T-Bucket Blog Archive

1915 T Bucket 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 ...
Front Shock Mounts

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 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 ...
front wishbone installation

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 ...
Chauvin Emmons Indianapolis 500 T-Bucket roadster

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 ...
Wishbone Bung

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

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 ...
split wishbone bungs

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

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 ...
T-Bucket Split Wishbones

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 ...
T Bucket Bat Wings

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 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 ...
small block Chevy motor mounts

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 ...
NTBA T-Bucket Nationals

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 ...
T Bucket Steering Mustang Box

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 ...
Red T Bucket Roadster 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& ...
T Bucket Engine Positioning

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 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 ...
T-Bucket panhard bar

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 ...
T Bucket rear suspension

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 ...