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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Strange Looking PDF Files?

April 27 - Some of our members have commented that PDF files that are displayed from our web pages look "funky" or "blurred" when displayed on their computers. Your webmaster has noticed the same thing - web browsers use different techniques to display PDFs within their programs. I've been able to make that problem go away if I change how the browser displays PDF file. Going into the program's preferences, I select a different way to handle PDF files.

If all of that sounds like gibberish to you, don't fret. Try using a different browser and see if it handles the PDF files better. When a PDF file is downloaded to your computer and you open it outside of your web browser, it will display just fine since Adobe Reader (on Windows computers) or Preview (on Macs) have no problems displaying PDF files. --Rick Black


Youth Scholarship Award

April 26 - MAFCA is pleased to offer its financial support and encourages both members and chapters to also support this great program for our Model A youth, either through fund raisers, memorials or individual donations.

The Model A Ford Youth Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established as a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization to assist children and/or grandchildren of any MAFCA/MARC member in pursuing their undergraduate education, whether it be a state university, college or technical school. The scholarships awarded are for up to four years. The funds come from financial contributions and various fundraising efforts from MAFCA/MARC members and chapters.

Applications for this year's award are due by MAY 15.

For more information, and to download the application package, see the Youth Scholarship Page.

2015 National Tour

April 19 - There is still time to register for Lobsters and Lighthouses, the 2015 MAFCA National Tour.


The 2015 National Tour is quickly filling. Some events are limited by actual capacity. National Tour costs will be refunded up to 7 days before the tour. Trolley and Boat Tours will be refunded only up to 30 days prior. Visit the Maine Model A Club website at

Registration form may be found here: click here

A nice article about the upcoming event was published by one of the area hotels, the Nonantum Inn. Read about it here


Members Only - Tech Drawings

March 31 - Two new technical drawings have been added to the MEMBERS ONLY section. These are the Safety and Maintenance Checklists found in the appendix of Les Andrews' "Model A Ford Mechanics Handbook." Now that Spring has arrived, use these checklists to make sure your Model A is ready for touring.


Photo of the week

history Posted 04/26/15

"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.




Upcoming Events

April 26 - Columbus IN
52nd Annual Model A Swap Meet

May 1 - Lake County CA
Spring Opener

May 22-25 - Sacramento CA
No. Calif. Regional Group Roundup

See our calendar for details


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