Old Cars Reader Wheels: 1938 Ford Tudor Model 81A

Old Cars spotlights a reader’s 1938 Ford Tudor Model 81A
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Rick O'Malley finally hit pay dirt with a “bucket list” car of his, a 1938 Ford Tudor to be exact. Here is what Rick had say about his Model 81A…

"I recently acquired this is a 1938 Ford restored to its current condition around 2006. I'm told it has the original V-8 221 cubic inch engine, bored, stroked and blue printed and 3-speed trans. It has its original front and rear suspension and interior. Updates include, front disc brakes with dual reservoir, a 12-volt system with electric cooling fan, fuel pump and electronic ignition.

I'm 60 years old and have been in the car hobby my whole life. This is the oldest car I've owned and driving it is very nostalgic. While it does have a few modern upgrades you are actually driving the car and not just steering it.

This is one of many bucket list cars for me, and I am looking forward to enjoying it for several years before moving it on to the next caretaker."


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