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Maintenance – Spark Plugs

Here are very nice image picked up on the MTFCA forum – acknowledged with thanks.

1.  SPARK PLUG CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS AND IMAGE

Spark Plug instructions

 

Spark Plug image

 

Autumn Run 15th September 2019

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Autumn Run 15th September 2019

The Autumn Run of the Club took place on Sunday 15th September when we all gathered at the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.  We were delighted to welcome Vincent and Aileen and two small boys to our club. We look forward to seeing them out and about when they get going in their newly acquired Touring Car. The customary teas and coffees were enjoyed within the plaza complex at the Maldron.  We were pleased to see that Applegreen Fuel Company opened a depot alongside the facilities, which is where many of us fueled up.       Outside meanwhile, members...

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BRASS BRIGADE 2019

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BRASS BRIGADE 2019

Whilst not a CLUB event, the Annual Brass Brigade is one that receives wholesome support from our members.  Martin, a kind enthusiast presented us with a  compendium of photographs  for  our  enjoyment  .      ...

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STRADBALLY 4th August 2019

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STRADBALLY 4th August 2019

The 55th annual steam rally took place at Stradbally, Co. Laois over the August 2019 bank holiday week end and we accepted an invitation to present our Model T ford cars and commercials at as a static display on Sunday.  On the previous evening there was a gigantic parade down the village and we were well represented and well received. Our patch was prepared by Paul & John, meaning the area was staked off, grass cut and hospitality suite in position.  Little is known and for that matter no credit is given to a special person who played a...

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TERENURE 2019

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TERENURE 2019

The latest club outing saw us attend the Terrenure car show in Dublin. The stand at the show was organised by John O’Neill. A massive thank you goes to John for putting his time and effort into organising the stand at the show and giving up his Saturday afternoon to set up in the rain! His contributions made the stand a wonderful success at the show.     We couldn’t have asked for a better day for the show, the sun was shining for the whole afternoon!  There was a great showing from the club with a total of 14 Model T’s on display throughout...

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30th Annual Rally – Day 2

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30th Annual Rally – Day 2

Sunday morning was damp and misty so hoods and rain gear were in order as we set out on the run. Our trip took us along the western side of the Lough to our first stop at Belleek to visit the world famous Pottery.   Some of the group took a tour to see how the intricate work is done and we all visited the coffee shop for light refreshments. Back to our cars and onwards to our final stop, the unusually named Tickedy Moo Ice Cream Shop near Enniskillen where we sampled delicious ice cream made from the fresh milk of the Jersey cows on the farm....

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30th Annual Rally – day 1

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30th Annual Rally – day 1

The Irish Model T Ford Club Annual Rally was based in Co Fermanagh. It was only the second time the club has had our Rally in Northern Ireland. Enniskillen is on beautiful Lower Lough Erne and our hotel, The Killyhevlin was right beside the Lough in beautiful tranquil surroundings.  We were joined by our friends in The Model T Register of Great Britain who had travelled to be with us and had spent the previous few days further east, exploring the famous Giant’s Causeway, Portrush and the fine city of Londonderry.  There were 15 cars in...

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West Cork 16th June 2019.

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West Cork 16th June 2019.

On Sunday 16th June 2019 the Irish Model T Ford members gathered at Bandon Motors for the Annual Summer Run. Hosted by Bob Clarke and family, it is always a much looked forward to event in the T calendar. In recent years this run has been alternating with John O’Neill of Ballinadee and this year it was Bandon. The weather is always good for the West Cork run but this time round we were not so fortunate, nasty clouds were on the horizon as we had our pre run Tea, coffee and other goodies. Hoods were hastily put up and we sallied forth to...

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DRIVE IT DAY 28th April 2019

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DRIVE IT DAY 28th April 2019

‘Drive It Day’ takes place every year to help raise awareness of the large and important extent of the classic vehicle movement in the Ireland.   David & Marian Cuddy took this opportunity to run an annual Drive It Day Tour for 26 Edwardian vehicles, with the dual aims of increasing historic vehicle exposure and providing our members with their first Spring run of 2019, to have fun, enjoy the cars,  drive, and the company of like-minded enthusiasts.  Drive It Day is traditionally held on the last Sunday in April and its primary aim is to...

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019

The Annual General Meeting of The Irish Model T Ford Club clg took take place at The Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise on Sunday 24th March 2019 at Noon. Club President Raymond Megaw convened the meeting and advised those present that notice and financial statements were circulated 21 days beforehand. PRESENT WERE Tim Crowley, Elizabeth Kee, Adrian Violett, John & Gill Vahey, Alan Deasy, David Cuddy, Sean McEvoy, Michael Harris, Peter Duffy, John O’Neill – Cork, John O’Neill – Dublin, John Quinn, Ronald Frayne, Ann Duffy,...

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RETRO DAY = Coláiste an Phiarsaigh

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RETRO DAY = Coláiste an Phiarsaigh

Our local secondary school in Glanmire Co. Cork requested our assistance in the provision of an old car so as to take part in a Retro Day for the pupils in 5th year.   Thug an pobal scoil i Gleann maghair Contae. Corcaí cuireadh  duinn glacadh páirt san ‘Lá Retro’ don 5ú bliana agus chun gluaisteán sean fhaiseanta a teaspáint.        Teachers and students alike embraced the concept and The Irish Model T Ford Club members took up the invitation with an enthusiastic response.   Bhí na múinteoirí agus na daltaí go léir sásta lenáir teaspáinteas...

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