Big Easy Motors
Crescent City CudaAired on Aug 15, 2017
The guys are asked by famed car collector, Tim Wellborne, to create the “most beautiful car that never was”– the 1970 Paint Chip ‘Cuda to feature in his musclecar museum. Charles accepts, hoping a car like this with a placement like that will really get the Bomb Factory on the map. But staring down the barrel of a complicated paint job and a meticulous client, Charles worries that the final product may not be up to snuff.
Charged UpAired on Aug 15, 2017
Trey and Frankie get a call about a 1974 Dodge Charger down at the used car lot. It’s in pretty good shape, but with another auction only a few weeks away, the Bomb Factory will need to soup up this muscle car in record time if there’s any hope of it bringing in any real money. Charles thinks a larger engine and a sleek paint job should do the trick, but a disagreement rear windows puts their tight timeline in jeopardy.
Mystery TrikeAired on Aug 16, 2016
Charles and Trey get a lead on a possible Ed Roth Trike, a three-wheeled monster that is motorcycle in the front and car in the back. While Trey is hesitant about the authenticity of purchase due to lack of documentation, Charles trusts his gut and takes a risk–he buys the Trike for a hefty amount of money. While Charles faces the challenge of authenticating this vehicle, the team gets to work transforming the frame and fiber-glass body into the rolling work of art Ed Roth himself would be proud of.
Bayou BroncoAired on Aug 16, 2016
Charles and Trey get a call from a man deep in the Bayou looking to unload his 1971 Ford Bronco. The duo hope to revamp this pony in time for a classic car auction a few weeks away. Since Broncos aren’t the typical car featured at a classic car auction, Charles wants to capture buyers’ attention by transforming it into a classic California off-roading vehicle, but Trey fears that Charles’ eccentric vision might alienate bidders. The team faces an impractical hood scoop, a challenging paint job, four decades of wear and tear, and the on-going fear that collectors just won’t see the value in a car most iconic for a chase down the 405.
Get My GoatAired on Aug 09, 2016
With the business of the Bomb Factory growing, the team is hired by a man who is looking to create the car of his childhood dreams–a 1967 Pontiac GTO capable of going 0-60 mph in under 5 seconds. Armed with only $50,000 and the a shell of a car, the Bomb Factory struggles to build true muscle from just skin and bones.
The Franken-FuryAired on Aug 09, 2016
After a local lawyer informs Charles and Trey of an estate sale, they race over to find a rare 1968 Plymouth Fury 3. Because the Fury was a seen simply as a conventional 60’s family vehicle, it was overlooked by many vintage car collectors, but their value is on the rise. The guys decide to spruce up the old grocery-getter by turning it into a street legal racer, which proves to be no easy task when they realize car has no engine. With only a few weeks to get it to a prominent car show, the crew gears up for one of their toughest challenges yet–turning a mid-level, family sedan into a blood pumping, hair raising, collectible musclecar.
Maverick MojoAired on Aug 02, 2016
When Charles and Trey snag a 1970 Ford Maverick Grabber along with a parts car, they’re bringing in something a little more personal. “Street-machining” a Maverick has been a dream of Trey’s since he was a teenager, and his passion for this project forces Charles to take a step back and let Trey take the lead. However, after the parts car proves fruitless and the engine proves faulty, the team has to come together to find creative solutions to make the car as outrageous as possible for as little money as possible.
Bet on the 'VetteAired on Aug 02, 2016
In an eerie abandoned warehouse, Charles discovers more than just ghosts–hidden in a damp corner, under a sheet, he finds a sleek, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette. Though the classic convertible is a little roughed up, Charles insists that it be ready for auction in just 10 short days. There are cracks in the body and more than a few parts are missing, and hunting down these rare, vintage parts cost time and money the guys don’t have. Charles scours the Gulf Coast for the parts they need, and races against the clock to restore this American classic in one of the Bomb Factory’s quickest turnarounds yet.
Mission CommissionAired on Jul 26, 2016
After chasing it for an entire year, Charles finally finds and buys the classy 1962 Chrysler 300 he’s been dreaming of. He and his team now face the challenge of having only ten days to give it the period correct customization that it deserves in time for World of Wheels–a premiere custom car show that every car enthusiast in town will be present for. However, after more problems arise than he bargained for, he is now under pressure to find a new car to take its place at the show.
Po' Boy PanteraAired on Jul 26, 2016
The Bomb Factory has an opportunity to buy an extremely rare exotic muscle car. Since the asking price is too much, they go in on the car with a financial backer. Not only is a lot of money on the line, but so is their reputation, as they bring this car to auction.
The Wild OneAired on Jul 19, 2016
Charles and Trey head to a farm just outside of town to purchase their latest project–a run down 1967 Ford Mustang. After discovering its rarity, they must decide whether to take it back to stock or soup it up. Although they’re tempted to create a car that appeals to the general public, they could be looking at a lot more cash from collectors if they do it right.
Big Easy BanditAired on Jul 19, 2016
Charles and Trey find their new project in a Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am in their pal’s junkyard. After further research Charles finds out it’s a rare Trans-Am referred to as the “Bandit Edition”. Although it’s missing a ton of parts, the rarity of the car brings to the table the potential for a lot of cash at auction. However Charles faces more than just finding all the missing parts for the car. He needs to find someone to buy an old Cobra Jet Mustang from the shop or he’ll be out $14,000.
Heavy ChevyAired on Jul 12, 2016
Charles and Trey are hired to fix local legend and rock star Pepper Keenan’s 1955 Chevrolet. In an effort to build business, they take on the challenge of rebuilding the engine to crank out 400+ horsepower for only $17,000. Meanwhile, both Devin and Benny want to buy the old Mercury Montclair that Charles brought in. It’s the country vs. the bayou in a competition of who can rebuild the front suspension the fastest!
The Ballad of El CaminoAired on Jul 12, 2016
After haggling down to a pretty reasonable price, Trey and Charles fight to bring a trashed up collectors dream back to life–a 1968 Chevy El Camino. On top of already being ridden with rust, the team must also find a way to turn a profit on a classic car missing two major components–an engine and a transmission. On top of this, Trey and Charles find themselves butting heads on whether or not they should invest in a super charger, a part that could add $3,000 to their already rising budget. The team has only three weeks to take this hunk of junk and turn it into the street brawler it once was.
Voodoo DemonAired on Jul 05, 2016
Charles and Trey happen across a rare 1972 Dodge Demon driving through the streets of New Orleans. After snagging it for $2,500 they have just one week to transform it into the ultimate 1970’s street machine. Not only does Charles have to face the pressure of a looming deadline and a rust ridden vehicle, but he is also hired by a car collector to snag him a new beauty for his collection.
Camaro Cash-InAired on Jul 05, 2016
Charles and Trey stumble across a 1970 Z28 Chevrolet Camaro deep in the bayou in major need of restoration. If Charles can authenticate and fix this once sought after machine, he could be looking at a lot of money. After gaining a new member to the team who is looking to prove himself, Charles is at a race against the clock to take this piece of junk and turn it into a classic worth selling at the auction.