We offer many services include complete frameup restoration services to make your vehicle look and perform just like new, and partial restoration work to assist you in taking your project on to the next level, or quality repair work doing those tasks needed to make your vehicle safer and more reliable. Find 1931 ford model as for sale on oodle classifieds. This book is in color and covers most of the technical aspects of the cars and how to restore them. These processesguided by the ford manualincluded the installation of the fabric top. Ford produced the first model a in 1903, and it was followed by other models such as the model b and c 1905, the model k and n 1906.
At operating company level, in 20 jaguar cars was merged with land rover. Not running, rough, sat for 40 years, but complete car. Thunderbird headquarters, which supplies numerous restoration parts for the roadster. How to start a mustang restoration project step by step. Now that maryanns model a has been completed she and her grandkids have been enjoying outings in it. The model line was introduced following the construction of a personal vehicle for edsel ford, who commissioned a coachbuilt 1939 lincolnzephyr convertible. Ford then sold both jaguar and land rover to tata motors. Macs is well known for the quality of its products and for the extensive knowledge of its sales and customer service. True vintage ford restoration or ford truck restoration is a real dream come true for many of our clients and our car restoration staff alike, and your ford is no exception. The electrical system, repairing and restoring the model t ford 48 pages. She also has taken it to some car shows and admits that talking to admirers and telling her story about the car when she was a child is more fun than she thought. Our service department specializes in model a fords. Whether you are looking just an oil change or looking for a shop to do your complete restoration, we are shop that can do it all for your model a. Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of jaguar land rover, a british multinational car.
The photos are just pictures of disassembled parts with no or few directions. Steve stapley car care provides complete model t ford restoration from the ground up. Great on pictures and restoration techniques and just about anything you need to know. It describes in technical detail all you want to know on the complete restoration of a model a ford left or right hand drive to its original condition. This model t ford page has been designed to provide you with a high level overview of many ways to deal with restoration issues associated with the model t ford. About 4000 of them were made and almost all of them were shipped overseas during ww1. From minor mechanical to groundup restoration, we provide solutions for any issue on any vintage car. It has over 330 new pages over 500 detailed photos and illustrations. In developing cars, ford identified model design by a letter. They stopped changing the model number with the model t. No one likes to see heartbreaking things like this, luckily no. Field report about a ford model a restoration ford. Ford model a restoration manual, complete, 19281931.
In chapter 4, i discuss how we handled the merge line. We specialize in antique ford restoration, parts and service. This well researched guide that documents the evolution the carburetors design, is published jointly by model a restorers club and model a ford club of america. Antique and classic car restoration companies in florida. The collection at lemay americas car museum is performing a frameoff restoration of our 1930 ford model a cabriolet. The m1917 ambulance was basically a ford model t with a standard built ambulance body installed. Showcasing the rise and life of big red the worlds most famous 69 camaro. The great granddaughter of the original purchaser of this 1928 model a wanted the car restored to be like it was when her great grandfather bought it new in 1928. Your model a ford is worth whatever a buyer is willing to pay. This manual is an authoritative guide for restoring all ford model a cars manufactured.
Home about us services projects estimates restomods wood restoration shop contact us. This is the most frequently asked question on our web site. This video series is dedicated to preserving the knowledge and techniques used in restoring and maintaining the model t ford. In addition to the tip that was given regarding the placement of the filler cap, another way to determine the model regards the transmission. A family heirloom, restored from hood to taillights the new. Here are a few tales of the introduction of the new model a ford. To make this many deliveries from absolutely zero stock was a massive undertaking. Rps sells classic american car parts to help restore your vintage car to new condition. Pdf model a ford zenith carburetor restoration tips. The book covers the total disassembly in the correct sequence of a completely original model a ford and the restoration of all parts, which are fitted back to a. This is the ford restoration guide group in the bookscdsdvds section of the 3256 car and truck classic ford parts list at cg ford parts. This website is dedicated to the preservation of the model a ford, the correct application of components as described in the model a restorers club and the model a ford club of americas restoration guidelines and judging manual, as well as preserving the wealth of knowledge that has been previously uncovered and recorded.
Search or browse our list of antique and classic car restoration companies in florida by category or location. This classic handbook will help you get your model a in the show or on the road. Ford now offering over 9,000 official reproduction parts for restorations. The instructions are just assembly notes and poor ones. The tristates exclusive gathering place for ford model a enthusiasts. December 27, 2018 1931 1931 model a ford coupe collision model a ford restoration restoration. The book is perfectly bound like a phone book as well as being stitched, with a semi hard cover and a4 sizing.
This was a huge effort to the judging standards committee. Ive had this book while restoration of my 1918 model t ford. Originally published in 1966, model a ford restoration handbook features 42 photos and 64 illustrations, and it covers the specifications on model data for different systems, colors, and trims. Miks pics era automobiles ll board breaking car news and the latest events in canada. They can also be emailed in pdf format to the email we have on file. The index is formatted in accordance with the ford parts price lists and the ford body parts list. Are you looking for a professional shop to restore or repair your model a ford. Model a ford restoration archives automotive american. Snyders antique auto parts manufactures and distributes vintage ford parts for model a and model t vehicles. Ohio valley region ford model a club classic car clubs.
Ive used it so much, that its almost time to reorder another copy. Ford product planners had come to two conclusions critical to restoring the. February 16, 2006 the following index pertains to those model a ford parts and restoration application methods and studies which have been or are currently being researched by many model a ford researchers and restoration persons who have. Billed as the encyclopedia of the model a, this is an essential reference guide for anyone doing their own restoration. Ford model a early 1930 town sedan briggs body assembled around april 1930 in asnieres, france engine number 278 6714 located in germany start of restoration in 2006. To unlock the electrolock, simply insert the switch key into the ignition switch and turn the key to the right. It includes 16 of the judging areas that are rewritten and revised in 2016. Welcome to the ford model a online automotive parts catalog. Restorers model a shop manual motorbooks workshop it is an expensive waste of your money.
Ford model a coupe subframe assembly flat floor 30,31 19301931. There are lots of reasonably priced parts available and the car is very simple. Whether it be paint stripping, rust removal or treatment and preservation methods, to finishes for bodywork and the chassis or timber work, brightwork or. The following index pertains to those model a ford parts and restoration application methods and studies which have been or are currently being researched by many model a ford researchers and restoration persons who have personal model a ford websites. A 368 page a4 manual on complete model a ford restoration. In ford mustang restoration guide, i cover some of these more specific. Neglected no more 1931 ford model a victoria hemmings daily. These plates are used for joining the wood felloes on nondemountable round.
This is a 368 page book with over 2000 pictures to help you restore your model a. Still, hes considering joining a local model a club to keep the vehicle pristine. Founded in lockport, ny in 1978 by douglas mcintosh, macs is the dominant source of parts for model t, model a, and ford v8 vehicles. The book helped to find out or to proof certain assumptions of parts beeing 1929 or 1930. Wondering what to look for when purchasing the debut model of one of fords. Ive had this copy since 1980 and cant seem to put it down. Ive build several model a hot rods in my shop, but never a restoration, so im a little bit lost as to what to quote this guy. The model dt for club of america operations manual january 2017 introduction the purpose of this manual is to provide chapters and members of the model t ford club of america mtfca with a reference document that will give an overview of. Ford model a subrail extension and floor board brace set 19301931 a2exb. Ebay should combine your items and automatically discount the shipping fees if you. Introduction of the new ford car model a ford club of.
Fords counterpunch to the vette has lasting appeal. Ford model a restoration project americas car museum. Model a service bulletins this is almost a complete collection of all ford dealers bulletins in book form. Using modern weights to balance the tires on your model ta must for anyone driving.
For some reason, many folks will refer to any old, pre1930ish ford as a model t. Reading the model t ford club of america magazine vintage ford i came across an ad for a 1922 model tt truck for sale. Henrys first attempt at a car company under his own name was the henry ford company on november 3, 1901, which became the cadillac motor company on august 22, 1902 after ford left with the rights to his name. We are your complete source for model a ford parts serving the model a restorer since 1976, brattons offers.
At berts model a ford center, we have the most complete overall selection of model a parts anywhere, as we stock all the new reproduction parts in our 22000 square foot warehouse, but we also stock the largest supply of original parts anywhere. The original ford manuel that came with the car is better. If the engine isnt seized, and the wooden frame is ok. While most owners of a ford model a should learn how to do basic maintenance and repairs themselves, having such knowledgeable and experienced men as jay pearcy and ray williamson available for advice and access to high quality parts in a phenomenal advantage.
A load of very important information on restoring my car. Besides being used as an ambulance, many were also converted into utility trucks and machine gun carriers. Ford wanted to break from tradition and begin anew. Ford model a coupe subframe assembly flat floor 30,31 1930. Pdf model a ford restoration handbook download full.
The parts of the ad that attracted my attention were the price, which wasnt high, and the statement that the truck had a new maple wood cab. Welcome to the ford model t online automotive parts catalog. By the late 1990s macs covered all ford and mercurys from 1909 to the 1970s. Fords plan to enable the widespread announcement and sale of the car on december 2, 1927 fell short of its intended goals. Ford model a roadster open car full cowl panel set 19301931.
Better just burn the wood cab and send the rest to. The lincoln continental is a series of midsized and fullsized luxury cars produced by lincoln, a division of the american automaker ford motor company. Do any of you guys have an idea what it would cost to completely restore a 1930 ford model a couple. Until now, the worlds most popular collector car fords model a has not had a complete, accurate, wellillustrated restoration and maintenance guide.
Ford now offering over 9,000 official reproduction parts. Some can be made out of other tools or from scratch, if you have the expertise and a model to follow. Since 1988 the stapleys have travelled extensively throughout the united states, belonging to the model t ford club international as. After several car expertise i realized that the cars offered werent worth the money or if really good restored not for sale. Join millions of people using oodle to find unique used cars for sale, certified preowned car listings, and new car classifieds.253 511 749 883 1459 1326 555 1393 881 457 1433 397 958 1551 541 371 687 335 1113 227 633 437 286 647 1378 1364 702 1176 895 62 1485 160 880 693 983 296