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1924 Flint Clutch to Tranmission Coupling Pictures
Hi All.... These are the pictures from Dave Webster's Flint post. Frank ---
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2011 9:48am
by Dave Webster
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
1924 Flint clutch to transmission coupling
Any information on a 1924 Flint clutch to transmission coupling using 4 pie shaped rubber segments in a housing between the 2 U joints??
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2011 10:29am
by Frank Witkowski
Missing Chrome piece (Part of Canopy top mechanism.)
I am looking for a small chromed piece that is on either side of the car near the back past the rear door. Mine is a touring. Not sure of the name of it. It seems like a cap but screws on and is part of the whole canopy top mechanism. Any help as to where I could fin...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2011 10:13am
by David N. Blyler
Blackboard upholstery base
Blackboard was available some years ago in the US. It is a reasonably stiff rubber sheeting that could be used as replacement firewall, rumble seat side panel liner etc. It was covered by the upholstery of your choice. The sheets were 3/16" to 1/4" thick and would be...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 2:27pm
by Gordon F. Curl
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
Idle speed
Billy C. must be smiling upon me and my garage because I have made some good progress with the fleet lately. The Durant is running better than ever. Is there a recommended speed to set the idle? After adjusting the valves and fiddling with the mixture it is runn...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2011 5:11am
by S. Blomquist
1928 body paint color
Sometime in the near future I will be needing some information on body paint colors that Durant offered in their lineup for 1928. This body year was manufactured by the Hayes-Hunt Body Co for Durant's assembly plant at the Elizabeth NJ site. Does anyone have names or...
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Last Post: Aug 20, 2011 4:17pm
by Phil Peters
Paint Color
Does anyone have paint chips that covers the 1929 Durants? Specifically my color is blue body, black fenders and grey trim but there are only 2 blues listed on the paint color list on the tech page. Any help would be appreciated. Phil
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Last Post: Aug 20, 2011 4:12pm
by Phil Peters
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
Sorry to be a bother - but the car I bought, a 1930 617 standard coupe, does not have a a vin plate on the passenger side firewall, but there is a plate on the passenger side floor with the #L1739. Would this be the vin # for title purposes? I'm nervous as, apparentl...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 10:32pm
by Jack Connor
The rumble seat couple I just bought, with the "6," doesn't have the hood with horizontal bars, but appears to be the "4" cylinder hood with vertical venting..Did some 6 cylinder cars come with the vertical vent hood sides, or has someone changed the hood? thanks, gary
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2011 7:19am
by Frank Witkowski
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
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
D40 suspension, steering, brakes, axles and more for sale
I am looking to sell everything from the pitman arm to the rubber and everything in between. Here is my post from Kijiji I would rather sell it to someone in person as a complete package. http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-engine-engine-...
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Last Post: Aug 11, 2011 1:06pm
by Paul Durant
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
fuel tank
looking to replace 1928 Durant fuel tank and sending unit
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Last Post: Aug 5, 2011 4:03pm
by Jack Connor
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
How Hot Is It, Momma?
Yeah, it's warm down here in Texas, 103.2 in the shade today. Went fishin' yesterday and caught a catfish,,,,,,,, it had ticks on it,,,,,,,, Birds out here in the yard kickin' up dust looking for fried worms,,,,,,,,
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Last Post: Aug 1, 2011 10:09am
by Don Shilling
new engine start/up
new engine really tight,will not turn fast enought on starter,we have started it twice on a tow and it really runs nice,can I boast it with a 12 volt battery and will it hurt anything,like generator,dist,points,coil,starter,etc.till it gets loose enough to start on 6...
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Last Post: Jul 31, 2011 12:41am
by Vince O'Brien
market value like new
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Last Post: Jul 30, 2011 2:11pm
by Franz Fraitzl
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
Valve Settings??
Looking for the proper valve setting for our A-22 engine Intake and Exhaust. For our 1923 A22 Durant. this is one of the last things that we need to get our Engine running again. Thanking all for any help. Ken Brink
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2011 7:39pm
by Bill Hoaglan
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
Clutch question's
Since getting our Durant back after having a complete engine rebuilt. I am having a problem shifting gears without grinding. The person that has worked on our Durant does not know anything about adjusting the Clutch (fingers), he adjusted the clutch peddle to it's ma...
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Last Post: Jul 27, 2011 2:47pm
by Bill Hoaglan
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
Strasburg Railroad Car Show & Run
Hi All...... If you have ever wanted to race a steam locomotive with your Durant product, now is your chance! On Saturday July 23 2011, the Strasburg Railroad is Having their annual "Rolling Antique Auto Show & Run" This event runs from 10 Am - 3 Pm at the r...
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Last Post: Jul 25, 2011 4:57pm
by Lewis Mendenhall
AACA July/ August Mag article of Bankruptey and Beyond
Got my AACA magazine today and on page 20 article by Steven Rossi is a picture of 1930 Durant model 40 or left over 29 model 60 behind the one lite front doors of a dealership with a bankruptcy notice for Monday February 3rd at 1 PM, saying stock and fixtures being s...
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Last Post: Jul 22, 2011 7:46am
by Frank Witkowski
How much is it worth dose Nyone want to buy one?
Have a 1930 2 door 6 cylinder runs and drives don't have time or the money to restore
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Last Post: Jul 21, 2011 7:13am
by Dave Schulte
DMAC membership cards.
Hello Everyone! I hear that the membership cards did not make it into all of the USA Summer Magazine packets.. some got them and some did not. Please look through your packets carefully, as these cards are business card size and very small, perhaps they remained un-n...
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Last Post: Jul 20, 2011 7:43pm
by Carol Fogarazzo
Part needed
I have a big need for a part. The vacuum fuel assist is broken. The hose attached to it was bumped and the vaccuum line broke off. It is pot metal so it will not weld very easy. Any help on locating this part would be a great help. Thanks
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Last Post: Jul 19, 2011 2:15pm
by Yates Milton
gen brushs
Where can i get genarator brushs or the part number?
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Last Post: Jul 16, 2011 7:44pm
Motor Number?
I just got a W5 motor and would like to know what it was used in the motor Number is W5 535276 can anyone HELP?
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Last Post: Jul 11, 2011 7:46pm
by Don Shilling
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
1928 star car - boat
i have a boat made out of a 1928 star car thay used the hole car but the body to bild it.thay bilt it in 1929 i am planing to sell it if thear is any intreast in it give me a call.541-261-3909.
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Last Post: Jul 9, 2011 7:07am
by Mike Linthicum
15L Water pump
Help! A friend of mine called and is in dire need of a waterpump for a 15L Durant. His had the casting broken. Let me know if you can help and I will put you in touch with the chap. Also, are the 14L and 15L pumps interchangeable? The casting number on his pump...
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Last Post: Jul 3, 2011 10:50pm
by Franz Fraitzl
Independence Day 2011
As we start the holiday weekend to celebrate the US day of Independence, let us take the time to say thank you to those men and women that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States, and to say a prayer for those that have given the ultimate sacrifice in th...
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Last Post: Jul 3, 2011 12:43pm
by Yates Milton
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
16th Annual DMAC gathering - Guelph, Ont, Canada
16th ANNUAL DMAC GATHERING - Guelph, Ontario, Canada The REGISTRATION form should soon be posted on the Durant Events button. Make sure to send yours in today. This event is an invitational meet to the WOKR (Willys Overland Knight) club, the HASC Heritage 35...
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Last Post: Jun 30, 2011 8:55am
by Gordon F. Curl
I have noticed the lubrication chart for the Model 60 shows to use grease on many of the fittings but also "steam cylinder oil of heavy duty" on a number of others. What is that and is it currently available or do I use something else? Also I just rebuilt the water p...
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Last Post: Jun 30, 2011 8:51am
by Gordon F. Curl
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