A beautifully restored Model A that's been upgraded with a Miller
high performance head and Ryan overdrive. Outstanding workmanship
throughout. Also fitted with a custom gauge cluster, turn signals,
Ahooga horn, rear view mirror with clock, dual cowl lights,
two-tone paint, dual outside rear view mirrors, rear mounted spare,
trunk rack, flying Quail radiator cap, stainless grill stone guard
and Michelin tires. This was a no expense spared restoration by a
life long Model A enthusiast who set this car up as an excellent
tour vehicle. Exceptional!
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.