One of the cool things about looking at a T-bucket is that you can see its plethora of parts from pretty much any angle, just as in viewing a motorcycle. And even though the engine is an integral part of the overall design, let's take a closer look. The original was motivated by a '52 Caddy, but our clone sports a '55 edition of the same basic powerplant. And, just as the original, it has all the goodies: Horne intake manifold with a quartet of Stromberg 97s, and a Jackson Roto-Faze ignition. You think of a Cad V-8 as being a really big motor, but in actuality, the 331-incher had to have a session with the boring bar to make it to current small-block Chevy dimensions of 350 cubes. The transmission is SOHRP (standard old hot rodding practice), a '39 Ford Top Loader, which (just as the original) puts power to the pavement through a shortened torque tube and early Ford rearend.