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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
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
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
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
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
Photographs of your cars.
It's been awhile since I posted this, so I wanted to bring it back to the top again. Since the last posting several years ago we have had many new members join, many new cars get purchased and many restored. I'd like to see them as would many other in the club. Pleas...
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Last Post: Jan 19, 2010 8:27am
by Mike Linthicum
REAR SEAT ASSEMBLY
I need a picture of the rear seat assembly for a 4 door car I am working on a M4 and I think there are parts missing for the rear seat? If anyone can help I would be greatful. DON
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Last Post: Jan 17, 2010 8:57am
by Don Gaskill
Durant Partner
We got the Partner today. Another great Issue. Thanks Carol & the staff. Sonia & myself would like to wish a HAPPY NEW YEAR to all. WE also would like to welcome our new officers aboard
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Last Post: Jan 2, 2010 7:09pm
by Bert Babick
Durant flathead 4
I recently uncovered a Durant 4 cylinder flathead (or at least what's left of it) while clearing blackberries from my property. Three of the plugs are out and consequently the cylinders are full of rust however there are some detachable parts that may be of value. T...
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Last Post: Dec 31, 2009 11:57am
by Michael Ramos
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HOLIDAY GREETINGS TO ALL
DEAR FEOOLOW DURANTONIANS, MARCIA AND I WANT TO WISH ALL OUR CLUB FRIENDS AND THEIR FAMILIES THE BEST OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON.... ....WE SHOULD ALL BE BLESSED WITH GOOD HEALTH, ADEQUATE WEALTH, AND ALL THE LOVE WE CAN SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. WHETHER IT BE...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2009 8:33pm
by gary k
Ignition Keys
Can any one help me with a key for a D40 1928/1929 rugby. I purchased a barrel and key from frank some time ago.However it will not fit my Clum Switch. Have managed to repair switch and at present use a small screw driver to turn on & off. Would prefer to use a...
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2009 2:48am
by John Sweeney
GM Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction
FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/15/09) -- The Great Lakes Tech Center & Billy Durant office in Flint has been sold at auction. The industrial complex was divided into four sections, and each of those parcels has a new owner. The chant of the auctioneer filled the atrium a...
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Last Post: Dec 16, 2009 9:16am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Motors Flint Car Factory for sale
Here is some very intertesting news on Billy's Durant Motor's Flint car factory. FLINT (WJRT) -- (12/09/09) -- When the Great Lakes Tech Center goes up for auction next week, a historic Flint landmark will be sold at the same time. ABC12's Randy Conat takes a...
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Last Post: Dec 10, 2009 10:38am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Step Plates
Hi Fellows: I had a friend phone me with a lead on a couple of NOS ? Durant Step Plates. Seems as if some chap in Saskatchewan had a couple that he would be willing to trade for Model T Parts. If you are interested call 306-775-0995 He had his ad posted on a Mo...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2009 2:04pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Dort price reduced
I have been able to reduce the price on my late father's 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan. Now asking only $9800 It has a mostly restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. It still needs some work, but i...
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Last Post: Dec 2, 2009 7:35pm
by Bonnie Duncan
Generator end cover on ebay
Check out item #250539213339 this item is listed in the Overland column, there are two end covers being sold and one appears to be for an A-22 (i'm not sure if Star was using this same part) this is the pot metal part that houses the distributor and are hard to come...
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Last Post: Dec 1, 2009 7:49am
by Bill Hoaglan
LOCOMOBILE 8-70 Engine For Sale
All, I have just been contacted by a Mr. Jim Fasnacht of Houston TX (713-256-6511)who picked up a "mostly" complete 1928(?)Loco 8-70 Lycoming, Straight Eight. Loco 8-70 data plate and engine casting date 1927. He got the engine in a group of parts and desperate...
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Last Post: Nov 25, 2009 5:08pm
by Lance Chabot
Turkey Rod Run
Will there be any other Durant owners at the event? I'll be here all weekend driving around. Would be nice to meet some other owners. My cell phone is 386-871-5223. I'm also looking for extra wooden wheels and a straight front axle to build a period trailer to tow be...
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Last Post: Nov 24, 2009 4:34am
by Bruce Butler
r6a carb arms
I have a M4 with the stock r6a carb "BUT" the levers are broke part #01516 and #02253 does anyone have an old carb with the levers still good? OR can someone tell me where i can get them? thanks Don
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2009 9:28pm
by Don Gaskill
Oil Pan
If it aint 1 thing its 6. I am in need of an oil pan . Got the thing all back together yesterday--left it overnight and this afternoon went to find oil all over the floor. Pinhole in the pan. I would rather replace it with a new pan than try repairing this one. I am...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2009 3:23pm
by Ken McCormick
New Flint Pics
I have updated some of the pictures on the Flint page. First you find several pictures of Tom Twomey's beautiful 1926 Flint Junior Z-18. Second the owner of the only Flint in Switzerland found us and sent two more pictures of his 1924 E-55. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 8, 2009 11:23pm
by Rick Botti
1988 car show
Finally, I am able to download and share video. My '30 Durant at a car show in 1988 Enjoy! Kn
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Last Post: Nov 7, 2009 6:21pm
by Keith N
Dort for Sale
I have a 1917 Dort Cloverleaf Roadster made in Flint Michigan for sale. It has a partially restored body, interior and chassis with the original four-cylinder Lycoming engine. We have a spare chassis for some parts and the original wooden braces for the top, that ar...
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2009 2:42pm
by Bonnie Duncan
Autolite MN 4001 starter
Hello I have a Durant B22 from 1922 which I am so happy, but starter has collapsed is an AUTOLITE MN 4001 start at how I can buy a new or maybe just an armature there. Sincerely, Leif Tougaard
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2009 11:48am
by Leif Tougaard
Hershey 2009
For those of us who missed Hershey this year follow the link to a slide show of some of the cars on the judging field on Saturday. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ruthjane/sets/72157622466043701/show/
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2009 3:25pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant D60 1929 Touring
Estimados Amigos: Gracias por comunicarse conmigo por la búsqueda de mis faros,y otros accesorios. De mi auto quería saber si hay información de cuantos se fabricaron,busco su historia y tengo muy poco, quisiera con...
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2009 8:11am
by carlos Carmona
Star, Durant, Flint: Boyce-MotoMeter Rad Ornament/Temp Gauges
All, As mentioned earlier this Hershey seller had original Boyce MotoMeter Rad ornament/Temp gauges for our Star, Durant, and Flint cars (as well as Many other makes!). Priced from $100 to $150 depending on condition and outside surface treatment . Price probably ne...
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2009 7:18pm
by Lance Chabot
seats
Where can I find seat springs for my car. Do I have to have them built and if so where can I get them made? I have thought of using foam but dont know if that would work okay. Any info is appreciated. Thanks Ken
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Last Post: Oct 15, 2009 8:43am
by Ken McCormick
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'29 W-5 engine parts
looking for some W-5 engine parts now,rear seal block disintigrated along with the jb weld that was holding it together, head gasket, ect. Thanks
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Last Post: Oct 14, 2009 11:14am
by brad
1928 Durant outside door handle
My Model 65 uses these door handles on the outside (4dr sedan). I have found a supplier in Australia that makes the matching inside door handles and window cranks etc and is fairly reasonable. He will cast these door handles for me but he needs a minimum order of 12...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2009 6:40am
by Mike Linthicum
Star engine/ Dort Parts
There is a star engine for sale on the AACA forum under for sale. I couldn't get it to copy but you will find it at AACA.org. He also has Dort parts for sale. The engine looks very good but missing carb, water pump and distributor. Good hunting. Jan
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2009 10:21am
by Jan Arnett
Removing Chrome
After reading Shaun Murphy's post on poor chrome quality it got me thinking about my radiator cap. The chrome is pealing off. But underneath the metal is brass and appears to be in good shape. I thought i would just finish pealing off the chrome and buff the the bras...
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Last Post: Oct 10, 2009 6:21am
by Lawrence
1928 Durant Roadster for sale
1928 Durant Roadster, full frame-off restoration comp-leted by Memory Lane Motors one year ago. Car has won ribbons in two car shows. $40,000 Can. 705-887-3313
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2009 5:54am
by Gordon A. White
Continental W5 cylinder heads
I have 2 cylinder heads to fit Star/Durant cars with W5 Continental motor. One is a W5-A, the other a W%-B. Photos available.
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2009 4:19am
by Paul Jacobs
re-arch the old springs or not !!
I was wondering if anyone out there might know the correct (original) ride height of my Star as it relates to the springs. I have no idea how much they may have sagged in 85 years. So, what I'm looking for,is possibly a measurement from the ground to the frame? Sure...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2009 8:33pm
by Rusty Buchanan
Wood wheel varnishing / and steering wheel
The present varnish on the wheels is very presentable, and appears to be a satin finish over oak wood. The wood steering wheel has a soft dull finish surrounding the metal structure. What is the prescribed approach for best maintenance / varnishing, including best p...
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Last Post: Oct 3, 2009 2:51pm
by Ronald Hast
HERSHEY, GET Ready< SET> Let's Go!
Our Durant Base Camp will be on the Red Field, behind the stadium. Look for spaces RSG 31, 32 or 33. We will have shelter and refreshment. Set up will be Tuesday, October 6th, starting around noon. We will have a camper, a trailer with a Mod 70 Deluxe sedan on it...
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2009 3:07am
by Arthur Roberts
Wooden wheels
Hi there all, Does anybody know if Steve at Wooden Wheels is still available to deal through. I have emailed him several times with no reply. I'm very keen to make contact because I'm at the stage where I need to have the spokes to make the wheels. Also, I have...
Views: 272   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 29, 2009 2:08am
by Richard Starick
Any 1929 Locomobile's Out-there? and NEW club member!
Bob Smith, I got your letter yesterday and am writing an answer to Mr. Falek's, Decoral Ia. Question: Are any 1929 Locomobile's Out-there??? Excellent letter and he is quite correct in that 1929 was a short production year starting in Sept 1928 and ending in...
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2009 5:52pm
by Lance Chabot
Texarkana, Tour
All I can say is Thank you to Don and all. It was great to see all of our Friends and as well as to make some new ones. Dorothy and I had a great time. When we were ready to leave on Sunday I had stated that it was like leaving Family.
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2009 4:12pm
by Ken Brink
Advertiser Vintage Reproductions from Australia
Just wanted to let everyone know that I've been searching for interior door handles for my 1928 Model 65. I had some broken ones that came with the car, you know the old pot metal stuff. I looked through their web site and found that the 1930 Chrysler were an exact m...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2009 1:29pm
by Mike Linthicum
HERSHEY, DURANT BASE CAMP
HERSHEY is coming soon. Our Durant Base Camp will be on the Red Field, behind the stadium. Look for spaces RSG 31, 32 or 33. We will have shelter and refreshment. Set up will be Tuesday, October 6th, starting around noon. We will have a camper, a trailer...
Views: 282   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 13, 2009 12:51pm
by Arthur Roberts
How is roof attached to rear of body
Hi All, Just wondering if anyone can tell us how the roof of our 1926 Rugby is supposed to be attached to the rear of the body. Some have suggested press studs. Not too sure about this though. Thanks Josie & Les Young
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Last Post: Sep 13, 2009 4:15am
by Les & Josie Youn...
We've Arrived in Texarkana
We’ve arrived in Texarkana. Ken McCormick and his wife drove for 6 days through 10 US states to get here. The Millers and Babicks left California last Thursday and arrived by train. I took the easy way and took a jet. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 8, 2009 6:27pm
by Rick Botti
614 Bumper
The rear bumper bracket for my Durant 614 is broken in two different areas. I've been told it can't be fixed. Does anyone know where I might locate a replacement, or have any ideas on a potential substitute? Thanks Shaun
Views: 349   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 3, 2009 11:16pm
by Shaun Murphy
Larry Rockey club member has passed away
Long time DMAC member and Durant lover Larry Rockey of Black Diamond Washington State has just passed away from cancer mostly from the agent orange from his years of service in the army in Vietnam. He had been fighting this cancel since 2005. He also belongs to Th...
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2009 11:05pm
by Lance Haynes
PIC'S OF ROOF WOOD
I AM PUTTING ON A NEW ROOF OF MY M4 SOMEONE STARTED IT AND THEY HAVE A LARGE BOW AND I CAN'T FIND OUT WHERE IT GOES DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY PICTURES? I HAVE ALL THE BOOKS LIKE BODY BY FISHER AND CLOSED BODY CARS FROM 25 TO 32
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2009 8:55pm
by DON GASKILL
DMAC election ballots
Hello everyone. Just a friendly reminder that the DMAC election ballots for club officers will be opened and counted next week at the annual meeting being held in Texarkana. I've recieved many ballots as members are showing great interest in their club. BUT... Ju...
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Last Post: Sep 1, 2009 6:03am
by Jim Greenamyer
How to read spark plugs
This is a very interesting article on how to read spark plugs once they have been in an engine. Jan http://www.4secondsflat.com/Spark_plug_reading.html
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2009 7:41am
by Jan Arnett
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