Model t Suspension

Model t Suspension

The classic American hot rod era lasted from 1945 to about 1965. Like Baja Bugs, classic hot rods required significant modification by their owners. Unlike Bu­gs, however, which are built on Volkswagen chassis, hot rods were built on a variety of old, often historical, car models: Cars manufactured before 1945 were considered ideal fodder for…

History on Henry Ford

History on Henry Ford

With the purchase of Longfellow’s Wayside Inn in 1923, Henry Ford envisioned transforming the old Colonial Inn into a living museum of American history, an interest that predates the development of both Greenfield Village and Colonial Williamsburg. Henry Ford assured the continued survival of the old coach stop. In a 1924 interview for the New…

34 Ford Roadster Kit

34 Ford Roadster Kit

Gearheads everywhere can relate to mating season. That’s when you’re building a kit car, custom classic truck, musclecar, street rod, or racecar from the ground up, and you put the new engine and transmission together, place it in the chassis, and install the body on the chassis for the first time ever. Sure, you’re bound…

Ford Model t Color

Ford Model t Color

When the Model T Ford was introduced, consumers were thrilled – who cared if it didn’t have a roof or windshield wipers? It was better than a horse and buggy, and completely altered the transportation industry. The only catch was the color, which prompted the famous line, “Any color you want, as long as it’s…

Ford Roadster Kit Car

Ford Roadster Kit Car

As with most great ideas, the brainstorm to build this cool but realistic car occurred during a bench racing session. Unlike most bench racing ideas, though, four months later this dream was a super-detailed and driveable highboy. Everyone involved (SplitFire, which sponsored the buildup; Thom Taylor, who drew the car’s initial look; Lobeck’s Hot Rods,…

Ford Tudor Body

Ford Tudor Body

I have undertaken a research project to identify the Model A Ford Assembly Plants and their corresponding ID number codes that were stamped onto the bodies of some Model A’s. This Assembly Plant ID number is different from the engine serial number, different from the Ford Body style number, and different from the body company…

Model t Museum Detroit

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, 000 Model…

Model t Kit Cars to Build

Model t Kit Cars to Build

For over 20 years, our conviction at Model Roundup is that buildingmodel cars and model car kits is more than just a fun hobby. It’s notjust about plastic, glue and paint. It’s about ’55 Chevys, Candy Apple Anglias,Richard Petty, George Barris, Ed Roth, Mopar Muscle…it’s aboutAmericana! It’s about your first car and your first date.It’s…

Model t Club International

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.…

Bucket t Roadster

Bucket t Roadster

UNIQUE & VERY ENTERTAINING! 350 V8, TH350 TRANS, 4 WHEEL DISCS, BEAUTIFUL PAINT! Traditional rods are red hot, and nothing’s more traditional than a 1923 Model T roadster stuffed full of a vintage small block Chevy. With a cool combination of track-T and T-bucket styling plus great workmanship, this is the kind of sportster your…

Ford Model t Dimensions

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…

1926 Model t Roadster Pickup

1926 Model t Roadster Pickup

One of the most popular competitors for the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster Award at the 2009 Grand National Roadster Show was the Black Widow, a 24:1 scale replica of a 1960 model kit based on a hot rod that never existed-until now. Michael Feinstein had the imagination to dream up the concept. Hollywood Hot Rods…

Antique Ford Parts

Antique Ford Parts

C W Moss Antique Ford Parts are an Antique & Classic Cars company located in Orange, California. They can be found at 402 W Chapman Ave, Orange 92866 as shown on the map above (please note that the map is accurate to within approximately 300 feet). If you would like to contact C W Moss…

Model t Ford Register

Model t Ford Register

On the morning of May 16, from a foggy trailhead in north-central Scotland, Neil Tuckett and Jamie Davidson embarked on a mountain drive. Their destination lay roughly a third of the way up Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the British Isles, where they would stop, disassemble their car and, along with a phalanx of…

Model t Information

Model t Information

A brief look back… So much information on Ford Model T history published covering both Henry Ford and the Ford Model T that it would be impossible and perhaps a little futile in reproducing all of it again here, so I will endeavour to list some of the main information on the Ford Model T…

Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company organized, with John S. Gray as President and Henry Ford as Vice President. Stockholders are: Henry Ford, Alexander Malcomson, John W. Anderson, C.H. Bennett, James Couzens, Horace E. Dodge, John F. Dodge, Vernon C. Fry, John S. Gray, Horace H. Rackham, Albert Strelow and Charles J. Woodall. Company sells its first car,…

Henry Ford Mass Production

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…

Henry Ford and his First Car

Henry Ford and his First Car

One day in 1885, the twenty-three-year old Henry Ford got his first look at the gas-powered engine, and it was instant love. Ford had apprenticed as a machinist and had worked on every conceivable device, but nothing could compare to his fascination with this new type of engine, one that created its own power. He…

Model t Starter

Model t Starter

You want to get hacking with your Pi fast, right? Get everything you need to start with the Adafruit Starter Pack for Raspberry Pi. It’s the perfect accompaniment to your new Pi, everything you need to get a distro image loaded and running. We even pre-assemble the Cobbler for you, no soldering required. THIS PACK…