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When was the First Model t
September 19, 2020

When was the First Model t

Huge gathering of Model Ts in Indiana marks centenary of iconic Ford It was available in any colour you want as long as it is black,according to Henry Ford, although in fact, the very first Model T Ford, which was launched 100 years ago, came in a choice of colours. It was only when Ford shifted production of his iconoclastic car to a moving production line…

Define Model t
September 11, 2020

Define Model t

Are you wondering what all the User Experience fuss is about? User Experience (UX) is somewhat of an elusive notion with many different definitions, even amongst the UX community themselves. There is user experience involved in all product and service design however my focus here is purely on digital user experience (e.g. websites, intranets, applications, software)…

Ford Model t Fact
September 3, 2020

Ford Model t Fact

The first production Model T Ford (1909 model year) was assembled at the Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit on October 1, 1908. Over the next 19 years relatively few fundamental changes were made to the basic design. By 1926 the design was so antiquated that the Model T could not compete with more modern offerings from competitors like Chevrolet. 1927 was the last…

Ford Model t Coupe
August 26, 2020

Ford Model t Coupe

Ford The Ford Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1922 The model year ran from August 1921 to September 1922. Body types included Touring Cars, Roadsters or Runabouts, Sedans, Coupes, Chassis and Truck chassis. All new body features on Touring Cars were introduced on 1921 models. Rear sections was made with three pieces, seats were lower, improvements on the top irons and…

Model t Manual
August 18, 2020

Model t Manual

A stripper Passat, though, is pared back to a store-brand frozen-fish-sticks price. The base CC as tested here is a different bowl of bouillabaisse, a driver’s delight that includes essential equipment but eschews unneeded distractions. Officially, it’s the Sport 2.0T with the standard six-speed manual transmission, and its $33, 550 sticker reflects no options…

Model t Custom
August 10, 2020

Model t Custom

Remember the old Stroker McGurk cartoons that Tom Medley used to draw back in the ’50s? Stroker’s numerous adventures were familiar to a lot of early rodders and his cool little roadster reflected the simple style of their own rods. The hobby has moved in some more elaborate and expensive directions since then, but there are still guys out there building and…

Ford Model t 1929
August 2, 2020

Ford Model t 1929

By Laura Roesch, Photography by Savannah Jane Terry and Sandy Kent are the proud owners of two of American history’s most iconic automobiles, a Ford Motor Company Model T and a leather-back Model A. Terry grew up in Detroit, arguably the automotive capital of the world in its day. As a young man, he had a fascination for the brilliance of Henry Ford, the founder…

Model t Speedsters
July 25, 2020

Model t Speedsters

Photo DRIVING HISTORY Top speed is a scary 60 m.p.h. or so. Credit Mark Wilson for The New York Times The Model T has 21-inch wheels and thick tires, and Mr. Zabala sat high above the road. Maneuvering the levers, pedals and steering wheel, he resembled the man behind the curtain in “The Wizard of Oz.” “It’s a tall car, ” he said. Mr. Zabala was 4 years old when…

Model t Title
July 17, 2020

Model t Title

The Model T became available Oct. 1, 1908, just days before the Chicago Cubs repeated as World Series champions. Ford Motor Company archive Many things in the world have changed since the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series title in 1908 – especially mobility. The Cubs repeated as champions just days after the Ford Model T – the car that put the world on wheels…

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

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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…

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