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Have You Seen The New Show On TLC Called Wrecks To Riches?
I have been informed by Barry and Discovery that Season 2 of Wrecks To Riches will start airing on May 10, 2007 On The Learning Channel TLC
Check Out "The Pony Race" Episode And "The Fireman's Ball" Episode
TLC Will Be Airing Their New Turbo Block Of Programs On Thursday Nights Beginning in January, '07
Turbo Shows Include American Chopper, Wrecks To Riches, American Hot Rod, Overhaulin', And Biker Build Off
Click on Turbo.com to see video Clips
Check out the Pony Race and Fireman's Ball episodes of Wrecks To Riches where members of the Beverly Hills Fire Department help Barry rebuild a 1969 Mustang Fastback into a Super Muscle Car.
I had the fortunate opportunity to be invited by Barry White of Barry's Speed Shop in Corona, CA., to help build one of his Super Muscle Cars for the new hit car series "Wrecks To Riches".
We built a 1969 Mustang Fastback Super Muscle Car. The body started out in pretty good shape and only had a small amount of rust in the front passenger floor. Once the floor patch was installed, we started body work. Then it was painted in 2 stage House Of Kolor Blue Blood Red and clear coated, color sanded and polished to a beautiful shine. We then installed upgraded front and rear springs, QA1 adjustable shocks, Flaming River manual rack and pinion steering and column, Baer 4 wheel disc brakes, Currie 9" Ford posi rearend with 350 gears, 450 hp 351 Windsor small block motor, built C-4 Trans, March Surpentine pulley and belt system, Edelbrock multi-port fuel injection, Hot Rod air conditioning, and Barry's Custom Gold Wheels.
We built this car in 4 weeks with the body taking one full week and 3 weeks for assembly. Build team members of the Beverly Hills Fire Department included me (Dean Guccione), Terry Kirley, Dennis Andrews, Greg Vitali, Amy Horst, Mark Hein, Rick Martin, Dave Griffin, Bruce Lessing, Ryan Sinutko, Kevin Reed, Ken Signorio, Shane Sennett, and Brian Weidman.
Check out these behind the scenes pics from the show
Barry has asked me to come back for season two and help build 10 cars in 10 months, so check back later this year for more behind the scenes pics.