T-Bucket Blog Archive

Maybe Santa Really Does Drive a T-Bucket

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 hot rod? ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Back on the Block at RM

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 ...
A different Kind of Bucket: Steve Scott’s

A different Kind of Bucket: Steve Scott’s

In 1965, Car Craft magazine unveiled the \"Uncertain T\" with unprecedented fanfare. How about a cutaway on the cover, a 3-page feature story, a- ...
Just Can’t Believe Jim Hoffman’s T

Just Can’t Believe Jim Hoffman’s T

Jim likes to refer to his T-Bucket as \"Ex Junk\", but I think Jim\'s definition of junk rests on a higher plain than my own. It\'s quite clear that ...
The Milk Truck Mystery

The Milk Truck Mystery

Aside from being an exceptional T-Bucket innovator and builder, Dan Woods deserves a special measure of respect for crediting a model car as the ...
Speedway Motors’ New Tribute T-Bucket:

Speedway Motors’ New Tribute T-Bucket:

First glances will quickly confirm that this T-Bucket kit is quite different from what has become the conventional T-Bucket style that is more ...
Happy Hot Rod Holiday Wishes from TBucketPlans.com

Happy Hot Rod Holiday Wishes from TBucketPlans.com

Don\'t forget that Chester Greenhalgh\'s eBooks make great Christmas Gifts for your hot rod buddies. Cheaper and easier to get than a gift card, and ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 3

You\'re not storing anything other than wiring and possibly some tools under the seat so it just isn\'t necessary to have a tall seat riser., ...
Every Kid’s Dream: The 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 ...
Who Built the First T-Bucket With Spindle Mount

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\'ve researched this subject over the years, bounced it off others, and now ...
Why I Like This Track Nose T-Bucket

Why I Like This Track Nose T-Bucket

This little red track nosed T-Bucket is a great example of liberal doses of creativity used instead of dollars. The nostalgic look starts at the ...
The Wintec Roadster, a “Bigger” T

The Wintec Roadster, a “Bigger” T

The new Wintec Roadster for the family man was introduced with a body that stretched 75 inches when measured from firewall to rear, compared to ...
2011 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals, Dayton, Ohio June

2011 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals, Dayton, Ohio June

Next summer\'s big T-Bucket event, June 23-25, 2011: the 13th Annual National T-Bucket Alliance (NTBA) T-Bucket Nationals in Dayton, Ohio has all ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 2

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 2

If you were going out for a night on the town you wouldn\'t be wearing your \"high water\" pants, would you? In T-Buckets, as with most everything ...
What great men who have gone before us have to

What great men who have gone before us have to

\"More so than any other form of street rod, the T-Bucket -- because fenders, hood panels, bumpers, and the like aren\'t in the way -- is perhaps ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

\"Trip ups\" are those mistakes, sometimes small -- sometimes significant, in judgement or in execution, that in my one man\'s opinion, result in a- ...
T-Bucket “Props” to Street Rodder

T-Bucket “Props” to Street Rodder

What caught my eye was Kirk Jones\' \'27 Nash sedan that had been miraculously cut down into a stunning single-seat modified roadster. Hey, that\'s ...
Keith Moon’s Real “Bucket T”

Keith Moon’s Real “Bucket T”

Only one member of any of the groups that recorded the tune, \"Bucket T\" could lay claim to owning a T-Bucket: the late Keith Moon, drummer for The ...
Chester’s T-Bucket Challenge: Let’s

Chester’s T-Bucket Challenge: Let’s

Here\'s a fun opportunity for you to get even greater satisfaction from your T-Bucket build -- whether you\'re finished or not. If you\'ve been ...
Those Crazy Kiwi T-Bucket Bodies

Those Crazy Kiwi T-Bucket Bodies

T-Buckets are possibly more popular in New Zealand than the U.S.A.? But, you get that nagging feeling that there\'s something different about those ...