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 motorsports ...
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 ...
Frank and Linda Mazi wheelstanding T-Bucket hot rod

Frank and Linda Mazi’s Wheelstanding, 10

Copyrighted photograph by Herb Turner used with permission. You may have seen this wheelstanding T-Bucket before. The ...
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 his home garage ...
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), in the ...
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 plans ...

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 70s when ...
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. ...

Stolen T-Bucket Alert

This yellow T-Tub was stolen on March 28, 2011, from the owner's driveway in Brentwood, CA. (That's the city of ...

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

The Two “Low Blow” T-Buckets

As noted in an earlier post, I first became fascinated with Pip Biddlecombe's "Low Blow" T-Bucket Roadster when surfing ...
Scott Ellis Low Blow T-Bucket Hot Rod

Scott Ellis’ Original Low Blow T-Bucket

After becoming enamored with Pip Biddlecomb's "Low Blow" T-Bucket, I subsequently learned that Pip's bucket was ...
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 ...
Keith Moon Mickey Bray Bucket T

Keith Moon’s Real “Bucket T”

Found her in a barn in Tennessee I paid five bucks for my Bucket T Took me three years of sweat and blood To clean off ...
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 could be accused by some as being taste-deficient, because I'm a sucker for the late 60s/early 70s psychedelic paint ...

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 show and ...