*** Finished … my Ford Model A Pickup is running ***

After a last final sprint with brake adjusting and a few other details I got the permission from the Road Traffic Office to drive the car on the street :-)

After 14 years of restoration and approximately 4,000 hours which I've invested, I could take my first rides. I have been driven only 60 Miles the last few days but it is running well so far, loses no oil and the radiator is not getting too hot.

First let's have a look back …

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

This photo dates from the summer 1930.

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

1970 on the market in Zurich.

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

June 25th 2001, the beginning of my restoration project.

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

April 22nd 2006, first run with chassis and engine.

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

August 27th 2015, my Ford Model A is approved and I'm allowed to drive it on the road.

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Ford Model A Restoration August 2015

Thanks also to all readers which followed my 5-year project which lasted 14 years … but my monthly reports are of course not finished this month. My Model A runs on the street, but it is not finished yet. Several tasks have to be done like: making new hub caps, restore all tools, … etc.

But the most important thing I have to do the next weeks is tidying up my garage …




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