A Great Stretched Body T-Bucket Roadster

Sun Ts T-Bucket Roadster

I was evidently too busy drooling over all the beautiful detail embodied in the front end of this well-constructed Florida stretched T-Bucket to ask the owner/builder his name …

Just Can’t Believe Jim Hoffman’s T-Bucket is “Ex-Junk”

Jim Hoffman T-Bucket Ex-Junk

Jim likes to refer to his T-Bucket as “Ex Junk”, but I think Jim’s definition of junk rests on a higher plain than my own. It’s quite clear that he didn’t scrimp when it came to detail, because this car is loaded with clean, functional and …

Old No. 7 T-Bucket: Greg Bear, Proprietor … and Builder

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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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Greg Bear’s cool bobtail T-Bucket From last weekend’s Florida Sun T’s T-Bucket event, I’m happy to highlight another T-Bucket that really caught my attention. Not only am I a short wheelbase fan, but I’m also fond of the “bobtail” T look, with neither turtle deck nor pickup bed. At first, when I saw this black … Read more

Is There Life for a T-Bucket After the Show Car Circuit? Ask Albert Almeida.

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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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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 cruise at Old Town in Kissimmee. Quite a nice turnout of very nice T-Buckets and a very friendly, infomative bunch of T-Bucket lovers. They had a lot of cool buckets on … Read more