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Dad's '30 Durant Roadster
My dad courted mom in a 1930 Durant wire wheel roadster with dual side mounts. They married in 1936 in Portland, OR and are still together today, for better or worse. I was building a '26 Star touring from parts collected all over WA state, but gave up after I had it...
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Last Post: Nov 25, 2004 9:12pm
by Gary Gilligan
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American cousins. All of your Canadian cousins wish you the very best and hope that your Thanksgiving celebrations are the best ever. We are getting our first snowfall here in Central Ontario. All the very best, From the Ontar...
Views: 226   Replies: 5
Last Post: Nov 25, 2004 6:08pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Oil Leak
I've just rebuilt my 1926 six cyl. It runs beautifully Just one problem.Until the engine warms up,oil literally oozes from the rear oil seal and is flung everywhere by the flywheel.The release valve spring was broken so I'm experimenting with various replacements.I'...
Views: 267   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 24, 2004 12:46am
by Peter Dunne
East Coast Chapter Info Added
I've added a notice written by Yates Milton regarding the formation of the eastern region. Please review by clicking on the Club Chapters Button on the left. Rick
Views: 249   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 22, 2004 3:19pm
by Mike Linthicum
Durant axels
I have just got my Durant ready for the road and I broke an axel on the left rear, in my driveway yet! oh well, better here than on the road. So now I am looking for an axel for a 1930 model 614. can anybody help me? thanks. Jim
Views: 353   Replies: 7
Last Post: Nov 20, 2004 6:56pm
by Jim Glover
Metric Conversion Tool
For anyone who would like a simple and easy to use tool that will convert between metric and British/American measurement systems, please visit the Special Interest page. There you can download a simple program called convert. Rick
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2004 11:44pm
by Rick Botti
members login
I just joined the Durant club, how do I get a login password to the members login site?
Views: 177   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 17, 2004 6:38pm
by Jim Glover
Continental Motor found in Grandpa's shed
i am hoping someone can help me get some idea if this motor is worth anything. I found a plate on the block that reads DURANT W5-540681 Made for Durant Motors by Continental Motors Corp. All I have is the engine and a radiator core I can be...
Views: 334   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 8:47pm
by Mark Lynn
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Marty
durant front axle
no idea what year or model but it is complete with wheels and caps (one dented)50.00/offer. 503-829-2692
Views: 261   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 4:24pm
by francis warwick
Water Pump for the DeVaux
I am in need of a new or better water pump for the 40-A engine in the DeVaux. Now that I am getting close to finishing the car I am running the engine more and see a little water seeping out of the shaft. Would a new pump be the best fix? Thanks for any help. Gary
Views: 274   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 11:33am
by Gary Yelle
Flint parts for sale
I received an email on the 12th from a Joe Simas. He has some Flint parts for sale. Did not mention what they were, but anyone interested needs to email him at fordiron40@earthlink.net.
Views: 297   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 15, 2004 8:59am
by Mike Linthicum
Steering gear
The Tech Page has an excellent article on setting up a Warner steering gear. Unfortunately, this info doesn't help me with my 4-07 which uses (I think), a Saginaw gear box. I've tried setting my box up but even with new bearings, it is still rough and has more pl...
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 6:15pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Durant star four radiator
I have one of these radiators for sale on e bay and I don't know much about it . Can anyone help me pinpoint which year it is? My E Bay name is flapslap check it out!!!
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Last Post: Nov 13, 2004 9:26am
by Chris Vanderpool
Membership Roster on Website
Rick, Great job on the roster listed under Members Login. This will be most helpful as I will not have to look for my roster. Will you post corrections? My telephone number is wrong and I now have the 30 Durant 6-14 Deluxe Sedan. Again, thanks for a great job....
Views: 407   Replies: 12
Last Post: Nov 12, 2004 8:37am
by Rick Botti
Searching for Richard Remelius
Anybody know how to get ahold of Richard? His listed phone number is not correct on the roster or in his ad in the Durant magazine. Thanks for any help. Don
Views: 226   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 10, 2004 6:02pm
by Don Shilling
Distributor performance figures for 15L motor
I would appreciate any information re performance figures for distributor of 15L motor Does any one have the reverse side to the A.E.A Tune- Up Page for 14L motor in Tech Pages What is the graph for the semi-auto advance system, effects of contact breaker flingin...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2004 11:26pm
by Phil Donoghoe
Two New Technical Contributions
I've just finished posting two new technical contributions thanks to Dave Schulte and Phil Peters. Both can be found on the Tech page under Modern Improvements. Dave sent pictures and part numbers showing how he updated the seals on his steering sector, while Phi...
Views: 361   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 9, 2004 7:08am
by Rick Botti
California in 2005
Set this date aside Work has been underway for several months planning the 2005 national meet. Yes, the 8th annual meet and tour is already in the planning stages. This will be the first time in Durant club history that a chapter will host an annual meeting and to...
Views: 218   Replies: 1
Last Post: Nov 6, 2004 9:09pm
by Lance Haynes
Need some information on the Model 60 touring
I need some expert advise on my restoration project. I'm working on a Model 60 touring. 1. Did this car have a electric or vaccum windsheild wiper? 2. Did this car have a outside drivers mirror? 3. My car has a radio antenna was this added or did they have...
Views: 315   Replies: 4
Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:33pm
by Lance Haynes
More assembly
What thickness of material is used on a 1923 Rugby running board and is it covered in rubber mat? Are there modern style engine bearings available in the USA or must I find an engineer to remetal the bearings? Thanks Wayne
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Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:07pm
by Wayne Dekker
Model 60 Radiator problems
I just got a call from the local Radiator shop. They told me my Model 60 Durant radiator should be replaced. The cost they gave me is $2,600. Wow, is that really how expensive they are? What do you other Durant owners do about replacing radiators? I would like t...
Views: 211   Replies: 3
Last Post: Nov 5, 2004 9:04pm
by Lance Haynes
Durant Roster
Rick , did you get my e mail reply and photos. regards barry
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Last Post: Nov 3, 2004 2:39pm
by Barry White
EBAY STAR MOTOR
I'M LISTING A STAR MOTOR MOUNTED ON A SHOW CART, IT WILL START ON EBAY TONIGHT AT 6:30 PACIFIC TIME, UNDER THE SELLER: WILDPIGSMC THANKS, DC
Views: 300   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 2, 2004 2:00pm
by DAVE C.
Mifflinburg Body Company
Does anyone have a vehicle with a body made by the Mifflinburg Body Company (aka Mifflinburg Body Works)in Mifflinburg, PA? If so, I would love to hear from you and see a photo of your body. Thanks.
Views: 349   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 29, 2004 8:48am
by Doug McCord
Spare Wheel Mount
I have a 1926 six cyl. Rugby.I would like to mount the spare wheel on the right hand fender instead of on the rear. Is this possible. Regards, Peter Dunne
Views: 348   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 28, 2004 12:44am
by Peter Dunne
31 Durant rear axle
The rear axle for the '31 model 619 seems to be unique, heavier and different than others I have seen. I picked up an axle that has reportedly been gone through - redone, including new brakes, etc. I was told it was put together but not "set up". I'm not an axle kind...
Views: 408   Replies: 4
Last Post: Oct 27, 2004 8:53pm
by cdmn
COuld my car be famous?
Are there movie studios in L.A. that rent old cars?
Views: 386   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 26, 2004 6:22pm
by Ken McCormick
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Brian
1923 Rugby Tourer for sale
100% complete, restoration project
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Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 1:04pm
by Brian
Selling 1929 Durant coupe
Needs refurbished, but is all there (6 cylinder) Best way to get ahold of me is phone 317 223 9781
Views: 306   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 24, 2004 8:36am
by Kim Phillips
Thanks Gord & Don
Thanks for the info guys,I live in the uk and its a rare car here and hard to find info on so your help was very much appreciated.I have a rugby M4 1929 roadster or de lux roadster, Im not really sure which as it has the fender mounted spare wheels but the wooden art...
Views: 214   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 23, 2004 3:39am
by Barry White
engine swap
Can anyone please tell me can I fit a 1923 continental star engine into my 1929 Rugby and will I need to adapt anything or does it go straight in .I am not sure if it is the same engine used for both cars, it looks the same in the picture I have. thanks Barry
Views: 363   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 20, 2004 8:26pm
by Don Shilling
Hershey
Did anyone make it to Hershey ? Any interesting finds ? Dave
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Last Post: Oct 19, 2004 12:13pm
by Dave Schulte
1929 durant mo#614
how much would this car be worth in mint cond.
Views: 426   Replies: 5
Last Post: Oct 18, 2004 10:39am
by Bill Hoaglan
Questions about Paint/chrome/nickel
I have seen many pictures of restored units and there is some inconsistency in the finish of several parts. My concern is related a 1928 M2 Rugby, and here are the questions related with black paint or chrome/nickel finish: 1)Windshield brackets fixed to the bo...
Views: 392   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 17, 2004 3:07pm
by Gregg Wellner
IT'S HERE!
My husband just got home with the "new" car. I am amazed, it's so cool. I would like to post a photo so you experts can tell me what you think. How do I do that? This is so neat!
Views: 279   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 16, 2004 7:11pm
by Rick Botti
Hemmings Classic Car Magazine
How many of you subscribe to the new "Hemmings Classic Car" magazine? If you do, you should read an article in the December 2004 issue about Skip Marketti. If you dont, you need to. For those of you that attended the 2003 DMAC Annual meeting you will remember...
Views: 336   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 15, 2004 8:01pm
by Charles A. Spitz
Spring shackles
I am looking for a set of front spring shackles for my Durant 60. Anyone know where I may get a set. Can the pin on the end of the leaf spring be pushed out. This is the pin that fits in the shackle.
Views: 283   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 14, 2004 12:53am
by Peter Dunne
value
Can ANYONE tell me good site to look at to get the value of a Durant? TIA
Views: 277   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 12, 2004 12:14pm
by Charles A. Spitz
AACA Magazine
Did anyone notice the inside back cover of the latest Antique Automobile magazine? Looks like a Star service truck to me. What do you think? Frank
Views: 353   Replies: 3
Last Post: Oct 9, 2004 2:03pm
by Bob Porter
Durant Partner
Hello everyone. It is now October and I feel you all deserve a update on our club magazine. As you remember Tony did not have the luxury of working hand in hand with someone new to help with our high class first class award wining magazine as his employer UPS started...
Views: 235   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 8, 2004 12:54pm
by Gordon F. Curl
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Scott
Grey-Dort parts
I have what I was told is a 1918 Grey Dort roadster cowl, doors, windshield stantions, and windshild frame. Only rust at all I have seen is in the windshield frame. Would like $300 for everything. Feel free to call me @ 304-365-0884....Scott
Views: 350   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:16pm
by Scott
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Scott
1928 M2 Durant for sale
I have lost all interest in my Durant and have deceided to sell her. Body is rough, (see pic under photos) most all the wood is gone. Frame has been cleaned, painted, new late model rear end seals installed. rear was purchased from Frank Whittaker and seemed to be...
Views: 344   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:14pm
by Frank Witkowski
1929 Durant 4dr sedan
looking for an iginition switch for a 29 sedan One of the last items in a complete restoration. ANy help is appreciated
Views: 278   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 3:37pm
by James Lay
Durrant on AACA board
Saw this listed on the AACA BB. http://www.aaca.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=246640&page=1&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1 Jan
Views: 218   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 6, 2004 9:01am
by Jan Arnett
Shocks rebuilt
Does anyone have a good source for having the original shocks rebuilt for my Durant 60? The name on them is Delco Remy (Lovejoy).
Views: 267   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 5, 2004 4:18pm
by Ronald A Jaremko...
Cowl Light Arms
Hi, would anyone have a spare set of cowl light arms for a 29 model 60, I need a deacent set for chroming or to borrow a set so Mike and Neil Butters can make me a new set any help would be greatly appreciated.
Views: 233   Replies: 0
Last Post: Oct 3, 2004 4:24am
by Steve Mercier
A-22 Manifold
The manifold on our A-22 has been welded at the outlet and whilst bead blasting, we found that you can see through the weld. Does anyone have one of the early manifolds that they would part with? This is the early one that has the vacuum tank affixed to it. I be...
Views: 265   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 2, 2004 2:02pm
by Carol And Larry ...
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steve
I.D. Plates
I remember back a short while ago someone was having new I.D. plates made up for various makes and models and I belive Gord Curl was requesting some for Forntenacs. Did any of these ever get made and are any more available to Frontenac owners?
Views: 276   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 30, 2004 7:16am
by Frank Witkowski
The Durant Partner
Good news about the Sept. club magazine. I paid Tony's old printer in Los Angeles with one of my credit cards to speed up everything and he is going to run a proof tomorrow and my hat goes off to Haley for all her driving around in the Los Angeles traffic to get this...
Views: 264   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:29pm
by Carol And Larry ...
Hershey meeting place
Hello all!! Larry will be at Hershey in the White Field. WAX 6-7 Look for the Durant Banner!! Everyone from the club are invited to meet him on Friday at 4:30.. for an hour or so. BYO drinks and goodies. Lets talk Durants !
Views: 280   Replies: 3
Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:23pm
by Carol And Larry ...
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