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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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Feature of the Week - Era Ads

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November 26 - During the Model A era, Ford advertised in many newspapers and magazines. Some of the ads were in black and white; most were in full color. Photographs of the cars were seldom used; artists' depicted scenes of the 20s and 30s.

Many of our members have submitted copies of the Model A ads that they have been collecting. They are presented on our Era Ads page which you'll find listed under FUN STUFF on the left menu.

If you also collect era ads and have some we don't have on our pages, please send scanned images to the webmaster. Enjoy!

Getting from DFW to the NAB in Fort Worth

November 21 - From Rick Black, Webmaster

I'm flying from El Paso to Dallas Fort Worth airport and I need to find transportation from DFW to the NAB in Fort Worth. Seems like there's no hotel shuttle, so one must take a taxi, Uber, or some other mode of transportation. So I propose a "ride-share" solution.

If you are arriving at DFW for the NAB on December 2 or 3 and want to share a taxi or Uber or whatever, send me an email with your name, cell phone number, arrival time and airline and I'll share that information with other MAFCA travelers in the hopes that we can get people together to share a ride. webmaster@mafca.com

 

Sad News

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November 20 - MAFCA Advertising Director Dan Foulk passed away Thursday after a lengthy illness.

Dan was the MAFCA president in 2014 and was active in the Bakersfield Chapter.

He will be sorely missed.

 

Toy Car

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November 17 - A member sent in this photo of a toy car which resembles a Model A Tudor Sedan.

Notice the decal on the top. Could this have been a promotional item from the Model A era? Click on the image for a larger view.

Hopefully, one of you may know the answer and i'll pass it on.

 

Model A Archive Channel on YouTube

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November 14 - If you haven't already stumbled onto the 1927-1931 movie clips on YouTube's "Model A Archive Channel", you're missing some very interesting short films.

When you have some time, check it out by clicking here.

 

MAFCA National Convention Kerrville 2022

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November 4 - The 2022 National Convention, postponed from 2020, will be held in Kerrville Texas.

Registration forms and hotel information are now available by
clicking here and on the Calendar page. [Image]

To read a page from a recent Restorer Magazine with some highlights: click here.

 

YouTube Model A Ford Archive Channel

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October 18 - If you haven't come across the Model A Ford Archive Channel on YouTube, you should check it out.

Vintage footage from back in the day of Ford dealers and their customers is entertaining and educational.

You can find their main page by clicking here.

 

MAFCA Election Results

October 22 - Membership Director Doug Linden announced the results of the MAFCA Directors election today.

The following candidates were elected to the Board for the 2022-23 term:

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Congratulations to all of you.

 

New England Meet Memories

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October 17 - We just had our 64th Annual New England Model A Meet held in Sunday River , Maine.

To look at some of our photos, click here.


Submitted by Frank Kennedy

 

Model A Day Video

October 6 - If you weren't able to make it out to Model A Day at the MAFFI Model A Museum in Hickory Corners Michigan last month, you can still view the ceremony on YouTube by clicking here.

MAFFI President John Begg presided during the program which included the addition of 4 people into the Museum Hall of Fame and a very interesting presentation by Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars. Wayne's dad Robert was one of the new inductees into the Hall of Fame.

 

Recent Videos

The following videos have been added to our VIDEOS page:

Category Video Title Date Posted
Technical [Image] Sealing and Refurbishing the Steering Box 11/26
Technical [Image] Packing Front Wheel Bearings 11/20
Historical [Image] Archive Footage of AA Commercial Vehicles 11/14
Historical [Image] Archive Footage of Open House Day at the Long Beach Plant 11/13
Historical [Image] 20 Millionth Model A in Chicago Parade 11/13
Historical [Image] Politicians and their Model A's 11/09
Chapters [Image] MAFC of Long Island visits Stakey's Pumpkin Farm 11/02
Technical Repairing the Gas Gauge 10/30
Historical The First Model A Archival Footage 10/24
Historical Buying a new 1928 Ford 10/16
Historical Model A's on the Move in 1931 10/16
Events Model A Day 2021 Inductees into Model A Hall of Fame 10/11
Historical Engines going into Chassis in 1929 at the Highland Ford Plant 10/04

 

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.

A of the Day Puzzle - click here

PRODUCT OF the MONTH

Product of Month

 

Upcoming Events

December 2-5 - Fort Worth TX
MAFCA National Awards Banquet

January 8 - Sheperdsville KY
37th Annual Winter Swap Meet

January 29-30 - Turlock CA
Turlock Swap Meet

See our CALENDAR for details


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