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Stacey David's GearZ® is a high-octane automotive program designed to appeal to the gearhead in everyone. Produced and hosted by renowned builder and designer Stacey David, the show includes vehicle make-overs and transformations, builds of trend-setting custom vehicles, and even simple tips and tricks to help the viewer squeeze a little more power and performance out of a daily driver. From wild test drives and historic features, to tools, techniques, and inside secrets you just won't see anyplace else…GEARZ fulfills Stacey's main goal…to encourage people to "get out there and build something, and then go drive the wee out of it!"
Season 10 Starts off with America's favorite military tribute truck! Sgt. Rock is back and ready for final assembly! Garage Guru, Stacey David, takes us on a tour de force of custom fabrication as he covers all the nuts and bolts of what it's taken to get Sgt. Rock ready to rumble. Builders of all levels are in for a great show as Stacey tackles one of a kind steering columns, gas pedals and designing a console that not only fits form, but also function. Gauge techs will keep your instrument panels in line. And a quick tip will keep your wires from fraying and your hoses from splitting. All this and more as Sgt. Rock and Season 10 hit the road full throttle.
A custom build can lose some power if the theme doesn't stay consistent. Stacey shows how to do that by taking you through the process of how to make door and kick panels that keep the rugged military WWII bomber vibe flowing throughout the interior of Sgt. Rock. After that, its some tips on how to fit a radiator and that all-important cooling fan in a place where space is limited. Finally, the gas tank and battery placement are critical on a custom vehicle and Stacey goes through the steps in doing that as well. If you've always wanted to build a custom vehicle, this episode is sure to get your fabrication GearZ turning.
Two things are certain in life: death and taxes. We all know what to do with taxes, but what happens when a loved one passes and leaves behind an unfinished project vehicle? How do you know what's sitting in your garage? And how can you find out? Stacey tackles these questions and takes you on a thorough inventory of an almost finished restoration that was left to a widow when her husband suddenly died. A new dash going into your vehicle? A gauge tech should keep you from crossing your wires. And we've got tips that should help with battery relocation and lining up your vehicle's body panels.
The GearZ crew mount up and head out to visit a young gear-head whose love of wrenching started with 4-wheelers and has grown to include 4-wheel drive pick ups. Young Adam has a few surprises in store as Stacey visits him in his Dad's garage and discusses tools, storage and tearing apart things to see how they work. Then, it's back in the shop as Stacey takes on the big question every gear-head has: What OTHER tools should I have in my box? A look beyond the typical wrenches, hammers and clamps will show you what you may need and what you may not, depending on your project. Finally, Stacey shows you some tricks on how to bring a tired paint job back to life with the right buffing pads and compounds…..all this and more only on GEARZ!!
The son of legendary car builder, Bill Thomas, talks shop about wrenching, racing and his father's Cobra Killer…the Cheetah. Then Stacey heads over to Stainless Works to check out how the Cheetah's custom side pipes, headers and mufflers came together. A Gauge Tech explains the pros and cons of mechanical vs. electric gauges. After that, a Quick Tip explains the proper way to use some of those mystery tools laying around in your tool box.
Ever wonder why your wife or best buddy won't step foot in your late model truck? It could be that crusty interior. Tag along as Stacey takes on the sights and smells of an '83 Chevy in dire need of some attention. From new dash to leather on the bench seat and new carpet in the floor, Stacey shows you what a difference a weekend and some parts from LMC can make. Speaking of trucks, Stacey raises the bar with a bed lifter that will make you the most popular guy in your neighborhood. A new buffer is going to help add some shine to your vehicle and a creeper that's simply "Magic" is sure to raise an eyebrow or two. Big things are happening in the garage this week on GearZ.
Through the years, we've had some amazing vehicles featured on GearZ—from elite racecars to the insanity of a V-8 barstool. Well, here we go again! Stacey hauls in a Thiokol Imp that needs some…attention. First things first with this crazy snowcatmobile; we've got to see if we can make it run. Follow along as Stacey takes you through the ins and outs of getting a neglected vehicle up and running again. For you performance BMW guys, a tuner from Dinan is going add the horses you've been looking for. We've got sparks flying, fuel splashing and all kinds of garage mayhem this week on GearZ.
In the world of car building there are few things more ominous than missing titles or VIN numbers. But there is one task that stands out, one that brings grown men to tears, one that is usually lurking behind 100 yards of electrical tape…WIRING. Well hold on tight as Stacey dives head first into wiring Sergeant Rock. That's right; see how painless Stacey can make wiring the big old truck. Follow along as Stacey moves front to back and gets the Rock one step closer to hitting the road!
With summer in full swing, it's time to cool down that classic truck of yours. That's right, roll those windows up and feel the cool breeze as Stacey shows just how easy it is to install this complete AC system from LMC Truck. Now that you're done sweatin', let's take a look at headers and intakes and get that motor performing the way it should. And don't miss out on the ins and outs of turbos and super-chargers…which one fits your needs? All this and plenty of sparks in the garage this week on GearZ.
Stacey and the GearZ crew heat things up as they head to the Cornwell forges to watch molten steel be expertly transformed into America's best ratchet. Get ready to see sparks fly. But the trip doesn't stop there. Tag along as the crew follows what it takes for a ratchet to end up on a Cornwell truck. Back in the garage, Stacey talks maximizing boost and the role of intercoolers when it comes to super-chargers and turbos. The wheels keep turning and the rubber keeps burning, this week on GearZ.
Cheetah lovers will be excited to see Stacey's solution to keeping the headers both cool and looking red hot. Want to keep using your stock tank after converting to fuel injection? Get psyched, because Holley has a new fuel pump that's going to make your life a whole lot easier. Think your car is buttoned up tight? Stacey and some friends from Redline Detection blow smoke at the old soap and water test and show you how to really test for leaks in your vehicle. It's a world of problems out there, but Stacey's got you covered in the garage. All this and more, this week, on GearZ.
This week Stacey and crew head to Memphis, TN to help out a local BBQ pitmaster who's deep into a ground up rebuild of a '72 Nova. The big challenge here?...Can you swap out an automatic transmission with a manual without losing your mind? Well, Stacey is always up for a good challenge and he'll show you just how simple this swap can be. A new tuner from Super chips will make your Jeep life easier, and replacement dashes for Chevy owners are going to light up their eyes. There's a lot going on in the garage this week on GearZ.
We're winding up the tenth season of GearZ, and what a season it's been! But we've got some business to take care of before we move onto season eleven. First things first…Holley just made an EFI even easier to install on your carbureted vehicle, and Stacey will show you just how on target the Sniper is. The Thiokol Imp gets a suspension upgrade to keep it on track. And there's a new kind of off-roading that's sweeping the nation…see what RC4WD has going on. And what season would be complete without guitars? Check out Tennessee Electric Company as Stacey introduces a new guitar-maker whose custom guitars are hotter than the asphalt at the drag strip.
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