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Stromberg U-1 carb on ebay
I case someone needs this (model 407),ebay 203236582486 (not mine)
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Last Post: Jan 28, 2021 7:15pm
by ross hoevet
1930 Instrument panel and speedometer
I have a surplus instrument panel for 1930 Durant car models 407, 611, 612, 614, 617 and it also fits 1930-33 Rugby trucks 406, 416, 615, 616. It's in average shape, quite restorable and has the chrome trim piece still attached on the front. Only the speedometer is a...
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Last Post: Jan 13, 2021 6:43pm
by Don Atkinson
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Last Post: Jan 7, 2021 1:35pm
by gary kauffman
1928? Continental W5 for sale, rebuilt and complete, ready to be assembled
Shop owner was cleaning out the shop and found an abandoned project that he'd like to sell. Shown is a '28 Durant Continental W5, fresh valve job, new pistons, crank and cam have been either cleaned up spotless or they're new as well, I don't know much about it other...
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Last Post: Dec 28, 2020 10:58am
by Go Go Auto Parts
Mike and Rosalie Larsen 6-17 coupe
This car is listed for sale at Charvet Classic Cars here in Portland Oregon. If you want a prize winning beauty step up!
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Last Post: Nov 23, 2020 6:07pm
by Ross
1931 DeVaux in Murdo, SD
There is a 1931 DeVaux for sale at the Pioneer Auto Show, in Murdo, SD. I have had the car on the Registry for years. I called to get some information. It is a complete (but well worn) car. The ID is correct and they have a clear title. Check it out. They are o...
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Last Post: Nov 21, 2020 12:20pm
by Ross
garnish molding
My 26' M 4dr sedan was pretty much missing much of the interior when I got it and over the years I have rounded up a lot of what was missing. I am now getting near reupholstering the interior and uncertain about whether there was a garnish molding around the rear win...
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Last Post: Nov 9, 2020 5:37pm
by Rick Botti
for sale
Nice, new tires, class, interior very good have pictures if needed
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Last Post: Nov 4, 2020 9:56am
Star Doodlebug
Homemade Tractor with a Geneva Adapto Tractor Kit. Built and modifications done in the late 1930's. COWL Model NE 8027, 1923 motor W4 #4130XX. Restored in 1975 and always stored inside. Slow speed and neat old tractor. For sale for $2,800.
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Last Post: Nov 1, 2020 6:37pm
by Jim Suter
Motor + Parts For Sale
Star 4 cylinder motor with flywheel, clutch, radiator and radiator housing for sale. Serial number is 53267, reportedly from a 1927 Star but have also been told it is from a few years earlier. Appears to be all there with distributor, coil, starter, etc.. Radiator ha...
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Last Post: Oct 30, 2020 5:50am
by Rod McCormick
Clutch shaft to gearbox shaft u-joint wanted
I'm looking for a Spicer ball type u-joint coupling for my 1929 Rugby 401 as used on many Rugby/Durant vehicle models around that time. This is a link to photos of the coupling part that I seek https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1tBifWbpKY6gE7rgCkRR2JthDGyQbMNKH?...
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Last Post: Oct 14, 2020 1:22pm
by Bob Fitzgerald
Durant Motors sign
Hi, a friend of mine has a large Durant Motors metal sign that he is wanting to sell. It is 48" x 96" he is asking $1500 for the sign. I can text a picture to anyone interested. My number is 308 293 5764
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2020 3:03pm
by Dave Winkler
Starter. Any available or where’s the best place to buy one. 1923 Durant touring. 4cyl
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Last Post: Sep 22, 2020 11:39am
by Dave Blyler
"Vintage" Durant club magazines
I have an original set of early Durant club magazines for sale. They are from the first 22 years of the club. They go from May 1976 (Volume #1 issue #1 to Volume #5 issue #4 - February 1981) when the title was the "Durant Family Registry". The title changed with...
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Last Post: Sep 13, 2020 8:53pm
by John Woolard
1924 Star Touring Emergency brake band needed
Hello: I'm looking for a right side emergency brake band and spring for my car above. Any condition can be used as I can always re-lign the band. Thanks for helping. Mike https://ibb.co/XWpGFxT https://ibb.co/XFJgZ4F https://ibb.co/ydyPmFX https://ibb.co/TB...
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Last Post: Sep 7, 2020 4:26pm
by Michael
Clutch linkage components
Somewhere along the way on my long restoration of my 1929 Rugby 401 truck I seem to have lost some parts of the clutch linkage connecting the pedal (which I have) through to and including the clutch throw out bearing. From what I understand these components are the s...
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Last Post: Sep 5, 2020 5:05am
by Norm Toone
1932 DeVaux Windshield Molding
I have been searching for rubber molding for my '32 DeVaux swing-out windshield...Not sure if any other of our later Durants use the same molding or not....It is not the same as our '28 or '29s...I have went through approx 312 pages of WEFCO Rubber on-line extrusion...
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Last Post: Sep 1, 2020 3:52pm
by Bill Hoaglan
For Sale
My 1927 touring is for sale. It's 93 % complete and partially restored. It is not running at this time but the engine compartment is all there but in general the motor needs rebuilding.Have a clear title. Asking $3,000.00, if your seriously interested give me a call,...
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Last Post: Aug 31, 2020 9:38pm
by David Coppess
For Sale: W4 & 14L Engines
I have for sale a W4 (130 cu in) and 14L (169 cu in) engines. The W4 is basically complete. The 14L is just a long block. Both have been stored in Mike Larsens garage and both turn over easily.Price is $25 or OBO. Consider parting out if you just need a few internal...
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Last Post: Aug 30, 2020 1:53pm
by Rick Botti
Devaux custom coupe
As a lot of you know about a year and a half ago I bought the 1931 devaux custom coupe that was being restored by bob fossgreen before he passed away,fast forward Gary Yelle and I was talking about restorations and Gary said how long are we going to live,in the mean...
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Last Post: Aug 25, 2020 7:15pm
by Dave enrico
star gas cap
looking for a gas cap for my 1926 Star, or a suitable replacement.
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Last Post: Aug 22, 2020 4:12pm
by Curtis Bartell
DeVaux info
I am hoping that Norm and/or Bob Smith see this post. About 2 weeks ago I got a E-mail from a young man (well, everyone is younger than me) that was wanting advise on buying a DeVaux that had a lot of work already done. My advise was to buy it. So he did this last we...
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Last Post: Aug 14, 2020 10:18am
by Gary Yelle
Locomobile for sale
In case you missed it--Cliff Durant's Locomobile for sale(Billy's son). Hyman Ltd has cliff Durant's Locomobile on their website-$89,500.00. Does go into an interesting history in the description.
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Last Post: Aug 11, 2020 7:05pm
by ross hoevet
Parts needed
I'm looking for a set of piston rings for my durant six and an ignition dimmer switch if anyone has any thanks Mike
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Last Post: Jul 29, 2020 5:46pm
by Mike dismang
FS Radiator
I have an original 1929 Durant M2 Radiator for sale. It appears to be in very good condition. I'm asking $300 and can provide pictures on request. Feel free to call or text 570-994-4674. Thanks
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Last Post: Jul 28, 2020 9:07am
by Michael Clark
I am restoring a my 1928 Durant M2 and I am in need of many parts. My list is Distributor Headlights Tires Coil Radiator hose Pulley Belt Fan Starter Hand crank Head studs Bendex spring inside handles rear view mirror Carburetor Water neck for the top...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2020 5:24pm
by Michael Clark
1927 Star Coupe For Sale
My dad bought this 1927 Durant Star Coupe in 1970, drove it around, then took it apart to restore it and started a family instead. He passed away a few years ago and I'd like to sell it. I need help understanding what its worth. I have a few bills of sales of previou...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2020 4:23pm
by Mike dismang
1927 star car complete
I have a 1927 star car for sale or trade I build hot rods of all types so that being said this car is complete minus radiator cap, and way too nice to hit rod please save it. looking for 5k or interesting trades running or not. I can come to you with trade in western...
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2020 3:32pm
by Mike dismang
Re Star parts for sale.
The Star parts listed for sale in Ontario have been sold. I don't know how to delete or edit an ad on this forum. Thanks.Jim
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Last Post: Jul 26, 2020 9:58am
by Jim Boland
Star parts for sale
To settle an estate.Lifelong collection of Star parts.mostly 1925-27.Includes a number of engines,drive trains,some body parts.Due to closed Canada/US border,this will be of interest mainly to Canadian collectors.Contact Jim Boland at 519-644-1874 or email 455webley@...
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Last Post: Jul 17, 2020 8:35am
by Jim Boland
For Sale: W5 engine and transmission
Mostly complete W5 engine,includes clutch. Turns freely by hand and distributor turns. I belive it to be an original. No visible cracks or water damage. Oil was black indicating no water there. Also transmission. Seems to work. Can shift into all gears and the drives...
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Last Post: Jul 13, 2020 11:11am
by Kirk West
Wanted.... a FRONT AXLE, for my 1926 Durant, with Front Brakes also FRONT SEAT in decent condition
Is there any year Durant,(with wooden wheels) that has Front steeldraulic Brakes...??? and if so how hard would it be to add the front brake axle to a 1926 Durant, and hook up brake rods to the existing 1926 Durant. rear brakes..?? Does anyone have front and rear axl...
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Last Post: Jul 5, 2020 11:06am
by Don Shilling
1925 Star Roadster for Sale
Hit some hard times and need to sell my 1925 Star Roadster which has frame-off restoration. New roof, upholstery, rebuilt motor & trans(sorry no paperwork) good tires and tubes, new wiring all around, nice paint job and all gauges, horn and lights work. Added electri...
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Last Post: Jun 20, 2020 3:28pm
by James Chochole
Inside door latch handle
In dire need of an inside door latch handle for 1926 1927 Star sedan. This door latch handle protrudes out of the garnish molding at the bottom of the side glass. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Last Post: Jun 19, 2020 6:25am
by Tom Schaffer
WANTED: starter Bendix for '25 Star
Anyone out there have a spare bendix for sale? My collared gear has broken loose from the teeth.
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Last Post: Jun 13, 2020 12:02pm
by jeff quicksell
Durant L14 Pistons wanted
Hi All, I am new on this forum. I live in the Netherlands and am the owner of the 1929 Durant D60 Tourer which is already noted in the registry. My granddad bought this wonderfull car in 1972 in Portugal. In the mid seventies this car was restored. At the momen...
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Last Post: Jun 11, 2020 4:58am
by Norm Toone
1926 Coupster For Sale
Up for sale is my 1926 Star Coupster by Durant Motors 13,500$. This Coupster is in excellent condition for the age of the car. No rust, runs and drives greats for a 1926 car. Big attention grabber. Was restored between 1961 and 1965 with original parts. Comes with a...
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2020 3:52pm
by Steve Whitlock
Star Chassis in Southern CA
I am trying to locate someone in Southern CA that is interested in Star vehicles. I'm trying to save a chassis from the scrap yard. If someone is in the area and interested in these vehicles please contact om. I have sent emails to Don (Pt Hueneme, CA) and Rick Bo...
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Last Post: Jun 2, 2020 8:21am
by Gary London
Make offer on a 1925 Durant roadster
I have a 1925 Roadster that has been sitting in my garage for about 25 years. the frame is 100 percent complete the body is all there however the interior is gone. this is what is missing seats, gauges, door panels, wood floor board and convertible top. everyt...
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Last Post: May 26, 2020 5:17am
by Norman Toone
Rubber Balls for spicer U-Joints
"McMaster-Carr" has 1" High strength neoprene rubber balls which will work in our Spicer U-Joints. I think they are about $8.00 or so for a package of 5. Pretty cheap. I have had great luck with these people finding hard to get high quality products easily used in re...
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Last Post: May 25, 2020 11:34am
by Curtis Bartell
1920's 4 cylinder Continental W5 Durant Motors Star Car Motor for Sale
I have for sale a 1920's 4 cylinder Continental W5 Durant Motors Star Car Motor for Sale. The motor has been stored inside and in good condition. NamePlate serial # W5 417 907
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Last Post: May 23, 2020 2:00pm
by Don Shilling
Saw 15U Engine Plate - Ebay
Saw this on Ebay https://www.ebay.com/itm/143602654716 15U Engine Tag, haven't seen one of these before.
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Last Post: May 13, 2020 4:15am
by Norman Toone
2 Continental W5 engines on Craig’s List
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/pts/d/centralia-durant-motors/7116865450.html I know nothing about them except what the adv says but I thought someone might be interested Lewis
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Last Post: May 11, 2020 6:44pm
by Lewis Mendenhall
wood spokes for free
Don't know how much need there is for these. I have a full set of wood spokes for the 6-14 of 1930 and whatever else they might fit. These are the spokes only(no hubs or felloes) All 40 spokes(different from front to rear) are in good shape with a natural finish, eve...
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Last Post: Apr 17, 2020 5:44pm
by ross hoevet
Autolite Distributor wanted
Looking for an Auto-lite IG-4030A distributor for a 24 Durant Star with a W4 Continental. Or, if anyone knows of a substitute that would also work that would be great! Thank you.
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2020 2:21pm
by Michael
1923 Star Touring Items needed for Museum Donation car
Hello Durantonians! As some of you are aware and others may not be, long time member Ed Vomero graciously donated one of his 1923 Star touring cars (he had 3) to the Durant Motors Automobile Museum Foundation in honor of his son who passed away. The Gilmore car mu...
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Last Post: Apr 12, 2020 6:02am
by Mike Linthicum
In case you don't check ebay 30-31 ignition coil
ebay item#274308719612 Durant ignition coil for the 30-31 Autolite coil with ignition switch in base(you have to supply your own switch). Includes original box which is cool to put on your shop shelf. Don't know if I would trust a 90 year old coil,but it does have th...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2020 5:24am
by Norman Toone
24 Star Touring Side Curtains and parts needed
Hello: Am looking for side curtains or patterns to fabricate missing side curtains on my vehicle. Also need support rods for same. Could use close-up pictures and dimensions for those that have had them made already so my shop can fabricate them. Also, need a rear...
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2020 10:32am
by Michael
For Sale - 1924 Star Touring Car
1924 Durant Star Touring Car. Original 4 cylinder Continental engine runs well. Three speed transmission. Tires are in good condition. Has mostly original interior with the exception of the seat bottoms. Original top is dry and cracked and always has been down. Very...
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Last Post: Apr 8, 2020 10:01am
by Robert DeAngelis
Star Touring Throwout bearing
Hello: Has anyone found a replacement clutch release bearing that replaces the Nice #4958 or equal that would work? I've searched all over and I guess it was a special size that was used. Any help appreciated.
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2020 4:17am
by Michael
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