Television's first how-to series on sourcing, restoring, painting and modifying original V8 American muscle cars from the 60s and 70s, plus Detroit's current modern muscle machines. Experts demonstrate how to rebuild, paint and resto-mod these iconic cars while sharing information on vehicle history and statistics. This show constitutes the country's largest community of muscle car fans.
Rick and Tommy give HorsePower a hand with their '68 Mustang Track Car by re-skinning the roof and giving it a tri-tone, single-stage paint scheme that's a tribute to Vic Edelbrock.
MuscleCar's A/FX drag car, Altered E-Go, gets a full custom exhaust including hand-fabbed cutout headers. Rick shows how to make your own mufflers.
Get tips on choosing your next project and planning a budget. Rick and Tommy take a trip to the salvage yard to choose a low-budget vehicle to restore, then bring it back to the shop, analyze the problems and come up with a plan.
MuscleCar unveils the plans for Project Blue Collar Buick, a '73 Century with a restoration budget of under $10K. The guys go on an engine-hunt, bring back a Buick 455, and tear it down before sending it to the machine shop.
Rick and Tommy show how to replace the entire roof on the '73 Buick. Rick demonstrates rust repair on the window channel, and Project Dead Goat terrorizes the neighborhood.
Project Red Sled is back! Tommy fabricates a center console to match the Impala style lines. Rick paints her red, then adds custom-airbrushed emblems to the quarter panels. Flashback showcases a 1968 AMX.
Rick finishes Red Sled's steering setup, and builds a one-off clutch z-bar. Tommy buttons up the Air Ride system by installing the air lines and Air Pod. Learn how to rebuild a starter. In Flashback, take a ride in a rare Ford Thunderbolt.
MuscleCar visits the shop where Project Blue Collar Buick's engine is being machined. Rick shows how to install a shift kit in a Turbo-Hydramatic 350. Tommy assembles the Buick 455. Flashback features a 1971 Dodge Super Bee.
Rick and Tommy show how to perfect the flaws in your paint with professional buffing, polishing, and touch-up techniques. Rick takes a trip back in time to a dealership circa 1971 at the Wellborn Muscle Car Museum.
Project Blue Collar Buick loses some serious weight from the front and rear bumpers. Rick shows how to graft in different door handles. Flashback features a 1965 Dodge Coronet S/S.
Rick replaces the tail panel on Project Blue Collar Buick, and designs some one-off budget tail lights using some unusual materials. Tommy shows how to save your car's old glass by polishing out scratches and haze. Flashback showcases a 1968 El Camino SS.
MuscleCar continues the budget-minded Blue Collar Buick build with front-end maintenance and inexpensive upgrades. Learn how to bring a points distributor back to life, or install a kit to convert one to electronic ignition. Flashback hits the road in a 1971 Dodge Super Bee.
MuscleCar's A/FX drag car, Altered E-Go, gets more custom touches with a new fender profile and front bumper. Rick shows how the Lexan slider windows are designed and constructed. Flashback features a 1965 Chevelle SS396.
It's everything you want to know about the good 'ole 4-speed! From Borg-Warner to Muncie, we'll go over the most common models, how to choose one, and how to rebuild one. Plus, a look at shifters, and how modern 5- and 6-speeds have improved on the basic 4-speed design. In Flashback, a 1971 Torino Cobra is unleashed on the streets.
Project Blue Collar Buick gets an amazing under-hood transformation that's cheap and easy to achieve. The big-block 455 Buick engine roars to life for the first time, and Flashback features a 1969 Camaro Z-28 Rally Sport.
Rick and Tommy guide the Wyo Tech grads through an all-over paint job on a third-gen Camaro as a tribute to the U.S. military. The '61 Impala has some loose ends tied up in preparation for upholstery. Learn how Magnaflow mufflers are designed and made with a tour of the facility.
Rick and Tommy design and build a trick custom air cleaner for Blue Collar Buick, and Rick shows his flair with the air brush to finish it out. Tommy shows how to clean and seal an old gas tank. Flashback showcases a '70 1/2 King Cobra Super Spoiler prototype.
The '73 Buick Century turns over a new leaf with a screaming orange and sinister charcoal paint scheme. Along the way, Rick and Tommy drop plenty of valuable tips on blocking for paint and two-tone layout. In Flashback, take a ride in a 1970 Challenger TA.
Altered E-Go, the Comet drag car, is back in the shop for a custom fiberglass hood. Rick shows how to make a mold from the original panel, then uses that mold to make a lightweight, easily replaceable hood for the Comet. Tommy designs and fabricates the torque arms that will keep Altered E-Go's rear axle from doin? the twist. Flashback showcases a '63 Plymouth Savoy Max Wedge drag car.
The MuscleCar crew teams up with Horsepower to build a Factory Five Racing Thirty-Three hot rod. Take a tour or FFR's factory and see how the cars are designed and manufactured. Rick tries out water-borne paint as he gives the Thirty-Three some custom paint and graphics.
Tommy and Chris turn a '70 Mustang that's become an eyesore into a beauty, showing how you can overhaul your ride's appearance in one easy weekend. Mix your own custom paint colors, replace some key exterior pieces, and bolt on some bling under the hood. Flashback showcases a 1971 Javelin AMX.
Learn how to refresh an interior on a budget with tips on dash pad and seat repair, dyeing vinyl, fabricating panels, and refurbing original parts. Project Blue Collar Buick hits the road for the first time. Flashback features a 1970 Buick GS.