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The Model A Ford Club of America, Inc. (MAFCA) is a California not-for-profit corporation and a national historical society dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Model A Ford vehicles as manufactured from 1928 through 1931.

MAFCA's members are dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and enjoyment of Ford vehicles of that era. MAFCA is the largest club in the world dedicated to one make of automobile. We hope you enjoy looking through our site!

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August 27 - The Pattern Project video is now available via the MAFCA YouTube channel. The video highlights the enormous work spearheaded by Helen Christensen of the Santa Clara Valley A’s in San Jose, California.


2016 NCRG Roundup Slide Show

August 19 - There is a YOUTUBE slide show of the NCRG 2016 Roundup in Modesto.
Click here to view it. Submitted by Keith Collins, Modesto Area As


New Release of Restoration Guidelines

August 19 - The long awaited Revision 4 of the Model A Restoration Guidelines and Judging Standards has been announced, with shipping starting in October. The Standards are a collaboration of both MAFCA and MARC and are the definitive guidelines for restoring a Model A Ford to factory original.

Revision 4 was a huge effort. 16 of the judging areas were rewritten. The new Guidelines is 2.5 times larger, 330 pages as opposed to the original 135 pages. Many new photos have been added as well. It wil be available as a complete volume for $55 or just the Revision 4 update that you can add to your existing Standards for $30, both plus shipping.

To order online, click here. Or to order by phone, contact MAFCA Headquarters (562) 697-2712 Monday - Friday from 10AM to 4PM Pacific time.


Ballots and renewal notices in the mail

August 14 – Your ballots for 2017 MAFCA Board of Directors and membership renewal notices are now in the mail. You will notice a new option on your membership renewal form:

DIGITAL RESTORER - Beginning with the January / February issue of The Restorer magazine, MAFCA will be offering an electronic version of the magazine in addition to the hard copy full color magazine. The renewal form gives you the option of adding an electronic copy for only $5 more. You will be able to view this copy with any Wi-Fi capable device – phone, tablet, or computer. The cost of membership has not changed; it remains $40 for U.S. Members and $50 for Canadian / Mexican Members. If you desire to add the electronic version it would be $45 for US and $55 for Canada/Mexico. The electronic copy will remain on the web for 3 years.

International Membership is $65 which is a slight increase to cover the higher postage fees now being charged. If an electronic version is desired it would be an additional $5 We are also offering our International Membership an option to receive the magazine electronically only. This will be $40 per year. The electronic version will reach international members faster and avoid the mailing problems associated with many countries.

If you have any questions about these options, contact MAFCA headquarters by email at
info @ or by phone (562) 697-2712 Monday - Friday from 10AM to 4PM Pacific time.

Click on this link to renew your membership through the MAFCA STORE

And one more thing: please renew your membership before December 31 to avoid late fees.


Five Director positions will be filled for the 2017-2018 term. There are 7 candidates this year; vote for 5 of them.

• View Candidates' Biographies.

• View Frequently Asked Questions.

• View MAFCA policy on elections.



Photo of the week

history Posted 08/27/16

"A" of the Day

We want your Model A Photo!

Please describe your car, mention your MAFCA member number, and include your City and State in an email to Webmaster.

Photos that are at least 250 kb in size work the best.

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Upcoming Events

September 2-5 - Placerville CA
Apple Hill Meet

September 9-11 - Westford MA
60th Annual New England Meet

September 10 - Worldwide
Model A Day

September 10 - Old Town Orcutt CA
14th Annual All Ford Car Show

September 11 - Wampsville NYU
56th Antique Car Show and Flea Market

September 14-17 - Ankeny IA

September 16 - Hickory Corners MI
6th Annual Model A Day at the MAFFI Museum

September 17 - West Columbia SC
All Model A and Model T Swap Meet and Car Show

September 22-25 - Asheville NC
Tour of Asheville Mountain Area

September 25 - San Bernardino CA
ANtique Auto Swap Meet


See our calendar for details



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