Model T Ford: Comprehensive Reference Library


I compiled the following articles from dozens of various resources, some of which is my own knowledge, shared with you. You'll find lots of useful and educational materials. All the research done for you, so you don't have to, just read and enjoy, all in one place.


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Ford Model T: A-Z Index

A searchable database of Model T information. For example, to find "horn", visit section F-H.

Section A-B

Section I-O

Section C-D

Section P-R

Section E

Section S-T

Section F-H

Section U-Z



Complete 1908-1927 Ford Model T Reference Guide - Detailed description about every year model.

Buying Your First Ford Model T - A comprehensive article on what to look for.

Facts About the Ford Model T - Some important facts about the Model T.

Modifying a Model T - What Changes Should I Make? Is it even a good idea?

The 1909 Ford Model T - Henry?s New 1909 Ford - A look at the first 2499 Model T?s

What Fuel Can I Use? - What Kind of Gasoline Should I Use In My Model T Ford?

Those Famous Babbitt Washers - Those Famous Rear Axle Thrust Washers and How to Deal With Them.

The Ford Model T in Australia - How the Model T impacted the Australian way of life.

Bringing a Model T out of Mothballs - This summary by Milt Webb is very thorough, and should keep you busy!

The Ford Model T Cooling System - Tips and tricks to the Ford thermosiphon cooling system.

How to Set the Timing on Your Ford Model T - Setting the timing to get that spark just right!

Using a Battery on a Non-Starter Model T - How to use a battery on Model T's built before 1919.

Champion X Spark Plugs - Personally, I believe these are the best spark plugs money can buy for your Model T.

Henry Ford - Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Read all about him here.

Henry Ford - This is Your Life - A timeline of the life of Henry Ford

Fords Before the Model T - Learn about the Model T's predecessors

How the Ford Motor Company Formed - The very roots of the Ford Motor Company

Putting the World on Wheels - An Introduction to the Ford Model T

15 Million Model T's - Read about the very last Ford Model T... Ever.

Ford Model T: The Beginning - Read about the car that changed everything...

The Ford Model T - A concise description of the Model T, it's creator and the Ford Motor Company.

Production By Year - Detailed presentation of what models were manufactured each year.

The Ford Dealers Handbook - Every Ford Dealer was furnished with a booklet which detailed the Model T

Model T Sales Statistics - See how many Model T's were sold between 1908 and 1919

How the Ford Model T Got it's Name - Speaks for itself...

Model T Uses - The Model T was probably one of the most versatile cars of it's time.

Model T Original Prices - See what they cost 100 years ago!

Model T Advertising - A collection of advertisements for the Model T, ranging between 1910 and 1927.

How to Drive a Ford Model T - The title speaks for itself.

Ford Model T FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Ford Model T Specifications - Detailed specifications page of the Model T

Ford Model T Transmission - Learn about the planetary transmission system used in the Model T

Ford Model T - Troubleshooting - Fault finding when your Lizzie is having a bad day!

Ford Model T Oils - Critical information relating to motor oil. Know what oils to avoid at all costs

Ford Model T Serial Numbers - Useful to find the build year and month of your Model T if its engine is original

Ford Model T Serial Numbers (Canada) - For Canadian-built Model T's

Technical Data and Instruction Manuals - Sourced from the USA.