Is this the hot rod Human Centipede?

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T-Bucket fanatic since 1957 when my 8 year old eyes became glued to a full page LIFE magazine photo of Norm Grabowski in the wildest hot rod I had ever seen! I later discovered the fascinating T-Buckets of TV Tommy Ivo, Marty Hollmann, Bob Johnston and Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s T-Bucket inspired Outlaw. I was hooked for life on T-Bucket hot rods!

TBucketPlans.com originated in 2005 as a personal blog extolling the virtues of T-Buckets. In 2009 I blogged about Chester Greenhalgh, the "how to" genius who wrote the legendary, out-of-print “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000”. That led to a friendship with Chester and our partnership in marketing the updated eBook version of his T-Bucket building bible. The T-Bucket fire burns stronger and stronger.
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I was surfing eBay T-Buckets when I ran across this strange conglomeration identified as a “1927 T-Bucket Lincoln“. The Human Centipede is a notorious 2010 anatomical-nightmare horror movie about a psychotic surgeon who surgically attaches people to form the title “creature”. In this case, a 1927 T roadster body has been grafted onto a modern … Read more

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

You’re not storing anything other than wiring and possibly some tools under the seat so it just isn’t necessary to have a tall seat riser. Besides, you don’t want to have your passenger …

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 2

T-Bucket Trip Up grille shell too high

If you were going out for a night on the town you wouldn’t be wearing your “high water” pants, would you? In T-Buckets, as with most everything else we look at, it’s size and proportion …

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

T-Bucket Trip Ups Vol. 1

“Trip ups” are those mistakes, sometimes small — sometimes significant, in judgement or in execution, that in my one man’s opinion, result in a T-Bucket that’s either less than perfect, uninspiring or downright hideous looking. Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of T-Buckets and have made mental note of the many trip ups that …