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The McCathren Model “T” Ford Special

Thanks to Jim McCathren we have an excellent series of photos of a Model “T” Ford racing car that his grandfather campaigned out of his Dodge agency in Texas. The McCathren Motor Company was founded in June of 1923, when Earnest Raphael McCathren purchased Frost Motors in Breckenridge, Texas and thereby became the Dodge agency…

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The Frontenac DOHC Head – The Frontenac Ford Catalog Part II

This is the second and most interesting part of the 1929 Frontenac Ford catalog that we are featuring. Above you can see the complete “Fronty”- Ford equipped with the DOHC head, which you can read all about on the pages of the catalog below. The DOHC was the crown jewel, but in fact the SOHC…

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The Frontenac Ford Catalog Part I

A week or so ago we posted some very interesting photos of early customs from Charlie Beesley’s motor Also on his blog, Charlie has the two photos shown here of a Model T Ford speedster, wearing 1919 Montana plates. Having an interest in Model T Ford racing cars since youth, we thought this would be…

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