This is a 1931 Model A roadster deluxe. It has been completely restored. Has original engine. Chrome bumpers, Chrome radiator shell and grill, chrome flying quail radiator cap, chrome headlamp buckets and light bar, Ooga horn, 200.5 ci 40 hp L head 4 cylinder motor, single updaft carburetor, chrome cowl lights, dual side mount spare tires, tilt out windwhield, dual side wind wings, chrome side mirror, 4 spoke steering wheel, folding convertible canvas soft top, rumble seat, painted 18" wire wheels, silvertown wide white wall tires, tail lamps, rear mounted folding trunk rack, blue exterior paint with black fenders and beige pin stripes. Very desirable vehicle in excellent condition.
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.