It’s not every day someone suggests that a group of novices build a kit car. But when the novice is the oldest grandchild of Speedy Bill Smith, people have a hard time saying no! These girls couldn’t resist digging in, getting their hands a little greasy, learning about wiring harnesses, balancing tires, engine mounting and all the nuts and bolts in between.
And did they ever! Welcome to the adventures of five Speedway Motors employees taking on the challenge of building a T Bucket using only Speedway Motors parts to launch the addition of fiberglass fenders to this popular build kit.
The Quick Hits:
Engine: BluePrint 383 S/B Crate Engine
Carb: Edelbrock 1806, 650 CFM
Fender Kit: ’23 T Full Fender Kit
Shifter Knob: 6? Lokar Shift Lever
Rear End: Currie 9 Inch Ford with 350 Ring & Pinion
Frame: ’23 Frame Kit with Body/Bed/Channeled Floor
Front End: Comes in Frame Kit (Chrome Upgrade)
Steering Column: Speedway 30 Inch Stainless Steering Column
Transmission: B&M TH 350
Gauges: Omega Kustom 5-Gauge Set