1934 Ford Roadster Pickup
T Roadster / January 12, 2018

1934 Ford Roadster Pickup

Enthusiasm for the hot rod hobby comes in many forms. You can attend and/or organize events, go on rod runs, blog your deepest anonymous thoughts on the Internet, or even spend your time (and money) building a car. But you know you’re dealing with someone who has been around the block once or twice when, after they start on a project, you realize it would be better…

Ford Model t MPG
Model T Manual / January 4, 2018

Ford Model t MPG

From what I ve heard, current owners get around 25 to 35 mpg (US) on modern fuel after retuning to take better advantage of it (greater ignition advance, etc). Which compares favorably against a typical large SUV or pickup truck, and isn t much worse than a lot of mediocre econoboxes But when you consider that these figures are achieved with a cruising speed in the…

Model t Ford Images
Model T Manual / December 27, 2017

Model t Ford Images

Aeroplane Jelly history Aeroplane Jelly began in 1927 after Sydney tram driver Bert Appleroth had success selling jelly crystals first made in a bathtub. This small backyard operation had evolved into one of Australia s largest family-operated food manufacturers when it was sold to McCormick Foods Australia in 1995. A 1920s Model-T Ford truck used to promote Aeroplane…

32 Roadster Parts
Parts / December 19, 2017

32 Roadster Parts

Lives in: Austrailia Vehicle: 1930 Chevrolet Roadster I have been looking for a 1929 - 32 Roadster for the last 8 years. Cadillac, Packard, La Salle, Buick or Chevrolet but it had to be RHD, Dickey Seat, 6 Wheel equipped, 6 or 8 Cylinder Engine. The Cadillac and Packard proved to be too expensive, the Buick I was out bid on and the La Salle was in very poor condition…

Model t in the 1920s
Model T Manual / December 11, 2017

Model t in the 1920s

Vermillion, SD — Sunbury Press has released Touring America by Automobile in the 1920s , William A. Cook’s compilation of his grandmother’s, Hepzy Moore Cook, travel journals. About the Book: A true labor of love, author William Cook has reproduced his grandmother’s (Hepzy Moore Cook) narrative of the day-to-day rigors in early twentieth century vacation travel by…

Model t Ford Forums
Model T Manual / December 3, 2017

Model t Ford Forums

In an era of increasing global commerce, business has the resources and reach to play a crucial role in determining the course of human rights and progress, says Judith Samuelson, executive director of the Business and Society Program at the Aspen Institute. How corporations choose to change the world depends on their leaders, many of them MBA graduates. Here, Samuelson…

All car accessories you need
Parts / November 26, 2017

All car accessories you need

People have already been using cars for more than one hundred years. And the amount of private transport is constantly growing. Now almost every family in developed countries owns one or more cars. The luxury vehicle turned into an ordinary means of transportation. People just use it to go from one location to another. But among the staggering number of ordinary car…

1928 Model a Roadster Pickup
Tin Lizzy Car / November 25, 2017

1928 Model a Roadster Pickup

1928 Roadster Pickup - owned by Richard Farrow New Bern, NC who writes:“ I bought this garage find through a mutual friend with the AACA. It has been in the same family since 1960’s and garaged since 1990. According to the history I am the third owner. The previous owner started the restoration with tires and wheels and numerous new parts. Currently (Dec 30110) the…

1926 Ford Model t Roadster
Tin Lizzy Car / November 17, 2017

1926 Ford Model t Roadster

Just the Facts Year: 1926 Make: Ford Model: Roadster Owner: Ron Crawford State: California Ron Crawford has been a Model T enthusiast for practically all of his life. He was a 13-year-old kid when he owned his first one. Now, at the age of 80, he’s back behind the wheel of another Model T. Although this bright green 1926 was finished last year, it was 2001 when the…

Henry Ford and Hemp
About Henry Ford / November 9, 2017

Henry Ford and Hemp

So I went as close to the source as I could without calling the Henry Ford Museum: Period Newspapers. Turns out that Henry Ford loved the farmers, and wanted to help them during the Great Depression. He knew that cars were always increasing in popularity, and if he could make plastic cars out of farm products, he could benefit Americans twofold: Cars would be safer…

1925 Model t Roadster
Tin Lizzy Car / November 1, 2017

1925 Model t Roadster

Cars were an important part of the Jazz Age and of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald mentions only two cars by make in The Great Gatsby— Nick Carraway’s Dodge and Gatsby’s Rolls-Royce. The rest are left to the reader’s imagination. Jay Gatsby’s Rolls-Royce plays a crucial role in the story and is described as having “a rich cream color, bright with…

32 Ford Roadster Steel Body
T Roadster / October 24, 2017

32 Ford Roadster Steel Body

Production Dearborn Deuce Convertibles™ debut at York, PA June 2004 Full production has now begun on the much-awaited 32 roadster body with its innovative disappearing top. An impressive lineup of production bodies at the NSRA Nats East in York, Penn. on June 4, 5, and 6th, 2004 clearly demonstrated production capabilities. After producing the first 300 bodies, production…

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