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Seasons

Outlaws Invade Alabama
2006 | Episode 23
We launch this week's show with one of the wildest, heads-up racing events we've ever covered. It's the Outlaw Racing Street Car Association's points race from Huntsville, Alabama with cars crashing and records breaking on the eighth mile strip. Plus, we spotlight one of our favorite power-making projects during the past HorsePower season.

Blue Oval Bad Boy
2006 | Episode 22
Mike and Joe build a Ford 401 race motor with new cutting edge fuel injection technology. They'll show you how to install a new supercharging system on a late model, and Mike finally gets behind the wheel of the "HorsePower Modified" during its dirt track debut!

Million Dollar Racers
2006 | Episode 21
Imagine hundreds of weekend racers competing for a million dollars in prize money! It's a once a year spectacle on the strip where only rock-solid reaction times will keep you in the hunt. Also, another "Bang for the Buck" dyno test. This time is a cam, manifold and lifter swap on a Ford 302. Plus, another dyno test to compare wet vs. dry oil sump systems.

The Great Modified Cover-Up
2006 | Episode 20
The HorsePower built modified dirt racer gets a total vinyl wrap in preparation for its dirt track debut. Plus, Joe and Mike get to bang up on some air suspension equipped muscle cars at an Indiana road course. Back in the HorsePower Shop the Royal Bird Firebird gets the royal A/C treatment?

Raunchy Rat Gets Framed
2006 | Episode 19
Mike and Joe visit the annual Street Rod Nationals in search of a chassis for their '29 roadster Rat Rod body. Then, back at the shop they load it with suspension, brakes and a steering box. After that, they show you how to channel the body to make it ride right on the frame. Raunchy Rat is coming together.

Raunchy Rat - HorsePower on the Cutting Edge of a New/Old Trend
2006 | Episode 18
Rat Rods are hot! So, Joe and Mike explore the lifestyle and go on a mission to find the perfect Rat Rod body for our "Raunchy Rat" Plus, another "Bang for the Buck" test session... this time a new high performance top end kit and valvetrain they bolt on their test engine and discover the power gains. Also, some of the top Outlaw racers in the nation battle it out for $40,000 in prize money.

"Bang for the Buck" Dyno Testing Parts Combo Power Gains
2006 | Episode 17
The HorsePower hosts kick off a new, on-going series using their new DTS engine dyno to test performance parts combinations. Using a small block Chevy "mule motor", they'll bolt on a low profile, aluminum intake manifold and 600cfm carb and compare horsepower and torque numbers against the baseline.

Engine Dyno Testing - Cam Swap Test Results
2006 | Episode 16
It's a major milestone! Mike and Joe introduce their all new DTS engine dyno and state-of-the-art INC test cell. Then they break it in testing a small block Chevy cam swap. Also, a trip to the annual Hot Rod Reunion.

Vette on Steroids / How-To Twin Turbo the C-5
2006 | Episode 15
It's turbo time! Joe and Mike install a twin turbo kit on an '05 Corvette and you won't believe where it sits! This wild combo gives the Dyno Jet a workout! Plus, wild, heads-up Outlaw 10.5 drag racing!

Project: Stage 3 - Stopping & Turning the '06 GT
2006 | Episode 14
It's phase two of HPTV's '06 Mustang makeover - building a Roush Stage Three out of a stock 'stang. Joe and Mike install big brakes, sport suspension and an aero-body kit. Then it's open road for the ultimate test.

Project: Stage 3 - Supercharging the '06 Mustang
2006 | Episode 13
Mike and Joe kick off a two-show build up transforming a stock '06 Mustang into a Roush Stage 3. After base line runs, they wake up the GT big time with a bolt-on Roushcharger!

'82 Bracket Beater Camaro 250 HP Nitrous How-To
2006 | Episode 12
The HorsePower hosts go for broke, as they bolt a 250-horsepower nitrous kit to their '82 Bracket Beater Camaro. Plus... a trip to the ultimate gearhead getaway, the annual Year One Experience in Atlanta.

Project: Royal Bird - Paint & Restoration Trim
2006 | Episode 11
Our '69 Firebird's got horsepower under the hood; this time we pump up the power of its appearance by restoring its interior and exterior. Plus a trip to the "All Chevy Show" for some horsepower history in the making!

Project: Royal Bird - Tranny/Drive Train How-To
2006 | Episode 10
"Project: Royal Bird" Part 3: our big 474 inch Pontiac delivers a fat 550 hp on dyno! Now it's time to drop in. Plus track side action from the superbowl of drag racing, the World Street Nationals in Orlando!

Project: LX - Mustang Heads, Intake & Nitrous
2006 | Episode 09
It ain't a budget pony anymore! Mike and Joe step up our '92 Mustang with trick flow aluminum heads, EFI intake, performance valve train plus a little "spray" to make sure "Project: LX" gets strong numbers!

It's Time to Take Our Mustang LX to the Next Level!
2006 | Episode 08
It's time to take our Mustang LX to the next level ... beefing up the suspension and drivetrain to make way for some more power. Plus we party with the world's quickest 10.5 street fighters in outrageous outlaw competition.

The 1969 Firebird Is Back & Gets a Body Make-Over
2006 | Episode 07
Time for our new 1969 Firebird project car to get some paint, undercoating, new rear end, suspension and brakes. Plus... a trip to a championship Outlaw racing event where a father and son team finally realize their drag racing dreams.

New Project Car - 1992 Mustang LX
2006 | Episode 06
This time we introduce our newest project car, a 1992 Mustang LX. Our mission: treat the car to some budget bolt ons that'll deliver the most horsepower possible for your hard earned money.

Our Dirt Modified Gets Its Claimer Engine!
2006 | Episode 05
Our build-up of a Speedway Motors IMCA-type Dirt Modified racer continues this week with the powertrain. These racers have a claim rule on the engines, so we show you where to put your money for the best economical power. Plus, we give you a tour of remarkable "Speedy" Bill Smith's amazing museum of race cars, engines, and automobilia. You can't miss this episode!

HP Builds A Dirt Modified Racer Have We Lost It?
2006 | Episode 04
We're breaking new ground on HP by building a IMCA-type Modified from venerable racing manufacturer and supplier Speedway Motorsports -- the supermarket of racing parts. This week Joe and Mike start on the chassis and suspension assembly. Cinch up it's going to be a great ride.

Summit Racing 383 Stroker Pt. 1
Season 17, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 5/4/2013

HorsePower goes into complete details of a smallblock Chevy stroker engine build. This how-to shows everything you need to know about engine blueprinting, preparation and the build of the budget-minded engine short block.


Summit Racing 383 Stroker Pt. 2
Season 17, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 5/11/2013

Part two of a detailed build of a 383 Chevy stroker smallblock. This time: engine tech and installation of the top end. The finale: testing this budget-friendly engine in the dyno room.



Twin Ford 351 Builds Pt.1
Season 16, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 9/29/2012

HorsePower goes on a salvage yard treasure hunt and finds a pair of 351 smallblocks -- Cleveland and Windsor. After twin teardowns, exploring the characteristics of each, the guys start the first of two performance build-ups.


Twin Ford 351 Builds Pt.2
Season 16, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 10/6/2012

Part 2 of HorsePower's dual Ford 351 project, as the guys complete the build of a Cleveland engine and then turn their attention to the Windsor engine. Using some original parts and aftermarket heads and intake, the guys transform the Windsor into a better-performing Clevor (or mock Cleveland).



Sucker Punch Finale & 461 Oldsmobile Motor Build
Season 16, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 8/11/2012

This time the finale of Project Sucker Punch, HorsePower's Buick Century station wagon being built as the ultimate sleeper machine. A 461 turbocharged Pontiac engine goes in along with race-ready transmission and the works, before a payoff on the street.


Is THIS your Father's Oldsmobile?
Season 7, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/29/2011

Tommy and Rick start a new project, hoping to build it with inspiration from the classic Hurst Edition Oldsmobiles. Also, Year One's Braselton Bash, and the guys do a little paint-mixing wizardry.


Pro Street Dodge Suspension
Season 7, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 4/21/2012

Rick and Tom get a hankerin' for some suspension work. They unbolt, chop, cut, measure, and install a whole new front and rear suspension set-up for the Dodge Dart, including some Pro help with a back-half kit from one of the leaders in the field. Tommy also hand-fabs a steel Spoiler for the Oldsmobile.


Oldsmobile Rear Bumper Fab and Floor Pans
Season 7, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 6/16/2012

Tommy shows step-by-step how to do custom metal mods on the Hurst Tribute Oldsmobile's rear bumper, and the guys do engine and tranny mock-up, where they find that some floor modifications have to be made.


Oldsmobile Restomod Returns
Season 8, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/12/2013

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.


Hurst Olds: Panel Gap Perfection
Season 1, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 8/3/2014

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


Hurst Olds: Aluminum Air Box
Season 1, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 8/10/2014

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


Olds Tank Mods & Glass Etching
Season 8, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2013

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.


Custom Firewall and Muscle Car Museum
Season 8, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 1/26/2013

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.



Project "Sucker Punch"
Season 16, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 3/24/2012

HorsePower sets out to build the absolute ultimate sleeper machine. A 1978 Buick Century wagon that will be loaded with all-new high performance parts and power. First order of business: a hefty nine-inch rearend, performance suspension and brakes and more.


"Sucker Punch" Powerplant
Season 16, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 4/14/2012

HorsePower continues its build of a Buick sleeper station wagon. Time to get serious with a Pontiac block, precisely machined at Butler Performance, built up with high performance parts, plus a turbo charger! It all climaxes with a power test on the dyno.


Sucker Punch Finale & 461 Oldsmobile Motor Build
Season 16, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 8/11/2012

This time the finale of Project Sucker Punch, HorsePower's Buick Century station wagon being built as the ultimate sleeper machine. A 461 turbocharged Pontiac engine goes in along with race-ready transmission and the works, before a payoff on the street.



Project Deep Sleep
Season 15, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 4/30/2011

HorsePower builds a '97 sleeper Thunderbird


Deep Sleep's Engine Build
Season 15, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 5/28/2011

Project Deep Sleep gets the ultimate sleeper engine. It's a stroked 427, based on Ford's new Boss 351 Block. After adding a high performance parts combo, it's off to the engine dyno, where the engine produces surprisingly stout horsepower.


Deep Sleep Engine Drop
Season 15, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 6/4/2011

The HorsePower guys forge ahead with their ultimate "sleeper" project. First, they drop in their 610-horsepower 427 into the '97 T-bird, then, after massive modifications, mate it to a new-tech tranny and complete the exhaust system. Plus, a trip to the Matco tool expo and the testing of a powerful coolant additive.


Deep Sleep - Final Touches
Season 15, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 9/10/2011

Time again to wake up Project "Deep Sleep" - HorsePower's '97 T-bird hiding a 427 cubic inch small block beast. Today, the guys put final touches on their stealthy, Mustang and Camaro killer.



454 Budget Build
Season 13, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 8/22/2009

It's Chevy's turn as Mike and Joe build a classic 454 big block engine on a skimpy budget of 25-hundred dollars. Will it make more horsepower than their recent Ford budget build? The dyno will reveal the answer. Plus, a trip to the annual NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY.


454 Power Build
Season 13, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/5/2009

After a successful budget build, the HorsePower guys go hog wild with their 454 big block Chevy in an all-out performance buildup. After all the wrenching, they'll dyno the motor again to see if beats the horsepower of their Ford 460 big block.


454 meet '85 Monte Carlo
Season 13, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 9/19/2009

After building a 623-horsepower big block engine, Joe and Mike drop it into an '85 Monte Carlo, convert the car to an automatic transmission and take it to the streets for the ultimate test of real world performance.



Budget 460 Big Block
Season 13, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 4/11/2009

We set out to build a classic Ford 460 on a rock bottom budget. From the junkyard to a fresh, nearly-new powerplant. It's a TV build full of tech tips and fun facts about the good ole' 460. It's a low-cash project for money-strapped gearheads.


Ford 460 Back for HorsePower Hike
Season 13, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 5/16/2009

HorsePower's Ford big block is back! After a low-budget buildup, it's time pull out the stops and see how much power Mike and Joe can cram into it with beefy aftermarket heads, cam and more.


460 Payoff and LS1 Carb Conversion
Season 13, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 6/6/2009

Joe and Mike put their modified 460 on the dyno with a goal of making 600+ horsepower.



The Lean Green Street Machine
Season 12, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 9/6/2008

HorsePower kicks off its most extraordinary project ever. It's a '92 Camaro they will build up for optimal fuel economy AND horsepower. Phase one features a series of parts and tips they'll use to show you how to save energy while also enjoying the fun of a hot rod. Plus, they'll stay within a 500-dollar budget!


Lean Green Street Machine Phase two
Season 12, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 9/13/2008

More of HorsePower's mission of saving fuel without sacrificing power in their Camaro project car. It's Phase two of this three-episode project. This time they install a Transmission Shift Improver Kit, electric water pump, headers, catalytic converter and exhaust.


Lean Green Street Machine Phase three
Season 12, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 9/27/2008

This time HorsePower kicks it up a notch with their Camaro project car, modifying the engine with a some cool, machining tricks, plus lighter, aluminum manifold, beehive springs, lighter pistons and more. All of it is designed to improve fuel economy, cut down on emissions and increase horsepower.



Monte Carlo Intro
Season 11, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/1/2007

The mid-eighties Chevy Monte Carlo is a new old hot rod with unlimited potential. Joe and Mike get an '86 and start a buildup that includes a new, big block powerplant, manual five-speed transmission, and more. The idea is to build the car they think Chevy should have built back in the beginning.


Monte Carlo Trans Conversion
Season 11, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 9/22/2007

HorsePower's newest project car is back, a 1986 Monte Carlo SS. This time Joe and Mike transform its factory automatic tranny to a five-speed. It's an overwhelming job, but it's easier than you might imagine.


Mighty Carlo Payoff
Season 11, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 10/13/2007

HorsePower finishes up its current '86 Monte Carlo project, straps it to the chassis dyno for a horsepower test and takes to the streets to pound some pavement. Plus, another "Bang for the Buck" test of aftermarket components using the shop's engine dyno.


How Mighty is the Mighty Carlo
Season 11, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 10/27/2007

The 1986 Chevy known as the Mighty Carlo gets a road test before Mike and Joe test its horsepower on their chassis dyno. Plus, another "Bang for the Buck" engine test, with a little nitrous added for giggles.



That Perfect Finish
Season 1, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 6/24/2006

Jared shows how to get the Crate Camaro's paint just right with tools and techniques that you can use on your own muscle car. Lou demonstrates what to look for when you're buying a project car and we profile one of the most outrageous muscle cars ever built - the Plymouth Superbird.


Project Blue Hair Engine Swap
Season 1, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 7/29/2006

Our all-original, low-mileage '70 Nova gets a 440hp GM crate engine - but the swap is not as simple as it sounds. And we'll see some Buick muscle... from the Buick Horsepower Nationals in Indianapolis.


Project Blue Hair Part 2
Season 1, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 8/5/2006

Our 33,000-mile original '70 Nova continues on the path to greatness! Lou finishes the motor and tranny installation and puts air suspension in the front - all without changing the stock look. And our "Flashback" segment profiles a rare Mopar - the 69 Road Runner 440 Six-Pack.


Project Old Blue Hair 'Sleeper' Wakes Up
Season 2, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/7/2007

Project "Blue Hair" gets an LS364 crate motor, new gas tank and fuel system. Once completed, Lou installs frame connectors to stiffen up the body and wires up the ignition system. Flashback segment covers the 1967 Chevy Camaro Indy 500 official pace car!


Old Blue Hair Gets in Gear Wth a Beefed Up Rear End
Season 2, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/14/2007

Project "Blue Hair" is outfitted with a high performance rear end including carbon steel axles, 4:10 gearing and a posi-trac unit . Lou teaches you how to build your own super stock springs at home and the LS364 gets a cooling system with a custom serpentine setup. And in our Musclecar Flashback segment we look back at the Mercury Cyclone!


Final Day for Old Blue Hair
Season 2, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/21/2007

Project "Blue Hair" is set up to receive a new flywheel and clutch. Lou fabricates a transmission tunnel to accept the Rockland T-6 trans and a little interior modification helps with the "sleeper" look. A new set of wheels put's "Blue Hair" back on her feet! Musclecar's flashback segment looks at AMC's SC/Scrambler!


Raunchy Rat Pay Off & Old Blue Hair Motor Upgrades!
Season 11, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 6/3/2007

The HorsePower Raunchy Rat project climaxes with Joe and Mike putting the finishing touches. Then MuscleCar's Project Blue Hair makes an appearance to get a makeover of its LS2 engine. And as the days get longer, Joe lets you in on some warm weather events across the country including Summer Nights in Kentucky and a host of Good Guys events all over the country!



Introducing the EZ Boo
Season 11, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 3/31/2007

HorsePower hosts, Mike Galley and Joe Elmore embark on a mission: to build a car that can compete in heads-up Outlaw racing events! They start with buying a 1979 Chevrolet Malibu. Back at the shop, they tear everything out of the car that won't be used in racing...which is just about everything!


Project EZ Boo Gets Some Serious HorsePower
Season 11, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 5/6/2007

The Malibu race car is back in the HorsePower shop for a motor. Joe and Mike will install a supercharger on a 572 GM Peformance Parts big block and dyno it before installing it in the car along with a transmission.



Raunchy Rat - HorsePower on the Cutting Edge of a New/Old Trend
Season 10, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 10/7/2006

Rat Rods are hot! So, Joe and Mike explore the lifestyle and go on a mission to find the perfect Rat Rod body for our "Raunchy Rat" Plus, another "Bang for the Buck" test session... this time a new high performance top end kit and valvetrain they bolt on their test engine and discover the power gains. Also, some of the top Outlaw racers in the nation battle it out for $40,000 in prize money.


Raunchy Rat Gets Framed
Season 10, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 10/14/2006

Mike and Joe visit the annual Street Rod Nationals in search of a chassis for their '29 roadster Rat Rod body. Then, back at the shop they load it with suspension, brakes and a steering box. After that, they show you how to channel the body to make it ride right on the frame. Raunchy Rat is coming together.


Project Raunchy Rat Gets Some Horsepower
Season 11, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 4/15/2007

This time Joe and Mike will build and install a vintage Ford Flathead motor, supercharger and transmission as Raunchy Rat gets closer to completion.


Raunchy Rat Returns
Season 11, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 5/13/2007

HorsePower's Raunchy Rat returns as Joe and Mike finish the brakes and clutch, also creating a floorboard with road signs, installing some off-the-wall seats and finishing touches.


Raunchy Rat Pay Off & Old Blue Hair Motor Upgrades!
Season 11, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 6/3/2007

The HorsePower Raunchy Rat project climaxes with Joe and Mike putting the finishing touches. Then MuscleCar's Project Blue Hair makes an appearance to get a makeover of its LS2 engine. And as the days get longer, Joe lets you in on some warm weather events across the country including Summer Nights in Kentucky and a host of Good Guys events all over the country!


Raunchy Rat Payoff
Season 11, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 10/20/2007

A rat rod is never finished, so it seems. However, Joe and Mike finally put the finishing touches on their '29 Ford before Mike takes it to a local car show to blow people's minds.. Also, more exciting heads-up Outlaw drag racing as Joe hits the road to Huntsville Dragway in Alabama.



Project: Stage 3 - Supercharging the '06 Mustang
Season 10, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/2/2006

Mike and Joe kick off a two-show build up transforming a stock '06 Mustang into a Roush Stage 3. After base line runs, they wake up the GT big time with a bolt-on Roushcharger!


Project: Stage 3 - Stopping & Turning the '06 GT
Season 10, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 9/9/2006

It's phase two of HPTV's '06 Mustang makeover - building a Roush Stage Three out of a stock 'stang. Joe and Mike install big brakes, sport suspension and an aero-body kit. Then it's open road for the ultimate test.



New Project Car - 1992 Mustang LX
Season 10, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 5/29/2006

This time we introduce our newest project car, a 1992 Mustang LX. Our mission: treat the car to some budget bolt ons that'll deliver the most horsepower possible for your hard earned money.


It's Time to Take Our Mustang LX to the Next Level!
Season 10, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 5/13/2006

It's time to take our Mustang LX to the next level ... beefing up the suspension and drivetrain to make way for some more power. Plus we party with the world's quickest 10.5 street fighters in outrageous outlaw competition.


Project: LX - Mustang Heads, Intake & Nitrous
Season 10, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 5/20/2006

It ain't a budget pony anymore! Mike and Joe step up our '92 Mustang with trick flow aluminum heads, EFI intake, performance valve train plus a little "spray" to make sure "Project: LX" gets strong numbers!



Project: Royal Bird - Tranny/Drive Train How-To
Season 10, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 3/11/2006

"Project: Royal Bird" Part 3: our big 474 inch Pontiac delivers a fat 550 hp on dyno! Now it's time to drop in. Plus track side action from the superbowl of drag racing, the World Street Nationals in Orlando!


Project: Royal Bird - Paint & Restoration Trim
Season 10, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 6/5/2006

Our '69 Firebird's got horsepower under the hood; this time we pump up the power of its appearance by restoring its interior and exterior. Plus a trip to the "All Chevy Show" for some horsepower history in the making!