T-Bucket Blog Archive

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 11, T

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 11, T

Today, Bob Hamilton shows you how to align T Bucket bat wings on your front axle. Also called spring perch brackets, Bob shows an easy way to ensure ...
John Geraghty Automotive Founder, Grasshopper

John Geraghty Automotive Founder, Grasshopper

It was sad to read in yesterday’s LA Times that “John J. Geraghty, an automotive engineer who made his mark in hot rod design (John ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 10, Small

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 10, Small

Most small block Chevy motor mounts you’ll see are designed for side mounting. If you’re looking for something different, better looking ...
T-Bucket Headers History

T-Bucket Headers History

T-Bucket headers are an important component that are easily taken for granted. They can make all the difference in the overall appearance of a T ...
T Bucket Nationals 2015: Don’t Miss It!

T Bucket Nationals 2015: Don’t Miss It!

The National T-Bucket Alliance‘s T Bucket Nationals 2015 will be held July 8-11 in beautiful Green Bay Wisconsin. Here’s why you need to ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 9, T Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 9, T Bucket

In this installment in our series Bob Hamilton of our popular StreetRod 101 DVD series tackles T Bucket steering rather simply with a vintage ...
Resplendent Red T Bucket by Dan Clare

Resplendent Red T Bucket by Dan Clare

One particular red T Bucket roadster stopped me in my tracks at the 2014 T-Bucket Nationals in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and I don’t think you& ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 8, T Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 8, T Bucket

Ever see a T-Bucket that just doesn’t look right? Chances are the T Bucket engine positioning is incorrect. You don’t want to have too ...
Dave Hiebert’s Home Built T Bucket

Dave Hiebert’s Home Built T Bucket

I love to receive emails like this one: Hi John, Bought your book a couple of years ago and although I did not follow it to the letter, I did find ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 7, T-Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 7, T-Bucket

A T-Bucket panhard bar is necessary on rear coil spring suspension and also provides greater stability when using a traditional transverse leaf ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 6, T Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 6, T Bucket

Bob Hamilton, creator of the StreetRod 101 DVD Library builds up the T Bucket rear suspension in this latest installment in our 1927 T Bucket ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 5, T Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 5, T Bucket

Welcome to the fifth installment in our series documenting how Bob Hamilton, the star of the informative StreetRod 101 DVD Library, builds a 1927 T ...
Lee Neiman’s Supercharged T Bucket Reappears

Lee Neiman’s Supercharged T Bucket Reappears

Recently on Twitter I saw a cool 1970s era supercharged T Bucket for sale that caught my attention. (Which reminds me: if you’re on Twitter ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 4, Tapered

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 4, Tapered

Follow along in this installment as Bob Hamilton shows you how to build a tapered 1927 T Bucket frame that follows the ’27 T’s body ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 3, T Bucket

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 3, T Bucket

Today’s installment shows how to install a 1927 T Bucket floor in a fiberglass roadster body. You can use this same information to also ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 2

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 2

In this installment in our series Bob Hamilton shows how to repair fiberglass on the 1927 T Bucket body to replace a panel that had been previously ...
Cotton Werksman Reunited With His Legendary &

Cotton Werksman Reunited With His Legendary &

Cotton Werksman has achieved a lot in the hot rod world. Being one of the original founders of the National Street Rod Association is but one of ...
1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 1

1927 T Bucket Roadster Project: Part 1

If you’ve read our story about Bob Hamilton’s Oakland Roadster Show winning Track T you’ve seen that Bob can build a great looking ...
1927 Track T Roadster: Bob Hamilton’s

1927 Track T Roadster: Bob Hamilton’s

This 1927 Track T Roadster was built by Bob Hamilton in his home garage but went on to win 1st place in its class in 1989 at the famed Grand ...
Stretched T Bucket Body: How To Do It Yourself

Stretched T Bucket Body: How To Do It Yourself

It seems like a growing number of you are looking for a stretched T Bucket body for more room, whether it be to take the family or more than one ...