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How did My Family Restore a "T" Model Ford

How did My Family Restore a “T” Model Ford

By BZR 0 Comment August 16, 2019

My earliest memories of our ‘T’ Model Ford was when my father spoke of it. I was about 7 yrs old at the time. The year was 1966. The ‘T’ was purchased brand new from Wade Motors in Hamilton, by my great grandfather in 1924. The car remained in his family until it was given […]

A Ford Model T Automotive Adventure from Melbourne TO Moscow

A Ford Model T Automotive Adventure from Melbourne TO Moscow

By BZR 0 Comment August 14, 2019

In 1912 two men on opposite sides on the globe set off on two of the greatest motoring journeys ever completed. Australian Francis Birtles became the first person to make a west-east crossing of the Australian continent by car; a car mostly makes of wood with a one-cylinder engine. His equally tenacious Russian contemporary Andrei […]

Restoration of An 1914 Model T Ford

Restoration of An 1914 Model T Ford

By BZR 0 Comment August 14, 2019

Pictures always make cars look great. When I bought my ‘14, I thought I was buying a ‘15 and by appearance looked quite sound and as I said to my wife, “It’s a bargain”! Lifting the bonnet to see the 1914 motor with the screw in welsh plugs I noted that all the fittings were […]

1926 Model T Restoration - Harry Black

1926 Model T Restoration – Harry Black

By BZR 0 Comment August 14, 2019

In 1984 we started off with a pile of rusty 1926 Model T Roadster bits, and great intentions to rebuild. So we were always on the lookout for parts. We noticed an add for Model T parts for sale in Bendigo early the following year. When we went to check them out – there stored […]

The Guide to Purchase Ford A Model

By BZR 0 Comment May 9, 2019

We’re here at the Bristol heritage site with a beautiful heritage vehicle. This is a Ford Model A built between 1928 and 1931. They made almost five million of these babies in four years flat. No other car was produced in such volumes, in such a short period of time to the Ford Mustang. A […]

How The Ford Model T Took Over The World

How The Ford Model T Took Over The World

By BZR 0 Comment April 18, 2019

The Ford Model T was not the first car. Depending on how you define what a car is, that honor was achieved 100 years before. Ford did not invent the automobile heinvented something much more profound. He created modern society. His manufacturing techniques did not just revolutionize how we design and build everything making complicated […]

How to Replace Modern Halogen Headlight on 1930 Model A Ford

By BZR 0 Comment April 2, 2019

It is very lucky, we still can see a still-can-running Model A Ford. This is Richmond’s vehicle and that is a 70 years old car in Stowe Vermont. Yes, a 1930 model a Ford, and we are going to work on it. What we’re doing is to replace the headlights. We’re putting in modern h4 […]

The History of the Ford Motor Company

By BZR 0 Comment March 29, 2019

Henry Ford – early years Henry Ford was born in Dearborn Michigan in 1863 and grew up on the family farm that was located outside of Detroit. At the age of 16 he walked into Detroit and obtained work at the Michigan Car Company Works which built streetcars. His father then arranged for him to […]

The History of Jaeger Car Clocks

By BZR 0 Comment March 18, 2019

The history of the development of the Jaeger car clocks begins back in 1880 when the great French watchmaker Edmond Jaeger (1858-1922) established his company in Paris. He devoted his life to developing mechanisms for measuring speeds and was a pioneer in the development of chronometers, tachometers and automobile and cockpit clocks. At the beginning […]

The History of Model T Ford

By BZR 0 Comment March 11, 2019

We sell a wide range of original Model T Ford parts, tools, accessories, books & manuals, sales brochures, rare dealership & historical items dating from 1908 to 1927. These include an extensive range of veteran and vintage parts such as lamps, horns, speedometers, clocks, coil boxes, tools and a range of original accessories.   MODEL T […]