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1930 Durant 614

Special Features

  • Continental 22A, six-cylinder engine.
  • Cars were produced with two styles of hood louvers, vertical and horizontal "spearoid".

Standard Coupe



De Luxe Coupe



Standard Sedan



De Luxe Sedan



Sport Phaeton



Sport Roadster



Four-Door Coach


Models

  • Four-Door Coach $750.001
  • Standard Coupe $815.001
  • Standard Roadster
  • Standard Sedan
  • Standard Touring
  • Business Coupe2 $785.001
  • De Luxe Sedan $975.001
  • De Luxe Coupe $945.001
  • De Luxe Roadster $935.001
  • De Luxe Phaeton $960.001 (A de luxe version of the standard touring car.)
  • Semi-De Luxe Coupe $855.001
  • Semi-De Luxe Sedan
  • Sport Roadster
  • Sport Phaeton
Notes:

1 1930 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing. Original price for model, prices reduced approximately 18 percent summer 1930.
2 The business coupe is a standard coupe with the rumble seat replaced by a luggage compartment.

Serial Number Range

  • C-1001 to C-7783
  • L-1001 to L-30000
  • T-1001 to T4269

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental 22A engine. Six cylinders, L-head type, detachable head; bore, 3-1/4"; stroke, 4"; piston displacement, 199 cubic inches; brake horsepower, 58 at 3,100 R.P.M; engine mounted in rubber. Compression ratio 5.32 to 1. PYRODYNE non-detonating cylinder head. ISOMETRIC aluminum alloy invar strut pistons.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase.
VALVES
Intake, 1-9/16"; exhaust, 1-7/16"; valve lift, 5/16".
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-3/8" diameter by 1-7/16"; two intermediate, 2-3/8" diameter by 1-9/16"; rear, 2-3/8" diameter by 1-7/8". Interchangable main bearings, bronze-backed, babbitt lined. Torsonal vibration damper on crankshaft.
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/32" diameter by 1-11/32"; intermediate, front, 1-31/32" diameter by 3/4"; intermediate, rear, 1-29/32" diameter by 3/4"; rear, 1-27/32" diameter by 1".
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed to main bearings, connecting rod bearings and camshaft bearings. Gear type pump. A.C. oil filter on engine. Crankcase capacity: 6 quarts.
COOLING SYSTEM
McCord tubular radiator; Centrifugal pump near rear of block; radiator capacity, 14 quarts; 180 degree thermostat.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 12 gallons; A.C. fuel pump.
CARBURETOR
Stromberg U-2 plain tube carburetor; A.C. air cleaner.
CLUTCH
Mounted with engine and transmission to form unit power plant. Multiple spring, single dry plate type with rubber insulated center, adjustable.
TRANSMISSION
Selective sliding-gear type; three speeds forward and one reverse; unit mounted with engine.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-forged "I" beam section with reverse Elliott type steering mechanism. Timken, tapered roller wheel bearings. Steering pivots have ball thrust bearings. Ball joints for all steering linkage. Worm and sector steering gear.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating 8-bearing type, with spiral ring-gear and pinion. All tapered roller bearings. Special 2-bearing arrangement receives wheel thrust at axle ends. Gear ratio, 4.4 to 1
BRAKES
Midland steeldraulic, 4-wheel, internal expanding type.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 33" by 1-3/4"; rear, 55" by 2".
WHEELS
19" by 4"; either 10-spoke wood or 40-spoke wire.
TIRES
Balloon, 19 x 4.75.
WHEELBASE
112 inches.
WEIGHT
Business Coupe: 2680 pounds; Standard Coupe: 2710 pounds; De Luxe Coupe: 2825 pounds; Standard Sedan: 2780 pounds; De Luxe Sedan: 2945 pounds; De Luxe Phaeton 2875 pounds;
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Electric Auto-Lite starting and lighting system. 115-ampere-hour, six-volt U.S.L. storage battery. Battery measures: 10-1/2" long by 7-1/4' wide by 8-13/16" high.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Includes electric temperature indicator and gasoline gauge, speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge, pull controls for spark, throttle and choke. Coincidental ignition lock and coil lock, foot pedal headlight control, rear view mirror, automatic windshield wiper, chromium plating on bright finished exterior hardware. Drum-type spare wheel cover marked with Durant emblem and "A Good Car" (after early February 1930)
SEMI-DE LUXE EQUIPMENT
Five wire wheels; Tube, tire and shell-type wheel cover for spare wheel available from dealer at additional cost.
DE LUXE EQUIPMENT
Six wire wheels; Shell-type spare tire covers (after early February 1930); Fully chromed head light and tail lights; Parking lamp mounted on the front fender crown.

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