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Gary k
wanted - windshield stanchions (posts) for 1925 model f star
hello, i am hoping to find a pair of Reasonably priced windshield posts...i just picked up headlights and bar for $20 FROM GUY AT MACUNGIE PA. SHOW ..HE.HAD NO IDEA WHAT THEY WERE....MINE MOUNTS TO BODY STUBS WITH TWO BOLTS 1 AND 1/2" APART WITH MOUNT HOLES ON SHAF...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2010 8:54pm
by Gary k
Website Updates
Over the past few weeks I have been quietly updating the website with your pictures and tech docs. I have more to do but anywhere you see the word “new” I have updated or added new material. Today I added pictures of the 2010 Canadian Gathering and poste...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2010 6:06pm
by Rick Botti
Attention Canadians Save this STAR !!!
Hi All....... Could be a good parts source for someone. This is an email I just received: FRANK: the easiest way to start this is as follows - my name is Doug Palmer and I live near Perth Ontario Canada.........a local car wrecker (yes a redneck)...
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Last Post: Aug 19, 2010 9:04am
by Frank Witkowski
drivin'
Hey Durantonians, Well I'v managed to get some driving in this summer with the Ol' girl despite a very busy summer touring with a Pink Floyd tribute band. However, she has devoloped some issues .. I have a vibration when I get up to around 30-35 but subsides at lowe...
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Last Post: Aug 12, 2010 12:34pm
by Keith N
For Sale 1929 Durant Model 60 Roadster
Hi All..... This car is for sale in Europe. Located in the Netherlands. Owner is in Germany, so has German paper work. The car is pictured in the photographs section under roadster showroom. It is the gray roadster, top row middle. I have additional pictu...
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Last Post: Aug 3, 2010 6:05am
by Frank Witkowski
Star front axle+ for sale
1927 (maybe 26) front axle and wheel for sale Northwest PA. Call Paul at (814)431-0045 starting 7/31/10 Saturday. Please do not email me, I will just direct you to him.
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2010 5:23pm
by Bryan Gross
1927 Star M for sale
In Northwest PA. Call Paul at (814)431-0045 starting 7/31/10 Saturday. Please do not email me, I will just direct you to him.
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2010 5:25pm
by Bryan Gross
Flint & Star Axle in Oregon $50
Hi All..... There is a Flint & Star front axle listed on the AACA forum. They are located in Oregon. Asking $50 each. Just scroll down to the Durant section of the AACA forums. There are even some pictures. Hate to see these junked, might help one of our...
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Last Post: Jul 25, 2010 8:12am
by Frank Witkowski
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Dave
Production figures
As the Historian at the R. E. Olds Transportation Museum, I have been compiling production figures on all Lansing built vehicles. Can someone help me on Durant/Star? If not specific Lansing figures, then totals? I can estimate Lansing's portion. Thank you. Dave.
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Last Post: Jul 23, 2010 6:57am
by Dave
Durant touring
I found parts for a Durant 1928 touring model M2 If one is interested , send me a email
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Last Post: Jul 19, 2010 7:36am
by Henri Houle
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paul
Filtrator part 2
Also, does anyone know where to find a 1/8 comp cap that goes on top of the filtrator? I lost mine (stupid) so I have an old oil pressure gage connected to it for now.
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Last Post: Jul 18, 2010 2:13pm
by paul
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jeff
1922 star touring
Dont be afraid to insult me on any offers this car got to go and there is lots of good parts for you guys out there restoring these.Lets talk. I would like to get rid of it all at once and not piece by piece. Call me lets deal. 760-221-7919 or email me. millbs@msn.com
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Last Post: Jul 12, 2010 9:08am
by jeff
So last trip went fishing...
So I have been having a good summer with the Star. Been doing trips of 50 to 100 miles a weekend. Mostly hiway, but 1/3 gravel and some "gumbo". Last trip July 01 went fishing. Came home with our limit of 2 lbs rainbows, it semi drizzled all day, but we are expe...
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2010 2:37pm
by Guy Belzil
Thank You Canadians Guelph Meet Pictures
Hi All..... Just returned from the Guelph Ontario meet. What a great gathering of people and cars. Got a chance to meet some old friends and make some new ones. This was a joint meet with a couple other Clubs so a wide variety of cars. Got to ride in a Whi...
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Last Post: Jul 4, 2010 4:38pm
by Frank Witkowski
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Levi
1930 614 Parts
Dash Brace Front roof corner braces I would like to see the parts go to good use Name your Price e-mail levi@evil1customs.com for more info
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Last Post: Jun 29, 2010 4:38pm
by Levi
1928 Durant for Sale on ebay in Canada
There is a 1928 Durant for Sale on ebay Item number: 130402729446 Rick
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 9:39am
by Rick Botti
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 9:19am
by Bryan Gross
Mod 70 Deluxe Sedan for Sale
Mod 70 Deluxe Sedan for sale. Complete, I think. $15,000. This car may be the only one of it's kind. I have heard of one on the west coast but do not have any particulars,. SAVE this unique car, e-mail me for pics. Call 804 580 6427 before 9:00 pm, e. s. t.,...
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Last Post: Jun 26, 2010 8:07am
by Arthur Roberts
Durant A-22 Motor For Sale
Hi All.... Fellow called me who has an A-22 Durant 4 cylinder Overhead valve motor and running gear for sale. Was made into a buzz saw rig. Complete from radiator to cowl, transmission, rear end and front end are there as well as all accessories and disk whe...
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Last Post: Jun 25, 2010 6:50pm
by Frank Witkowski
French Speaking (I think) Star for Sale Canada Auto Trader
found this in canadian auto trader. http://www.autotrader.ca/used_cars_Car_details/LAVALTRIE_Quebec_1923_STAR_DURANT_1590451.html?srcID=35&frnID=9959899&prv=Quebec&r=30
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Last Post: Jun 23, 2010 5:01pm
by Guy Belzil
collectable sales booklets
i have a few of sales booklets one fromm 1922 and others from 1923 and 1924 if interested contact me @860 639 0873
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Last Post: Jun 21, 2010 7:08pm
by kevin mccarthy
Flywheel
Need a Flywheel for 1925 Star 4cyl A-22 112 teeth Mel
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2010 7:00pm
by Melvin Wagner
"Badges of Honor"
I was just paging through the latest HAGERTY’S magazine (Summer 2010) and saw an article on “Badges of Honor” by Carl Bomstead. The article was about the collection of marquee badges by Jerry Lettieri. The point is that Durant products were repre...
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Last Post: Jun 4, 2010 10:29am
by D J Federlein
1926 Durant Star coupe FOR SALE (Pensacola Florida Craigslist)
antique car - $7500 (Gulf Breeze) Date: 2010-05-18, 11:56AM EDT Reply to: sale-z9dwa-1747001797@craigslist.org 1926 Durant Star coupe. Runs good, very little rust, new stainless steel gas tank. Great projecr car!
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2010 5:36am
by Dennis Murphy
1929 Durant front fender (Chicago Craigslist)
1929 Durant front fender - $200 (Michigan City, in) Date: 2010-06-01, 5:18PM CDT Reply to: sale-ffdxt-1770352503@craigslist.org This is a original Durant Fender and it is solid. Will have to be picked up in Michigan City,In
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2010 5:22am
by Dennis Murphy
1930 Durant rumble seat coupe on EBAY
Item number: 270583346119 US $4,500.00 Reserve price not met
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Last Post: May 25, 2010 3:51pm
by Dennis Murphy
carburator needed
looking for a good carb for a 1930 rugby...tillition S4D can also be a good rebuildable one. thanks joe
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Last Post: May 12, 2010 9:02am
by joe griffin
1926 Durant 614 Star M-2 (Coupe) for sale
FYI http://www.collectorcarhunter.com/listings/detail01.lasso?listing=33466 Location: , British Columbia - Canada 22,500 obo Classification: Original Condition: Condition 1: PRISTINE Colour: Light Green with Light Green interior Dennis
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 9:53am
by Dennis Murphy
1928 Durant D65 open tourer. LHD
Sharp Car!!! Make: Durant Model: 3.0 litre D65 Year: 1928 Price: £16,800 1928 Durant open tourer. Left hand drive. Chassis number E-7735 Registration number SL9745 Under the current ownership since 1983. This car was imported by the present owner f...
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 9:25am
by Dennis Murphy
Another 1926 Star for sale on craigslist
For Members FYI 1926 Star/Durant Sedan - $5000 (Northern Wisconsin) Date: 2010-05-06, 11:06AM CDT Reply to: sale-95sw5-1727413300@craigslist.org 1926 Star Durant, F model., 26 series 4 speed, WB 109 in., 4 cylinder, tillotson carb, single plate clutch, wei...
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Last Post: May 8, 2010 6:41am
by Dennis Murphy
Liverrmore Tour Day Three
Third and final day of touring took us along scenic back roads to the Blackhawk museum in Danville. Our cars were parked in front of the main entrance to the museum with the Stars in the middle and the one of the two Durant’s on each side. Afterwards we d...
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Last Post: May 5, 2010 11:05pm
by Rick Botti
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Brian
What order did you do your restoration in?
I am now done with the rear diff in my '26 coupe, tomorrow should see it mounted in the frame. Next I am planning on doing the front end, I want to get it rolling so I can move it around the shop. After that I was planning on doing the transmission, drive shaft a...
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Last Post: May 4, 2010 10:02pm
by Brian
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Dave
Need 27 star coach body
Looking for 27 coach body from the fenders up and also a hood have the complete drive train and I have wheels but possibly need some. Thanks
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Last Post: May 2, 2010 10:55am
by Dave
1925 FLINT OPEN For Sale (Rockford, Illinois)
A FLINT for sale on craigslist. Best offer over $35,000.00 Telephone 815-983-0163 weekdays/daytime.
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Last Post: May 1, 2010 3:14pm
by Dennis Murphy
1924 DURANT STAR - $7000 (spokane,wa)
This Craigslist listing had no photos. 1924 DURANT STAR -- 7,000.00 or OBO. RUNS GREAT AND HAS NEW TIRES. CUTE CLASSIC !!! HEAD TURNER !!! PLEASE CALL 509-926-2044
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Last Post: May 1, 2010 3:08pm
by Dennis Murphy
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Roger
1924 Star roadster parts for sale
I recently acquired a 1924 Star roadster basket case. I'm keeping the body from the cowl on back, the windshield, the headlights and the steering wheel, everything else is for sale. That would include the frame and suspension, which is in good condition. 4 wheels and...
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Last Post: Apr 28, 2010 3:18pm
by Roger
paterson automobile
There is an interesting car for sale on ebay right now. It's a 1922 Paterson touring. Paterson was started in 1869 in Flint Michigan making carriages and buggies. They ended up using 6 cylinder Continental motors (which this car has). Sounds kind of familiar doesn't...
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Last Post: Apr 27, 2010 10:52am
by Ross Hoevet
Visits by Country
Even after 12 years of managing this website, I'm still amazed by how many people visit this site and the forum everyday. The numbers are very good at over 150 visits a day, But I'm also curious about where they come from and I can certainly say the website is paid v...
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Last Post: Apr 13, 2010 8:16pm
by Rick Botti
Getting Sidetracked to Get Started Again
Have you ever worked yourself into a situation where you had to do several other things to finish the first? Well, I bought a Norton surface grinder at auction and I had no way to get it off my trailer. So, I found a 1971 Toyota 4000 lb. forklift in Houston for 400....
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2010 4:06pm
by Don Shilling
flywheel sheet metal cover 1929 rugby
anyone have one for 1929 rugby?
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2010 6:39am
by joe griffin
W5 Rear Engine Seal
Well when I rev up the old engine, oil start coming out from under the rear main bearing. The Engine was rebuilt, last summer and new felts from Olson's were put in. But now it looks like I must replace the felts. But I do not what to remove crank. Looking...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 3:25pm
by Guy Belzil
throw out bearing
I'm looking for a throw out bearing for a 1928 Durant Engine No. 15L-1839 Serial No. E-2662 Model D-65 I appreciate any help Thank You Dwayne Scheidel 1769 7 mile road NW Comstock Park Mi 49321 Cell 616-901-8657
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 5:18am
by Dwayne Scheidel
A22 Hayes Durant wire wheel hub cap and hood mechanism details - 4 door open tourer body
Would anyone know where I could procure a good Hayes Durant wire wheel hubcap for A22 Durant? I am missing one of the four. I have procured a low mileage Durant that had sat underneath a house for 60 years. It has a really good body and easy restoration. Car i...
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Last Post: Mar 30, 2010 12:18am
by Bruce McCann
Sell
Hi All, it's been a while. Hard economic times has forced me to put my 1929 M-2 up for sale. It has all been re-done, except for a couple items.Body and interior new, engine-starter-generater rebuilt, new tires. All it needs speedo rebuilt, brakes need some work, oth...
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2010 7:51am
by David Ford
14L for sale
i have a excellent complete small bore 14L MOTOR FOR SALE 1200$ this is a complete drop in motor w/clutch
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Last Post: Mar 13, 2010 3:28pm
by brian boys
Book owned by W.C. Durant
As anyone else seen this book offered on E bay claiming to be owned by Billy Durant Item # 110499877084 Not to sound negative, but I have doubts as to this claim. Please check this out and comment. Thank You Family
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Last Post: Mar 9, 2010 4:54pm
by Steve Large
B22 Durant For Sale
I just got a call from David Ashcraft in Monroe, LA. He is helping a friend sell a B22 sedan, right hand drive (from Australia) and is not sure what to ask for it. His friend acquired the car as payment for another deal. Needs considerable re-wood work,,,,,,,,,, He...
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Last Post: Mar 1, 2010 1:27pm
by Don Shilling
Found Durant on craigslist
Saw this on craigslist. It is advertised as a 32, but looks like a 1922 or 23 Durant. It is in Los Angeles, CA http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/1613420213.html
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Last Post: Feb 24, 2010 12:48am
by Rick Botti
car keys for sale
i found a site for antgique ignition keys ....many durant keys listed ....I searched web for keys for sale and got this.... "KEYMEN" they sell classic car keys also, from hemmings..... jessers classic keys akron, ohio 330-376-8180 www.jessersclassickey...
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Last Post: Feb 21, 2010 4:26pm
by Gary k & Marcia
1928 DURANT M2 4DR. SEDAN to be lost
Looks like another one to be destroyed, Hopefully someone can save the car. HI. I'M PARTING OUT MY CAR, ALL I'M KEEPING IS THE BODY, EVERYTHING ELSE IS FOR SALE, 4 CYL MOTOR, TRANY, DRIVESHAFT, AXEL, FENDERS, WOODEN WHEELS. ENGINE COVER AND MORE, MAKE A OFFER, TH...
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Last Post: Feb 11, 2010 5:20am
by Norm Toone
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