1931 Ford Model A Pickup Truck. The previous owner had the vehicle for 40 years and did a full ground up restoration. 1985 AACA at Hershey Senior Class First Prize Winner.
Beautifully restored, nice paint; vermillion red exterior with black fenders, black interior, and straw color wheels. 4cyl, 3spd, 6volt. All gauges, lights and horn work. Solid body, idles and drives excellent, original tools.
Pick of the Day was special ordered by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas
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…”