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I need a front driver side fender for a 1923 durant
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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
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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
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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...
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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...
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Last Post: Oct 28, 2021 9:13pm
by Dave
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...
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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...
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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
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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.
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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....
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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
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Last Post: Jun 8, 2021 1:33pm
by Thomas Woodhead
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...
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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
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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...
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Last Post: Apr 30, 2021 11:06am
by Curtis Bartell
1923 Dort for sale (not mine)
Saw this 23 Dort on Craigslist. It is located in Bakersfield CA. I saw the car at a pawn shop in Bakersfield about 5 years ago. The description says engine runs well but the upper radiator hose is missing (exactly the same as it was 5 years ago). If anyone is interes...
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Last Post: Apr 10, 2021 5:33pm
by mike b
Brake Shoe Return Springs
I am in need of brake shoe return springs for my 1928 D-55 Coupe. I have had no luck finding the right length of springs.
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Last Post: Apr 9, 2021 5:30am
by Mike Linthicum
a spare wheel
Looking for a 19 inch, 6 lug wire wheel, 6 1/2 inch center for a 1930 6-17 Durant, should be the same as for 6-14 Bob Smith 520 818 3391 flintauto@gmail.com
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Last Post: Apr 5, 2021 4:56am
by Norm Toone
I am looking for a motometer for my 1928 Durant M-2. I have seen them advertised on Restoration Supply but I was interested if someone reading this post might have one to sell.
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Last Post: Mar 29, 2021 9:14am
by Bill Hoaglan
Hayes built vehicle on BAT
There is a sedan on BringATrailer with a Hayes built body like some of our cars. A 1929 Marmon model 78 with a straight 8. Some similarities in styling with our cars (although a lot of cars from the era where close in looks). Photo #107 shows a Hayes body tag from th...
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Last Post: Mar 17, 2021 4:55am
by Norm Toone
rear brake shoe for a 1924 star
looking for a parking brake for a rear brake on a 1924 star model f this is the inside shoe also the brake cam for left side
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Last Post: Feb 15, 2021 2:08pm
by jeffrey quicksel...
M2 Parts
Parts for sale from a 1928 M2. Make a reasonable offer with shipping. https://ibb.co/R2yKshd
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Last Post: Feb 6, 2021 10:02am
by Michael
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
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