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Trans Am Part 2

Building a 500 horse pump gas Pontiac

Main Studs, 2-Bolt Main, Pontiac, V8, Kit
Assembly Lubricant, for Engine Assembly and Fastener Installation, Ultra Torque, 1 Pint, Each

ESP Armor Crankshaft, 2-Piece Seal, Internal Balance, Forged 4340 Steel, 4.250 in. Stroke, Pontiac, 455, Each
ESP Armor Eagle Forged 4340 Steel H-Beam Rods (Set of 8)

The Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware, and Shop Supplies

Assembly Lube, Max-Tuff, Synthetic, 8 oz, Each

Custom Grind Roller Cam, Comp Cams, Pontiac
Lifters, Hydraulic Roller, Vertical Link Bar, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Set of 16
Rocker Arms, Ultra Gold, Aluminum, 7/16 in. Stud Mount, Full Roller, 1.65 Ratio, Pontiac, Set of 16
Motor Oil, Break-In, Mineral, 10W30, Quart, Each

Intake Manifold, Performer RPM, Dual Plane, Aluminum, Natural, Square/Spread Bore, Pontiac, 326-455, Each
Cylinder Head, Performer, Aluminum, Assembled, 87cc Chamber, 195cc Intake Runner, D-Port, Pontiac, Each
Head Bolt Kit, Bolt, Hex Head, Chromoly, Black Oxide, Pontiac, Performer Cylinder Heads, Kit

FLOWKOOLER, Water Pump, Mechanical, High-Volume, Aluminum, Natural, Pontiac, 265/301/400/455, Each

Ross/Butler 4.211 X 1.295 CH Flat Top Forged Pistons-1/16 1/16 3/16- .990 X 2.500 (Set)

1969-1979 Pontiac Timing Cover -11 Bolt 350-455
Pontiac 400-455 BP Head Gaskets (Set)
Butler Performance Pro Series oil pump

Threadlocker, 243 Medium Strength, 6ml., Each


Seasons

Project Ultra Violet: Body Beautiful
2014 | Episode 23
Final Mopar sheet metal tech - how to weld in a new trunk pan and fabricate a front cowl panel from scratch.

Project Ultra Violet: Framed
2014 | Episode 22
Chassis guru Jeff Schwartz brings in his G-Machine chassis to convert uni-body Challenger to a full frame.

Project Ultra Violet: Roof Skin
2014 | Episode 21
Team salvages rotted out '70 Challenger with how-to weld in a new metal roof, drip rails and A-pillars.

Project Ultra Violet: '70 Challenger
2014 | Episode 20
It's the start of a brand new project. Detroit Muscle goes on the hunt for their next big build, Project Ultra Violet...a 1970 Challenger. This Mopar is in serious need of a sand blaster! Also they'll go for a spin in one of the most famous Mopars of all time.

Hurst Olds: Aluminum Air Box
2014 | Episode 19
How to fabricate a custom functional aluminum forced-air intake system to feed our LSX 454.

Hurst Olds: Panel Gap Perfection
2014 | Episode 18
Long term Hurst Olds project returns for sheet metal tech: how-to create perfect hood, fender and door gaps.

Glass Tech 101
2014 | Episode 17
Tech secrets, tips and techniques on how-to restore, repair, and replace automotive glass.

Go With the Flow: Performance Pump Tech
2014 | Episode 16
Money Saving How-To: rebuilding fuel, water and oil pumps for more muscle car performance and reliability.

Grocery Gladiator: Smooth Shave
2014 | Episode 15
We lower our Dodge wagon, shave its roof rack, install a fresh air hood and apply an accent paint job.

Grocery Gladiator: Blown Magnum
2014 | Episode 14
The guys supercharge and upgrade exhaust turning a plain Jane Dodge Magnum wagon into a stealthy street fighter.

427 Cobra Replica: All Girls Build
2014 | Episode 13
Top auto industry females build a replica of the legendary 427 Cobra with a Factory Five Racing Mark lV Roadster kit.

Plain Pony to Fastback
2014 | Episode 12
Mustang guru Alan Shepley and the guys perform major cosmetic surgery converting a stock '67 coupe into an iconic fastback.

Firebird Finale
2014 | Episode 11
Big inch Pontiac TA gets tuned on the chassis dyno and how to dial in your alignment without going to a shop.

Interior Creature Comforts
2014 | Episode 10
How-to soundproof and refurbish a worn-out interior. Plus the guys show how to make a shaker hood.

Beautiful Black Bird
2014 | Episode 09
Guest builder Chris Ryan coats our Tribute Trans Am with ebony paint, then the guys apply the massive gold bird decal.

Bandit Body Building
2014 | Episode 08
How-to restore cracked fiberglass body panels, customize fender scoops and remove decals without paint damage.

1969 Car Wars
2014 | Episode 07
In this special edition, the guys do retrospectives on the most iconic muscle cars of 1969, arguably the height of America's muscle car wars.

Tough As Nails Trans Am
2014 | Episode 06
The team reworks their Pontiac's rear suspension, orders a custom driveshaft and fabricates a set of homemade frame connectors.

4 Barrel Fix
2014 | Episode 05
The team shows how to save cash by overhauling a Edelbrock AFB-style 4 barrel performance carb.

Stout Differential
2014 | Episode 04
Team builds a stronger rear end, adds an EFI system and converts from rear drums to discs.

Trans Am Part 3 Movie Car Magic
2014 | Episode 03
Team upgrades F-body Poncho suspension/brakes and torque converter.

Trans Am Part 2
2014 | Episode 02
The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 574 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.

Trans Am Transformation
2014 | Episode 01
The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 474 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.

The Highwayman: Marquis to the Max
Season 3, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/10/2016

The Detroit Muscle guys slam over a 1,000 horsepower into a huge mid-70’s Mercury with a sadistic streak.


The Highwayman: Part II
Season 3, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 4/24/2016

The Mercury build continues with ignition, exhaust upgrade and fuel system to handle a 1000 horsepower.


The Highwayman: Monster Mercury
Season 3, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 5/29/2016

Adding an indestructible 9-inch and air suspension to our sleeper 1,080-horse ’72 Marquis Brougham



Iroc and So Can You!
Season 3, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/10/2016

Detroit Muscle Undertakes a mission to squeeze everything that they can out of a tired Iroc Z, while staying on a strict budget.


Low Buck Iroc Interior
Season 3, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/17/2016

The guys squeeze their budget and also do some free fixes to freshen up the budget Iroc’s interior, plus a road-trip test drive of the 2016 Camaro.


IROC Paint Overhaul and Payoff
Season 3, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 2/21/2016

Learn a low-buck way to rescue faded, nasty paint. Also, the budget IROC goes for a drive.



Project Banana Split - Deadly Doors
Season 2, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 2/22/2015

Old school sheet metal tricks to convert classic '49 Ford into a custom with suicide doors.


Punch Job
Season 2, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/11/2015

How to convert from manual door handles to electric door poppers and punch custom hood louvers in a vintage Ford.


Custom Headlights & Tail Lamps
Season 2, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 1/25/2015

Hands on tech on how to graft in '55 Olds lamps, convert to 12v blue dot taillights and french-in license plate


Banana Split: Turn & Stop
Season 2, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/12/2015

Guys convert ancient king pins and drums to spindles and discs to lower and slow down our flathead Ford


Banana Split: Skirts & Paint
Season 2, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 4/19/2015

Team fabs custom fiberglass bubble skirts and lays down a two-tone paint job on our old school '49 Ford custom


Flatheads Rule
Season 2, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 5/17/2015

Team transplants hopped up 3-duce flathead into old school custom plus how-to covert from 6 to 12 volt electrics


Skirts, Spinners & Wide Whites
Season 2, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 7/19/2015

49 custom gets bubble skirts, fresh chrome, Sombrero caps and whitewalls, plus acid-porting cast iron manifolds.


Hot Rod How-to: Interiors
Season 2, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 8/2/2015

Secrets on fabricating a custom interior and how muscle car sheet metal panels are made and tested


Pain in the Glass
Season 2, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 9/13/2015

It's tips on how to custom fabricate and fire-cut auto glass, plus tricks on how-to rebuild a manual window assembly.


Resto-Mod Interior
Season 2, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 9/20/2015

How to upgrade a Mopar interior with performance seats, a custom dash insert, plus secrets on salvaging electrical switches.


Fire In The Hole
Season 2, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 9/27/2015

We fire up Banana Split and install old school exhaust flame throwers plus how to get your college degree in racing.



Project Ultra Violet: '70 Challenger
Season 1, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 9/28/2014

It's the start of a brand new project. Detroit Muscle goes on the hunt for their next big build, Project Ultra Violet...a 1970 Challenger. This Mopar is in serious need of a sand blaster! Also they'll go for a spin in one of the most famous Mopars of all time.


Project Ultra Violet: Roof Skin
Season 1, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 10/5/2014

Team salvages rotted out '70 Challenger with how-to weld in a new metal roof, drip rails and A-pillars.


Project Ultra Violet: Framed
Season 1, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 10/12/2014

Chassis guru Jeff Schwartz brings in his G-Machine chassis to convert uni-body Challenger to a full frame.


Project Ultra Violet: Body Beautiful
Season 1, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 10/19/2014

Final Mopar sheet metal tech - how to weld in a new trunk pan and fabricate a front cowl panel from scratch.


Crazy Hemi
Season 2, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/18/2015

Team grafts world's first low deck, all aluminum Hemi and T56 six speed gearbox into '70 Challenger resto-mod.


Rub-a-dub Mini Tub
Season 2, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 2/15/2015

Step-by-step tech on how-to mini tub a muscle car rear end to create clearance for massive tires


Project: Ultra Violet
Season 2, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 5/10/2015

Celebrity builder Chris Ryan shows how-to lay down metallic paint and graphics on our very purple Challenger


Challenger Challenges
Season 2, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 7/5/2015

Resto-mod tech: how to refurbish an expensive grill, insulate a uni-body plus tips on reassembling brightwork.


Mopar Makeovers
Season 2, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/26/2015

Team fabs high flow EFI fuel system, serpentine belt drive and dual fan cooling system for '70 Hemi Challenger


Resto-Mod Interior
Season 2, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 9/20/2015

How to upgrade a Mopar interior with performance seats, a custom dash insert, plus secrets on salvaging electrical switches.


Ultraviolet Payoff
Season 3, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/24/2016

Project Ultraviolet, the 1970 Challenger Pro Touring ride takes it’s maiden voyage



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.



427 Cobra Replica: All Girls Build
Season 1, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 5/18/2014

Top auto industry females build a replica of the legendary 427 Cobra with a Factory Five Racing Mark lV Roadster kit.



Trans Am Transformation
Season 1, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/5/2014

The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 474 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.


Trans Am Part 2
Season 1, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/12/2014

The guys team up with Butler Performance to build a bulletproof 574 cubic inch pump gas Pontiac stroker.


Trans Am Part 3 Movie Car Magic
Season 1, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2014

Team upgrades F-body Poncho suspension/brakes and torque converter.


Stout Differential
Season 1, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 1/26/2014

Team builds a stronger rear end, adds an EFI system and converts from rear drums to discs.


Tough As Nails Trans Am
Season 1, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 2/9/2014

The team reworks their Pontiac's rear suspension, orders a custom driveshaft and fabricates a set of homemade frame connectors.


Bandit Body Building
Season 1, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/13/2014

How-to restore cracked fiberglass body panels, customize fender scoops and remove decals without paint damage.


Beautiful Black Bird
Season 1, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 4/20/2014

Guest builder Chris Ryan coats our Tribute Trans Am with ebony paint, then the guys apply the massive gold bird decal.


Interior Creature Comforts
Season 1, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 4/27/2014

How-to soundproof and refurbish a worn-out interior. Plus the guys show how to make a shaker hood.


Firebird Finale
Season 1, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 5/4/2014

Big inch Pontiac TA gets tuned on the chassis dyno and how to dial in your alignment without going to a shop.




Detroit Muscle Schedule

Highwayman Payoff and Chevelle Power Plant
2017 | Episode 12
Marc and Tommy plug a monster bowtie powerplant into the newly painted Chevelle Project, and the thousand plus horsepower “Highwayman” Mercury finally gets a chance to stretch her legs.
Saturday 9/23
9:30 AM ET
Powerstop Ultimate Mustang Engine Upgrades
2017 | Episode 13
How do you get tons of power out of an already stout factory coyote motor? Supercharge it! Plus how to build the drivetrain to handle nearly 700 ponies to the wheels!
Sunday 9/24
10:30 AM ET/PT
Fancy and Fast
2017 | Episode 14
The Detroit Muscle Crew pick up a late model Cadillac and prep it for some serious speed, but what will they do when they discover it’s been messed with already?
Saturday 9/30
1:30 AM ET