Model t Body Parts

Model t Body Parts

Oftentimes, when we see yet-to-be-publicly introduced cars, we are under an “embargo, ” which means that we are to keep what we know of the way the car looks, is engineered, built, and rides to ourselves until a specific date. (In case you’re wondering, that’s how the buff books all seem to have the same…

Ford Model a Roadster Pickup

Ford Model a Roadster Pickup

Ford Model A Roaster Pickup – Tribute Mobil Tank Truck. Show, drive or play with top on or off. Back in the 1920’s and 30’s as the automobile became more affordable, thru mas production, the need for fuel stations became more and more apparent. The fist rural filling stations were set up at country general…

1941 Ford Tudor Sedan

1941 Ford Tudor Sedan

This 1941 Ford Super Deluxe Sedan Project has been with the seller less than a year and is said to be mostly complete except for missing interior fittings. Purchased as the basis of a hot rod or rat rod build, the seller decided the body was too solid and complete to alter. Ford’s 1941 car…

Steel Roadster Body

Steel Roadster Body

The Dearborn Deuce Convertible – A revolutionary all steel 32′ roadster body. **Pictured above is a car completed using our Dearborn Deuce body** The Dearborn Deuce Convertible is an all-steel roadster body redesigned around an amazing, fully disappearing top assembly. A standard ’32 roadster body falls short of the necessary requirements to package a top…

Model t Ford Parts Australia

Model t Ford Parts Australia

Ford Model T 1908 – 1927 Country: Engine: 4 cyl. Capacity: 2896 cc (177ci) Power: 20 hp Transmission: 2 forward / 1 reverse Top Speed: n/a Number Built: 15, 000, 000+ Collectability: Ford Model T Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts Our Rating: 3   Introduction Ask most people to name a vintage car, and…

Ford Model t Engine Parts

Ford Model t Engine Parts

The Ford Motor Company engineering parts drawing collection consists of microfiche copies of the original blueprints. During the 1940s, Ford Motor Company copied all of their parts drawings onto microfiche and destroyed the blueprints. It is understood that this had been done for storage purposes, because microfilm takes up less physical space and has a…

Model t Engine Rebuild

Model t Engine Rebuild

The rebuild nears completion… As you saw on the previous page, my Model T Ford engine rebuild is progressing well. With the bottom end of the engine assembled, the valve gear, including adjustable tappets have been fitted also. With this all complete, the coil plate, magneto assembly and flywheel were fitted and clearances set, we…

What did Henry Ford Study

What did Henry Ford Study?

Henry Ford was one of the world’s great innovators and a quotable gentleman at that, particularly in the realms of business and innovation. Perhaps the most famous quote attributed to Ford is this: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” While there’s no real proof Ford ever said…

First Year of Model t

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…

When was the Model t Introduced

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…

Mac Model t Parts

Mac Model t Parts

Eckler Industries will close the Mac’s Antique Auto Parts facility in Pendleton in September, eliminating 52 jobs, according to a notice Eckler filed with the state Labor Department. The Donner Road site, which sells restoration parts and accessories, is set to close Sept. 1. The notice did not explain the reason for the closing. Representatives…

Henry Ford Model b

Henry Ford Model b

The 1932 Ford Model B and Model 18 was seen as Dearborn’s response to the Depression. After a 19-year run and a production total exceeding 15 million units, the Model T – upon which the Ford empire was founded – almost caused that empire’s collapse. The car, though still surprisingly good even in 1927, had…

Model t Pedals

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…

1934 Ford Roadster Body

1934 Ford Roadster Body

Can your Roadster body or your Roadster PU body be mounted on a stock frame? STEVE: Yes they can. Our assembly fixtures are based on an original stock frame so the body mounting holes are pre located at stock locations. Can your Roadster bodies be built with stock items like a firewall, floor pan, and/or…

Model t Hot Rod Parts

Model t Hot Rod Parts

Taking Total Performance’s King T In Some Low-Dollar Directions The T is making a comeback. Pushed out of popularity for a while by Models As, Deuces, and ’33-34s, Ford’s earlier model is elbowing its way back into popularity among hot rodders and street rodders. The revival of interest, especially in roadsters, owes a lot to…

Henry Ford Assembly Line Pictures

Henry Ford Assembly Line Pictures

Yes, in addition to churning out motor vehicles, the Ford Motor Company once released films on a weekly basis. Their motion picture department was one of the largest studios outside of Hollywood. By 1920, Ford films had 10–12 million viewers in theaters across the United States, plus foreign countries like France, Mexico, and Japan, according…

Model t Assembly LINE 1908

Model t Assembly LINE 1908

At the beginning of the 20th century the automobile was a plaything for the rich. Most models were complicated machines that required a chauffer conversant with its individual mechanical nuances to drive it. Henry Ford was determined to build a simple, reliable and affordable car; a car the average American worker could afford. Out of…

Hemp Car Henry Ford

Hemp Car Henry Ford

Ever wonder if there was a way to make a more environmentally friendly car? Henry Ford once did, and he looked to marijuana’s non-psychoactive cousin hemp as a partial solution to the auto industry’s dependence on forestry and mining. “Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required…