How to Build a T-Bucket on a Budget: the eHow Way — or, a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing

Really Ugly Crappy Built T-Bucket

While keeping up on what’s going on in the T-Bucket world, I was recently amused to find a new article titled, “How to Build a T-Bucket on a Budget” that was posted on the eHow website. At first, I thought it was a reference to Chester Greenhalgh’s book …

The Story of Poncho the 1923 Ford C Cab (in his own words)

Poncho 052a

I rolled off the assembly line at Henry Ford’s truck plant along with many other trucks. I wasn’t the smallest on the line nor was I the largest. I was designed as a light duty commercial truck with a flat bed for …

The World’s First Fiberglass T-Bucket Hot Rod: Buzz Pitzen’s “Glass Image” – Part II

Buzz Pitzen and World's First Fiberglass T-Bucket Roadster

Buzz Pitzen’s T-Bucket roadster was the world’s first using a fiberglass body. It paved the way for tens of thousands to follow.

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Drag Strip Terror

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket Ted Kramer Snoopy

The June, 1963 cover of “Rodding & Restyling” magazine featured an interesting variant of the T-Bucket style: a 1927 T phaeton body abbreviated by chopping off everything behind the front doors and with a grafted on pickup bed of sorts. What really caught my attention, though, was that it was Y-block Ford powered. I had… [Read More]