Five years ago I did a short piece on how a T-Bucket became the foundation for “Big Daddy” Don Garlits first dragster and his eventual drag racing success, winning 17 World Championships, and 144 national events. This past weekend, I attended the 62nd Annual World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova International Raceway, 150 miles… [Read More]
Not only do I think I know a great looking T roadster pickup when I see one, but I also appreciate great photography and a good story. I first saw this cool roadster pickup on the Royboy Productions website, which in itself is pretty cool. Travis at Royboy is an accomplished photographer whose hot rod… [Read More]
Hot Rod Santa faced global population explosion and the escalating costs of reindeer food so he turned to Chester Greenhalgh-like T-Bucket hot rod ingenuity for a better way to serve his billions of little customers. This 400+ horse open sleigh was built by Russian artisans using only the highest quality Canadian Maple for the body…. [Read More]
Not too long ago, we posted a story about an electric T-Bucket golf cart, which garnered quite a bit of attention although the cart itself was a bit on the unusual looking side. However, when I spied this mini T-Bucket for sale on CraigsList I was impressed. Finally, somebody has succeeded in achieving “the look”… [Read More]
Scott Zimmerman has a lifelong passion for the hot rod and custom car scene and fortunately his wife, Debbie, shares that interest. So it wasn’t too surprising that even before their daughter, Ashley, was born they built her a stroller in the image of a 1937 Ford Boyd Coddington Smoothster. That way, they could continue… [Read More]
So, what drives a transplanted New Zealand hot rodder to take on scratch building a 1927 T roadster with not one, but two, all aluminum Ford 4.6L DOHC modular V8’s?