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To our knowledge, the Oct. '55 issue of Hot Rod was Norm Grabowski's first magazine ink with his roadster, which the editors dubbed, "Lightnin' Bug." Note Tim Miller's Ardun-powered '25 T from Portland, OR, sharing the cover, which the editors christened "Frightenin' Freighter." There are similarities and differences between the two, but in the end, only Norm's style would go on to become the "T-bucket." Note, too, that for lack of a better description of open Model T's with truncated pickup beds, they were called "Tailgate Torpedoes."