Author Archives: Ian Steer

Largest Private Ford Collection

This is a short video about what was supposedly the largest private Ford collection in the world, prior to it being broken-up and sold in 2018.  The collection was put together by Dutchman Piet den Hartogh after buying his forst … Continue reading

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2015 Mandalay Rally

by Carolyn Anderson of the Hawkes Bay Model A Club in New Zealand 2015 Road To Mandalay Rally

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2013 Peking to Paris Rally in a Model A

by Roger Anderson of the Hawkes Bay Model A Club in New Zealand 2013 Peking to Paris Rally

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1928 Phaeton for Sale

Alan Porter is selling his Model A: Everyone knows it as Bennys car as he refurbished it All pics and description is on Gumtree Only car that club has full history It has new tyres all round incl spare, new … Continue reading

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Wes Hartley wins MAFCA Director’s Literary Award for 2019

Wes Hartley’s write-up of the Te Anau NZ National Rally that appeared in the Sept-Oct issue of The Restorer has won the 2019 MAFCA Director’s Literary Award. Congratulations Wes – truly a fantastic achievement. Wes’s article is attached below. MAFCA … Continue reading

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Wanted: left hand front guard

Wanted – left front guard for 30-31 Model A. No spare wheel well. Contact Hans Hurij, 0472 700 635

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Dash & tyres for sale

As-new Dash Panel (for an oval speedo) for sale- $40 2 Dunlop 5.25 x 21 Dunlop tyres, used, good for spares – $20ea Phil Rebe, Mt Lawley, 9271 1018  

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Mid-west run day 5 (and last)

After a leisurely breakfast at The Old Convent in Dalwalinu, the group travelled a very short distance indeed to the farm right next door. The owner of the farm (the sprightly, 80+ year-old Jim) proudly showed us his fantastic collection … Continue reading

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Mid-west run, day 4

Today we drove from Dongara to Dalwallinu. The weather wasn’t as hot as expected and most cars ran well with one exception – and that wasn’t mine (The Fowlers had manifold gasket and starter motor problems). We back-tracked eastwards out … Continue reading

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