T-Bucket Blog Archive

This Nice Blue T-Bucket Was For Sale

This Nice Blue T-Bucket Was For Sale

With tunnel ram small block Chevy power and beautifully chromed front suspension, this beautiful blue Total Performance T-Bucket was for sale. ...
Blown, White Total Performance T-Bucket Video

Blown, White Total Performance T-Bucket Video

From the impressive blown small block Chevy to the tasteful chrome suspension parts and unique rectangular headlights, this T-Bucket is a visual ...
Green T-Bucket With Quarter Elliptics Video

Green T-Bucket With Quarter Elliptics Videos

You don't see many T-Buckets with quarter elliptic rear springs like this one has, along with some other rather unique features, along with an ...

Happy Hot Rod Halloween!

We hope you enjoy this Halloween video from Chester Greenhalgh and John at TBucketPlans.com. Chester really doesn't scream like a little girl, ...
Supercharged, Red T-Bucket Video

Supercharged, Red T-Bucket Video

As promised in my earlier post about the Crazy T’s of Northern Illinois 2009 Car Show, this is the first in what will be a series of video ...
black primered, bobtail T-bucket with piecrust slicks

Crazy T’s of Northern Illinois 2009 Car Show

In August, 2009, I attended the Second Annual Crazy T’s of Northern Illinois Car Show benefitting Mooseheart Child City & School. The show ...
American Legion Riders T-Bucket Raffle

T-Bucket Raffle: American Legion Riders, Post,

I don’t know about you, but I won’t pass up the opportunity to win a complete, running, cool-looking, titled T-Bucket for a mere ...
Linda McDonald's low-slung orange T-bucket roadster with independent rear suspension and custom windshield posts.

Crazy T’s of Northern Illinois July, 2009

The Crazy-T’s of Northern Illinois T-Bucket car club held their July, 2009 meeting at the Volo Auto Museum in Volo, IL on a beautiful summer ...
Scott Linder's Krylon Special 1918 Dodge roadster T-Bucket

“Top 3” T-Buckets from Hunnert Car

My picks for the "Top 3" T-Buckets from past Hunnert Car Pileups. All have the 1960's T-Bucket look and one is a real survivor with extensive ...
The Tarantulas T-Bucket instrumental

The Tarantulas’ T-Bucket Instrumental

If T-Buckets weren’t so doggone popular, nobody would be inspired to write cool tunes about them. When’s the last time you tapped your ...
Cal Automotive fiberglass T-Buckets and other Hot Rod bodies

Cal Automotive: Fiberglass T-Bucket Body,

It starts with an institutional food service size mayonnaise jar. As you may have noticed in the Custom Associates ad in Part 1 of the Cal ...
Baron & Tucker Hot Rods T-Bucket 23'T'

T-Bucket Déjà Vu All Over Again

It was baseball great Yogi Berra who coined the expression, “It’s déjà vu all over again”. I found myself uttering this famous ...

Happy Birthday, Model T Ford: Born October 1, 1908

There would be no T-Buckets today if it were not for this momentous day 102 years ago. October 1, 1908 is marked as the birthday of perhaps the ...
Cal Automotive fiberglass T Bucket body

Cal Automotive: Fiberglass T-Bucket Body,

We know from The Real History of the Fiberglass T-Bucket Body that ‘glass Model T bodies were first introduced in 1957 by the Diablo Speed. ...
Mark Niver T-Bucket

Mark Niver: He Crossed His Last Finish Line a

Originally published Sept. 6, 2010 Almost two months ago, I read the headlines about a Top Alcohol drag racer who lost his life in a tragic accident ...
El Segundo T-Bucket

“Top 3” T-Buckets from El Segundo

Just happened to be in Southern California on a weekend that coincided with the El Segundo Police Officers Association 13th Annual Main Street Car ...

The New 2010 Speedway T-Bucket Catalog

When I heard Speedway Motors had produced a special new T-Bucket catalog, I wasted no time getting one, because I was eager to see what Speedway had ...
Cheap T-Bucket for Dummies

T-Buckets for Dummies?!

No. Such a book doesn’t exist, but I love the popular “for Dummies” series of “how to” books for the same reasons that ...
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T-Buckets and Trucks, Hot Rods and Rat Rods:

You really didn’t think that after authoring the legendary “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000” in the 1980s that ...
Super Clean T-Bucket at Buckethead Bash

Super-Clean ’27 T-Bucket Roadster at

I really had to stop and inspect further this immaculate 1927 T-Bucket roadster on display at the 2010 Buckethead Bash in Mountain Home, Arkansas. ...