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East Coast Chapter
We had some discussion at the New Jersey meet about forming an Eastern Chapter. Is there any interest? Yates and I talked to some of the folks there and did collect some names. If you would be interested in working with us to form a chapter please contact eith...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 6:14pm
by Carol And Larry ...
DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe on Ebay
There is a DURANT 1928 M2 Coupe for sale on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=6472&item=2491968010&rd=1
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 7:43am
by Rick Botti
Electrical system
Now I am facing the electrical system of my 1928 M2 Rugby. I have seen headlamps chart of Mazda bulbs and there is some indication about 32 and 21 CP for 6Volts. Looking around locally I found 50 CP bulbs and had been told that those where the lamps used at that t...
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Last Post: Sep 29, 2004 3:49am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
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1929 Model 60 Parts
I'm parting out a '29 Model 60 2 Door Coupe. If any one is interested let me know your needs. I took a lot of pictures today (No Rain). Shipping would be from Seattle area.
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Last Post: Sep 23, 2004 11:58am
by Stephen Aldrich
New Jersey Durant Meet Pictures
The first pictures of last weekends Durant meet are now posted in the Photograhs section. Click on the Photographs button, then click on the Past Events Button. From there one last click on the 2004 Annual meet button and you're there. Rick
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Last Post: Sep 21, 2004 1:20pm
by Rick Botti
Traveling West with empty trailer
I will be driving from Philadelphia, PA to Fallon, NV to pick up a 1929 Durant model 60 parts car. On the way West my trailer will be empty. Do you have anything that needs to go from East to West. The trailer is not closed. The load should be less then 2,000 pounds....
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 5:28pm
by Leonard Burkhold...
Star Radiator cap
I am told that a 23-27 Chevrolet radiator cap will fit my 24 Star. I can get one in TX unless there is a Star one available. Ideas?
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Last Post: Sep 20, 2004 3:49pm
by Ken Crowl
1924 Star for sale on Ebay. Must be a typo?
Just listed on Ebay Motors is a 1924 star with a price of $79,999.00. This has to be a typo! What hat did they pull that price out of? Can you imagine that?
Views: 450   Replies: 15
Last Post: Sep 19, 2004 5:00pm
by jake
1932 Durant
4 Door.....6 Cyl. Never Restored....In excellent shape Call Anytime after 6 P.M. 1-705-389-2270 Serious callers only please
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2004 5:22pm
by Walter Williams
DMAC Annual Meeting is Concluded
The Seventh Annual DMAC Meeting is over, and most of the attendees are on their way home. We had nine different Durant made vehicles at various times during the weekend. We had about 60 different people attend the various events over the three days. On Frida...
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Last Post: Sep 18, 2004 2:23pm
by Charles A. Spitz
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bec
webmaster
now that day 3 of the 4 day east coast meeting has ended can we finally stop this annoying popup that has been announcing it daily for the past few months thanking you in advance bec
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Last Post: Sep 16, 2004 7:17am
by mike Linthicum
I'need pictures to restore a Durant 32 roadstar !!!
My name is Aabel Aguilera. I' live in Argentina. I have a durant 1932, Before roadstar, Now truck. Please I' need your help. In this moment I' rebuilding this Durant, but I' need pictures of the others similar cars . In specialy of the END of car (rumble seat...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2004 7:32pm
by Gary warden
Door Bumpers
I have arranged for the production of the semi-circular door stops or bumpers as used in models M2, M4, 40, 55, 60, and R. These were part number 22661. A pair (required for each door) will cost $7.00 plus shipping. These should be available before the end of Augus...
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Last Post: Sep 15, 2004 5:57pm
by Mac Irvine
1930 Durant 614 - auction on ebay
Greetings, my father, Jim Smith, has asked me to auction this car for him on ebay. I thought I'd let this forum know about it. If you'd like to call him and talk to him about it he can be reached at 704-492-1126. He doesn't have a computer. This is what he say...
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Last Post: Sep 14, 2004 5:40pm
by Michelle Smith
Timing
Can anyone tell me exactly where the timing mark is on the flywheel? I don't know if it is just covered with dirt and grease causing it not to be visible.
Views: 295   Replies: 4
Last Post: Sep 14, 2004 5:40pm
by Bill DeVries
water pump parts 24 star
I am looking for new a water pump shaft & bushing for my 24 Star F Touring or water pump or place that rebuilds. Also I still need a rear body panel for the same car. All help appreciated !
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Last Post: Sep 9, 2004 9:25am
by Glenn Guild
Steering wheel
In my previous post I had mentioned that I needed help to remove the steering wheel on my Model 60. What I really need is help getting the horn button and levers off to get at the nut underneath. Sorry about the confusion. I just don't want to break anything. T...
Views: 306   Replies: 3
Last Post: Sep 9, 2004 5:34am
by Al Farnum
DMAC Annual Meeting-NJ
With less than a week to go there are: 34 people coming to the annual meeting 47 people coming to the Elizabeth Durant Plant 42 people coming to the Saturday BBQ 32 people coming to the Deal, NJ event Are you one of those that will be in NJ for the annual me...
Views: 316   Replies: 8
Last Post: Sep 8, 2004 8:35pm
by Charles A. Spitz
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Haley
September Durant Partner
Hello everyone!! As the last issue was my first attempt at putting out this wonderful publication, the mailing came a little later than had been expected. However, this upcoming issue should be to you all by the later end of September. To all of those contri...
Views: 365   Replies: 5
Last Post: Sep 6, 2004 2:45pm
by Haley
All ready and prepared for "Frances"
Ok fellow DMAC members, I think that all the Florida DMAC members are now finally done hurricane preparations, boarded up house windows, and ready to hunker down and ride out the storm. Keep us in you prayers!
Views: 311   Replies: 7
Last Post: Sep 6, 2004 8:02am
by Mike Linthicum
Recipes for the 7th Annual DMAC Meeting
We only have 3 recipes....we would like a lot more.....ALSO, if you are one of the ones that has sent a recipe, and you would like a photo of your Durant, Star etc included in the recipe book please send it to me via email wlbjayhawk@aol.com If you would like a p...
Views: 339   Replies: 7
Last Post: Sep 5, 2004 9:33pm
by Carla Spitz-Fish...
1929 Durant coupe for sale
We have the coupe still for sale. A local gentleman was going to buy it , but lost his job. Asking 5700.00. Needs restored. Pictures of the car were in a couple of the last magazine issues. Phone 317-346-6429
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Last Post: Sep 4, 2004 6:33am
by Kim Phillips
Cars & Parts Mag.
Today I received my October copy of Cars and Parts. Starting on page 28 is the write up of the Antiques on the Bay car show in St. Ignace, MI. On page 30, picture #8 sitting next to a 1931 Buick Rumble seat auto look close at the Auto a long side with the big disk...
Views: 341   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 3, 2004 6:35am
by Gordon F. Curl
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bec
annual meeting in nj
is anybody coming from oregon area to nj meeting that may hav room for a 29 durant coupe? i hav 1 in seaside or that i need brought to nj it is not running and some front parts are loose so may need closed trailer any help greatly appreciated thanx bec
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Last Post: Sep 3, 2004 4:10am
by bec
U-Joint Spacers
I need at least four of the wedge shaped spacers for the U-joints in my '29 Durant, Model 40. Four of mine are fine on one side but badly misshapen on the other.
Views: 248   Replies: 3
Last Post: Sep 2, 2004 9:41pm
by Lance Haynes
The Countdown has STARTED!
There are 13 days left until the Seventh Annual DMAC Meeting. Are you registered? If not, there is still time participate in the events. Get your registration in, NOW! Will you be the one that travels the farthest to be at the meeting? Will you be the younge...
Views: 251   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 2, 2004 4:58pm
by Lance Haynes
Vacuum pump
I have been fighting with my vacuum pump system in my M2 1928 Rugby. The Stewart is the model without levers. Gas flows from main tank to vacuum pump, but gas do not flow evenly from vacuum tank to carburetor, it flows, but after a long while carburetor gets out of g...
Views: 432   Replies: 7
Last Post: Sep 2, 2004 10:42am
by Ricardo H. Colom...
Vaccuum pump
Having problems with 1928 Durant vaccuum pump. Was told that the best was to replace it with an electric pump. Can you help re: Where power should come from (key or seperate switch). Where is the best location? Should pump discharge in carburator or in vaccuum tan...
Views: 342   Replies: 4
Last Post: Sep 1, 2004 6:53pm
by jan arnett
Durant Drivers side Front Fender
I have the above Front Fender for sale. The price is $175.00 plus shipping. The Fender is solid as a rock and appears to be in very very good condition. I would say that all it needs is some paint and a car to put it on. This is an original. My phone number is 219 89...
Views: 199   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 1, 2004 10:54am
by Don Shilling
generator
I maintain a 1930 durant. We made this durant into a taxi for Fisher Island NY. I need a generator for this car. Can any one help? Thanks Wayne
Views: 219   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 1, 2004 6:09am
by wayne carini
What Kind of wood?
I'm in the process of restoring a 1928 Durant M2, and Iwas wondering if anybody knows what kind of wood should be used for the frame. I have a lot of dry rot,and termite Damage. especially on the pieces between the Body, and chassis
Views: 243   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 30, 2004 2:44pm
by Mac Irvine
Antique automobile magazines
There are a lot of Antique Automobile magazines on eBay. There is one lot #6922955606 that included the one about the restoration of Ray Keto's 1923 Durant Sport Touring. I know some of us paid a big price to get one of these magazines, and right now there is no bi...
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2004 6:40pm
by Gordon F. Curl
1927 star sales brochure
There is a nice 1927 sales brochure on ebay for under $7.00 and no bid. Jan
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Last Post: Aug 29, 2004 5:57pm
by jan arnett
1926 STAR
I HAVE A 1926 STAR 2 DR SEDAN 6 CYL. RESTORED BY MY FATHER, IN EXCELLENT SHAPE, COULD ANYONE HELP ME TO DETERMINE THE VALUE AND THE BEST WAY TO SELL THE CAR?
Views: 290   Replies: 2
Last Post: Aug 28, 2004 8:50pm
by Bill Hoaglan
Dual 12v and 6v electrics
I'm restoring a 1926 six cylinder. Six volt electrical components are difficult to source in europe.I am toying with the idea of fitting two 6v batteries in series(12v)and just using one 6v to supply starter and ignition. Everything else ie.lights,wipers,fuel pum...
Views: 485   Replies: 9
Last Post: Aug 28, 2004 6:43pm
by jan arnett
Ignition/lights switch
Looking for a missing ignition/light switch I found two of the same manufacturer stated in manuals for my 1928 M2 Rugby. One has same view and contacts with fuse holder, shown in drawings attached to maintenance manuals, but the face has a round plate fixed to the bo...
Views: 274   Replies: 1
Last Post: Aug 27, 2004 8:46am
by Gregg Wellner
Wanted- Rear bumper brackets
I am looking for a set of rear bumper brackets for my 1928 M-2 Two-door Durant. These are the brackets that support the rear left bumper although they are the same for either side, just reversed. The twin chrome plated bumper bars are fine, I just need the two black...
Views: 202   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 26, 2004 8:14pm
by Fritz Kuenzel
Steering wheel
I want to remove the steering wheel from my Durant 60. Is there a special tool I need? Any help would be appreciated. I am also looking for a good bracket that would hold my cowl light on. It is for the left side (drivers side). I have the original but it had be...
Views: 267   Replies: 3
Last Post: Aug 26, 2004 12:22pm
by Gordon F. Curl
7th Annual DMAC Meet - Who's Going?
Here it is August already and the annual meeting is coming up real fast. So my question is, who's going? I plan to be there, I don't want to miss a chance to tour the NJ Durant factory, or should I say the Durant Cookie factory? I also hope someone is bringing a...
Views: 596   Replies: 21
Last Post: Aug 25, 2004 10:14am
by Charles A. Spitz
'31 model 619 on eBay
The 619 right hand drive Durant on eBay is attracting lots of attention. Anybody bidding? Boy, that Art Deco interior is REALLY nice. Outside looks good though. I'm thinking I might try red leather in my 619. ha Wayne
Views: 232   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 24, 2004 6:42pm
by Wayne Farrand
Need wheels for 1929 Touring 60
I just bought a 1929 Durant 60 touring. I would like to restore it as close to original as possible. I need four wooden, correct wheels with hubs. Can you tell me where to find them?
Views: 645   Replies: 7
Last Post: Aug 24, 2004 8:10am
by teena
durant sign
I have what appears to be an original "durant" dealer sign.It is approx. 2 1/2 ft x 3 1/5 ft,heavy guage metal. It is black w/white lettering,w/red accents. It states in large letters"Durant" then in smaller letters,"A Good Car". Under that in smaller letters states"...
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Last Post: Aug 23, 2004 8:03pm
by rob jones
Great Race New York to Paris (San Diego Style)
Today (8/22) Lance and I, along with our wives, participated in a replica of the great race from New York to Paris. This event was hosted by the San Diego Horseless Carriage Club and consisted of about 60 miles of driving and 6 stops along the way, and about 4 hours...
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2004 8:44pm
by Charles A. Spitz
1928 Star M2 Coupe for sale
I have an original coupe that I would like to sell with under 80,000 actual miles.It is in excellent condition. I'm asking $6,000 or best offer. Thanks... Ron
Views: 396   Replies: 3
Last Post: Aug 21, 2004 5:55pm
by Ron Scobie
Durant model 619 for sale in UK
Yeah that's right I found a model 619 for sale on eBay that is restored and located in England. http://users.autoexposure.co.uk/classicdd.cfm?Account=AETA43737&VehicleID=AETV332175&Photo=http://users.autoexposure.co.uk/is/remotemanaged/AETA43737/AETV332175_1a.jpg...
Views: 313   Replies: 5
Last Post: Aug 18, 2004 9:59pm
by Wayne Farrand
Durant radiator and shell for sale
I have an extra radiator and shell for what I believe to be a 1928 Durant for sale. Please contact me if you are interested and let me know how to identify what I have. It looked very similar to what I had on the 28 Star (which I just sold) and bought it as a b...
Views: 232   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 17, 2004 7:50am
by Ron Scobie
Generator
On the inside of the front end plate of my generator there's what looks like a fuse holder. There doesn't appear to be any wires connected to it.Can anyone advise whats its purpose.
Views: 305   Replies: 3
Last Post: Aug 16, 2004 1:19am
by Peter Dunne
Star Fenders on eBay
There are 3 Star fenders just posted on eBay. Item #'s are 2487181118, 2487181594 and 2487180518. Yates
Views: 232   Replies: 0
Last Post: Aug 15, 2004 7:18am
by Yates Milton
'24 Star Runabout
Thanx to Bob Porter for some mfg. number clarification, now the only other unfinished business for my 24 F Star is the round radiator emblem. Any ideas to where I may look would be appreciated.
Views: 381   Replies: 8
Last Post: Aug 14, 2004 10:42am
by Lance Haynes
sell
Durant 29 6/60 Roadster Cabriolet. Built in 1929. Perfect condition seakes new owner. Who's interested?
Views: 268   Replies: 1
Last Post: Aug 13, 2004 12:50pm
by Rick Botti
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