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Unread 06-01-2013, 05:19 PM   #1
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Default looking for a 1911 Ford Model T to restore

I need advice when hunting for an old ford model T to restore. I want one preferably from 1911 sedan version with as many original parts as possible and in towable condition. Its kinda been a dream of mine since I was 12 and when I got to drive my neighbors. What should I be looking for when hunting down an original 1911 Ford Model T? I'm not going to be doing this hunt for a while but I'll be sure to post picks of what I find when I find one that feels right. I just need advice from Ford Model T experts on what I should be looking for.

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Unread 06-01-2013, 05:41 PM   #2
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I'm 99.95% sure none of us were alive anywhere before 1940. Sorry.
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Unread 06-01-2013, 06:16 PM   #3
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I've no idea either. I've entertained the idea of restomodding a later model T as well.

I'd say post some want ads on craigslist and in the local paper. You can also try googling, there's loads of Model T fansites on the internet and they'd be better equipped to point you in that direction.
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