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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:33 AM

My friend Ken has a T tractor that his father used for years to plow the family garden. Ken still takes it out occasionally to plow. Here is his video of it.


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Posted November 07, 2012 - 10:17 AM

Very cool tractor and great video!

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 10:46 AM

What a neat machine. Thanks for sharing, and tell your friend his camerawork is pretty neat. I like how the camera got knocked over, coming to rest recording the operator through the frame of the tractor. Cool!

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 11:01 AM

Those are neat,but not factory built.They were Ford Model T cars and trucks converted ,in most cases ,by they owners.There were a lot of them around years ago.

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 11:02 AM

Exceptional !! :love: the old stuff that worked and still works without plastic and glitz !! Thanks for sharing :thumbs:

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 11:19 AM

I think it is great that it still run's and can plow a field. Great video thanks for sharing.

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 12:19 PM

Here is an ad for doing the conversion.

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 02:56 PM

This is the biggest reason I like the old stuff. Drips, smells, and always gets the job done. I wouldn't be surprised if someday in the future this is going to make a lot of sense,

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 05:43 PM

I Like the old stuff that you can see things working without all the side panels and plastic. Most of the things being sold today won't be running a few decades from now,

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 06:59 PM

I'd like to see someone doing this with a modern car. Maybe a Ford Focus or a Honda Civic.

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 07:07 PM

That is neat. It is one Ford that I wouldn't be ashamed to own.

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 07:42 PM

Love it!! that's awesome...thanks for sharein!!

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 08:38 PM

Great video! Thanks for sharing with us!

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Posted November 07, 2012 - 09:02 PM

My Uncle has a Model T truck, he doesn't run often but it sure is neat. Thanks for the video, very nice.

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Posted November 08, 2012 - 08:34 AM

Ken also has a T touring car and a T depot hack, all handed down from his dad. Ken's a great mechanic and is in the process of restoring a '55 Buick as we speak.




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