T-Bucket Blog Archive

Black Widow T-Bucket

What great men who have gone before us have to

While I'm not reluctant to put forth my belief that T-Buckets are the "real" hot rods, it's helpful for visitors here at TBucketPlans.com to know that ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups Vol. 1

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

T-Bucket "trip ups" are those mistakes, sometimes small -- sometimes significant, in judgement or in execution, that in my one man's opinion, result ...
Street Rodder magazine January 2011

T-Bucket “Props” to Street Rodder

Having recently let my subscription expire, because I defiantly ignore the scores of renewal notices I get from magazines in hopes they'll someday ...
Keith Moon Mickey Bray Bucket T

Keith Moon’s Real “Bucket T”

Found her in a barn in Tennessee I paid five bucks for my Bucket T Took me three years of sweat and blood To clean off all that Tennessee mud OK, 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. Thousands of copies have ...
New Zealand T-Bucket 6

Those Crazy Kiwi T-Bucket Bodies

Who would have thought that T-Bucket hot rods would be possibly more popular in New Zealand than in the U.S.A.? With a population of 4.3 million ...
Zack Rogers Youngster T-Bucket Frame Plans Rear Kick

Zack Rogers Builds a Youngster T-Bucket Frame

According to Zack Rogers, he was "searching the internet for T-Bucket frame plans, and stumbled across the Youngster Free T-Bucket Frame Plans. After ...
Blown Nitrous T-Bucket With Unique See-Thru Top

Blown T-Bucket With Nitrous and See-Thru Top

If you're a really crazy T-Bucket guy like Warren McDonald, then a blown small block Chevy with dual quads just isn't quite enough -- so, why not add ...
Scalloped T-Bucket with Trailer

Scalloped T-Bucket Roadster With Trailer

Yes, it's another T-Bucket from the Crazy T's of Northern Illinois 2009 outing at the Volo Auto Museum. This is Ross Patterson's small block Chevy ...
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

I recently ran across some more T-Bucket videos that I believe I took at the 2009 Crazy T's of Northern Illinois Car Show (and if I'm wrong, please ...
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

A few months ago, I posted a brief tribute slide show to the Tweedy Pie T-Bucket, which was built in the 1950s by Bob Johnston, gained its own ...
Speedway Tribute T-Bucket Kit

The New Speedway “Tribute” T-Bucket

While flipping through the latest issue of Rod & Custom, my eyes were drawn to a very sharp looking low-to-the-ground T-Bucket that was pictured in ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set Dodge T-Bucket

Joe Pirronello and “The Lively Set”

"One of the kookiest kooky kars in Southern Cal." is how Hot Rod Magazine described Joe Pirronello's '23 Dodge T-Bucket in their December, 1963 issue. ...
Speedway T-Bucket

New Speedway Motors T-Bucket Assembly Video

Not too long ago I ran across a newly produced video by Speedway Motors on their T-buckets. With the acquisition of Total Performance they're likely ...
Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket

If you can ignore the stuffed animals, you'll see a very unique T-Bucket by today's standards. Not since the 60s and 70s have I seen a T-Bucket with ...
T-Bucket video

“Skull-Bucket” ’23 T

From the skull graphics on the door of this emerald green T-Bucket roadster, to the radiator cap and front license plate, and all the way to the ...
Happy T-Bucket Thanksgiving Wishes from TBucketPlans.com

Happy T-Bucket Thanksgiving Wishes

At this time of year, there's only one thing on Chester Greenhalgh's mind -- and it ain't T-Bucket hot rods. When we stop and give thanks, Chester and ...