Lasley said it appears as if the original wooden floor boards have been replaced. New scoops are being added to our product line. Ford also was busy building construction and farm equipment as well as trucks. With a little fab work, I think it will mount up well. I'd toyed with the idea of making my 1924 model T touring jalopy into a pickup.
Wow was the most common comment. The lacquer paint shows very well with only minor flaws on the fenders and wheels. Not sure sbout the width difference. Respectfully submitted, Hap Tucker 1915 Model T Ford touring cut off and made into a pickup truck. This Model T flat bed pickup boasts a very well kept older restoration which still shows extremely well.
Finished in green with black fenders and top, the truck has recently received a new wood bed which looks great. I used 14 gauge wire, all joints soldered and shrink tubed. The model T box is not so pretty to look at and maybe made of a slightly thicker material. Last year I picked up a rusted out, badly beat up 1926-1927 Ford model T pickup bed that was heading for the scrap yard. Made from durable hand laid fiberglass and can be painted to match car. This style bed is the same from 1928-1931. The rest of the truck was primarily wood.
This grill shell comes already notched for the steering shaft, but no fill cap hole is provided, this area is left blank, but can be cut open for a filler cap if desired. For additional charge, we can 'glass the dash in. But that very feature is what made Ford vehicles so popular at the time. Bottom edge has flange for attaching to frame. Can be dzus'ed on or bolted to frame. Inside drivers width 42 inches. Whenever John Lasley of Princeton, New Jersey, Hampton's brother-in-law, came to visit, the health and well-being of the Model T truck was discussed.
I will post a few pictures. I have to admit that I picked this up by studying the Don Montgomery books wayyyyy too long! This new model was officially called the Ford Model T Runabout with Pickup Body. The bed wood is then cut to size, grooved for skid strips, drilled for hold-down bolts, sanded both sides, ready to finish. The bedrails fit into the kerfs on the top, and locate the square washers on the bottom. I have a Model T bed and it has a Battery box opening towards the front of the bed, that Model A beds don't have.
The Henry Ford Motor Company helped transform the nascent automobile industry by innovating the way cars were built. It didn't take much convincing to persuade Lasley that purchasing the 1927 Ford would be a perfect match, especially since Lasley was born in 1927. E-mail us your jpeg image, plus brief details and a phone number. A book with a diagram and measurements for the wood is. The rest of the hardware we fabricated from flat strap, angle iron and rod.
You can pick up items call ahead or just browse our huge factory. New scoops are being added to our product line. If you are having trouble getting started I am you might try what we are going to try here. This truck had been acquired to be part of a collection in Virginia about 15 years ago. About a month ago I decided to do the trailer conversion and put it to some use.
Above the flat-glass windshield in front of the driver is the single hand-operated windshield wiper. In basic terms this new Ford was a roadster type pickup with an all steel bed that was 56 inches long, 40 inches wide, and 13 inches high. I think it will work out nicely. I have only seen one other. Just waiting on the new tail lights to arrive now.
Besides, he confesses, most of the driving in his 87-year-old truck is done in parades. Doors are integrated and are non-functional. Today I tackled the trailer wiring. I had a small setback today. The transmission has two forward gears and a reverse gear that engage just as they should. If you have a finished truck and don't want to remove your original floor, but would like something different, we offer a which simply assembles outside the truck and lies on top of your original floor. No floor is included and must be fabricated.
I can remember my Dad telling me about tearing the engine down to adjust the rods, install new rings, scrape the carbon off, lap the valves, etc. In the early years of American automobile production, hundreds of companies made small numbers of cars. By on Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 11:26 pm: Jack, we built a pickup box from scratch last year. The hand crank remains at the front of the car in case the electric starter should fail. Hope these photos help ya! I recently shared a couple of pictures from your Canadian 21 inch split rims and it helped someone else out. My documentation of making the bed wood for a 1929 pickup. You can request to see our lay-up shop and see how our products are made! Dash is flat for mounting any configuration of gauges.