Model: Model T
Up for sell is a ONE OF A KIND 1917 ALL-AMERICAN TRUCK. THIS TRUCK WAS MADE IN CHICAGO ILLINOIS. TRUCK HAS HAND CRANK START AND KEROSENE HEADLIGHTS. MOTOR IS A FLAT HEAD 4 CYLINDER AND RUNS VERY GOOD AND STRONG, USUALLY TAKES 3 TO 4 CRANKS FOR IT TO START. IT HAS A MANUAL 3 SPEED TRANSMISSION ALONG WITH A WOOD STEERING WHEEL. IT IS EQUIPPED WITH A SOLID WOOD BOX WITH FOLD-DOWN SIDES. TRUCK HAS WOODED SPOKED WHEELS WITH PNEUMATIC TIRES IN THE FRONT AND SOLID RUBBER TIRES IN THE REAR. TRUCK HAS BEEN IN OUR FAMILY FOR MANY YEARS AND WAS USED FOR PARADES AND DISPLAYED AT CAR/TRUCK SHOWS. THIS TRUCK APPEARS TO BE ALL ORIGINAL BUT I CAN'T PROVE THAT IT HAS NOT BEEN RESTORED!
I HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY OF THESE ARE STILL KNOWN TO EXIST. I DO HAVE TITLE IN HAND!
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.
THIS TRUCK IS SOLD AS IS!!!
Ford Model T for Sale
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Auto blogMon, 26 Aug 2013 15:30:00 EST
Most automotive purists fear change, but not without reason. Change, after all, did kill big-block V8s, along with most station wagons and manual transmissions. But change has also brought with it far more performance, safety and fuel economy - not to mention ridding the world of shag carpet interiors, bias-ply tires and those horrible motorized seatbelts of the early '90s.
By this time next year, the Chevy Corvette, Jeep Cherokee and next-generation Ford Mustang will all be on sale and will all, in some way, have angered or offended purists. To those critics, Mark Phelan of the Detroit Free Press is preemptively telling them to stop complaining - at least until they've all been driven. From the Corvette's square taillights and the Cherokee's radical nose to whatever pony car purists will harp on the 2015 Mustang for, Phelan's column points out the positives of automotive evolution and the negatives of staying the course for too long. That's fair enough, but do you think Phelan is on point, or all wet? Head on over to the Detroit Free Press to read his words, then have your say in Comments.
Now that we're getting a steady stream of Ford's European offerings, the aftermarket world is finally starting to catch up as well. UK-based aftermarket tuning company, Mountune has just announced that it will be setting up shop in California to provide high-performance and racing parts for Ford vehicles including the Focus ST and Fiesta ST.
Mountune lays claim to being Ford's "official European tuning partner," and US buyers will soon have access to these parts through Ford dealerships and with a Ford Racing warranty. Speaking of Ford Racing, Mountune also says that it will be working with Ford's in-house team to develop future components for both street and track. There are no specifics as of yet for which products will be offered here, but the company plans to launch a US-specific website later this month with more information.
Secretary Trim, Evolved
There was a time not so long ago when opting for a base Ford Mustang meant getting little more than some sheetmetal, an anemic four-cylinder engine and what may very well have been the world's most disappointing automatic transmission. During the Fox Body years, Ford seemed hell-bent on living up to Carroll Shelby's derogatory description of the coupe as little more than a runabout for demure office assistants, and the result was a base model with fewer sporting intentions than a Dilbert day calendar.
Some 20 years later, hopping behind the wheel of an entry-level pony is an entirely different experience. With all of the menacing aesthetics of the brawnier GT, a well-equipped interior and a drivetrain that toes the line between efficiency and power better than few before it, the 2013 Ford Mustang V6 is an attractive option for buyers in the big coupe market. But is it attractive enough to forgo the beastly GT?