Ed Roth’s Outlaw/Excalibur/Excaliber

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Note: To honor the memory of the late Ed Roth, I am reposting (with a new image gallery) this brief tribute from 2010. Nine years ago (April 4, 2001), we lost Ed “Big Daddy” Roth. I felt fortunate that two months prior I had a chance to say hi to Ed and get him to… [Read More]

Fiberglass T Bucket Body History

Fiberglass T Bucket Body Curt Hamilton Cal Automotive

We take the fiberglass T-Bucket body for granted. It seems like they’ve always been around, in abundance and economically priced: the ideal starting point for an exciting, budget hot rod.

T-Bucket History: Marty Hollmann’s Hugely Influential T-Bucket

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I first saw Marty’s T-bucket on the cover of January 1961 Car Craft and was fascinated. I didn’t understand the beauty of symmetry, but I loved this T-bucket.

Chester Greenhalgh Applies Hot Rod Ingenuity to New eBook, “Projects With Lawn Mower Engines”

Projects With Lawn Mower Engines new eBook

Projects With Lawn Mower Engines will make you an overnight small engine expert and Chester shows you how to apply hot rod creativity not only to your lawn mower, but also cool projects with lawn mower engines for boating, air compressors, minibikes/choppers and more.

What “How to Build a T-Bucket …” Purchasers Have to Say

T-Bucket Reviewer Comments

Just what do purchasers of Chester Greenhalgh’s legendary “How to Build a T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster for Under $3000″ book have to say about it? Here are just a few comments and we hope to add yours, too:

Anybody who wants to build, buy, or dream of a T-Bucket should have this book. It is by far the best printed word on our drivers and dreams.
Just bought Chester’s “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster” book. Cool stuff – I might even build a T-bucket just to do it.
The thing I liked about this book is, it covers every freaking thing it takes to build a T.

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 …