T-Bucket Blog Archive

Joe Pirronello Lively Set T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

The “Lively Set” T-Bucket Sold for a

A couple months ago, I blogged about how Joe Pirronello's "Lively Set" T-Bucket had been restored and was for sale -- for $150k. Well, it just ...
Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadsters of Scotty Ellis and Pip Biddlecombe

The Two “Low Blow” T-Buckets

As noted in an earlier post, I first became fascinated with Pip Biddlecombe's "Low Blow" T-Bucket Roadster when surfing the web a few years ago. ...
Scott Ellis Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod

Scott Ellis’ Original Low Blow T-Bucket

After becoming enamored with Pip Biddlecomb's "Low Blow" T-Bucket, I subsequently learned that Pip's bucket was undoubtedly inspired by one built a ...
Twin Engine T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster For Sale

Tasty Twin Engine T-Bucket That’s For Sale

If you're a regular follower of our blog here at TBucketPlans.com, you know that I don't normally post or Tweet about T-Buckets for sale on eBay or ...
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 ...
Mark Skipper T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Is This the “Perfect” T-Bucket?

A few years ago, while pouring over posts on the H.A.M.B., I was fascinated by some photos of what appeared to me to be the most "perfect" T-Bucket I ...
Sun Ts T-Bucket Roadster

A Great Stretched Body T-Bucket Roadster

There appears to be no end in sight for this lousy midwestern winter weather and because of that my mind keeps wandering back to my enjoyable spring ...
T-Bucket Santa Hot Rod

Maybe Santa Really Does Drive a T-Bucket

Otherwise, why are there so many images of Santa in Model T-like conveyances from the purely traditional to the more modern T-Bucket. Following ...
Ed Big Daddy Roth Tweedy Pie T-Bucket

Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Back on the Block at RM

With a $200k high bid not meeting reserve at the Mecum 2010 Monterey Auction, the legendary Tweedy Pie T-Bucket made famous by Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and ...
Jim Hoffman T-Bucket Ex-Junk

Just Can’t Believe Jim Hoffman’s T

After a lousy midwestern winter weekend with blizzard conditions, my mind drifted back to my great spring visit to the Sun T’s of Central Florida show ...
Paul Johnson Pie Wagon C-Cab T

The Milk Truck Mystery

As observed by Pat Ganahl in his book, "American Custom Car", Dan Woods' famous Model T C-Cab known as the "Milk Truck" heralded an era of "Silly Show ...
Tribute T Bucket Speedway Motors

Speedway Motors’ New Tribute T-Bucket:

If you enjoyed yesterday's post on Dan Holck's low down T-Bucket, you're going to love this. It makes perfect sense that "America's Oldest Speed Shop" ...
Happy T-Bucket Hot Rod Holiday Wishes

Happy Hot Rod Holiday Wishes from TBucketPlans.com

Chester Greenhalgh, author of "How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000" sends Seasons Greetings to hot rodders, rat rodders and T-Bucketeers ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

When we started our T-Bucket Trip Ups series, the intention was to make you aware of things you may want to avoid doing in your T-Bucket build if you ...
Red Baron T-Bucket

Every Kid’s Dream: The Red Baron T-Bucket

A lot has been written over the years about the Red Baron T-Bucket, and some recent developments have brought about some interesting new information ...
first T-Bucket spindle mount wire wheels

Who Built the First T-Bucket With Spindle Mount

By the 1970s Fad-T era, front wire wheels were the norm for T-Buckets. I'm not talking Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels, but the skinny spindle mount 16 inch ...
Track Nose T-Bucket

Why I Like This Track Nose T-Bucket

It's probably no secret that I'm a fan of T-Buckets that are built on a budget. The reason why is that when liberal doses of creativity are used ...
Wintec Roadster T-Bucket Hot Rod

The Wintec Roadster, a “Bigger” T

The name Wintec Fabrication is relatively new on the T-Bucket kits and components scene, but it came to the market with almost two decades of T-Bucket ...
NTBA T-Bucket Nationals 2011 Dayton OH

2011 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals, Dayton, Ohio June

Mark your calendar for next summer's big T-Bucket event, June 23-25, 2011: the 13th Annual National T-Bucket Alliance (NTBA) T-Bucket Nationals in ...
T-Bucket Trip Up grille shell too high

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 2

This is a nice looking T-Bucket, but what pops out at you? The grille shell, right? That giant looking grille shell. But, that's not camera ...