T-Bucket Blog Archive

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 Richardson ...

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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 rear ...

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

Follow along this week as Bob Hamilton shows you how he constructs the front and rear crossmembers. ...

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 guarantee ...

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 ...
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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 ...
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1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 1

We begin a new series where we follow along as Bob Hamilton builds a 1927 T roadster for his personal knocking around pleasure. This is our first ...

Bob Hamilton’s Oakland Roadster Show

Starting in his small home garage, Bob Hamilton built a fiberglass-bodied 1927 Ford Track T roadster that won its class in 1989 at the Grand National ...

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 13

Quick now, what looks different about this T-Bucket? If you’re focused on what’s behind the body you’re on the right track. While ...

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 12

So, should you call Ernie Hummel’s slant six powered Dodge roadster a D-Bucket? In my mind, it’s still a T-Bucket, but in a very unique ...

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 11

Seeing Fred Cossell’s dramatically panel painted T-Bucket is like going back in time to a major car show of the 70s when “Fad ...

Is this the hot rod Human Centipede?

I was surfing eBay T-Buckets when I ran across this strange conglomeration identified as a “1927 T-Bucket Lincoln“. The Human Centipede is ...
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The Bird T-Bucket Kit Plans

Back in the 60s every red-blooded American boy had three things on his mind: girls, sports and hot rods! To feed that insatiable interest, along came ...