Wood for the DELUXE and
STANDARD cars are the same, these terms are used for TRIM on the INTERIOR & EXTERIOR.
We have seen "ORIGINAL" wood, where the FORD wood workers had carved away
on the wood pieces UNTIL a PIECE would fit a PARTICULAR car, but NOT another car WITHIN
the SAME body or the same YEAR. Parts were still being installed by a PERSON and in some
states dealers were still TITLING cars on the DATE it SOLD, not the YEAR it was made!
of 1927, the NEW & IMPROVED Fords were rolling off the line. Similar styling
to the Model T's, but the new autos were very different. There is a SLOT in
the floor, for the emergency brake, located on the DRIVERSIDE sill near
where your left foot rests. It may be covered with an OBLONG plate. This is
an AR" body style. 1928 and 1929 models were IDENTICAL, but were more
standardized. PLEASE let us KNOW if you have an "AR". THE WOOD IS
Most Model A cars had a
"soft top" or "cloth top". Some had canvas, some had a rubber type
vinyl on the top, and some had the top material covers the entire roof area, but other A's
just covered the top bow area.
The FORD factory sometimes INTERCHANGED the header & matching sheet metal of the
1930 TUDOR SEDAN and THE 1930 CLOSED CAB PICKUP. We find this in 1% of HEADERS
we replace. The Tudor: 4
inches. The Closed Cab Pickup: 3&3/4". Please measure BEFORE