T-Bucket Blog Archive

Red T Bucket Roadster Dan Clare

Resplendent Red T Bucket by Dan Clare

One particular red T Bucket roadster stopped me in my tracks at the 2014 T-Bucket Nationals in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and I don't think you'll have ...
T Bucket Engine Positioning

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 8, T Bucket

Ever see a T-Bucket that just doesn't look right? Chances are the T Bucket engine positioning is incorrect. You don't want to have too much firewall ...
Dave Hiebert Home Built T Bucket

Dave Hiebert’s Home Built T Bucket

I love to receive emails like this one: Hi John, Bought your book a couple of years ago and although I did not follow it to the letter, I did find ...
T-Bucket panhard bar

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 7, T-Bucket

A T-Bucket panhard bar is necessary on rear coil spring suspension and also provides greater stability when using a traditional transverse leaf ...
T Bucket rear suspension

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 6, T Bucket

Bob Hamilton, creator of the StreetRod 101 DVD Library builds up the T Bucket rear suspension in this latest installment in our 1927 T Bucket Roadster ...
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 and you ...
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 contours. How to ...
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 install a T ...
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 ...
1927 T Bucket project 1

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 T Bucket ...
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 National ...
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 its ...
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

Leg Show at the September, 1970 Visalia Roadster Roundup: Photo by Sherm Porter The 1971 Street Rod Nationals in Memphis, Tennessee followed the ...
twitter hot rod tweet

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 million ...
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 instructional. ...