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]

Indianapolis 500 Inspired T-Bucket Hot Rods: Chauvin Emmons’ Legacy

Chauvin Emmons Indianapolis 500 T-Bucket roadster

The Indianapolis 500 is known as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for good reason. But, I’m not talking about the pre-, during- and post-race revelry that occurs in the parking lots. And it’s not known as the Greatest Spectacle for what starts happening on the streets leading to the track at the crack of dawn… [Read More]