Western Idaho Model T Club Home Page

Western Idaho Model T Club
Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Ford, Model T

The Western Idaho Model T Ford Club was founded in 1975 and is a chapter of the Model T Ford Club of America.
The general purpose of this club, incorporated as a non-profit corporation, shall be to preserve and maintain the Model T Ford of ancient age and historical value and to serve as an accurate and technical source of information concerning Model T Fords for the benefit of it's members as well as the general public.


Club Officers:
President: Andrea Benedict
Vice President/Tour Chairman: Steve Strom
Secretary: Dennis Nelson
Treasurer: Arlan Potts
Historian: Barbara Westcott
Sunshine Lady: Estelle Howe
Membership: Don Borchers
Editor: Gary Westcott
Web Master: Andrea Benedict

There are currently over 90 members in the club.
Approximately 30-45 people at each monthly meeting.

Photo above is from Nampa Depot Days 2012

 New page...click the link: "Reviving Your Model T"


  A complete article on the first steps to get er' going after she's been stored for many years

This is Andrea's 1926 Ford Model T Tudor Sedan "Toby" photo was taken in 2005 and was the first time out of the barn after 50 years. A true beauty. 

The next 
Model T University Class
 is to be determined...
Please check back again for the date and location
To reserve a spot in the class, call or text 208-830-9897

  Future Model T University Class s
ubjects are:

Fuel Systems and Blockages
How to Align a Model T 
Carburetors - Cleaning, adjusting float valves and needles, replacement kits 
Magneto and Batteries
Timers and Timing
Brakes - Maintenance and repair 
Troubleshoot my Model T

We want to learn from the experts. Can be as long or short as you like, just cover all the bases for the rookies. 
We plan to dig in, get dirty and learn a few new things about Model T's.

Please send an email to Andrea if you are interested in teaching @ 
modeltgirl26@hotmail.com or see me at our next monthly meeting and I'll sign you up.


Melba Fun Run 2013


  "Aw, for the road less traveled! That’s the road for me. I can think of nothing more rewarding for the feeling of well being that comes over me when I get behind the wheel of a Model T Ford. Just starting ol Henry up with his trusty "startin stick" produces a feeling of calm and happiness within that is hard to put into words. Well for me it’s simply complete contentment, as he comes alive with his myriad of sounds that dance across my senses and produce what I call the standard Model T Ford starting smile! No other automobile I have ever owned or come in contact with in my entire life has effected me this way. You know, I’ve always thought this condition was entirely my Grandfathers fault. I’m now ready to proclaim the car itself and the many folks I have befriended over my years of association are indeed worthy of… MOST of the credit. It really has to be that way, for I know people who are as smitten with the old Ford as I and …
they never knew Roscoe Sheller!"

This is a note written by Bill Sheller who I believe to be the grandson of Roscoe Sheller. Roscoe owned one of the first Model T Ford dealerships in Washington.

Western Idaho Model T Club
3590 N. Jullion St Boise, ID 83704
E-mail: modeltgirl26@hotmail.com


Memberships and Affiliations

Congratulations go to The Western Idaho Model T Club for winning the
Golden Mouse Award for 2012

by the Model T Ford Club of America!

Thank you MTFCA we are honored to receive this handsome award!
- Andrea


Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait, the grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas. 
Henry Ford



As of January 1, 2014 we have 10,000 visits to our site!
Thanks to all who have an interest in keeping the Model T alive.
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