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1931 Durant 619

Special Features

  • Six cylinder, 71 horsepower, Continental engine.
  • Midland steel-draulic, 4-wheel brakes.
  • Hydaulic, two-way shock absorbers
  • Optional wire wheels.

Five-passenger Sedan


Models

  • Five-passenger Sedan

Serial Number Range

  • L-1001 up

Specifications

ENGINE
Six-cylinder, L-head type. Detachable head. Bore, 3-1/4", stroke, 4". Piston displacement, 199 cubic inches. Taxable horsepower, 25.4; brake horsepower, 71 at 3300 r.p.m. Motor mounted in rubber. Compression ratio, 5.32. Maximum torque, 144 foot pounds at 1300 r.p.m.
CYLINDERS
Cast in block with upper half of crankcase.
VALVES
Intake, 1-9/16"; exhaust, 1-7/16"; valve lift, 11/32".
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Four crankshaft bearings. Front, 2-3/8" by 1-7/16". Two intermediate, 2-3/8" by 1-9/16", Rear, 2-3/8" by 1-7/8". All bearings are bronze back, babbitt lined, of the interchangeable type, using no shims.
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/16" diameter by 1-7/32". Intermediate front, 2" diameter by 3/4". Intermediate rear, 1-15/16" diameter by 3/4". Rear, 1-7/8" diameter by 1". All bearings are steel back, babbitt lined.
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed to main bearings, connecting rod bearings and camshaft bearings. Gear type pump. Oil filter on motor.
COOLING SYSTEM
Centrifugal pump. Radiator capacity, 14 quarts.
GASOLINE SUPPLY
Capacity of tank, 12 galons; fuel pump.
CARBURETOR
1-1/4" carburetor; air cleaner.
CLUTCH
Single plate, dry disc., enclosed in flywheel.
TRANSMISSION
Selective sliding gear type, three speeds forward and one reverse. Unit mounting with motor.
FRAME
Double drop pressed steel channel section. Extra deep with wide upper and lower flanges and sturdy cross members braced with extra wide gussets. Turning circle, either direction, 38 feet.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-dorged I-beam with reverse Elliott-type steering mechanism. Tapered roller bearings and ball thrust bearings used on steering knuckle king pins.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, spiral ring and pinion, tapered roller bearings throughout. Gear ration, 3.9 to 1.
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm and sector type; adjustable for wear. Roller thrust bearings. 17" steering wheel.
BRAKES
Midland steel-draulic, 4-wheel., 11" diameter, 1-1/2" wide.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Zerk pressure gun.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 36" long, 1-3/4" wide; rear, 54" long. 1-3/4" wide.
WHEELS
Standard equipment, four wood wheels and spare rim. Optional equipment, five wire wheels.
TIRES
19 x 4.75 balloon.
WHEELBASE
109 inches.
SHIPPING WEIGHT
Five-passenger sedan with wood wheels, 2711 pounds; with five wire wheels, 2756 pounds.
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Electric Auto-Lite starting and lighting system. 13-plate, 87 ampere-hour U.S.L. storage battery.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Includes temperature indicator; gasoline gauge; speedometer; ammeter; oil gauge; pull controls for spark, throttle and choke; coincidental ignition and coil lock; foot-operated headlight control; rear view mirror; automatic windshield wiper; front, and rear bumpers; hydraulic two-way shock absorbers; air cleaner; oil filter. All bright finished exterior hardware chromium plated.

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