Model T

Topless: 1927 Ford Model T Pickup

As amazing as it seems given the intense popularity of the F-150, Henry Ford required convincing before he was willing to launch a pickup. Before about 1924, truck bodies were made by outside suppliers such as Field, Galion Allsteel,… more»

Ever Driven a Model T? 1920 Ford Model T

One of the great regrets of my life was never taking up an offer to drive a Ford Model T.  A dear friend who was also my attorney at the time was a big-time Model T collector.  I was… more»

Shed Find: 1926 Ford Model T Coupe

If we were in Hollywood – instead of perusing the pages of Barn Finds – the Model T would be an über-celebrity. It sold more than 15 million copies, it was reliable enough to put everyman on wheels, it… more»

Classified Find: 1925 Ford Model T Huckster

The Ford Model T proved two things to the motoring world. The first was that it was possible to produce a single platform with a bewildering array of body options that could potentially fulfill every need. The other is… more»

Upgraded “Survivor”: 1926 Ford Model T Ford Touring

Die-hard car enthusiasts occasionally travel back in time. This happened to me. I was minding my own business dinking around with ’60s and ’70s cars that I grew up with, when all of a sudden, I fell in love… more»

Former Imperial Palace Rarity: 1915 Ford Coupelette

Believe it or not, folks used to need a break from gambling at a few of Nevada’s most famous casinos.  While the opportunities are varied and amazing now, guests at Harrah’s and The Imperial Palace back in the day… more»

Museum Find: 1911 Ford Model T Touring

Henry Ford’s Model T’s impact on America and the world cannot be overstated.  Debuting in an era when cars were the play toy of the rich, Ford’s simple but reliable Model T made the automobile a mainstream necessity that… more»

Unrestored Survivor: 1919 Oldsmobile Model T Economy Truck

Vehicle manufacturers will often diversify their range to derive income from untapped markets. This sometimes involves creating an entirely new market sector, although most follow the relatively safe route of developing a new model to gain a foothold in… more»

Survivor Driver: 1917 Ford Model T Touring

At 105 years old, this exemplary 1917 Ford Model T touring car defies her age. With only two owners, and for sale here on craigslist, she stands out thanks to spiffy wheels, new tires, plenty of original paint, a… more»

Price Dropped: 1926 Ford Model T Touring

UPDATE 04/06/2023: It is said that he who hesitates is lost, but there are times when that isn’t true. Such is the case with this 1926 Ford Model T Touring. We saw this classic around three months ago, with… more»

“T” Ya Later: 1923 Ford T-Bucket

The definition of a “hot rod” is broad and deep.  Anything from a modified late-model car to a vintage belly tanker can be an example.  However, when you mention the term, most people think of what is commonly known… more»

T-Bucket Time Capsule: 1921 Ford Model T Hot Rod

Hot rod builders by definition build something new with old parts.  One of the most common hot rods built was what came to be known as the T-Bucket.    Built with a Ford Model T roadster body, everything else… more»

Found in Grandpa’s Garage: 1924 Model T Hot Rod

It’s not very often that you see a touring car built as a hot rod. With their longer wheelbase and four doors, they aren’t as nimble as their two-door cousins and aren’t as desirable to customize. This one is… more»

Seeing the Elephant: 1915 Ford Model T

Have you ever experienced a moment where you felt like you had briefly stepped back in time?  Before you write to Barn Finds suggesting they send me to the nearest padded room for “therapy,” just hear me out.  Being… more»

Movie Star Car: 1926 Ford Model T Tudor

Here on craigslist is a 1926 Ford Model T Tudor (two-door, as opposed to Fordor, or four-door) that has apparently fraternized with George Clooney in the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Other than this tidbit and the seller’s… more»

Ford Never Made One: 1924 Ford Model T Speedster

While Ford made at least a couple dozen body styles for the Model T over its long production history, a speedster was not one of them. But with fifteen million sold, eventually, people began to use the T as… more»