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1928 M-2 Gas tank
I have started my restoration with my 1928 M-2. I started with the gas tank and found out that the tank has pretty weak metal on the side facing forward. After all my wrench handle ended up going right thru it. I would like to find out where everyone goes to get a ne...
Views: 683   Replies: 8
Last Post: Apr 30, 2006 6:20am
by Lawrence
Obslete parts and service company
Just came across another possible good supplier of Durant obslete engine parts and other srevices. I visited their web site and they actually list Durant when using their sreach by make/model index. They have engine rebuilding services and supply obslete engine part...
Views: 514   Replies: 4
Last Post: Apr 29, 2006 8:22pm
by Tony Burke
Stewart Vacuum Fuel Feed System
Seeking resources for a Stewart Vacuum Fuel Feed System Model #215-N tank. The present one has a minor cracked feed to the carburetor on the top of the tank but figure it would be difficult to find only the top to the tank. This is on a 1926 Star R with the Continent...
Views: 462   Replies: 3
Last Post: Apr 29, 2006 8:46am
by Ron Hast
Design contest for new club Radiator Emblem starts today!
In the early days of motoring, even prior to the Durant Motors years, motorcar owners began to band together to form clubs for the purpose of social gathering, helping to change anti-automobile laws, and to assist in the maintenance of these highly complex machines....
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Last Post: Apr 28, 2006 4:20am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
Yippee, we soon will be on the road again!!
Well, We are packing up all the part requests, and a bunch of other stuff that you fellow durantonians may be interested in. If all goes well we should to be down sometime Thursday night. We are bringing the Durant Model 75, and hope there will be some short drive w...
Views: 386   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 26, 2006 3:11pm
by Yates Milton
web site
I have been to a lot of other web sites lately looking for model T parts for my Father and I take my hat off to Rick for having the very best web site out there.I have yet to find one even close to this site.Keep up the great work Rick it is appreciated by all of us.
Views: 395   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 26, 2006 8:04am
by Rick Botti
Instrument panel finish
On the 1931 - 32 Durants and Frontenacs, the instrument panel around the gauges was finished in a type of crinkle paint. The Durant's were a brass colour, and the Frontenac's were silver. I would like to be able to refinish mine, but have been unable to find anyone...
Views: 447   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 23, 2006 8:57pm
by Mike Rice
East Coast Chapter - Spring Meet 2006
The East Coast Chapter Spring Meet will be held April 27-30th in historic Williamsburg, Virginia. Headquarters will be the Comfort Inn in Williamsburg. We have reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $75.00 per night. We will probably take a trip to Jamrstown which i...
Views: 1066   Replies: 25
Last Post: Apr 23, 2006 6:26pm
by Bob Porter
East Coast Members anything to swap, trade or sell?
Remember any of you ECC members who are attending the meeting in Williamsburg can and I hope will bring any parts you wish to swap, trade or sell. Other members will be looking for parts etc and I know that Frank W. and Larry F. will be bringing parts for sale. It's...
Views: 449   Replies: 4
Last Post: Apr 22, 2006 7:26am
by Charles Land
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THE WORTH OF OUR CARS
I SAW AN AD FOR A 1930 6-14 ROADSTER RESTORED....FOR SALE FOR $58,000. I TOLD THE MAN I THOUGHT HE HAD OVERESTIMATED THE VALUE OF HIS CAR ...ONE THAT SHOULD SELL FOR $15,000 OR MAYBE $20,000 IF HE WAS LUCKY. HE FLOORED ME WHEN HE SAID THAT IT HAD SOLD EARLIER FOR 49...
Views: 537   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 21, 2006 6:54pm
by Bob Porter
operators manuel
I have an operators manual for sale in excellent shape. Anyone interested? Brent e mail me at brentg@gudgeon.on.ca
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Last Post: Apr 21, 2006 1:24pm
by Brent Gudgeon
Star and Durant Spare tire holders available
I think Ed V was looking for a spare tire mount for his Star restoration. I have a few if you are interested. Email me for images. Thanks
Views: 240   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 21, 2006 8:22am
by EDDIE V
Old Durant/Star/Flint dealership buildings
Anyone aware of any old Durant/Star or Flint dealership buildings still standing in the US? I know Frank W. has been collecting the names and addresses of the dealerships that members have been sending, but has anyone seen a still standing showroom building? Anything...
Views: 376   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 20, 2006 5:03pm
by Mike
Member Richard Bandell - Sick
Just got off the telephone with Richard (Dick) Bandel who just finished chemotheraphy treatments and has to go next week for radiation treatment. Dick had a tumor removed but they were unable to remove it all. Dick was the first person I met at the Organizational Me...
Views: 379   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 20, 2006 2:54pm
by Mike Linthicum
Star - headlight trim rings
I am looking for headlight trim rings for Durant Star 4C 1924 touring. Can anybody help me to find it? I have them but in such a bad shape that I cannot fix them.
Views: 419   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 15, 2006 6:58pm
by Bob Porter
Durant Standard for sale
Hi Durant folks, this is to let you know that I've posted on e-bay a listing for a Christmas 1923 Durant Standard (Vol. 2 No. 3) that I rounded up a number of years ago in Gramma's junk and I've decided that it is just one more of those cool items that needs to go to...
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2006 4:34pm
by Phil Bregitzer
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1929 (FOR COUPE MODEL 70) GAS TANK WANTED/NEEDED
HELLO FRIENDS, i NEED TO FIND A GOOD 1929 GAS TANK FOR THE D-70 COUPE. ANYONE WHO HAS ONE PLEASE LET ME KNOW. I WILL BE AT THE EAST COAST MEET OR GET ME AT E-MAIL: FROGGYSROD@COMCAST.NET...MANY THANX....GARY K
Views: 292   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 14, 2006 7:07am
by Rick Botti
Custom Star M coupe on Ebay!
OK Durantonians, you need to check out the custom Star M coupe just listed for sale on Ebay Motors. It's green and the body has been customized? Look at the car in the background I think it's a matching color. Makes you wonder doesn't it? I don't think I'd recommend...
Views: 363   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 12, 2006 3:02pm
by Gary Warden
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Adam
1929 Model 60 For Sale
I have been asked from a very nice gentleman that doesn't know how to use the internet very well to sell his 1929 Model 60. He has gotten up in age and has decide not to do the restore on this car, but would like it to go to someone that would appreciate it and bring...
Views: 509   Replies: 4
Last Post: Apr 11, 2006 8:51am
by Adam
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1929 model 70 discovered
hello Durantonians, I have interesting news...Dave Schulte and I have tentatively identified my coupe, which was thought to be a model 66, as a 1929 model 70 standard coupe. It has a 119 inch whelbase, 4 speed transmission, cowl lights mounted lower than the model...
Views: 357   Replies: 5
Last Post: Apr 11, 2006 8:37am
by Mike Linthicum
Durant 30-32 stone gaurd on ebay
There's a real nice 30-32 Durant accessory radiator stone gaurd being offered on Ebay. Don't see many of these offered very often.
Views: 297   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 9, 2006 10:43am
by Mike Linthicum
Con rods
Hi guys, some advise please . do the conrods in a w3 engine face any particular direction . I notice there is writeing on one side of the rod. Should this face to either the front or rear of the engine or doesn't it matter.also do the bores rely on oil being splashed...
Views: 401   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 9, 2006 2:39am
by Barry Wite
Rugby trucks
Hello Gang, received the latest edition of Vintage Truck magazine May/June 06. In it was an article about a couple of Canadian Rugbys. A 1929 and a 1932, nice exposure. Next issue they are going to feature a Mason RoadKing. Bob
Views: 325   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 8, 2006 7:46pm
by cdmn
Transmission Alignment
There is reason to believe we have a misalignment of the transmission on our 26 Star Coach. Vibration from idle to mild shaking at 35+ mph. exists. The repair manual addresses "aligners". Anyone know where to obtain them? Is there a better way of determining my diagn...
Views: 395   Replies: 3
Last Post: Apr 8, 2006 12:30pm
by Frank Witkowski
NEED RADIATOR INFORMATION
HI IAM TRYING TO FIND OUT IF THE CORRECT RADIATOR FOR A 23 DURANT STAR TOURING WAS HONEYCOMB OR STRAIGHT TUBED.I HAVE BOTH AND IF I HAVE ONE REBUILT I WOULD LIKE IT TO BE THE CORRECT ONE FOR THAT CAR. ANYONE OUT THERE KNOW? THANKS IN ADVANCE
Views: 326   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 8, 2006 5:27am
by Bob DeAngelis
Paint colors offered for Flints?
I'm collecting information on what paint colors were offered for the various Flint models. It seems that there were some standard colors offered depending on the model if it was a touring car, brougham, or roadster. Let me know what you come up with.
Views: 309   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 7, 2006 9:21am
by Mike Linthicum
Latest Finds
Hi All Well last week was the week for discovering unknown Durants. Found 3 cars that belonged to people who are not Club members. First was the 1923 A-22 touring, which I will look at and photograph this week. Thanks to all who have contacted me about thi...
Views: 379   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 4, 2006 8:25am
by Frank Witkowski
sterring whell backelite center
would anyone have a spare bakelite center with driving position on it for model 60 and I also need assembly position for the spacer and spring that goes behind to hold the throttle, spark rods apart?
Views: 365   Replies: 1
Last Post: Apr 2, 2006 2:20pm
by roger
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durant coupe for sale cheap on ebay
justfound a durant on ebay motors...go to #8052837088 for a coupe in poor condition of wood but some good metal and all chasis there..pics available on website..asking $1000 but no reserve...central Illinois... take a ook on parts cars....it is 4/10/06....11pm..rega...
Views: 332   Replies: 0
Last Post: Apr 1, 2006 8:19pm
by gary k
1923 A-22 Durant Help Needed
Hi All.... I need some info on this early car. Have found a 1923 touring car, will be going to look at it this comming week. Any and all information that you can share with me? The car is supose to be complete but it is not fully assembled. What should I b...
Views: 360   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 1, 2006 6:39pm
by gary k
Clinton, Massachusetts
Any of you guys out there in or near Clinton, Massachusetts? I recently bought a large lighted Star dealers sign that reportedly came from Clinton and would like to find out more info. Any hints? Thanks, Dave
Views: 383   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 31, 2006 11:23am
by Mike Linthicum
NEED RADIATOR
HI I AM IN NEED OF A GOOD RADIATOR FOR A 1923 STAR TOURING.ANY OUT THERE?
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Last Post: Mar 31, 2006 8:31am
by EDDIE V
1925 star real cheap
i have a 1925 star (parts car) for sell i am asking a really cheap price email me for details
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2006 2:02pm
by mark russell
wheel rims
Hi Wire wheels are a very hard to find item for durants. An enthusiast in Queensland Australia is reproducing rims for wire or wood wheels. I have seen a 19inch wire wheel lock ring type to fit a Dodge which looks same as 614 Durant. If you have hubs, they can be r...
Views: 320   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 27, 2006 5:12pm
by roster
ebayer dependable?
Has anyone done business with an ebay seller "relicsparts" with success? He has a part I need at a good price but he also has some negetive feedbacks in the last 6 months. Mostly long shipping times. What good is a good price if you can't get it? Jim
Views: 325   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 26, 2006 2:17pm
by Jim Glover
Latest Addition
The latest addition to the Durant Photograph page is a 1929 Deluxe Model 60 Roadster owned by Ken Durant of Portland, Oregon. Rick
Views: 268   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 25, 2006 6:05pm
by Rick Botti
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fender search
Fellow members, It looks like I will have to find two front fenders for my 1929 6-66 durant coupe. The ones on it do not fit properly. They must be from a different 1929 model as they resemble those on my model 63 sedan. If anyone has something, let me know please....
Views: 295   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 25, 2006 4:23pm
by gary k
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Mike
Durants on Ebay Motors
Hey Durantonians, for the first time that I know, there is 3 1/2 Durant/Star cars listed on Ebay Motors. The 3 are not in bad shape.
Views: 342   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 24, 2006 4:51pm
by Rick Botti
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Jerry
New Durant Book
Loved this book and the author is a heck of a guy. He signed the book and shipped it right to me. http://billyalfredandthegeneral.bravehost.com/ http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0814408699/ref=sr_11_1/102-1938483-0328907?%5Fencoding=UTF8
Views: 352   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 22, 2006 10:16pm
by Lance Haynes
Curious about "ooooga" horns
I've been told that the "oooga" horn was designed with a purpose. Mine functions perfectly -- a slight push is barely audible, and sounds like some animal in distress. A full push is loud and "animal-like", I suppose. Horses were as common on the road as cars, and I...
Views: 343   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 22, 2006 5:53pm
by Ron Hast
32 DeVaux Custom Sedan
The old paper registry that I took over had only one 1932 DeVaux Sedan on it. That car was last known to be in Texas in the early 80's. (Not Jeff C.) I just made contact with a man that has had the car since 2001. In talking to Howard R. in Michigan yesterday he...
Views: 512   Replies: 6
Last Post: Mar 22, 2006 3:43pm
by gary k
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Kathy
Pretty car on eBay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4623850690 (but when did they put an ocean in Palm Springs?)
Views: 250   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 21, 2006 8:41pm
by Kathy
Rugby truck
Hello out there, I have a Rugby S4 #1066. Not sure what year it is. It's been outside for a long time. Firewall is the only sheet metal still there. Four cyl. engine (still turns), trans and rearend are all still there. I recently bought my property and I'm cleaning...
Views: 416   Replies: 3
Last Post: Mar 21, 2006 5:37am
by Chuck Rice
New Carbureator for 1930-31 Durant 22-A Available
Hi All..... I now have a new Zenith carb in stock that is a bolt on replacement for the 22-A 6 cylinder engine as used in the last Durants. You no longer have to fool around with adapters and modifications. This unit is a true bolt on piece. This also works...
Views: 333   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 20, 2006 11:11pm
by Lance Haynes
Nearly Duked
Be careful all you that use PayPal...We were emailed a comfirmation form from (service@paypal.com) that we had made a $410.55 USD payment using Paypal, this thing listed all the cart and shipping information on an individual and looked exactly like a payment had been...
Views: 377   Replies: 5
Last Post: Mar 20, 2006 9:31pm
by Bill Hoaglan
re-stamping the ID tags?
Both my ID plates, the one on the motor and the one on the firewall are hard to read. Has any one ever re-stamped the numbers into these plates? Is so, where do you get the letters with the correct style and size? What do the guys use that buy the reproduction ID t...
Views: 306   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 20, 2006 10:16am
by Frank Witkowski
Fuel Pressure Regulators
I installed a 6 volt electric fuel pump on my 1930 Durant and purchased a fuel pressure regulator that failed shortly after installing. Rick Botti and Bill Hoaglan recommended a Holley regulator that can be operated from 1-4 psi. The new Holley regulator has openings...
Views: 426   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 18, 2006 5:19am
by Yates Milton
I need a Gas petal
Greetings Durant Gang, I am restoring a 1929 Model 60 touring. I need the gas petal and rod that connects to the carb. Do you have an extra? Or if I could borrow it for a pattern and I will get one made. Thanks,
Views: 243   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 16, 2006 7:13pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
eBay
Hope I'm not the only novice when it comes to eBay connected to this site. Discovered a lot more Durant / Star item's under "all", rather than just car / parts. Rad crests under badges, owners manuals, pic's, related items but downside is having to sift through 35 pa...
Views: 437   Replies: 4
Last Post: Mar 16, 2006 4:22am
by Norm Toone
Fan Belt
I am in need of a new fan belt for my 14L engine in my 28 Model 60. What is a good source for a new belt? Thanks.
Views: 432   Replies: 3
Last Post: Mar 14, 2006 11:19pm
by Fritz R. Kuenzel
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