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

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What's in the Box

The all new Deluxe T frame is engineered to deliver the ultimate ride and handling of any T-bucket chassis! An exclusive triangulated four-bar rear suspension with coilover shocks and urethane bushings provides unparalleled adjustability and traction control, plus better ride quality than any other T-bucket chassis on the market. It's paired with urethane-bushed four-bars supporting the spring-behind-axle front suspension. The Deluxe '23 T sets a new standard for the next generation of T-buckets!

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 product requires a 3-4 week build time.

Notes

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
  • Urethane-bushed front four bars and panhard bar
  • Choice of '37-'48 Ford or '49-'54 Chevy-style spindles with king pins fitted
  • Combination headlight and front shock mounts
  • Innovative triangulated four-bar rear suspension with urethane bushings and coilover shocks
  • Cross steering with Vega steering box
  • Frame assembly include: front spring, axle, spindles, and panhard bar; rear coilover shocks and panhard bar; front and rear four bars with urethane bushings; Vega steering box; 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"

Item Details

Body 715-2257

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
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jab64
Verified Purchaser
Ingram, TX, USA
Product Rating

1923deluxe T bucket kit

October 23, 2014
a very well thought out product very complete for what i ordered wish i would of had the funds to get the motor/trans mounts and rear end but cant have everything
Pros:
  • love it
Cons:
  • None I can think of
Yes, I recommend this product.
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jab64
Verified Purchaser
Ingram, TX, USA
Product Rating

1923deluxe T bucket kit

October 23, 2014
a very well thought out product very complete for what i ordered wish i would of had the funds to get the motor/trans mounts and rear end but cant have everything
Pros:
  • love it
Cons:
  • None I can think of
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

8 questions : 8 answers

1 answers

Is the body available in a colored gel coat?

SRW1
December 18, 2014

Is the body available in a colored gel coat?

Answers

December 19, 2014
EricM
Sorry these are not available in any other colors. The body still needs to be painted even if white is the color you plan to use. There is some hand sanding and smoothing done after the gel coat is applied so it is not a finished look anyhow.
1 answers

Will I be able to use your other body parts on this kit? Can front and rear fenders, running boards and other body parts that you sell be used with this kit?

roadwarrior55
Neola, IA 51559, USA
November 03, 2014

Will I be able to use your other body parts on this kit? Can front and rear fenders, running boards and other body parts that you sell be used with this kit?

Answers

November 03, 2014
EricM
We offer several fenders for Model T but they are intended to be mounted on the original full body cars, not a T bucket kit. It might be possible to mount fenders and running boards on this kit but it would definitely be a custom installation and require some good fiberglass working skills.
1 answers

stick shift i have your deluxe T kit with standard body with the 3 inch channel and would like to know what sifter you all use in it and where do you mount it on the floor or on the trans it self you do not even cover that in the build manual or what size hole needed if mounted on the trans.

jab64
Ingram, TX, USA
October 31, 2014

stick shift i have your deluxe T kit with standard body with the 3 inch channel and would like to know what sifter you all use in it and where do you mount it on the floor or on the trans it self you do not even cover that in the build manual or what size hole needed if mounted on the trans.

Answers

November 03, 2014
EricM
The T buckets use a very close transmission to transmission tunnel spacing and you will need to use the floor mount shifter. Customers that attempt the transmission mount end up with such a hole that no one makes a boot big enough to conceal and need to build a framework to encompass part of the shifter assembly and cover with carpet. With the limited space for occupants and feet this is not the best scenario. Floor mount such as number 491635-16 is a commonly used shifter unless you want one with a different length shifter handle.
1 answers

Can I use your fenders and running boards with this kit. I am planning on building one of your Bucket "T"s. I will need to have front and rear bumpers and fenders to cover from outside tread to outside tread of the tires in order to pass Iowa DOT. So I am looking to build one with fenders, running boards and any other body parts that will work with one of your kits. If this kit will not work, do you sell a kit that will accommodate these other body parts. I can go either way with an Enclosed or open engine compartment.

roadwarrior55
Neola, IA
October 30, 2014

Can I use your fenders and running boards with this kit. I am planning on building one of your Bucket "T"s. I will need to have front and rear bumpers and fenders to cover from outside tread to outside tread of the tires in order to pass Iowa DOT. So I am looking to build one with fenders, running boards and any other body parts that will work with one of your kits. If this kit will not work, do you sell a kit that will accommodate these other body parts. I can go either way with an Enclosed or open engine compartment.

Answers

October 30, 2014
EricM
The concern would be bumpers as that issue has not been addressed. The hot rod T’s have a spring behind the front axle and for bumpers it would require brackets up over the front suspension for likely an undesirable look. Your best option would be a Model A roadster or 32 roadster in full fendered trim with bumpers.
1 answers

do you have a top for this model?

swilly
January 13, 2014

do you have a top for this model?

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January 14, 2014
EricM
We offer a Deluxe Model T top bow kit under part number 91655801 that is adjustable to get the stance you prefer and handles our T bucket and the windshield frames we offer. The wooden header is cut to the length you desire and also the tubes for height of the top. You will then need to have a local shop sew up a fabric top for it.
1 answers

rear coil over spring weight? With the average small block chevy set up what spring weight do you recommend for the rear coil over springs?

Harv
August 11, 2013

rear coil over spring weight? With the average small block chevy set up what spring weight do you recommend for the rear coil over springs?

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August 13, 2013
Jason
The standard Speedway Motors T bucket with a small block and automatic weighs in around 1500 pounds. The complete kit comes with 115 pound 10” coil over springs. In some cases depending on modifications and driver requirements the rate could be increased or decreased as needed.
1 answers

I will be stamping my VIN (same as s/n from mso) on my frame. I have been asked as to what the rockwell hardeness of the TBucket frame is. I will be stamping my VIN (same as s/n from mso) on my frame. I have been asked as to what the rockwell hardeness of the TBucket frame is in order to purchase a stamp set hard enough to do the job.

Bill
Shreveport
July 11, 2013

I will be stamping my VIN (same as s/n from mso) on my frame. I have been asked as to what the rockwell hardeness of the TBucket frame is. I will be stamping my VIN (same as s/n from mso) on my frame. I have been asked as to what the rockwell hardeness of the TBucket frame is in order to purchase a stamp set hard enough to do the job.

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July 11, 2013
Jason
This t-bucket frame is made from 1010 hot rolled steel and 65 rockwell on the "B" scale.
1 answers

how much does it weigh?

bmwben
October 16, 2012

how much does it weigh?

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October 17, 2012
Jason
Dependinng on how you equip your T-bucket the basic buckets such as the yellow one currently featured and some others with variations in suspension and drive trains the overall weight is normally around the 1500 to 1800 pound range so the power to weight ratio is high as compared to most.
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