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Welcome to the MAFCA Web Site

The Model A Ford Club of America, Inc. (MAFCA) is a California not-for-profit corporation and a national historical society dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Model A Ford vehicles as manufactured from 1928 through 1931.

MAFCA's members are dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and enjoyment of Ford vehicles of that era. MAFCA is the largest club in the world dedicated to one make of automobile. We hope you enjoy looking through our site!

Left: our award-winning magazine The Restorer.

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Website Maintenance Thursday Evening

April 23 - Thursday night, April 24, between the hours of 8 PM - 4 AM MST, BlueHost will be performing a kernel update on our server. They estimate the outage to be approximately 15-30 minutes. During this time, our website may not be accessible.


2014 National Convention in Puyallup WA

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April 22 - Now is the time to make plans to attend the 2014 MAFCA National Convention! It will be held in Puyallup, Washington from July 14 - July 18. All registration materials can be found at 2014mafcanational.org/. The host chapter, Gallopin’ Gerties has a short video. Click here to see it now.

Be sure to be part of this special event. More information as well as registration forms and Early Bird newsletters can be found at 2014mafcanational.org/



2014 Roster Out Soon

April 13 - Several events and an earthquake delayed the printing of the 2014 MAFCA Roster, but the book should be available by the end of April. Thanks for your patience while we create the best roster possible. A limited number of extra copies will be printed, so if you haven't pre-ordered a copy, you may still have a chance to get one.



Unusual Victoria on eBay


This 1931 Ford Model A Victoria (Coach Work by German Coach Builder Karosseriefirma Gläser of Dresden) is probably like nothing you've ever seen. According to the AACA, there were 50 of these cars built, but very few survived WWII - we know of 2, this car, and another at the Verkehrs Museum in Dresden, Germany.

Click here to visit the auction page.

it's Not too early to think about December


April 13 - The 2014 National Awards Banquet will be held on December 3-7 in Little Rock, Arkansas hosted by the 50th Anniversary Model A Club. Visit their website at www modelacentralar.com.

Information and registration forms will be in the July/August issue of The Restorer. To view a short informational video, click here.

New Video - 2015 MAFCA National tour


March 31 - Just posted!

Here's the first information on the 2015 National Tour to Maine -

"Lobsters & Lighthouses". View it here.

More information will follow in The Restorer and on our website.





Back in the Day


The Auto Wash Bowl was built in Chicago in 1924 by The Newway Auto Cleaning & Service Corp. The car was first run around in the pool of water to flush mud and dirt off of the undercarriage. It was then driven up into a stall and the car was washed in the normal matter to complete the job. Source: www.theoldmotor.com

"A" of the Day

We want your Model A Photo!

Please describe your car, mention your MAFCA member number, and include your City and State in an email to Webmaster.

Photos that are at least 250 kb in size work the best.

Miss a day? View the last 30 days of A OF THE DAY photos when you click here.


Our Award-Winning Magazine

The Restorer


Upcoming Events

April 25-26 - Greenwood SC
Annual All Model A Parts Swap Meet

April 25-27 - Lake County CA
Spring Opener

April 26 - Tucson AZ
50th Anniversary of Tucson Chapter

See our calendar for details

Recent stories

Finding Grandpa's Model A.

Radiator Mascots

Email Addresses

Chapters@mafca.com Cancelled

Stolen Model A - August 30

Bigger and Better Photos - August 1

Refreshing your Browser


Tool Boxes


April 4 - One of the things I've noticed at Model A gatherings for years is the variety of tool boxes that have been adapted to Model A's. Most of them have been located between the front frame "horns" but I've seen them on running boards too.

If you have a nifty tool box on your Model A, Send us some photos and a description of it and we'll show them off on a new web page soon.

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