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T-Bucket Assembly Manual

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T-Bucket Assembly Manual
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What's in the Box

This manual shows you how to assemble one of our 1923 T-bucket or 1927 T Roadster kits. It's full of photos and step-by-step instructions to clearly illustrate the assembly process. Manual now includes chapters on installing the engine and drivetrain, preparing and intalling the body, windshield, wiring, and even how to install upholstery.

If you're considering a T-bucket purchase, you can purchase this manual first to see what it takes to build it yourself. The manual's price is fully refundable with the purchase of a 1923 or 1927 T kit.

NOTE:    This manual provides detailed examples on the assembly of a traditional T-bucket.  The manual does not provide in detail the assembly of our Tribute-T, but can be used as a generic reference to cover basic concepts.

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
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Tom
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Verified Reviewer
Orlando FL

Awesome

July 16, 2015
If you are building at bucket get this book
Yes, I recommend this product.
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goforit
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Upstate, NY

Not enough detail

June 21, 2015
Some people will probably see much more value in this book than its price, but I did not. It's well organized with good pictures, but for me it's lacking in detail in some areas. It's sold as an introductory manual so I should keep that in mind.
Pros:
  • Well Organized
  • Good Pictures
Cons:
  • Not Enough Detail
No, I would not recommend this product.
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KD6UNR
Verified Purchaser
Bellflower, ca

T Bucket Assembly manual

June 15, 2015
Nees to have more information on the electrical installation
Pros:
  • Basi Chassis Info Good
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Rickydamnit
Verified Purchaser
Milford, OH, USA

wonderful

March 27, 2015
Gives a good idea of what has to be done prior to ordering the project. Very good photos and discriptions.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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timmy2016
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i like it

March 02, 2015
It's a good book for someone that's starting and want to see what it will take to start their project
Yes, I recommend this product.
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jab64
Ingram, TX, USA

t- bucket assembly manual

November 06, 2014
very well done pictures are sharp and clear i think you need more measurements to where the motor and trans mounts go for those of us that can not afford that option also you mention if using chevy motor one needs an carrier bearing top of motor mount driver side but no mention of where to get it or part number also you do include in the manual about mounting our own rear end but you only do it for the ford you sell there are a lot of us out here that cant afford the 899.00 you sell it for and we have to use a rear end we can find and a lot of us use a chevy 10 bolt you need to include how to mount one of those as well and you also do not mention or show how and where and what shifter to use and mount you also need to give the measurements of the upholstery for those of us that cant afford the 900.00 for it and must do it ourselves .
Pros:
  • well written and pictures
Cons:
  • needs a bit more to be well rounded
Yes, I recommend this product.
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jab64 - Thank you for your review. We appreciate hearing from you. These comments have been forwarded on to our Customer Service team to help address your concerns. For further assistance, please feel free to contact us at 800.979.0122 to speak with one of our knowledgeable techs.
mecano64
Verified Purchaser
Brookfield, IL, USA

manual is completely easy to understand.

October 23, 2014
Full with all the features you need to build your Tbucket.Great manual.
Pros:
  • Great Features
  • Easy To Use
  • plain english
Cons:
  • hard to flip pages
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Easyrider
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Illinois, USA

Best way to review a product

September 21, 2014
The T-Bucket assembly Manual is well written with many color photo's. If you are considering buying a kit T*Bucket or starting from scratch this is the way to go, If neither it will be a nice addition to your garage library.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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LittleAl
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Madison, WI, USA

This manual is well worth the money !

September 17, 2014
Anyone who is considering building a Speedway T bucket will really appreciate the step by step instructions. It covers every part of the project and makes the build that much more fun. I would recommend this guide to everyone, from novice to expert. Very informative, and pictures too !! 5 stars
Pros:
  • step by step
  • pictures
Cons:
  • None
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Mk26
Verified Purchaser
West Seneca, NY, USA

This manual is very detailed.

September 09, 2014
I have just started my build and I am gathering information and this is perfect for getting some in depth information.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

5 questions : 8 answers

1 answers

Is the T Bucket manual available in PDF form?

Eric427
February 19, 2015

Is the T Bucket manual available in PDF form?

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February 20, 2015
EricM
Sorry this manual is only offered as a paper copy.
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I love to build the blue T bucket that you show in your video. Is there a detailed components list needed to build it? Thanks Orlando

Orlando
December 08, 2013

I love to build the blue T bucket that you show in your video. Is there a detailed components list needed to build it? Thanks Orlando

Answers

December 09, 2013
EricM
This assembly manual gives instructions on assembly as well as part numbers of the components used to build one of our T-Buckets. If you are interested in building a T-Bucket I highly suggest you get one of these manuals. If you end up buying one of our T-Bucket kits the purchase price of this manual will be fully refunded at the time you purchase the kit.
2 answers

can i install fenders on your kit?

pahrump nv.
October 12, 2011

can i install fenders on your kit?

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September 29, 2013
Louis
You can install them, but if body is mounted have to remove it. and every thing else has to be adjusted to go with it to a certain point. But you should have enough slack in wiring and battery cables and fuel lines to be raised up the thikness of the fenders and running boards.
October 13, 2011
John
Part number 715900 Our kits do not offer the option of fenders, brackets, and necessary hardware. We do offer motorcycle style fenders that could be adapted to the front under part numbers 9002746 and 9002031. For the rear the standby for years has been numbers 9002040 or 9002041. Neither comes with the brackets or hardware and this would be up to the builder to fabricate. Original style fenders and running boards will not match up to the frame dimensions or wheelbase of the T bucket kits we offer.
3 answers

I want to build a 27 T using your Deluxe body. I want to build my own frame using suspension parts that I already have. Does this manual give details as to dimensions and mounting points required for the 27 T Deluxe body?

Jory
Texas
June 17, 2011

I want to build a 27 T using your Deluxe body. I want to build my own frame using suspension parts that I already have. Does this manual give details as to dimensions and mounting points required for the 27 T Deluxe body?

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September 22, 2014
Easyrider
No it does not, as your frame will not be built to the same dimensions as theirs. I built my own frame and would strongly recommend buying Tex Smith's (HOW TO BUILD HOT ROD CHASSIS). Before starting the project.
June 21, 2011
John
Our T bucket manual goes into extensive details on the assembly of one of our T bucket kits or the 27 roadster kit. It does not however get into a blue print scenario with dimensions of the frame and body mount location. Some customers utilize 4 body mounts and other customers may go with 6 for more solid assembly. Normally this is up to the customers preference and in the case of a custom frame, mounts would need to be located as needed.
October 11, 2011
lowroder
yes it has some details on mounting . all of speedways parts are pretty much bolt in stuff. or weld. makes it real easy for a do it yourself guy
1 answers

Is there going to be an update for this manual including more details pertaining to the Tribute T?

Mat
Troy, NY
June 09, 2015

Is there going to be an update for this manual including more details pertaining to the Tribute T?

Answers

June 10, 2015
Zach
Expert
I'm sorry to say that we dont have any manual for the Tribute T at this time and I dont know when we will have an update on that.
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