Engine: 351 CID V8
Transmission: 2 Speed Automatic
Mileage: 19142 (actual)
Body Style: Convertible
Exterior Color: Purple/Pink
Interior Color: Purple
Gateway Classic Cars of Houston is happy to present to you this gorgeous 1923 Ford T-Bucket which has a ton of character. The first thing you will notice about the car is the beautiful purple-blue paint job from House of Colors. This is complimented by the well matched purple vinyl interior seating surfaces. This one is powered by a 351 CID V8 crate motor and Exner Racing transmission which makes it extremely fast by anyone’s standards. It has all the grunt to give you those massive smiles and a 2-speed power glide transmission that will keep it all tame so it’s easy to drive. This vehicle has never been damaged, flooded, flood titled, salvage titled or theft recovered. Model Ts were hot-rodded and customized from the 1920s on, but the T-bucket was specifically created and named by Norm Grabowski in the 1950s. This car was named Lightning Bug, better known as the Kookie Kar, after being redesigned by Grabowski and appearing in the TV show 77 Sunset Strip, driven by character Gerald "Kookie" Kookson. The exposure it gained led to numerous copies being built. A genuine T-bucket has the two-seater body of a Model T roadster (with or without the turtle deck or small pickup box), this "bucket"-shaped body shell giving the cars their name. A Model T-style radiator is usually fitted, and even these can sometimes be barely up to the task of cooling the large engines fitted. Windshields, when fitted, are vertical glass like the original Model T. Today, T-buckets remain common. They generally feature an enormous engine for the size and weight of the car, generally a V8, along with tough drivetrains to handle the power and large rear tires to apply that power to the road. The front wheels are often much narrower than the rear wheels, and are often motorcycle wheels. Call the Houston showroom at (832) 243-6220 for more information on this vehicle. If you are viewing this on a 3rd party website then you will be able to find more pictures and an HD video by visiting www.gatewayclassiccars.com. Our showroom is open to the public and you are able to visit us 9-5 Mon-Sat at 71 Esplanade Blvd Suite 100, Houston, TX 77060.
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