T-Bucket Blog Archive

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 19, T

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 19, T

Want to adapt that T Bucket grill shell to better fit your height, width and other requirements in your own T-Bucket build? You’ll learn how ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 18, T

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 18, T

A T Bucket electric fan mount sounds simple, but you really want to ensure that one day your fan blades don’t eat up that nice radiator. You& ...
T-Bucket Build Mastery: Compare and Contrast

T-Bucket Build Mastery: Compare and Contrast

Every T-Bucket build should be personal. Personal, in that it fulfills the vision of the T-Bucket builder. That’s you! You don’t have to ...
T-Bucket Custom Paint at Home is Easy With This

T-Bucket Custom Paint at Home is Easy With This

Who says T-Bucket custom paint has to cost thousands and thousands? If you have the right tips, tricks and technique, along with some patience, you ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 17, Bending

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 17, Bending

Bending steering arms for correct Ackermann steering is something that can come up in building a T-Bucket or any hot rod, street rod or street ...
Joe Pirronello’s Dragster-Inspired Long

Joe Pirronello’s Dragster-Inspired Long

The long wheelbase T Bucket era began in the late 1960s. Two factors contributed to the long wheelbase T Bucket fad. The first factor was the growth ...
T Bucket Nationals Preview: Carl Tschopp’s

T Bucket Nationals Preview: Carl Tschopp’s

The T Bucket Alliance Nationals is this weekend in Green Bay, WI. I first saw this cool T at the T Bucket Nationals 2011 and it is at this year&; ...
Bob Smith’s Track T Roadster Demonstrates

Bob Smith’s Track T Roadster Demonstrates

Bob Smith‘s 1927 Track T Roadster is dramatically unique because it looks to be only about knee-high. For comparison, take a look at Bob’ ...
Terry Brown T-Bucket Sets the Fad-T Standard

Terry Brown T-Bucket Sets the Fad-T Standard

When I first saw the Terry Brown T-Bucket on the cover of Street Rodder magazine in 1975 I was mesmerized! The opposed coil front suspension, the ...
Model T Lakes Modified: Jim Reid’s Third

Model T Lakes Modified: Jim Reid’s Third

While it looks like a Model T Lakes Modified roadster of the late 1940s, this third T roadster creation of Californian Jim Reid is the result of a ...
1915 T Bucket of Ted Hazelwood

1915 T Bucket of Ted Hazelwood

I spotted this 1915 T Bucket at the San Diego Prowlers 68th Picnic and Ol’ Timer’s Reunion and it made my day. Ted Hazelwood’s 1915 T Bucket ...
1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 16, Front

1927 T-Bucket Roadster Project: Part 16, Front

Our latest installment in the Bob Hamilton ’27 T roadster build series covers how to install front shock mounts and shocks. This is just a ...
T Bucket Alliance Nationals Preview: Kletus

T Bucket Alliance Nationals Preview: Kletus

The T Bucket Alliance Nationals July 8-11, 2015, in Green Bay, WI will feature T-Buckets of every variety, from expensive and exotic to budget ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 15, Front

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 15, Front

In today’s installment in our continuing series, StreetRod 101 DVD guru Bob Hamilton handles the front wishbone installation on the 1927 T ...
Indianapolis 500 Inspired T-Bucket Hot Rods:

Indianapolis 500 Inspired T-Bucket Hot Rods:

I just returned from watching the MAVTV 500 (yeah, I never heard of MAVTV, either) Indy Car race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA and it was one ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 14,

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 14,

In this installment, Bob Hamilton covers not only the split wishbone bung welding but also shows how to use a clever home-built jig to ensure you ...
National T-Bucket Alliance 2015 T-Bucket

National T-Bucket Alliance 2015 T-Bucket

The schedule for the National T-Bucket Alliance 2015 T-Bucket Nationals in Green Bay, Wisconsin continues to evolve in order to pack as much fun as ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 13, Split

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 13, Split

Follow along today as Bob Hamilton, who created the popular StreetRod 101 DVD Library shows you how to make split wishbone bungs for your ...
NTBA T-Bucket Nationals Reminder

NTBA T-Bucket Nationals Reminder

The 2015 NTBA T-Bucket Nationals is fast approaching. T-Buckets will be rolling into Green Bay, Wisconsin July 8 through 11 for the annual big event ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 12, Split

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 12, Split

Split wishbones give any hot rod a traditional front suspension look. Today, Bob Hamilton begins the multiple installment process of splitting the ...