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Welcome to the MAFCA Web Site

The Model A Ford Club of America, Inc. (MAFCA) is dedicated to the restoration, preservation and enjoyment of the Ford Model A and AA cars and trucks, as manufactured from 1928 through 1931. We are an active, family-friendly organization whose members share a passion for these historic vehicles, plus other aspects of life in that era, such as fashions.

MAFCA is a not-for-profit corporation with members and local affiliated chapters all over the globe. This makes us the largest car club in the world dedicated to one make of automobile. We hope you enjoy looking through our site, and we invite you to join us! NOW

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October President's Message

September 30 - President Bill Truesdell's October message is now on the President's Page.

 

fall A-World Newsletter Online

September 29 - The 3rd quarter issue of A-World is now online on the A-World page.

 

maffi Seeks donations

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September 28 - As all of you know by now, 2020 has been a very unusual year and it has forced a reevaluation of all of our normal activities. Most of the Model A get togethers for the year have been cancelled and it has left a void in our lives as we have gotten to know such great people in the hobby.

Model A Day at the Gilmore was also cancelled to protect the health of all Model A Hobbyists. Our theme for this years event was First Responders which is very appropriate with what is happening right now and this theme will carry over to next years event. To read more, click here.

 

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If you don't see the newest A OF THE DAY, or if you've submitted a classified ad and you don't see it on our website, you may need to refresh your browser (reload the page). The problem is that your browser first looks in your computer's memory (cache) to see if the page you're asking for is there - if so, it presents that page instead of loading a new one since it's faster to do that.

Google Chrome and Firefox have a keyboard shortcut for reloading the page.
For Mac, press Command-Shift-R
For Windows, press Control-Shift-R

If you're using another browser, check your help file for the way to reload the page.

 

new videoS

New videos added to our Videos Page:

September 29 - Master Model A Mechanic Bob Guimarin on Zenith Carburetors, Sonoma A's technical seminar. Filmed by Paul Shinn

September 23 - Brentwood Bob's video series shows how to repair a windshield frame and install new glass.

September 19 - Paul Shinn's
latest video shows us how to time the ignition of his Model A.

 

Youth Restoration Awards Announced

September 18 - The recipients of the 2020 Youth Restoration Awards has been announced. Twelve youth between the ages of 12 and 21 were selected. Read more about it on the Youth Restoration Award Page.

 

2021-2022 Board Election

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September 18 - Ballots for the election of MAFCA Board of Directors are now in the mail. Ballots must be returned to MAFCA HQ postmarked by October 15.

For more information and a look at the candidates' biographies, click here.

keeping busy during the pandemic

September 10 - Member Herb Vogt of North Carolina sent in some photos of the projects he's working on in his shop during the pandemic. Click here to view his story.

 

NCRG looking for new webmaster

September 8 - The Northern California Regional Group (NCRG) is looking for a new webmaster. If you are interested, please contact Tom Jeanes, toms30ford @ aol.com

 

Dakota Territories Chapter in Video

September 3 - The Dakota Territories Model A chapter participated in the making of a short film by Dalton Coffey called "The Headliners." The club provided many of the autos used in the making of this film short. Enjoy! (runtime 5:56) - click here.

 

chapter pages now have map option

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August 30 - Thirty-six of the US states have more than 1 chapter. On those 36 Chapter pages which list the names and locations of our chapters, there is now an option to view a map of the state with pointers at the location of each chapter. Pointing at one of those red pointers with the cursor will reveal the chapter name and address. A summary of all of the chapters is located at the bottom of the map.

This new feature will assist MAFCA members who don't belong to a
chapter yet to find one nearest to their home town. Check it out.

And please advise the webmaster if there are any updates to be made to your chapter information. There's a link on every Chapter page to send in updates.

To visit the CHAPTERS LIST page showing States, International, US Territories, Regional Groups, and Special Interest Groups, click on the map, above right. Report any errors to the webmaster.

 

members with email

August 15 - An updated list of members with email is now in the Members Only area. I your name is in the list, please check your information to make sure it is still accurate. If your name is NOT in the list and you'd like it to be there, click on the link there to send your information to The Listmaster.

 

new Era Fashions Video

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July 2 - Ever wonder what it’s like to be a era fashion entrant? Watch this new video as we walk you through the process and include some tips that might help you improve your score.

With special thanks to the many MAFCA members who volunteered their time and talent.

To watch the video, click here.

Puzzles

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June 28 - The webmaster has received lots of "thank you" messages about the A of the Day Puzzle. One member asked, "How can I use yesterday's A of the Day for a puzzle?"

This is very doable, in fact you can choose ANY photo on your computer to use as a puzzle. So I explained to him that first he has to download yesterday's photo.

Since many of you might be thinking the same thing, I wrote up the instructions for finding the A OF THE DAY photo you want (up to 30 days of back photos are on the website) -OR- choose a photo you already have on your computer.

To view the instructions, click here. Happy puzzling!

Photo of the Week

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"A" of the Day

We want your Model A Photo!

Please describe your car's year and model, and include your City and State in an email to Webmaster. Don't forget to tell us who is in the photo and where it was taken.

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.

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Upcoming Events

December 4
MAFCA Board Meeting

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