T-Bucket Blog Archive

NTBA T-Bucket Nationals 2011 Dayton OH

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 the ...
T-Bucket Trip Up grille shell too high

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 else ...
Black Widow T-Bucket

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 the ...
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 ...
Street Rodder magazine January 2011

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 close ...
Keith Moon Mickey Bray 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 Greenhalgh Flathead T-Bucket

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 inspired ...
New Zealand T-Bucket 6

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 ...
Zack Rogers Youngster T-Bucket Frame Plans Rear Kick

Zack Rogers Builds a Youngster T-Bucket Frame

Zack had a plan of his own: to build a T-Bucket with his father. As Zack relates it, "my dad, Rodney (Pops) Rogers, has always wanted a T-Bucket. I ...
Blown Nitrous T-Bucket With Unique See-Thru Top

Blown T-Bucket With Nitrous and See-Thru Top

When a blown small block Chevy with dual quads just isn't quite enough for your T-Bucket, why not add some nitrous? And, mount the bottle above the ...
Scalloped T-Bucket with Trailer

Scalloped T-Bucket Roadster With Trailer

Quite contrary to others' opinions that they are look-alike kit cars, in reality no two T-Buckets are ever really the same. I don't know about you, ...
Vonei White T-Bucket

Officer Jim Sell Memorial T-Bucket

Vonei White's blown emerald green T-Bucket, features a memorial inscription to Officer Jim Sell of Gassville, AR, who lost his life in the line of ...
Dadz T-Bucket roadster with trailer

“Dadz” 23 T-Bucket Video

Here's a nice Spirit Industries T-Bucket from the Crazy T's of Northern Illinois car show. In case you might wonder how it can be identified as a ...
"Thumper" T-Bucket Video

The “Thumper” T-Bucket Videos

This flamed burgundy bucket went by the name "Thumper" and appears to be an older Total Performance build, easily recognizable by the rear coil ...
TPOA T-Bucket Raffle Poster

Tucson Police Officers Association (TPOA) T

The Tucson Police Officers Association (TPOA) is conducting a T-Bucket hot rod raffle, with tickets only $10 each and the drawing to be held May 7, ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket by Bob Johnston

Bob Johnston’s T-Bucket, Later to Become Ed “Big

The Tweedy Pie T-Bucket was built in the 1950s by Bob Johnston, gained its own recognition as a magazine cover car and then rocketed to T-Bucket ...
Speedway Tribute T-Bucket Kit

The New Speedway “Tribute” T-Bucket

This new T-Bucket Kit has a 5 inch dropped I-beam axle and split wishbones, which is totally different from any T-Bucket kit that's been offered ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set Dodge T-Bucket

Joe Pirronello and “The Lively Set”

From the Maltese Cross accents on the top and interior rugs to the innovative front spring perch and the super-swoopy custom air scoop covering the 6 ...
Speedway T-Bucket

New Speedway Motors T-Bucket Assembly Video

Just ran across a newly produced video by Speedway Motors on their T-buckets. With the acquisition of Total Performance they're likely to give more ...
Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket

Not since the 60s and 70s have I seen a T-Bucket with as much chrome as this one. From the quarter elliptic spring front and rear suspension to the ...