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National T-Bucket Alliance 2010 T-Bucket Nationals

National T-Bucket Alliance 2010 T-Bucket Nationals

The 2010 National T-Bucket event in Colorado Springs, CO promised incredible cruising opportunities and no better way to take in a huge ...
Old No. 7 T-Bucket: Greg Bear, Proprietor &;

Old No. 7 T-Bucket: Greg Bear, Proprietor &;

Greg Bear’s cool bobtail T-Bucket From last weekend’s Florida Sun T’s T-Bucket event, I’m happy to highlight another T ...
Is There Life for a T-Bucket After the Show Car

Is There Life for a T-Bucket After the Show Car

This past weekend, I happened to be in the Sunshine State and decided to drop by the Sun T’s of Central Florida show and cruise at Old Town in ...
Chevy Powered T-Bucket Trike, or Why 3 Wheels

Chevy Powered T-Bucket Trike, or Why 3 Wheels

OK, it’s Friday night and I’m a firm believer in the concept of Friday Fun. So, here we go. A couple weeks ago, I was diligently ...
National T-Bucket Alliance 2008 Nationals Slide

National T-Bucket Alliance 2008 Nationals Slide

So, I skipped the NTBA’s 2007 T-Bucket Nationals because I wasn’t eager to drive 1,700 miles to Arizona. But when the 2008 event rolled ...

Chester’s T-Bucket Book: $130.92 or $19?

While making a couple of blog-related purchases on eBay this afternoon, out of curiosity I thought I would see if Chester Greenhalgh’s “ ...

Immediately Download Your T-Bucket eBook Either

We give you two easy ways to instantly download your eBook immediately after purchase: After paying for your eBook, click PayPal’s “ ...

How to Order Your T-Bucket eBook Without a

We use PayPal as our payment processor because with over 217 million accounts worldwide, PayPal is “the world’s most loved way to pay& ...
National T-Bucket Alliance 2006 Nationals Slide

National T-Bucket Alliance 2006 Nationals Slide

Here’s a nice, relaxing slide show for your viewing enjoyment. In 2006, I returned to beautiful Mountain Home, Arkansas, again for the ...

At Last … Really Good T-Bucket Music!

I’ve previously lamented the fact that the only T-Bucket themed song of which I was aware was the silly 1960s “Bucket T“, which ...

Could a “Budget Bucket” be in Rod &

My July, 2010 edition of Rod & Custom was waiting for me with the regular mail when I arrived home last night (I know, it’s not yet May ...

The “Under $3000” T-Bucket and

Here’s something to be cheery about in 2016. Chester Greenhalgh wrote “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000” in 1986. ...
National T-Bucket Alliance 2005 Nationals Slide

National T-Bucket Alliance 2005 Nationals Slide

Just for fun, here’s a slide show featuring just some of the buckets that caught my attention at the 2005 T-Bucket Nationals hosted in ...
Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Drag

Y-Block Ford T-Bucket: Ted Kramer’s Drag

The June, 1963 cover of “Rodding & Restyling” magazine featured an interesting variant of the T-Bucket style: a 1927 T phaeton body ...
Andy “The Rodfather” Brizio and&#

Andy “The Rodfather” Brizio and&#

The T-Bucket phenomenon was really building momentum by the mid-1960s when Ray Sisemore’s multi-part “How to Build a Hot Rod” ...

Barn Find Hot Rods: Hidden Treasure or Simply No

“Barn find” hot rods seem to be turning up everywhere today. It seems that with the Internet, every significant barn find sends hundreds ...
1970s Waterbed Fad Meets T-Bucket Trend

1970s Waterbed Fad Meets T-Bucket Trend

In the 1970s, waterbed stores were popping up everywhere as their popularity spread from the hippie community to suburbanites seeking more ...
“Bucket T”, the T-Bucket Song &;

“Bucket T”, the T-Bucket Song &;

Just to show what an important element of popular culture the T-Bucket became, you need look no further than the three artists who recorded this ...
Chester Greenhalgh: T-Bucket Genius!?!

Chester Greenhalgh: T-Bucket Genius!?!

The following is a blog post I originally published 10 years ago on New Year’s Day, 2009. It was a great start to my New Year because it ...
T Bucket Kits: Ted McMullen and the U.S. Speed

T Bucket Kits: Ted McMullen and the U.S. Speed

Hot rodder Ted McMullen made a pioneering imprint on the T-Bucket world in a short time span. Prior to 1963, T-Buckets were individually designed ...