T-Bucket Blog Archive

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 ...
Scott Ellis’ Hemi T Bucket “Low&#

Scott Ellis’ Hemi T Bucket “Low&#

A few years ago, I posted a story about an awesome Hemi T Bucket I had long admired and sometime afterwards was pleasantly surprised to hear from ...
“Built, Not Bought” Adam’s &

“Built, Not Bought” Adam’s &

Not only do I think I know a great looking T roadster pickup when I see one, but I also appreciate great photography and a good story. I first saw ...
Danny Eichstedt’s “Leg Show” T

Danny Eichstedt’s “Leg Show” T

The 1971 Street Rod Nationals in Memphis, Tennessee followed the success of the inaugural event the year before. That experiment at bringing ...