Driving across USA non-stop in a 1930 Ford Model A
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Driving across USA non-stop in a 1930 Ford Model A

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In the desertThe duo took a pre war 1930 Ford Model across USA, from New York to Los Angeles in a matter of 50 hours, 20 minutes and 6 seconds in what can be termed as the worst of weather condition. The duo commenced the 3000 miles journey from Staten Island at 00.01 am on Friday, November 22nd. Despite having to contend with freezing rain storms, lashing winds and snow, they managed to arrive at Venice Fishing Pier on Venice Beach well before appointed time, at 11.15 pm on 23rd November.

This world record was conducted to create awareness and raise funds in support of sufferers of kidney related diseases the world over. Rod’s wife and daughter are both affected by this dreaded diseases due to which he has raised several thousand dollars for kidney charities while Kidney Kamper has also been initiated by Wade and his family.

All money collected will be used to outfit RV and campervans with dialysis machines to help those in need of dialysis that have to be in close proximity to either their homes, clinic or hospitals. The next time this Vintage Adventurer team will be taking off on an Ocean to Ocean Australia drive from Queensland to Freemantle and a return journey which is scheduled for June 2014. For more details scroll through the press release below.

Celebrating at Venice Beach