The front subframe on our 1970 Camaro is torn apart and rebuilt with upgraded stock parts including a stouter sway bar. The undercarriage is given a makeover, and the rear end is swapped out for a 12-bolt unit complete with heavy duty springs. Flashback features a 1970 Camaro RS/Z28.
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.
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.
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.
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 '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.
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.
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.
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.
It's everything you want to know about the good ol' 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.