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Lance Haynes Needs Help
Lance Haynes is one of the founders of this Durant Club. He was the first president I think. His health is not very good now, and he is in a bad financial situation. His mortgage is now in default because he doesn't have the income now to pay his mortgage anymore....
Views: 19   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 20, 2022 6:03pm
by Jim Pardubsky
Durant Parts For Sale
Lance Haynes has a lot of miscellaneous Durant parts in his back yard that he needs to get rid of because of health reasons. I am trying to help him in this effort. Any offers will be considered. He also has lots of Durant literature available. For more details,...
Views: 31   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 15, 2022 7:08pm
by Jim Pardubsky
Durant For Sale
My 1929 Durant M4 Four-door is for sale. Was restored in 1970's. Needs it again. I've owned it for almost 50 years. I also have 3 parts cars and miscellaneous. Will sell for a decent offer under $4,000.00.
Views: 52   Replies: 1
Last Post: May 13, 2022 5:47pm
by Gary Nitkin
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Rich
1926 Star Car Model M Coup For Sale- Please email if interested @ arizona.flooring9@gmail.com
For Sale!! This is my two-door 1926 Star Car Model M Coupster which has been completely redone with beautifully hand crafted cherry wood and painted its original color of Florentine Green. Unfortunately, I have to part with it due to health issues. So, if anyone i...
Views: 46   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 12, 2022 12:58pm
by Rich
Door Handles
In search of driver and passenger side exterior door handles. Thanks
Views: 204   Replies: 3
Last Post: May 11, 2022 5:09pm
by Robert Bush
3 Durants For Sale
I have 3 of my Durants for sale in San Diego, CA. 1. A restored 1929 Durant Model 63 4-Dr. Sedan. This car has the wire spoke wheels and side mount spare tires in the front fenders. It has been converted to 12V. It has been upgraded with a Ford Inline 6 cylinder O...
Views: 18   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 11, 2022 4:50pm
by Jim Pardubsky
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Debbie
wanted ... new starter gear or assembly for Autolite MG-4004
I've been messing with this finicky car for quite a while ... currently the starter gear is locking up with the flywheel and have to loosen the starter mounting to get it free. the gear is worn with slight chipping and am looking to replace it to eliminate that...
Views: 15   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 9, 2022 12:31pm
by Debbie
Star car for sale on Face Book - Sedalia, MO
I posted this on the Durant Face Book page, but wanted to give it as much exposure as I could. Thinking someone will be interested in purchase? This is not my car - I saw it advertised on Facebook Marketplace and if I wasn't in the middle of several projects would p...
Views: 34   Replies: 0
Last Post: May 8, 2022 7:24pm
by Jay F Self
1927 Durant M2 for sale
I have a beautiful and very unique project that I unfortunately don’t have the time for. It is a 1927 Durant M2, and according to the Durant Automobile Club of America, it is 1 of only 10 known in existence to this day. It is a full restoration project includin...
Views: 51   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 27, 2022 5:12pm
by Norm Toone
For Sale: Durant Headlight Bar
I have a nice chrome plated 1929 Durant headlight bar for sale. It might fit other models also. Make offer. https://ibb.co/F7h2PXk
Views: 46   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 14, 2022 6:31pm
by Lance Haynes
Flywheel Needed -1926 Flint - Continental Flint-60 Motor
Wanted: a flywheel for a Continental Flint 60 Motor Number 14U-3632.
Views: 161   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 8, 2022 5:26am
by Jim Greenamyer
1925 Star Frame, Engine, Misc parts
We have many parts left over from a 1925 Star parts car. Frame Engine (might be locked up) Floor boards Springs Bumpers Hood side panels Exhaust Windshield frame Trans Front Axle Rear end 2 front doors Passenger side rear door 4x4.50x4.75x21 Tires Pa...
Views: 224   Replies: 2
Last Post: Mar 8, 2022 5:21am
by Jim Greenamyer
1928 Durant 4 cyl Sedan for sale
One 1928 Durant 4 cyl Sedan in need of restoration. $3000 Obo 98percent of the wood is there. All the wood inside is in really good shape. I have the roof lumber in my house. Send a note if interested for pictures.
Views: 36   Replies: 0
Last Post: Mar 7, 2022 3:05pm
by Jason Herrell
Star parts
I have a bunch of star parts I want to get rid of. If anyone is interested in what I have my phone number is 724-961-4813
Views: 111   Replies: 1
Last Post: Mar 2, 2022 1:00pm
by James R Alves
Wanted:Pair of rear brake drum for a 30 614 for wire wheels
Need a pair of rear drums and hubs for a 30-614. Any condition. For wire wheels. thanks, Dave
Views: 141   Replies: 10
Last Post: Mar 1, 2022 11:54am
by Norm Toone
1925 Star Parts For Sale
1925 Star Parts for Sale Motor Starter Front and Rear Axel Steering Column Steering Boxes Wheels and Assorted Wheel Parts Water Pump Springs Dash Steering Wheel (no wood) Hubcap Misc. Small Parts $200 OBO Located in Long Beach, California Judy373...
Views: 163   Replies: 3
Last Post: Feb 24, 2022 10:09am
by James R Alves
1923 Star CC (Comercial chassis) and anyone in the club that does lost wax casting of parts
Hello Durantonians! If anyone in their Durant travels knows of a Star CC chassis out there, let me know. I don't need a body, just from the cowl forward, motor, radiator and frame. As far as I can find the CC was the Star commercial chassis for truck bodies etc....
Views: 56   Replies: 1
Last Post: Feb 12, 2022 5:52am
by Norm Toone
Horn button
Looking for a horn button and steering wheel trim plate for a 1928 Rugby truck, might be the same as other models not sure
Views: 34   Replies: 0
Last Post: Feb 10, 2022 5:31pm
by Gary R West
1930 Durant parts car
Make offer on a 1930 Durant parts car . Has title and is completely disassembled and would need to be trailered. Engine, transmission, frame, wheels, fenders , complete chassis , hood, radiator shell and radiator. No body except the cowl and windshield. Good useable...
Views: 69   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jan 24, 2022 3:12pm
by Keith Nordquist
Early Durant parts
Hi: I just got a call from an elderly gentleman in Boston. He told me that he bought and sold old buildings. The one he just bought had several real old Durant parts and he would like to get them to someone who could use them. This is what he said that he had: an...
Views: 165   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 14, 2022 5:07am
by Norm Toone
replacement Radiator
We have a 1927 Star roadster with a 14L 6 cylinder engine, We have a radiator which is leaking and plugged. We had it off once and was cleaned,( not Sure if this worked) So we need a used replacement in better shape and not plugged, or where can we source a new mo...
Views: 95   Replies: 3
Last Post: Jan 9, 2022 8:23am
by jeffrey quicksel...
Star Tail Light Wanted
Hi All, As we are finishing Cathy's Star roadster, one of the last items needed is a Star tail light. This is the oblong light used on the 26-27 Stars. It was also used on the Chevy "4's" of the same period. We are hoping to bring this car to the Flint meet. Any...
Views: 148   Replies: 6
Last Post: Dec 11, 2021 9:49am
by Bert Babick
fender
I need a front driver side fender for a 1923 durant
Views: 39   Replies: 0
Last Post: Dec 4, 2021 1:51am
by Thomas Edmonds
Rugby parts needed
Hi, we have a 1924 Rugby Ute - continental 4 cylinder F Model and we are looking for some parts. We need a transverse tube and brackets and a complete distributor. Located in Australia Thanks Tania
Views: 57   Replies: 2
Last Post: Nov 24, 2021 12:25pm
by Tania
Roadster for sale
Durantonians- I've decided that it's time to sell my 1930 Durant 6-14 roadster. I'm just not using the car and it should have another caretaker. Call at 208-310-6300. Asking $30,000.00 for this restored beauty. They don't come up very often! Jim Colbert
Views: 72   Replies: 0
Last Post: Nov 15, 2021 12:27pm
by Jim Colbert
W5 engine for sale whole or parts
Hi all! I have a W5 with a broken off distributor that I bought explicitly to try an construct a distributorless ignition for. Well challenge completed and my boss says it has to go. It will be going to the recycler very soon unless one of you would like the entire m...
Views: 130   Replies: 10
Last Post: Nov 12, 2021 10:09am
by Ross
1931 Durant Model 412 Tourister
1931 Durant 412 Tourister for sale. Appears to be mostly complete but totally disassembled. Wood is in rough shape and some is missing. Metal panels are in good condition with only surface rust. It was disassembled in the 70s by a previous owner and has been stored i...
Views: 223   Replies: 8
Last Post: Oct 28, 2021 9:13pm
by Dave
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Dean
27Durant
I came across a 27 durant. This is a nice car however it is a little much for my knowledge of old car. It runs great and is a fun car its just way to much to much to up keeo for me. I have no idea what its worth just would like to sell before snow flies so i dont hav...
Views: 308   Replies: 4
Last Post: Oct 24, 2021 11:42pm
by Gary J. Yelle
1928 Durant For Sale ***NICE***
1928 Durant For Sale in Indiana. Beautiful inside and out. Always stored in a temperature controlled garage. The original engine and transmission have been replaced with a 1983 Ford 6 cylinder engine and transmission for reliability purposes. We still have the...
Views: 327   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 16, 2021 7:35pm
by Jim Pardubsky
1930-31 Durant 6-14 radiator cap on ebay
You just don't see these come up that often, if ever. Use tab from the menu at the left side of page and go to ebay Durant. Radiator cap in pretty decent shape for $60.00.Often lost or stolen from our cars. Ross
Views: 64   Replies: 1
Last Post: Oct 12, 2021 5:18am
by Norm Toone
Re: Locomobile for sale
1928 (Durant era) Locomobile model 8-80 sedan for sale on BringATrailer. Car is located in the San Francisco Bay area. Mike Babick must know about this one. Looks nice, needs some recommissioning work. Offered by a dealer.
Views: 98   Replies: 2
Last Post: Oct 4, 2021 9:01am
by mike b
Hub cap wrenches
I have 2 hub cap wrenches for cars with larger hubcaps. These are larger than the 1930/31 hubcaps. (Maybe for Mike's Locomobile?) The light colored wrench measures 3 and 1/2 inches across the open end. The other two wrench openings are 1 and 1/2 and 1 and 1/4 inch...
Views: 124   Replies: 8
Last Post: Oct 4, 2021 4:17am
by Norm Toone
Small handle for front seat adjuster
I wonder if anyone has one of the small handles for the seat adjuster on 1930 = 1932 Durants? Will has just purchased a 1930 Durant Roadster and we need a handle for the seat adjuster. Gord
Views: 92   Replies: 6
Last Post: Sep 30, 2021 3:41pm
by Bob Smith
distributor drive gears
Hi I am looking for distributor drive gears my housing is ok but the gears do not look like they belong. the distributor gear has been ground to fit and the generator gear is not centered in the housing.Generator number MC 4004 engine date 11/1922. I am thinking long...
Views: 195   Replies: 2
Last Post: Sep 14, 2021 2:28pm
by mark armer
Durant Roadster & Touring Door Handle 1930/31
This door handle has a shorter shaft than the sedan door handles, and has a stamped steel, flat baseplate unlike the curved cast baseplate on the sedan handles. It has the "spear point" design introduced in 1930. I will bring this with me to the Durant meet in Gra...
Views: 55   Replies: 1
Last Post: Sep 9, 2021 5:11pm
by ross hoevet
Weston Mott wrench
Durant, Weston and Mott had extensive business dealings. This wrench is stamped "WESTON-MOTT CO". The large end will fit early Durant hubcaps. The other two wrench openings may fit anything. It also has two short pins on one side, but I do not know their purpose. I...
Views: 35   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 9, 2021 3:47pm
by Robert Bush
Star Step Plate
One aluminum step plate which I believe is for a Star. It has a large Star in the middle of the step plate. There is one small crack in the left lower corner about an inch long. A good vintage driver quality step plate. I will bring this with me to the meet in Grand...
Views: 37   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 9, 2021 3:35pm
by Robert Bush
Durant universal joint rubber balls
A new set of 16 rubber universal joint balls. I previously bought these thinking they were needed for my 1930 Durant. They are for earlier model cars, not 1930.I will bring these with me to the Durant Meet in Grand Junction next week.
Views: 34   Replies: 0
Last Post: Sep 9, 2021 3:26pm
by Robert Bush
1923 Durant Star
1923 Durant Star touring automobile Needs complete restoration and has serious rust issues with that said everything is here motor with all parts are in decent shape frame is complete. Car was parked by family after a loss in family and sat under a tree and melted....
Views: 140   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jul 28, 2021 4:29pm
by Don Shilling
1923 Durant Star
1923 Durant Star touring automobile Needs complete restoration and has serious rust issues with that said everything is here motor with all parts are in decent shape frame is complete. Car was parked by family after a loss in family and sat under a tree and melted....
Views: 46   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jul 27, 2021 1:22pm
by Daryl Smith
A 22 Rocker arms.
Several years ago, back in the Jeff Gillis days, John Baraldi was manufacturing new Rocker Arms for the A22 Durant motors. Does anyone have a set that they would like to part with, or have any information on them. We have broken one of the original ones on our 1922 E...
Views: 55   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jul 27, 2021 8:58am
by Gordon F. Curl
For Sale various Durant parts
I have a garage full of parts - What do you need? 7 hoods,5 transmissions, 3 sets of springs, 4 ring gears, 2 1/2 motors, 2 rear ends, front assembly, 4 radiators w/cowl, many brake drums and parts, manifolds, pumps, crankshafts, heads, shocks, spokes, electrical pa...
Views: 638   Replies: 8
Last Post: Jul 25, 2021 10:05am
by Piper
Many parts for 1927 - 1929 Durants
1. 1 Oil pan - 6 cylinder 2. 4 fan assemblies 3. 5 water pumps 4. 4 brake drums 5. 3 fly wheels 6. 5 clutch assemblies 7. 4 manifolds 8. 2 - 6 cylinder crankshafts and 1 - 4 cylinder 9. 4 transmissions 10. 1 rumble seat irons 11. 2 pair brake shoes 12. 2 i...
Views: 223   Replies: 5
Last Post: Jul 19, 2021 7:37am
by Michael A Clark
part for 15U motor, generator, distributor
I'm looking for parts to a 15U motor (1928-1930) needing a: Generator (chain driven) Auto-Lite # GAL 4104 Distributor Auto-Lite # IGB 4008B 520 818 3391 flintauto@gmail.com
Views: 63   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 29, 2021 7:28am
by Bob Smith
FS: 1925 Star Touring Car
1963 AACA National First Prize winner 1925 Star Touring car. A very solid and good running car that still presents well. Has steel disc wheels, all gauges & lights work except speedo. Steel body and fenders, good tires and tubes. Comes with a very nice comfy brown le...
Views: 159   Replies: 1
Last Post: Jun 18, 2021 9:07am
by Jim Chochole
for sale - parts
Two (2) 1925 Star Running Gears, make offer call Tom 607 397 8327 or email druid12036@netscape.net
Views: 78   Replies: 0
Last Post: Jun 8, 2021 1:33pm
by Thomas Woodhead
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ross
Lance Hayes Durant parts for sale
In case anyone missed this--Lance Hayes in San Diego wants to get rid of his Durant parts for free or cheap. His health is declining and he wants to help out where he can. His notice is posted in the "test only" section on the forum menu and it may not have been noti...
Views: 167   Replies: 4
Last Post: May 22, 2021 6:55am
by mike b
Star Sign
Years ago, may have been in the Jeff Gillis days, someone reproduced the Star sign which said, " Low cost Transportation, Star Cars, Authorized Service, Durant Motors". Does anyone know where I can get one of these signs, or if anyone is still making them Regards, Curt
Views: 328   Replies: 5
Last Post: May 18, 2021 12:41pm
by Curtis Bartell
star tail light parts
My car has the Chevy style oval tail light. I have several plugs with the protruding spring loaded pins but they all protrude too far to engage the pins that lock the plug into the socket. I need the plug and I'm missing the license plate light lens. Any one know whe...
Views: 94   Replies: 2
Last Post: Apr 30, 2021 11:06am
by Curtis Bartell
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