T-Buckets of the 1970s

Leg Show T-Bucket and Danny Eichstedt Blow

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’s Wheelstanding, 10

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 ...
How Harry Willett’s “Phoenix”

How Harry Willett’s “Phoenix”

In the late ’60s, Harry Willett was service director for Chicago’s largest Buick dealer and at night in ...
History: Bill Keifer of California Custom

History: Bill Keifer of California Custom

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

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

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 ...
The Bird T-Bucket Kit Plans

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

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

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?

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

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 ...
“Styline Customs  Chuck Miller” Book

“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 ...
The Two “Low Blow” T-Buckets

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’ Original Low Blow T-Bucket

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 ...
Every Kid’s Dream: The 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’s Real “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: He Crossed His Last Finish Line a

Mark Niver: He Crossed His Last Finish Line a

Almost two months ago, I read the headlines about a Top Alcohol drag racer who lost his life in a tragic accident at ...
The “Gumball Machine” T-Bucket

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

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 ...
1970s Waterbed Fad Meets T-Bucket Trend

1970s Waterbed Fad Meets T-Bucket Trend

In the 1970s, waterbed stores were popping up everywhere as their popularity spread from the hippie community to ...