Danny Eichstedt’s “Leg Show” T-Bucket, Part 2: and its 4000 Mile 1971 Street Rod Nationals Journey

1971 Street Rod Nationals Leg Show T-Bucket

The 1971 Street Rod Nationals in Memphis, Tennessee followed the success of the inaugural event the year before. That experiment at bringing together East and West coast street rodders for the first time drew over 600 street rods to a city that wasn’t on anyone’s vacation destination list: Peoria, Illinois. Memphis, on the other hand,… [Read More]

Bird T Bucket Kit: What an Assembled One Looks Like

Bird T Bucket Kit

A Bird T Bucket kit inspired legions of teenage hot-rodders-to-be in the 1960s and 1970s. The advertised prices were eye-popping and even a $1.25 an hour minimum wage grocery bagger could save up to order one. It so happens that I’m familiar with the Bird T-Bucket pictured in this article, having first encountered it at… [Read More]