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MuscleCar

Season 2013 2013
TV-G

  • 2013-01-05T05:00:00Z on Spike TV
  • 25 mins
  • 5 hours, 20 mins (19 episodes)
  • United States
  • Special Interest

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.

23 episodes

2013x01 It's Business Time!

  • Season Premiere

    2013-01-05T05:00:00Z — 16 mins

The Pro Street Dodge Dart, Project Business Time, is ready to drive. The guys show how to lock down your drag tires with a set of rim screws, then it's taking the Dodge for a Slow cruise to check for any problems. Flashback takes a look at another Dart with a tendency towards swinging, and then Business Time finally hits the track.

2013x02 Oldsmobile Restomod Returns

  • 2013-01-12T05:00:00Z — 16 mins

Tommy and Mank set to work on the Olds Cutlass Hurst Tribute Restomod by making room for an oversized set of custom wheels and tires. Flashback takes a look at a rare Mopar that was built to take the strip by storm, and Mank shows a $20 fix that can be a serious upgrade for your brakes

2013x03 Olds Tank Mods & Glass Etching

  • 2013-01-19T05:00:00Z — 16 mins

The Oldsmobile Restomod Project's fuel tank requires some modification for a serious fuel pump, and the guys show you how to do it. Tommy does some rust repair on a door that is in need of rescue, then Mank and Tommy do some glass etching, with 3 different ways to personalize the glass on your ride.

The guys work on getting a completely custom firewall installed on the 1969 Oldsmobile Hurst Tribute Restomod, with help from car builder Brad Starks. Also, Tommy and Mank take a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains to visit one of the nation's Premiere Muscle Car Museums, where they make some rare finds.

2013x05 NOPO to COPO

  • 2013-02-09T05:00:00Z — 16 mins

With the starting point of an iconic Chevrolet Engine, Tommy and Mank set about creating a tribute to one of the world's most desired cars: a 1969 ZL1 COPO Camaro. But before they can build a car-they have to find one! This is the start of an iconic build.

An all-aluminum ZL1 Big Block gets plugged into the '69 COPO Camaro tribute, and the floor is modified to receive a conversion from automatic to 4-speed. Also, find out why trim pieces tend to pit so badly over time, and how to revive a barn find car without catching it on fire!

2013x07 COPO Camaro Suspension

  • 2013-02-23T05:00:00Z — 15 mins

Work continues on the MuscleCar COPO Camaro tribute project as the guys get to work building a suspension system that looks and works like an original high performance 1969 Camaro's would have. Tommy teaches you how to chop down a barn find Impala 12-bolt rear end to fit under a Camaro and Mank works on revitalizing the stock front end components.

2013x08 COPO Camaro Gains its Feet

  • 2013-03-02T05:00:00Z — 15 mins

The car has to be converted from automatic to manual floor pedals, and the firewall gets some factory style mods that change the car over to big-block style. Then, everything you ever wanted to know about brake lines and fuel lines.

2013x09 COPO Camaro Paint and Body

  • 2013-05-11T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

The guys try out a self-contained paint system on the 1969 COPO Camaro Tribute Project. Starting with body work, all the way through to buffing out the end result, learn how to take your finish from beginning to end.

2013x10 COPO Camaro 4-Speed Build

  • 2013-05-18T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

Learn how you can take the concept of a classic Muncie 4-Speed and improve on it in every way, shape, and form. &nbsp

2013x11 COPO Camaro Component Resto

  • 2013-05-25T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

The MuscleCar guys work on rescuing several stock pieces of their 1969 COPO Camaro Tribute Project. A pair of bucket seats with broken frames need some help, a steering column rebuild can save serious bucks, and a garage-fix for a broken plastic grill! Flashback takes a look at our COPO's cousin, another famous '69 Camaro the Z28 RS!

2013x12 COPO Interior and Exhaust

  • 2013-06-01T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

MuscleCar gets to plug in the stock-style interior for their 1969 COPO Camaro tribute project. Then Tommy shows how to address one of the more often neglected parts of a restoration: the inside of the trunk. Then it's exhaust from headers to tailpipes as the guys help the Camaro exhale.

2013x13 Build By Request Part 1

  • 2013-06-08T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

The guys address emailed-in questions about how to take care of a variety of projects on your car, most of which can save you money. Learn How to weld cast iron, how to fix sloppy, floppy door hinges, and go to paint school. Also see why all primers are not created equal!

2013x14 Build By Request Part 2

  • 2013-06-15T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

Tommy and Mank do another round of fixes aimed at answering your questions via e-mail. See how to get stuck bolts out of an aluminum housing, and fix the threads if you have to. See how radiator shops take your cooling components down to their bare bits. Check out a way to replace a casted-on bell housing. And then, see why Car TV Shows are still so popular decades after they are on tv!

2013x15 COPO to Go!

  • 2013-09-14T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

The MuscleCar guys tie a bow on the COPO Camaro Tribute project by showing how to properly prepare the crate engine for firing, including making your own oil priming tool. Then after a quick lesson in Carb tuning and timing, the COPO Camaro gets to have its day in the sun as the guys see what she can do.

2013x16 Oldsmobile Fenderpalooza

  • 2013-09-21T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

The MuscleCar guys get back to work on the '69 Olds Cutlass Restomod Project, beginning with a complete revamp of the fenders. Brad Starks lends a hand in building a set of custom sheet metal inner fenders for the Olds, and then Mank shows how to rescue the abused stock outer fenders by fixing the outer metal work, and replacing the missing reinforcement on the inside.

2013x17 Olds Fuel Tank and Racing 101

  • 2013-09-28T04:00:00Z — 16 mins

The Restomod Oldsmobile continues to see progress as the MuscleCar guys create a custom mounting location for the fuel tank, and add in a one-of-a-kind fuel filler through the side of the car. Then find out how you can affordably dip your toes into the world of drag racing, and discover the best way to protect your ride from hostile factors in the environment.

The '69 Restomod Olds Cutlass gets further transformed by receiving a radiator which gets mounted in the style of a Corvette, but requires extensive modifications to do so. Then the headers and exhaust system are plugged into the LSX power plant, and see how to modify a thermostat to make it work more efficiently.
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The '69 Oldsmobile Restomod sees further progression as the MuscleCar guys set show several ways that you can fill holes in the sheet metal of your cars body. Then they build the steering system for the A-Body Olds, Flashback takes a look at a rare AMC, and the brakes for the Oldsmobile are assembled.
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2013x20 '70 Monte Carlo Part 1

  • 2013-10-05T04:00:00Z — 25 mins

MuscleCar's Tommy Boshers gets a helping hand from the entire PowerBlock Team in order to begin turning a tired old 1970 Monte Carlo into a Serious G-Machine, which we'll be giving away to one lucky viewer. This episode includes an in-depth 6.0 LS build with HorsePower TV's John Bouchard.

Progress continues on the Monte Carlo Giveaway G-Machine as Mike from HorsePower helps Tommy from MuscleCar stiffen the frame, and Ian from Xtreme 4x4 lends a hand with a beefed-up rear end for the old Chevy. See how a suspension swap takes this GM car to a whole new level of handling.

Tommy from MuscleCar shows how to get rid of one of those annoying holdovers from the Muscle Car era: a vinyl top. Learn how to get rid of that nasty glue that doesn't want to let go! Then after some body work on our Giveaway Monte Carlo G-Machine, Kevin from Trucks swings by to lend a hand with the paint job.

It's wrapping up time for the the Giveaway Monte Carlo G-Machine build as the PowerBlock guys including Tommy from MuscleCar and Ryan from Trucks! set to tying up a ton of loose ends to get the old Chevy to Start, Stop, Go, and Turn.

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