[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]

1931 Durant 614

Special Features

  • 75 Miles Per Hour
  • Low Fuel Consumption
  • Built-in Automatic Radiator Shutter
  • Unusually Roomy Bodies
  • Form Fitting Upholstery
  • Exclusively Designed Hardware
  • Exceptional Steering Ease and General Operation
  • Return of louvers to the hood, replacing the "spears" used on the 1930 model.

De Luxe Coupe



De Luxe Sedan


Models

  • Coupe $965.001
  • Sedan $995.001
  • De Luxe Coupe
  • De Luxe Sedan
Notes:

1 1931 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing.

Serial Number Range

  • B-4270 to end
  • L-30001 up

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental 22A, six-cylinder engine. L-head type, detachable head; bore, 3-1/4"; stroke, 4"; piston displacement, 199 cubic inches; taxable horsepower, 25.4; brake horsepower, 71 at 3,300 R.P.M; engine mounted in rubber. Compression ratio 5.46 to 1; maximum torque, 122 foot pounds at 1,400 R.P.M.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase.
VALVES
Intake, 1-9/16"; exhaust, 1-7/16"; valve lift, 11/32".
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". 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
Centrifugal pump; Winterfront, thermostatically controlled shutters. Radiator capacity, 14 quarts.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 12gallons; A.C. fuel pump.
CARBURETOR
Stromberg 1-1/4" U-2 carburetor; A.C. air cleaner.
CLUTCH
Single plate, dry disc, enclosed in flywheel.
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.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, with spiral ring-gear and pinion. Gear ratio, 4.4 to 1
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible. Worm and gear type, ball thrust bearings, 17" steering wheel.
BRAKES
Midland steeldraulic, 4-wheel, 11" diameter, 1-1/2" wide.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Zerk pressure gun.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 36" by 1-3/4", 7 leaves; rear, 55" by 2", 7 leaves.
WHEELS
19" by 4"; either 10-spoke wood or 40-spoke wire.
TIRES
Balloon, 19 x 5.00.
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 temperature indicator and gasoline gauge, speedometer, ammeter, oil gauge, pull controls for spark, throttle and choke. Coincidental ignition and coil lock, foot pedal headlight control, rear view mirror, automatic windshield wiper, front and rear bumpers, automatic winter front, munroe two way shock absorbers, fire arrester type air cleaner, A.C. oil filter, chrome plated trunk rack, two tail and stop lamps. All bright finished exterior hardware chrome plated. Button controls on instrument panel, shift lever grip and horn button made of Catalin. Cigar lighter in both front and rear compartment on sedan. Chrome plate mouldings with rubber insert on top of running boards. Arm rests in rear compartment on sedans. Mohair upholstery.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
Two spare tires mounted in front wheel wells.
DE LUXE EQUIPMENT
Six wire wheels; Shell-type spare tire covers.Fully chromed head light and tail lights;

References