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My Old First Love


'22 T Bucket
"The Orange Crate"

Featured in "Street Rodder" Magazine in August 1974


Ted Smallwood is searching for his old First Love a ‘22 T Bucket he called the “Orange Crate”. He would like to hear of any history or of the present owner...Can you help him find this missing car?

Built in 1972 by Roger Walker--Moore, Oklahoma

Sold to Larry Benson--Moore, Oklahoma--late 1972 or early 1973

Purchased by Ted Smallwood--Mounds, Oklahoma--September 1973

Sold to Thurman Riggs--Tulsa, Oklahoma--February 1977

Last known location was in Claremore, Oklahoma in the late 1970s/early 1980s


Anyone have any information on this T Bucket?


You can E-mail Ted Smallwood at [email protected] or give him a call at (918) 527-4491 or e-mail us at with any info on Ted’s first love.




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