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Hemi JK: V6 to V8 Swap

How-to man-up a Jeep Wrangler by plucking out the anemic 3.8L V6 and replacing it with a late model Hemi V8.

SE4125-Silver Eagle 4-1/2" Angle Grinder

The Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware and Shop Supplies

Jeep JK Hemi Conversion Engine Harness w/ original reprogrammed ECM

63-72 "Ultimate" Suspension Kit

Fuel System Additive, Max-Clean Fuel System Cleaner & Stabilizer, Unscented, Oxygen Sensor Safe, 20 oz., Each

Battery Charger, Digital 1200, 12 V, 12 Amps, Each


Seasons

F100 Basket Case: Hot Rod Classic
2014 | Episode 23
Classic 1955 Ford pickup gets modern custom chassis to hold turbocharged Eco-Boost from a modern F150.

Classic Chevy/Modern Ford
2014 | Episode 22
A '54 five window Chevy gets cooling system upgrade and team dyno tunes 75 extra ponies from EcoBoost V6.

Hemi JK: Payoff
2014 | Episode 21
Hemi Jeep gets Dana 44s with air lockers then a payoff in the rough with off-road suspension designer Rusty Megois.

Lime Dime: Pro Street Prep
2014 | Episode 20
Truck Tech teams up with the guys from Engine Power to start a new project! They're pulling the drivetrain out of a 1997 Chevy S-10, adding a roll cage, and upgrading the brakes. Soon this truck will be ready for Engine Power's nitrous fed big block!

Super Dually: The Payoff
2014 | Episode 19
Hybrid six wheel Ford body/Dodge Cummins diesel rolls out of the shop for its maiden asphalt twisting payoff.

Hemi JK: Rock Ready
2014 | Episode 18
We complete our V8 Hemi Wrangler project making it trail ready with big brakes, rock sliders, bulletproof bumpers and tire carrier.

Senior Silverado: Out on the Streets
2014 | Episode 17
Low buck Chevy Sport Truck gets shake down on the street after converting from open diff to limited slip.

Hemi JK: Mid-Arm Articulation
2014 | Episode 16
How-to lift our Hemi Jeep with mid-arm suspension and a Dana 44 front diff for more articulation and grip.

Hemi JK: V8 Swap Completion
2014 | Episode 15
Tech details on completing a Jeep Hemi engine swap with how-to integrate new cooling, fuel, electrical and exhaust systems.

Hemi JK: V6 to V8 Swap
2014 | Episode 14
How-to man-up a Jeep Wrangler by plucking out the anemic 3.8L V6 and replacing it with a late model Hemi V8.

Senior Silverado: Drivetrain Finale
2014 | Episode 13
Failsafe tech on how-to swap in, and dial in a street performance automatic transmission and complete the driveline.

4 Speed Tutorial: GM's 4L60-E
2014 | Episode 12
What you need to know about how to rebuild and upgrade GM's 4L60E four speed automatic overdrive transmission.

Senior Silverado: Heart Transplant
2014 | Episode 11
The 350 in our 260,000 mile Chevy gets yanked out and replaced with a 383 Stroker crate short block, hot cam and new EFI.

Senior Silverado: Perfect Paint Prep
2014 | Episode 10
The guys show how and why pre-paint body work and surface prep are the secret behind achieving a killer paint job.

Project: Basket Case F100
2014 | Episode 09
The guys start their next classic build finding a disassembled '55 F100. They save cash and time reviving this abandoned project.

Sr. Silverado: Smoother Front & Rear
2014 | Episode 08
Custom sport truck tech - a smooth front bumper and grill install, plus how-to smooth the tail gate with an inside latch.

Sheet Metal Mods
2014 | Episode 07
Time and cash saving tech on how-to fit and body work rusted rocker panels and rotten cab corners on Senior Silverado.

In The Weeds
2014 | Episode 06
The guys drop their high mileage '93 Senior Silverado street truck with a front and rear suspension lowering kit and finish off the stance with fresh wheels and tires.

Senior Silverado
2014 | Episode 05
Team starts transforming 260,000 mile Chevy work horse into sweet sport truck by servicing and upgrading worn out brakes, steering and charging system.

Jeep Facelift
2014 | Episode 04
Secrets and tricks on how-to spot color-blend body work without having to paint the entire vehicle.

Jeep Refresh
2014 | Episode 03
Team refurbs tired AWD Cherokee with sheet metal dent repair, re-dye seats and reweld broken aluminum wheel.

Raptor & Tremor
2014 | Episode 02
Team tests Fords new Raptor and Tremor pickups, installs a new exhaust system and shares plastic facia repair secrets.

4x4 Altitude
2014 | Episode 01
Team installs a 4" suspension lift on a late model Tundra.

’71 C-10 Part 1
Season 2016, Episode 07

A classic C-10 is introduced and treated to air suspension on all four corners


Project C-10 - Reassembly
Season 2016, Episode 09

This classic pickup returns for custom brakes, fuel system plus cab repair


Our "New" 1971 C-10 Cheyenne
Season 2012, Episode 05

We're on the hunt again, looking for a new project and it looks like we've found one! It's a 1971 Cheyenne C-10 that comes with lots of potential and even more gas guzzling, old school, big block horsepower!


1971 C-10 Cheyenne Door Replacement
Season 2012, Episode 16

Trucks! shows you how to do the easiest rust repair known to man, completely replacing the rusty panel with a brand new sheet metal one. Then a Kenworth big rig goes out for a little test drive.


6 Liter LS Truck Engine Swap
Season 2012, Episode 18

Today, it's engine swap time with an 6 liter LS engine from a salvage GMC 2500. This engine will go into our 1971 C-10 Cheyenne and we'll show you how to extract and prepare the entire drivetrain for a truck heart transplant.


1971 C-10 LS Engine Swap!
Season 2013, Episode 03

We're installing our freshly harvested 6.0 LS engine and its 4L80 transmission in our 1971 C-10. Then, we're relocating the gas tank to under the bed before installing our modified engine harness and firing it up.


1971 C-10 LS Test Drive
Season 2013, Episode 06

We're taking our 1971 Chevy C-10 out for a test drive with its newly installed LQ4 6 liter V-8! But first, we're doing a little suspension maintenance before we hit the road.


1971 C-10 Suspension Upgrade
Season 2013, Episode 07

We're adding new truck arms, lowering springs, sway bars and rebuilding our front control arms on our 1971 Chevy C-10!


1971 Chevy C-10 Differential & Window Upgrades
Season 2013, Episode 09

Trucks! shows you how to rebuild a limited slip differential and how to convert your vintage Chevy side windows to one piece glass!


1971 Chevy C-10 Brake Upgrades, Bodywork & Painting Doors
Season 2013, Episode 11

It's time for an upgrade to the disc brakes on the 1971 C-10. Then, we're painting the new doors and doing a little bodywork to cover up the old gas hole.



Project Hemi-Hauler: Supercharger & Exhaust
Season 2016, Episode 03

Our 2013 Ram half-ton gasser gets a supercharger & high flow exhaust, plus hammer/dolly body tips


Hemi Hauler Payoff
Season 2016, Episode 06

After major intake upgrades, lowering kit and more the ’13 Ram is back for stereo upgrades, lights and payoff



Project: Wild Frontier
Season 2015, Episode 15

Team preps Frontier 4x4 for hunting with 6" lift, air locker, gears, 35" rubber and upgraded brakes.


Wild Frontier: Payoff
Season 2015, Episode 17

Team adds GPS off-road mapping system to V6 Nissan and heads into the back country to prep for hunting season



Wrangler Re-do: 2WD to 4WD
Season 2015, Episode 08

Ryan lifts '07 Wrangler, converts it a to 4WD and installs an Advance Adapters under-drive crawl box


Wrangler Re-do: Axles
Season 2015, Episode 10

Ryan completes 4WD conversion with new Currie front axle, heavy-duty driveshafts and performance brakes


Wrangler Re-do: Performance
Season 2015, Episode 12

Dual purpose '07 Jeep gets bolt-on performance upgrades, tuner, trail lighting and stainless steel exhaust


Wrangler Re-do: Payoff
Season 2015, Episode 13

Ryan finishes his modified Jeep street/trail rig with a sport top and tests it out on the streets and the trails



Project NighTrain - Diesel Swap
Season 2015, Episode 03

Turning a classic Chevy R10 into a street bruiser swapping in a Duramax diesel with Allison 6 speed automatic.


Project NighTrain: Paint Matching
Season 2015, Episode 14

R-10 with DuraMax diesel gets matching paint, a cowl hood, weld-in roll pan and new front end treatment


Project NighTrain - Diesel Swap
Season 2015, Episode 07

How to box the frame of a Chevy 1500 to handle the extra power and torque of a modern Duramax diesel V8 engine


NighTrain: Suspension
Season 2015, Episode 19

Team drops and levels Duramax diesel 1500 with 2"/4" lowering kit and swaps out anemic factory 10-bolt rear.


NighTrain: Fire Up
Season 2015, Episode 22

Guys fabricate intercooler plumbing, custom fuel lines and custom exhaust as we fire up our Duramax diesel.


Project Basket Case Fire Up & NighTrain Plumbing
Season 2016, Episode 01

Firing an EcoBoost in bare chassis & custom plumb a Duramax cooling system


NighTrain Payoff & Budget Silverado
Season 2016, Episode 04

Diesel NighTrain hits the strip for a smokin' payoff & cam swap and tune of our '10 Silverado "Project White Noize"



Super Dually: The Payoff
Season 2014, Episode 19

Hybrid six wheel Ford body/Dodge Cummins diesel rolls out of the shop for its maiden asphalt twisting payoff.


Diesel Power Upgrades
Season 2013, Episode 13

Today, we're adding a water/methanol injection kit to a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel to improve its towing performance! And, we're adding a cold air kit to Project Super Dually!


Super Dually Part 10 - Wiring it Up!
Season 2013, Episode 15

We're back on Project Super Dually! We're adding running lights and, getting our Ford head and tail lights to operate using our Dodge wiring harness!


Super Dually Part 11 - New Interior & Custom Bumpers!
Season 2013, Episode 16

Trucks! is cleaning up the interior and protecting the exterior on Project Super Dually. Inside, we're reviving the door panels and adding new carpet, then on the outside, we're adding some serious custom built bumpers!


Super Dually Part 3: Frame Modification and Body Fitment
Season 2009, Episode 12

We're modifying our 1997 Dodge frame by moving the engine back nearly 6 inches before bolting our 1979 F-350 body to it.


Trucks! All Star Auto Body Thrash
Season 2010, Episode 12

We've got seven of the very best custom car builders in the nation helping us take Project Super Dually from a rough shell to a primed and ready to paint truck.... in just one show!


Super Dually Part 1
Season 2009, Episode 06

Our third new project of the season will result in a diesel tow rig by combining both old and new, Ford and Dodge. A modern Dodge Cummins Turbo Diesel Powered chassis and a classic 1970's Ford 4 door Crew Cab body for a "modern" tow rig and a vintage look.


Super Dually Part 2: Body Swap & Frame Repair
Season 2009, Episode 10

We'll straighten out our 1997 Dodge frame before setting our 1979 Ford F-350 body on it.


Super Dually Part 4: Power & Clutch Upgrades
Season 2009, Episode 18

We're adding power to our 5.9 Cummins with a new fuel plate and dropping in a brand new, heavy duty clutch.


Super Dually Part 5: Sound Insulation & Bedliner Installation
Season 2010, Episode 17

We're spraying sound insulation inside the massive cab of Super Dually to help with the noise and adding a DIY spray-on in bed liner to the bed.


Super Dually Part 6: A New Coat of Paint!
Season 2010, Episode 22

Today SUPER DUALLY is under the gun! The body swapped F350 finally gets to wear its permanent colors!


Super Dually Part 7: Retrofitting Cooling and Driver Controls
Season 2011, Episode 03

We're continuing the "mash up" of our '79 F-350 and our '97 Ram 2500 by retrofitting the cooling systems and the driver controls to our Project Super Dually.


Super Dually Part 8
Season 2011, Episode 16

Project: SuperDually gets new a new steering shaft, headlights and under hood paint.


Super Dually Part 9 - Odds & Ends
Season 2012, Episode 02

Today Trucks! will be doing a lot of the necessary but tedious work on Project Super Dually, like hooking up the steering, the brakes, wiring and plumbing!



Hemi JK: V8 Swap Completion
Season 2014, Episode 15

Tech details on completing a Jeep Hemi engine swap with how-to integrate new cooling, fuel, electrical and exhaust systems.


Hemi JK: Mid-Arm Articulation
Season 2014, Episode 16

How-to lift our Hemi Jeep with mid-arm suspension and a Dana 44 front diff for more articulation and grip.


Hemi JK: Rock Ready
Season 2014, Episode 18

We complete our V8 Hemi Wrangler project making it trail ready with big brakes, rock sliders, bulletproof bumpers and tire carrier.


Hemi JK: Payoff
Season 2014, Episode 21

Hemi Jeep gets Dana 44s with air lockers then a payoff in the rough with off-road suspension designer Rusty Megois.



Project: Basket Case F100
Season 2014, Episode 09

The guys start their next classic build finding a disassembled '55 F100. They save cash and time reviving this abandoned project.


JK Wrangler Upgrades Part II & Basket Case Wood Bed
Season 2016, Episode 14

Our Jeep gets LED's before hitting the trail, and Jeremy uses his custom paint skills to add a unique color treatment to the pick-up's wood bed


F100 Basket Case: Hot Rod Classic
Season 2014, Episode 23

Classic 1955 Ford pickup gets modern custom chassis to hold turbocharged Eco-Boost from a modern F150.


Project Basket Case: Eco Boost
Season 2015, Episode 01

How to fabricate custom motor mounts to swap an Eco Boost V6 and Tremec 5 speed into a classic F100.


F100 Basket Case: Spark
Season 2015, Episode 11

Ryan's F100 gets electronic control pack activating Eco Boost turbo V6, and a custom cats-only exhaust


Project Basket Case Fire Up & NighTrain Plumbing
Season 2016, Episode 01

Firing an EcoBoost in bare chassis & custom plumb a Duramax cooling system


Project Basket Case Body Mockup & Paint Prep
Season 2016, Episode 02

The ’55 F100 is assembled and body worked for paint


Project Basket Case Intercooler Fab & Frame Paint
Season 2016, Episode 10

Our Ecoboost-powered ’55 F100 gets a custom-fabricated intercooler and the frame is treated to a full-on paint job.


Painting Project Basket Case
Season 2016, Episode 13

Team assembles the chassis for our classic F-100, which then gets custom paint


Project Basket Case Wiring & C10 Plumbing and Exhaust
Season 2016, Episode 15

Basket case is wired bumper to bumper while the Chevy C10 is plumbed and given a custom cutout exhaust.



Senior Silverado
Season 2014, Episode 05

Team starts transforming 260,000 mile Chevy work horse into sweet sport truck by servicing and upgrading worn out brakes, steering and charging system.


In The Weeds
Season 2014, Episode 06

The guys drop their high mileage '93 Senior Silverado street truck with a front and rear suspension lowering kit and finish off the stance with fresh wheels and tires.


Sheet Metal Mods
Season 2014, Episode 07

Time and cash saving tech on how-to fit and body work rusted rocker panels and rotten cab corners on Senior Silverado.


Sr. Silverado: Smoother Front & Rear
Season 2014, Episode 08

Custom sport truck tech - a smooth front bumper and grill install, plus how-to smooth the tail gate with an inside latch.


Senior Silverado: Perfect Paint Prep
Season 2014, Episode 10

The guys show how and why pre-paint body work and surface prep are the secret behind achieving a killer paint job.


Senior Silverado: Heart Transplant
Season 2014, Episode 11

The 350 in our 260,000 mile Chevy gets yanked out and replaced with a 383 Stroker crate short block, hot cam and new EFI.


4 Speed Tutorial: GM's 4L60-E
Season 2014, Episode 12

What you need to know about how to rebuild and upgrade GM's 4L60E four speed automatic overdrive transmission.


Senior Silverado: Drivetrain Finale
Season 2014, Episode 13

Failsafe tech on how-to swap in, and dial in a street performance automatic transmission and complete the driveline.



Raptor & Tremor
Season 2014, Episode 02

Team tests Fords new Raptor and Tremor pickups, installs a new exhaust system and shares plastic facia repair secrets.


Jeep Refresh
Season 2014, Episode 03

Team refurbs tired AWD Cherokee with sheet metal dent repair, re-dye seats and reweld broken aluminum wheel.


Jeep Facelift
Season 2014, Episode 04

Secrets and tricks on how-to spot color-blend body work without having to paint the entire vehicle.




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Truck Tech Schedule

SuperMax Shrink
2017 | Episode 04
GM never offered a short box Duramax. So we take an '03 and chop the frame for the smaller bed. Plus the payoff of Project Workahauler F-150.
Saturday 4/29
12:30 AM ET
Workahauler F-150
2017 | Episode 02
How to build a real work truck from a late-model F-150. Also, how to blend paint on a repaired fender.
Saturday 4/29
9:00 AM ET
Identity Crisis Engine & Trans
2017 | Episode 09
Our '67 El Camino project begins with teardown for paint prep. Plus, a beefy 6 liter LQ4 truck engine built on Engine Power gets dropped in along with turbo 350 racing trans.
Sunday 4/30
10:00 AM ET/PT