Originally Posted by grouch
That would get me to watch. It would be nice to see them take a car from scrapyard to highway. An hour show to fill for a season? Take 1/3 of each episode to follow, in detail, an 'old school' build where somebody starts with a relic and ends the season with most of it done by him/her, in a garage. Take 1/3 to follow, in detail, a build or restoration that's been hired. Take the other 1/3 for 'features', like a difficult chop or sectioning or an extra fine engine graft, kind of illustrating a best of breed or state of the art and how they got there.
I would love to see a show like that as well. The main problem I see with it is that where would the profits from the shows sponsors come from? What products can they push while showing you how to do this in your own garage?
Most of the so called "automotive shows" are just half hour commercials for whatever they are trying to sell.