T-Bucket Blog Archive

T-Bucket “Shop Stop”: Wintec

Our earlier post on the Wintec Roadster, the T-Bucket for family and big guys, drew a lot of interest. So, we decided to make a "shop stop" at ...

T-Bucket “Hot Rod in a Box” at 2011

Yes, that's the famous TV Monkeemobile in the background of this photo taken before the Detroit Autorama doors opened. Once the crowds entered ...
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Hey T-Bucket Fans, Come Join Us on Facebook

With more than 70% of the U.S. online population visiting Facebook every day, we felt that the time was right to get our T-Bucket feet wet. We ...
How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under 3000 Free Chapter

Here’s Your T-Bucket Building FREE Chapter!

Everybody loves a freebie! We're happy to give you this complete 17-page FREE Chapter from "How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under ". ...
NEHR Speedcraft T-Bucket Hot Rod in a Box kit

NEHR Speedcraft’s T-Bucket “Hot Rod

As noted in Part 1, NEHR's "Hot Rod in a Box" T-Bucket kit is designed to be a well-engineered package that offers ease of assembly for the home ...
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Thank You, Loyal T-Bucket Hot Rod Fans for

This website is devoted exclusively to T-Bucket hot rods and takes many hours of work to make it fresh and informative in order to keep T-Bucket ...
NEHR T-Bucket Hot Rod in a Box

NEHR Speedcraft’s T-Bucket “Hot Rod

Ever get the feeling that the vast majority of T-Bucket hot rods are the result of seat-of-the-pants, trial and error, "good enough" so-called ...
Happy T-Bucket Hot Rod Valentines Day

Happy Hot Rod Valentine’s Day

Chocolates or chrome? Dinner or a driveshaft? Flowers or a flathead? Decisions are tough this time of year, so Chester and John send ... ...
GlassHorse C-Cab T-Bucket for sale

Ever see a “Pro Street” C-Cab T

I don't normally blog about T-Buckets that are for sale unless I find them particularly interesting either from a historical point of view or ...
T-Bucket Buyer Beware

T-Bucket Buyer Beware!

Thanks to the Internet, if you're looking for a T-Bucket for sale, it couldn't be easier. Depending on how far you're willing to go for your ...
Tucson Police Officers Association (TPOA) T-Bucket Raffle

The Tucson T-Bucket Raffle, Part 2

Talk about a great looking raffle prize! Check out this T-Bucket built for the Tucson Police Officers Association Foundation by Hot Rods in the ...
Chuck Miller Styline Customs

“Styline Customs Chuck Miller” Book

You’ll learn how Chuck built his first T-Bucket, drove it all Summer and on the day after Thanksgiving applied his creative talents to convert it in ...
Mike Kent T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

What Do You Know About Mike’s Unrestored

I enjoyed looking at this handsome T-Bucket in the video and something kept nagging at me that it looked vaguely familiar. A few days later, I ...
Baron and Tucker Hot Rods T-Bucket Kit

Baron and Tucker Hot Rods’ New T-Bucket Kits

I was unfamiliar with this new name in the world of T-Bucket kit building and decided that when the opportunity presented itself I would try to ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Ed Roth

Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Sells for About Half What it

This historic T-Bucket was originally sold by it's builder, Bob Johnston, to Ed "Big Daddy" Roth for $1150. By early 2007, when stupid money was ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

The “Lively Set” T-Bucket Sold for a

This T-Bucket with history just sold at the RM Auctions January, 2011 Arizona event for just slightly more than a quarter of its asking price 60 ...
Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadsters of Scotty Ellis and Pip Biddlecombe

The Two “Low Blow” T-Buckets

Little did Scott Ellis know when he started laying out the original Low Blow T-Bucket on his Fresno garage floor in the 1970s that a decade later ...
Scott Ellis Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod

Scott Ellis’ Original Low Blow T-Bucket

The late 1970s was a strange era in hot rod history. With its blown hemi, wild flames and mean and low stance, Scott Ellis' T-Bucket stood out like ...
Twin Engine T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster For Sale

Tasty Twin Engine T-Bucket That’s For Sale

This T-Bucket was built to be street driven and also has all the nicely finished details to make it a show winner. The fact that it's built to ...
Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T-Bucket

Pip Biddlecombe’s “Low Blow” T

A few years ago, while surfing the web, some photos of a super-low supercharged T-Bucket really caught my eye. Then, I was shocked to notice the ...