Express Wheels – 1923 Ford T Bucket


Name: Brent and Dawn Capon.

From: Nightcaps.

When and why did acquire it? 3 years ago, always wanted one.

What is the vehicle’s history? Three national Top T Bucket Awards.

Has it been altered it in any way? Not by me but has had a few rebuilds by previous owners.

What’s it like to drive? Fast and loud.

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Anywhere as long as it’s sunny and warm.

Top speed? Legal speed limit.

Best driving experience? Around Cromwell in the sun.

Worst driving experience? Wet roads.

What other vehicles of note have you owned? 2007 BF Falcon Cobra Ute and car.

Best music to drive to? No radio in T Bucket.

Describe your driving style: Relaxed.

EVENT: Southern Grilles & Gasoline Night Cruise, and Car and Bike Show.
Friday, February 5, the Invercargill CBD will come to life with the sights and sound of classic cars, hot rods continuously cruising the city’s main street 6pm-9pm. Bring the family.

Saturday, February 6, sees the third Southern Gillies & Gasoline Car and Bike Show kick into action at the Collegiate Rugby Grounds, corner of Lindisfarne St and Otepuni Ave, Invercargill. American, Australian, British, European, Japanese, classic, custom, competition, vintage, hot rod, retro caravans and pickup trucks will be on display, as well as food and craft stalls, live music from band El Scratcho, free children’s rides and entertainment. Entry by the way of a gold coin donation. Funds to Salvation Army Food Bank Southland.

Engine: 350 Chev
Transmission: Turbo 350
Colour: Black with flames

Photo: Supplied