Gene Winfield's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster

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Gene with the roadster in 1949 before he fixed it up for the National Roadster Show. Photo by Orvel Reichert.
A photo of Gene's roadster from the 1950 Oakland Roadster Show. This photo was advertised for sale on eBay in June of 2018. With a number 237, Gene must have been one of the late entries.
Orvel Reichert and Evelyn Horn in front of Gene's roadster at the 1950 Oakland Roadster Show. Photo provided by Orvel Reichert

1927 Ford Model T Roadster owned by Modesto Century Toppers member Gene Winfield of Modesto, California. Gene bought the Model T Roadster after selling his 1931 Ford Model A Roadster.[1]

After buying the car, Gene Z'd the front and rear of a Model A frame for the roadster. He built his own dropped and filled axle and dropped steering plate, that he also got chrome-plated. Winfield equipped the Ford flathead engine with a dual-carb setup and a Winfield Cam.[1]

In 1950 Gene displayed the car at the first Oakland Roadster Snow. With a number 237, Gene must have been one of the late entries.[2]


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