Tag: Model B
Took a little pre-Christmas visit to my friend John’s and took a look at the progress on his roadster rebuild and the latest parts he has for sale.
The rolling chassis is just about done and the body is underway, next decision is whether to go Patina/Hot Rod or a restoration? Watch this space!
Parts wise there are a good number of engines and gearboxes available both Model A & B
Excellent article from Dan Kahn that does what it says on the tin, taking the reader through the history of solid axle front suspension in great detail. This piece is not only of interest to the historians amongst us, it will also be of great use to those who are building or modifying a car with the suspension of this type.
Take a look at Travis’s excellent coverage of the 2018 Hot Rod Hill Climb in Colorado.
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Bangers are bitchin’, and prehistoric bangers are better yet. There are many dedicated fans of the old-and-slow 201ci, L-head four-bangers originally found in millions of Ford Model Ts, and Model A/B/C-equipped ’28–’34 Fords—and especially of the speed equipment manufactured for them. The good news is they’re popular enough that you don’t need to sweat scouring endless swap-meet spaces to score a find—much of it is reproduced and better than new. Bangers are now hotter than ever
Great article from Randy at Hotrod, read the rest here
Take a look at Chip Foose’s take on a traditional 32 Coupe here at Hotrod Network, read John Gilbert’s article here
All the usual attention that Chip is famous for can be seen in this superb car.
Great article and chronology of the Lew Thompson 1932 Roadster from Kustomrama
From Joe Cardoza to Rob Ida from 1948 to the present day with a sprinkling of Gene Winfield read the article here
Here’s a great video published by Bill McGuire on YouTube featuring the launch of the 32 Ford and the famous Ford Flathead V8. The entire new 1932 model range is introduced car by car at the end of the video. Henry and Edsel are also featured in what appears to be a rare happy moment.
Little did they know the Flathead V8 would still be revered 86 years later!