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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!

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MAFCA Election


October 4 - Reminder: ballots for the election of Board of Directors are due back at MAFCA headquarters by
October 15.



MAFCA Login Credentials

October 2 - There are two places where a MAFCA member needs to enter credentials. The first is on the website to access the MEMBERS ONLY area. You need a username and password to access the MEMBERS ONLY area, but IT'S THE SAME FOR EVERY MEMBER. The credentials are published on page 1 of every Restorer Magazine, so look there if you're accessing this area for the first time. The username for this area will ALWAYS be the same. The password will change each January. To see where the credentials are located on Page 1, click Here.

The other place where you'll need credentials is to access the Digital Restorer magazine if you've signed up for it. Access requires your email address for USERNAME and a 6-digit membership number (add a leading zero) for the password. For more info on Digital Restorer, click Here.


MAFCA will be at Hershey this week


September 23 - MAFCA will again be present at Hershey spaces Chocolate Field CF76-83. Look for our balloon and find our tent. We will be having 2 seminars on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10am and 2pm. The topic will be "Basic Model A trouble shooting while on the road". Click Here For Details


Model A Day 2022

September 17-18

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Paul Shinn takes the wheel of the Huff and Puff Model AA School Bus at Model A Day at the Gilmore. To watch a short video, Click Here.


Chapter Service Award

September 6 - There are certain members in Chapters, Special Interest Groups and Regional Groups that go above and beyond the usual contributions to the success of the group. The purpose of the MAFCA Service Award is to provide national recognition to those individuals who have demonstrated a continuing and selfless service to others in the Model A hobby. The Policy, Part II Section 5-I, can be reviewed By Clicking Here.

The primary criterion shall be the nominee is a MAFCA member with a long-term, continuing and selfless service to others in the Model A hobby, by sharing of information and knowledge, a willingness to volunteer and help perpetuate the enjoyment of Model A'ing for others.

Nominees must be current MAFCA members and the nomination form in the Policy must be submitted in writing before October 15.

For more information, consult the full policy in the link above.


Digital Restorer

September 6 - Very soon all members who have signed up to receive the Digital Restorer will get an email alerting you that the September/October issue is available. You'll need your email address and your 6-digit MAFCA member number to log in. If you haven't signed up for this free service, send an email to the office.

If your email address has changed recently, simply send an email to info @ and give your name, your membership number, your old email address, and the new email address.

Remember that if your membership number has fewer than 6 digits, add zeros in front of it.

Era Fashion Article of the Month

September 1 - Every other month, a member of the Era Fashion Committee writes an article especially for the website. This month's article can be found on the Era Fashion Articles page.


MAFCA Election Candidates

August 23 - This year, there are five openings for the 2023-24 MAFCA Board of Directors.
Click Here to view the candidates on the Elections Page.


How To Restore your Model A 10 Contents

August 9 - Updated the Magazine Indexes page to include the table of contents to How To Restore Your Model A Volume 10. Click Here to jump to that page.


2022 National Banquet

August 6 - Applications for the 2022 National Banquet in Colorado are now posted on the Model A Ford Club of Colorado's website - click here to see the schedule and the registration form.


Recent Videos

The following videos have been added to our VIDEOS page:

Category Video Title Date Posted
Historical [Image] First Photograph of the 1928 Model A 09/18
Maintenance [Image] Servicing the 1928-29 and 1930-31 Speedometers 09/18
Technical [Image] Removing the 1930-31 Gas Tank 09/11
Technical [Image] Horn Breakdown and Assembly 08/30
Technical [Image] Rebuilding a Distributor 08/06
Technical [Image] Adjusting Generator 3rd Brush 07/29
Technical [Image] Service, adjustment, and repair of the Cutout 07/28
Technical [Image] Making sure Ammeter won't start a fire 07/23
Technical [Image] Converting 12v Alternator to 6v 07/16
Technical [Image] Adjusting the 2-tooth Steering Box 07/09
MAFCA [Image] 2022 National Convention Grand Tour Kerrville to Bandera 7/05
MAFCA [Image] Paul Shinn Reviews the 2022 Kerrville convention 7/03

Photo of the Week


"A" of the Day

We want your Model A Photo!

Please describe your car's year and model, and your City and State in an mail to

Don't forget to tell us who is in the photo and where it was taken.

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

A of the Day Puzzle - click here

Want to see more photos? For a list of recent A OF THE DAY photos, click here.

Do you want to do a puzzle with YOUR photo? You can do it!
Click Here to go to the Jigsaw Puzzle Explorer Page.


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Upcoming Events

October 4, 5, 6 - Hershey PA
Hershey Swap Meet

October 4-6, 2022 -- Jackson, CA
NCRG Mini Roundup

October 22, 2022 -- Dearing, GA
Model A Ford Swap Meet

See our CALENDAR for details

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