T-Bucket Blog Archive

Tom Hintz T-Bucket Track Roadster

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Tom Hintz&;

If you’re a track roadster fan, even though you might not even be a T-Bucket fan, I’m going to give you one really convincing reason to attend ...
Shari Ward Mopar T-Bucket

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Shari Ward&;

If you’re a Mopar T-Bucket hot rod fan, you’ll really enjoy the 2017 T-Bucket Nationals, June 22-24 in Carson City, Nevada. Knowing the prevalence ...
Steve Ortega C-Cab Street Rod

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Steve Ortega&

If you’re a C-Cab street rod fan, you’ll not want to miss the 2017 T-Bucket Nationals, June 22-24 in Carson City, Nevada. It will be ...
Dan Holck Flathead T-Bucket

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Dan Holck’

The first time I saw this awesome, low-slung T-Bucket in a magazine it blew me away. It had the coolest profile I'd seen and, as I've mentioned ...
NTBA T Bucket Bill Weelstang Darr Alum-a-T aluminum T-Bucket

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Bill Darr’

How about an all-aluminum T-Bucket as one more reason to attend the 2017 NTBA T Bucket Nationals, June 22-24, 2017, in Carson City, Nevada, here& ...
Dodge Viper T-Bucket

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Chris Ward&;

When you attend the 2017 T-Bucket Nationals, June 22-24 in scenic Carson City, Nevada Chris Ward’s T-Bucket powered by 488 cubic inches of ...
1927 T Roadster Charles Tunnell

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: 1927 T Roadster

When you visit the T-Bucket Nationals in Carson City, Nevada, June 22-24, you’ll have a chance to see the super sharp 1927 T roadster that ...
Stainless Steel T-Bucket Winfield Scott

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Stainless Steel

Sure, some guys might have stainless steel T-Bucket headers but only one guy I know of has a stainless steel T-Bucket. And if you come to the 2017 T ...
T-Bucket Nationals 2017 Carson City

T-Bucket Nationals 2017, June 22-24, Carson,

Get ready. It’s coming soon. The T-Bucket Nationals 2017, presented by the National T-Bucket Alliance, kicks off June 22-24 in Carson City, ...
Chauvin Emmons Indianapolis 500 T-Bucket roadster

What’s the Indy 500 got to do with T

The Indianapolis 500 is known as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for good reason. But, I’m not talking about the pre-, during- ...
T-Bucket tilt body Bill Traquiar Mod Rod

T-Bucket Tilt Body “Mod Rod” by Bill

I was starting to feel a bit down at the 68th Grand National Roadster Show last month not seeing hardly any T-Bucket hot rods. But then I walked ...
T-Bucket engine transmission installation

T-Bucket Engine Transmission Installation in

It’s finally time to get down to Dave Melling‘s T-Bucket engine transmission installation phase of the project. This is a very ...
T-Bucket engine assembly

T-Bucket Engine Assembly for Dave Melling’

If you’re like most people and building a T-Bucket on a budget, you’ll find it necessary to do some (hopefully minor) engine rebuild. In ...
T-Bucket engine paint

T-Bucket Engine Paint Time for Dave Melling&;

Beautifying that old donor engine was the next step in Dave Melling‘s do-it-yourself T-Bucket. You’ll discover that Dave’s T ...
T-Bucket engine disassembly

T-Bucket Engine Disassembly in Dave Melling&;

In building a T-Bucket on a budget, the only way to go is with an inexpensive donor engine that, hopefully, is in good running condition and not ...
T-Bucket donor engine

T-Bucket Donor Engine Overview of the Rover

Get ready to watch a silk purse be crafted from a sow’s ear as our next series of installations cover the transformation of the Rover V8 T ...
T-Bucket wiring harness Speedway Motors

T-Bucket Wiring in the Dave Melling Project:

Some of the most experienced fabricators, welders and car builders shudder at the thought of T-Bucket wiring. Even though Chester Greenhalgh shows ...
T-Bucket paint application

T-Bucket Paint Application on Dave Melling’

When building your own T-Bucket, paint application can be kind of scary. If you do it yourself, it might be a learning experience that produces a ...
T-Bucket interior fabrication

T-Bucket Upholstery Insert for Dave Melling&;

One way to save a lot of money in a budget T-Bucket build is to fabricate your own T-Bucket upholstery insert. That’s what Dave Melling did ...

T-Bucket Dashboard Construction in Dave Melling&

The T-Bucket dashboard is another way in which you can exercise your creativity to build a T-Bucket that is not only different and beautiful, but ...