T-Bucket Blog Archive

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Budget Build T-Bucket, Traditional Turtle Deck

Back in 2010 I did a story with a video about a nice little budget build T-Bucket that I admired. It was tastefully done and a cool example of a ...
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 car ...
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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 racing today. ...
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 one of the many StreetRod ...
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 ...
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Why Ladies Love T-Buckets

Ladies love T-Buckets. Need I say more? OK, I will. Over the past couple years on our Facebook page we've had a semi-regularly running "Happy ...
T-Bucket Real Hot Rods Dan Collins

Real Hot Rods — Every Car Show Has to Have

Back in 2010, I did a short post about how every car show should have some real hot rods: T-Buckets, that is. At the time, I included a little Picasa ...
Street Rod DVDs Giveaway Winner

Street Rod DVDs Giveaway Winner!

We have a winner in the fun Street Rod DVDs Giveaway: Frank Speer of McHenry, Illinois. Frank wins the complete StreetRod 101 DVD ...
C-cab Trevor Gardiner

C Cab Express Delivery of Trevor Gardiner

OK, my first true hot rod love is T-Buckets. But, truth be told, I'm also a sucker for a sweet C Cab. Maybe it goes back to seeing cars like Dan ...
Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket

Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket: Before,

Back in 2010, I did a story about the Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket that generated a lot of interest. It's easy to see why this ...
23 Ford Model T roadster

23 Ford Model T Roadster of Adam Lucier

The 23 Ford Model T roadster that Adam Lucier built is the perfect example of how dramatically different a T-Bucket can be when careful attention and ...
Fiberglass body T Bucket doors opening

T Bucket Doors That Open, T-Bucket Roadster

T Bucket doors that open are introduced n this installment of the '27 T roadster project. Bob Hamilton starts with the first of a multi-part "how to" ...
National T-Bucket Alliance 2016 events

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 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 Library ...
Allison V-12 T-Bucket Roadster 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 12 T Bucket ...
Ardun T-Bucket

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's 2016 ...
Roger Scott T-Bucket Dodge D-Bucket Grand National Roadster Show 2016

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's an event ...
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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, ...
Ron Attig T-Bucket Dodge D-Bucket Roadster Show 2016

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 weekend! ...