• 1930 Ford Model A rumble seat Cabriolet, showing only 88 miles
since the complete nut and bolt restoration.
• Mirror finish two tone Ford Maroon and black paint show waxed and detailed.
• All new black front and rumble seat interior.
• New black canvas convertible top with zip out side curtains.
• Freshly rebuilt 201 cid engine with 3 speed transmission good to over 65 mph.
• Hand laced black powder coated wire wheels with wide whitewalls and great looking side mounted spare.
• Stainless exhaust system
• Real deal working "ooogaahh horn."
• Restored running boards.
• Just a beautifully done example that is approaching 100 years old and can be driven like it was 1930.
The Pick of the Day looks like a pristine example of sporty 1930s motoring
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.