February 2011 Blog Posts (238)

MY DADS DREAM CAR

Hi my name is Bradlee Pittman I would like to restore my parents dream car. 35 Desoto I searched everywhere for this one car and I finlly found it and bought it. I was going to keep the car a secret from them intill my dad retired from the US NAVY and give it to them for a retirement gift. But the car cost me nearlly all my savings to buy and tow it.The car is now sitting behind my parents bar (THE BLUE ANGLE) waiting for me to restore. The deal is I want to see my parent cruz in it and I…

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Added by Bradlee Pittman on February 24, 2011 at 8:56pm — No Comments

winner

I would cry and smile for monthes.

Added by Walter Harper on February 24, 2011 at 8:49pm — 1 Comment

Makover

  I wanted to enter my bike in the makeover contest, but since I live in Canada I can't enter my address on the form. It would be nice to see it taken to the next level (big bore kit, flat slide carbs, alloy wheels, paint), you get the picture. It's a 1971 XS650 Yamaha with a '76 motor. O.k. it's not a Harley or a big block Camaro, but it would be interesting to see of you guys could pull off something that's outside the usual stuff you do. How 'bout it, or is there some legal constraint that… Continue

Added by Roman Stefan Mosiuk on February 24, 2011 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

hello

the reason my ex needs work done on his truck is cause where we live the water gets really high and its hard for him to get out sometimes like i said before the truck has big h***s in the floor board on the drivers side needs four wheel drive fixed it works  when it wants to plus having the kids we have to have thetruck and he got the truck 11 years ago right after our middle daughter was born hes had six by pass sugery done plus two strokes and 2 heart attacks and no place to work on it at or… Continue

Added by cherie skinner on February 24, 2011 at 3:34pm — 1 Comment

1985 Monte Carlo SS

Hi Everyone, I submitted a Makeover entry in the week of Feb 7th and was wonder why I don't see it. Or do I have to submit it again.

Thanks and have a great day

Added by Leeanne Makalena on February 24, 2011 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

MY DREAM CAR MAKEOVER

hi i'm new here . so here goes my dream make over is not a car but a motorcycle .  i 1993 gxsr 1100 i bought about 2 years ago fix carbs. on well job to the future .i had mild heart condition that put my in the hospital for 2 months. when got to my apartment. i was rob. of some of my stuff and parts of my bike. I'M unemployed right now it's hard to   buy parts for my bike when your trying to pay or catch up on back dew bills .i would like nothing more than to ride with my friends. it's no…

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Added by eduardo mckeithan on February 24, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments

Rusty to Rugged 1

I have never really blogged before so, I guess I'll join the modern age and try it.  This will probably take a while 'cus I can't type any faster then a "hunt and peck" mode.  My daughter says I should enter my Jeep in the Powerblock Makeover contest.  It definitely needs a makeover!  With the help of my friends, I've started my Jeep YJ project that I think I'll call "Rusty to Rugged, Building the Wrescue Wrangler."

I started with what diehard Jeepers shun, an '87 YJ.  OK, it didn't…

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Added by Chris Qua on February 24, 2011 at 10:15am — 1 Comment

Does any one have any information on where i can get a good cheap front bumper for a 78-81 camaro?

Does any one have any information on where i can get a good cheap front bumper for a 78-81 camaro? Continue

Added by dylan sanders on February 24, 2011 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

My Powerblock Makeover Entry

My Car is an '81 Z28 Camaro. It was bought new by my uncle. It has never seen snow. I had a passion for the car for as long as I can remember. I kept bugging my uncle year after year that when he wanted to part with car to give me a call. He came to me and said he wanted a quad like dads. Being a young dumb teenager I tried to convince dad to trade him his quad for the car then he could sell my snowmobile to buy a new quad....Good idea, so I thought. A year later dad shows up in the…

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Added by Jesse James Capp on February 24, 2011 at 7:33am — 1 Comment

really need help with a makeover.

 my life changed in 1995 i was hurt and now im disable from it.i love your show when i seen this yall doing make overs i said this whould be a prayer i need.i have rsd,disc desorder,have a spin steamulater in my spine to help the pain.i have lots of health prom,throutlet semdrom,had both cluff surger on both shoulder,neck surgey,in all iv had around 15surgeys.i started haveing seazers around 1998 but now with meds they have it under control so i can drive,last yr iv got a divorced most of it…

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Added by anthony on February 23, 2011 at 10:31pm — 1 Comment

GO P.R!! Suerte Hector!

Good for you Bro! That's a classic Z28 but it looks like a LOT of work need to done.  I'm sure they'll do a frame off restoration on it!! I can't wait to see it. Leaving for PR in a week, hope they finish it when I get back,Enjoy!!

James

Added by James on February 23, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Makeover Contest Hopeful

Hello Everyone,

 

I would dearly love to have you help my husband finish his 1935 Plymouth.  We drove all the way from our home here in Brandenburg, KY to Bristol, TN to pick it up and got most of the parts with it.  The former owner did not want to part with it but had to because he was moving.  My husband and his sons have been doing some of the work themselves and it has come a ways.  There is still so much to do that I fear he will not get it finnished so that we can have…

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Added by Vickie Barksdale on February 23, 2011 at 6:20pm — 1 Comment

My Power Block Makeover entry

It was a typical warm summer day in 1965.  I was young, 22 years old, had the car but not the girl.  The car was a 1965 Pontiac GTO, Mayfair Maize in color with black interior, 3x2’s and 4-speed.  So with many thoughts swirling I dialed the number for a neighbor of a second cousin, who had been trying for months for me to meet Nancy.  It was rather late in the afternoon, 4:30 pm, and after a very brief conservation and without ever having met eye-to-eye, Nancy said yes to a 7:30 pm date. …

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Added by Bill White on February 23, 2011 at 3:18pm — 4 Comments

Project: "Nightmare"

Hey "TRUCKS"  Guys, My name is James and I dont have Hard Luck story, But I do have great idea for future Makeover Project. I attended a car show a couple of years back and I saw a 2007 Ford F-150 FX2 Sport Truck That had been Tricked-out, It was really "AWESOME'. I thought if I ever got a truck, I would love try to transform it into the ultimate show truck. Well I got bought a 2008 Ford F-150 FX2 Sport Truck (Super Crew, 5.4 Triton Engine). This truck is a real "BEAST" , But I know It could…

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Added by James Hall on February 23, 2011 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Idle Problem

My 2005 Mustang GT has been idling funny. It revs up and down constantly. Anyone know what causes this? How do I fix it? It stops after it warms up.

Added by Lisa on February 23, 2011 at 3:02pm — 6 Comments

Ole Blue - 1964 Oldsmobile Super 88 - Blog 1

02/23/2011 

Hey everyone!

 

I'm starting this blog as a virtual log for any progress that is made on the vehicle. To start off, I'd like to give a little bit of history about the vehicle and why I have the desire to fully restore this vehicle.

 

Originally the vehicle came from Wichita, Kansas. My grandpa had brought this car back on his way through to Missouri. My grandpa would drive this…

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Added by Brandon Winfrey on February 23, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

powerblock shows are still the best shows on the weekend.

I've been watching powerblock tv since it debuted, it's still the best innovative show on the tube. 

Back in '97 I had a knee replacement, because of complications I was forced to retire in 00.  In 01 I lost my Left leg above the knee, my wife left me and my dog died.  In 05 I had my Right knee replaced because of pain, in '08  they took my Right leg above the…

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Added by Ernest Scott Drescher on February 23, 2011 at 4:46am — No Comments

Needing Help.....

Hello to everyone I'm here writing to se if you could some how help me. I'm a 46 year old truckdriver,driving longhaul across the USA loving what i do. Well back in 2007 I came across a 1989 black IROC Camaro sitting in a cornfield of IOWA an had to have it.I lost my red one in a divorce from my first wife years ago an said if i ever come across another i'll get. Well i came across this one an bought it on the spot never even hearing it run. I made a deal with the owner to pick it up later…

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Added by Carlos Williams N on February 22, 2011 at 8:43pm — 1 Comment

Someone plzzzzzzzzz help me:(

so none of the local techs here have a clue as to what is wrong with my father's truck and i have been other places with no luck. this is my last hope.

 

the truck is a 1994 4.3 V6 vortech powered GMC Sierra 1500. it has no mods it is still factory under the hood. new fuel filter has been added to it. the issue is, it usualy will start once maybe twice on a good day and run like a top. but after that normal first crank the next time u go to start it, the vehicle cranks and…

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Added by Brandon on February 22, 2011 at 8:05pm — 19 Comments

CANADIAN'S NOT ALLOWED!

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Added by Wes on February 22, 2011 at 3:50pm — 10 Comments

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