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There's undiscovered treasure in the bayous of Louisiana and Charles Handler knows how to find it. From a 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible to a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT, Handler and his team find long-forgotten piles of junk and turn them into dazzling custom cars. He searches all over Louisiana for one-of-a-kind classics, invests his own money to fix them up, and then sells them at auction. These treasures can sell for big money so there's a huge profit to be made, if everything goes according to plan. Each episode, based in New Orleans, will feature amazing vehicle restorations and high stakes auctions where everything's on the line.
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.
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.
Striving to bring a rusty 1968 Chevy El Camino back to life, Trey and Charles must find a way to turn a profit on a classic car missing an engine and a transmission.
Charles and Trey are hired to fix musician Pepper Keenan's 1955 Chevrolet, taking on the challenge of rebuilding the engine to crank out 400-plus horsepower.
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.
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.
Charles and the crew find a '59 Corvette that needs to go to auction in 10 days. While a customer brings in a Porsche 928 to get some non-factory parts replaced.
The Guys at the Bomb Factory pick up a '70 Ford Maverick to Hot Rod. The deal includes an extra 302ci motor and parts car. Plus, There's a disappointing trip to the Scrap Yard.
At an estate sale, Charles and Trey find a rare 1968 Plymouth Fury 3 and turn the previously functional family vehicle into a street-legal racer, despite the car having no engine.
Equipped with $50,000 and the shell of a car, the team strives to create a customer's dream car - - a 1967 Pontiac GTO.
Charles and Trey get a call from a man who wants to unload his 1971 Ford Bronco; Charles seeks to transform the Bronco into a California off-road vehicle in time for a classic car auction, while Trey fears that Charles' vision may alienate bidders.
Charles and Trey get a lead on a possible Ed Roth Trike; while Trey doubts its authenticity due to a lack of documentation, Charles trusts his gut and buys the Trike for a hefty amount of money.
Trey and Frankie get a call about a 1974 Dodge Charger down at the used car lot. It is 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 the rear windows puts their tight timeline in jeopardy.
Famed car collector, Tim Wellborne asks the team to recreate a famous add car from the 70's, IE. the "most beautiful car that never was"-- the 1970 Paint Chip 'Cuda to feature in his muscle car museum. Charles accepts, hoping a car like this with a placement like that will really get the Bomb Factory on the map. However, staring down the barrel of a complicated paint job and a meticulous client, Charles worries that the final product may not be as good as required.
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