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Desert Car Kings TV series on Discovery Channel

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by NumbNutz, Dec 16, 2010.

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  1. "300HP fuel injected V8"????
  2. stuart in mn
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
    Posts: 1,629

    stuart in mn

    The second line uttered on the show was "We have to get it done in two weeks!"

    Hope that doesn't mean it's going to be just like every other fake drama auto show.
  3. Silhouettes 57
    Joined: Dec 9, 2006
    Posts: 2,791

    Silhouettes 57

    I'm watching it right now! Cool show so far.
  4. Where's Blue Bear?
  5. Lee_ATx
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 296


    Typical bullshit "reality" show. It's more about drama than restoring the car.
  6. Exactly. :( Too bad---neat yard, decent folks....but all the scripted drama and deadlines...:mad::rolleyes: Somebody should hand the producers a dictionary and tell them to look up the definition of 'restored'
  7. CaddyRat
    Joined: Jan 7, 2005
    Posts: 577


    F'ing hilarious!!

    Wow, I know I'm a hack, but these guys are the kings of shit work, THAT's a "restoration"??
  8. Lee_ATx
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 296


    Yeah, I'd love to see a well done show like this. I'll give it a chance to get to where I'd like it. Hopefully they will figure it out.
  9. Yeah, less drama, more work/effort/education would be nice.

    Nice Charger!
  10. 1bdsinner
    Joined: Jun 6, 2006
    Posts: 544

    from phoenix

    I was just saying it was a similar voice.. I grew up on dukes...
  11. Roothawg
    Joined: Mar 14, 2001
    Posts: 18,564


    I don't understand why everything has to be done in a week on every reality show.
  12. skipstitch
    Joined: Oct 7, 2001
    Posts: 1,177



    Imagine it in other walks of life... "Tonight on Top Cats of Brain Surgery: The crew struggles with a lack of proper tools, while Doctor Ted comes to grips with the fact he has 38 seconds to complete the labatomy using needle nose pliers and Jim Beam for anesthesia."
  13. seb fontana
    Joined: Sep 1, 2005
    Posts: 5,754

    seb fontana
    from ct

    Must maintain sense of humor..I watched about a minute and changed the channel..Another farce..IMO..
  14. Don't think I'm going to bother with this one anymore. Pretty weak show.
  15. barney rubble
    Joined: Sep 3, 2008
    Posts: 340

    barney rubble

    The show sucks ass. I just wasted an hour.
  16. bulletproof1
    Joined: Feb 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,080

    from tulsa okla

    the real in reality TV is a oxymoron.....
    i think some better editing would go along way...
    and guy trying to find bidders made himself look pretty shady.."all new interior" ..
  17. temper_mental
    Joined: Oct 22, 2006
    Posts: 2,718

    from Texas

    x 2
  18. It's Official...That show sucks!
  19. caletcb
    Joined: Aug 18, 2007
    Posts: 153

    from alabama

    cheesy as hell!
  20. Lee_ATx
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 296


    It's gonna be hard to watch another episode of this mess. Since when did a full restoration become getting a car just nice enough to look decent? I don't know that I'd want to do business with DVAP based on this show.
  21. Roothawg
    Joined: Mar 14, 2001
    Posts: 18,564


    That's some funny stuff.:D
  22. funk 49
    Joined: Nov 14, 2010
    Posts: 242

    funk 49
    Member do i get the last hour of my life back.I know i should have stayed in the garage.
  23. MENACE
    Joined: Apr 7, 2006
    Posts: 255

    from PHOENIX AZ

    What a waste should have stayed in the garage
  24. hotrodpodo
    Joined: Jun 28, 2006
    Posts: 1,300


    Definately not must see tv! Right out of the box they identified the '65 Chevelle 4 door as a '64. Then, when his dad rolled up in the red '65 El Camino they identified that as a '64 as well. This is obviously geared towards a crowd who has, at the very most, a casual interest in old cars.:(
  25. halfcockedcustoms
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 640


    repost from other thread.....
    Pickers meet Orange county crappers
  26. BigAl1961
    Joined: Dec 22, 2010
    Posts: 116


    Just as I suspected, Another lame show from the Discovery channel. Why don't they even TRY to get anything technical right? I mean someone that works there must know something about cars and could have set the producers straight on the many things they got wrong.
  27. brad chevy
    Joined: Nov 22, 2009
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    brad chevy

    What a waste of time,old man running around like he owns the world,son that doesn"t have a clue how to run a shop. and of course they had to have a grouchy old dude,that didn"t work either. Paint job looked like an Econo bake job. Only thing good about the show was it didn"t last longer.The T-Bird shouldn" have brought $2500 but the magic of Tv.
  28. loco 52 ragtop
    Joined: Apr 13, 2006
    Posts: 389

    loco 52 ragtop

    a lot of neg, but if you get to thinking how many young kids watch this show tonite it might help them in many ways
  29. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
    Posts: 5,134

    low budget
    from Central Ky

    Ha,ha I think his name was Billy this time around, I thought he was going to lose his job for leaving at quit time in the middle of the paint job:eek:

    Did the son say the bird had redline tires when he was anouncing about it at the auction???

    Like someone else said I would watch it again to give it a chance and if nothing else, just to see the vintage tin.

    One more thing,Isnt this where Boyd bought the junk yard dog 56 chevy?
  30. shoveled71
    Joined: Jun 3, 2007
    Posts: 159


    Didnt miss anything, read on here it was on and caught the last 10 minutes, should have stayed here...
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