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'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Finale

The Terhar family from Tacoma, Washington comes to the Tech Center, along with 4 dozen volunteers who returned to see the keys handed over to our worthy viewer.


Fasteners

Aluminum radiator, radiator support for tri-five Chevys

X Series Gasser Wheel. 18"x7" front, 20"x8.5" rear

Brushed Billet Grill

Perfect Fit AC/Heat & Exhaust system for the '55-'56 Chevy Sedan
Custom air conditioning and serpentine belt system

New digital gauges for the '55 Tri-five
LED taillights

OEM doors for the Tri-5 along with window parts and trim pieces

Custom drive shaft for Chevy Tri-five

Boom Mat sound and heat insulation


Guide Coat

Automotive primer, paint & clear

Rear 9" axle
Polished aluminum 9" axle housing and alloy axle package

Provided custom interior for the Chevy '55 210 Handyman

1955 Chevy Paintable Steel Tilt Floor Shift

Floor Shifter

Classic Halo Headlights

Chevrolet Performance Connect & Cruise LS3-4L65 engine & trans package complete with engine controller, torque converter, transmission controller and trans install kit

Dash inserts and material trim pieces for the '55 Chevy

Tri-five 22 gallon tank with in tank fuel pump

CoilRide coilover gas shocks & springs

Hood hinges, exterior door handles

Quarter panels, front fenders, rockers tailpan filler, floor pan

XP-66 Express Wiring Kit and other associated electrical items

Max Gear, Synthetic Motor Oil

Swivel Driver's Seat

The majority of body panels for the '55 are from Sherman Automotive, manufacturers of high quality computerized engineered OEM style parts for cars trucks and SUV's. Sherman stocks a broad selection of fenders, quarter panels, and head and tail lamp assemblies, plus thousands of spot repair patch panels. Sherman also is one off the few non-OEM sources for hard to find structural sheet-metal parts like floor supports, wheel houses and rocker panels.

Stainless Brake Lines

Weatherstripping

SRG '55 Complete Chassis

Powermaster Chrome Starter

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.

Toyo Proxes 4 Plus, front 215 45ZR18, rear: 245 45ZR20

1979-93 Ford Mustang Standard Ratio Chrome Plated rack & pinion

Disc Brake Kit, Superlite 6 Big Brakes, Front, Slotted/Drilled Rotor, 6-Piston Caliper


Seasons

'74 Challenger Part Finale
2012 | Episode 16
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".

'74 Challenger Part III
2012 | Episode 15
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 II
2012 | Episode 14
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 I
2012 | Episode 13
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.

'51 Hudson Hornet Part Finale
2012 | Episode 12
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!

'51 Hudson Hornet Part III
2012 | Episode 11
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 II
2012 | Episode 10
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 Pt. I
2012 | Episode 09
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!

4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part Finale
2012 | Episode 08
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.

4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part III
2012 | Episode 07
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 II
2012 | Episode 06
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 I
2012 | Episode 05
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.

'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Finale
2012 | Episode 04
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.

'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Part III
2012 | Episode 03
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 Part II
2012 | Episode 02
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 Pt. I
2012 | Episode 01
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.

'74 Challenger Part I
Season 2012, Episode 13

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 2012, Episode 14

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 2012, Episode 15

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 2012, Episode 16

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 2012, Episode 09

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 2012, Episode 10

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 2012, Episode 11

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 2012, Episode 12

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 2012, Episode 05

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 2012, Episode 06

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 2012, Episode 07

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 2012, Episode 08

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 2012, Episode 01

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 2012, Episode 02

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 2012, Episode 03

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 2012, Episode 04

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 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.


Military Mustang Part II
Season 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 III
Season 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 Finale
Season 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.



Jeep TJ on Steroids Part I
Season 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!


Jeep TJ on Steroids Part II
Season 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 III
Season 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 Reveal & Trail Ride
Season 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.



'94 GMC Part I
Season 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!


'94 GMC Part II
Season 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 III
Season 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 Finale
Season 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.



'67 Casper Nova Part I
Season 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.


'67 Casper Nova Part II
Season 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 III
Season 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 Finale
Season 2011, Episode 04

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




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