 28, 2005 8:50am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Partner Magazine
Hello members. Haley Has been put behind by a lot of members being late submitting there items and photos and this is a special dedicated and extended color photo edition of our annual club meeting in New Jersey. Now the real killer is our faithful contact man (Tim)...
Views: 623   Replies: 8
Last Post: Jan 26, 2005 8:56pm
by Ken McCormick
Chrysler/Durant Rear Spring Shackles
While surching ebay for Chrysler items I found a set of NOS Tryon replacement rear spring shackles (item 7949311665)the seller has listed application for the shackles and included is "1927-1932 Durant all models, rear" ...Seller doesn't have the immage up but said th...
Views: 340   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 26, 2005 10:42am
by Bill Hoaglan
East Coast Chapter
I have mailed out half of the information and questionaires to prospective members. Mike is sending out the other half. These are being sent to everyone on the roster located East of the Mississippi river. We need to get rolling on this Chapter. Please respo...
Views: 491   Replies: 12
Last Post: Jan 25, 2005 12:33pm
by Mike Linthicum
1921 Dort For Sale
I found this ad in the current issue of Old Cars Weekly and thought I'd pass it along. ======================================== 1921 Dort Touring, NOS RF fender, apart, should run, kept in barn, mostly complete, have title. Needs total Restoration, $1950 812...
Views: 372   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 25, 2005 8:52am
by John W. Cina
Membership
Good news for all DMAC members. We have broken the 400 mark of total members at 407 members now. Wow. That is so great. Keep inviting people to join. Our goal is 500 members. They don’t need to own a Durant made car to join and belong. Lots of benefits for belo...
Views: 321   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 24, 2005 10:17pm
by Lance Haynes
1923 Dort
guys, was wondering if anyone at all has any pictures of a 1923 dort sports roadster. or maybe knows were i can find some pictures of one. i have tore the internet apart looking for some. any help would be great. andy
Views: 223   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 18, 2005 5:56pm
by Andy Johnson
1929 Durant and Star Four Cylinder Repair Manual on Ebay #7947193469
This is the second of two manuals I have listed just today on Ebay - Thanks for this forum to share my information with so many collectors and restorers. Jay Self
Views: 290   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 16, 2005 1:15pm
by Gregg Wellner
Regarding Cooling Systems
My 1928 Durant 60 Has no water pump Right? Does anybody out there use any cooling system additive.And what maint. do you do to this system if any. Great site! Thx
Views: 231   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 16, 2005 9:42am
by Rick Botti
1925 Star Truck on the Cover of Vintage Truck Magazine
While paying a visit to the Vintage Truck Magazine website I came across a 1925 Star Service Truck owned by our own Bob Krause on the front cover. See link: http://www.antiquepower.com/vt_home.html and http://www.antiquepower.com/vtissuehighlights.html...
Views: 359   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jan 14, 2005 2:23pm
by Yates Milton
1925 Star for sale in "Old Cars"
I received my Jan. 13th copy of Old Cars today and see a 1925 4 Dr Star for sale. The price is $7500.00. It is being sold by brandonclassics.com. Their phone number is 866-297-2331. Gary
Views: 225   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 13, 2005 11:56pm
by Gary Yelle
stromberg u2 carburetor
Anyone know where I can get parts for a stromberg u2 carb? specificaly I need the cover plate for the float assy. this casting also has the fuel inlet fitting cast in it. I tried thecarburetorshop.com, they replied they dont have any casting for this carb. any help i...
Views: 1539   Replies: 9
Last Post: Jan 12, 2005 1:25pm
by jim glover
Star repair manual 1923 for sale on Ebay #7947197429
I have listed two more Durant and Star manuals on Ebay, this is one of them and I will put the other in another post. Thanks for looking and if you have any suggestions about how to market them better let me know. Thanks for this opportunity! Jay Self
Views: 211   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 11, 2005 9:43am
by Jay F. Self
1924 Durant Star F-Coupe, Extra Parts & Manuals for Sale
The owner passed away 15 years ago and the wife now needs to sell. It was purchased in 1954 from William T. Cullen of Cleveland, Ohio in need of restoration. The owner did restore with original parts and it was then shown in parades until 1989. Serial Number:...
Views: 246   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 10, 2005 8:47am
by Craft & Antique ...
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Designers, Engineers I need to know
Legend has it that my grandfather worked for Mr Durant and Helped Design, Engineer, Model or whatever it is that people do to make a car bring it to market. I do know that He was a tool and die maker. How is it possible to find out if this verbal family history is c...
Views: 359   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 9, 2005 9:08pm
by cdmn
Selling my 1928 Durant
I regret that I now longer have room for my 1928 Durant. This car is now for sale. If interested please E Mail me. This car runs and was driven very frequently last year. Could use some paint as it has been trailered around the country to auto show and pioneer events...
Views: 290   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 9, 2005 1:50pm
by Lawrence
value of a 1923 Dort
Sorry i don't have a model number. My brother had an accident with a 1923 Dort and trying to find information on the car but having hard time finding anything out. I just happened across this website and i found out more in five minutes than the last three months. Th...
Views: 199   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 9, 2005 10:26am
by Tracey Conway
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