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Autolite/Prestolite Distributor mounting Star Rugby others
Die cast white metal 3 hole mount for Autolite distributor attached to rear of generator . Excellent shape..Barley looks to have been mounted and used ,no ware or age.Maybe later casting of the 1950s or 60s Dist. bore is in 1.062-1.065 range via quick and dirty mea...
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Last Post: Jun 13, 2016 8:48am
by David M.Saleh
Glolite headlight reflectors
I have the large diameter Glolite headlights with the #1013 (10.125" lens diameter)lenses. I am missing the snap-in reflectors that are mounted inside and in front of the bulb to reflect the light toward the rear reflector. Does anyone have a set that they would like...
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Last Post: May 31, 2016 10:15pm
by Wayne Farrand
eBay 1927 Star R
Presently on eBay a 4 door Star R for $2000 351722187529 1928 Other Makes MODEL R 4 DOOR STAR CAR DURANT. I have informed him its a 1927 model year Star R but can't quite make out the full vin on the plate/. He has just come back saying THANK YOU FOR THE INFO...
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Last Post: May 18, 2016 12:34pm
by Norm Toone
Illustrated list of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for Durant
I have just posted for sale on Ebay Motors, 4 original items from the Electric Auto-Lite Company, Toledo, Ohio. They are The supplementary Illustrated Lists of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for the Durant 1929,The Illustrated List of Genuine Auto-Lite Parts for Durant Fou...
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Last Post: May 18, 2016 12:13pm
by Sunsetfarm
Fan Drive Pulley Needed
I need a good fan drive pulley off of a 1929 Model 60 Durant with a 6 cylinder 14L engine. It needs to be the latest version that has the 4 drilled and taped holes to mount a Lanchester Vibration Dampner. One of my holes is broken due to a defect in the casting. Phil
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Last Post: May 14, 2016 9:19am
by Phil Peters
Looking For A Horn
Hello All! Looking for an E.A. Laboratories "Broadcaster" horn. A working horn preferred. Anyone? Thanks, Bill
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Last Post: May 7, 2016 7:48pm
by Bill
(2) 1928 Durant engines
I have (2) 1928 Durant motors. Both serial numbers start with W5. Any interest or can someone tell me a value? thank you in advance
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Last Post: May 1, 2016 5:54pm
by Ray
Radiator Value
I have a chance to purchase a Star 4 radiator and am trying to get an idea of what it might be worth? Here is a picture: Anyone bought one recently?
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 6:52am
by ron zimmer
Model 40 chassis
Orig advertised as a 1932 until I said to "Jim" its a 29 40 by looks of it. He's selling it for a friend but I know nothing more than that. I did find his phone in another Kijiji 613-963-8823 Must be a cell phone. http://www.kijiji.ca/v-classic-cars/ottawa/1929-...
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Last Post: Apr 26, 2016 4:23am
by Norm Toone
1929 Durant D40 4dr sedan project for sale
1929 Durant D40 4door sedan for sale. This car is a project needing restoration.The car is near Spokane Wash.The car needs to be moved by the end of the month.Price is $1000.00-$1500.00 Contact is Tricia @ 509-979-3856. Club member Jim Colbert could possibly move and...
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Last Post: Apr 25, 2016 6:02pm
by Ross Hoevet
1929 Durant 60 Series 2 Coupe For Sale
Hi all! My name is Chad and this is my first time to the Durant website and to this forum. I am posting my 1929 Durant 60 Series 2 Coupe for sale. This car is extremely complete - right down to the radiator cap, hub caps, headlights, cowl lights, dash gauge cluster,...
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Last Post: Apr 24, 2016 12:31pm
by Chad Bralick
!925 Coupster
Looking for the metal recessed (in the Door pillars) For the windows in a coupster to slide in. Friend and former member is restoring a coupster and is missing a couple of these metal tracks for the windows. I've personally only seen one coupster that was restored an...
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Last Post: Apr 20, 2016 4:41pm
by Don Shilling
Wanted, Durant connecting rods
WTB, (4) Durant connecting rods marked, Continental W5D-500. Thanks so much. howardman42@yahoo.com
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Last Post: Apr 14, 2016 4:00pm
by Don Shilling
I'm looking for a 1926 star coupe.
Looking for a 1926 coupe for a friend. Thx
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2016 10:22am
by Troy
Car Auction
Sullivan,s Classic Car Auction in Hamilton, IL is coming up next Monday, Apr 4. Two Stars included. One 1927 Coach on rolling frame and body mounted, rest of parts loose. One 1928 Coach, rough project or parts car. I think I'll try for the parts car on online biddi...
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Last Post: Apr 11, 2016 9:49am
by Don Shilling
Right side door latch wanted ... Or the flat spring that would repair mine
Right side door latch wanted ... Or the flat spring that would repair mine Mama always told me the door handles only will work so many times before they break... And to leave them alone Well 93 years later , I finally broke one. Oops !
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2016 7:34pm
by DebbieGagnon
1929 Model 40 for Sale
I am putting our D40 four door sedan up for sale. Pictures can be found in the "Photographs" section. This car is completely restored. The W5 is rebuilt with new pistons, valves, and gaskets. The rad is rebuilt and modern but with a honeycomb face. It has a new...
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Last Post: Apr 7, 2016 11:50am
by Will Curl
wanted need distributor gone, carburetor cracked up ,water pump need guts i have housing.
Building car for 92 year old gent. Family owned car since new conny drove all his brothers and sisters to school watford city north Dakota. Trying to just get her running so he can drive in parade memorial weekend.any solutions, interchangeable parts,knowledge would...
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Last Post: Apr 2, 2016 10:13am
by Richard Venable
hood ornament/mascot/thermometer
While helping clean up a property that was littered with scrap metal and 40 old cars, I found this. Anyone have any idea of the year/model Durant it belongs to? I would be interested in selling. Thanks! Dan
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Last Post: Mar 27, 2016 5:47pm
by Dan Wilson
Durant Star Engine for sale
Wanting to sell Durant Star engine. Been stored in garage for 30+ years. Turns over, is not stuck. I also have the manifold for it. Asking $300 but will take offer. Not sure what it is worth. I can strap it down to a pallet and ship via Fastenal.
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Last Post: Mar 25, 2016 11:24am
by Rick moore
Auto- Lite Distributor
Need Auto-Lite Distributor GRA 4101 or GRA 4001 for 6E engine in my !925 Flint.
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Last Post: Mar 22, 2016 12:56pm
by Jack Connor
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Last Post: Mar 21, 2016 6:49pm
by DebbieGagnon
The Ebay Star/Durant speedo set up
Reminder ,This lot I've been offering has been available to Durant folks from this site at much less then the ebay listing. Here it is minus mark up for Ebay selling and shipping fees plus good exposer inflation in hopes to make a and extra dollar . $169.00 incl...
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Last Post: Mar 11, 2016 9:03am
by David M.Saleh
looking for suitable home for this engine as I'm moving.
I really ain't knowledgeable when it comes to automobile history or motors. I inherited this yellow looking tractor motor with a continental engine plate referencing a Star Motor Company. If anyone knows of a project type person I could offload this to, I would app...
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Last Post: Mar 8, 2016 8:33pm
by Eric Granrud
Brass Coated Grease Cap /Dust Cover for 1928/1930 Durant
I have two Durant Hub Caps for sale. Better condition than That shown on Ebay. Price for two US $ 160.00 plus applicable postage charges.
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Last Post: Mar 6, 2016 3:06pm
by John Sweeney
1923 Dort Coupe For Sale
A place called Rosedale Pawn in Bakersfield, California, has a 1923 Dort for sale for $7,500 asking price (but likely negotiable). It is a bit weathered but actually in pretty good shape. I have photos I would be happy to forward, or post if I can figure out how to d...
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Last Post: Mar 4, 2016 3:05pm
by Tom Schaffer
14L Distributor Wanted
I am in need of a good useable distributor for my 14L engine. It is Auto-Lite 1GB-4006B. Thanks, Phil
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Last Post: Feb 28, 2016 9:35am
by Don Shilling
Front Brakes
Does anyone know where I may be able to purchase front wheel brakes for 1924 Durant Star or Rugby car.
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Last Post: Feb 16, 2016 2:46am
by Robert Heath
spring shackle, left rear spring shackle/bumper bracket
I need one front spring shackle, the one in the centre of the car and the right rear spring shackle and bumper bracket for a 1929 Durant 40. I also need the spring bushing with the cone shaped ends for the front spring.
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2016 6:47am
by David M. Saleh
Need fan hub
A DeVaux friend ruined the fan hub on his car (let it run dry) and needs a replacement. The same one is used on the 22-A and the 40-A. Thanks, Gary
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Last Post: Jan 31, 2016 8:55pm
by Ross Hoevet
selling my Durant
1930 model 407 Asking $4500 with extra fenders ,a door ,etc.Canvas roof like new.95% rustfree ànd 95% complete. Would run with a carburetor.
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Last Post: Jan 26, 2016 12:27pm
by Norm Toone
1928 Durant Sedan (6) in Texas For Sale
Terry Neisingh sent me this listing he found on Craigslist for a 1928 Durant Sedan. To me the fenders look to be 1929. Nice clean car. Rick http://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/5350765846.html
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Last Post: Dec 22, 2015 12:23pm
by Norm Toone
looking to sell Star Engine
I am looking to sell a star motor manufactured by Continental. I have all parts including fly wheel. Engine turns freely. Thanks eric
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Last Post: Dec 21, 2015 6:23pm
by eric granrud
26 Star for sale
There is a great looking 26 Star coupe for sale on Craigs List, Seattle. This car comes from a private collection and has been in storage for years. Gary
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Last Post: Dec 18, 2015 11:48am
by Richard Venable
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Last Post: Nov 28, 2015 8:14pm
by Norm Toone
Pat F
1928? Durant grill for sale
I acquired this grill shell this weekend and hope someone can put it to use. I don't know much about it other than it is from a 1928ish? Measures 20" side To side and 29" from bottom to very top. Light rust on some of the chrome. Durant emblem Is also missing. Se...
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Last Post: Nov 26, 2015 10:26am
by Norm Toone
1930 Durant 407
I have just found out about a 1930 Durant 407 for sale. If you want to see pictures of this car, go to the photographs and look under 1930 407 Ray Walker. Ray has informed me that he would like to sell this car. I believe you could purchase this unit for about $10...
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Last Post: Nov 19, 2015 6:36am
by Norm Toone
starter pinion gear for 29 durant
I am looking for the weighted pinion gear for the Auto-lite starter on my Durant D 40. I bought a ford 10 tooth bendix gear on line but it did not fit the starter shaft. I have the old gear but it is badly worn and the weight has become detached. Is there anyone who...
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Last Post: Nov 17, 2015 6:54am
by David M. Saleh
STAR parts.....
I have a few parts I need to get gone. I have at least a pickup load of STAR parts. I have 3 motors,3 gear boxes, one rear axle, and lots of misc, mostly motor/drivetrain parts. I ended up with it all in an effort to prevent it all from going to the scrap yard. Th...
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Last Post: Nov 14, 2015 10:18am
by Don Shilling
Wanted: Pair of cowl lights and a tail light
Looking for a pair of cowl lights with lenses and also a 3 1/2" tail light for a model 40 or 60. Bill
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Last Post: Nov 12, 2015 8:13am
by Bill Hoaglan
Steering ball joints
Looking for a steering ball joint supplier for my roadster
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Last Post: Nov 11, 2015 3:11am
by Peter Bradley
wanted Head Gasket L14
Head gasket set for D 60 Durant 6 cylinder L 14 Please email if any info is available
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Last Post: Nov 2, 2015 3:47am
by Mike Linthicum
Durant Pocket Watch
Hi Guys, I have a promotional Pocket watch marked Durant on the dial, and on the movement inside it is stamped "Durant The Car of Class". This watch is in a 25 year gold filled case in very good condition. It was originally an Elgin 17 jewel 12 size movem...
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2015 4:36am
by Norm Toone
for sale 1929 durant coupe
complete car but I used the body for another project. The sheet metal and all running parts are for sale except the body and doors. engine, bell housing transmission driveshaft, complete rear axle and wheels are all attached to the rolling chassis, steering wheel, sh...
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Last Post: Oct 29, 2015 4:28am
by Norm Toone
Wanted Clutch plate and parts for Model M tourer
Hi I am after a clutch plate for a 1927 Rugby Durant Model M Tourer. Please advice if anyone can be of assistance. Kiran Tel: +61 405 261 275 Australia
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Last Post: Oct 21, 2015 11:14pm
by Sid Semple
1923 Flint E55, 1920 Dort 15
We have 2 Durant ere cars for sale from the Estate of John Bourbeau, John owned the building (Plant 6 Dort Motor Company) on water street in Flint MI Home of the Flint Dort and many other cars originally horse drawn carts as well as the birth of GM, the family wants...
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Last Post: Oct 12, 2015 6:52pm
by Gary Yelle
1924 Durant Model 22
Posted in the Volo Auto museum is a 1924 Durant Model 22 4 cylinder 35 HP Touring. Red on black. Asking $17,998.00 but they are well known to haggle.
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Last Post: Oct 11, 2015 12:37pm
by Dennis W. Nutter
Any interest of buying my star 6?
I'm looking to sell my 1926 Star 6 Coupe. It runs but needs the fuel tank cleaned and a line Ran to the vaccum pump. I drive by pouring fuel I'm directly.
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Last Post: Oct 9, 2015 12:44pm
by Norm Toone
Bonhams Auction - 1926 Star Model F Touring
Was surfing the web and came upon Bonhams auctioning a 1926 Star Model F Touring. Says it is/was part of the Evergreen Collection. The listing is 1926 Star Model F Touring Chassis no. L-202557, Engine no. 372427. Here's the link: http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/...
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Last Post: Oct 7, 2015 7:58pm
by Tom Schaffer
Water pump pulley for a A22 Durant
Hello has any one got a spare water pump pulley they will sell and send to Australia ? Or if any one can send a picture of one with sizes and dimensions , thanks Luke
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Last Post: Oct 5, 2015 5:54am
by Todd E. Frye
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