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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.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.

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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.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.

TV Show Information

Year of Release: 2014
Country:
Last Updated: Sunday 09 December, 2018
Minutes per Episode: 43
Genre: reality
Rating: 8,1/10
Season(s): 3
Network: Discovery Channel (CA)
TV Show Status: returning series
Releasing Episodes: Tuesday on 21:00
Likes: 16

Episode Overview

Season: 2
Episode: 1 - Wagon Rod
Released: 20 October 2015
Description: 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.
Episode: 10 - D-Rod Destroyer
Released: 09 August 2016
Description: 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 race.
Episode: 3 - Ditch Digger
Released: 03 November 2015
Description: 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.
Episode: 4 - Franken Rod
Released: 10 November 2015
Description: The Welderup crew turn a Chevy C10 into a true monster with rivets, scars and a wicked-cool Cummins diesel engine.
Episode: 5 - Battle of the Model B
Released: 17 November 2015
Description: Steve transforms a beloved 1932 Model B for an old-school client, turning this classic beauty into a roadworthy beast under the suspicious glare of a hotrod clan.
Episode: 6 - To Hell You Ride
Released: 24 November 2015
Description: The Welderup crew pay 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.
Episode: 7 - Viva Las Vegas
Released: 01 December 2015
Description: The crew transform a Speedster into a tribute to Las Vegas for a flashy client keen on cruising the Strip. Steve hunts down rare casino memorabilia to incorporate into the vehicle, including slot machine parts and poker chips.
Episode: 8 - Chevy Blaster
Released: 26 July 2016
Description: Steve transforms a 1955 Chevy truck into an apocalyptic vision of fire. Built for a demolitions expert, Steve wanted this pickup to reflect his client's profession. So it looks like it just emerged from hell, burned out and definitely badass.
Episode: 9 - Desert Rat
Released: 02 August 2016
Description: 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.
Season: 3
Episode: 1 - Freakshow on Wheels
Released: 31 March 2017
Description: An enthusiastic cowboy is looking for a rat rod to lift the spirits of his small town; Steve gets the idea of making a death-defying carnival ride on wheels.
Episode: 2 - Timber Busting Diamond T
Released: 07 April 2017
Description: A trucking company owner comes to Darnell looking for a vintage ride that celebrates the roots of his business; Darnell faces an uphill battle meeting his demands for a 1930s era cab.
Episode: 3 - Rock 'N' Rollin' Pickup
Released: 14 April 2017
Description: Darnell and the Welder Up crew have their work cut out for them when a couple commissions a build to celebrate their impending wedding anniversary; a pair of body guards are looking for a rat rod that truly reflects their rebellious streak.
Episode: 4 - Power Packing F100 Pickup
Released: 21 April 2017
Description: An electrical lineman from Texas tasks Steve and the Welderup crew with customizing his company's first work truck, a trusty old early 1970s Ford pickup.
Episode: 5 - Son of A...
Released: 28 April 2017
Description: To appease a demanding new client, Steve aims to make a big rig rat rod out of a 1979 Peterbilt that he once drove for his father's steel company.
Episode: 6 - Water Rat
Released: 05 May 2017
Description: A family man with a need for speed brings a battered 50's era pickup to Steve looking for a bad ass rat rod the whole family can enjoy. To meet their client's demands the crew need to find a way to add glitz and gloss to a smoke belching monster.
Season: 4
Episode: 1 - Stevel Darneval
Released: 02 October 2018
Description: The crew transforms a 1958 Chevy Apache into a bad-ass Vintage Dirt Bike Hauler; Steve jumps at the chance to bring Evel Knievel's Formula 1 Dragster back to life.
Episode: 10 - The Real Iron Man Revealed
Released: 21 November 2018
Description: With only two weeks left to go, the Welder Up crew still has to build an engine for Tyrone's Iron Rod truck and install it and then re-cut the frame to add shocks.
Episode: 11 - Big Bad Bus
Released: 28 November 2018
Description: Steve faces his toughest challenge yet while designing a tour bus that represents Welder Up and meets the high standards of his sisters, Donnalee and Stacy; Justin drifts into unfamiliar territory with his 1962 Lark.
Episode: 12 - Bussin' Out
Released: 05 December 2018
Description: The WelderUp tour bus receives an interior steampunk makeover, while Merlon converts a Cummins diesel engine to run on vegetable oil and Travis installs triple turbos. In addition, Steve stands to make his largest profit yet off of an unusual flip.
Episode: 2 - Race and Reveal
Released: 03 October 2018
Description: With the delivery date for the ultimate Vintage Dirt Bike Hauler imminent, Steve pushes his crew to complete his vision; Welder Up's reputation for building the meanest and fastest rat rods is challenged.
Episode: 3 - Heroes and Villains
Released: 09 October 2018
Description: Steve is asked to build a scary villain rat rod in three weeks and a vintage-inspired charity bike for military veterans in two weeks; Steve worries when the villain car frame takes longer than expected and the Vet Bike won't start.
Episode: 4 - Joker's Wild
Released: 10 October 2018
Description: Steve and the crew commit to meeting the original Superhero build time and delivering the Villain Rat Rod in three weeks; with no sign of a transmission, it doesn't look as though the crew will escape the clutches of this perilous deadline.
Episode: 5 - Gassed Up Bootleggers
Released: 16 October 2018
Description: Steve takes on one of his funkiest projects ever when he agrees to build a crazy 70's-era gasser racecar for a Navy Vet. Also, Steve tries to make money by restoring and flipping a Prohibition-era bootlegger Model A truck to a Vegas police captain.
Episode: 6 - One Big Gas Car
Released: 17 October 2018
Description: The Welder Up crew scramble to finish the 70's gasser, but they run into several problems while testing the car out. Also, Merlon plans a surprise gift for Steve to replace a bike he loved as a kid but lost.
Episode: 7 - Tricks No Treats
Released: 24 October 2018
Description: When Steve is commissioned to build a spooky car, he digs up a haunted '55 Chevy and Justin and Travis battle to modify the cursed car; Steve and Merlon flip a Depression era Plymouth.
Episode: 8 - Curse of the Haunted Rod
Released: 01 November 2018
Description: The Haunted Rod is cursed. The suspension and the engine don't fit, triggering major body work; and when the engine doesn't fire they miss the deadline. Steve flips a 1920 Old Wayne Gas Pump to off-set extra labor costs on the Haunted Rod.
Episode: 9 - Iron Man and the Mullet
Released: 14 November 2018
Description: Steve and the Welderup crew have to get creative when they're tasked with building an iron-worker themed rat rod that doubles as a work truck. Justin makes a big mistake and Steve then tries to flip a beat up '67 Coronet that he finds in a junkyard

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