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Steve Darnell and his team of rat rod specialists are master automotive fabricators. They work out of a sprawling garage, Welder Up, on the outskirts of the Las Vegas Strip, re-building one-of-a-kind Mad Max-style "rat rod" cars out of hidden treasure for quirky customers. An expert picker, Darnell finds hidden treasure buried in junkyards, farmers' fields and swap meets. He and his crew assemble his finds into rolling works of auto-art. In each episode of Vegas Rat Rods, creativity and imagination are taken to the next level as each rat rod created represents the person it is being made for. From a shotgun gearshift and mason jar tail lights, to death row electric chair car seats and horseshoe gas peddles, each rat rod featured on Vegas Rat Rods is equal parts discarded treasure, high-tech performance parts and wild imagination from Darnell and his entire team. Characters on the series include: Barber Dave - A Las Vegas native, he's Darnell's cousin.Dan - Darnell's life-long mentor and motor specialist who brings 30 years of technical expertise to the team.Dave - "The Money Guy" and the newest member of Darnell's team. Justin - Darnell's former brother-in-law and prot?g? Kyle - An expert in chassis and sheet metal fabrication. When it comes to creating unique rides, Kyle says "if it has a motor in it, I can customize it." Mackay - The Montana-native is the crew's "Jack of all Trades." From welding and heavy lifting to comic relief, his antics push Darnell to the edge. Travis - The resident artist. From concept art to interior design to paint jobs, Travis is on hand to bring Darnell's ambitious ideas to life. Twiggy - Hailing from Toronto, Twiggy is a tatooed wonder-kid! A recent automotive student, she has left the city life behind to apprentice with Darnell and the crew.
The Welderup crew transforms a '57 Chevy Wagon from a grocery grabber into one nasty ride. This Jekyll and Hyde creation aims to be badass to the eye, but comfortable enough for a weekend adventure.
A 1931 Model A Ford golden gem from another era gets the rat rod overhaul: a Cummins 4BT diesel engine, cool cowboy bling on the interior and a kickass paintjob that would make Henry Ford blush.
A father and son team gets a badass hauler for their construction company. Steve's sons help with the build, making this rebuild of a classic '31 International Truck a family affair in more ways than one in Welderup's new shop.
The Welderup crew turns a Chevy C10 into a true monster with rivets, scars and a badass Cummins diesel engine.
It's Rat Rods versus Hot Rods as Steve Darnell battles the car legends of Vegas. Steve rats out a beloved 1932 Model B for an old school client and turns this classic beauty into a roadworthy beast under the suspicious glare of the hotrod clan.
The Welderup crew pays tribute to the railroad that put the West on the map by building a rat rod with a train theme for a client from Telluride. It's all about locomotives, rivets, and even a train whistle for this road warrior.
The Welderup boys build a tribute to Vegas with a Speedster for a flashy client keen on cruising the Strip. Steve hunts down rare casino memorabilia to incorporate into the build including slot machine parts and poker chips.
The Welderup boys build a Vegas themed Speedster for a client looking to cruise the Strip. Steve hunts down rare casino memorabilia to incorporate in the build including slot machine parts and poker chips.
Take one beat up sandrail, add a 1920's body, mix it up with Steve's creativity, and you get a road warrior sprung from the desert. Then, for the first time in the shop, the crew installs an alcohol-fueled engine.
The famous D-Rod is reborn as The Destroyer when Steve and crew give their iconic rat rod a badly needed badass makeover. Steve gets nostalgic as he rebuilds his D-Rod with even more torque and turbo just in time for the 4th of July race.
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