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1923 Durant B-22

Special Features

  • Six cylinder Continental engine
  • Secret formulation, Formica timing gears on crankshaft and generator
  • Rayfield carburetor

Sedan



Touring


Roadster


Models

  • Coupe $2,2501 (in Canada - $2,9002)
  • Roadster $1,6001 (in Canada - $2,0502)
  • Sedan $2,4001 (in Canada - $3,1002)
  • Touring $2,1001 (in Canada - $2,1002)
  • Touring Sedan
Notes:

1 1923 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Muncie

2 1923 prices, Canadian dollars, f.o.b. Toronto

Serial Number Range

  • Ex-101 to EX-3318
  • NYX-1005 to NYX-3738

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental 6 cylinder overhead valve type, 3¼" bore, 4½" stroke. Pistons of exceptionally light cast iron, with two rings and 1/16" walls. All pistons weighed equally within one-tenth ounce.
CYLINDERS
Cylinders cast en bloc with upper part of crankcase, head detachable.
CRANKSHAFT
Heavy, with 2-1/4" and 2-1/8" main bearings, and 2-1/4" crank pins, shaft counterbalanced within on-tenth ounce, free from vibration.
CONNECTING RODS
Bushing cast directly into large end; ends uniformly balanced.
TIMING GEARS
Camshaft gear, cast iron; generator and crankshaft gears, both Formica -- secret noiseless composition.
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Automatically controlled pressure to all main bearings through gear-driven oil pump and entire length of crankshaft. Pressure indicator on dash and "sure" gauge on motor side.
COOLING SYSTEM
Fan and impeller type water pump, V-belt drive from crankshaft, thermo-syphon emergency circulation.
CARBURETOR
Rayfield carburetor.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Stewart vacuum system from 20-gallon tank with two-gallon reserve and gauge on rear.
CLUTCH
Ten disc dry plate type enclosed forming part of flywheel and independently removable.
TRANSMISSION
Standard, selective type, sliding gear, three speeds forward, one reverse; mounted as an independent unit.
FRONT AXLE
Timken.
REAR AXLE
Timken, semi-floating, spiral bevel ring gear and pinion. Shafts removable through outer ends. Wheel pullers in rear wheels hubs.
BRAKES
Service, external contracting; emergency, internal expanding on 14" drums.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite.
SPRINGS
Full semi-elliptic. Front, 35-7/8" x 2" ten leaves. Rear, 56-1/8" x 2-1/4", twelve leaves.
WHEELS
Wooden artillery standard on most models. Disc wheels available for an additional $25. Disc wheels standard on the Touring Sedan.
TIRES
Straight side cord non-skid, 32" x 4½", front and rear.
WHEELBASE
123½ inches
ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Auto-lite generator, starting motor and lighting system. Two-unit type, U.S.L. Battery.
EOUIPMENT
Drum-shaped headlights, with legal lenses and dimmers; dash and tail lights; license holder; electric horn button on steering wheel; speedometer, ammeter and oil gauge; demountable rims with extra rim and carrier; robe rail, moto-meter, front bumper, Alemite compressor and complete set of tools. The Touring Sedan includes, besides this equipment, a trunk rack with trunk, disc wheels with two extra wheels and a rear bumper.

References

  • [ODL] A-23-106-2, A-23-110-6