T-Bucket Blog Archive

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 ...
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

SeeingĀ Don Tognotti’s King T on the cover of Rod & CustomĀ in 1964, I was amazed! At first, it looked like just a really nice Model T with ...
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 ...
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’

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 ...
T-Bucket Photo Story

Our T-Bucket Photo Story on Adobe Spark

We just did a little T-Bucket photo story highlighting a few of the interesting T-Buckets we photographed at the T-Bucket Nationals in 2015 and. ...
T-Bucket Nationals 2016

T-Bucket Nationals 2016, July 6-9, Indianapolis

The T-Bucket Nationals 2016 is sponsored by the National T-Bucket Alliance. We’re more than happy to help spread the word about this terrific ...
budget build t-bucket

Budget Build T-Bucket, Traditional Turtle Deck

This turtle deck T-Bucket takes the traditional budget approach by using a 1940s era Ford I-beam front axle with the spring in front and positioned ...
T-Bucket car show Norm Grabowski Kookie

The Best T-Bucket Car Show Ever!

With the 2016 T-Bucket Nationals in Indianapolis less than 30 days away, I thought it a good time to write about what I consider the best T-Bucket ...
nostalgia drag racing Brothers Racing Blown T

Nostalgia Drag Racing: Good for T-Bucket Soul

I’m an old guy whose hot rod influences are deeply seated in 1960s drag racing, so it’s only natural to be a big fan of nostalgia drag ...
Street Rod Building

Street Rod Building History of StreetRod 101

If you’re following the street rod building coverage we’ve provided on Bob Hamilton‘s 1927 T roadster project or if you’re ...
1915 T roadster Marcus Edell

1915 T Roadster Built by John Gates in High

No, the photo below wasn’t taken in 1956, although with the Chevy Delray and the cool 1915 T roadster it sure looks like it could have been. ...