Member benefits:

  • Regular monthly meetings. (Guest speakers, displays, films, "Tech Talk" features rotating)
  • Regular informative bi monthly newsletter and an annual subscription list
  • Social evenings, outings, tours and family days
  • Club Permit Scheme which substantially reduces the cost to drive your car on the road (by arrangement with VicRoads)
  • Published technical information including reports & pictures
  • Vehicles catered for include all side valve engines produced or based on Ford classics:
    • Ford
    • Mercury
    • Lincoln
    • Single and Twin Spinners
    • Customline
    • Zephyr
    • Commercial
    • Military and special interest vehicles
  • New members are welcomed.
  • Vehicle ownership is not compulsory
  • Visitors are most welcome to our meetings
  • Country membership is a welcome and viable option. We aim to conduct at least one country or rural meeting each year
  • Exchange of newsletters with "similar interest clubs", both nationally and internationally
  • An opportunity for financial members to be elected to club committee positions


You do not need to own an early Ford side valve vehicle, merely have an interest in promoting the mission of the club. This openness is designed to encourage people who are thinking of obtaining such a vehicle, as well as previous owners to participate and enjoy the passion of club activities.


Club fees are modest, less than a tank of petrol! Current fees comprise:

  • Joining Fee $10
  • Annual Subscription $70 (pro-rata in the first year, anniversary for renewal 1st September. See table below)

Your joining date is the month of the General Meeting at which your application and fees are accepted.



$70 $10 $80
Oct  $64 $10 $74 
 Nov $58  $10  $68
 Dec  $52 $10 $62
 Jan  N/A No meeting 


$46 $10 $56
Mar  $34 $10 $44
Apr $28  $10  $38
May  $22 $10 $32
Jun  $16 $10 $26
Jul  $8 $10 $18
Aug  $2 $10 $12

Membership Application

To obtain a Membership Application Form please email the secretary.

Please note that the club requires prospective members to attend the club meeting on the night that their application is presented to the club, or the following month. However if for some reason this is not possible please contact the Secretary.

Application options:

  • IN PERSON: Bring your completed form and payment to the General Meeting
  • ELECTRONIC: Scan and email your completed form (indicating electronic payment) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • BY POST: Mail your completed application or renewal with your attached cheque can be mailed to:

  The Early Ford V8 Club of Victoria Inc 1932-1954
  PO Box 546 
  Mulgrave Business Centre 
  Victoria, Australia 3170


Membership Renewals

Membership renewal forms were emailed or posted to members in early August 2018 following the AGM. Please check you email account or post box and return the form with your payment by 1st September.


  • The Club is a member of of The Early Ford V8 Club of America and designated as Regional Group 151.   LogoEFV8CofAmerica
  • The Club is a member of the AOMC (Association of Motoring Clubs, Victoria, Australia).
  • The Club is a member of the Federation of Veteran, Vintage and Classic Vehicle Clubs, Australia.