However, while the car was out for a test drive, it was totaled by a pickup truck driver without insurance; the car was ultimately repaired and sold not shown. Most people see pieces of rust with these cars, but the pair see a potential gold mine with the old cars. Gas Monkey Garage also had an ongoing business relationship with Sue Martin, a successful Taiwanese immigrant, at , a business that was literally within car-pushing distance of their shop. Richard flips a funky gull-winged Bricklin. An exploding whale makes a huge mess, a roof-to-truck jumper hits the ground instead, and a driver walks away unharmed from one of the most gnarly race car crashes. Archived from on 7 September 2015. When you see an forgotten car, it is asking to be restored to its glorious condition.
Tensions are high and it doesn't look like anyone's going to come out on top. Richard flips a rare 1967 Corvette Stingray complete with tank sticker and bets his driving skills to sell the shop truck. Richard also finds some old employees stepping into his territory. Aaron builds a for the event and the team launches him off a 30-foot pier. Also, a cyclist crashes at 107 miles per hour.
Meanwhile, Richard invests in a new live venue space across from the Grill and is nervous he's going to have to spend every last dollar he has to do it. The actual move took place in January 2013. The two respective many characters are: Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufmann. The pair will always have one big project to complete because they know that's where the money is that will keep their garage open for business. March 2018 Season 13 started on October 16, 2017.
They have 48 hours to fix up a broken-down '73 Caddy convertible for two Aussies hitting Route 66. Meanwhile, Richard and Dennis argue over a holy grail find of a 64 ½ Mustang. Across the country, vintage vehicles can be found rusting in overgrown fields, abandoned back lots, and musty garages. Later, Richard agrees to cool off the Monkeys with new air conditioning, but the Fired Up Garage crew gets hot and bothered about it. They also don't know if the Hoff will show up. It doesn't go without a lot of strife.
From '57 Chevys to '73 Trans Ams, these machines are screaming to be brought back to life. Meanwhile, Richard lands a sweet '31 Model A. Archived from on October 14, 2013. The owner of Twin Peaks Restaurants invites them to Denver, Colorado to be judges in a bikini contest. Richard and Dennis literally roll the dice on a 57 Chevy back in snowy Minnesota.
In particular, the pair are interested in Chevys and Trans Ams. To most they're just rust buckets, but to Rawlings and his crew they're a goldmine waiting to be excavated. The Monkeys are stuck to build a race car on their own at the same time he's challenged to his own race against another set of Outlaws. In the television show called Fast N' Loud, the two main characters are looking for a far flung corner in Texas. From weird cars and wild stunts, tough builds and celebrity guests — what will be 1? In fact, that's their specialty: they turn rust into gold. A classic arrives at the garage—and selling it would be icing on the cake. Meanwhile, the crew brings a rare 1950 Dodge back to life.
Once Richard wheels and deals for a good price, it's back to the Garage to set the design plan and begin the major teardown. Aaron and the Gas Monkey crew overhaul a Jeep in 24 hours to surprise a friend. A double decker car flip is almost a huge flop. Daphne convinces a reluctant Richard to hire his nephew. Then, the major work begins.
Also, A drone hits a groom in the face. Tom Smith from Misfits Garage also stops by. Then Aaron springs on Richard that they have 3 weeks to build a Pace Race Truck for Pikes Peak. Meanwhile, Christie and Richard spar over losing an auction bid. He flips a '67 Caddy convertible to an international buyer. But will their blood, sweat and beers translate into cold hard cash? What begins as a simple build quickly grows into a grand green machine. Witness a motorcycle accident that leaves the driver with a tree branch impaled! Archived from on June 26, 2015.
It's understandable that theirs can get crazy as they try to complete their job. Richard scoops up a 1970s style hot rod kit car with a mysterious past. Archived from on June 26, 2015. October 2017 Season 12 started on January 16, 2017. And take a look at some incredible dash cam crashes.