T-Buckets of the 1960s

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Ed Roth’s Outlaw/Excalibur/Excaliber

Note: To honor the memory of the late Ed Roth, I am reposting (with a new image gallery) this brief tribute from 2010. ...
GNRS 2014 Grand National Roadster Show T-Bucket Pomona

Grand National Roadster Show Pomona 2014 –

If you didn’t get enough of the Grand National Roadster Show Pomona 2014 in Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3, then ...
Fiberglass T Bucket Body Curt Hamilton Cal Automotive

Fiberglass T Bucket Body History

We take the fiberglass T-Bucket body for granted. It seems like they've always been around, in abundance and ...
Bird Engineering T-Bucket Kit

The Bird T-Bucket Kit Plans

Back in the 60s every red-blooded American boy had three things on his mind: girls, sports and hot rods! To feed that ...

Speed Scene Live airs T-Bucket report

Legendary hot rod and racing announcer Bob Beck has a regular feature on Speed Scene Live. It's called the Great ...

Storage Wars Meets T-Bucket C-Cab History?

This is the vision I hope to see when that door rolls up. Hmmm, that looks like a fiberglass body mould -- why, it looks ...

The Story of Poncho the 1923 Ford C Cab (in his

I rolled off the assembly line at Henry Ford’s truck plant along with many other trucks. I wasn’t the smallest on the ...
Chuck Miller Styline Customs

“Styline Customs Chuck Miller” Book

You’ll learn how Chuck built his first T-Bucket, drove it all Summer and on the day after Thanksgiving applied his ...
Mike Kent T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

What Do You Know About Mike’s Unrestored

I enjoyed looking at this handsome T-Bucket in the video and something kept nagging at me that it looked vaguely ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Ed Roth

Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Sells for About Half What it

This historic T-Bucket was originally sold by it's builder, Bob Johnston, to Ed "Big Daddy" Roth for $1150. By early ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

The “Lively Set” T-Bucket Sold for a

This T-Bucket with history just sold at the RM Auctions January, 2011 Arizona event for just slightly more than a ...
Mark Skipper T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Is This the “Perfect” T-Bucket?

I'm happy to share these photos as an example of what I believe to be the perfect example of a traditional T hot rod ...
Ed Big Daddy Roth Tweedy Pie T-Bucket

Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Back on the Block at RM

With a $200k high bid not meeting reserve at the Mecum 2010 Monterey Auction, the legendary Tweedy Pie T-Bucket made ...
Paul Johnson Pie Wagon C-Cab T

The Milk Truck Mystery

Aside from being an exceptional T-Bucket innovator and builder, Dan Woods deserves a special measure of respect for ...
Red Baron T-Bucket

Every Kid’s Dream: The Red Baron T-Bucket

A lot has been written over the years about the Red Baron T-Bucket, and some recent developments have brought about some ...
first T-Bucket spindle mount wire wheels

Who Built the First T-Bucket With Spindle Mount

By the 1970s Fad-T era, front wire wheels were the norm for T-Buckets. I've researched this subject over the years, ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups Vol. 1

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

"Trip ups" are those mistakes, sometimes small -- sometimes significant, in judgement or in execution, that in my one ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket by Bob Johnston

Bob Johnston’s T-Bucket, Later to Become Ed “Big

The Tweedy Pie T-Bucket was built in the 1950s by Bob Johnston, gained its own recognition as a magazine cover car and ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set Dodge T-Bucket

Joe Pirronello and “The Lively Set”

From the Maltese Cross accents on the top and interior rugs to the innovative front spring perch and the super-swoopy ...
Scott Linder's Krylon Special 1918 Dodge roadster T-Bucket

“Top 3” T-Buckets from Hunnert Car

My picks for the "Top 3" T-Buckets from past Hunnert Car Pileups. All have the 1960's T-Bucket look and one is a real ...