Model T Manual

ALL POSTS FROM CATEGORY / PAGE 2


Model t Tractors
November 15, 2015

Model t Tractors

The Model T was probably one of the most versatile cars of it s time. When the Model T was designed and introduced, the infrastructure of the world was quite different from today s. Pavement was a rarity except for sidewalks and a few big-city streets. (The sense of the term pavement as equivalent with sidewalk comes from that era, when streets and roads…

Model t Chassis
June 4, 2017

Model t Chassis

Utility Truck The Ford Model T is one of the most famous vehicles in history. First produced in late 1908 (what would now be considered the 1909 model year), it became the second-most produced car ever after the Volkswagen Beetle. Shown above is a 1917 Model T Utility Truck. First rebuilt based on a picture of a peanut truck, it s been reincarnated several times…

Model t Water Pump
January 20, 2016

Model t Water Pump

(This article was originally published in the July, 2 issue of the Spark Coil.) Howdy Fellow Model T’ers! Summer is certainly here and the hot weather can be a challenge for our Model T’s so let’s talk about Henry’s cooling system and the after-market water pump. Henry’s first Model T’s used a water pump. After the first couple of hundred cars, the water pump…

Model t Pedals
March 24, 2017

Model t Pedals

Over the years, I ve owned, or had the opportunity to drive, a few cars that I think could best be described as a handful to drive. However, after reading a short feature article in the July 2009 edition of Car and Driver titled, How to: Drive a Ford Model T, I now realize that no car I ve ever driven can compare. Ford s Model T is a true test of driver skill…

Model t Kit Cars to Build
November 27, 2016

Model t Kit Cars to Build

For over 20 years, our conviction at Model Roundup is that building model cars and model car kits is more than just a fun hobby. It s not just about plastic, glue and paint. It s about 55 Chevys, Candy Apple Anglias, Richard Petty, George Barris, Ed Roth, Mopar Muscleit s about Americana! It s about your first car and your first date. It s about Detroit as the…

Model t Club International
November 24, 2016

Model t Club International

​In the beginning… The Tennessee T s Model T Ford Club had it s early start in Humphreys County, TN in 1998. While on a tour in Hendersonville, NC, two Model T owners (Larry Williams and Lynn Cook) had an idea to drive the Natchez Trace Parkway. This conversation led our club to what it is today. Both the club and the Natchez Trace Tour started in the same year…

Model t Ford Club of American Forums
January 29, 2017

Model t Ford Club of American Forums

Here is a perfect pair of photos to put a smile on your face for the weekend. Over the long run of the Model “T” Ford, produced between the years of 1909 and 1927, at some point or another the car was used for just about any purpose imaginable including fun. It was popular with the Hal Roach film studio for use by Laurel and Hardy in films and was the constant…

Ford Model t Dimensions
November 12, 2016

Ford Model t Dimensions

The Model T Ford engine is a 4 cylinder, sidevalve unit operating on the 4 stroke cycle and featuring an integrated transmission and magneto Although continuous changes were made throughout the life of the Model T Ford engine, it basically remained the same. The cylinders and crankcase were cast in one with three main bearings for the crankshaftand a fourth at…

When was the Model t Introduced
April 5, 2017

When was the Model t Introduced

Ford’s Model T, introduced in 1908, is a classic example of a market-creating blue ocean strategic move that challenged the conventions of the automotive industry in the United States. It made the automobile accessible to the mass of the market. Until that time, America’s five hundred automakers built custom-made novelty automobiles. Despite the number of automakers…

First Year of Model t
April 8, 2017

First Year of Model t

One year ago today, I bought an electric car. Electric cars are coming for the masses, so I d like to share a few thoughts about my first year of ownership in the event you re considering one for yourself. I was excited about some aspects of a Model S (fast car, seating for seven, all-wheel-drive, huge screen, better for the environment) and nervous about others…

Model t Museum Detroit
November 30, 2016

Model t Museum Detroit

Built in 1904, the Piquette facility was Ford Motor Company s first automotive assembly plant and today is the only early American plant of its kind open to the public. On Piquette s third floor - virtually unchanged from a century ago - visitors have a chance to see where Ford built its first 12, Model T cars. Henry Ford designed the Model T at the Piquette…

1
2