An oil drenched, history soaked, paint splattered garage where the dreams of lofty aficionados and grease monkey gear-heads meet.
- imDb Rating: 6.8 (55 Votes)
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It's all about shop floor drama, gas fueled egos, and millions of dollars at stake. An oil drenched, history soaked, paint splattered garage where the dreams of lofty aficionados and grease...
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 26 Aug 2013
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Reality-TV
- Director: N/A
- Writer: N/A
- Actors: David Grainger
- Language: English
- Country: Canada
- Awards: N/A
- Total Seasons: 2
Episode 5x12; Apr 23, 2019
5x12: Army Restoration
5x11: Precious Metal
5x10: Choppin' Tops
5x9: California Car Art
5x8: Speed and the Demon
5x7: Panhard Lemon
5x6: Lancia Love
5x5: Handcrafted Perfection
5x4: Muscle Car Mania
David Grainger as Host
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
David Grainger asks his team to do the impossible; recreate a car that went missing more then 70 years ago from one of the most flammable metals on earth. A man with a dream rolls into The Guild looking to transform his Lincoln Continental into a killer movie car from the 70s. Can the team manage two huge total recreations and deliver a long time restoration classic, a ‘63 Thunderbird, to its owner on time?
The Guild is under the gun! The restorers are asked to find a way to save the life of a 1953 cartoon car with a rotten body while Mustang mania forces Paul to pull all the guys onto a 1967 classic. Jay's Bugatti burnout gives rising restoration star Alex a crack at building the most difficult part of the multi-million dollar car.
When owner David Grainger invites Paul to an elite car auction in the United States, Paul is plagued with passport issues. A 1959 Caddy with more problems than anticipated rolls in with a looming deadline and The Guild discovers some new clients have been duped into buying a disaster on wheels.
|4||4||Turning up the Heat||2013-09-16||60||
Things get ugly when new guy Dave meets alpha metal man, Jay. The Guild's car whisperer Larry Hughes makes a client's lifelong dream come true when a 1972 GTX Roadrunner shows up at the shop. Owner David meets Rocketman and goes for a jet-fueled ride before duking it out at an auction on a one-of-a-kind Swiss car.
|5||5||Taking a Gamble||2013-09-23||60||
The turf war between new welder Dave and Guild veteran Jay is raging when owner David orders the rivals to join forces on the horror-movie star The Car. Paul gambles his son's education fund on a '71 Fiat and a Porsche 912 while David blows a gasket to get the Bugatti painted.
Big Brother is watching while The Guild reaches a boiling point. Body shop apprentice Ian explodes after being taken off his favourite model: a 1970 Datsun 510. Jamie's position is questioned when the multi-million dollar Bugatti Aerolithe is damaged. Manager Paul's new Porsche flipping project gets scratched and owner David tries out his latest $300,000 purchase.
|7||7||The Italian Job||2013-10-07||60||
A dented ‘69 Alfa Romeo becomes a great excuse for a cosmetic overhaul while the guys play the name game with a bouncing ‘61 Econoline. Alex struggles to find the source of the Bugatti's failing engine and owner David attempts to help his buddy Larry start his new 2003 Ferrari Spider.
|8||8||Wheeling and Dealing||2013-10-14||60||
When David takes Alex to Hershey to learn the ropes about Concours the timing couldn't be worse. The Bugatti boys are working against the clock to finish the Aerolithe before the owner sees it for the first time, but the pressure doesn't stop there. Paul pulls together the grease monkeys and body shop boys to get a ‘66 pimped-up Oldsmobile Tornado out the door for a client who wants it pronto.
|9||9||The Big Day||2013-10-21||60||
David unveils the Bugatti in the Middle East and Ian's big break with the rocket-powered Turbosonic leads to an even bigger surprise.
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||10||Rat Rod Rally||2014-09-08||60||
The Guild's got a new manager – and he's shaking things up. Larry the Master Mechanic grabs the wheel on the Guild's first Rat Rod project. Jay burns rubber in California, and sparks fly when he gets back. Barry saves a Ferrari from a slow death, and David goes ballistic when the engines of two multi-million dollar projects are hijacked.
|2||11||Keep It Simple||2014-09-15||60||
David goes on a wild goose chase in Turin, Italy - hunting for specialized parts for a rare multi-million dollars Alfa Romeo restoration. Back at the Guild, a true blue Shelby rolls in but the owner's strange request for a ghost flames paint job has everyone spooked.
David goes on a Florida car buying road trip hoping to hit money making car flips. But the smell of money eventually lures him to an historic Royal limousine and treasure hunt to London, England. And the Guild helps a dying man's wishes come true - with a 1931 Lasalle.
|4||13||The Guild Way||2014-09-29||60||
There's a new guy in the body shop, and tempers flare because he won't do things "The Guild Way". Ian wants to get his hands on the Dodge Superbee, but the bosses' nightmare Chevy Apache truck keeps getting in his way. And when a toy Packard shows up, this little gem proves that big problems come in small packages.
When a young entrepreneur brings two rusty truck cabs to the Guild, Jay is convinced he can build the "Franken-truck" in record time, until the mad creation takes on a life of it's own.David dreams up a special edition Mini Cooper to commemorate James Hunt, the legendary Formula 1 Champion. But first, he'll have to go to England and track down Hunt's son Freddie, and get his blessing.
|6||15||Test of Skill||2014-10-20||60||
A mysterious car collector sends a Pontiac GTO to the Guild for engine work as a test. If the guys do the right thing, the Guild will get the rest of his large collection. And Hot Rod Larry takes on a lost cause - an old lawnmower destined for the junkyard.
David makes rookie Ian the project lead on a thirty--year--old rat--infested Jaguar. The owners had their first date in this love--mobile, and want every detail restored back to that fateful night, but Ian has other ideas... A rare Cadillac El Dorado rolls into Jay's metal shop for an ultra--modified makeover. And David's prized Bugatti threatens to humiliate him on the world stage.
|8||17||Race to the Finish||2014-11-17||60||
It's the final countdown for the world's famous automobile Concours show in Pebble Beach, California. The Guild guys race to get the multi million dollar Alpha Romeo and Delahaye ready to roll. At Pebble Beach, David sips champagne with the one--percenters, while the Restorers gun for maximum destruction at a gloves--off demolition derby.
|David Grainger||as Host|