Review of the Famous California Custom Roadster, CCR, T-Bucket Frame Plans

California Custom Roadsters CCR T-Bucket Plans

The single most enduring package of information relating to T-buckets and their ongoing popularity is the T-bucket plans of California Custom Roadsters. Read this review from 35 years ago to discover why …

California Custom Roadsters T-Bucket Chassis Plans Digital Edition is NOW AVAILABLE


The California Custom Roadsters T-Bucket Chassis Plans are for scratch building the famous Bill Keifer Chassis, the most practical chassis for show and go for almost 40 years. Most chassis builders in the street rod industry have patterned their frames and front end design after CCR’s ’15-’25 “T” Chassis. This chassis has been proven and… [Read More]

“Top 3” T-Buckets from El Segundo Main Street Car Show

El Segundo T-Bucket

Just happened to be in Southern California on a weekend that coincided with the El Segundo Police Officers Association 13th Annual Main Street Car Show. I’ve attended before and I really like this kind of car show where the main street in town is blocked off and you get to leisurely wander while viewing the… [Read More]

Ted Brown: T-Bucket Chassis Designer Extraordinaire

Ted A Brown

Ted Brown was a young hot rodder from Minnesota who heeded the advice to “go west young man” to seek fame and fortune. Man, was he ever successful! After arriving in Southern California, Ted had the opportunity to see Norm Grabowski’s “Kookie” T-bucket at the famous Bob’s Big Boy in Toluca Lake and “was totally… [Read More]