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Ford Products 1924

A self-contained industry produces Ford Cars, Trucks and Fordson Tractors.  It is the Ford industry whose resources go back to the standing timber and the unmined ore. They include Ford-owned coal mines, blast furnaces, glass factories, huge manufacturing units, assembly plants, and an organisation of...

Henry Ford

In 1847 at the height of the great famine in Ireland, a man left Ballinascarthy, near Bandon in County Cork in search of a better life for himself, his wife and family for United States of America. It was a decision which would have a...

IZ105 – Oldest Irish Car

Members might be interested in a press cutting from the library of The Irish Model T Ford Club. The T bearing the registration number IZ-105 was first registered in County Mayo, Ireland and featured on the occasion of the sale of a Touring Car by...

Universal Rim Tools

The original instructions for the operation of Universal Rim Tools may be accessed here for those who wish to take on the challenge of changing a tyre on the later Model Ts with split rims. We suggest that you print out the instructions and take...

Model T Specification

Engine 20 horsepower, 4 cylinder in line L-head side valve with detachable cylinder head and 3 bearing crankshaft. Bore/Stroke: 3 ¾ by 4” Displacement: 2896 cc (177 cubic inches). Gearbox   Integral with the engine. Foot operated 2 speed and reverse epicyclic transmission foot-brake. Transmission  Torque...

VAT on Imports

All car enthusiasts especially of the veteran type should be interested in a recent decision by the London Tribunal Centre concerning the tariff classification for duty purposes of a 1955 Ford Zephyr Mark 1 convertible motor car. The appellant in the case had appealed against...

Vintage Memories

We have reproduced Vintage Memories, a very interesting article written a few years ago and published in The Cork Examiner, by our Senior Honorary Member James Twohig. Hope you enjoy it. Vintage Memories by James Twohig My earliest motoring memory is from 1928 when local...

About Us

A one marque organisation catering for early Ford is what makes the Irish Model T Ford Club unique. Prospective owners of a Model T Ford are always welcome to make contact with our membership who will be pleased to present a Model T Ford and...