T-Buckets of the 1970s

Ted Brown: T-Bucket Chassis Designer

Ted Brown: T-Bucket Chassis Designer

It was five years ago today that we lost a man who was one of the most influential contributors to the everlasting ...
Galpin Auto Sports Museum Does T’s Right

Galpin Auto Sports Museum Does T’s Right

This past weekend I was in SoCal and among other T-Bucket activities took in the 7th Annual Galpin Car Show, one of ...
Butcher Truck C-Cab, a Spectacular Survivor!

Butcher Truck C-Cab, a Spectacular Survivor!

I’m a huge fan of the Butcher Truck C-Cab built by Dan Woods. 45 years ago, Bob Reed’s Country Butcher ...
2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: CCR T-Bucket of

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: CCR T-Bucket of

The 2017 T-Bucket Nationals June 22-24 in Carson City, Nevada will undoubtedly have T-Buckets on display that will ...
2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Dan Holck’

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: Dan Holck’

The first time I saw this awesome, low-slung T-Bucket in a magazine it blew me away. It had the coolest profile I\'d ...
2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: 1927 T Roadster

2017 T-Bucket Nationals Preview: 1927 T Roadster

When you visit the T-Bucket Nationals in Carson City, Nevada, June 22-24, you’ll have a chance to see the super ...
T-Bucket Tilt Body “Mod Rod” by Bill

T-Bucket Tilt Body “Mod Rod” by Bill

I was starting to feel a bit down at the 68th Grand National Roadster Show last month not seeing hardly any T-Bucket ...
Gas Monkey T-Bucket Sold at a Big Loss, But &

Gas Monkey T-Bucket Sold at a Big Loss, But &

After watching last week’s episode about the Fast n’ Loud T-Bucket, I just had to tune in this week to see ...
Fast n Loud T-Bucket Brings ’70s Nostalgia

Fast n Loud T-Bucket Brings ’70s Nostalgia

I heard that this week on Discovery Channel’s Fast n’ Loud that they would be purchasing a T-Bucket. So, I ...
Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket: Before,

Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket: Before,

Back in 2010, I did a story about the Pip Biddlecombe Low Blow T Bucket that generated a lot of interest. It’s ...
Raked T-Bucket 1970s Survivor — You Either

Raked T-Bucket 1970s Survivor — You Either

For quite some time I’ve been fascinated by a wildly raked T-Bucket with roots that go back almost 60 years in ...
Joe Pirronello’s Dragster-Inspired Long

Joe Pirronello’s Dragster-Inspired Long

The long wheelbase T Bucket era began in the late 1960s. Two factors contributed to the long wheelbase T Bucket fad. ...
Terry Brown T-Bucket Sets the Fad-T Standard

Terry Brown T-Bucket Sets the Fad-T Standard

When I first saw the Terry Brown T-Bucket on the cover of Street Rodder magazine in 1975 I was mesmerized! The opposed ...
Indianapolis 500 Inspired T-Bucket Hot Rods:

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 ...
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 ...
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: ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bird T Bucket Kit: What an Assembled One Looks

Bird T Bucket Kit: What an Assembled One Looks

A Bird T Bucket kit inspired legions of teenage hot-rodders-to-be in the 1960s and 1970s. The advertised prices were ...
Linda Vaughn Hurst T-Bucket Built by Richard

Linda Vaughn Hurst T-Bucket Built by Richard

Linda Vaughn, Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, captured the attention of most male hot rod, drag racing and other ...