T-Bucket Blog Archive

1927 T-Bucket front crossmember

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 5, T Bucket

Welcome to the fifth installment in our series documenting how Bob Hamilton, the star of the informative StreetRod 101 DVD Library, builds a 1927 T ...
Lee Neiman Captain Nemo Supercharged T Bucket

Lee Neiman’s Supercharged T Bucket Reappears

Recently on Twitter I saw a cool 1970s era supercharged T Bucket for sale that caught my attention. (Which reminds me: if you’re on Twitter ...
1927 T Bucket frame

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 4, Tapered

Follow along in this installment as Bob Hamilton shows you how to build a tapered 1927 T Bucket frame that follows the ’27 T’s body ...
1927 fiberglass t bucket floor installation

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 3, T Bucket

Today’s installment shows how to install a 1927 T Bucket floor in a fiberglass roadster body. You can use this same information to also ...
1927 T-Bucket body

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 2

In this installment in our series Bob Hamilton shows how to repair fiberglass on the 1927 T Bucket body to replace a panel that had been previously ...
Cotton Werksman T-Bucket

Cotton Werksman Reunited With His Legendary &

Cotton Werksman has achieved a lot in the hot rod world. Being one of the original founders of the National Street Rod Association is but one of ...
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1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 1

If you’ve read our story about Bob Hamilton’s Oakland Roadster Show winning Track T you’ve seen that Bob can build a great looking ...
1927 Track T roadster Bob Hamilton

1927 Track T Roadster: Bob Hamilton’s

This 1927 Track T Roadster was built by Bob Hamilton in his home garage but went on to win 1st place in its class in 1989 at the famed Grand ...
StreetRod Plans Stretched T Bucket Body Tub-T Phaeton T-Bucket touring car

Stretched T Bucket Body: How To Do It Yourself

It seems like a growing number of you are looking for a stretched T Bucket body for more room, whether it be to take the family or more than one ...
Hemi T-Bucket

Scott Ellis’ Hemi T Bucket “Low&#

A few years ago, I posted a story about an awesome Hemi T Bucket I had long admired and sometime afterwards was pleasantly surprised to hear from ...
Royboy Productions Adam Emery 1926 T Roadster Pickup

“Built, Not Bought” Adam’s &

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 ...
1971 Street Rod Nationals Leg Show T-Bucket

Danny Eichstedt’s “Leg Show” T

The 1971 Street Rod Nationals in Memphis, Tennessee followed the success of the inaugural event the year before. That experiment at bringing ...
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Twitter Hot Rod Tweets: 3 Really Good Reasons to

Twitter hot rod tweets are growing like crazy! As you may know, the social media site/app Twitter has 284 million monthly active users and 500 ...
Bird T Bucket Kit

Bird T Bucket Kit: What an Assembled One Looks

A Bird T Bucket kit inspired legions of teenage hot-rodders-to-be in the 1960s and 1970s. The advertised prices were eye-popping and even a $1.25 an ...
Build a Street Rod DVDs

How to Build a Hot Rod DVD: The Perfect Gift

A how to build a hot rod DVD makes the ideal holiday gift. It’s the perfect time of year to kick back and view something inspiring and ...
Hot Rod Holiday C-Cab T-Bucket

Hot Rod Holiday Gift from TBucketPlans.com

Your Happy Hot Rod Holiday Exclusive Gift from TBucketPlans.com This holiday season we want to show just how much we appreciate the support and ...
Linda Vaughn Hurst T-Bucket

Linda Vaughn Hurst T-Bucket Built by Richard

Linda Vaughn, Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, captured the attention of most male hot rod, drag racing and other motorsports fans in the 1960s and 70s, ...
How to Build a T Bucket Hot Rod Roadster for Under $3000

Congratulations to eBook Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our Hot Rod How-To eBook Library Giveaway: James Butsch, Rusty Jones, Larry Spence, and Ernest Valenzuela. The ...
Dan Eichstedt Leg Show T-Bucket Rod Custom January 1971

Leg Show T-Bucket and Danny Eichstedt Blow

Hot rod builder/editor/author/archeologist Pat Ganahl called it the best rod magazine cover ever produced: the eye-grabbing January, 1971 Rod & ...
Build a Hot Rod eBooks

Chester Greenhalgh’s Hot Rod “How&#

If you’re already one of the thousands of fans of Chester’s clever techniques for building a hot rod on a budget, there’s no need ...