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Ford Model t top Speed
July 9, 2020

Ford Model t top Speed

The Ford Model T is the auto world’s granddaddy big-kahuna megastar. This is the machine that liberated mankind from rural isolation and offered the masses their first taste of urban culture. It almost single-handedly revolutionized the automobile’s role from a plaything for the wealthy to a cherished member of the average household. During its 1908 to 1927 production…

Ford Model t Mass Production
July 1, 2020

Ford Model t Mass Production

Ford’s Model T is credited for creating a transportation revolution by making the first affordable and truly mass-produced car. Tesla is trying to do the same thing with electric cars, which make for an interesting comparison to track their respective progression. Ford really started to make a difference when Model T production started to reach high volumes…

Model t Interior
June 23, 2020

Model t Interior

Hotel Amenities: Outdoor Pool High Speed Internet Restaurant Casino Laundry Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board Cribs and Roll-away beds available Microwave Refrigerator RV Park: 58 Spaces (All pull through) Rate without a discount is $33.00 including 12% occupancy tax / with a discount $30.00 including 12% occupancy tax. Rate includes electricity…

Model t Car Fact
June 15, 2020

Model t Car Fact

The auto industry makes up a large portion of transportation in the world; however, there are some things about cars you might not have known. According to The Car Connection, there are many interesting facts about the automotive industry that aren’t known to the general public, despite the fact that most people commute at least once a day. Read on to see some…

1931 Ford Model a Tudor
June 7, 2020

1931 Ford Model a Tudor

This 1931 Ford Model A Tudor sedan was acquired by the Texas Transportation Museum in June, 2016. It was donated by Cody Hulett who purchased it from his grandfather, Gene Lowry. Gene purchased the vehicle in the 1970s from the first family to own the car. It had been somewhat abandoned at that time, but Gene was able to drive it home despite the lack of a floor…

First Year of the Model t
May 30, 2020

First Year of the Model t

Ocean-to-Ocean Endurance Race Re-enacts Trip Taken 100 Years Ago Story by Kelly Sprute Model-T’s drive the original route of the 1909 Ocean-to-Ocean Endurance race through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Photo taken by Kelly Sprute Traveling 4, 200 miles in a car is a long, exhausting and tiring experience, even sitting in today’s luxury automobiles…

Model t Touring Hot Rod
May 22, 2020

Model t Touring Hot Rod

Brian Mackey, owner of Mackey’s Hot Rods (MackeysHotRods.com) in Huntington Beach, California, found time between building customer cars to put together his own minimalist Model T using a less-than-desirable touring body. Here’s the timeline of the car’s yearlong construction. Factoids The initial price of the original 1908 Model T was $825. That would be the…

Ford Model TT Truck
May 14, 2020

Ford Model TT Truck

Midlothian Fire Department’s 1918 Ford Model TT was originally delivered to the U. S. Army Quartermaster Corp. This vehicle was the first mechanized fire apparatus owned by the W.W. Major Fire Company in Midlothian, Texas. W.W. Major was a local philanthropist who built much of the downtown area of what is present day Midlothian. The Model TT fire truck was one…

Model t Touring
May 6, 2020

Model t Touring

22 hp, 176.7 cu. in. side-valve L-head four-cylinder engine, two-speed planetary transmission, solid front and live rear axle with transverse semi-elliptical leaf springs, and hand-operated rear-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 100 in. Offered to benefit the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum Excpetional older restoration that continues to present…

Model t Rat Rod
April 28, 2020

Model t Rat Rod

When we brought a car with a crazy engine/transmission swap and some wild junkyard suspension mods to the 24 Hours of LeMons race, some folks thought it wouldn t last a dozen laps but we knew better. You see, we ve got the mighty Hellhammer, aka Junkyard Dave Schaible, as crew chief, and this guy can build anything . Here s one of my favorite Hellhammer projects:…

When was the Model t Made
April 20, 2020

When was the Model t Made

WASHINGTON, DC—Putt, putt, putt, we are heading through downtown Washington, D.C. in, of all things, a 1915 Model T Ford, the state of the art in motoring 100 years ago. Riding shotgun is Mark Gessler, president of the Historical Vehicle Association (HVA), a spark plug for recognizing the contribution cars have made to American culture. This Model T, built around…

Red Model t
April 4, 2020

Red Model t

Many people express their individuality through their automobile. Apart from make, model and performance, color is an important factor, and red has always been a classic, sporty choice. In the young adult book The Red Car by Don Stanford, a teen boy falls in love with a little red sports car, a story that car lovers around the world can easily connect with. Why…

Model t Frame Dimensions
March 27, 2020

Model t Frame Dimensions

With your frame sketch in hand, you can head out to the shop to begin turning your dream into reality. What this chapter will be showing is the fabrication of a ladder frame , which takes its name from its straight rails on each side, and a series of steps or crossmembers to keep those side rails stable and square. This frame style is a staple of hot rods going…

Carbon Canyon Model t Club
January 31, 2020

Carbon Canyon Model t Club

Following are several speedster and/or speedster friendly activities. Some require that you pre-register. Italicized events are primarily for speedsters, others are from the Puget Sound Model T Club and may be a slower pace than you prefer. Camano Island A’s run to Chelan – May 5-7 Cross the mountains to the dry side. Hosted by the Camano Island Model A group…

Ford Model t Engine
December 6, 2019

Ford Model t Engine

Many Model T owners believed their car had a self-healing feature. Put an ailing Tin Lizzie under a shade tree, come back after awhile, and she would be ready to go again. Sometimes this did happen. When it didn’t, a variety of other remedies were available for what was arguably the most fixable car ever built. It didn’t take much: baling wire, fish line, stove…

Who Invented Model t?
November 28, 2019

Who Invented Model t?

Henry Ford is variously praised for having invented the internal combustion engine, invented the automobile, and invented the assembly line. He didn’t do any of these three; but he did make possible the Model T — the car that “put America on wheels” — which marks its centenary this fall. Ford was born in 1863 to a farming family in rural Michigan. At the age…

Ford Model t eBay
November 12, 2019

Ford Model t eBay

Since February, we have been previewing the new eBay Motors, which includes research tools, pricing information, an easier way to find local vehicles, and a whole new way to search. Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions we ve received about the new eBay Motors. We will continue to update this based on your feedback and when additional changes…

Who Invented the Model t Car?
October 27, 2019

Who Invented the Model t Car?

The Model T came on the scene in 1908 as a reasonably priced, reliable automobile created for use by the average family. The 1200-pound Model T was helpful to people who lived on farms and were accustomed to travelling long distances on horseback. Between 1908 and 1927, the revolutionary assembly line process allowed for the construction of 15 million Model T…

Ford Model t Club
October 3, 2019

Ford Model t Club

Let s Go Touring Welcome to the Sacramento Valley Model T Club located in Sacramento, California. The Sacramento Valley is rich in places to tour. Whether it s the river and delta area, historic sites here in our state Capital or the rich Gold Rush country in the foot hills, they all provide us with interesting and beautiful places to tour in our T s. The club…

Ford Model t Wrench
September 25, 2019

Ford Model t Wrench

T-1917 Model T Ford Wrench Donated by Robert and Marion Roglin This open-end wrench came with Robert Roglin s first car, a Model T Ford. 1917 is the model number of the wrench. Kansas native Robert Lee Roglin (1895-1987) moved to the Son s Chapel area east of Fayetteville (Washington County) in 1929. He and his first wife, Kathryn, and his second wife, Marion…

Model t Touring Car
September 1, 2019

Model t Touring Car

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We re going to end 2008 with the oldest DOTS car yet. How about 89 years old and parked on the street? Granted, this West End car doesn t live full-time on the street, but every so often it spends a few days doing so, along…

Model t Years
August 6, 2019

Model t Years

We’re at the precipice of a new age of automotive options, as the car of the future is just about here. Tesla’s top of the line Model S 90d, while not quite an autonomous car, is enabled with autonomous driving features that certainly make it a gateway technology to what every transportation sector prognosticator says is just around the next bend. Why are people…

Model t Body Styles
July 21, 2019

Model t Body Styles

Model T built by the from 1908 until 1927. Conceived by as practical, affordable for the common man, it quickly became prized for its low cost, durability, versatility, and ease of maintenance. More than 15 million Model Ts were built in and , Mich. (The automobile was also assembled at a Ford plant in , Eng., and at plants in continental Europe.) Assembly-line…

Model t Ranch
July 13, 2019

Model t Ranch

The John W. Stoltz Company has been in business for 31 years manufacturing and selling specialized Model T Ford parts made from modern components. The company was founded in 1986 quite by accident. John wanted a speedometer for his 1926 Model T coupe. Authentic Model T speedometers were not only hard to come by they were made of pot metal and did not work. John…

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