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#6 of 8 Re: Automotive Shows on TV - Like & Dislike [au1994]
Feb 11, 2013 (7:58 am)
RE: Texas Car Wars...didn't think I was going to like it but caught a marathon on a few months ago and its not too bad.
Sort of like "Wheeler Dealers" in that they bring cars back from the dead for a profit.
I like it when they encounter more problems than they bargained for ... "sometimes you're the pigeon, sometimes you're the statue".
What shows do you record? I've got TG:UK, TG:US and Wheeler Dealers set up on my DVR.
#7 of 8 Re: Automotive Shows on TV - Like & Dislike [michaell]
Feb 11, 2013 (8:14 am)
I don't have TG: US on mine but do have Chasing Classic Cars.
Thought of one for the 'dislike' category: Inside West Coast Customs
and one that I used to like but am now just indifferent: Overhaulin'. Got really tired of the 'gags'...car stolen, mistakenly repo'ed etc. Foose does some cool stuff with the cars though. Usually not too over the top.
Feb 11, 2013 (8:22 am)
I don't mind TG USA. It a copy, but can be pretty funny too. And let's face it, there aren't many really fun American car shows to begin with.
Of course, Wheeler Dealers, original TG, Chasing Classic Cars - all excellent. Motorweek is good other than that they are too nice, the host's routine hasn't changed for 30 years.
I don't like any of the custom shows, contrived and the cars are often pretty unsightly. The auctions can make for good background noise.
Haven't seen Car Lot Rescue - sounds interesting. I watched something about demo derby drivers yesterday, it was OK - but I just watched it to see what kind of cars were being destroyed (one guy was using a 59 Edsel).