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History The Versatile Model T

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 65pacecar, Feb 7, 2021.

  1. 65pacecar
    Joined: Sep 22, 2010
    Posts: 2,925

    from KY, AZ

    Amazing how much that design could do and be adapted to perform. 1926-Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-2286-31%20(1).jpeg 1926-Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-2286-27%20(1).jpeg 1926-Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-2286-14%20(1).jpeg 1926-Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-2286-4.jpeg Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-ad%20(1).jpeg 1926-Ford-Model-T-Snowmobile-2286-34%20(1).jpeg

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  2. 65pacecar
    Joined: Sep 22, 2010
    Posts: 2,925

    from KY, AZ

  3. jaracer
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
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  4. patsurf
    Joined: Jan 18, 2018
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    vw on some..
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  5. Kevin Pharis
    Joined: Aug 22, 2020
    Posts: 158

    Kevin Pharis

    That looks to be a pretty typical VW clamp on conversion. Similar units have been available since the T era in more configurations than can be counted.

    There were many catalogs filled with nothing but accessories for the Model T. Anything from tractor, snowmobile, and 4 wheel drive conversions... to sprint cars with 5 main bearing dual overhead camshaft racing engines. Truly the “Universal Car”...
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  6. birdman1
    Joined: Dec 6, 2012
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    then they made farm wagons out of the running gears!!
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  7. GZ
    Joined: Jan 2, 2007
    Posts: 1,068

    from Detroit

    speedster .jpg speedster14.jpg speedster4a.jpg

    Model Ts come in all shapes and forms and can be adapted for any situation whether it be work, pleasure, or competition-or all the above at the same time. That's why they are so great!
    Perhaps this was best explained by the 1920s automotive writer, the great Murray Fahnestock when he wrote "The Model T is a spirited piece of clay, and I alone am the sculptor"
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2021
  8. I made this out of a '15 T.

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