T-Bucket Blog Archive

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

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

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 ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 13

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

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

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 T’s& ...
Is this the hot rod Human Centipede?

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 ...
The Bird T-Bucket Kit Plans

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 ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 10

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 10

As president of the National T-Bucket Alliance, it’s only fitting that Bill “Weelstang” Darr had one of the more distinctive T ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 9

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 9

Ben Griffin’s beautiful, blue ’27 T roadster is all Ford and a study in what a clean hot rod should look like. Of course, the ’-&# ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 8

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 8

Todd Mullins drove all the way from Bartlett, TN to Dayton, OH for the 2011 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals in his more-fun-to-the-mile T-Bucket known as ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 7

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 7

This black T-Bucket with tasteful white pinstripes, white interior, wide whites and classic Ford hubcaps captures a great, nostalgic look for ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 6

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 6

I remember seeing this Texas T at the first NTBA (then National T-Bucket Association) Nationals I attended in Hannibal, MO back in 2001. Tim Taylor ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 5

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 5

If you’re a fan of the 1926/27 style T-Bucket, and you like traditional looks and dig track roadsters, then you just gotta’ love Stumpy ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 4

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 4

When I first spotted Richard Hebert’s T-Bucket at the 2011 NTBA Nationals, I was struck by its unique low-slung appearance but had a nagging ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 3

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 3

I must apologize for my lapse in 2011 T-Bucket Nationals reports — just too many things going on this summer to keep up with blog posts. I& ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 2

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 2

I just had to stop and admire the work of Mike Reynolds of Lexington, Kentucky: not because I\'m a U.K. alumnus but because I was crazy about all ...
2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 1

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 1

I took over 300 photos and 11 short videos, which I will start posting here in a new multi-part report. I\'m starting with one of my favorites ... ...