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1929 Durant 70

Special Features

  • Wheelbase 119 inches
  • Red Seal Continental Motor - Six Cylinder, 70 horsepower
  • Bendix Four-Wheel Brakes
  • Morse Silent Timing Chain
  • Full Force Feed Lubrication
  • Four Forward Speed Transmission: Silent third, Double High
  • Adjustable, built-in shutter on radiator.
  • Speed up to 80 miles per hour.

De Luxe Coupe


De Luxe Sedan


Standard Coupe


Standard Sedan



De Luxe Coupe (Canada)



De Luxe Sedan (Canada)


Models

  • Coupe $1,195.001
  • Four Door Sedan $1,285.001
  • De Luxe Coupe3 $1,335.001,2
  • De Luxe Four Door Sedan3 $1,425.001
  • Chassis $975.001 1
Notes:
1 1929 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing
2 Rumble seat optional at slightly additional cost.
3 De Luxe models equipped with: Front Bumper; Rear Straight Bumper; Baggage rack; Cowl lights and Band. Six wire wheels with two spare wheels mounted in front fender wells and equipped with two spare tires and tubes, and tire covers.

Serial Number Range

  • C-1001 to C-1562
  • L-1001 to L-1562
  • T-1001 to T-1562

Specifications

ENGINE
70 horsepower, 6 cylinder, high compression, rubber mounted Red Seal Continental motor in unit with transmission. Licensed horsepower 27.34. 7 bearing crankshaft; Morse silent timing chain.
LUBRICATION
Force feed lubrication; oil filtrator.
COOLING SYSTEM
Improved type cellular honey-comb radiator. Built in type shutter. Centrifugal water pump, thermostatic control for most efficient motor temperature. Thermostat built in motor. Electric heat indicator on dash.
FUEL SYSTEM
Air cleaner; vacuum gasoline feed; gasoline strainer; gasoline tank in rear; electric gas gauge on dash.
ELECTRIC SYSTEM
Auto-Lite electrical equipment.
LIGHTING SYSTEM
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CLUTCH
Single plate clutch.
TRANSMISSION
Four forward speeds. Double high transmission. Fourth speed, or high, for straight away driving. Third, or second high, for acceleration and rapid hill climbing -- 50 to 60 miles per hour. Third and fourth positively quiet.
FRONT AXLE
-
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating axle; 3,72 to 1 ratio.
STEERING GEAR
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BRAKES
Large Bendix 4-wheel brakes
FRAME
Heavily constructed frame.
SPRINGS
Shock absorbers front and rear.
WHEELS
Tires 29 x 5.50.
WHEELBASE
-
BODY
Cowl molding. Cowl lamps on brackets. Overall length 175-7/16 inches.
DELUXE EQUIPMENT
Six wire wheels (two mounted in front fenders), trunk rack, rear bumper.

References

  • [DFR-DS] V8#1, V13#1, V19#4, V20#4, V21#2