T-Bucket Blog Archive

Fred Desch Austin Bantam roadster

Austin Bantam Roadster as a T-Bucket Alternative?

After completing the story this week on Art Tardiville’s T-Bucket chassis’d Austin Bantam coupe, I realized things wouldn’t be ...
Art Tardiville American Austin Bantam Coupe T-Bucket Chassis

Art’s T-Bucket Chassis American Austin

The versatile T-Bucket chassis can be used with a wide variety of hot rod bodies that are not Model T based. Notable examples are the Model A as well ...
green T-Bucket Blaise Kendall built

Gaze at This Groovy, Glittering Green T-Bucket&

I love T-Bucket creativity. After all, a T-Bucket really is the perfect hot rod canvas, existing for every builder to forge his own unique automotive ...
Gas Monkey T-Bucket

Gas Monkey T-Bucket Sold at a Big Loss, But &

After watching last week’s episode about the Fast n’ Loud T-Bucket, I just had to tune in this week to see if it was sold at a huge ...
Nissan RB26 T-Bucket exhaust

Nissan RB26 T-Bucket Hits Unexpected Delays in

Oops. Cody the Car Guy ran into a few unexpected snags trying to complete his Nissan RB26 T-Bucket build in 20 days. Unfortunately, it wasn’t ...
Nissan Skyline T-Bucket

Nissan Skyline T-Bucket is Cody the Car Guy&;

OK, I’m getting into uncharted territory here being an aging baby-boomer raised on American iron. Cody the Car Guy is an adventurous sort and ...
Brock Yates Duffy Livingstone Eliminator

Farewell Brock Yates, Duffy Livingstone

I learned yesterday that legendary automotive journalist, Brock Yates, after suffering with Alzheimer’s for the last 12 years, succumbed at the age of ...
T-Bucket disc brakes

T-Bucket Disc Brakes Installed on Cody the Car

As we tune into today’s episode of Cody the Car Guy‘s accelerated build, T-Bucket disc brakes are installed and the project gets a name. ...
Gas Monkey Garage T-Bucket

Fast n Loud T-Bucket Brings ’70s Nostalgia

I heard that this week on Discovery Channel’s Fast n’ Loud that they would be purchasing a T-Bucket. So, I dutifully tuned in to the Fast ...
Blackie Gejeian Americas Most Beautiful Roadster

Farewell, Blackie Gejeian, Hot Rod Legend and

Last month, a third generation California Central Valley raisin rancher passed away at the age of 90 and the hot rod world was saddened. Michael ...
Speedway T-Bucket parts

Speedway T-Bucket Parts Arrive for Cody the Car

Whether you know it or not, Cody the Car Guy is going to let you in on one of the biggest trends in video: unboxing. Yep, by watching Cody take ...
1927 Ford Model T roadster Paradise Road

Paradise Road: Home to the Wild Galaxian 1927

The first time I caught a glimpse on the web of the radical 1927 Ford Model T roadster known as the Galaxian I was hooked. It was not terribly ...
T-Bucket rear

T-Bucket Rear End and Brake Decisions Confront

In this installment, Cody the Car Guy has to make some decisions on what to do so that his T-Bucket rear end doesn’t take up all the passenger ...
Tognotti's King T for sale

Don Tognotti’s King T Pioneers T-Bucket

Seeing Don Tognotti’s King T on the cover of Rod & Custom in 1964, I was amazed! At first, it looked like just a really nice Model T with a ...
T-Bucket rolling chassis

T-Bucket Rolling Chassis Test Assembly by Cody

In yesterday’s kick-off installment on how Cody the Car Guy has set out to build a T-Bucket in 20 days for Cruisin the Coast, you got to see the ...
t-bucket-project

T-Bucket Project in 20 Days – Can Cody the

Is it possible to buy an unfinished T-Bucket project with only the most basic of parts, but no engine and transmission, and have it running in under ...
Bucket Beauties Speedway Motors T-Bucket Fenders

T-Bucket Fenders Return Thanks to Speedway&#8217

OK, now also look at the T-Bucket. It’s a beauty, too. And while T-Bucket fenders have been a rarity the past half century we can thank these ...
2016 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals

2016 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals: You Shoulda’

The 2016 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals in Indianapolis last month was a huge success. With T-Buckets coming from over half the states in the U.S. the 2016 ...
Model T clown car

Who Doesn’t Love a Model T Clown Car?

I have to admit that a Model T clown car likely had a major effect on my getting hooked on T-Buckets at a young age. I didn’t see Norm ...
Roth Outlaw Tribute

Roth Outlaw Tribute Car You’ve Just Gotta&

One of hot rodding’s most famous cars is Ed Roth’s Outlaw. Built in 1959 as the beatnik embodiment of a space age T-Bucket, it was the ...