Search and Restore Season 2 Episodes
Part one of our '55 Chevy Hot Rod Wagon, where builder Tim Strange and dozens of volunteers make a dream come true for a gearhead viewer.
'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Pt. I
Season 2, Episode 1
Sheet metal, high tech chassis, and an LS3 with overdrive trans, are just a few of the goodies that get bolted into Chad Terhar's '55 Chevy Handyman.
'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Part II
Season 2, Episode 2
Quickly surpassing two-thousand man-hours in the car so far, the '55 Chevy gets full paint treatment then heads to final assembly.
'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Part III
Season 2, Episode 3
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.
'55 Chevy Handyman Wagon Finale
Season 2, Episode 4
Shane promised his father on his death bed that he would finish restoring the family truck. Tim and the volunteers lend a hand by honoring a Pennsylvania family.
4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part I
Season 2, Episode 5
Volunteers gather for detailed metal fabrication on the second stage of this transformation of a 3/4 ton classic Ford, into a 1/4 ton street rod truck!
4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part II
Season 2, Episode 6
Tim and the team head to week 3 with paint and buff a priority as the '48 Ford keeps its traditional look with modern components.
4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part III
Season 2, Episode 7
Shane's family, including aunts uncles and cousins arrive to see their 4-generation Ford for the first time after the final week of the build.
4-Gen '48 Ford Truck Part Finale
Season 2, Episode 8
Tom Moore's Hudson Hornet was in the process of being restored, when the project stalled for family priorities. Tim and the team rescue a classic.
'51 Hudson Hornet Pt. I
Season 2, Episode 9
Unique, ahead of its time, built like a tank - all phrases indicative of the 50's era Hudson automobile. Tim Strange and the team call on the aftermarket to make it even better.
'51 Hudson Hornet Part II
Season 2, Episode 10
Tom & Lisa Moore join us from their living room to see all the metal Tim and the team cut out of the roof of his '51 Hudson Hornet. Can you say chop?
'51 Hudson Hornet Part III
Season 2, Episode 11
The Moore family heads to the Tech Center for the unveiling of Tom's classic ride. See how Tim Strange and his team of volunteers came through for this Michigan family.
'51 Hudson Hornet Part Finale
Season 2, Episode 12
We help a veteran and St. Louis area firefighter finish what he started: A 1974 Dodge Challenger, by transforming it into a modern pro touring machine.
'74 Challenger Part I
Season 2, Episode 13
The original engine was a weak 318ci small block. But HorsPower's Mike and John build a powerful 392 hemi - then dyno the beast with unbelievable results!
'74 Challenger Part II
Season 2, Episode 14
Tim Strange uses his skills as a world-class custom painter to create a unique skin on Ty Cardona's classic '74 Dodge Challenger.
'74 Challenger Part III
Season 2, Episode 15
Search and Restore Builds
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 car.
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 right before your eyes!
'51 Hudson Hornet
Shane Skennonto is a 36 year old construction safety manager in Philadelphia, PA. His girlfriend Amy wrote The PowerBlock asking us to help finish Shane's 1948 Ford F2 pickup that had been sitting in his father's garage since he passed away three years ago. Tim Strange and our Search & Restore team traveled to York, Pennsylvania - to surprise him with makeover of this classic truck, fulfilling a dream both his late father and grandfather had for the family. Shane calls this a "4-gen Ford" as S
'48 Ford F2
In spite of being in a wheelchair, gearhead Chad Terhar never let his disability get in the way of his dream of rebuilding his dream car - a classic 1955 Chevy 210 Handyman. His wife calls him "handi-capable!" But when we learned Chad needed help finishing his project, Tim and the team traveled to Tacoma, Washington to surprise him with a well deserved makeover.
'55 Chevy 210 Handyman
Tim and Tommy travel to Colorado Springs, CO where they meet Paul Kahler war veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and current Sergeant in the Colorado National Guard. His brother bought him his dream car when he got out of the Army back in 2006. But the turquoise '67 Mustang Coupe has seen better days. It's trailered back to the PowerBlock Tech Center for a Tim Strange transformation into a modern "G-machine" street rod.
'67 Mustang Coupe
Jason Smelser is a dedicated husband and family man with an under-powered Jeep TJ, so when Search & Restore found out what Jason does to give back to his community, we didn't want to pass up the opportunity to apply some much-needed TLC to his off-road renegade.
The second build for Search & Restore takes us to Pomeroy, Ohio, where Anthony and Cindy Rowe live with their eight children. Anthony has a 1994 GMC 1500, his daily driver he's had to fix every few weeks, that is, until Search & Restore comes to retrieve it.
'94 GMC 1500