1970 'Cuda Restoration

Discussion in 'First Generation Challenger Forum' started by SRT-Tom, May 21, 2019.

  1. SRT-Tom

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    Last night, I watched a rerun of a restoration of a 1970 Plum Crazy 340 'Cuda convertible. It sat in the owner's shed for 20 years and, was basically, a rat's nest. In one week, the Garage Squad guys did a remarkable restoration which included a new interior, new vinyl top, new cam, new brakes, AC, new wheels, new tires, and engine bay painting.

    Has anyone seen this episode?

    https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/...9ffb5425193a6b9ab16e760cdbc613c4&action=click
     
  2. 70-426_10-SRT

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    All it takes is money these days.

    I quit buying EasyRiders mags when the project bikes went from:

    4-7 years and $3-5k
    to
    2-3 weeks and $60-$200k

    :imo:
     
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    I'm a fan of Garage Squad, have watched every episode on Velocity (now Motor Trend) channel.
    They've had several mopar episodes besides this Cuda show. From memory there was a 69 Charger and a 71 Dart and I think even a Challenger show.
     
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    I think the Cuda episode is airing again tonight (Wed May 22) at 7 PM and again on Thurs the 23rd at 4 AM Eastern time.
    When Velocity Channel existed, you could watch older episodes of Garage Squad and other shows on demand for free. Now that Motor Trend has bought it out, you have to pay $5.00/month to see any content.
    I went to the VelocityGo website and it said you can join Motor Trend for $.99/month for a year but when you click on the Motor Trend link there's no selection for that promo price. What a rip. They should at least provide the content offered on the old Velocity site for free and upgrade to a paid premium version with no commercials and other content. Just my opinion as an old SOB.
     
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  5. IntimidatorRT

    IntimidatorRT Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderator

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    i watch a lot of those shows on TV but haven't done it on my ipad dues to the purchase of them. hell I pay cable for that now, but I have seen most of the mopar shows they have worked on.
     
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    Very nice restoration!!!!