John Buckley has been fettling old cars since he picked up his first screwdriver when just two years old. Having owned at various times several different makes of classic and vintage cars, he settled into Model A ownership in the 1980s, and has been driving,restoring and touring Ford Model As ever since. Over the years he has driven his own Model A extensively throughout Europe - even as far as Morocco,Turkey and North Cape. This has added to his experience in (and under) Model As, highlighting the Model As weaknesses and strengths. Further adventures have been driving round Australia in a 1928 Model A. John has worked extensively on all types of Model A and he brings a wealth of common sense to the ins and outs of Model A purchase and ownership. --- MIke Cobell is a world renowned guru in in the Ford Model A fraternity. For more years than he cares to remember he been restoring and maintaining Model As. In more recent years, with his son Donald, he has also has been preparing and tuning Ford As for competition. At one time he turned his hobby into his business, and his firm rapidly became the major UK supplier for Model A parts where, just a phone call away, he could provide owners with the necessary advice, expertise and components. Not only has Mike an unsurpassed knowledge of all the types of Ford Model As that have been produced, but he can also pinpoint the slight differences and inconsistencies that one might encounter when viewing or driving a Ford Model A.
This latest Essential Buyer's Guide provides a useful catalogue of the many variations of this iconic Ford, as well as giving stacks of practical advice - from restoration pitfalls to the buying basics. The best values comes from the 'Key Points' and '15 Minute Evaluation' sections, which should ensure you don't forget to check a vital area when viewing a Model A and which easily justify the cover price. - Classic & Sports Car.[A] practical, pocket-sized guide