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Just followed what I thought was a model T.
Radiator and shape looked about right.
But it had colour and was in far to good a concourse condition not to be original.

Camel/Beige body with Burgundy arches/runners.

Not only visually great, he coped well in traffic, didn't slow anyone
and zoomed up a hill.

Made me smile almost as much as a silky.
 

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Model A was improved model that replaced the T


Came in colours, and was better engineered.


Bumped into a Model A meet in florida several years ago, and quickly corrected when i asked about their model T's
 

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Yep, Model 'A's were powered by a small flat-head v-8 or a L-head inline 4. The Model T's had a pretty anemic 177 cubic inch 4 banger that developed all of 20 hp. Top speed of 45 mph.:grin:
 

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There are loads of Model Ts and similar American cars that have been highly modified under the hood. It's possible that car had a modern V8 or some such thing inside. Personally, I don't care for that kind of modification, but it's VERY popular here in Redding, CA.

Cheers,

Kim G
Redding, CA
Where we will NEVER drive a "rat rod."
 

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FWIW, I'm fairly sure "any color you want, as long as it's black" was only true for the first few years of the Model T's nearly 20 year production life.
 
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