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…

Ford Model Truck
Model T Manual / October 16, 2017

Ford Model Truck

Now you can view exclusive price savings on our Build & Price shopping tool. Note: A/Z Plan pricing information is not available on all Ford websites. In addition, some vehicles, trims or options you select may not qualify for A/Z Plans. Also, some dealers may choose not to participate in A/Z Plan pricing. Contact your local dealer to determine their level…

1931 Ford Tudor Sedan
Tin Lizzy Car / October 8, 2017

1931 Ford Tudor Sedan

A Young Family Sedan I was 29 years old and wanted to build a hot rod from the ground up. I had some experience in restoring cars but had never started from the ground up! I knew eventually in my life I would start a family so a sedan would be the way to go. Back when I was 19 years old I was living in Webster, South Dakota, with a couple of my friends, Dave and Don…

Henry Ford First Invention
About Henry Ford / September 30, 2017

Henry Ford First Invention

Contrary to popular belief, Henry Ford did not invent the automobile. While his Ford Motor Company did produce the vehicle that initiated a new era in personal transportation (the Model T), the invention of the first automobile is generally credited to Karl Benz of Germany. In fact, Henry Ford s most important contribution was actually the invention of the moving…

Model t Build
Model T Manual / September 22, 2017

Model t Build

At one point, half the cars on the planet were Model T s. Ford has made just half a dozen of its latter-day T s, though it could possibly build more. The new cars were commissioned by Ford for the company s 2003 centennial celebrations. If you could buy one, which you can t, the new cars would be a lot more expensive than the originals, since economies of scale certainly…

Henry Ford Horseless Carriage
About Henry Ford / September 14, 2017

Henry Ford Horseless Carriage

As I went through the tours, thinking about cars in general and how we are on the cusp of a future of driverless cars becoming reality for everyone, I was impressed with how relevant Henry Ford still is. I find this very impressive considering that in many ways he wasn’t an “idea person.” For me, the most impressive part of Henry Ford’s legacy, is that he took ideas…

Importance of Henry Ford
About Henry Ford / September 13, 2017

Importance of Henry Ford

MAKE IT POSSIBLE Work has begun to bring the Henry Ford Estate back to life! Through a comprehensive program of restoration and reinterpretation, the Estate is being transformed from a house to a home - a home that strongly reflects the lives of Clara and Henry Ford. Join us in making it possible! Become involved in bringing to life the story of a family that changed…

Henry Ford Mass Production
About Henry Ford / September 6, 2017

Henry Ford Mass Production

Henry Ford, the great industrialist, was busy celebrating his 81st birthday on a very warm July 30, 1944. Allied troops had landed in Normandy the previous month and, though they faced stiff German resistance, they were clearly winning. At the celebration, Ford visualized what he called ‘great days ahead, ’ but only, as he put it, ‘ if we apply what we have learned…

Model t Trucks Bed
Model T Manual / September 2, 2017

Model t Trucks Bed

Gatorhyde on Deck This CM available option provides maximum protection for your deck on your truck bed model. Our gatorhyde on deck also protects against spills from chemicals or damage from equipment. 3/16 Deck CM’s best in class 3/16 deck is a heavier duty deck that allows users to haul more weight. Providing better weight capacity, this available option has the…

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