Officer Jim Sell Memorial T-Bucket

Vonei White T-Bucket

Vonei White’s blown emerald green T-Bucket, features a memorial inscription to Officer Jim Sell of Gassville, AR, who lost his life in the line of duty. Officer Sell had become a friend …

“Dadz” 23 T-Bucket Video

Dadz T-Bucket roadster with trailer

Here’s a nice Spirit Industries T-Bucket from the Crazy T’s of Northern Illinois car show. In case you might wonder how it can be identified as a Spirit-based T, I’ll offer up my clues …

The “Thumper” T-Bucket Videos

"Thumper" T-Bucket Video

This flamed burgundy bucket went by the name “Thumper” and appears to be an older Total Performance build, easily recognizable by the rear coil springs. The brass-look firewall is a nice attention getter and …

Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket

Chrome-Crazy T-Bucket Hot Rod Roadster

Not since the 60s and 70s have I seen a T-Bucket with as much chrome as this one. From the quarter elliptic spring front and rear suspension to the frame itself, this T-Bucket is dripping in plating!

“Skull-Bucket” ’23 T

T-Bucket video
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From the skull graphics on the door of this emerald green T-Bucket roadster, to the radiator cap and front license plate, and all the way to the shifter knob this bucket from the Crazy T’s 2009 car show is fully enrobed in the skull theme. Is it yours or do you know the owner? If … Read more

“Mad Hatter” T-Bucket Video

Mad Hatter T-Bucket Roadster

This T-Bucket chassis was an older Total Performance, with rear coil springs and vertical steering column, but the body had a Spirit Industries deuce dash.