Model t Fact

Model t Fact

Ask old-timers what they’ve run their Model T on beside gasoline, and the responses will start to sound like the list of potential fuels for the Chrysler Turbine car; that is, anything combustible: coal gas, diesel, kerosene, even granddad’s corn likker. But the truth regarding the T – in this matter as well as many…

Model t Ford Production

Model t Ford Production

Henry Ford did not invent the automobile. Nor did he start the production line. What he did do was put the two together. This changed the way first Americans, then the rest of the world, worked, lived and travelled. The car that could be afforded by the average American was being produced for the first…

Model t Car Club

Model t Car Club

When Ernie Muirhead drives around his block in Provo, you can hear him coming — or at least his Model T. The car with a 1914 engine sounds different from cars from more recent decades. It’s almost indescribable, like nothing you’ve ever heard. It’s a fuller, rhythmic shake of a sound that comes from the…

Model TT Truck

Model TT Truck

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Model t International

Model t International

The New York International Auto Show first opened in 1900, and ever since, it’s been one of the most important fixtures in the auto industry. American icons Dodge, Ford and Chevy showcase their newest ideas and designs alongside international brands like Toyota, Volkswagon and Porsche. In 2017, the show opens to the public Friday, April…

Old Model t Cars

Old Model t Cars

Rev it up with hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932 at America’s longest-running antique car show. Open ’til 9pm on Saturday night! For one weekend a year, we celebrate the triumphs of the earliest years of the automotive industry. It is a glorious spectacle, as the streets and grounds of Greenfield Village…

Model t History

Model t History

“I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and take care of. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. But it…

Model TC Cab Plans

Model TC Cab Plans

Mobile transportation startup Cabulous launched in 2010 with plans to bring Uber-like e-hailing to taxi fleets throughout the country. And while it’s been fairly successful in getting cabs signed up and attracting new customers, the company has decided to rebrand as Flywheel, and will be making a big marketing push around the new name in…

First Ford Model t

First Ford Model t

The last time the Cubs won the World Series, Henry Ford rolled out a car that revolutionized the world. “The Ford Model T changed the way all people lived and worked, which is a pretty powerful statement, but it’s true, ” said Bob Kreipke, corporate historian for Ford, where he has worked for the past…

Model t Runabout

Model t Runabout

22 bhp, 176.7 cu. in. four-cylinder inline L-head engine, two-speed planetary transmission, solid front axle and live rear axle with transverse semi-elliptic leaf springs, and a transmission brake and two-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 100 in. Racy Open Runabout Authentic restoration AACA National Junior and Senior First awards at Hershey For 1911, Ford restyled the…

Picture of Model t Ford

Picture of Model t Ford

The Model T Museum is nestled in the heart of Richmond, Indiana’s Historic Depot District. Once “the” transportation mecca of the 19th century, it is now a “must-see” destination filled with notable architecture, unique shops, stunning murals, fun and fabulous restaurants, a chocolatier, a microbrewery and much more! Ranked #1 by Trip Advisor of attractions…

Driving a Model t Ford

Driving a Model t Ford

$125 Adult Driver (25+) $115 AACA Museum Member Adult Driver (25+) $150 Adult + 1 Non-Driver Guest (21+) $175 Adult + 2 Non-Driver Guest (21+) There is a special $10 discount on driver ticket only for AACA Museum Members with valid membership. Must call 717-566-7100 x100 or stop in to purchase to receive discount. Must…

Pictures of Model t

Pictures of Model t

The Handling Speciale now returns to the California T, which was restyled for 2015 and re-armed with a new 552-hp 3.9-liter twin-turbo V-8, good for smashing zero to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds. The new California T is a wonderful improvement—better looking, more luxurious, quicker, and usable as a daily driver. The HS package is…

What Year was the Model t Made

What Year was the Model t Made?

Henry Ford on his 1896 Quadricycle, one of two built. In 1896 Henry Ford was the Chief Engineer of Thomas Edison’s electrical lighting plant in Detroit, Michigan. He had acquired a fascination with internal combustion engines and set out to create a vehicle propelled by one, which he christened the Quadricycle. By 1901 he had…

Model t Ford Club of Victoria

Model t Ford Club of Victoria

General meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month (except January) at 8.00 pm at the Ashburton library meeting room, 154 High Street, Ashburton. We welcome new members. If you are interested in joining the club, please come along to a meeting. Meetings start promptly and usually include a guest speaker and informal…

Model t Front Axle

Model t Front Axle

(This article was originally published in the November, 2001 issue of the Spark Coil.) Hi fellow Model T’ers! Let’s spend a little time talking about one of the most neglected areas of our Model T. The front axle and wheel bearings… As long as the front wheels turn and the steering isn’t too bad, many…