Bitchin' Rides

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Dave Kindig, owner and operator of Kindig-It Design, turns out unique vehicles for his demanding (and sometimes famous) clientele. From rendering and design to building and restoring, viewers see vehicles being made from the ground up before being revealed to the car's owner.

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Episode Description

1

Grandma's Ride Gets Revived (Pilot)

A 1934 Dodge, a 1967 Impala and a 1948 Ford pickup truck are featured in the opener of this series, in which custom vehicles are designed and built at a garage in Salt Lake City.

2

There's an Ass for Every Seat

A 1953 Ford pickup truck, a 1969 Camaro and a 1965 GTO are featured.

3

More than One Way to Skin a Cat (and a Bird)

Former NFL TE Chad Lewis brings an Audi R8 Spyder to Dave for customizations that will drive up funds for his alma mater. The garage makes room for tubs and wheels on a '78 Trans Am, and Kevin gets hyped for a '70 Challenger.

4

Mile High Rod Run

The shop readies for an important outdoor show; Dave's plans for a 1927 Ford Zipper do not go as expected; the crew recalls earlier work on a 1937 Chevy.

5

Why Haul Hay When You Can Haul Ass?

Dave hopes to transform an outdated 1953 Chevy into a modern hot rod; a 1934 Ford coupe 'Kraken' needs an air ride refresh; a 1965 Ford Galaxie is taken for a major burn.

6

The Juice Is Worth the Squeeze

A 1933 Ford Tudor arrives for a challenging paint match, as well as interior and exterior refreshes; a 1970 Dodge Challenger is restored to its Mopar glory; Dave remembers a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air.

7

Lights, Cameras, Auto-Rama

The crew spends late nights and long hours preparing 17 vehicles for AutoRama; an impeccable 1939 Buick is taken for a ride.

8

The Phantom Fleetside

The Kindig crew attempts to make history, as they produce a truck that does not exist. Never before has a 1950 style Fleetside been built, but Dave thinks he’s created the design of a lifetime. Custom tubs upgrade a ’72 Cuda and the Boss arrives.

9

A Future What?

A former client brings in a project that may blow the doors off the building. Kindig It spends a year restoring a rare automotive treat, a 1957 GM FUTURLINER. Kevin gets a lesson in transmissions and a rare Ferrari Evo gets a light restoration.

10

The Future Never Looked So Good

The most extensive build in Kindig’s history is coming in for a landing. After more than 50,000 man-hours, and 5,000 parts the FUTURLINER makes its debut. Is this Dave’s finest hour? A Bel-Air gets a new top and Dave recalls the build of a VW bus.
Episode Description

1

Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes

Dave tries to find a 1959 Buick Invicta, and the team works on a pair of Audi R-8s

2

Blue Suede Shoes

Conclusion of the '59 Buick Invicta build. Also a '70 Mustang gets a tune up.

3

Clean Up on Aisle '32

'32 Ford Roadster comes in for a major overhaul. Meanwhile the team tries to salvage a '40 Coupe.

4

Just Cuz You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should

The team overhauls a '90 Impala to bring it into the future. They also fix a burned transmission in a '69 Mustang.

5

Orange Is the New Orange

1955 Ford Pickup gets a Kindig makeover. 2013 Dodge Challenger gets a shaker hood and exhaust cutouts

6

From Malibu to the Mailboost

1964 Malibu SS gets turned into a Maliboost. 1972 'Cuda from Season 1, is back to finish up the look of the car.

7

This is Gonna Be a Challenge

2013 Dodge Challenger comes in for graphics, new hood, and exhaust cutouts Studebaker truck from the past, is back for a suspension upgrade.

8

Double.Trouble

The team tries to turn two 1969 Camaro's into Bitchin' Rides

9

Fore!

The team takes on a task to customize a golf cart. A 1967 Chevy Nova comes in for a suspension update.

10

Why Wouldn't Ya?

1968 Chevelle, 1955 Bel-Air

11

Copper, Copper, Copper

12

The Copper Caddy

Episode Description

1

That's Not an Engine...That's a Kevdogg

2

Mischief

3

If Your Car Ain't Turning You On, Get Another One

A 1969 Camaro arrives at the shop to be completed, and the owner has a very specific mission for Dave and the crew. The upholstery shop is challenged to repair a worn out convertible top, and body man Brandon brings in his own bitchin ride.

4

The Bitchin' Gasser

The shop takes on a new challenge in the form of building a gasser race car, that is if Dave and the client can agree on a color. Dave preps a 2012 pickup truck for his teenage son, who had a little bad luck with his first car.

5

We Can Work This Out

6

It's a Super Car Farm Truck... Duh?

7

The F Five OHHHHHHH

8

It's Like 1929 in Here

9

Back to Basics

10

De-Pimp My Ride, Please!

11

Anyone Know Where I Can Find a Bitchin' Ride?

12

Nomad? No Way!

Episode Description

1

New Season, New Headache

A 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 that hasn't seen the road since 1957, gets revived. An original FE engine, modified bumpers and some insights from Kevin make this build one to remember. Plus, a father & son challenge the team to make their engines roar.

2

Mint Condition

The Fairlane build comes to a conclusion, as the car is bodyworked, painted, assembled and upholstered. The old school engine is a favorite of the guys, but getting it fired and working properly has the whole team scratching their heads.

3

It sounds Bitchin'. Let's make it look Bitchin'.

A 69 Camaro has a new owner who wants to finish off the build, with a new front valance, rear spoiler, fresh paint. Dave's graphic skills shine as he puts a new spin on a classic. A 1965 Mustang with mechanical issues gets a Bitchin upgrade.

4

The One Where Nick Gets Arrested

The guys set their sights on Pleasanton, CA where they will be attending a major car show, and the competition is fierce. To get to the show they need to get a Chevelle road ready for its owner, that is if the whole staff doesn't get arrested.

5

The Supernova

16 years in the making, Kindig It Design is finally finishing the 67 Nova. Looks can be deceiving however, as this car looks pretty stock on the outside, but underneath the hood is a unique power station. Will it be powerful enough for the client?

6

Land of 10,000 Bitchin' Rides

Kevin and Dave gear up for the biggest car show in America--back to the 50's, where once a year over 10,000 cars descend on St. Paul, MN. The 1929 roadster, is given away to one lucky contestant as Dave runs a sweepstakes to raise money for charity.

7

That's One Bitchin' Grocery Getter

Repeat client and collaborator Ron Meis has a new project for Kindig It and its right in Dave's wheelhouse, a 1927 Shadow Rod. Dave has some new tricks up his sleeve, as a brand new 2017 Bentley Bentayga gets some bitchin styling upgrades.

8

I Blew Your Inheritance on a Bitchin' Ride

Tad Leach is eager to have his dream car built by Kindig It Design; Dave goes big on the build of a rare 1958 Lincoln Continental; the upholstery shop updates the seats and headliner on a rare 1969 McLaren.

9

A Lincoln Legend

With approval from "THE BOSS," the continental build continues. A custom blue color, massive V12 engine, and the green light from a living legend officially make this car a Bitchin Ride. Dave wants a new car hauler and enlists RMD garage to help.

10

On the Road Again

Dave and Kevin head to Loveland, CO to compete for some major awards in a car show. They take with them the Copper Caddy and a 1952 Pontiac named Mischief. Back at the shop they work on a 1966 Chevelle upgrading the upholstery and engine.

11

A Family Affair

The whole Kindig family is working to give Charity's father a retirement gift of his dreams, a 1957 Corvette. Dave has his work cut out for himself motivating the kids to help. A 1967 Malibu comes in for some Bitchin' AC work.

12

It's Getting Hot in Here

The season's last car show arrives and the Kindig-It-Design boys are pulling out all the stops to take home the gold prize. The Fairlane and the Nomad are spruced up. Meanwhile Dave and Kevin tour the best cars that Reno is showing.

13

If It Was Easy, Anyone Could Do

The metal masters take on a 1967 Chevelle with Great 8 pedigree and high expectations; Dave learns the hard way that builds do not always go according to plan.

14

The Future is Now

A '32 roadster is secretly purchased for a client's wife and shipped to Kindig-It-Design for mechanical upgrades and styling changes; Dave redesigns a 2004 Hummer.

15

The Secret Client

Dave is tasked with finding and transforming a 1967 Pontiac GTO for a secret client from South Africa; Dave buys back one of his first builds, a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, but does not know what he will do with it when he gets it back on the road.

16

GT...Ohhh Hell Yeah!

The 1967 GTO is ready for its debut, but the entire team is not sure Dave's color choice is correct; polished panels, custom upholstery and a powerful engine make the vehicle stand out from the rest.
Episode Description

1

We Build Bitchin' Rides

Dave and the team at Kindig-It-Design start a new year with a one-of-a-kind build they have never attempted before, a 1964 Ranchero. The car looks to have had a lot of work done, but what's underneath the metal sets the team back.

2

24 Karat Magic

The Ranchero build is an epic achievement for Dave and the whole Kindig It Design team, but will the client see it the same way? And will Dave find the perfect name for the perfect car?

3

The Little Sister

A Canadian father daughter team arrives to add a new Bitchin Ride to their impressive collection. Building the little sister to the 62 Safari Bus is something close to Dave's VW roots. Fresh off the showroom floor, a 2017 Cadillac CTSV.

4

A Caldera-What?

An old build is back for new customizations, an interior revamp and a new name. With Kevin headed out of town, Dave tries to sneak a new and personal project through the doors.

5

Fiberglass, Fiberglass and More Fiberglass

One of Dave's all-time favorite designs is the Mercedes-Benz Gull-wing, and a new client arrives with a kit version of the car. But it has many flaws, which the team need to address while trying to get the car as close as they can to original.

6

Green for the Money

Every inch of the Mercedes Gul-Wing has finally been addressed and the car comes to an epic conclusion. But questions and challenges remain, which color will be just right? Will the doors actually function?

7

The Snowball Episode

A '41 Chevy that has bounced around numerous shops rolls in for a quick trunk lid fix, but things go south very quickly; as if the shop wasn't busy enough, they kick off a Road Tour and the garage turns into an ER for broken down cars.

8

The Hummer of the Future

9

Dave Kindig, Guest Judge

10

Where's the Gold, Paulie?

Dave and the team swap the chassis in a 1955 Nomad and upgrade its performance, which will give this car the edge it was missing.

11

Veruca Violet

A Corvette enthusiast brings his 1963 Corvette for upgrades; the car has had some work done, but he wants a huge LS X engine and a larger transmission; he also wants to ditch the side pipes and develop a one-of-a-kind, stand-out paint color.

12

Little Red Corvette

Lloyd was born in 1962 and his dream is to have something old, but in good shape just like himself; Dave's biggest challenge is to stretch the car four inches to give more room for driving, moving the gas tank and a few other necessary improvements.

13

The Last Mopar

Four years ago, Vinnie Massaro brought his Charger to Kindig-It-Design looking for some minor improvements, and what he got absolutely blew hime away. Now he's back to build the biggest, baddest Mopar on the planet.

14

The Bitchin Coronet

The 1967 Coronet build continues as the metal work comes to an end and the car moves into the paint booth. Vinnie wanted to go all out on this build and Dave has done some of his most innovative design work to date.