T-Buckets of the 1970s

Linda Vaughn Hurst T-Bucket

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 ...
Dan Eichstedt Leg Show T-Bucket Rod Custom January 1971

Leg Show T-Bucket and Danny Eichstedt Blow

Hot rod builder/editor/author/archeologist Pat Ganahl called it the best rod magazine cover ever produced: the eye ...
Frank and Linda Mazi wheelstanding T-Bucket hot rod

Frank and Linda Mazi’s Wheelstanding, 10

You may have seen this wheelstanding T-Bucket before. The photo has been widely circulated to dispel the myth that you ...
Harry Willett 1923 T-Bucket Phoenix show car

How Harry Willett’s “Phoenix”

In the late ’60s, Harry Willett was service director for Chicago’s largest Buick dealer and at night in ...
Bill Keifer of CCR T-Buckets

History: Bill Keifer of California Custom

We’re very proud to be partnered with the legendary T-Bucket building shop, California Custom Roadsters (CCR), ...
California Custom Roadsters CCR T-Bucket Plans

Review of the Famous California Custom Roadster,

The single most enduring package of information relating to T-buckets and their ongoing popularity is the T-bucket ...

2011 T-Bucket Nationals Report, Part 11

Seeing Fred Cossell’s dramatically panel painted T-Bucket is like going back in time to a major car show of the ...
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 ...

Stolen T-Bucket Alert

This yellow T-Tub was stolen from the owner's driveway in Northern California. Although it's not, it is very similar ...

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 ...

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 ...
Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadsters of Scotty Ellis and Pip Biddlecombe

The Two “Low Blow” T-Buckets

Little did Scott Ellis know when he started laying out the original Low Blow T-Bucket on his Fresno garage floor in ...
Scott Ellis Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod

Scott Ellis’ Original Low Blow T-Bucket

The late 1970s was a strange era in hot rod history. With its blown hemi, wild flames and mean and low stance, Scott ...
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 ...
Keith Moon Mickey Bray Bucket T

Keith Moon’s Real “Bucket T”

Only one member of any of the groups that recorded the tune, "Bucket T" could lay claim to owning a T-Bucket: the ...
Mark Niver T-Bucket

Mark Niver: He Crossed His Last Finish Line a

Originally published Sept. 6, 2010 Almost two months ago, I read the headlines about a Top Alcohol drag racer who lost ...
Gumball Machine T-Bucket at Buckethead Bash

The “Gumball Machine” T-Bucket

I'm a sucker for the late 60s/early 70s psychedelic T-Bucket paint jobs, which incorporated panels, fogs, fades, ...

Is There Life for a T-Bucket After the Show Car

This past weekend, I happened to be in the Sunshine State and decided to drop by the Sun T’s of Central Florida ...