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'67 Casper Nova Part II

Blasting reveals patch panels and a rotted floor, as the restoration on Andy's Chevy II goes into high gear!

Lightning battery cables, terminal ends & shrink sleeving

Chromemoly head bolt kit, stainless steel 12-point intake bolt kit, 12-point accessory bolt kit, distributor & balancer kits
Chromemoly torque converter bolt kit & flex plate bolt kit

Primer/sealer, Raptor tintable spray-on liner, sand paper, body filler and painting & body prep supplies

Direct fit module aluminum radiator, aluminum overflow can & cap with 16-inch electric fan

g-Force TA KDW tires Front: 235/40ZR18 Rear: 255/40ZR18

Mag Series two-piece billet wheels Front: 18x8-inch Rear: 18x9-inch Valve stems & lug nuts

OER original equipment full replacement floor pan, quarter panels, front floor braces, tail panel, 2" cowl induction hood & under hood insulation, weather stripping, outer door mirror, door sill plates, outer door handles, tail lamp assemblies, bumper brackets, bezel seals, headlamp adjusters, lamp lenses, hood lip molding, rubber bumper kit and bumper mounts
OER original equipment replacement fuel filler neck and gasket, fuel tank, gas cap, fuel tank straps and insulator, 4 barrel fuel sending unit & hardware
OER original equipment replacement interior rear window moldings, headliner kit, door panels & clips, kick panels, package tray, sail panels, glove box liner, sun visors & supports, molded carpet, carpet underlay, firewall insulation kit, front & rear seat covers, rear seat shelf insulation, lower seat panels, front & rear seat belts, dash pad, custom instrument panel analog gauges and wiring, armrest pad & base kit, rear view mirror & bracket, window cranks, door handles, hinge pins & bushings,

Custom ground roller camshaft, hydraulic roller lifters, custom pushrods, performance timing gear set, two-piece timing cover & aluminum roller rocker arms

LED tail lamp conversion kit

Custom performance drive shaft

Chroma Premier paint system (Honda Grand Prix White, Saab Grey Stone Metallic & GM Pearl Blue)

Diamond Fire spark plugs

E-Tec Performer RPM aluminum cylinder heads, E-Tec Performer RPM aluminum intake & performance gasket set
Thunder Series AVS 800cfm carburetor w/electric choke, dual feed inlet with filter, fuel regulator & 180 gallon per hour mechanical fuel pump

50 Series stainless steel chambered mufflers & 2½-inch U-Fit dual exhaust builder kit

Pro-G front sub frame with power rack and pinion steering, polished stainless steel adjustable front control arms, spindles, adjustable front coil over shocks, chrome front springs, subframe connectors, motor mounts, cross member & front fender panel kit
Adjustable 4 link rear suspension with pre-welded suspension mounting brackets, custom 9-inch rear end, 31 spline axles, adjustable rear coil over shocks with chrome springs & polished stainless steel adjustable pan hard bar

Super Comp 1¾ inch long tube headers

Direct fit Nova steering column, U-joint & steering shaft

Spray-on ceramic sound deadening coating

Threadlocker 220, Threadlocker 222, Threadlocker 243, Blue Stick Threadlocker, Red Stick Threadlocker, Thread Sealant PST 565, RTV 587 Blue Silicone Gasket Maker, Antiseize Lubricant, Klean 'N Prime, Hi-Tack Stick, 5699 Grey High Performance RTV Silicone Gasket Maker & Head Bolt and Water Jacket Sealant
Black Weatherstrip Adhesive, Rubberized Undercoating, White Lithium Grease, Silicone Lube, QuickTape 249 & 5510 Adhesive/Sealant
Maximum Strength Headliner Adhesive, Extend Rust Treatment (aerosol) & Extend Rust Treatment (bottle)
Copper Anti-Seize Stick
Threadlocker 2422
Threadlocker 263
Thread Sealant 545

Throttle cable & engine oil dipstick
Kick down cable, speedometer cable & transmission dip stick

Billet Unilite distributor, HyFire 6 ignition box, Pro Master wires & coil

High volume oil pump

Blue Top 12V

Gear reduction starter

Billet hood hinges

Battery box

Aluminum valve covers, thermostat housing & heater hose nipple

Brake line kit with fittings

Blueprint performance short block w/383 stroker rotating assembly, Street & Strip oil pan & pickup
H4 halogen conversion headlamps
Replacement chassis wiring harness

700R4 performance automatic transmission, 2200-2400 rpm stall torque converter, transmission cooler, shifter & externally balanced flex plate

A complete line of custom fasteners from high tensile strength fasteners to custom stainless steel button heads plus assorted consumable shop supplies from cutoff wheels to flaps.

Direct fit Nova air conditioning system with condenser, dryer, evaporator & hose kit

Billet aluminum accessory drive pulley system (pulleys, pulley brackets, AC compressor, alternator, water pump, power steering pump & reservoir)

Front: 14-inch rotors with 6 piston billet aluminum calipers Rear: 14-inch rotors with 4 piston billet aluminum calipers Billet aluminum master cylinder, parking brake cable kit, front caliper flex brake lines & proportioning valve


Seasons

Military Mustang Finale
2011 | Episode 16
Tim Strange & our Wyotech Build Team wrap up week 4 with the completion of Paul Kahler's '67 Mustang Coupe. This veteran and his family pick up their ride, and many of the volunteers are on hand to show their appreciation for his service to our country.

Military Mustang Part III
2011 | Episode 15
Lots of volunteers this week including 2 Wyotech grads, suspension and air conditioning experts, and Tim and our build team who turn our Mustang build into a roller with new front suspension, 9" rear, and all the goodies to turn Paul's into a show winner!

Military Mustang Part II
2011 | Episode 14
With all of the metal work done, the coupe heads for some serious body prep followed by Tim Strange's custom paint. While at the same time, the HorsePower guys take the Ford Racing short block, build power with performance headers, intake and carburetor.

Military Mustang Part I
2011 | Episode 13
Build 4 begins in Colorado, when Tim surprises veteran Paul Kahler with a makeover. He earned a Purple Heart in Iraq, is a Sgt. with Colorado National Guard, and studies at night for degree in counseling. We take Paul's '67 coupe for a hot rod build up.

Jeep TJ Reveal & Trail Ride
2011 | Episode 12
Will Jason be surprised at our hardcore Jeep transformation? Find out in the conclusion of our fourth build, this time for a good guy who donates his summers to help disabled kids.

Jeep TJ on Steroids Part III
2011 | Episode 11
The kids at MedCamps of Louisiana will get a kick out of rides in this TJ, one that takes a page out of "Mad Max!" 40" tires, and heavy duty everything transform a stocker into a rocker!

Jeep TJ on Steroids Part II
2011 | Episode 10
The stripped TJ is treated to custom width 9" housings, heavy duty knuckles, and a one-off roll cage that will be the envy of Jason's 4-wheeling buddies. Plus hot rodder Tim Strange earns crawling credentials when he & Xtreme's Ian Johnson hit the trail.

Jeep TJ on Steroids Part I
2011 | Episode 09
Down in Louisiana is a dedicated father, and wheeler whose near stock TJ is too puny to hang with his buddies. With the help from the Xtreme 4x4 and Horsepower TV, and big group of volunteers, Jason's baby Jeep grows into a hardcore wheeler on steroids!

'94 GMC Finale
2011 | Episode 08
Cindy, Anthony, and their 7 kids, five of them adopted, travel to the Search & Restore garage to get their rusted out 4x4, now sporting new everything! Engine, suspension, brakes, interior, restored bed and frame, plus one of Strange's custom paint jobs.

'94 GMC Part III
2011 | Episode 07
She works to feed needy kids. He works the 12 hr night shift. Together the Rowe's have fostered some 30 children, adopting 5 of them. We found this couple in Pomeroy, OH asking for help fixing his daily driver. Watch this '94 GMC 1500 turn to gold!

'94 GMC Part II
2011 | Episode 06
In the second part of the Sierra build on Search & Restore, the Royal Purple Build Team gets seriously busy building one rusted-through 4x4. The salty Southern Ohio roads haven?t been good to Anthony?s GMC, so it?s getting a new crate motor, junkyard frame, lift kit, suspension, and more!

'94 GMC Part I
2011 | Episode 05
In the second build of Search & Restore, we travel to Pomeroy, OH, to meet Anthony, who commutes to his job at the penitentiary in a worn-out '94 GMC Sierra. Rusted through, it's his daily driver. But fixing up the 4x4 is a distant second to raising his two biological, and five adopted, children. Search & Restore to the rescue!

'67 Casper Nova Finale
2011 | Episode 04
Final episode of our '67 Nova as the family gets back their dream car and then some in an unbelievable reveal!

'67 Casper Nova Part III
2011 | Episode 03
Part 3 in our Nova build includes delays in parts that have the Loctite Build Team nervous as body finishing is completed. The owner sees his 383 stroker fired up via web cam, and the Nova comes out of the paint booth with new paint with an old theme.

'67 Casper Nova Part II
2011 | Episode 02
The Chevy II returns from media blasting with some very bad news, and at least another 300 man hours of body repair added to this restoration. See metal work, body panels and the build up of a new 383 stroker as our Loctite Build Team goes full throttle.

'67 Casper Nova Part I
2011 | Episode 01
Andy's '67 Chevy II had been sitting for 2 years, no motor, trans, after cancer took the life of his 30 year old wife. Raising 3 kids solo, left no time or money to rebuild the car the kids call 'Casper'. Our Loctite Team hopes to make a dream come true.

'74 Challenger Part I
Season 2, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 2/2/2013

Ty Cardona sold his Barracuda as a teen to start a family. 26 years later his kids are grown, and a replacement Mopar sits in his driveway undone. Ty's a firefighter who spends his free time helping others. So we decided to help finish his dream.


'74 Challenger Part II
Season 2, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 2/2/2013

More metal mods happen this week when our team of volunteers tackle our firefighter's '74 Challenger. Custom rear spoiler and front and rear valances are hand crafted in efforts to create a one-of-a-kind modern muscle car. Plus Mike & John build a hemi.


'74 Challenger Part III
Season 2, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 2/2/2013

With over 1500 hours into the build, Tim and the volunteers spray color, wet sand, buff and polish Ty's Challenger. All this is being done for a PowerBlock viewer who works as a firefighter, and spends all his free time helping others. Good deed done!


'74 Challenger Part Finale
Season 2, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 2/2/2013

5 days to go, Tim Strange & the team ready the Challenger by firing up the hemi, and taking it for a shakedown run. Then Ty Cardona, his wife, kids, and grandchildren enter the Tech Center for their big day - the unveiling of his unique "dream Mopar".



'51 Hudson Hornet Pt. I
Season 2, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 11/17/2012

The Fabulous Hudson Hornet is legend, in NASCAR racing, in animated film, and now on PowerBlock, when Tim Strange rescues a stalled project from a Michigan viewer. Volunteers gently transform history into a show-stopping lead sled!


'51 Hudson Hornet Part II
Season 2, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 11/17/2012

The transformation of Tom Moore's Hudson from an undone resto-mod to an award-winning lead sled continues when scores of volunteers arrive at the Tech Center for mock up week. Great body work tech highlights week 2 as the '51 Hornet gets ready for paint.


'51 Hudson Hornet Part III
Season 2, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 11/17/2012

Week 3 means paint/polish and a final fit of dozens of components that will go into Tom's '51 Hornet. We'll look at the history of this amazing car, from NASCAR domination to defining affordable luxury. Plus the owner gets a sneak peek via a live feed.


'51 Hudson Hornet Part Finale
Season 2, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 11/17/2012

The final week is frantic in efforts to get the Hudson test driven before the entire Moore Family heads down from Michigan to see Tim's take on the owner's project. Fears are put to rest when they see the final result - a chopped and bagged masterpiece!



4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part I
Season 2, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 8/18/2012

Shane inherited a classic truck that has been in his family for decades. Honoring his father and grandfather who have since passed, he asked Tim Strange and our volunteer team for a little help.


4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part II
Season 2, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 8/18/2012

With over 600 man hours into the truck during the teardown and metal work stage, work continues as more rust and patch panels are found under the fresh paint. Tim and volunteers provide how-to metal fab tips, as this classic truck gets ready for paint.


4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part III
Season 2, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 8/18/2012

Owner Shane gets a peak at the progress as week 3 brings some of the top paint, body and airbrush/graphics talent from US & Canada. Watch Tim Strange and our volunteers pick up the pace when 1K more man hours are added to this cool yet traditional build.


4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part Finale
Season 2, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 8/18/2012

Five days left to finish the F2 before the Skennonto family arrives from Pennsylvania to see our take on Shane's dad's classic truck. Guitar legend Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top stops by to lend his support when the truck is test driven before the big reveal.



'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Pt. I
Season 2, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 5/19/2012

Chad's a gearhead through and through. And a tragic motorcycle accident in his youth never stood in the way of fulfilling his dream of owning a '55 Chevy. Tim and the team surprises this Tacoma, WA family with a full blown makeover of his Handyman Wagon.


'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Part II
Season 2, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 5/19/2012

Body work continues on the '55 Chevy Handyman when just about every piece of original sheet metal is replaced, even the chassis! Tim Strange and Tommy Boshers bring in some characters to help, while our owner checks in live via video feed for a looksee.


'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Part III
Season 2, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 5/19/2012

More volunteers and mucho gallons of primer paint and clear are part of week 3 as the car progresses to better than new condition. Build leader Tim Strange provides step-by-step how to on the car painting process, plus how to get that million dollar shine!


'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Finale
Season 2, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 5/19/2012

Final assembly in our last half hour of Chad's '55 Handyman Wagon, including some last minute engine troubleshooting, a "slot car-like" road test with Tim and Tommy, then the family arrives at the Tech Center for what is a very emotional give back.



Military Mustang Part I
Season 1, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/24/2011

Build 4 begins in Colorado, when Tim surprises veteran Paul Kahler with a makeover. He earned a Purple Heart in Iraq, is a Sgt. with Colorado National Guard, and studies at night for degree in counseling. We take Paul's '67 coupe for a hot rod build up.


Military Mustang Part II
Season 1, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 9/24/2011

With all of the metal work done, the coupe heads for some serious body prep followed by Tim Strange's custom paint. While at the same time, the HorsePower guys take the Ford Racing short block, build power with performance headers, intake and carburetor.


Military Mustang Part III
Season 1, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 10/1/2011

Lots of volunteers this week including 2 Wyotech grads, suspension and air conditioning experts, and Tim and our build team who turn our Mustang build into a roller with new front suspension, 9" rear, and all the goodies to turn Paul's into a show winner!


Military Mustang Finale
Season 1, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 2/4/2012

Tim Strange & our Wyotech Build Team wrap up week 4 with the completion of Paul Kahler's '67 Mustang Coupe. This veteran and his family pick up their ride, and many of the volunteers are on hand to show their appreciation for his service to our country.



Jeep TJ on Steroids Part I
Season 1, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 8/20/2011

Down in Louisiana is a dedicated father, and wheeler whose near stock TJ is too puny to hang with his buddies. With the help from the Xtreme 4x4 and Horsepower TV, and big group of volunteers, Jason's baby Jeep grows into a hardcore wheeler on steroids!


Jeep TJ on Steroids Part II
Season 1, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 8/20/2011

The stripped TJ is treated to custom width 9" housings, heavy duty knuckles, and a one-off roll cage that will be the envy of Jason's 4-wheeling buddies. Plus hot rodder Tim Strange earns crawling credentials when he & Xtreme's Ian Johnson hit the trail.


Jeep TJ on Steroids Part III
Season 1, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 8/27/2011

The kids at MedCamps of Louisiana will get a kick out of rides in this TJ, one that takes a page out of "Mad Max!" 40" tires, and heavy duty everything transform a stocker into a rocker!


Jeep TJ Reveal & Trail Ride
Season 1, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 8/27/2011

Will Jason be surprised at our hardcore Jeep transformation? Find out in the conclusion of our fourth build, this time for a good guy who donates his summers to help disabled kids.



'94 GMC Part I
Season 1, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 6/11/2011

In the second build of Search & Restore, we travel to Pomeroy, OH, to meet Anthony, who commutes to his job at the penitentiary in a worn-out '94 GMC Sierra. Rusted through, it's his daily driver. But fixing up the 4x4 is a distant second to raising his two biological, and five adopted, children. Search & Restore to the rescue!


'94 GMC Part II
Season 1, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 6/11/2011

In the second part of the Sierra build on Search & Restore, the Royal Purple Build Team gets seriously busy building one rusted-through 4x4. The salty Southern Ohio roads haven?t been good to Anthony?s GMC, so it?s getting a new crate motor, junkyard frame, lift kit, suspension, and more!


'94 GMC Part III
Season 1, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 6/18/2011

She works to feed needy kids. He works the 12 hr night shift. Together the Rowe's have fostered some 30 children, adopting 5 of them. We found this couple in Pomeroy, OH asking for help fixing his daily driver. Watch this '94 GMC 1500 turn to gold!


'94 GMC Finale
Season 1, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 6/18/2011

Cindy, Anthony, and their 7 kids, five of them adopted, travel to the Search & Restore garage to get their rusted out 4x4, now sporting new everything! Engine, suspension, brakes, interior, restored bed and frame, plus one of Strange's custom paint jobs.



'67 Casper Nova Part I
Season 1, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 5/7/2011

Andy's '67 Chevy II had been sitting for 2 years, no motor, trans, after cancer took the life of his 30 year old wife. Raising 3 kids solo, left no time or money to rebuild the car the kids call 'Casper'. Our Loctite Team hopes to make a dream come true.


'67 Casper Nova Part II
Season 1, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 5/7/2011

The Chevy II returns from media blasting with some very bad news, and at least another 300 man hours of body repair added to this restoration. See metal work, body panels and the build up of a new 383 stroker as our Loctite Build Team goes full throttle.


'67 Casper Nova Part III
Season 1, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 5/14/2011

Part 3 in our Nova build includes delays in parts that have the Loctite Build Team nervous as body finishing is completed. The owner sees his 383 stroker fired up via web cam, and the Nova comes out of the paint booth with new paint with an old theme.


'67 Casper Nova Finale
Season 1, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 5/14/2011

Final episode of our '67 Nova as the family gets back their dream car and then some in an unbelievable reveal!