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U2 Carb

My dad has a Durant 614 that we are restoring and we are looking for a Stromberg U2 Carb. Can anyone help? If so, please email me at rescue7414@aol.com

Thanks

Tom

Where Are You From? New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant 614

Re: U2 Carb

Stromberg U2 or Tillotson W8A. New Zenith replacement is model 267 number 12994 / 14998 / 14999

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

Norm-

Yes. My Dad owns a 1930 Durant. We are from New Jersey USA. My grandmother worked at the Durant plant many years ago and we are restoring one now. Do you have a carb to sell?

Thanks

Tom

Where Are You From? New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant 614

Re: U2 Carb

Tom
I don't have a Stromberg U2, but I do have a couple of Ox2's from the Flint cars that are in pretty decent shape that I'm willing to sell. I'm not sure about all of the differences, but there is an OX2 on e bay now that will give you a description and specs. Jim G.

Where Are You From? Ohio

Do You own a car built by Durant? Flints

Re: U2 Carb

Hi Tom .. no I don't have spare carb's but my Dominion Motors 32 614 used W8A and J4A carb. Mine has the J4A. As the Leaside aftermarket says J4A used on some 614's. J4A, J6A and J7A were used on our Canadian cars under Dominion, along with the W8A. 1930 614 under Durant Motors I used to own in the 60's had the U2.

J6A W8A used on 1931 / 32 618 with 22A and later 1932 32A engine with J6A. 1932 633 Durant with 32A had the J6A, 1932 685 Frontenac with 32A used J7A. 1931 E or E-618 Frontenac with 22A used J4, 1932 E 670 Frontenac with 22A used J4A. W8A could be also used on the E Frontys

The E-55 and E-80 Flint used the OX-2 and did the Jr 8 Locomobile. Bolt spacing on the OX-2 is 2 11/16 same as the U2, W8A, J4A, J5A (619), J6A, J7A.

E-55 and E-80 Continental 6E 6 cyl 268.4 cui 65@2,400rpm
Jr 8 Conny 8P 8 cyl 198.8 cui 60@3,000 rpm
614 Conny 22A 6 cyl 199.1 cui 58@3,100 rpm.

Zenith replacement for all 3 is model 267 number 14999.

Carbs is a present project of Phil Peter's I am assisting.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

Look under heading at left of home page under "Technical page" At the bottom under Durant repro parts lists a co in New Zealand that can supply a new Stromberg U2 for $2265.00 (assume NZ dollars)

Where Are You From? Orygun

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 6-14

Re: U2 Carb

Yes site says OZ dollars so $2101 in Can or $1612.61 USD today, then you have shipping cost and State / Provincial tax etc, before dust settles.

Lot cheaper a replacement Zenith or if a member has a U2 or W8A spare.

Perhaps Jon has one or repair the existing one.

The Carburetor Shop LLC
204 East 15th Street
Eldon, Missouri 65026

EMAIL - carbqueen@sbcglobal.net.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

Thanks for the info guys. We are still looking

Where Are You From? New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant 614

Re: U2 Carb

Tom
Not sure but if you look at the Ebay button on the left of the screen, there is a Carb available for the 30 Durant I believe. You might check it out.

Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan

Re: U2 Carb

Mike .. if you are referring to 262484286270 Stromberg UV-1, that has been on eBay many times. Goodness knows what it fits. Info says 2 3/8 bolt centers and the 22A and 32A are 2 11/16 bolt centers. Couldn't hammer it on.

Now the 407 / 610 with W8, 4 cyl, uses Stromberg U1 1/8 and has 2 3/8 bolt centers. The W8 also used Tillotson SP-26A.

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

Thanks Mike and Norm. I did check it out. Doesn't look like it would work for us.

Where Are You From? New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant 614

Re: U2 Carb

Nope, grin

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

The Stromberg U2 was used on a few cars of our era, but they were as rare as our 6-14s. These carbs were made of pot metal and can fracture easily. They consist of three main parts(main lower body, upper main body and the float chamber cover). The float chamber covers are frequently broken at the supply line orifice from overtightening/vibration. I have spare parts to make a carb except for the float chamber cover. Maybe you can get that from Sid in NZ that is reproducing this part. Some of these carbs were stamped "22A" on the upper body right by the throat. Don't know if this means there was some internal part specifications just for our cars or just for the different connections or controls for the 6-14. Let me know if you are interested or will continue looking for an intact carb, because as I said you will need a new float cover to complete the one I have. Ross

Where Are You From? Orygun

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 6-14

Re: U2 Carb

Having a quick look in Engine Tune Up Manual and Service Specifications 1932 by The Canadian Automobile Chamber of Commerce, I see

Stromberg U2 used on

Chrysler "65" 1928 and 29
Chrysler "66" 1929
Dodge "DA" 1929
Durant "614' 1930
Durant "617" 1930
Durant "611" 1931
Durant "614" 1931 Durant info approved by Dominion Motors/
Franklin "130" 1929
Franklin 135- 137 1929
Hupmobile "A" 1929
Hupmobile "S" 1930
Hupmobile Centuary Six 1931
Studibaker "FC" 1929
Studibaker "53" 1930
Studibaker "54" 1931


Of course this doesn't take into consideration the US Durant cars 1930 612, 614 that also used the Stromberg U2.

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Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan

Re: U2 Carb

I have a U2 carb I am willing to sell. I also have a spare U2 carb and parts that could be restored. It is for 1930 Durant, Continental 22A 6 engine. If your interested give a call 206-639-3206 Kjnord2292@juno.com


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Where Are You From? Kent Wa

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant

Re: U2 Carb

Hi Keith

Looks good. Is that an original or reproduction?

Tom

Where Are You From? New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant 614

Re: U2 Carb

What is the price of the U2 carb...?
Art Lloyd

Where Are You From? Union,New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930-614 4 door coach

Re: U2 Carb

Hey there Art, sent you some pics to your E-mail with details

Where Are You From? Kent Wa

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930 Durant

Re: U2 Carb

Thanks but no thanks....already have a cracked U-2 so don't need another at your price.

Where Are You From? Union,New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930-614 4 door coach

Re: U2 Carb

Art LLoyd
Thanks but no thanks....already have a cracked U-2 so don't need another at your price.

Where Are You From? Union,New Jersey

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1930-614 4 door five window coach , one of only three known to exist...

 

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