Courtney welcomes AutoZone Senior Vice President for Commercial Larry Roesel to PowerBlock for an announcement you Jeep guys will especially love! Ian Johnson and a team of 16 AutoZone commercial customer shop techs will tear down and build a ’99 Jeep TJ in four episodes. Larry will also explain how their Commercial Shop referral program works. Ian Johnson will pop in for some extra build details and our Xtreme 4×4 special begins June 1 & 2nd. Plus, this weekend we’ll feature a father-son build of a ’66 C-10 by Joe and Aron DuRard. Aron, who is only 13, was involved in every aspect of the resto.
This weekend Courtney is joined by YearOne president Kevin King and our Muscle Car project “Overkill.” This baby is sporting a new set of YearOne wheels! Kevin will show you their new line of wheels with a twist: 17 x 9-inch versions of old school 14 & 15-inch wheels; a new take on a classic design! Over the last 7 years, YearOne has raised over 2 million dollars for charity and they’re still going. Right now you can buy a $10 raffle ticket for the chance to win a YearOne motorcycle. Starting with a Kustomwerks frame, it sports an S&S motor that makes 100 horsepower. It’s all on PowerBlock March 23 and 24. Raffle info at YearOne.com
In our world, if you looked up “high performance” in the dictionary Vic Edelbrock’s picture would be there! This weekend Courtney helps celebrate Edelbrock’s 75th anniversary with Vic himself. You’ll get more details on how to win Vic’s 75th anniversary Mustang GT tricked out by our HorsePower guys — You know, it includes an E-Force Supercharger! Plus, the winner gets an expense-paid trip for two to the SEMA show in Las Vegas and dinner with Vic. Plus, we’ll look back at the history of Edelbrock starting with the company’s first part in 1938, an intake for the Ford Flathead.
It’s all on PowerBlock March 9 & 10. To enter the Edelbrock 75th Anniversary Mustang Giveaway go to Edelbrock.com or enter here @ PowerBlockTV.com
This weekend on PowerBlock, Courtney is joined by 4 Wheel Parts CEO Greg Adler as he hands over the keys of their ’97 Jeep TJ. The lucky winner is Andrew Hill from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who only entered the contest once at his local 4 Wheel Parts store. Andrew is a veteran and off-road enthusiast, so this TJ is perfect for him. It was built on Xtreme 4×4 by host Ian Johnson, and features a Rubicon long arm suspension kit, big G2 axles & gears, Procomp tires and wheels, Smittybilt body armor, a sport cage and cool seats!
Plus, this weekend PowerBlock Magazine’s Jason Lewis will give us his driving impressions of the new 2013 Mustang GT that you can also see in the 50th edition issue of PowerBlock Magazine. Check it all out March 2 & 3 .
This weekend on PowerBlock, we hand over the keys of the Loctite “Putting America Back To Work” truck and trailer package. Courtney welcomes Henkel Corporation’s Director of Marketing for Loctite, Mike Shannahan, and the high bidder Tony Steve Kudlacik from the Albany, New York. Steve is a handyman who really could use a new Ford F-150 and trailer. He not only does handyman work for hire, he also helps his local senior citizens with odd jobs around the house.
Loctite will donate Steve’s winning bid of almost $42,000 to help put Americans back to work. The truck was upgraded by Trucks! and the trailer is loaded with tools and lots of Loctite products! Hear how Steve’s wife entered the last minute winning bid on PowerBlock January 26th & 27th. If you’re in the Albany, NY area you can contact Steve at HammerWorks-org.webs.com
This weekend on PowerBlock, we ring in the new year with WD-40 Company CEO & President Garry Ridge. He’ll update us on the status of their ’53 F-100 that’s going to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ, January 13- 20. Designed and built by Chip Foose, it commemorates the 60th anniversary of WD-40 Multi-Use Product and pays homage to the original delivery truckt when they were called Rocket Chemical Company. All the proceeds of the auction will go to SEMA Cares charities that help kids in need. Plus we’ll feature Bruce Smith’s award winning ’62 Vette. Built by Mike Stockdale of S-R-3 Motorsports, this gorgeous muscle car is powered by a 400 horse LS-1. The interior is Fawn leather with a Haartz cloth top by Paul Atkins and an amazing custom dash by Bill Verboon. It rolls on factory wheels with Dunlap rubber and it’s all wrapped in PPG “Millennium Yellow”. Check it out January 5 & 6. For more on the auction go to WD40.com/Foose