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El President'e
I see Lance has gotten his image printed in the latest Packards International magizine! Way to go lance! How did you do that? By the way The Packard Club is planing a tour in and around the same Hood River area as the Durant club toured in 2004 for June 2005. Any o...
Views: 189   Replies: 1
Last Post: Dec 5, 2004 10:49am
by Lance Haynes
Flint Parts for sale on Ebay
All you Flint owners out there need to check Ebay auction item # l4509873497l, the gentleman is offering Flint parts for sale, especially some sheet metal. I know that there is several members who have been looking for these parts. I've noticed this individual has so...
Views: 235   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 5, 2004 7:08am
by Mike Linthicum
1923 Durant Service Truck
I've posted 3 beautiful pictures on a 1923 Durant Service Truck on the Photographs page, please take a look. Rick
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2004 4:46pm
by Rick Botti
Durant Stock Certificate
There is a Durant Stock Certificate on eBay right now that was one of the ones that Jeff Gillis had copied in 1978 and gave one to every member of the Durant Family Registry. It was a neat idea at the time. Jeff was a real enterprising fellow and really promoted Du...
Views: 608   Replies: 7
Last Post: Nov 30, 2004 12:18pm
by David Allen
Star "C" Model Headlamps
I have a few questions concerning assembly of the "C" model headlights. 1- Are any of the headlight door springs #20426, avaliable? It requires 4 of these springs for each headlamp and they are what allows the rim to twist and lock into position. 2- Is there a...
Views: 284   Replies: 3
Last Post: Nov 29, 2004 6:49pm
by Bob Porter
Durant for sale on Ebay
Up for sale on Ebay is a 1930 model 614 Durant item # 4507607071. Take a look, happy bidding and good luck
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Last Post: Nov 28, 2004 9:55am
by steve large
old Durant license plate
I need an estiment on what somthing like this is worth serial and model number on plate in mint condition
Views: 209   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 27, 2004 6:51am
by Gordon F. Curl
Durant Partner
Good News I just found out yesterday from Haley’s dad Gary that the Durant Partner was mailed last Thursday. So we should all be getting our copy any day now. Sorry for the big delay. New printer and they took a long time getting our job done. Very sorry. I wou...
Views: 646   Replies: 9
Last Post: Nov 26, 2004 6:48pm
by Hazel Reaves
Durant axel!
Update on my axel problem! no problem now, received my axel from Lance today, installed it and Durant is back together!! Hurrah! Thanks again to Lance for all his help. Jim G.
Views: 180   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 26, 2004 3:34pm
by Jim Glover
Drivers locense
I just found out from a club member about this site --apparently you can look up your drivers license -includind your picture on the net its at http://www.license.shorturl.com. just enter your name address etc and check it out --you can remove it by clickng on the...
Views: 345   Replies: 5
Last Post: Nov 26, 2004 7:50am
by Charles A. Spitz
Dad's '30 Durant Roadster
My dad courted mom in a 1930 Durant wire wheel roadster with dual side mounts. They married in 1936 in Portland, OR and are still together today, for better or worse. I was building a '26 Star touring from parts collected all over WA state, but gave up after I had it...
Views: 190   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 25, 2004 9:12pm
by Gary Gilligan
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American cousins. All of your Canadian cousins wish you the very best and hope that your Thanksgiving celebrations are the best ever. We are getting our first snowfall here in Central Ontario. All the very best, From the Ontar...
Views: 230   Replies: 5
Last Post: Nov 25, 2004 6:08pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Oil Leak
I've just rebuilt my 1926 six cyl. It runs beautifully Just one problem.Until the engine warms up,oil literally oozes from the rear oil seal and is flung everywhere by the flywheel.The release valve spring was broken so I'm experimenting with various replacements.I'...
Views: 271   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 24, 2004 12:46am
by Peter Dunne
East Coast Chapter Info Added
I've added a notice written by Yates Milton regarding the formation of the eastern region. Please review by clicking on the Club Chapters Button on the left. Rick
Views: 254   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 22, 2004 3:19pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant axels
I have just got my Durant ready for the road and I broke an axel on the left rear, in my driveway yet! oh well, better here than on the road. So now I am looking for an axel for a 1930 model 614. can anybody help me? thanks. Jim
Views: 357   Replies: 7
Last Post: Nov 20, 2004 6:56pm
by Jim Glover
Metric Conversion Tool
For anyone who would like a simple and easy to use tool that will convert between metric and British/American measurement systems, please visit the Special Interest page. There you can download a simple program called convert. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2004 11:44pm
by Rick Botti
members login
I just joined the Durant club, how do I get a login password to the members login site?
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2004 6:38pm
by Jim Glover
Continental Motor found in Grandpa's shed
i am hoping someone can help me get some idea if this motor is worth anything. I found a plate on the block that reads DURANT W5-540681 Made for Durant Motors by Continental Motors Corp. All I have is the engine and a radiator core I can be...
Views: 337   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 8:47pm
by Mark Lynn
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Marty
durant front axle
no idea what year or model but it is complete with wheels and caps (one dented)50.00/offer. 503-829-2692
Views: 264   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 4:24pm
by francis warwick
Water Pump for the DeVaux
I am in need of a new or better water pump for the 40-A engine in the DeVaux. Now that I am getting close to finishing the car I am running the engine more and see a little water seeping out of the shaft. Would a new pump be the best fix? Thanks for any help. Gary
Views: 278   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 11:33am
by Gary Yelle
Flint parts for sale
I received an email on the 12th from a Joe Simas. He has some Flint parts for sale. Did not mention what they were, but anyone interested needs to email him at fordiron40@earthlink.net.
Views: 304   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 8:59am
by Mike Linthicum
Steering gear
The Tech Page has an excellent article on setting up a Warner steering gear. Unfortunately, this info doesn't help me with my 4-07 which uses (I think), a Saginaw gear box. I've tried setting my box up but even with new bearings, it is still rough and has more pl...
Views: 211   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 6:15pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Durant star four radiator
I have one of these radiators for sale on e bay and I don't know much about it . Can anyone help me pinpoint which year it is? My E Bay name is flapslap check it out!!!
Views: 211   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 9:26am
by Chris Vanderpool
Membership Roster on Website
Rick, Great job on the roster listed under Members Login. This will be most helpful as I will not have to look for my roster. Will you post corrections? My telephone number is wrong and I now have the 30 Durant 6-14 Deluxe Sedan. Again, thanks for a great job....
Views: 410   Replies: 12
Last Post: Nov 12, 2004 8:37am
by Rick Botti
Searching for Richard Remelius
Anybody know how to get ahold of Richard? His listed phone number is not correct on the roster or in his ad in the Durant magazine. Thanks for any help. Don
Views: 229   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 10, 2004 6:02pm
by Don Shilling
Distributor performance figures for 15L motor
I would appreciate any information re performance figures for distributor of 15L motor Does any one have the reverse side to the A.E.A Tune- Up Page for 14L motor in Tech Pages What is the graph for the semi-auto advance system, effects of contact breaker flingin...
Views: 294   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 9, 2004 11:26pm
by Phil Donoghoe
Two New Technical Contributions
I've just finished posting two new technical contributions thanks to Dave Schulte and Phil Peters. Both can be found on the Tech page under Modern Improvements. Dave sent pictures and part numbers showing how he updated the seals on his steering sector, while Phi...
Views: 364   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 9, 2004 7:08am
by Rick Botti
California in 2005
Set this date aside Work has been underway for several months planning the 2005 national meet. Yes, the 8th annual meet and tour is already in the planning stages. This will be the first time in Durant club history that a chapter will host an annual meeting and to...
Views: 221   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 6, 2004 9:09pm
by Lance Haynes
Need some information on the Model 60 touring
I need some expert advise on my restoration project. I'm working on a Model 60 touring. 1. Did this car have a electric or vaccum windsheild wiper? 2. Did this car have a outside drivers mirror? 3. My car has a radio antenna was this added or did they have...
Views: 317   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:33pm
by Lance Haynes
More assembly
What thickness of material is used on a 1923 Rugby running board and is it covered in rubber mat? Are there modern style engine bearings available in the USA or must I find an engineer to remetal the bearings? Thanks Wayne
Views: 213   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:07pm
by Wayne Dekker
Model 60 Radiator problems
I just got a call from the local Radiator shop. They told me my Model 60 Durant radiator should be replaced. The cost they gave me is $2,600. Wow, is that really how expensive they are? What do you other Durant owners do about replacing radiators? I would like t...
Views: 214   Replies: 3
Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:04pm
by Lance Haynes
Durant Roster
Rick , did you get my e mail reply and photos. regards barry
Views: 200   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 3, 2004 2:39pm
by Barry White
EBAY STAR MOTOR
I'M LISTING A STAR MOTOR MOUNTED ON A SHOW CART, IT WILL START ON EBAY TONIGHT AT 6:30 PACIFIC TIME, UNDER THE SELLER: WILDPIGSMC THANKS, DC
Views: 303   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 2, 2004 2:00pm
by DAVE C.
Mifflinburg Body Company
Does anyone have a vehicle with a body made by the Mifflinburg Body Company (aka Mifflinburg Body Works)in Mifflinburg, PA? If so, I would love to hear from you and see a photo of your body. Thanks.
Views: 352   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 29, 2004 8:48am
by Doug McCord
Spare Wheel Mount
I have a 1926 six cyl. Rugby.I would like to mount the spare wheel on the right hand fender instead of on the rear. Is this possible. Regards, Peter Dunne
Views: 351   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 28, 2004 12:44am
by Peter Dunne
31 Durant rear axle
The rear axle for the '31 model 619 seems to be unique, heavier and different than others I have seen. I picked up an axle that has reportedly been gone through - redone, including new brakes, etc. I was told it was put together but not "set up". I'm not an axle kind...
Views: 410   Replies: 4
Last Post: Oct 27, 2004 8:53pm
by cdmn
COuld my car be famous?
Are there movie studios in L.A. that rent old cars?
Views: 390   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 26, 2004 6:22pm
by Ken McCormick
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Brian
1923 Rugby Tourer for sale
100% complete, restoration project
Views: 341   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 1:04pm
by Brian
Selling 1929 Durant coupe
Needs refurbished, but is all there (6 cylinder) Best way to get ahold of me is phone 317 223 9781
Views: 308   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 8:36am
by Kim Phillips
Thanks Gord & Don
Thanks for the info guys,I live in the uk and its a rare car here and hard to find info on so your help was very much appreciated.I have a rugby M4 1929 roadster or de lux roadster, Im not really sure which as it has the fender mounted spare wheels but the wooden art...
Views: 216   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 23, 2004 3:39am
by Barry White
engine swap
Can anyone please tell me can I fit a 1923 continental star engine into my 1929 Rugby and will I need to adapt anything or does it go straight in .I am not sure if it is the same engine used for both cars, it looks the same in the picture I have. thanks Barry
Views: 366   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 20, 2004 8:26pm
by Don Shilling
Hershey
Did anyone make it to Hershey ? Any interesting finds ? Dave
Views: 257   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 19, 2004 12:13pm
by Dave Schulte
1929 durant mo#614
how much would this car be worth in mint cond.
Views: 430   Replies: 5
Last Post: Oct 18, 2004 10:39am
by Bill Hoaglan
Questions about Paint/chrome/nickel
I have seen many pictures of restored units and there is some inconsistency in the finish of several parts. My concern is related a 1928 M2 Rugby, and here are the questions related with black paint or chrome/nickel finish: 1)Windshield brackets fixed to the bo...
Views: 396   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 17, 2004 3:07pm
by Gregg Wellner
IT'S HERE!
My husband just got home with the "new" car. I am amazed, it's so cool. I would like to post a photo so you experts can tell me what you think. How do I do that? This is so neat!
Views: 282   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 16, 2004 7:11pm
by Rick Botti
Hemmings Classic Car Magazine
How many of you subscribe to the new "Hemmings Classic Car" magazine? If you do, you should read an article in the December 2004 issue about Skip Marketti. If you dont, you need to. For those of you that attended the 2003 DMAC Annual meeting you will remember...
Views: 338   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 15, 2004 8:01pm
by Charles A. Spitz
Spring shackles
I am looking for a set of front spring shackles for my Durant 60. Anyone know where I may get a set. Can the pin on the end of the leaf spring be pushed out. This is the pin that fits in the shackle.
Views: 286   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 14, 2004 12:53am
by Peter Dunne
value
Can ANYONE tell me good site to look at to get the value of a Durant? TIA
Views: 280   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 12, 2004 12:14pm
by Charles A. Spitz
AACA Magazine
Did anyone notice the inside back cover of the latest Antique Automobile magazine? Looks like a Star service truck to me. What do you think? Frank
Views: 356   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 9, 2004 2:03pm
by Bob Porter
Durant Partner
Hello everyone. It is now October and I feel you all deserve a update on our club magazine. As you remember Tony did not have the luxury of working hand in hand with someone new to help with our high class first class award wining magazine as his employer UPS started...
Views: 240   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 8, 2004 12:54pm
by Gordon F. Curl
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