The builders meet at the Great Labor Day Cruise to see each others projects for the first time.
Final assembly for the Bel Air; subframe and fluid lines for the Nova.
Finishing the paint job on the Bel Air, while the Nova receives new seats, door panels, a differential and a gas tank.
A '56 Chevy Bel Air; a '71 Chevy Nova; Surf City Garage puts on a car show.
The cars are unveiled.
The project cars have their electrical and sound systems installed.
The Duster is painted before reassembly; the WIllys is ready to be put back together.
Both cars are prepped for painting, the Willys is pin striped.
Air conditioning is installed in the two cars.
Installing the exhaust systems on both cars.
The Duster's Hemi gets the mockup treatment; working on the Willys electrical system.
Both restoration cars have suspension work; The Willys gets its primer coat.
Cutting into the Duster; testing the Willys Coupe's engine.
Priming the Duster; the crew visits a GM plant in Canada.
Both restoration projects are evaluated before the start of repairs.
A 1972 Duster and a replica 1941 Willys coupe are this season's projects.
CCR cars at the 2010 SEMA show.
The Charger gets a new grill and window, the GS is ready for the SEMA show.
New transmission and audio system in the Charger, the CSOC GS turns on the lights.
Vinyl top the '69 Charger and rims on the Corvette.
The Vette and Charger get glammed up.
Build a Hemi engine and prep for paint.
Dan checks out the seats for the Charger while Laurent cranks the bass.
Use a lightweight foam block to fit the exhaust on the XP Charger.
Dan's sewing skills are revealed working on the Corvette's seats; suspension work for the Charger.
The Charger is coming back to life; the Vette gets its freak on with a super charger.
Dan and the boys prep the Charger to head west.
Split windows for the Vette and Charger parts.
Meet the new teams and begin on a 69 XP Hemi Charger and a 2006 C6 Corvette.
Both teams are on the road to Reno to reveal their show cars at Hot August Nights.
Both teams put the finishing touches on their project vehicles.
Dan visits a GM plant to see what goes into the 2010 Camaro.
The Camaro gets its first breath of life while the Mercury project reveals the secrets to chrome and pin striping.
Car restoration is a team effort, and both teams get a little extra help from the experts.
The cars are on the road to paint and body work.
"Prototype land"; engine, transmission and fabrication work.
Vic Edelbrock, Jr. joins Ted's engine build; Camaro suspension.
Team D & P makes up lost time; Ted's Rod Shop readies the Mercury.
The Camaro crew has to decide on using the old shell or a new one.
The new project cars and deconstruction.
Final preparations before painting; choosing a color scheme.
Classic works on custom bed rails; the Goodmark `Cuda body work.
Classic's upholstery; custom exhaust for the `Cuda.
The Classic Crew gets help with the engine; the Goodmark guys put all the metal back on the car.
Transmission and brake work.
The Classic Crew revives the lost art of leading; fabricating new pieces for the `Cuda.
The Goodmark Guys do body mods; the Classic Crew hits the cab.
Custom Hemi; making a truck look like a truck.
The Classic Crew gets a new chassis; the Goodmark Guys bake, prime, twirl, cut, install and modify.
Building a '53 Chevy pickup; tearing into a "new" '70 Cuda.
Dan puts doors on a Camaro and helps make a seat for the Chopper before touring the AMD warehouse to get more parts for the Daytona.
Dan gets to play in the sand while the Daytona gets blasted, body panels are added to the Camaro and what is a retro van without a retro bike?
The Camaro gets a firewall, Dan helps with a sunroof at Wyotech and he tours the Wellborn Musclecar Museum to understand the Daytona's roots.
It's like Christmas at AMD, Wyotech wants to add stripes to their van and Dan finds himself removing pieces from the Daytona.
Dan learns how Wyotech helps the community while the Daytona comes in from outside and the Camaro gets jigged.
Dan helps reclaim a Daytona from mother nature; a Camaro is built from scratch; Ford thinks Wyotech deserves a van.
Two new builds begin their restoration journey to SEMA.
Host Dan Woods hits the hiway to visit the GM engine plant, a legendary upholstery shop, and some Penn State suspension.
Tracker delivers a CNC plasma table to the Cuda team. LMC stainless steals their lines. Dan defies his son in-law.
The LMC Truck team begins to build. The Cuda team tears in and tears up.
Two build teams address their concepts and their corrosion.
Dan brings some expertise to the Cuda project. The LMC Truck team takes a brake.
Vintage Air provides some cool for the F-100; Magnaflow puts some air in their suspension; Chevelle team airs out some design plans.
Legendary race transmission builder, Art Carr supplies the F-100 with a bullet-proof C5 Transmission. Bedslide delivers a roll out for the RAM. Build teams change for the Chevelle.
Dan works with Wyotech students to tackle an LMC upholstery kit; AMD discovers problems with the chassis; Magnaflow farms out a lift and tire upgrade to local talent.
Dan helps AMD cover their tubs; Magnaflow covers their seats and sound; Wyotech takes delivery and assembles a new chassis.
The end is neigh. All 3 teams prepare to show their stuff. Last minute and final hours before they reveal.
Fresh from the paint booth, the Wyotech team begins adding interior electronics. Magnaflow adds toys to the bed of the RAM. Hushmat deflects any heat in the AMD Chevelle at American Muscle Cars.
Magnaflow builds a custom exhaust. Chevelle gets a custom driveshaft and custom interior. Wyotech starts custom paint on the F-100.
Sponsors from California kick in with significant support to both the Chevelle and F100 projects; Magnaflow adds boards to the Ram.
Dan travels to Georgia and Wyoming to examine the remnants of the project vehicles and how best to rebuild them; Rich at Magnaflow gets right to building accessories for his truck.
Dan meets three teams who intend to restore, upgrade, and customize three unique show projects. AMD, Wyotech, and Magnaflow all select the challenges they intend to face.
Camaro body; custom window frames.
Test driving the finished Impala and Bricklin.
Impala electrical work; final interior work on the Bricklin.
The Impala get's its engine back; the Bricklin gets a visit from a Corvette expert.
Prepping the Impala's paint job; Bricklin audio system.
The Impala goes to the body shop; the Bricklin gets graphics.
Impala sway bars and stereo; Bricklin drive train and paint.
The Impala's front sheet metal, radiator and fans go in.
The Impala gets a steering column and a drive shaft; priming the Bricklin's body.
Extra horsepower; stripping the paint from the Bricklin.
Installing the Impala's rear suspension; full teardown of the Bricklin's engine.
Metal work in the Impala; sand blasting the Bricklin.
Looking for Impala parts; separating the Bricklin's body and chassis.
This season's projects: a gull-winged Bricklin and a classic Impala.