’59 Imperial Speedster

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Murray Pfaff brings his amazing custom 1959 Imperial Speedster to PowerBlock. Murray’s day job is as a designer and owner of Pfaff Designs. He’s designed cars for Richard Petty, Sammy Hagar and “Hot Rod Magazine” to name a few. Now he’s built his own custom in a 4 year build and 10,000 man hours with a core group of 10 volunteer friends. Starting with a 1959 Imperial Custom Crown four door sedan they shortened it in 5 places for a total of 50 inches, narrowed it 8 inches and sectioned it 3 inches and made it a two door convertible. And all the work was done in a two and a half car garage! It rides on Goodyear F-1 tires and Dayton Wire Wheels with a gorgeous interior by PJ’s Trim Shop. The paint is PPG Envirobase Jaguar Topaz/Lamborghini Atlas Orange/Volvo Java. PowerBlock airs Saturday March 31 at 11am ET and Sunday April 1 at 10am ET. For more on Murray’s car designs go to PfaffDesigns.com

1930 Hot Rod

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This weekend on PowerBlock Courtney showcases an all-steel 1930 hot rod. The car was found in a shed in Shelbyville, TN covered in mud and rust. Owner Joe Swanson enlisted his son Charlie for the 5 month resto. Charlie is the owner of Charlie’s Custom Creations in Murfreesboro, TN. It took the team 4000 man hours to complete the build including a lot of metal fabrication to suicide and narrow the doors and chop the top 4”. It’s powered by a stroked and blown 304 inch flathead. The gorgeous leather interior was done by The Trim Den with Ostrich inserts throughout. The paint is House of Kolor Cinder Red with Orange Candy. Check it out on PowerBlock March 24 & 25. For more go info, check out CharliesCustomCreations.com