Truck Tech Season 5 Episodes
Jeremy and LT continue the transformation of their 1930 Model A into a modern-day street rod. And visit a master builder with a powerful passion for finding the true purpose hidden inside these old classics
Transforming A 1930 Model A Into a Modern Street Rod
Season 5, Episode 1
Project “Klassy K5” gets one step closer to wearing its final coat of paint. The cab and firewall are jammed out in BMW Protronic Blue, then gets re-united with the chassis for good. Plus, the guys show body some body work basics.
Our Chevy Blazer Hits the Paint Studio For a Fresh Coat
Season 5, Episode 2
The Truck Tech team picks up a new project, a 1974 Ford F-100 and bring it back to the shop for a quick inspection. Then it's off to the dyno for a baseline, and off to the road course for a thorough shakedown run.
74 Ford F100 Is Off to the Dyno For a Baseline Followed By a Road Course
Season 5, Episode 3
Project "Klassy K5" gets its first coat of high build primer, then Jeremy and LT block it down smooth. Then, they build some new shop equipment that will help us modify the frame of the 1930 Model A hot rod.
Chevy Blazer Gets First Coat of High Build Primer
Season 5, Episode 4
The 1974 F-100 is back in the shop for its first round of upgrades. Jeremy and LT bolt on some budget suspension upgrades that will lower it 4 inches closer to the ground, then throw on some sway bars to reduce body roll.
1974 F-100 Is Lowered 4 Inches Closer to the Ground
Season 5, Episode 5
Truck Tech is advancing two projects at once, LT tackles a rear end upgrade on the F100 and Jeremy starts a supercharger install on Klassy K5.
Upgrading the Rear End of our F100 For Optimal Performance
Season 5, Episode 6
To get the '30 Ford street rod down to the ground, the guys cut the frame in half, drop it 8 inches then weld it back together all to get this chassis "sittin' in the weeds."
1930 Ford Street Rod Gets Dropped 8 Inches and Welded Back Together
Season 5, Episode 7
Jeremy and LT get inspiration on what the F100 could become when concept designer Daniel Maffett draws us three options, then they perform a top end kit to freshen the weak 351W.
Ford F100 Engine Gets a Top End Kit To Freshen It Up
Season 5, Episode 8
The engine goes back together in the '74 Ford as the guys hope to improve power of this weak 351 Windsor. New rubber, rims and custom exhaust will wrap up Stage 1.
Improving Power on the 351 Windsor
Season 5, Episode 9
Jeremy and LT take delivery of a Nissan NV2500 and trick it out to become the new PowerNation Driveway Rescue rig. It's a mobile workshop, helping viewers with their truck tribulations.
Tricking Out a Nissan NV2500 For a New POWERNATION Driveway Rescue Rig
Season 5, Episode 10
The measly 146 HP at the wheels will be a distant memory when we take the freshened-up Ford and slap her back on the chassis dyno. Then it's onto the race track to compare the newly modified truck against its own baseline
1974 Ford F100 Is Ready For the Race Track
Season 5, Episode 11
Jeremy and LT continue on the Model A project finishing up the drop by modifying the rear of the Pete & Jake's chassis. This custom hot rod truck will be slammed to the ground and with suspension to accommodate.
Model A Hotrod Gets Slammed To the Ground
Season 5, Episode 12
Old skool muscle is on tap for the hot rod Model A pickup, when a muscle car engine gets a home between the frame rails. Plus square bodies are king at the LMC C10 Nationals in Texas
Hot Rod Model A Pickup Engine Mount
Season 5, Episode 13
We will up the fuel economy and up the performance on our 6.7L Ram 3500, plus our Driveway Rescue viewer gets a needed tuneup on his '04 Ford F150.
Increasing the Performance and Fuel Economy On the Ram 3500
Season 5, Episode 14
Performance upgrades on our 6.7L Ram continue with install of larger intercooler, & gauges. Plus how to smoke taillights for a cool accent.
Ram 3500 Gets a Larger Intercooler
Season 5, Episode 15
After months of prep, the '89 Blazer hits the paint booth for a custom mix of color. And to accompany the panels will be a color-matched bedliner.
1989 Blazer Hits the Paint Booth For a Custom Mix of Color
Season 5, Episode 16
The men hit the road to rescue a viewer's ex-border patrol Bronco with new exterior & interior goodies. Plus custom exhaust for our Klassy K5 Blazer
Ex Border Patrol Bronco Gets New Interior and Exterior
Season 5, Episode 17
The Ram 1 ton dually gets a bigger badder turbo setup with more airflow for more horsepower. Plus, Advanced Plating in Nashville shows us how to powder coat suspension parts.
1 Ton Ram Gets Bigger Turbo Setup
Season 5, Episode 18
Klassy K5 returns from fresh paint for re-assembly, and interior goodies, plus the "dress-up" of our Ram 1 ton dually with mega-bumpers and headache rack
Reassembling Our Chevy Blazer With Interior Goodies After Its Custom Paint Job
Season 5, Episode 19
We've up'd the horsepower of our 2016 Ram dually with the air side of things, now onto fuel. A 2nd generation fuel system is installed with new injection & lift pumps to support 770 HP.
2016 Ram Dually Gets Fuel System Upgrades to Support 770 Horsepower
Season 5, Episode 20
How to re-wire your truck with a simple color-coded kit, plus Klassy needs some glassy! Easy how-to on how to replace your own windshield
Re-Wiring The Chevy Blazer And Installing A New Windshield
Season 5, Episode 21
Truck Tech Builds
The '67 El Camino give-away, now dressed in custom paint, gets re-assembled, including new bumpers and chrome trim.
Identity Crisis (El Camino)
We introduce our '89 Blazer with a raucous trail ride to show capabilities of Chevy's full size 4x4 in stock form.
Klassy K5 (Blazer)
We roll up our sleeves and get to work on our '30 Model A Ford with quick disassembly and the build up of a crate chassis including axles, suspension, springs, shocks, links and I-beam front end.
GM never offered a short box Duramax. So we take an '03 and chop the frame for the smaller bed.
How to build a real work truck from a late-model F-150. Also, how to blend paint on a repaired fender.
After major intake upgrades, lowering kit and more the ’13 Ram is back for stereo upgrades, lights and payoff
Team preps Frontier 4x4 for hunting with 6" lift, air locker, gears, 35" rubber and upgraded brakes.
Project Wild Frontier
They lift a '07 Wrangler, convert it a to 4WD and install an Advance Adapters under-drive crawl box
Turning a classic Chevy R10 into a street bruiser swapping in a Duramax diesel with Allison 6 speed automatic.
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.
How-to lift our Hemi Jeep with mid-arm suspension and a Dana 44 front diff for more articulation and grip.
The guys start their next classic build finding a disassembled '55 F100. They save cash and time reviving this abandoned project.
Project Basket Case
Team starts turning a 260,000 mile 1993 Chevy work horse into sweet sport truck by servicing and upgrading worn out brakes, steering, charging system and more!
'93 Chevy Silverado "Senior Silverado"