Model T Ford Technical information

This technical page has been created to provide you with an overview of the major components that make up the Model T Ford, mechanical, body and accessories.

Although one integrated unit, the Model T Ford engine and transmission are dealt with separately. Click on the link next to the component image to see the information available.

Over time I'll add technical articles on commonly performed tasks under each component group. If you would like to submit a technical article, you can send it here

Model T Ford Engine
The Model T Ford engine was designed and built as a robust unit for its day with an integral transmission and chassis strengthening sump/pan. More information

Model T Ford Transmission
The Model T Ford transmission was revolutionary is design and simplicty in action, but often remains a mystery to enthusiasts and the public alike. Click here for more information
Model T Ford Axle & Differential The strength of the Model T Ford rear axle came from limiting the number of sections used to build the housing. Click here for more information
Model T Ford Electrical System The Model T Ford electrical sytem comprises an integrated Magneto, Timer and four ignition coils with separate systems for lighting and battery charging depending on the age of the car. Click here for more information

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