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Basic 1923 T-Bucket Frame Kit w/ Standard Body and Bed, Channeled Floor

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Includes frame, Ford spindles, chrome suspension, and fiberglass body with channeled floor.
Basic 1923 T-Bucket Frame Kit w/ Standard Body and Bed, Channeled Floor
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Basic 1923 T-Bucket Frame Kit w/ Standard Body and Bed, Channeled Floor

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Watch the videos below to learn more about Speedway Motors T-Bucket body styles and configurations, general assembly and the completed project.







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What's in the Box

It doesnt get any simpler than this! Our most basic T-bucket frame is engineered for a simple and economical coil spring rear suspension with traditional-style radius rods. The front suspension is our time-tested transverse-leaf, spring-behind-axle setup with hairpin-style radius rods. Designed for the do-it-yourselfer, this frame has no front shock mounts - you can fabricate your own or choose from those offered by Speedway!

Shown with optional rearend and engine mounts installed. This part number does not include a rear axle housing or engine/transmission mounts (as pictured). If you wish to add these items to your chassis, simply purchase these items along with your frame kit. 

All of our T kits are also available with chrome suspension.  This option includes chrome plated: front and rear hairpins, rear coilovers, front axle, front leaf spring, front shocks, steering arms, tie rod, drag link, and related hardware.  

Chassis Exploded View (Link)

This item requires a 3-4 week build time.

Item Details

Body 715-2257

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Frame Assembly
  • 1-1/2 X 3" Rectangular steel tube frame with 102" wheelbase
  • 3" O.D. round tube front crossmember
  • Spring-behind front suspension with 4" drop tube axle and hairpin radius rods
  • Choice of '37-'48 Ford or '49-'54 Chevy-style spindles with king pins fitted
  • Coil spring rear suspension with panhard bar
  • Cross Steering with Vega steering box
  • Frame assembly includes: front spring, axle, spindles, rear coil springs, rear shocks, and panhard bar; front and rear radius rods; Vega steering box with pitman arm; master cylinder, bracket and pedal
  • Available with plain or chrome suspension components

Standard Body

  • Rugged 1-piece fiberglass body
  • Flat, smooth firewall
  • Molded-in flat dash
  • Body lip around top edge to attach upholstery
  • One-piece 20" T pickup bed
  • Available with a channeled floor

Specs

  • Body Dimensions
    • Total Length:  52"
    • Firewall Width:  26.5"
    • Body Width:  45"
    • Body Height:  24"

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Product Q&A

4 questions : 4 answers

1 answers

How thick is the 1 1/2 x 3" tubing for the frame rails?

Biglen6
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
February 22, 2015

How thick is the 1 1/2 x 3" tubing for the frame rails?

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February 23, 2015
EricM
The 3" x 1.5" rectangle tubing frame rails are .120" wall thickness.
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How much does the kit weigh? I have smaller trailer with limited weight capacity. Can I pick it up at your show room?

Bluebear
June 28, 2014

How much does the kit weigh? I have smaller trailer with limited weight capacity. Can I pick it up at your show room?

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June 30, 2014
EricM
The frame and all suspension parts weigh approximately 450 pounds. The body weighs approximately 94 pounds. You can certainly pick up the kit at our facility in Lincoln, NE but you will need to place the order in advance so that we can get it ready for you.
1 answers

Does it come with some type of title or what?

Fordboy
January 16, 2014

Does it come with some type of title or what?

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January 16, 2014
EricM
The T bucket kits along with our other kit cars do not come with titles. Once completed it will take a sheriff’s inspection to verify it meet your state requirements and safety factors. Some states categorize as a construction title, kit car title, or POP title. They will assign a VIN and then your licensing department will issue the title. For exact requirements you will need to check with your local DMV and they should have the necessary information to make it a simple process. Make sure to keep an accurate list of parts and serial numbers to prove ownership including all your Speedway Motors receipts.
1 answers

Dose this kit includ brakes

Beefy
wisconsin rapids, wisconsin
July 31, 2015

Dose this kit includ brakes

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August 03, 2015
Zach
Expert
As pictured it does not include brakes, but we do offer brake packages for the kit
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