This '23 Model T had not been run in decades. Pulled the engine and gave it a full rebuild, then re- installed and overhauled the chassis with mostly used Model T parts. The car will be kept in the original rusty condition, as pulled from the barn......but she runs now!
Last licensed in 1948, Ford Model T's like this were popular with farmers. This was originally a touring car, but the back seat part of the body and the convertible top was tossed, and a homemade wooden bed put on to carry produce to market.
Farmers used to push old cars down into the banks hoping to hold them in
place. It was legal "back then" of course.The price of scrap steel was
not much back then and this seemed a good use for them. Some of those cars
were push by walls of water in big down pours, pushed down to the river.
Others were put directly on the river bank to help stop the river
encroaching any further onto a farmers river bottom ground as the river
would always change its course through the years and sometime in a few
hours...It was legal back then, of course not anymore. These cars and
trucks have had more miles of river pass them than they have driven
1931 Ford Model A Tudor Barn Find First Run
1931 Ford Model A, been siting in a barn since 1976, swapped the coil and
she runs! Great, I will be posting more videos once I have anti-free ect.
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Hauling Hay with 1926 Ford Model TT 1 Ton Truck
Bringing in the hay with my 1926 Ford TT 1 ton truck. The truck has a New
Zealand 'Colonial' built cab and deck.
What use is a vintage truck if you can't use it?
12 December 2010
(I think over 60 bales of hay was the biggest load)
1914 Ford Model T
This cool car has been in the family for some 50 years, The story is my
Grandpa pulled it out of a chicken coop where it sat for some time in the
50's. He went through it and restored it. ( the horn is Not original )
Model T Snow Flyer
The maiden Alaska run of the 1917 Model T Snow Flyer owned by the
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska.
New Model T Engine in Test Stand
1927 Model T engine, rebuilt by Gen III Antique Auto of Massachusetts.
This engine was done for a client in Florida. It includes a Stipe 280 cam,
nylon timing gear, modified 009 distributor, modern clutch pack, and a high
compression head. Assembled using modern methods and tolerances. It's
been "Balanced and Blueprinted". This video was taken to show our long
distance customer what it looks like and how it runs before shipping it
down to him. If you have a Model T engine you need rebuilt, please give us
a call or drop us a note via email. Our website address is
1928 Buick Country Club Coupe 1st Start in 50 Years
My Great Grandfather bought this car in 1929 from the Buick dealer in
Perryman, Md. with only a few hundred miles on it. He paid $900 for it, a
hefty sum considering most new cars at the time were under $400. He was the
last one to hear it run until today. By the way, I could not tell while
looking through the camera if the lights were on or off.
I do not own this video, Salvage Squad rebuild and restore another classic
vehicle. Neil Tuckett owns this fantastic Ford Racing car based on the
Model T, you can buy Model T's from Tuckett Brothers in the UK. Fully
restored and by real enthusiasts.