Restoring a 1930's era fuel delivery truck proves a big challenge when the crew discovers a warped frame. Steve ups the anti and insists that the resurrected tanker feature 21st century technology, hydraulic brakes, and run only on bio fuels.
Steve yanks a ‘49 Ford F1 out of a farmer’s field and battles to transform it into an eye-popping promotional vehicle with a cowboy-biker theme for a couple of his dad’s old friends.
Steve's younger brother Dusty has flown in from Montana. He's always wanted his own rat rod, and brings Steve a limited budget and a dream. But Steve gets a little carried away and sinks major chunk of his own change into it.
To appease a demanding new client Steve aims to make a big rig rat rod out of a'79 Peterbilt that he once drove for his father's steel company. But his high expectations are crushed when cousin Dave goes rogue and prematurely paints the truck.
A client comes to Steve with a pristinely restored 1954 Tin Woody Wagon hoping the Welderup crew can "make it cool". When Steve's plans call for burning the car to achieve the look he's after some on the team wonder if he's finally gone too far.
Steve faces an uphill battle meeting his client's demands for a 1930's era truck before eventually acquiring an old friend's family heirloom Diamond T. But then the real work begins to transform a gutless work truck into a mountain taming monster.
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.
An enthusiastic cowboy is looking for a rat rod to lift the spirits of his small town. Steve quickly lands on the idea of making a death defying carnival ride on wheels. But will this rolling house of horrors bring joy to anyone but Steve?
When Joe, Welderup's general manager, discovers that his two-year-old son has cancer Steve enlists the crew to build a custom vehicle that he hopes will show anyone who is battling the disease that there is life after the struggle.
Two bodyguards from Nashville prove to be tough customers when they ask Steve to redesign their Chevy truck into a bat out of hell for their impending anniversary. While the Welderup crews lack of communication threatens to tear their union apart.
After Steve pens an ode to his working class roots in the steel industry called "Blue Collar Man". He sets out to transform a rare but crumbling 70's era Charger body into the ultimate blue collar vehicle to star in the song's music video.
When a client brings Steve a 1928 Buick filled with rotten wood, his excitement at rat-rodding an original ‘gangster’ car soon fades when he learns his client wants it to be an electric car.
Guns and gators are on the menu when a Texan house mover brings Steve his family treasure: a 1938 Big Rig Mack Truck cab that’s one step from the grave.