$300 more than a metal panel truck when produced in 1930 Made to cater to higher end customers. All mechanics rebuilt, brakes, shocks, Kingpins and wiper. New clutch, pressure plate, tires, wiring and signals. Leakless water pump and aluminum fan blade. Oak body built by cabinet maker to Ford spec 2014. Zenith carburetor, strong motor. Spare tire mounted underneath. Decals are removable. Optional roll up windows. Original 6 volt system. Fiberglass rear fenders
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.