Busted Mechanic, Ranger Raptor, Trackhawk Times, Scratch-Free Paint Film, And Fastest Lotus

  09/12/2017


Owner Tracks Down Mechanic Who Took His Limited-Edition Camaro On A Joyride

The 2018 Ford Ranger Raptor Is Here And It Can Jump

Watch The 707-Horsepower Jeep Trackhawk At The Drag Strip

A Self-Healing Film That Can Protect Your Car From Scratches

And The Fastest Production Lotus Ever

This week on PowerNation Katie welcomes Rodney Beasley, owner of Designer Street Rods and two of his builds. First is a 1937 Ford truck owned by Bill Bowen. In a 4 year build, Rodney’s team did a lot of rust repair, built a custom chassis, dropped in a 392 Ford Stroker making 430 horsepower and gave the pickup a very classy Oak wood bed floor. They sprayed it with a custom PPG metallic almost Green color with a custom leather interior by Paul Atkins.

The second is a 1957 Chevy Bel Air owned by his father Ray. Again the team did some rust repair, dropped in 350 LT-1 making 425 horsepower and gave it a cool paint treatment. It looks like Black, but it's Valspar’s “Deep Blue Black”. It too has a custom leather interior by Paul Atkins. Lots to take in this weekend including some great hands-on tech from our shops. See you this weekend PowerNation!
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