Model t Water Pump

Model t Water Pump

(This article was originally published in the July, 2000 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…

Model t Tractors

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…

27 Ford Model t

27 Ford Model t

We can’t think of a street rod or custom car award with a more exacting set of judging standards than the Detroit Autorama’s Ridler Award. Those judges scrutinize every inch of the eligible cars. The Lokar Performance Products/STREET RODDER Driven Award has a shorter list of criteria, but we take it just as seriously. The…