The Milk Truck Mystery

Paul Johnson Pie Wagon C-Cab T

Aside from being an exceptional T-Bucket innovator and builder, Dan Woods deserves a special measure of respect for crediting a model car as the inspiration for his famous “Milk Truck” C-Cab show car. But, which model car?

Happy Birthday, Model T Ford: Born October 1, 1908

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T-Bucket fanatic since 1957 when my 8 year old eyes became glued to a full page LIFE magazine photo of Norm Grabowski in the wildest hot rod I had ever seen! I later discovered the fascinating T-Buckets of TV Tommy Ivo, Marty Hollmann, Bob Johnston and Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s T-Bucket inspired Outlaw. I was hooked for life on T-Bucket hot rods!

TBucketPlans.com originated in 2005 as a personal blog extolling the virtues of T-Buckets. In 2009 I blogged about Chester Greenhalgh, the "how to" genius who wrote the legendary, out-of-print “How to Build a T-Bucket Roadster for Under $3000”. That led to a friendship with Chester and our partnership in marketing the updated eBook version of his T-Bucket building bible. The T-Bucket fire burns stronger and stronger.
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There would be no T-Buckets today if it were not for this momentous day 102 years ago. October 1, 1908 is marked as the birthday of perhaps the greatest singular automotive creation, the Ford Model T. Ford’s gift to the world, brought a revolution in the automobile industry. It was the perfect combination of low … Read more