Nov 26, 2013
After last week's disappointing conclusion to the first part of the Shelby Rent-A-Racer restorations, Gas Monkey got right back to work in Monday's episode.
Aaron didn't freak out like I would have after seeing the metal in the oil. He suggested it may not be anything serious and to simply do an oil change. I'm not some car expert, but the vibrations and odd noises suggested something potentially serious was going on. I didn't think a mere oil change would ... Read More
Nov 22, 2013
Sweet, a Shelby. Aaron may not be a fan of Mustangs, but I love the look of these old cars. The 1968 looked great. What made this particular one cool was it was one of the old Rent-A-Racers from Hertz. Imagine renting a race car for a day. It's no wonder the motor in this car was toast!
Rust wasn't the problem with this car. That doesn't mean the body was perfect, however. Despite the previous ... Read More
Nov 22, 2013
The Gas Monkey Garage was humming this week with multiple projects keeping the monkeys busy. Richard even had his mind on other things, namely a problem with the Gas Monkey Bar and Grill.
I thought hell would freeze over before Richard would dare grace Gas Monkey with a friggin' station wagon to work on. I couldn't believe he would bring in that 1971 Chevy Kingwood Estate station wagon. It was ugly. However, it was in terrific shape.
When it comes ... Read More
Nov 6, 2013
This week the Fast N' Loud crew took some time off from overhauling old cars and instead opted to get involved with the Red Bull Flugtag air show that was being hosted in Texas.
I've never attended a Red Bull Flugtag but from the clips I've seen on ESPN over the years, I have no problem admitting the contestants look like they're having a blast doing it.
The idea of Gas Monkey Garage building their own human powered aircraft seems like a brilliant idea. ... Read More