T-Buckets of the 1970s

Dan Woods Butcher Truck C Cab Street Rodder Bob Reed

Butcher Truck C-Cab, a Spectacular Survivor! &

About 3 years ago I did this post on the Bob Reed Country Butcher Shop C-Cab built by Dan Woods because it was for. ...
T-Bucket headers wild

T-Bucket Headers History

Originally published May 31, 2015: T-Bucket headers are an important component that are easily taken for granted. They ...
Gary Meadors Beer T

Gary Meadors Beer T

It’s been five years since we lost Goodguys Rod & Custom Association founder Gary Meadors. Gary was inspired ...
Ted A Brown

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 Bob Johnston Tweedy Pie

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 ...
CCR T-Bucket Greg Vaughan California Custom Roadsters

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 ...
Dan Holck Flathead T-Bucket

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 ...
1927 T Roadster Charles Tunnell

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 Bill Traquiar Mod Rod

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

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 ...
Gas Monkey Garage T-Bucket

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

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

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 ...
long wheelbase T Bucket Joe Pirronello All American

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

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 ...
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 ...
Lee Neiman Captain Nemo Supercharged T Bucket

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: ...
Hemi T-Bucket

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 ...
1971 Street Rod Nationals Leg Show T-Bucket

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

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 ...