|WHERE TO FIND SHAYS FOR SALE:
HEMMIMGS MOTOR NEWS (http://www.hmn.com/) Indispensable.
Includes a classified ad category for replica cars and parts.
Refreshed on the 20th of each month.
A) How to find a Shay among the real Model As:
1- Click on "Search Ads".
2- Type in years "1928" to "1931".
3- In the "Make" box, select "Ford".
4- Click "Search".
You'll get around 150 results and you'll have to sift through them in order to
identify the Shays hiding among the real Model As.
Results: There are generally from 2 to 4 Shays in the batch.
B) How to find a Shay among the replicars:
1- Click on "Search Ads".
2- In the "Make" box, select "Shay".
3- Click "Search".
Results: There are generally from 1 to 3 Shays.
COLLECTOR CAR TRADER ONLINE (http://www.collectorcartraderonline.com/) The biggest site for classified ads. Continually refreshed. You can advertize for free for 2 months. You can subscribe for free to an ad watch system by which you will be notified by E-Mail of any new ad corresponding to your preferences.
How to find a Shay:
1- Click on the "Buy" box.
2- Write "1928" to "1931" in the Year range windows.
3- Choose "Ford" in the Make window.
4- Click on "Begin search".
You'll get around 200 results and you'll have to sift through them in order to identify the Shays hiding among the real Model As.
Results: There are generally from 2 to 6 Shays in the batch.
DALLAS MODEL A FORD CLUB SWAP PAGES (http://www.dmafc.com/modaswap/index.htm):
Sometimes, Shay parts or cars are advertized on that page.
CARS ON LINE (http://www.cars-on-line.com/ford.html)
GENERAL BOOK SOURCES:
MOTORBOOKS EDITIONS (http://www.motorbooks.com/)
BARNES & NOBLE ( http://www.bn.com )
ORIGINAL MODEL A SITES:
MODEL A FORD CLUB OF AMERICA (http://www.mafca.com/) Largest club in the world dedicated to the Model A.
MODEL A RESTORER'S CLUB (http://www.modelaford.org/index.html)
FORD MODEL A WEBSITE (http://www.ahooga.com/ford/index.html)
MODEL A BARNYARD (http://www.abarnyard.com) Lots of nice details and pictures.
FORD MODEL A DENMARK (http://www.forda.dk/page35.htm) Great links page.
MODEL A FORD CLUB OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA ( http://www.homestead.com/fordsa/FordA.html ) Great links page.
1979-86 FORD PARTS:
CAR PARTS.COM ( http://www.carparts.com/ ): First, choose "Ford", then choose the year you think your mechanical components came from (between 1979 and 1985), then click "Continue". Second, choose either "Pinto", "Mustang" or "Fairmount" as the model you think your components came from. After you've been taken to the next page, choose "Replacement".
ORIGINAL MODEL A PARTS:
MAC'S AUTO PARTS (http://www.macsautoparts.com/aa.html) Very complete inventory and dependable service.
LE BARON BONNEY (http://www.lebaronbonney.com/) You can see drawings of original Model A parts before you order them for your Shay.
The best Canadian Model A parts supplier doesn't have a web site but you can order a spendid catalog for less than $15 Canadian:
#1 Boulder Boulevard
Stoney Plain, Alberta
BRATTONS MODEL A PARTS ( http://www.brattons.com/ )
SNYDERS MODEL A PARTS ( http://www.snydersantiqueauto.com/ )
MIKES AFFORDABLE MODEL A PARTS ( http://www.mikes-afordable.com/ )
UNIVERSAL VINTAGE TIRES ( http://www.universaltire.com/ ) Although not radials but 4 ply polyesters, their Lester brand tires seem to be quite popular among Shay owners as they give a softer ride. This supplier also offers excellent service. I've bought Lesters for my Shay & 36 Ford and just love them!
COKER TIRES ( http://www.coker.com/ )
BROOKVILLE ROADSTERS ( http://www.brookvilleroadster.com/ ) Lots of replacement body parts.
REPRODUCTION MODEL A BODY PARTS (http://www.showcars-bodyparts.com/ford2831.html) Canadian site.
TRUNKS ( http://www.varcoinc.com )
DOOR HANDLES & HOOD LATCHES ( http://www.alhansen.com/prd.html )
OTHER SITES OF INTEREST:
GLASSIC WEBSITE ( http://GlassicAnnex.org ) : The other well known Model A replica.
MODEL A REPLICAS made in England ( http://www.vintagemotorcompany.co.uk/ )
TIMMIS MOTORS (http://www.timmismotor.com/timmis-ford/index.html) If you like Shays, you'll just love this car!
REGAL T-BIRD (http://www.regaltbird.com/) The best 55-57 T-Bird replica on the market today.
PINTO PAGE (http://angelfire.com/tx/ponypinto/index.html) Lots of very useful information + a very knowledgeable Webmaster.
RAGTIME MUSIC ( http://www.ragtimemusic.com/tocnonframe.html )
RAGTIME MUSIC ( http://www.mrrecordings.com ): Specially the Wurlitzer CX music.
RED HOT BANDS ( http://www.redhotjazz.com/bands.html ): Thousands of songs & tunes that you can listen to in Real Audio streaming mode.
DISMUKE'S VIRTUAL TALKING MACHINE ( http://www.dismuke.org/ ): Click on «Radio Dismuke» to hear a 24 hour online radio station devoted exclusively to vintage pop and jazz from the decade 1925-1935! (A little bit of work to log into the first time, but well worth the trouble!)
If you are thinking on doing any modifying to your Shay / Camelot Roadster with Ford Model A parts or others and what to see "HOW IT IS DONE" then check out Nick's website for some projects that he has done already on his Shay.
( http://www.angelfire.com/modelshaytaz/index.html )
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The Owner of our company, Jim Sanders, asked me to inform you and your members that we are now building new fiberglass kits for the Shay-Camelot bodies. If your members are in need of any items, even if they are not listed on the website I am building, I might still have a source for them. Please Direct any Request for parts to:
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