T-Bucket Blog Archive

My Sectioned T-Bucket Body, Why and How I Did It

My Sectioned T-Bucket Body, Why and How I Did It

I\'m inspired by three legendary T-Buckets of the 1960s. So, about 18 months ago I took a piece of chalk and marked off how I might go about ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 14

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 14

Follow along this week as Bob welds the bungs to the wishbones and shows how to built a neat fixture to construct your urethane bushing assembly. ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 13

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 13

In this installment, Bob Hamilton shows how to accurately make your own bungs for mounting wishbone radius rods ... ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 12

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 12

Follow along this week as Bob begins a multi-part session that will show you how to mount and build wishbone radius rods on your front axle ...
One Crazy T-Bucket

One Crazy T-Bucket

Unlike most T-Buckets this one features a long custom round tube frame and, of course, a very unusual body that has been radically cut down as well ...
T-Bucket Trike Strikes Again

T-Bucket Trike Strikes Again

Back in May of 2010 I did a post about a pretty sharp looking cross between a hot rod and a chopper just for the fun of it. I was blown away with ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 11

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 11

Want to know how to properly position and mount \"batwings\" or spring perch brackets on your front axle? This week, Bob Hamilton shows you an.. ...
Branch Richardson’s Out-of-the-Box T-Bucket

Branch Richardson’s Out-of-the-Box T-Bucket

Not wanting to build from scratch, but also wanting to get his hands dirty and really personalize his T-Bucket in a number of areas, Branch ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 10

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 10

\"After I played around with putting side mounts on the engine, I decided that the mounts looked too big and out of proportion. So as sometimes ...
Chester’s Traditional Flathead T-Bucket

Chester’s Traditional Flathead T-Bucket

\"Hi Chester - I think I owned your red T-Bucket back in 2004,\" was the message that produced a very pleasing discovery. ...
Our Top 10 T-Bucket Blog Posts of 2011

Our Top 10 T-Bucket Blog Posts of 2011

As we welcome in the New Year and thank you for your support and encouragement, let\'s take a look at what we believe were Our Top 10 T-Bucket Blog ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 9

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 9

Follow along this week as Bob Hamilton shows you how to mount a vintage Mustang steering box and construct the transmission crossmember. ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 8

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 8

This week, Bob Hamilton shows you an easy way to properly position the engine in a 1926 or 1927 T-Bucket hot rod roadster chassis. ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 7

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 7

Follow along this week as Bob Hamilton shows you how to build a rear panhard bar and mount rear shocks the right way. ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 6

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 6

Yes, Thanksgiving was over two weeks ago, but Bob Hamilton is still playing with wishbones. This time, though, he\'s showing how to build up the ...
What 78% of hot rodders want when holiday shopping

What 78% of hot rodders want when holiday shopping

This week, we completed our research into what\'s important to hot rodders shopping online for holiday gifts and guess what we found ... ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 5

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 5

Follow along this week as Bob Hamilton shows you how he constructs the front and rear crossmembers. ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 4

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 4

Take a fascinating journey as Bob Hamilton shows you how to build a frame that follows along with the body contours on a 1927 T roadster. I ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 3

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 3

Ever wondered how to install a floor in a fiberglass T-Bucket body? Follow along as Bob Hamilton shows you how to do it and offers some great tips ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 2

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 2

Get a quick course in fiberglass body repair in this week\'s installment as Bob Hamilton shows us how he builds a nice 1927 T roadster hot rod on a ...