In the end, it came down to time – or the lack of it. Hagerty’s four-person build team successfully completed the 2016 “Swap to Street Challenge” at the AACA Hershey (Pa.) Fall Swap Meet. We then pointed the 1930 Ford Model A towards Michigan and covered roughly 290 miles in two days. But after overcoming a persistent oil leak, dead starter, less-than-stellar brakes and some minor repairs, we were less than halfway home.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/10/11/swap-to-street-success