Built in the 1940s and still with him, Ed Iskenderian’s T roadster is one of the most famous hot rods ever built. Featured on the cover of Hot Rod Magazine in 1948 and turning 120 mph at El Mirage it also had custom features not found on any other T.
In 1960 Fred Steele built what would become the most iconic T-Bucket hot rods when it appeared on the cover of The Ventures Lost in Space guitar tunes album. It remains today as original as the day it was completed and will shortly be for sale.
In the early 1960s Chuck Penry built a T-Bucket that not only was featured in Car Craft magazine, but also the ads of three of the most influential T-Bucket roadster body and kit producers of the day. It became the “dream” T-Bucket of thousands.
How one T-Bucket builder combined some of the rarest traditional hot rod components with the latest technology to build a unique T-Bucket that’s been racking up thousands of miles on the road for over two decades.
“Big Daddy” Don Garlits dragster success began with a 1927 T-Bucket roadster on a Model T frame with a Ford flathead engine. It accomplished Don’s goal of defeating the local “King” but Don saw even bigger successful challenges when he removed the body and sat behind the rear axle.
Listen to Iowa hot rodder, Doug Siemen, tell about how he came to build a very traditional looking 1923 T-Bucket roadster that will be given away in a raffle to raise funds to help families of children with heart defects.
Welcome to the Hooked on T-Bucket Hot Rods Podcast! Discover the history of T-Buckets, tips and tricks on their construction, as well as the fun of owning, driving and being part of the large T-Bucket hot rod community.