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Rick and Brent get started on MuscleCar's newest build: Project Street Fighter, a 1971 Cuda 440 for UFC President Dana White. The car is blown apart, gets subframe connectors and a custom k-member. Rick shows how to make your own... (17:46)
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.
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!
The MuscleCar guys get 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.
Learn how you can take the concept of a classic Muncie 4-Speed and improve on it in every way, shape, and form. Then it’s safe glass removal, floor panel prep, and a great way to keep raw metal panels from rusting.
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.
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, which can save you a pile of cash, and Mank works on revitalizing the stock front end components.
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.
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.