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Confused M2 vs Model 65
I am confused at the differance in a 1928 model M2 and a 1928 model 65. I have a 65. Is the differance in the motor?
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2005 6:22am
by Lawrence
New member Beverly Rae Kimes
Hello everyone, Some more good news for our club as one of the most acclaimed and top automobile writers ever Beverly Rae Kimes has mailed Mike Larsen her check yesterday for her membership in our club. I had a mechanic working at “Cool Cars” I got to k...
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Last Post: Mar 24, 2005 1:47pm
by Lance Haynes
membership
Mr. Lance Haynes: I´m interested to be a member of Durant Motors Automobile Club , A couple of weeks ago talking with Ricardo Colombo he tell me that he pays membership by Credit Card ( VISA) Please, confirm if it is possibl...
Views: 347   Replies: 4
Last Post: Mar 15, 2005 7:34am
by Walter Pré
New book on Durants
Is anyone in the DMAC aware of anyone currently researching to write a new book on Durant besides myself. I've been in correspondance with several people who say they believe someone is, but cannot provide any names.
Views: 359   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 10, 2005 6:44pm
by Steve
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Boyce Motor Meter
There is up for auction on E-bay a beauitful Boyce Motor Meter for a Flint vehicle. The item number is # 6517949281 Good luck to all that bid.
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Last Post: Mar 10, 2005 6:30pm
by Steve
Update on East Coast Chapter
As of today we have heard from 18 members that were sent mailings and are interested in joining the group that signed on at the New Jersey meet. Also heard from two people who saw are postings on this web page and are interested, but are not members yet Only on...
Views: 331   Replies: 5
Last Post: Mar 9, 2005 6:45pm
by Gary & Haley War...
NJ Durant Plant Closing
Today I received an email from Don Annarella, Plant Engineer for Interbake Foods in Elizabeth, NJ. I am posting below the information that was included in that email: "We have some sad news to pass on. Interbake has sold the old Durant building and will be movin...
Views: 274   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 8, 2005 3:59pm
by Charles A. Spitz
DeJon Electrical in Flint Cars
I have a reference that lists DeJon electrical in Flint cars from '23-27. How prominent was this electrical system for those years? I have only seen Autolite used. Thanks Dan
Views: 267   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 7, 2005 10:31am
by Terje Bratveit
ignition parts for sale
We have just purchased a large inventory of early ignition parts and can fit most of the Durant family of cars. I formerly wrote the "Repair Shop" column for Jeff Gillis.
Views: 500   Replies: 6
Last Post: Mar 7, 2005 8:19am
by edward vomero
Chassis Design.
Did chassis design change with manufacture year? I resenty went to see a finished 1924 "f" model Tourer hoping for dementions of the sill timbers, this car had a flat chassis rail from front to rear, as did a spare chassis hanging on the roof. My chassis raises in...
Views: 393   Replies: 8
Last Post: Mar 6, 2005 2:30am
by Sid Semple
1930 durant standard coupe
I have a lead on a standard coupe here --Am Going to check it out tomorrow . Hopefully it will have a lot of the parts I need for my deluxe coupe --body parts should be the same and maybe some trim will be there for me .At least I think the wood work will be in it --...
Views: 336   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 4, 2005 10:38pm
by ken mccormick
1928 durant chassi
Am interested in a 1928 durant chassi that a family found in their possession. It has all original wheels, engine, fenders, seats, but has been exposed to weather and outside elements. Am a novice at restoring and considering purchasing this item, but not sure if p...
Views: 643   Replies: 3
Last Post: Mar 4, 2005 5:53am
by Leonard Burkhold...
1922-1923 Star C or CC closed delivery photographs of drawings
Anybody out there have any good photographs, sales brochures or detailed drawings that I can obtain a copy of of the 22 or 23 Star C or CC closed delivery truck?
Views: 283   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 3, 2005 8:07am
by Mike Linthicum
Spring Pads
I hope to produce NOS rear spring pads, as well as the front pads now available. Rear pads will cost $12.00 per pair. The front pads are $11.00 per pair. Please let me know your needs ASAP. Thanks Mac
Views: 423   Replies: 11
Last Post: Mar 1, 2005 4:28pm
by Lou Gerard
Where Is It Now?
Going through some of my papers from the Oakland California DeVaux-Hall Motors Corporation, I found the following "Stolen Car Bulletin No. 2" issued on October 2, 1931 Durant Coupe Cabriolet, 1929 Model 60, six cylinder motor number 106145, serial number 4704 Cali...
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 5:45pm
by Frank Witkowski
Star Engine
FOR SALE - Durant 1925 Star Engine. Overhauled a number of years ago and stored. Engine turns over. Make offer.
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 3:21pm
by Burton Young
26 Durant Roadster - Body rear section needed
Trying to locate the rear section of the body or what I call a turtle deck. Someone has removed the rear section of the body for conversion to a wood saw. Would greatly appreciate any help. Yates
Views: 249   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 28, 2005 2:08am
by Yates Milton
1924 Star For Sale
This ad appeared today in the Des Moines Iowa Register. 1924 Star 4 dr. w/suicide doors,tan mohair interior in good condition,body is totally enclosed and in good condition.Odo says 2,899 miles, recent work on the brakes,exhaust, carb, distributor and realigned front...
Views: 315   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 27, 2005 12:49pm
by Dave Schulte
model 60 interior kit
Awhile back someone posted an interior kit that they had purchased from a supplier I would like some info on the kit what it includes, and cost any help would be greatly appreciated
Views: 246   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 26, 2005 11:33am
by steve mercier
Restoration
I would like to find out if there is information availible for people like me who would like to restore an old Durant. My question is, is there information on wireing and the proper type to use. In the area I live in there is only a Model T restoration company. It s...
Views: 298   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 26, 2005 6:41am
by Ricardo Colombo
Replacment Wire for engine Compartment
I would like to repair or replace the wiring in the engine compartment of my 1928 D65. Where would I get this fabric covered wire? Or would any antique wire of this vintage be aceptable. Also where can I find information on working with this wire.Ie. intalling fasten...
Views: 230   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 25, 2005 6:18pm
by Jan Arnett
Star headlight lens
The Durant hub cap has been sold, thank you! Now, would anyone be needing a headlamp lens for a Star?
Views: 391   Replies: 6
Last Post: Feb 25, 2005 4:52pm
by Gregg Wellner
Back Issues of The Durant Partner For Sale !!!
Back Issues of The Durant Partner are available for only $5 each, this includes all shipping charges. Issues Available Volume 4 Nov 2002 Issue 4 Volume 5 Mar 2003 Issue 1 Volume 5 Dec 2003 Issue 4 Volume 6 Mar 2004 Issue 1 Volume 6 Jun 2004 Issue 2 Vo...
Views: 236   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 24, 2005 9:06am
by Rick Botti
Parts Needed for 28' Durant M2
The original head light lens and inter workings, Ignition switch, air cleaner, alternator mount with alternator, drivers side door, and engine crank. Any manuals that are out there for my car would be helpful. I have just gotten into Durants so if there is any in...
Views: 384   Replies: 10
Last Post: Feb 21, 2005 5:37pm
by Adam Monahan
Durant Hub Cap
I have a solid brass hub cap for a 1929(?) Durant, it has been hanging on the wall 40 years, can someone use it for $10.? Can email picture.
Views: 298   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 21, 2005 4:03pm
by Lawrence
Star 1923 repair manuals
Went to an Antique Car swap meet today in St Charles Illinois. Found an NOS tail lamp lense for my 1928 Durant M2, an aftermarket radiator cap NOS,and 2 Star 1923 repair manuals. Anyone interested in the Star repair manuals let me know. They list repairs and pictures...
Views: 275   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 20, 2005 3:00pm
by Gregg Wellner
Engine mounts ?
Has any body designed a rubber engine mount system for the 4 cylinder Star/ Rugby engine? Does the gear box produce vibration and require mounts as well? Would the gearbox require height adjustment or will the universal compensate for the change in centre lines bet...
Views: 251   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 19, 2005 7:35pm
by Mac Irvine
Fog/Driving lights
I would like to add new fog or driving lights to my 30 Durant 614 and want to find the correct style. Does anyone have info on what I should be looking for and possibly any sources? Jim
Views: 237   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 7:38pm
by Jim Glover
Brake lining replacement for model 60
I have a 1929 Model 60 Touring. I'm completely restoring this car. The brake lining is getting thin. Where do you get brake lining for a 1929 Durant?
Views: 303   Replies: 4
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 6:38pm
by Rick Botti
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1928 M2 for sale on ebay
1928 M2 , 4 DR sedan on ebay. Finally got my little M2 up for sale!! Charlie made me dig it out of its resting place, and never came to get her... so her she goes..... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=4520594212&category=6472 I...
Views: 303   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 18, 2005 11:26am
by Adam Monahan
Electrical system polarity
Does anyone know if the 1928 Durant M2 has reverse polarity on the electrical system? I would like to make sure before hooking up the battery. Thx, Adam
Views: 260   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 16, 2005 5:07pm
by Bruce Hargin
Durant Rugby
Inside section " Photographs" of this web site, under Rugby there is a 1928 Durant Rugby Owned by Jaime Martinez that says textualy "Only sixteen models of this vehicle were ever produced. They were exported out of the country in 1927 under the model name Rugby,...
Views: 216   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 16, 2005 12:39pm
by Ricardo H.Colomb...
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Star Four radiator and shell with emblem
Hi all-- I am posting this for my friend-- He has a radiator with shell and emblem in very nice restoreable condition-- Have pics that I can send if interested-- emblem is very nice-- says star four-- let me know and thanks-- Jeff clunkertruck@...
Views: 260   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 14, 2005 6:07pm
by Jeff
Welcome Our New Editor
Please welcome our new Durant Partner editor, Jacki Schroeder. Her first edition will start with the up coming March issue. Send yor article, tips, and pictures to her at: 1598 Inverness Circle San Jose, CA 95124-4809 or by email to: editor@durantmotors.com...
Views: 284   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 14, 2005 2:37pm
by Lance Haynes
1927 Star picture
The January/February issue of Antique Automobile (page 44) has a great picture of a 1927 Star owned by William Harm of Santa Rosa, Ca. I hope we can see the car in May. Gary
Views: 237   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 13, 2005 12:43pm
by Gary Yelle
1928 Durant Rugby M2 Restoration Project
I´m working on a 1928 Durant Rugby M2 Touring and needs information about originals colours of engine, gearbox and firewall, side engine The original colors of body car is dark green, with black fenders Any info would be appreciated Thank all
Views: 282   Replies: 2
Last Post: Feb 11, 2005 8:36am
by Walter Pré
Embossed Brass Fedders Radiator Tags For Sale
Brand new embossed brass tag used on Fedders Radiators and installed on cars such as Durant, Jordan, Duesenberg, Pontiac and others. Measures 3 7/16 x 1. Price is $60.00 plus $2.00 S/H anywhere in the US. Call Classic & Exotic Service at 248-269-9414 Monday thru Frid...
Views: 282   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 9, 2005 8:03am
by Classic & Exotic...
Removing Fenders
I recently posted an add to sell my 1928 Durant. However I have decided to keep it and would like to repaint it and clean up some areas. Engine bay and fenders. My question is can I remove the fenders without damage to other parts such as the interior? My car is roya...
Views: 263   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 7, 2005 7:37pm
by Lawrence
Durant Partner
Just received my first copy of the Durant Partner Mag. Great magazine! Read from cover to cover. Very nicely done, keep up the good work! Jim
Views: 241   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 1, 2005 7:03am
by Jim Glover
Spring shackles
I would like to redo my front spring shackles on my Durant 60. Is the tapered pin on the leaf spring and on the frame bracket replaceable? Is this a pin that can be pressed out? Thanks Al Farnum
Views: 274   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 31, 2005 10:22am
by Bill Hoaglan
windshield riser mechanism
I bought the windshield riser mechanism from e bay It is okay but needs one gear . Does anyone know where I can find one ? Maybe I will have to have one made for me but would rather find one to use. Any info would be appreciated Thank all...
Views: 262   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 28, 2005 8:50am
by Lance Haynes
Durant Partner Magazine
Hello members. Haley Has been put behind by a lot of members being late submitting there items and photos and this is a special dedicated and extended color photo edition of our annual club meeting in New Jersey. Now the real killer is our faithful contact man (Tim)...
Views: 625   Replies: 8
Last Post: Jan 26, 2005 8:56pm
by Ken McCormick
Chrysler/Durant Rear Spring Shackles
While surching ebay for Chrysler items I found a set of NOS Tryon replacement rear spring shackles (item 7949311665)the seller has listed application for the shackles and included is "1927-1932 Durant all models, rear" ...Seller doesn't have the immage up but said th...
Views: 345   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 26, 2005 10:42am
by Bill Hoaglan
East Coast Chapter
I have mailed out half of the information and questionaires to prospective members. Mike is sending out the other half. These are being sent to everyone on the roster located East of the Mississippi river. We need to get rolling on this Chapter. Please respo...
Views: 494   Replies: 12
Last Post: Jan 25, 2005 12:33pm
by Mike Linthicum
1921 Dort For Sale
I found this ad in the current issue of Old Cars Weekly and thought I'd pass it along. ======================================== 1921 Dort Touring, NOS RF fender, apart, should run, kept in barn, mostly complete, have title. Needs total Restoration, $1950 812...
Views: 375   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 25, 2005 8:52am
by John W. Cina
Membership
Good news for all DMAC members. We have broken the 400 mark of total members at 407 members now. Wow. That is so great. Keep inviting people to join. Our goal is 500 members. They don’t need to own a Durant made car to join and belong. Lots of benefits for belo...
Views: 323   Replies: 2
Last Post: Jan 24, 2005 10:17pm
by Lance Haynes
1923 Dort
guys, was wondering if anyone at all has any pictures of a 1923 dort sports roadster. or maybe knows were i can find some pictures of one. i have tore the internet apart looking for some. any help would be great. andy
Views: 225   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 18, 2005 5:56pm
by Andy Johnson
1929 Durant and Star Four Cylinder Repair Manual on Ebay #7947193469
This is the second of two manuals I have listed just today on Ebay - Thanks for this forum to share my information with so many collectors and restorers. Jay Self
Views: 292   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 16, 2005 1:15pm
by Gregg Wellner
Regarding Cooling Systems
My 1928 Durant 60 Has no water pump Right? Does anybody out there use any cooling system additive.And what maint. do you do to this system if any. Great site! Thx
Views: 233   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jan 16, 2005 9:42am
by Rick Botti
1925 Star Truck on the Cover of Vintage Truck Magazine
While paying a visit to the Vintage Truck Magazine website I came across a 1925 Star Service Truck owned by our own Bob Krause on the front cover. See link: http://www.antiquepower.com/vt_home.html and http://www.antiquepower.com/vtissuehighlights.html...
Views: 361   Replies: 4
Last Post: Jan 14, 2005 2:23pm
by Yates Milton
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