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DMAC 2012 Elections
The DMAC was founded by enthusiasts of Billy Durant and his Durant Motor Company. Following the lead of Yates Milton, created this organization from just a dozen or so people at its organizational meeting in 1998. Now in 2011 the DMAC now has members in fifteen coun...
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Last Post: Oct 23, 2011 12:22pm
by Rick Botti
21" Hayes Wire wheels - FORD
Does anyone out there have a pair of 21" Hayes wire wheels for a Model T. We have a pair of fronts and need a pair of rear wheels. Gord
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Last Post: Oct 16, 2011 1:25pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Manuals
Any A-22ers needing an Illistrated parts book or operators manual their is a pair on ebay...buy it now at 24.99 for both...Item #130586048612
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2011 8:11am
by Bill Hoaglan
Harry C. Breckbill Durant Dealer Strasburg Pennsylvania
Hi All.... The picture of these ink blotters was posted in our guest book by John Lloyd. Anyone know any history of this dealer?? Frank --- http://www.flickr.com/photos/hugo90/6193068827/
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Last Post: Oct 2, 2011 4:55pm
by Frank Witkowski
Durant engine and transmission for sale.
I have a Durant engine and transmission that my father believed was out of a Star. It is a 4 cylinder Continental with carb and distributor. The engine and transmission both turn over freely. It is mounted on the original frame and also has the bulkhead. I would like...
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Last Post: Sep 28, 2011 9:10pm
by Dave McVeda
27 Star Landau for sale
Hi all: Every so often I look at a web site www.prewarcar.com and they just posted a real nice 27 Star Landau. Good pictures and interesting history. It is from the Colman Young Estate. Phone number is 734-730-4274. Price is listed at $9,400. This is a great...
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Last Post: Sep 26, 2011 10:38pm
by Gary Yelle
Possible hauling from PA to Wyoming
Hi Fellow Durantians, I just bought a 1919 Model T Ford in Wyoming. I'm planning to go pick up the car in October. We'll be leaving eastern PA on October 5th. Going out I will be traveling with an empty, open trailer from PA, to Wisconsin, To Western Onterio (Inte...
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Last Post: Sep 25, 2011 4:15pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Updates
I am happy to announce that Mac Irvine has completed the restoration of his 1929 Model 40 Sedan. Current pictures have been added to the Durant page of the Photographs section. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 24, 2011 8:12pm
by Rick Botti
New Board of Directors Members
Hi All..... Had a great time in Vancouver!! Got a chance to meet some old friends and make new ones. I have added these members to the BOD: Don Shilling, Central region Gary Yelle, Western region With these two additions the Board is com...
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2011 10:29am
by Frank Witkowski
Looking for parts
Starting my search for some parts that will be needed in my restoration. Not at the point of needing them just yet, but want to put it out there. 1. Robe Rail for back of seat 2. Foot Rest for Floor 3. Coincidental ignition switch & Locking device. Doesn't need...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2011 7:34am
by Mike Linthicum
car for sale
Hello all. We are offering for sale a beautiful 1931 Durant 6-14 Sedan for sale. Its a perfect runner and ready to go, asking price is $21,000.00 or best offer. The car is located in Edmonton. If your interested write me at canadiansteamengines@gmail.com
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Last Post: Sep 10, 2011 2:55pm
by Dave Hoover
Car for sale
If you want a Durant car that is ready to drive and enjoy, not just to work on all the time, mine is for sale. Pictures can be seen in the photograph section of this website. Asking 16,000. email jgrg101@yahoo.com or phone 740.282.6667
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Last Post: Sep 6, 2011 7:29am
by Jim Glover
Pool Noodles
Labor Day brings about a lot of end-of-season sales on toys and other goodies meant for summer. Each year I buy a few foam pool noodles to protect me and the cars in the garage. They are usually under a dollar, often way under a dollar. Run a string through on...
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2011 2:31pm
by Justin Schiess
Snap Ring Tool for Durant Tires
Hello everyone... Does anyone have a photo of the tool that is used to take off the snap ring around the tire of the Durant. My Dad said he had one but we could not find it in the garage. I need a photo for my sister to do a search for it in the garage. We have mo...
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Last Post: Sep 2, 2011 8:12pm
by Wendy Alvarez
1931 DURANT 6-14
IT LOOKS LIKE THE DURANT HAS BEEN SOLD....JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2011 8:27pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
Tie Rod Ball
What do others do with worn tie rod balls? Does anyone make replicas, or do you just repair them and try to make them as round as possible? A local engineering shop said they can set up to make me a couple new ones, but it was far from a cheap price. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2011 4:18am
by Shane Hoffmann
1930 Durant Coupe Parts
Hello Everyone I have a number of 1930 Durant Coupe parts for sale, including... 6 Cylinder Engine Transmission Starter Exhaust Manifold Fan and Pulley Fuel Pump Water Pump Distributer - Bottom Only Fenders - Front and Rear Rear Fender Fairings Hood -...
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Last Post: Aug 27, 2011 3:15pm
by Ken Thompson
Generator End Plate
Has anyone a spare drive end plate (Part GAL-1065) for a GAL-4105 or GAL-4107 generator? This plate is about 6 3/4" across at the widest and is stamped inside with GAL-65. I'm also looking for good armatures - GAL-2066 and GT-2006. Thanks
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Last Post: Aug 26, 2011 5:27am
by Mac Irvine
1926 Star M hood
I need a hood for 1926 Star "M" . Anyone know of any available?
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:57pm
by Dennis Olson
1931 durant 6-14 coach...what are you willing to pay???
Durant friends, As you know, I am offering my Durant for sale....an unrestored, original vehicle with only a few negatives. Rather than see it lost to the world....or to see it stay with me and maybe never get restored or used ....I am asking all of you out there in...
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 1:45pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
key switch
Looking for key switch for 1929 model 60 Durant. MARK
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 8:37am
by Mark Johnson
NOS Distributor Housing
I have just located some NOS distributor housings (p/n GT-121 Generator Ignitor Housing Extensions) for the 1928-1929 Durants with Continental 14L & 15L engines. These are the right angle drive housings that adapt the distributor to the end of the generator. It turns...
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2011 5:40pm
by Phil Peters
hood (research)
OK - just answered my own question with a little more research. It appears I own the "standard 617," and according to a corrected replacement brochure A-30-617, the car did, indeed, come with vertical hood louvers.. Thanks - looking foward to joining the organization...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 7:19am
by Gary Thompson
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Star Moto Meter
I have an original Star Moto Meter with excellent original graphics. Both the glass lenses are unbroken and clear and the thermometer is in proper working condition. IF anyone has an original car looking for an original and well preserved moto meter, please reach out...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2011 10:34am
by Jason
Seats needed
Hi all: Wondering if anyone has a 28 or 29 Durant coupe parts car that they have the seats they can part with. I would like to get the proper wood framework also. Thanks, Gary
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Last Post: Aug 10, 2011 8:36pm
by Gary Yelle
Tires have manufacture date codes
Guy's post about camber settings got me thinking about old tires. Then I remembered that the Shay club had a recent post on the subject . Here is a link to an ABC story that will show you how to discover the date your tires were made, at least within the last 15 y...
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Last Post: Aug 9, 2011 8:30pm
by Rick Botti
Camber Setting - my tools
Last year I took my front axle to a machine shop and they set my camber to the apropos 1 degree positive camber (i.e. top further apart then bottom and with no car weight). Theory says this should get me to 0 degree camber with weight on. Some call me "St. Thomas...
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Last Post: Aug 7, 2011 5:47am
by Guy Belzil
parts for sale at vancouver meet
i will have the following parts for sale at the vancouver meet,for a 27 star model r 6cyl recored model r rad never used complete driveshaft assembly transmission with rear coupler 14l motor complete runs well starter motor less bendix assorted other parts
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Last Post: Aug 6, 2011 10:35am
by brian boys
Flint Fuel Gauge Parts
Hi All.... A source of parts for the King Seeley fuel gauge used on the E-55 Flint....... http://www.classicandexotic.com/store/c-85-king-seeley-hobson-fuel-gauge.aspx Or click on web page...... Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 5, 2011 9:54am
by Frank Witkowski
For Sale W-5 Rugby Motor $100
Hi All..... Located in Maple Ridge BC Canada. Brass Rugby tag on motor. 4 cylinder W-5, needs rebuilt. Contact me for sellers number and email See y'all in Vancouver BC...... Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 4, 2011 6:50am
by Frank Witkowski
How do I properly connect choke, sterring wheel throttle & advance?
Would someone please send me detailed pixs and a description on how to connect the choke up at both ends? Also, please send me pixs and descriptions on how to connect linkage from end of throttle and advance rods at bottom of steering wheel column to carburetor and a...
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Last Post: Aug 1, 2011 1:37pm
by Jim Tracy
Need a driving Car
Hello everyone, I am looking for a car that is fully drivable preferably a roadster. I will be selling my project cars for someone else to carry on. My live has gotten so crazy that I have so little time to continue on the restoration. Any info or interest is welco...
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2011 10:17am
by Franz Fraitzl
1927 Star Landau For Sale
Hi All..... Check out this link to a Star listed on the AACA forum . To view, just cut and paste link or click on web site icon.... Frank http://forums.aaca.org/f119/rare-1927-star-durant-landau-sedan-308481.html
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2011 3:56pm
by Frank Witkowski
Distributor
The distrubutor on my Star is an AutoLite with a serial number of GW4187A (may be more but that is all I can make out). I am getting voltage to my points but no spark. It appears that a previous owner has put is an updated set of points and condensor but I have no wa...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2011 11:15am
by Jim Reed
14l complete
i have a good running 14Lmotor complete in every way for sale enginge clutch trans i have test run for 15min. the engine is located at my warehouse in langley practically on the truck route from the USA, an easy picup for anyone interested when coming to vancouver m...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2011 9:56am
by brian boys
Dist. houseing
I just got a w5 motor and found the dist. houseing that fits on the back of the gen. is missing does anyone have an extra one Thank DON
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Last Post: Jul 10, 2011 4:58pm
by Don Gaskill
That unsprung starter
After I finished the eager little Durant started on the second try! How I have missed this car. I took the starter around to a few local recommended repair shops and the ultimate answer always seemed to drift towards using the style spring that had worked fine be...
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Last Post: Jul 3, 2011 5:14am
by Justin Schiess
Spicer Joint
I just finished rebuilding the Spicer joint on the '27. The DMAC tech pages on this rebuild were invaluable. I made the fixture from 1/8" x 1 1/4" mild steel with 1/4" screws and wing nuts. This worked very nice and made reassembly a breeze. I found the 1" rubber bal...
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Last Post: Jul 1, 2011 4:01am
by Ron Baker
Frontenac rewiring
We have just finished a complete rewiring of the 1932 Frontenac. Over the last 40 years we have replaced some of the wires, but there were many pieces, especially under the dash that were original. We could not buy a replacement harness off the shelf, so we (Will an...
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2011 7:56pm
by Gordon F. Curl
Escutchions and springs for under the interior door and window handles
I dont know how to spell that word-- I need all the whole set of these things --both doors--windshield riser crank with escutchion and spring and rear window crank with spring I have the escutchion for it Has anyone got some for sale? Soon be putting in windows...
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Last Post: Jun 24, 2011 9:01pm
by Ken McCormick
Durant Transmission for a l928(?) Durant
Sirs, Not a member nor have a Durant, but have found a l928 Durant Transmission..Anyone interested? My email usafranceauto@aol.com. Jim
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Last Post: Jun 24, 2011 5:39am
by J.Bandy
upholstery material
Anyone know offhand how much material is needed for this job?? need 2 quantities--One for the inner cab and one for the rumble seat area. Then of course need the seats covered but I can take the springs down to the shop and they can measure them right there...
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Last Post: Jun 13, 2011 6:46pm
by Ken McCormick
pics of 1930 6-14 coach for sale
I JUST REALIZED THAT THE COACH HAS 4 PICS ON THE "PHOTOGRAH" SECTION OF OUR CARS...IF ANY ONE IS INTERESTED...ASKING $4200 AFTER I REPAIR THE 3 FLAT TIRES WITH 2 NEW TIRES AND 3 NEW TUBES AND FLAPS. IT IS UNBEILIEVABLY STRAIGHT BODY METAL AS U CAN SEE...WOOD SEEMS SO...
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Last Post: Jun 12, 2011 8:04pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
Wiper motor
Does anyone know what vacuum wiper motor # or replaceable subsitute for 1926 Star 4? Thanks for any suggestions.
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Last Post: May 14, 2011 7:45am
by Kerry Lewis
619 Durant____For Sale/Trade
Hello Everyone, I've been the proud owner of this 619 durant Vin#1010 for about 4 years now but am coming to the realization that it probably needs to be in someone elses hands. I'm into chopping and sectioning old 30's cars and building traditional 50's era style...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2011 7:37pm
by Adam Hipple
Holiday
Happy Easter
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2011 7:13pm
by Rory & Stephanie...
Hobnobbing with the STARs in Texarkana
My friend Jerry and I are on an extended road trip through the US in my old Dodge, and we spent a pleasant day in Texarkana earlier this week. Met Don Skilling and Butch James, had a look at their '27 Coupe projects, got some much-needed items for my friend's '24 F T...
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Last Post: Apr 15, 2011 7:52am
by Chris Bamford
rear fenders
I'm going to be replacing my rear fenders on my 26 Star coupster. My old fenders are in ok shape need work. would be a nice pair for someone in need of a set.would like too get 100.00 dollars for the pair if anyone interested they are still on the car at this point.c...
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2011 1:26pm
by Mike Rice
Garage Clean-out
I have 4 dish wheels, rims & tires off my 1923 Durant. The tires hold air but are dryrotted. The removable split rims have been tack welded to the dish wheel. I think the welds could be cut to go back to original, but not sure. 2 wheels have no center hub & 2 wheels...
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Last Post: Apr 8, 2011 4:35pm
by Jack Malpass
durant 1930 ? 6-14 coach for sale
hello men, i am going to see a 1930 coach next weekend...i will get pictures...is anyone looking for a solid durant?....it might be worth wthe $3600 he is asking...i will lt you know after i see it...the coach is the blind quarter windowed four door sedan..this one...
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Last Post: Apr 3, 2011 7:49pm
by GARY KAUFFMAN
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