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T-Bucket History, Tips, Tricks, Inspiration, Events, and Fun!

We’re true T-Bucket enthusiasts and have written over 300 fun, informative blog posts filled with inspirational T-Bucket photos. We continue to add new material all the time. Below is a sample of the latest, but you’ll enjoy finding your favorites in our Blog Archive.

Don Brusseau T-Bucket: 1949 to Today

Don Brusseau T-Bucket: 1949 to Today

In 1967, I was fascinated by the incredible detail of the Don Brusseau T-Bucket that appeared in two of the major magazines that year. I originally did this post in 2015 and the following year learned that this legendary T-Bucket was for sale after residing for a number of years in the Bill Rolland collection. ... Read more ...
Hot Rod Santa and His T-Bucket Sleigh

Hot Rod Santa and His T-Bucket Sleigh

On Christmas eve we’re happy to repost this popular T-Bucket Hot Rod Santa story from several years back. 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+ ... Read more ...
Drag-U-La and the Coffin Car Fascination

Drag-U-La and the Coffin Car Fascination

In 1966, I was fascinated by way-out show cars like Steve Scott’s “Uncertain-T”, so when the “Hot Rod Herman” episode of The Munsters appeared with Grandpa’s Drag-U-La, built to win back the family Munster Coach, I was glued to that blurry Black & White television! Just in case you’re too young to know or too ... Read more ...
Munsters Car, Dragula, and Casket Cars Galore Video

Munsters Car, Dragula, and Casket Cars Galore Video

It’s that time of year when interest peaks in the legendary Munsters car, Dragula. It’s also the time when hot rod builders start thinking about building their own version of a casket car on a T-Bucket chassis. We have a terrific movie at the end of this post that features scores of Dragula clones and ... Read more ...
Halloween Hot Rod, The Bumpkin Pumpkin T-Bucket, Rides Again

Halloween Hot Rod, The Bumpkin Pumpkin T-Bucket, Rides Again

If you've always wanted to be the star of the Halloween Parade, scare small children, incite chasing dogs and draw gape-mouthed stares at every car show and cruise ... ...
T-Bucket Car Show Gold You’re Missing Out On

T-Bucket Car Show Gold You’re Missing Out On

If you’re a T-Bucket owner, I’m going to tell you about the T-Bucket car show gold you’re missing out on. Unless you’ve already discovered it. This past weekend I went to our local car show, which is kind of a big deal for a small town. By that I mean some 900 cars lining the ... Read more ...
T-Bucket Nationals: Toolman’s T-Bucket

T-Bucket Nationals: Toolman’s T-Bucket

We just published a cool Hooked on T-Bucket Hot Rods Podcast interview with Tim Taylor about how his high miles T-Bucket came about, as well as his involvement in the early days of the NTBA. You can listen to it here at TBucketPodcast.com. To go along with that interview we’re also republishing this post from ... Read more ...
Happy Birthday Ed Iskenderian — 98 Years Young!

Happy Birthday Ed Iskenderian — 98 Years Young!

Ed Iskenderian's T roadster is one of the most famous hot rods ever built. Featured on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine in 1948 and turning 120 mph at El Mirage it also had custom features not found on any other T. ...


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