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Nova on NOS

4340 lightweight crankshaft machined to HONDA rod journals, H-beam rods.

Afterburner switchable coil.

Automatic bottle valve opener, automatic bottle heater.
Intimidator dual purge kit - 4AN LED, bottle bracket, cheater kit, pod only, dual cheater upgrade, progressive controller, billet micro-switch bracket.

Steel cowl induction hood.

Billet Ford 302 small cap, MSD 6-AL ignition box, blaster 3 coil, bronze dist. gear, plug wires.

Street Avenger 770 CFM


Seasons

ORSCA/HorsePower Finals
2007 | Episode 23
It's a season-ender contest to determine the best competitors of the eighth-mile drag strip. It's called the The Second Annual Horsepower Outlaw Finals, and it promises to deliver even more thrills than the inaugural event.

Route 66 Revisited and Secret Power Tips
2007 | Episode 22
Joe pays a visit to a car show in Illinois that pays tribute to the American Mother Road, Route 66. Plus, Buddy, the new HorsePower engine expert, will impart some vital tech secrets every budding engine builder should know.

How Mighty is the Mighty Carlo
2007 | Episode 21
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.

Raunchy Rat Payoff
2007 | Episode 20
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.

Mighty Carlo Payoff
2007 | Episode 19
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.

'66 Charger Engine Mod
2007 | Episode 18
Joe and Mike bring in an all original 1966 Dodge Charger for an engine makeover, transforming the carbureted, stock big block to a more efficient, fuel-injected machine. Also, more Outlaw drag racing action, as we head for another eighth mile shootout at Atlanta Dragway.

Scholastic Engine Builders Challenge
2007 | Episode 17
Two teams of recent automotive school grads face in an engine building contest. Not for speed, but rather to see who can make the most horsepower on a fixed budget. These young guys are gunning for victory, hoping their combinations rocks the dyno.

Monte Carlo Trans Conversion
2007 | Episode 16
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.

Modified Payoff
2007 | Episode 15
The HorsePower guys finally pay off their Modified Dirt Race Car, as Mike challenges the car and himself at a sanctioned track. Also, another "Bang for the Buck" as the hosts test the results of a hydraulic cam conversion kit.

Mahle-Clevite Engine Builder Showdown
2007 | Episode 14
It's a HorsePower Special featuring the world's fastest engine builders. Four teams of NASCAR pros compete in a contest of speed and accuracy. The last team standing wins big money and bragging rights in the whole world of racing performance.

Monte Carlo Intro
2007 | Episode 13
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.

Nova on NOS
2007 | Episode 12
They once called it Project Bluehair, a '72 Nova sleeper with an under-hood full of horsepower. This time the HorsePower guys pull out all stops by installing a 250-horsepower shot of nitrous oxide. Plus, a trip to the annual Year One Experience; it's a drag race, a car show, a road race event and more!

Raunchy Rat Pay Off & Old Blue Hair Motor Upgrades!
2007 | Episode 11
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!

A Pair of Radical Rats
2007 | Episode 10
HorsePower profiles a fabled Fuel Altered drag race car called the Rat Trap, and puts the finishing touches on the Raunchy Rat, a retro rat rod with a Ford Flathead engine. Plus, another "Bang for the Buck" using the shop's engine dyno.

A Muscle Car in the Air
2007 | Episode 09
Mike and Joe take a vintage 1970 Pontiac GTO and turn it into a genuine "road hugger" using a state-of-the-art air suspension setup.

Raunchy Rat Returns
2007 | Episode 08
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.

Project EZ Boo Gets Some Serious HorsePower
2007 | Episode 07
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.

Stroker Stang / Fat Tuesday Blowout
2007 | Episode 06
The HorsePower duo finishes their late model Mustang project - stroking a modular motor, adding performance parts and better suspension. Plus, a trip to a wild racing event called the Fat Tuesday Blowout.

Stroking a Late Model Mustang
2007 | Episode 05
For the first time on TV, the HorsePower hosts will take a brand new 2007 Mustang, remove the motor, and install a stroker kit that turns the 4.6 liter engine into 5.0 liter. They will also install performance bolt-ons such as underdrive pulleys, headers and exhaust.

Project Raunchy Rat Gets Some Horsepower
2007 | Episode 04
This time Joe and Mike will build and install a vintage Ford Flathead motor, supercharger and transmission as Raunchy Rat gets closer to completion.

Building a Cage for Mike
2007 | Episode 03
On the last show, Joe and Mike began work on their Outlaw race car. This time they install race-ready suspension pieces and a new rear-end. Plus they build racing roll cage from scratch that will meet all safety requirements.

Introducing the EZ Boo
2007 | Episode 02
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!

The HorsePower Outlaw Nationals
2007 | Episode 01
HorsePower now has its own racing event! The entire season opener will be on location at Carolina Dragway in Aiken, South Carolina. It is the final season race of the Outlaw Racing Street Car Association and features some of the hottest racers in the country in heads-up competition.

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!