T-Bucket Blog Archive

T-Bucket Nationals 2014 Report

T-Bucket Nationals 2014 Report

The T-Bucket Nationals 2014 in scenic Mountain Home, Arkansas just wrapped up this evening with a terrific car show on the grounds of Arkansas State ...
Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Snoopy

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Snoopy

Not only am I a T-Bucket lover, but also a Y-Block Ford lover! So, the June, 1963 cover of “Rodding & Restyling” magazine featured ...
Detroit Speedcraft’s Super-Performance T

Detroit Speedcraft’s Super-Performance T

With a title like that, it helps to start things off with some substantiation, so take a quick look at this 35 second video and then we’ll ...
Track Roadster by CCR Continues Tradition of

Track Roadster by CCR Continues Tradition of

The new Slicktrack Track Roadster from California Custom Roadsters (CCR) continues a 40 year tradition of designing and building beautiful T-Bucket ...
Ed Roth’s Outlaw/Excalibur/Excaliber

Ed Roth’s Outlaw/Excalibur/Excaliber

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,), ...
Build a Budget T-Bucket With Chester Greenhalgh

Build a Budget T-Bucket With Chester Greenhalgh

Dale Setford of Delmar, New York, decided to build a budget T-Bucket years ago following the detailed plans laid out in Chester Greenhalgh’s & ...
“How to Build a T-Bucket”: Chester

“How to Build a T-Bucket”: Chester

Many people wonder what drove Chester Greenhalgh to so meticulously document every step about how to build a T-Bucket from scratch. Most are amazed ...
Learn How to Build a Custom Car or Truck With

Learn How to Build a Custom Car or Truck With

Today, you can still build a custom car or truck on a budget. It may not be a Ridler contender, but it sure will turn heads and give you tons of ...
Grand National Roadster Show Pomona 2014 –

Grand National Roadster Show Pomona 2014 –

If you didn’t get enough of the Grand National Roadster Show Pomona 2014 in Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3, then here’s some bonus T-Bucket ...
Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T

Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T

I had a unique opportunity to attend the Grand National Roadster Show 2014. Having been in Southern California on business meetings all week and my ...
America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014:

America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014:

Here are the T-Bucket contenders for America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014 at the Pomona Grand National Roadster Show. As I noted in the ...
Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T

Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T

After checking out the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster T-Bucket contenders, I continued my journey through the various buildings that house ...
T-Bucket Kits by Bird Still Out There —

T-Bucket Kits by Bird Still Out There —

Bird T-Bucket kits were the rage in the late 1960s up through the mid-1970s. Produced by Bird Engineering, also known as Bird Automotive in, ...
Wager a Penny, Win a T-Bucket at Casino Royale

Wager a Penny, Win a T-Bucket at Casino Royale

Casino Royale Las Vegas is now known for more than low table minimums, $1.99 footlong hot dogs and $1 Michelob Lights. If it’s your lucky day, ...
T-Bucket & Model A HotRod Mod’s DVD Set

T-Bucket & Model A HotRod Mod’s DVD Set

The response to our StreetRod 101 hot rod “how to” DVDs featuring Bob Hamilton has been so terrific that we are proud to introduce the ...
T-Buckets a Pair – But Different Suits

T-Buckets a Pair – But Different Suits

I get excited whenever T-Buckets are feature cars in one of the major hot rod magazines. The reason being that there have been periods when T ...
Mustang II Front Suspension and the T-Bucket

Mustang II Front Suspension and the T-Bucket

The Mustang II Front Suspension is often overlooked as a T-Bucket component, but under the right circumstances and when done correctly can offer ...
Counting Cars Features Double Trouble T: Four

Counting Cars Features Double Trouble T: Four

So, what drives a transplanted New Zealand hot rodder to take on scratch building a 1927 T roadster with not one, but two, all aluminum Ford 4.6L ...
T-Bucket Kit Car: HOT ROD Builds Speedway’

T-Bucket Kit Car: HOT ROD Builds Speedway’

T-Bucket kit car isn’t one of my favorite terms. Too often, it’s used dismissively by those who don’t know what really goes into ...
T-Bucket Hot Rods Gain More Media Attention

T-Bucket Hot Rods Gain More Media Attention

T-Bucket hot rods continued their resurgence of popularity in the magazine world with Daniel Sieber’s low-slung, Lime Time Green T-Bucket ...