T-Bucket Blog Archive

National T-Bucket Alliance 2016 Events Tour

National T-Bucket Alliance 2016 Events Tour

Thanks to Rolla Hessel and “T-Odd” Mullins, we can now reveal the dates for the National T Bucket Alliance 2016 events tour. For those ...
Street Rod 101 DVD Library Giveaway

Street Rod 101 DVD Library Giveaway

  We’re giving away the complete Street Rod 101 DVD Library to one Lucky Winner this month:  it could be YOU! The Street Rod 101 DVD ...
Allison V 12 T Bucket by Cliff Hix

Allison V 12 T Bucket by Cliff Hix

While flipping through a Street Rodder magazine from 32 years ago, I was struck by one of their “Garage Scene” features on an Allison V ...
Ardun T Bucket Progress Continues

Ardun T Bucket Progress Continues

A lot has happened since we first introduced the Fox Valley Hot Rods low profile Ardun T Bucket project 90 days ago. However, the original plan to ...
T Bucket Nationals Indianapolis 2016

T Bucket Nationals Indianapolis 2016

If you own a T-Bucket, are thinking about building a T-Bucket or want to buy a T-Bucket, mark your calendar and make plans now for this Summer’ ...
Grand National Roadster Show 2016 Top T-Buckets,

Grand National Roadster Show 2016 Top T-Buckets,

Just for you, here’s our coverage of the Grand National Roadster Show 2016 Top T-Buckets. This year was the 67th Annual and, as always, it& ...
GNRS 2016 Top T-Buckets, Part 2

GNRS 2016 Top T-Buckets, Part 2

Our GNRS 2016 coverage continues with this second of three installments on the Top T-Buckets at the Pomona, CA Fairplex. Top T-Buckets at GNRS 2016, ...
Roadster Show 2016 Top T-Buckets, Part 3

Roadster Show 2016 Top T-Buckets, Part 3

The Grand National Roadster Show 2016 is an event where you can truly spend all day taking it in. Some do it in two days — or the entire ...
1927 Model T Trunk Lid in Fiberglass, T-Bucket

1927 Model T Trunk Lid in Fiberglass, T-Bucket

In this installment, Bob Hamilton finishes building a fiberglass 1927 Model T trunk lid for his ’27 T roadster project. Further to the last ...
U.S. Speed Sport “Instant T” T

U.S. Speed Sport “Instant T” T

I’ve been a fan of the U. S. Speed Sport T-Bucket kits since first reading about them in an article and seeing their ad in the August, 1963 ...
Reinforcing Fiberglass Body and More as Fox

Reinforcing Fiberglass Body and More as Fox

As promised, we’ve hurried to do our third update on the Fox Valley Hot Rods low profile T-Bucket in order to keep up with the regular ...
Building Fiberglass Trunk Lid for 1927 T-Bucket

Building Fiberglass Trunk Lid for 1927 T-Bucket

Building fiberglass body panels might seem intimidating, but when you see how Bob Hamilton builds a fiberglass trunk lid for his ’27 T ...
PT Cruiser Street Rod is Chester’s New eBook

PT Cruiser Street Rod is Chester’s New eBook

“A PT Cruiser street rod? You gotta’ be kidding!,” was my response to Chester Greenhalgh a few months ago. While Chester is the ...
T-Bucket Fever: Fortunately, There’s a Cure

T-Bucket Fever: Fortunately, There’s a Cure

Having been stricken with T-Bucket fever at an early age, I’m always curious how others cure similar afflictions. That’s why I ...
Fox Valley Hot Rods’ Low-Profile T-Bucket

Fox Valley Hot Rods’ Low-Profile T-Bucket

Our apologies to the crew at Fox Valley Hot Rods. They’ve been progressing with their Low T-Bucket project at a much quicker pace than our ...
T-Bucket Interior Enlarging in 1927 T-Bucket

T-Bucket Interior Enlarging in 1927 T-Bucket

In our last installment we showed you how patching fiberglass on a T body wasn’t as hard as you might think. You’ll use some of what you ...
Raked T-Bucket 1970s Survivor — You Either

Raked T-Bucket 1970s Survivor — You Either

For quite some time I’ve been fascinated by a wildly raked T-Bucket with roots that go back almost 60 years in the Spokane, Washington area. ...
Don Kendall T-Bucket Sets the Standard for Low

Don Kendall T-Bucket Sets the Standard for Low

It was a momentous day in 1968 when I first saw the Don Kendall T-Bucket. I had just opened the November issue of Rod & Custom magazine and ...
Von Esser Speed Shop “Von T” Still

Von Esser Speed Shop “Von T” Still

Yesterday, the distinctly different proportions of the Von Esser Speed Shop “Von T” jumped out of my Facebook newsfeed. With a tall top ...
Introducing Project “Low T”: Fox

Introducing Project “Low T”: Fox

No, Project “Low T” has nothing to do with increasing a middle age male’s hormone levels. What Matt Werksman and the crew at Fox ...