Model t Frame Dimensions

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…

Carbon Canyon Model t Club

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…

Car Model t

Car Model t

Henry Ford thought that biofuels were the “fuel of the future.” Ford’s vision of mass biofuel consumption began with his Model T Ford. Starting in 1908, the Model T propelled Ford Motor Company to become the largest producer of automobiles at the time. By 1918 over half the cars in America were Model T’s, giving…

Who Invented Model t

Who Invented Model t?

Henry Ford is variously praised for having invented the internal combustion engine, invented the automobile, and invented the assembly line. He didn’t do any of these three; but he did make possible the Model T — the car that “put America on wheels” — which marks its centenary this fall. Ford was born in 1863…

Ford Model t eBay

Ford Model t eBay

Since February, we have been previewing the new eBay Motors, which includes research tools, pricing information, an easier way to find local vehicles, and a whole new way to search. Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions we’ve received about the new eBay Motors. We will continue to update this based on your…

Who Invented the Model t Car

Who Invented the Model t Car?

The Model T came on the scene in 1908 as a reasonably priced, reliable automobile created for use by the average family. The 1200-pound Model T was helpful to people who lived on farms and were accustomed to travelling long distances on horseback. Between 1908 and 1927, the revolutionary assembly line process allowed for the…

Ford Model t Engine

Ford Model t Engine

Many Model T owners believed their car had a self-healing feature. Put an ailing Tin Lizzie under ashade tree, come back after awhile, and she would be ready to go again. Sometimes this did happen. Whenit didn’t, a variety of other remedies were available for what was arguably the most fixable car ever built. Itdidn’t…

Ford Model t Club

Ford Model t Club

Let’s Go Touring Welcome to the Sacramento Valley Model T Club located in Sacramento, California. The Sacramento Valley is rich in places to tour. Whether it’s the river and delta area, historic sites here in our state Capital or the rich Gold Rush country in the foot hills, they all provide us with interesting and…

Ford Model t Wrench

Ford Model t Wrench

T-1917 Model T Ford Wrench Donated by Robert and Marion Roglin   This open-end wrench came with Robert Roglin’s first car, a Model T Ford. “1917” is the model number of the wrench. Kansas native Robert Lee Roglin (1895-1987) moved to the Son’s Chapel area east of Fayetteville (Washington County) in 1929. He and his…

Model t Touring Car

Model t Touring Car

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We’re going to end 2008 with the oldest DOTS car yet. How about 89 years old and parked on the street? Granted, this West End car doesn’t live full-time on the…

Model t Years

Model t Years

We’re at the precipice of a new age of automotive options, as the car of the future is just about here. Tesla’s top of the line Model S 90d, while not quite an autonomous car, is enabled with autonomous driving features that certainly make it a gateway technology to what every transportation sector prognosticator says…

Model t Body Styles

Model t Body Styles

Model T built by the from 1908 until 1927. Conceived by as practical, affordable for the common man, it quickly became prized for its low cost, durability, versatility, and ease of maintenance. More than 15 million Model Ts were built in and , Mich. (The automobile was also assembled at a Ford plant in ,…

Model t Ranch

Model t Ranch

The John W. Stoltz Company has been in business for 31 years manufacturing and selling specialized Model T Ford parts made from modern components. The company was founded in 1986 quite by accident. John wanted a speedometer for his 1926 Model T coupe. Authentic Model T speedometers were not only hard to come by they…

Images of Model t Ford

Images of Model t Ford

With a ball-peen hammer, a center punch and plenty of 1/8-inch drill bits, the students in the automotive collision and repair program are slowly disassembling a Model T Ford that came off the assembly line 91 years ago. “Think about it, ” collision and repair instructor Chris Baker said as freshman Dan Hadfield went to…

Model t Tractor Conversion

Model t Tractor Conversion

DreamDirt is doing a Co-Auction with Todd Crill Auctions, DreamDirt will be handling the online portion of the auction and Todd Crill will be working the onsite portion of the auction. There will be a 10% buyer premium on all sucessful online bidders. Buyers will be resposible for pick up or shipping. Inventory Selling Saturday,…

Model t value

Model t value

R makes it easy to fit a linear model to your data. The hard part is knowing whether the model you’ve built is worth keeping and, if so, figuring out what to do next. This is a post about linear models in R, how to interpret lm results, and common rules of thumb to help…

Fact About Model t

Fact About Model t

Let’s get something out of the way early, before Bernie Sanders supporters are burning me in effigy: I like Bernie Sanders. During the seven years I lived in Vermont, I had the pleasure of voting for him twice; first, when he ran for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by “Jeezum” Jim Jeffords, and second, when…

Model t Serial Numbers

Model t Serial Numbers

* Numbers shown are based on the dates of sale, not of manufacture. ** The actual dates of manufacture of engines before 1913 have yet to be discovered. The numbers shown are based on the dates of the sale of the engine/automobile. From the available data it appears that engines were installed in cars, or…

Original Model t

Original Model t

A new campaign is underway to try and save the original Model T plant in Highland Park. The Woodward Avenue Action Association launched an online fundraising drive asking supporters to pledge five dollars to turn the old assembly line into a museum and visitor’s center. Five dollars was the daily wage Henry Ford paid his…

Model t Racing

Model t Racing

TESTED A century from now, let no man or robot or digital personal companion embedded in the cerebellum at birth say that Car and Driver didn’t look at this thing from every possible angle. Thus, we proceed with yet another trial of the Model S. This time we compare the electric car to its direct…