The BEST episodes of Bitchin' Rides

Every episode of Bitchin' Rides ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bitchin' Rides!

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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Updating a Classic
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8.74
19 votes

#1 - Updating a Classic

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/1/2020

A beauty of a car from Kindig's past arrives back in the shop for an engine upgrade. Dave and Kevin make a trip to Detroit to see the latest technology at Lingenfelter engine builders, and check out the Woodward Dream Cruise.

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Dave's New Toy
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8.67
6 votes

#2 - Dave's New Toy

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2019

Dave loves anything VW, and he finds a deal for a rare Transporter pickup that is too good to pass up. With a few modifications, he will finish the build, but then his real dilemma begins - whether to keep it or auction it.

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Just A Couple Of Here's And There's
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8.64
11 votes

#3 - Just A Couple Of Here's And There's

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/19/2020

A simple repaint of a 1964 Corvette careens into much more when Dave upsells the client on a couple of design features, and the crew finds some damage underneath the original paint. Also, the owner of an iconic Ford GTX1 tasks Dave with solving a dilemma.

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Unfinished Business
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8.56
16 votes

#4 - Unfinished Business

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/3/2020

The 1951 Ford pickup is painted and ready for final assembly. The team encounters problem after problem trying to get it ready for a serviceman who is returning from a year away in a war zone.

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Who Gets Number One?
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8.46
24 votes

#5 - Who Gets Number One?

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2021

Dave and the guys at Kindig-It proved they could execute Dave's vision of his production Corvette, but now that a few have sold, they have to get them completely finished. The buyers vying for car #1 are a true Corvette aficionado and his best friend.

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The Big Brother
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8.45
33 votes

#6 - The Big Brother

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/9/2021

Matching the two-tone paint job is the challenge of the day as the '53 Barn Door Deluxe build carries on. Custom trim, a new, more powerful engine, 22 windows and a custom interior all come together to make this surprise worth the wait.

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Fireproof
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8.44
18 votes

#7 - Fireproof

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2020

After recovering from a terrible accident where his '32 Ford caught fire, a local business owner wants to see the car fixed as well. Diagnosing the fire damage and what caused it is job #1. Plus, a 1967 Mustang arrives with a nasty engine vibration.

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The Convertible C10
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8.41
22 votes

#8 - The Convertible C10

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/18/2021

So far, the engineering behind the convertible C10 works in theory, but making it work in practice is the next step. A father-daughter team bring in a replica 1967 Cobra that is having engine trouble, but Kindig's new dyno is ready to save the day.

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The Bitchin Coronet
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8.40
40 votes

#9 - The Bitchin Coronet

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/22/2019

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.

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Let The Chef Cook
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8.40
10 votes

#10 - Let The Chef Cook

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/28/2020

Dave and the crew start on a 1966 Corvette, but one major challenge lies ahead for Dave the designer -- he is up against a client who is adamant that he doesn't want the

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Easy Does It
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8.38
24 votes

#11 - Easy Does It

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/21/2020

A returning client is back with another classic, a 1965 Mustang Fastback. He likes to keep a stock look, but with updated drivetrain, instrumentation and as many modern amenities as possible. Plus, the assembly team gets a crash course in engine tuning.

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Hum-Dinger
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8.36
11 votes

#12 - Hum-Dinger

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/13/2022

Off-road vehicles are few and far between at the shop. This Hummer is getting a huge conversion from two-wheel drive to four-wheel, a new LS engine, interior, and a fresh paint job.

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The Hummer of the Future
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8.36
42 votes

#13 - The Hummer of the Future

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/27/2018

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Stop and Go
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8.33
21 votes

#14 - Stop and Go

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/15/2020

A client wants his '48 GMC to be Dave's baddest build ever, but when he throws Dave a curveball, it threatens the entire project. Celebrating 20 years in business, Kindig-It hosts a custom car show featuring a slew of past builds.

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GT...Ohhh Hell Yeah!
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8.33
43 votes

#15 - GT...Ohhh Hell Yeah!

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/9/2018

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.

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Finally!
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8.31
26 votes

#16 - Finally!

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/22/2020

Dave has finally secured a buyer for the '48 GMC truck. He's a truck nut who wants to finish the build properly, with a color change, custom trim and new interior design. Hopefully, the guys can pick up right where they left off.

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Meet Judge KevDogg
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8.30
23 votes

#17 - Meet Judge KevDogg

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/2021

Normally when Kindig-It Design attends a car show, their cars are the ones being judged. But this time around, Dave and Kev hold the keys and will have to select the top 10 builders out of the hundreds of cars that arrive for the show.

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Introducing the Kindig CF1
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8.29
24 votes

#18 - Introducing the Kindig CF1

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/23/2021

In a special 100th episode, Dave and the team put the finishing touches on the first-ever Kindig CF Corvettes to complete a lifelong dream. However, the clients argue about who will get the first one, all in advance of a once-in-a-lifetime debut at SEMA.

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Challenge Complete
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8.29
21 votes

#19 - Challenge Complete

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/14/2021

The 1965 Mustang makes its way thru the metal shop and is now ready for paint and final assembly. However, this is one of the more intricate cars the shop has ever built, and making it function will test even the Kindig crew.

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Green for the Money
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8.27
37 votes

#20 - Green for the Money

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2018

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?

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Veruca Violet
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8.27
37 votes

#21 - Veruca Violet

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/18/2018

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.

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Back Again
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8.24
21 votes

#22 - Back Again

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/11/2019

A Karmann Ghia aficionado wants some very specific upgrades for his new purchase. Custom trim, wheels, lowered stance, new paint and new upholstery are some of the items that will give this car a new lease on life.

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The Bitchin' C10
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8.24
17 votes

#23 - The Bitchin' C10

Season 9 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/3/2023

The C10 moves into final assembly, and the upholstery shop puts on their finishing touches. Getting the bed to fit perfectly and dialing in the new air ride are a challenge, and the upholstery runs into one problem after another. The owner has had this truck on his mind for years, but seeing the finished product makes it all worth it.

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Now That Is a Bitchin' Ride
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8.23
30 votes

#24 - Now That Is a Bitchin' Ride

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/4/2022

The Bitchin' Pantera is just about done -- paint, assembly and upholstery sound easy, but nothing is simple with this project. While the team bears down on the Pantera, Dave and Kev get an opportunity to upgrade their semi rig that's too good to pass up.

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Let's Make Green Great Again
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8.23
13 votes

#25 - Let's Make Green Great Again

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/4/2020

After some intense color development, the client is on board with the shade of green Dave has come up with, and the car moves into the paint booth. The client has only seen the color on a swatch, but will he fall for it when he sees it in person?

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