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Driving a Model T

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by lsocoee, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Staff Member

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  2. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Think they had TSB's back then??
     
  3. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Staff Member

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    I doubt they even had a warranty
     
  4. Jul 7, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    there used to be one of them all smashed up back in the woods by my house..dunno if its still there or not.
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    thers a guy i see all the time driving a restored on up on the highway near my house. it has a top speed of like 55 or something like that
     
  6. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Cool video, I sure do appreciate the ease of driving more after watching this. I'm still a little confused about all of those peddles!:notsure: lol I also like the fuel tank under the seat, it will make you pay attention more when driving. :D
     
  7. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    lsocoee

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    When I was growing up (about 20 years ago), my dad's daily driver was the Model A, which was so much more modern than this car. It was great.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:11 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Fixed.
     
  9. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    wow. thats good
     
  10. Jul 7, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    lsocoee

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    funny...he had a thing for getting old cars.

    Model T
    Thunderbird (1950's)
    Jaguar XJ (1990's)

    Then there were the dark years...
    Buick Century
    Crown Vic (200,000+ miles)
    Ford Escort Wagon ($2500)
     
  11. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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    Cool video. It's interesting how the gas isn't a pedal.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
  12. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:54 AM
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    I talked to my Dad last night and he said that the throttle was the same on his Model A. I don't remember that at all.
     
  13. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:56 AM
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    chris4x4

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    I have seen a couple of those around my area, and quite honestly, they look like they ride pretty good. Id like to take one for a spin. :)
     
  14. Jul 8, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    i got to drive an A once. pretty neat! a friend of mine's grandfather has two A's and one T. we used the A for a beer run. my friend was 3 sheets...so i got to drive! had to get a quick lesson on just how to operate...can't remember details now, but it wasn't difficult. just a bit different. the thing that impressed me was how you can lug the enigine down to like 400 rpm's without stalling. you can start up an incline and let off the gas...it will just chug along. the rumble seat also kicks ass...as does the very neccesary ooogha horn lol
     
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