Detroit Muscle - Trans Am Part 3 Movie Car Magic


Team upgrades F-body Poncho suspension/brakes and torque converter.


Doug's Headers

800-827-3758



  • Exhaust Cutouts, Electric, Bolt-On, Stainless Steel, Natural, 2.5 in. Diameter, Kit

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The Industrial Depot

866-729-9925



  • The Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware, and Shop Supplies

Dupli-Color

800-247-3270



  • Paint, Engine, Enamel with Ceramic Resin, Gloss, Pontiac Metallic Blue, 12 oz., Aerosol, Each

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  • Paint, Engine, Enamel with Ceramic Resin, Semi-Gloss, Black, 12 oz., Aerosol, Each

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  • Paint, Engine, Enamel with Ceramic Resin, Flat Gray Primer, 12 oz., Aerosol, Each

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TCI Automotive

888-776-9824



American Powertrain Systems

931-646-4836



  • X-Factor Aluminum Cross Member, 75-81 F-body to 700r4/4L60/4L65, includes hardware and bolt plates.

Prothane

888-PROTHANE



Loctite

800-LOCTITE



RockAuto.com

800-762-5288



  • ES427R Outer Tie Rod, ES2001L Inner Tie Rod, ES2002L Inner Tie Rod, ES2004S Adjusting Sleeve, DS883 Center Link, K6186 Idler Arm

  • Brake Hose, Left/Right

EBC Brakes

888-632-8068



Summit Racing

800-230-3030



  • Carburetor, Summit, 750 cfm, Square Bore, 4-Barrel, Electric Choke, Vacuum Secondary, with DVD, Each

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TMI

951-272-1996



  • Door Panels, Silver Series, Full Door Coverage, Vinyl, Medium Red, Chevy, Pair

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2015 | EPISODE 01

Project Banana Split - Deadly Doors

Old school sheet metal tricks to convert classic '49 Ford into a custom with suicide doors.




2015 | EPISODE 02

Punch Job

How to convert from manual door handles to electric door poppers and punch custom hood louvers in a vintage Ford.




2015 | EPISODE 03

Crazy Hemi

Team grafts world's first low deck, all aluminum Hemi and T56 six speed gearbox into '70 Challenger resto-mod.




2015 | EPISODE 04

Custom Headlights & Tail Lamps

Hands on tech on how to graft in '55 Olds lamps, convert to 12v blue dot taillights and french-in license plate




2015 | EPISODE 05

Shaker Secrets

The team shows how to find and install Mopar's iconic Shaker hood on 70 Hemi Challenger restomod




2015 | EPISODE 06

Peaked and Shaved

How to customize a classic '49 Ford front end by bull-nosing and peaking the hood and building one-off bumpers




2015 | EPISODE 07

Rub-a-dub Mini Tub

Step-by-step tech on how-to mini tub a muscle car rear end to create clearance for massive tires




2015 | EPISODE 08

Banana Split: Turn & Stop

Guys convert ancient king pins and drums to spindles and discs to lower and slow down our flathead Ford




2015 | EPISODE 09

Banana Split: Skirts & Paint

Team fabs custom fiberglass bubble skirts and lays down a two-tone paint job on our old school '49 Ford custom




2015 | EPISODE 10

Gen 6 Mustang: Blown GT

Guys test stock 2015 Mustang V8 and then force-feed it 627 HP with a Ford Racing supercharger kit




2015 | EPISODE 11

Gen 6 Mustang: Suspension

New Mustang gets trick independent rear suspension mods from Ford Racing to handle 600+ HP Coyote V8




2015 | EPISODE 12

Project: Ultra Violet

Celebrity builder Chris Ryan shows how-to lay down metallic paint and graphics on our very purple Challenger




2015 | EPISODE 13

Flatheads Rule

Team transplants hopped up 3-duce flathead into old school custom plus how-to covert from 6 to 12 volt electrics




2015 | EPISODE 14

Challenger Challenges

Resto-mod tech: how to refurbish an expensive grill, insulate a uni-body plus tips on reassembling brightwork.




2015 | EPISODE 15

Athletic A-Body

Team tightens up Gen 2 Chevelle with 1" drop spindles, coil springs, sway bars and rear disc brake upgrade.




2015 | EPISODE 16

Skirts, Spinners & Wide Whites

49 custom gets bubble skirts, fresh chrome, Sombrero caps and whitewalls, plus acid-porting cast iron manifolds.




2015 | EPISODE 17

Mopar Makeovers

Team fabs high flow EFI fuel system, serpentine belt drive and dual fan cooling system for '70 Hemi Challenger




2015 | EPISODE 18

Hot Rod How-to: Interiors

Secrets on fabricating a custom interior and how muscle car sheet metal panels are made and tested




2014 | EPISODE 01

Trans Am Transformation

Morphing a Firebird into a Trans Am




2014 | EPISODE 02

Trans Am Part 2

Building a 500 horse pump gas Pontiac




2014 | EPISODE 03

Trans Am Part 3 Movie Car Magic

Upgrading F-body Poncho suspension & brakes




2014 | EPISODE 04

Stout Differential

How to build a posi-traction rear end




2014 | EPISODE 05

4 Barrel Fix

Overhauling the legendary Carter AFB 4 barrel carb




2014 | EPISODE 06

Tough As Nails Trans Am

Modifying Rear Suspension and Frame for Big Power




2014 | EPISODE 07

1969 Car Wars

The year of the Hemi, the COPO & the Cobra Jet




2014 | EPISODE 08

Bandit Body Building

How-to restore cracked fiberglass body panels, customize fender scoops and remove decals without paint damage.




2014 | EPISODE 09

Beautiful Black Bird

Guest builder Chris Ryan coats our Tribute Trans Am with ebony paint, then the guys apply the massive gold bird decal.




2014 | EPISODE 10

Interior Creature Comforts

How-to soundproof and refurbish a worn-out interior. Plus the guys show how to make a shaker hood.




2014 | EPISODE 11

Firebird Finale

Big inch Pontiac TA gets tuned on the chassis dyno and how to dial in your alignment without going to a shop.




2014 | EPISODE 12

Plain Pony to Fastback

Mustang guru Alan Shepley and the guys perform major cosmetic surgery converting a stock '67 coupe into an iconic fastback.




2014 | EPISODE 13

427 Cobra Replica: All Girls Build

Top auto industry females build a replica of the legendary 427 Cobra with a Factory Five Racing Mark lV Roadster kit.




2014 | EPISODE 14

Grocery Gladiator: Blown Magnum

The guys supercharge and upgrade exhaust turning a plain Jane Dodge Magnum wagon into a stealthy street fighter.




2014 | EPISODE 15

Grocery Gladiator: Smooth Shave

We lower our Dodge wagon, shave its roof rack, install a fresh air hood and apply an accent paint job.




2014 | EPISODE 16

Go With the Flow: Performance Pump Tech

Money Saving How-To: rebuilding fuel, water and oil pumps for more muscle car performance and reliability.




2014 | EPISODE 17

Glass Tech 101

Tech secrets, tips and techniques on how-to restore, repair, and replace automotive glass.




2014 | EPISODE 18

Hurst Olds: Panel Gap Perfection

Long term Hurst Olds project returns for sheet metal tech: how-to create perfect hood, fender and door gaps.




2014 | EPISODE 19

Hurst Olds: Aluminum Air Box

How to fabricate a custom functional aluminum forced-air intake system to feed our LSX 454.




2014 | EPISODE 20

Project Ultra Violet: '70 Challenger

Team kicks off a new resto-mod project with a rare, but rusted Mopar that gets a rotisserie ride to the blaster.




2014 | EPISODE 21

Project Ultra Violet: Roof Skin

Team salvages rotted out '70 Challenger with how-to weld in a new metal roof, drip rails and A-pillars.




2014 | EPISODE 22

Project Ultra Violet: Framed

Chassis guru Jeff Schwartz brings in his G-Machine chassis to convert uni-body Challenger to a full frame.




2014 | EPISODE 23

Project Ultra Violet: Body Beautiful

Final Mopar sheet metal tech - how to weld in a new trunk pan and fabricate a front cowl panel from scratch.





427 Cobra Replica: All Girls Build

Season 2014, Episode 13

Top auto industry females build a replica of the legendary 427 Cobra with a Factory Five Racing Mark lV Roadster kit.


Interior Creature Comforts

Season 2014, Episode 10

How-to soundproof and refurbish a worn-out interior. Plus the guys show how to make a shaker hood.

Trans Am Transformation

Season 2014, Episode 01

The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 474 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.

Trans Am Part 2

Season 2014, Episode 02

The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 574 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.

Trans Am Part 3 Movie Car Magic

Season 2014, Episode 03

Team upgrades F-body Poncho suspension/brakes and torque converter.

Stout Differential

Season 2014, Episode 04

Team builds a stronger rear end, adds an EFI system and converts from rear drums to discs.

Tough As Nails Trans Am

Season 2014, Episode 06

The team reworks their Pontiac's rear suspension, orders a custom driveshaft and fabricates a set of homemade frame connectors.

Bandit Body Building

Season 2014, Episode 08

How-to restore cracked fiberglass body panels, customize fender scoops and remove decals without paint damage.

Beautiful Black Bird

Season 2014, Episode 09

Guest builder Chris Ryan coats our Tribute Trans Am with ebony paint, then the guys apply the massive gold bird decal.

Firebird Finale

Season 2014, Episode 11

Big inch Pontiac TA gets tuned on the chassis dyno and how to dial in your alignment without going to a shop.

Detroit Muscle Schedule

Thursday
9/3
4:00 PM ET
NBC Sports Network
Saturday
9/5
9:30 AM ET
CBS Sports Network
Sunday
9/6
10:30 AM ET/PT
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Tuesday
9/8
3:00 PM ET
NBC Sports Network
Saturday
9/12
9:30 AM ET
CBS Sports Network

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