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Posting Pictures is a littler Easier now
Recently I asked the folks at Bravenet the company that hosts our forum to make a change to the way code is entered into a post when you want to display pictures. Today they completed work that will remove some of the effort needed to display pictures in our posts...
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2012 11:08am
by Rick Botti
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considering sale of model 60 1929 wire wheel coupe
please read my item in parts wanted/sale
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Last Post: Aug 27, 2012 5:47pm
by gary k
Dist gear set
"HELP" I need a set of gears for my '29 M4 distbutor and gen it is a W5 4cly. motor would like NOS if i can get them. Come boys dig in the garage and help me out.
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2012 8:09pm
by Don Gaskill
Differential
Has anyone got some info on removing the crown gear from the diff? Would really appreciate seeing a picture with instructions on how to do this. I cant seem to get it apart enough to get it out of the case -And cant get the diff apart far enough to get at it well....
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Last Post: Aug 18, 2012 9:10am
by Ken McCormick
Model 612 Coupe Restoration
Yesterday I took some photographs of a Durant undergoing restoration owned by Frank Lersch of Hayward, California. The car has an interesting story behind it and is currently undergoing restoration. The car is and will continue to be a driver, not trailer queen. It h...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2012 4:21pm
by Rick Botti
wheel
Does anyone know of a Durant car that had a 20" Hayes split demountable rim, with four attached lug ears? 21" outside to outside. 20" bead seat to bead seat. Thanks Curt
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Last Post: Jul 31, 2012 8:58am
by Curtis Bartell
Velocity channel Carfellos
Came across an amusing television show on the Velocity channel on Direct TV. It was called Carfello's about three guys that own a New York used car lot. Seems the owner went to jail for racketeering and is now out and his friends own this car lot. Anyway was watching...
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Last Post: Jul 20, 2012 6:28am
by mike Linthicum
Photographs of your cars.
It's time all you new members to send in photographs of your cars for us to see. Doesn't matter if they are a project car, on the trailer, behind the house, next to the tree or wherever and in whatever state of restoration. Take a good picture and send it to Rick so...
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Last Post: Jul 13, 2012 2:22pm
by mike Linthicum
putting it back together again
Got it all checked out. seems okay-- Now putting it back together AGAIN. Got the motor back in and some of the parts attached . Had to quit for a while-- Drink time lol. Should have it done in a day or two--Other than going away for the weekend . These trips kee...
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2012 5:05pm
by Ken McCormick
Stars At Norm Miller Auction July 22
Hi All..... Here is a link to the listing for the estate auction. Lots of interesting items! Some one need a "road trip"? Frank --- http://www.stenzelauction.com/7-22-12.html
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Last Post: Jun 28, 2012 10:55am
by Frank Witkowski
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TIRES
Re: Tires AHHHH, THE WOUNDED BRAIN RECOVERS.... LUCAS TIRE CO. 2850 TEMPLE AVE...LONG BEACH CALIF.90806 1-800-952 4333 OR 2141 WEST MAIN STREET, SPRINGFIELD OHIO 45504..1-800-735-0166 OR WWW.LUCASCLASSICTIRES.COM 4.75-500 X 19..LUCAS BRAND....OLYMPIC TR...
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2012 8:34pm
by gary k
Ebay Star Horn
Heads up, a Star horn is listed on Ebay # 251080370085 May be worth looking into.
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2012 4:20pm
by Don Shilling
Prop shaft universal joint covers
Hi all. Both of the grease/oil covers at each end of the Spicer prop shaft are damaged. Does anyone know where I can purchase a new set? Preferably in the UK but anywhere will do!!!
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Last Post: May 17, 2012 8:12am
by Graham Batty
need parts
I have a 1926 Star Coupster that I am restoring. I need the interior door handle escutcheons for it. Does anyone know of where I might get a pair? Thanks, Don
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Last Post: May 15, 2012 3:22pm
by don cantrell
Autopar Tires
I realize this isnt Durant related.......A friend of mine is a Mopar collector and is looking for some Autopar Mopar tires. Do any of you Canadian members have any in you stash? Any size, white letters a plus, for display only. Thanks, Dave
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Last Post: May 12, 2012 9:38am
by Dave Schulte
Parts
I have a Star grease cap/hub cap in good condition - the one with a Star, anyone need one?
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Last Post: May 5, 2012 6:28am
by Dan Cotney
How did tire discussion get to Tim Hortons donuts.
Please be assured that I would never drop a Tim Bit let alone a real Timmies donut. THUS !!! The Tim Hortons that do live in the US are not my fault but are my pleasure to attend.
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Last Post: May 3, 2012 12:22pm
by Jack Connor
Traverse City Annual meet.
Reservations confirmed. Have intentions to bring our car. See U all there. Ken and Dorothy Brink
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Last Post: Apr 29, 2012 3:33pm
by Ken Brink
Proper Horn for '29 D60 ?
Could someone send me a pic of the proper horn and proper location for my '29 D60? I would appreciate it.
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2012 5:00pm
by Don Shilling
25 Locomobile Model 48 eng Got away, good price!
Last night on E-bay a big 1925 Loco Model 48 6 Cyl T-head 524.8 cubic inch engine [Non removable head; 3 sets of 2 cylinders bolted to crankcase] sold for $3350 after 18 bids by about 6 people. The engine shown was a "very nice" old engine. This was the huge 103...
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Last Post: Apr 3, 2012 9:27pm
by Lance Chabot
Took a drive today
to look at a parts car. The picture the fellow sent me in the mail, yes actual photo on paper, was probably taken quite a few years ago. The condition of the car today is not good. I offered him $200.00 for what was left and he refused and held fast at $800.00. N...
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Last Post: Apr 3, 2012 2:29pm
by Brian D.
Rugby info from down under.
Been emailing Tubby (Pat Davis) in Australia. He's in the Links part of DMAC for want ads Australia. He just sent me this link which is not shown. Interesting about Utility vans plus other info we might not know of. Few pages on Billy as well. http://www.r...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2012 1:43pm
by Norm Toone
New Argentina Update
I have added three links to the Previous Events page of last weeks Argentina Meet. Use the Previous Events button to your left. Rick
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Last Post: Mar 31, 2012 12:14am
by Rick Botti
Sedan for sale
Sedan for sale in NY. 1931 4dr Durant. Basket case needing restoration. In Rochester NY. The fellow's name is Parnell Hauser, phone number is 585-216-5656. He did not give a price.He has some pictures. Ross
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Last Post: Mar 28, 2012 9:12am
by Ross Hoevet
Using different wheels
I am having trouble finding good usable wheels for my '26 coupe and got to wondering if wheels from different manufacturers that would fit? Any thoughts or has anyone tried?
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2012 1:32pm
by Brian D.
Durant musuem in Detroit
In this week's Autoweek magazine(3/19), on page 20 there is an article about Ted Stahl's garage/museum in Detroit Michigan. One of the paragraph's states how Ted is a big fan of Billy Durant and how important Durant was to the Detroit area. Someone from the area shou...
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Last Post: Mar 16, 2012 11:55am
by Ross Hoevet
1926 Flint B-40 For Sale
Hi All...... Here is a link to a Flint for sale in Utah. Looks like a lot of good parts for $2,000 Enjoy......Frank http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=0&nid=443&tab=list%2Fview&ad=6881429
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Last Post: Mar 14, 2012 11:23am
by Frank Witkowski
The Split Diff
Stop worrying Durant enthusiasts.The diecast insert came out intact, although the metal looks like chip board. My plan is to remove the rest of the spigot so no more metal can cycle through the gears. Then bush the bolt holes so the bolts are a neat fit, all the load...
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Last Post: Mar 10, 2012 1:25am
by Russell
SPLIT DIFF
SHOULD I TRY TO GET IT OUT. THE PINION HOUSING HAS A DIECAST INSERT. MOST OF THE SPIGOT HAS BROKEN AWAY AND THE METAL LOOKS CRUMBLY. WHAT DOES EVERONE ELSE DO?THE BEARING IS WORN BUT OK BUT I'D PREFER TO REPLACE IT.
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2012 10:26pm
by RUSSELL
1931 durant 6-14 for sale
i see my 1931 model 6-14 4 door coach sedan, 6 wooden wheels twin fender mounts, complete and almost rust free is for sale for $7200 in Auto Roundup magazine...
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2012 8:43pm
by gary kauffman
Engine Paint Color
Shermwin Williams Automotive in Calgary gave me another code for JX-6386 Gray/Green Color it is Federal Standard Colors 16165.
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2012 8:20am
by Arthur Thomas
'26-'27 Star R coupe parts
Just posted a want add in the classifieds, looking for some parts. Brian.
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2012 11:14am
by Brian D.
1928 Durnat Coupe
There will be a 1928 Durant Coupe coming up for sale in the near future. It is located in Nevada. I have driven it so I know it runs and drives, but it will need work. I will post details in the For Sale froum after I learn more, hopefully by Monday. Rick
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2012 6:27pm
by Rick Botti
star parts assistance for members
I am trying to recall what i read about TIMING CHAIN SETS AND REAR MAIN SEAL "BLOCKS"....didn't someone locate some chains for 14L continentals and a source for the blocks that always breakup???? what about our latest sources for continental gasket sets??.....please...
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Last Post: Jan 14, 2012 8:14am
by gary kauffman
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millatery wheel and radiator
looking for 1 millitary wheel for 1929 Durant M4 coupe .One H/l lenze 7 inch,
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Last Post: Jan 12, 2012 9:31pm
by GENE
Need some information on Trico Windshield Wiper motor for my Model 65
Seem to remember in an old Durant Club magazine a list of model numbers for Trico windshield wipers for our cars. Anybody have a copy of it? Need to know the Model number for the Trico that would fit my 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door.
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Last Post: Jan 6, 2012 9:14am
by Mike Linthicum
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to all Durant members worldwide from The Sunburnt Country! We have had a very mild summer so far instead of sweltering in high humidity it is a pleasant 28C.
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Last Post: Jan 1, 2012 4:21pm
by John Sweeney
Merry Christmas!
Greetings Durantonians! Hope you have a great Christmas Season and a Happy new Year! Jeanne and I just chuggin' along and took the Durant out for a quick Santa delivery jaunt this eve., since the weather is so mild around here,,,at least so far So sorry to h...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2011 11:49pm
by Keith
Barney Roos and Locomobile Junior 8 Engine Article
All, In the Feb. 2012 Hemmings Classic Car magazine on page 70 in the "Automotive Pioneers" section by Jim Donnelly is a short Biography on Barney Roos the brilliant engineer who at Locomobile in circa 1922 to 1924 "supervised the development of the modern straight-...
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Last Post: Dec 23, 2011 8:45pm
by Lance Chabot
Snow attach. for Durant,Star & Whippets
Hi to all I have Ford T's and for the past 30 years have been gathering information on the snow attachments for them. These were Snowmobile Co,Snow Flyer Co.and Snow Bird ( the Arps Corp.) mainly for Fords but they advertised that thay were available for Durant,S...
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Last Post: Dec 20, 2011 12:46pm
by Bob McDonald
Remember you can donate to the DMAC this U.S. Tax season!
Hello my fellow Durantonians! Just wanted to remind all of the Durantonians living in the United States that you can now make a currency donation to the DMAC by December 31st and receive a tax deduction on your Federal Income Tax if your personal tax situation allows...
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Last Post: Dec 14, 2011 6:11pm
by Mike Linthicum
Five New items for Sale
5 new items that are for sale added to the Wanted and For Sale forum over the past few days.
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Last Post: Dec 12, 2011 10:03am
by Rick Botti
Happy 150th Birthday, Billy Durant!
Hemmings Daily has featured our Billy Durant today. See link. Rick http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2011/12/08/happy-150th-birthday-billy-durant/?refer=news
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Last Post: Dec 8, 2011 7:18am
by Rick Botti
Complete Star Motor Riverside California
Hi.... A complete Star 4 cylinder motor is available in Riverside California. If interested contact me for owners contact info.... Frank ---
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Last Post: Dec 6, 2011 6:52am
by Frank Witkowski
Torrid heat
I have most of the parts I need for this heater. Missing is both ends of the smaller ducts--the end that collects the air from the fan-(a funnel type thing) --and the other end that fits in the floor of the cab--( sort of like a floor register with a vent closer )...
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Last Post: Dec 3, 2011 10:40am
by Ken McCormick
sending unit for model 60
hey uncle normie, do you remember where to get those sending units you pictured on the discussion back in may 31, 2010..i need one now that i have a 1929 60 sedan.... i took mine out and it is a 4 bolt in unit..screws actually...doesnot look all that bad but new...
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Last Post: Nov 18, 2011 9:49pm
by gary kauffman
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Locomobile 48
The Dec Collectible Automobile magazine has a photo spread of a Locomobile 48. It mentions Durant. I suspect the colors are non-authentic for 1923, but it looks flashy. Engine looks archaic. Like a 1918 Waukesha truck or tractor engine.
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Last Post: Nov 6, 2011 11:51am
by cdmn
throwout bearing
does anyone know if the dentations on the end of the throwout bearing for the three fingers are normal or are they wear marks.should they be filled up when restoring or does it matter.i would appreciate any help i can get. thanks bob obrien
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Last Post: Oct 31, 2011 5:56pm
by bob obrien
ebay headlights
Did someone get the pair of headlights on eBay?
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2011 8:15pm
by wayne farrand
BIG Auction trip results Not a Locomobile!!
Hi All, Well back from the "big car Estate Auction" over the weekend in eastern Okla. Over 400 vehicles including 300+ antique cars there in 5 rows of a BIG field all for highest bid over $100-$200 to start! Many cars were Condition #5 (project) or better, complete...
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Last Post: Oct 26, 2011 5:21am
by Lance Chabot
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