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MurphyJ 01-18-2012 11:16 PM

What age group???
 

Every day when I review your threads and reponses I wonder just what is the average age of the guys/girls that belong and use this forum. Has it ever been determined? Just curious, thats all. And oh, my speedometer will hit 70 this year. Thanks.

al's28/33 01-18-2012 11:21 PM

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I'm 42. Had my "A" for 12 years now and the V8 for 7 years.

'lilredcoupe 01-18-2012 11:24 PM

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Just turned 38, going on 19. Been in an "A" Ford since I was about 5. Before that it was "T"'s.

Jordan 01-18-2012 11:25 PM

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i'm 18, and have been enjoying model a's for 18 years

darrylkmc 01-18-2012 11:49 PM

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The way I do the math, I am 49 and 361/365ths.
My Model A experience started when my Dad bought a '31 Pick-Up when I was about 14. I found a funny looking gear in a box of miscellaneous parts and I felt the desire to find out where it went. Turns out it was the speedometer drive gear. Still have the Pick-up, the rear-end is currently in my Phaeton and that speedo drive gear still isn't working.

Darryl in Fairbanks
Warmed up to -35 F. today

Dan Partain 01-19-2012 01:24 AM

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It's a little old, but take a look at this and add to it if you want to -
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showth...highlight=long

60 years young. First A in '69 29 CC Pickup, still have it.

BILL WILLIAMSON 01-19-2012 01:29 AM

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Not as old as "VERMIN," my Avatar pic.:D I'm 76, is that younger than DIRT?:confused: Bill W.
(Hey Dudley, what's your number?)

68HILLBILLY 01-19-2012 01:30 AM

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43, got my first A about 5 yrs ago.

LSGUN 01-19-2012 01:34 AM

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I'm 21

ford1 01-19-2012 01:35 AM

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im 73, been restoring model a's for 30 yrs, but got into the 49 50 fords in 63, raced them at the old saugus stadium near san fernando in ca. now im a little to sick to restore any more of them, so now i spend my time trying to answer posts and cause as much confusion as i can

poweredbylincoln 01-19-2012 03:37 AM

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currently am 26

jerry shook 01-19-2012 04:44 AM

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65 feel like 25 thank the lord.

gpits68 01-19-2012 05:53 AM

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44 next month,been a ford guy all my life,been into A's about 5 years.

Wick 01-19-2012 06:17 AM

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I use to be one of the youngest a few years ago on Fordbarn, 52 now. Bought my first "A" in 2005 have loved Model A's from
Wick

CountrySquire55 01-19-2012 06:17 AM

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I'm 57. Was bitten by the Model A bug when my uncle taught me how to drive when I was 13 or so in a cutdown AA truck.

jackball 01-19-2012 07:17 AM

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I am 62. Bought mine in October of last year.

2manycars 01-19-2012 07:42 AM

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I am 65. Started with the model A when I was 13, and my father and I restored a town sedan. My brother has that car now, along with a roadster and a pickup and 3 doodlebugs. My other brother has a doodlebug, as he cant see well enough to get a license. I have had a few dozen model A's, and now just have the tudor I bought in 1975. It brought my sons home from the hospital when they were born. (try that today with all the child protection laws) I threw a party for the car when it turned 80 years old. I have a lot of cars, so it does not get out as much as it used to, but is still on the road regularly. I started restoring cars full time in 1988, and have restored many model A's for customers. More info on my web site.

montanafordman 01-19-2012 08:28 AM

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31 here... and I have a 31 coupe! I caught the bug (and the car) from my Grandad. I'm a pilot now but grew up spending time on the family farm and always loved wrenching on anything with a motor and spending time outdoors. I'm certainly having a lot of fun with the hobby and enjoying all the people I'm meeting in my local club. It makes the city life a lot more tolerable when you find a good church and other good groups (I.E. the local A club) to be a part of. :cool: Amazing how a feeling of "community" can draw people together and have a good time!

Mike 01-19-2012 08:48 AM

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I am 47, my family has always been into the Model "A" Ford see my avitar.
I am very fortunate that my parents , wife and my 2 boys love the Model A hobby.

jakeknapp29 01-19-2012 08:53 AM

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I'm 21. Restored my first A when I was 15.


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