T-Bucket Blog Archive

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 lucky ...
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 to ...

StreetRod 101 DVD Library Winners

A big ‘thank you’ to everyone who entered our StreetRod 101 DVD Library Giveaway last month and congratulations to the four lucky winners: ...
Mini T-Bucket winner Keith Longpre

Mini T Bucket Body Giveaway Winner: Keith Longpre!

We are happy to announce that the winner of our Mini T Bucket Body Package Giveaway is Keith Longpre! Keith is 39 years old, from Lincoln, Rhode ...
1915 T-Bucket body Don Oaks

1915 T-Bucket Body: The One We Know Today and

It goes without saying I love T-Buckets, but I’m especially fond of what’s known as the 1915 T-Bucket body. For good reasons, which ...
Mini T Bucket Build Larry Matlock

Mini T Bucket Build by Larry Matlock With 883

For his Mini T Bucket build, Larry Matlock of Durham, NC came at it with many years of experience. As a long-time car guy, Larry’s interests and ...
electric T-Bucket golf cart

This T-Bucket Electric Golf Cart is the Real Deal

Not too long ago, we posted a story about an electric T-Bucket golf cart, which garnered quite a bit of attention although the cart itself was a bit ...
Ashley Designs Mini T-Bucke

The family that plays together with a T-Bucket,

Scott Zimmerman has a lifelong passion for the hot rod and custom car scene and fortunately his wife, Debbie, shares that interest. So it wasn’t ...

Mini T-Bucket Giveaway

We’re giving away a Mini T-Bucket Fiberglass Body Package to a lucky TBucketPlans.com visitor. It could be you! Made by the good folks at Spirit ...
Electric T-Bucket Golf Cart

A T-Bucket Golf Cart?

It’s described as a “custom 1923 T-Bucket electric golf cart”, but it doesn’t have anyplace to put your clubs. But it does ...
Happy Labor Day T-Bucket fans!

Happy Labor Day from TBucketPlans.com!

Summer flies by and as we enter Labor Day weekend it’s a good time to check on what’s going on with your own T-Bucket project. It’s ...
StreetRod 101 MidSummerSale

Big StreetRod 101 Ten-Day MidSummer Sale

It’s a great Summer for cruising, car shows, collecting parts, planning projects and puttering in the garage! We’d like to make it even ...
T-Bucket Nationals 2014

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 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 an ...
Detroit Speedcraft Super-Performance T-Bucket

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 tell ...