Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post complete vehicles for sale here

Topic author
autoneer
Posts: 14
Joined: Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:46 pm
First Name: Jeff
Last Name: Beaumont
Location: Gardnerville NV 89460
Contact:

Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post by autoneer » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:39 pm

The family would like to see her T go to a loving new home, as none of them know how to start it, much less drive it. Last week I started and drove her T for the first time in months. It is obviously balanced, it runs and drives smoothly and very strong. It has a Ruxstell, an original Bosch front plate distributor and Rocky Mtn Brakes. It also suffers from a few other improvements, which can be easily remedied over a weekend with a trash can. It has a fuel pump, an alternator, an oil pump, a waterpump, a Model A carb and intake manifold, but still has its T exhaust manifold, and a hokey exhaust system with a modern oval muffler. the only benefit of the latter seems to be that it is a little quieter, but I am sure the car came to her this way. Body and fenders are straight, paint is older, ok for a driver, upholstery and top are older and intact, no rips or tears. The family is asking $10K for it, BUT are open to all offers. Brett's cell phone is 817-733-3543. I have tried to figure out how to add a couple photos below, but in case that did not work, email me back and I will send them to you. I would think in the $8K range +/- would be a good buy for a great driving car that just needs a little cleaning up. Best, Jeff

User avatar

ChrisB
Posts: 111
Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:38 pm
First Name: Chris
Last Name: Brancaccio
Location: Calgary AB
MTFCA Number: 26714
MTFCA Life Member: YES
MTFCI Number: 23136
Board Member Since: 2005
Contact:

Re: Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post by ChrisB » Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:35 pm

I can verify this car is very fast. Sophie was always out in front when we were touring.

We were also very good friends and toured many times together.
Chris Brancaccio
MTFCA Webmaster
MTFCA Forum Admin


FordFool
Posts: 48
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:49 pm
First Name: Don
Last Name: Kirtley
Location: Devore,Ca
MTFCA Number: 23703
MTFCI Number: 23153
Board Member Since: 2009

Re: Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post by FordFool » Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:06 pm

Sophia was a member of the Riverside/Corona MTFCA Chapter. I followed her on the I 215 freeway in Riverside Ca. once when she was going 65 MPH. That car halls assss. Nobody in the club could keep up with her. Don

User avatar

Novice
Posts: 138
Joined: Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:25 pm
First Name: Jim
Last Name: Davis
Location: Tomball,Texas
MTFCA Number: 49832
MTFCI Number: 24686
Board Member Since: 2017

Still for sale ?

Post by Novice » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:10 pm

Is Sophia's car still for sale ? a lot of the reply's to this post have been removed.


Susanne
Posts: 140
Joined: Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:06 pm
First Name: Susanne
Last Name: Rohner
Location: Northeastern California
MTFCA Number: 49765
MTFCA Life Member: YES
Board Member Since: 1999
Contact:

Re: Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post by Susanne » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:29 pm

I was going to ask the same question... :mrgreen:


FreighTer Jim
Posts: 467
Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:50 am
First Name: James
Last Name: Jarzabek
Location: Dayton, OH
MTFCA Number: 29562
MTFCI Number: 24398
Board Member Since: 2008
Contact:

Call the number

Post by FreighTer Jim » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:27 am

The deleted posts had nothing to do with the sale.

There is a contact name and phone number posted.

If you have a serious interest - you can make a call.


FJ


spadpilot
Posts: 39
Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:43 pm
First Name: David
Last Name: Carnahan
Location: Northern California
MTFCA Number: 49550

Re: Sophia Renken's red 1923 T roadster

Post by spadpilot » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:30 pm

....pictures?
...some people are like Slinkies....they're generally useless but fun to watch when you push them down the stairs.

Post Reply Previous topicNext topic