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It’s Cold – and The Hussy Won’t Start

The weather here has been bitter, at least for us in the north part of California. Nearby Truckee, on the other side of “The Hill” was reporting lows of -24F, and that’s too cold for anyone. Around here, on the … Continue reading

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The Hussy Gets a Pickup Bed

I have seen several photos of the Model T roadster converted into a pickup truck; in fact it it was the most popular conversion for the car until Ford brought out its own version in 1925. The weather has been … Continue reading

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A Short Trip in Winter

So I’ve been quiet for a bit but when you have a newly acquired Model T you spend a lot of time under the hood and under the chassis. I spend so much time in fact that my wife has … Continue reading

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Get Out and Get Under

” He’d have to get under—get out and get under—to fix his little machine He was just dying to cuddle his queen But ev’ry minute When he’d begin it He’d have to get under—get out and get under—then he’d get … Continue reading

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“Puppy” Comes Home

The new car (1919) arrived home after only a few misadventures. Its temporary name is “Puppy” since the photo file that was sent to me by the previous owner was labeled “New Puppy” and that’s a good name for now. … Continue reading

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I did it – a new car (well 1919 anyway)

I told you earlier I had the lust for an old car. Today I made arrangements to purchase a 1919 Model T Ford roadster all the way over on the coast in Fortuna, CA. Surprisingly I received the ok from … Continue reading

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Lusting after an Old Car

When I see the photographs of the highway as it was in the first years and the wonderful old cars that attempted the trip, I am struck with the insane desire to acquire an old car and attempt the trip … Continue reading

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