Episode 17 — Jim Unruh’s “Blue Car” Neotraditional T-Bucket

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Show Notes for Episode 17 — Jim Unruh’s “Blue Car” Neotraditional T-Bucket

Big thanks to David “Photoman” Shipman for many of these photographs.

One of the coolest T-Buckets you’ll ever see
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Just as cool going …
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
… as coming
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
And it’s driven — a lot!
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Jim Unruh took time to mock up before final welding to get just the right look.
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Who says you can’t louver fiberglass?
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Jim’s T-Bucket gets plenty of attention wherever it goes.
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Real hot rods have 3 pedals — and just the right shifter.
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Jim Unruh T-Bucket
Just the right look when seated.
Jim Unruh T-Bucket

To see the story about how Jim Unruh built his traditional T-Bucket and see lots more pics, including under construction, check it out at our website, https://www.tbucketplans.com/jim-unruh-t-bucket/

For everything you need to know to build or buy a T-Bucket check out the plans and history at our TBucketplans.com site.

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For plans for building a Model A frame, Mustang II front suspension, Willys or Anglia Gasser frame or other hot rod building plans and DVDs visit our HotRodPlans.com site.

Our theme music is “My T-Bucket” by The Fractals a surf rock band from, of all places, the Duluth/Superior, Minnesota area. Every T-Bucket lover will want to add this to their music library and you can easily download it from Amazon Music. Or download all 16 great tunes from their “Death by Fender” album for only $8.99.

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1 thought on “Episode 17 — Jim Unruh’s “Blue Car” Neotraditional T-Bucket”

  1. SO glad you’re back at it, John! And what a treat too as I’ve admired this car for years. Great to finally have some info on this cool machine.


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