Tag: Hot Rod magazine
Hot Rod magazine’s David Freiburger has let the cat out of the bag that a T-Bucket will be their next project car. I’m renewing today!
This T-Bucket with history just sold at the RM Auctions January, 2011 Arizona event for just slightly more than a quarter of its asking price 60 days ago. How come?
“More so than any other form of street rod, the T-Bucket — because fenders, hood panels, bumpers, and the like aren’t in the way — is perhaps the ultimate vehicle through which a builder can express his likes, dislikes and ideas. He builds the frame of his own choosing and design; then …
From the Maltese Cross accents on the top and interior rugs to the innovative front spring perch and the super-swoopy custom air scoop covering the 6 deuces on the Corvette mill, this was a car that dreams are made of.
It starts with an institutional food service size mayonnaise jar. As you may have noticed in the Custom Associates ad in Part 1 of the Cal Automotive story, interested parties could send in twenty-five cents for information. It was Bud Lang’s idea that when the mayonnaise jar filled up with quarters they would use them [...]
We know from The Real History of the Fiberglass T-Bucket Body that ‘glass Model T bodies were first introduced in 1957 by the Diablo Speed Shop. But, that fledgling venture only produced a couple of bodies, one of which was sold to Buzz Pitzen who built The World’s First Fiberglass T-Bucket Hot Rod. However, the [...]
I really had to stop and inspect further this immaculate 1927 T-Bucket roadster on display at the 2010 Buckethead Bash in Mountain Home, Arkansas.