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The following videos were presented at MAFCA events:
2019 NAB - A Smooth Ride, Without Vibrations Presented at the 2019 National Awards Banquet - December 2019
Posted 05/07/20
2014 MAFCA Spring Tour "A" Texas Spring - Tour of the Hill Country. Posted 04/07/14
2012 MAFCA Board sings the 12 Days of Model A Christmas Santa Rosa California - Recorded and submitted by Palmetto A's editor and webmaster Happy Begg.
2011 MAFCA National Tour Garth Shearing uploaded this video of the Natchez Trace tour to Youtube - Posted 11/29/12

The following video links were sent in by our readers. Enjoy, but use the information at your own risk.

Technical Videos

Winterizing your Model A
Assembling the Distributor

Paul Shinn shows us how to winterize a Model A, and then how to assemble the parts inside the distributor.
Posted 11/25/20
Oil Pump Removal [Image] Teardown Garage shows how to remove an oil pump and examine the internal parts
Posted 11/25/20
Rebuilding the Distributor
Paul Shinn produced this video, a Sonora A's seminar led by Model A mechanic Bob Guimarin.
Posted 10/26/20 s
Rebuilding the Starter Switch Brentwood Bob shows in detail how he rebuilds starter switches and things to watch out for.
Posted 10/21/20
Overhauling the Transmission John Karal shows how to disassemble and rebuild the Model A Transmission
Posted 10/21/20
Carburetors Master Model A Mechanic Bob Guimarin on Zenith Carburetors
Posted 09/29/20
Setting the Timing Paul Shinn shows how to time the Model A engine.
Posted 10/26/20
Fixing an Exhaust Gasket Leak Master Mechanic Paul Shinn shows how to find an exhaust leak.
Posted 07/25/20
Front End Alignment
Paul Shinn shows how to align the Model A using a Toe-In Gauge
Posted 07/25/20
Adjusting Model A Brakes
Paul Shinn shows how to adjust Model A brakes
Posted 07/25/20
Checking and Changing Fluids Paul Shinn shows how to check and change fluids on his daily Model A driver.
Posted 06/12/20
Lubing a Model A Ford Mark Hayward and Christine demonstrate the steps needed to do a lube job on their Model A Ford.
Posted 06/12/20
Hubcap Replacement October 2010
Timing Check October 2010

Historical Videos

All the World Waited For It This silent film from 1927 shows the beginning of the Model A production as filmed by Detroit News
Posted 11/22/20
Lincoln Highway The Model A Touring Club posted this video of 100 years on the Lincoln Highway.
Posted 05/16/19
Model T Assembly Line Interesting historical footage shot on the Model T assembly line, up to the 15,000,000th Ford
Thanks to Jim Pringle for sending this in.
Posted 03/07/16
20 Millionth Ford on Tour Old film showing 20M on tour in Tennessee and Kentucky in June 1931.
Posted 07/19/15
Introduction of the New Ford VIdeo showing the features of the New Ford in 1927. Note that one of the cars shown in the film has open end front bumpers - a very early car. Thanks to Tom Anderson for this link. -- Posted 09/06/12
Harold Lloyd in "Speedy" FIlmed in New York City in 1928, this excerpt from the full movie is a 5 minute series of wild rides through downtown. You will probably recognize one of Harold's fares as they head for Yankee Stadium.
Updated 07/12/20
The Race that Changed Everything Edsel Ford II talks about his great grandfather Henry Ford's one and only race in October 1901, beating the famed Alexander Winton at Grosse Point Michigan - Posted 12/20/12

Member Videos

Doug Clayton Model A Collection
Paul Shinn received permission to video past MAFCA president Doug Clayton's collection of rare Model A's. Posted 11/2/2020
Ironstone Concours d' elegance
Paul Shinn takes us along as he participates in the Ironstone Concours.
Posted 09/29/20
Windshield Glass - Part 6 Part 6 concludes the windshield glass repair series by Brentwood Bob
Posted 9/23/20
Windshield Glass - Part 5 Part 5 continues the process of installing the windshield glass
Posted 9/23/20
Windshield Glass - Part 4 Part 4 continues the process of installing the windshield glass
Posted 9/23/20
Windshield Glass - Part 3 Part 3 discusses the parts, and materials including the windshield glass dimensions
Posted 9/23/20
Windshield Glass - Part 2 Brentwood Bob shows how reglaze the windshield glass
Posted 9/23/20

Windshield Glass - Part 1

Brentwood Bob shows how to make a glass template and final glazing a windshield.
Posted 9/23/20
Windshield Glass Template Brentwood Bob shows how to make a glass template and final glazing a windshield.
Posted 09/21/20
Making an engine stand Brentwood Bob shows how to make an engine stand out of a bed frame
Posted 09/21/20
Timing the Model A Engine Paul Shinn demonstrates his procedure for timing the Model A engine.
Posted 09/19/20
Relocating the Front License Plate and Fixing Body Lean Paul Shinn shows how to relocate the front license plate to the front bumper. And a tip for you on why your Model A leans to the driver's side. Posted 08/17/20
Best American Car Ever Made?
Paul Shinn gives a rundown on the simplicity of his 1931 Model A Sport Coupe.
Posted 08/06/20
"A" Love Affair Featuring Leroy Palmer about his recent trip to Florida in his Model A. Video by Roger Banks
Posted 09/01/15
Big John's Rolling Model A Museum I produce a YouTube channel, "RidesWithChuck". I recently had an opportunity to videotape a Model A Ford owned by John Berg. Enjoy. Chuck Derer, videographer Posted 09/10/14
Model A Videos Jack Bahm of Michigan has produced dozens of Model A related videos on YouTube. Posted 03/22/14
A Model A Thinking Out Loud Jack Bahm's Slant-Window Fordor "talks" to us in a video.
Posted 02/25/14
Model T Assembled in under 10 minutes Ok, this isn't a Model A video, but we thought that you'd enjoy watching this team of Canadian Model T club members assemble a chassis and get it running in front of a watching crowd in under 10 minutes.
Posted 08/02/13
Lonesome and the Edison Machine Another video from our friend Stoney Lonesome - Posted 01/27/13
1929 Panel Delivery Created by the son of Steve Freeman Centralia, WA - Posted 01/14/13
1931 Phaeton Created by the son of Steve Freeman Centralia, WA - Posted 01/14/13
Lonesome Overall It’s Lonesome in an era of handmade craftsmanship, a time when workers took pride in their work and built things to last a lifetime. The Ford Motor Car, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Martin Guitar, and the Denim jean are all products of American hard work and ingenuity. That American spirit lives today, as this Lonesome journey demonstrates - Posted 11/16/12
Close Call with Train 45 A Model "A", short, old time, silent moving picture. Model A Stalls on Train Tracks - Video by Stoney Lonesome.
The Mechanic A Model "A", short, old time, silent moving picture. A Prohibition era short film with a happy and sober ending. Lets ride! - Video by Stoney Lonesome.

Nate and Steve in the Back Yard Steve Lewis photographed some young family members learning to drive the Model A in their back yard.

Chapter Videos

Model A Ford Club of Long Island Riverhead Outing [Image] The club visits the Suffolk County Historical Society and the gathers for a fall lunch.
Posted 11/27/20
Twin Cities A's Watch their February 29 tour, bringing the Model A's asleep for the winter back to action.
Palmetto A's Palmetto A's of South Carolina produced this video of their members and their cars
San Angelo Touring Club Part 1 Shot on various club outings in 2009
San Angelo Touring Club Part 2 Shot on various club outings in 2009
Pasadena High School Model A Club Pasadena CA High School is the first school to be a MAFCA Chapter. This video shows how the Santa Anita A's Chapter worked with the school to ignite Model A fever in the students
Posted 01/05/17


Cross Country and Back Ryan Thibault takes 4 weeks to drive 8000 miles coast to coast and back in his 1929 Tudor Sedan
Ramblin' Wreck of Georgia Tech Georgia Tech's mascot is a 1930 Sport Coupe that appears at most of the school's activities.
Posted 10/26/20
Gilmore Car Museum Future site of MAFFI's permanent Model A collection
Model A Cutaway Engine Engine runs on one cylinder! - July 2010


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Last Updated: 11/27/2020