1929 Ford Model A “Running Gears”

Ford Runnign Gears

This one gave us a good laugh so I thought you guys might get a kick out of it. The seller claims that this auction is for an early Ford “running gears”. You have to read their 15 word description here on eBay to get the full effect though. My only question – are the lawn chairs included?


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  1. Dairymen

    Running gear? As long as you do the running? Comes with tennis shoes?

  2. Rick

    And yet… at the moment 11 people watching this $2500 pile of parts.

  3. 68 custom

    do I hear banjo music from down by the creek?

  4. Van

    15 years ago I found 2 Buicks in slightly better condition. Both had in line 6cyl with up draft carbs. It was common for cars to be mounted on a stand and made to run Farm equipment. Pull the body off and hook a belt to the rear wheel.

  5. Daniel Parnell

    Drove it around??! I smell moonshine!

  6. doug6423

    A real rat rod :)

  7. dj

    My grandpa called them Skeeters. I’ve got a 32 Chevy Phaeton(rare what’s left of it) Skeeter that he bought a long time ago.

    • Glen

      Show us a picture, please. love to see it!

  8. Art Fink

    I really like those late model Racing Seats……….

  9. JW

    I was going to make a redneck joke but then I seen it’s from Oregon so it must be too much weed !!!

  10. Gary

    $2500? Just bought a complete truck for $500.

  11. Frank

    ’32/4 Model B Ford engine. ’28/9 steering column. I’d give $25.00 without the seats.

  12. Birdman

    I see the owner opted out on the rich Corinthian Leather seats…….

  13. Howard A Member

    8,000 original miles.

  14. Van

    I don’t think the turn signals work.

  15. grant

    AC needs charged.

  16. That Guy

    Seriously, would this be worth anything more than scrap metal value? A complete, running Model A in respectable shape is a sub-$10K car these days.

    I’m not sure there’s enough here to even be worth hauling it away for free. It is pretty darn funny though.

  17. Frank

    Hello: I’d leave it posted awhile. The components shown would have more or les value to ‘real’ Model A guys. It was probably a “doodlebug” or neglected in the initial stages of construction. The price is quite steep for what’s there by the photo, but it would be a sacrilegious act to let it go for scrap. I have a few like that, in about the same condition. You might also work a trade. There is a recent interest in those machines that were stripped down and used as tractors. Search “Doodlebugs” or antique home made tractors. Good luck

  18. Glen

    If I actually runs, it has value to someone.

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