The BEST Episodes of Bitchin' Rides
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2022
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.
#1 - Updating a Classic
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 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.
#2 - Just A Couple Of Here's And There's
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 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.
#3 - Dave's New Toy
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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.
#4 - Fireproof
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 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.
#5 - Now That Is a Bitchin' Ride
Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 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.
#6 - The Bitchin Coronet
Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 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.
#7 - Unfinished Business
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 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.
#8 - Challenge Complete
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 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.
#9 - The Big Brother
Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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.
#10 - Green for the Money
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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?
#11 - The Hummer of the Future
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 27, 2018
#12 - The Convertible C10
Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 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.
#13 - GT...Ohhh Hell Yeah!
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 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.
#14 - Let The Chef Cook
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 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
#15 - Once In A Lifetime
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 2020
From an early age, Dave Kindig would cut up hot wheels, mixing and matching parts to create his own cars. 20-plus years later, he has decided that the time is right to design his own concept car from scratch.
#16 - We Build Bitchin' Rides
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 9, 2018
Dave and the team at Kindig-It-Design start a new year with a one-of-a-kind build they have never attempted before, a 1964 Ranchero. The car looks to have had a lot of work done, but what's underneath the metal sets the team back.
#17 - Stop and Go
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 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.
#18 - Easy Does It
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 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.
#19 - This is Gonna Be a Challenge
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 3, 2015
2013 Dodge Challenger comes in for graphics, new hood, and exhaust cutouts Studebaker truck from the past, is back for a suspension upgrade.
#20 - The Last Mopar
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 15, 2019
Four years ago, Vinnie Massaro brought his Charger to Kindig-It-Design looking for some minor improvements, and what he got absolutely blew hime away. Now he's back to build the biggest, baddest Mopar on the planet.
#21 - Introducing the Kindig CF1
Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 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.
#22 - Veruca Violet
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 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.
#23 - Not So Subtle
Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 2021
The whole team agrees that the body mods are just right, but now the crew must make it a reality. Milestones like bulging out the fenders, creating a spider-shaped exhaust, executing the stretch and getting the car to body are on tap for this stage.
#24 - Little Red Corvette
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 8, 2019
Lloyd was born in 1962 and his dream is to have something old, but in good shape just like himself; Dave's biggest challenge is to stretch the car four inches to give more room for driving, moving the gas tank and a few other necessary improvements.
#25 - Who Gets Number One?
Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.