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Old 08-14-2004, 01:04 AM
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hey guys i just got a t-bucket kit, havent paid for it yet a friend of mine is selling it to me to where i pay for it if i decide to keep it, it has an s-10 rear end, and a removable gate, insert on the body along with a wood floor, and a funky looking front end, i have on problem i cant figure out how im supposed to do the stearing on it, im not to where i have decided on the motor but i need it road worthy by october so i can cart it to the school and paint it, motor can come along later im debating between a dodge 360 and an lt1 i can get at the junk yard for a few hundred ill post pics of the front end once i get some

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I have about $6500 in my 32 chevy , all home made ,glass!!!
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Come join in on the National T Bucket BBs. I am building my 3rd bucket now. They are a blast to build and drive. I built my 1st one for about $5000 and just sold it for $10,000. Now I have the money to build a blown motor in a bucket
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Kit car

Hotrodman is right. I just finished a Marlene kit car (looks like a 1936 Mercedes). It took 2000 hours me working alone and 15 months of basically daily work. I figure if I only paid myself $10.00 per hour that's 20 grand! Soon after I got started I saw them practically every day on ebay with only 4 or 5 thousand miles for 5 to 10,000 dollars. The highest I ever saw was $18,000.00. All with only a few thousand miles! And all of these were factory built that cost 35 to $40,000.00 back in the 1980's!
Mine cost me a LOT more than the $20,000 in slave wages.
BUY! Don't build unless you are crazy like me or just like to waste your tilme and money.
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Wasn't someone on this forum building a ultra cheap T-bucket using a Ford truck/van frame and running gear. It may have been last year, but there were tons of pics of it in his project journal.

D'oh, it was cboy's journal. And it was a 32. Anyway, some great ideas and it will show you the process of building a car.

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