1930 FORD MODEL A TUDOR
IT’S VERY RARE TO FIND A 1930 MODEL A THAT HAS BEEN IN THE SAME FAMILY SINCE PURCHASED 88 YEARS AGO,GOING ONLY FROM THE AUNT THAT ORIGINALLY PURCHASED IT TO HER NEPHEW. THE CAR HAS OBVIOUSLY SPENT MOST OF ITS TIME INSIDE AS RUST IS NO ISSUE WHAT SO EVER. THE MODEL A IS COMPLETELY ORIGINAL AND INMOLESTED. IT HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO AN ALTERNATOR REPLACING THE GENERATOR. THE ENGINE AND DRIVETRAIN HAS BEEN COMPLETELY SERVICED FROM FRONT TO REAR BY PROFESSIONALS THAT WORK ON NOTHING EXCEPT MODEL A FORDS AND THE CAR RUNS AND DRIVES AS NEW. PAINT IS DECENT WITH GOOD SHEEN. ORIGINAL CHROME AND GLASS ARE GOOD AND ALL WINDOWS ROLL UP AND DOWN AS THEY SHOULD. TIRES ARE LIKE NEW INCLUDING SPARE AND BATTERY IS NEW. INTERIOR IS EXCELLENT INCLUDING SEATS, HEADLINER, DOOR PANELS, DASH AND REAR WINDOW SHADE. VINYL TOP IS AS NEW. $15,500 O.B.O .
The antique truck has been re-created as a Mobilgas fuel-delivery vehicle
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.
“Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.