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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 […]

History of Smiths car clocks: veteran and vintage car clocks

By BZR 0 Comment February 28, 2019

Smiths car clocks were used on a wide range veteran and vintage British automobiles and were imported around the world. These highly regarded clocks were produced by a company that had its origins in a jeweller’s shop opened in or about 1851 by Samuel Smith at Newington Causeway. This jeweller’s business included the making and […]

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

By BZR 0 Comment February 15, 2019

It was available in “any color you want as long as it is black,” according to Henry Ford, although in fact, the very first Model T Ford, which was launched 111 years ago, came in a choice of colors. It was only when Ford shifted production of his iconoclastic car to a moving production line […]

The History of the early Ford V8

By BZR 0 Comment February 4, 2019

The first Ford automobile to be powered by a V8 engine was introduced in 1932. This new engine, commonly known as the flathead V8 was viewed as a major engineering achievement as it was a single-casting V8 engine. At that time the V8 engines of Ford’s competitors were cast in two or three pieces that […]