T-Buckets of the 1960s

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 here's some ...
Fiberglass T Bucket Body Curt Hamilton Cal Automotive

Fiberglass T Bucket Body History

40 Pounds of Fiberglass T Bucket Body, Held Aloft by Curt Hamilton of Cal Automotive The first fiberglass T Bucket ...
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

"Hot Rod Bob" Beck's story on the history of T-Buckets aired this week on the Speed Scene Live Internet television show. ...

Storage Wars Meets T-Bucket C-Cab History?

Over 3 million viewers anxiously await each week's episode of the top-rated cable television series, Storage Wars, just ...

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

NOTE: The following is a reader submitted story. I first saw this C-Cab in the December, 1968 issue of Hot Rod magazine ...
Chuck Miller Styline Customs

“Styline Customs Chuck Miller” Book

You may be familiar with the name Chuck Miller from our recent post about the "Red Baron" T-Bucket he built, or maybe ...
Mike Kent T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

What Do You Know About Mike’s Unrestored

Not too long ago, this interesting YouTube video response was received to a video we had posted ...
Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Ed Roth

Tweedy Pie T-Bucket Sells for About Half What it

As noted in our earlier post about Tweedy Pie, this historic T-Bucket was originally sold by it's builder, Bob Johnston, ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

The “Lively Set” T-Bucket Sold for a

A couple months ago, I blogged about how Joe Pirronello's "Lively Set" T-Bucket had been restored and was for sale -- ...
Mark Skipper T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Is This the “Perfect” T-Bucket?

A few years ago, while pouring over posts on the H.A.M.B., I was fascinated by some photos of what appeared to me to be ...
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

As observed by Pat Ganahl in his book, "American Custom Car", Dan Woods' famous Model T C-Cab known as the "Milk Truck" ...
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'm not talking Kelsey-Hayes wire wheels, but the ...
T-Bucket Trip Ups Vol. 1

T-Bucket Trip Ups: Vol. 1

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

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

A few months ago, I posted a brief tribute slide show to the Tweedy Pie T-Bucket, which was built in the 1950s by Bob ...
Joe Pirronello Lively Set Dodge T-Bucket

Joe Pirronello and “The Lively Set”

"One of the kookiest kooky kars in Southern Cal." is how Hot Rod Magazine described Joe Pirronello's '23 Dodge T-Bucket ...
Scott Linder's Krylon Special 1918 Dodge roadster T-Bucket

“Top 3” T-Buckets from Hunnert Car

2010 marks the ninth year for the Hunnert Car Pileup car show/happening. The Hunnert Car Pileup is a car show for hot ...
Cal Automotive fiberglass T-Buckets and other Hot Rod bodies

Cal Automotive: Fiberglass T-Bucket Body,

It starts with an institutional food service size mayonnaise jar. As you may have noticed in the Custom Associates ad in ...