Track Roadster by CCR Continues Tradition of Excellence

California Custom Roadsters Slicktrack Track Roadster

The new Slicktrack Track Roadster from California Custom Roadsters (CCR) continues a 40 year tradition of designing and building beautiful T-Bucket hot rods. Of course, California Custom Roadsters is famous for their T-Bucket Chassis Plans, which have become a reliable standard in the industry since the mid-’70s and which we are proud to be able… [Read More]

Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T-Bucket Highlights, Part 1

GNRS 2014 Grand National Roadster Show T-Bucket Pomona

I had a unique opportunity to attend the Grand National Roadster Show 2014. Having been in Southern California on business meetings all week and my last one late Friday afternoon, I was scheduled to return to Chicago’s snow and freezing temp’s on Saturday morning. With Friday night open, I thought maybe there’d be a cruise… [Read More]

America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014: Grand National Roadster Show, Part 2

GNRS 2014 Grand National Roadster Show T-Bucket Pomona

Here are the T-Bucket contenders for America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014 at the Pomona Grand National Roadster Show. As I noted in the Grand National Roadster Show, Part 1, I was starting to feel a bit like maybe I might not find any T-Buckets contending for America’s Most Beautiful Roadster 2014. I was hoping to… [Read More]

Grand National Roadster Show 2014 – T-Bucket Highlights, Part 3

GNRS 2014 Grand National Roadster Show T-Bucket Pomona

After checking out the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster T-Bucket contenders, I continued my journey through the various buildings that house the Grand National Roadster Show and continued with some more T-Bucket discoveries. How about a new all-steel Track T body with a matching aluminum Track T nose? Check out how the cowl has been shaped… [Read More]

Mustang II Front Suspension and the T-Bucket

Mustang II Front Suspension IFS T-Bucket

The Mustang II Front Suspension is often overlooked as a T-Bucket component, but under the right circumstances and when done correctly can offer some interesting comfort and performance benefits. Street rodders started using the Mustang II front suspension shortly after the Mustang II was introduced in 1974. Today, the Mustang II Front Suspension is without… [Read More]

T Bucket Black Beauty at Chicago World of Wheels “Tee Party”

Randy Krnac T-Bucket Chicago 2013 World of Wheels

Among the select group of T Buckets invited to exhibit in the “Tee Party” at the 2013 Chicago World of Wheels, was the black beauty of Randy Krnac of Plainfield, Illinois. Randy’s T Bucket is a great example of how relatively subtle design elements can come together to produce an eye-popping T Bucket that has… [Read More]

T-Bucket Lovers, Don’t Let Your Rod & Custom Magazine Subscription Lapse — or You’ll Be Sorry

Rod and Custom April 2013 T-Bucket

OK, so I was a tad premature in announcing three years ago that it looked like Rod & Custom magazine was going to build a T-Bucket project car! Anyway, I was happy to see the cover of the April, 2013 R&C with Ed Roth car and memorabilia collector George Goodrich’s “Tweedy Pie-inspired” T. (Personally, it… [Read More]