The Model A Ford, one of the largest successes of the Ford Motor Company, improved upon the style and engineering of the humble Model T and continues to captivate car enthusiasts everywhere. If you are restoring a Model A Ford, this book will guide you through every step of the way. "Model A Ford Restoration Handbook" provides essential information that you need before you actually start doing any work, including instruction on how you can obtain the car you want. This budget-savvy handbook demystifies the restoration process and explains the step-by-step details of: Disassembly Engine overhaul and installation Restoration of the transmission and differential Rumble seat repair Body repair and reassembly Roof replacement Hydraulic brake valve installation Mechanical brake system maintenance Rewiring the electrical system Reupholstering, refinishing, and much more! Originally published in 1966, "Model A Ford Restoration Handbook" features 42 photos and 64 illustrations, and it covers the specifications on model data for different systems, colors, and trims. This classic handbook will help you get your Model A in the show or on the road.
The Ultimate History of One of America's Great Automobiles
Author: Peter Winnewisser
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
If you love cars, you will love this incredibly exciting social history of Ford's Model A. Acclaimed historian, Peter Winnewisser gives you a complete treatment of what this well-built car meant to the Ford Motor Company, the workers who built them, the dealers who sold them, the people who bought them and the neighbourhoods the Ford factories called home. This book offers an entertaining look at how the Model A helped to carry a nation through the Great Depression as well as serving as an ambassador to America's automobile past. It is full of anecdotes from owners, dealers and Ford executives complete with a comprehensive bibliography based on authentic period material from the Ford Motor Company. Plus more than 300 photographs, many from the Ford Motor Company's archives, allow you to trace and develop the Model A's rise to prominence.