Car Masters: Rust to Riches

The BEST episodes of Car Masters: Rust to Riches

Every episode of Car Masters: Rust to Riches ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Car Masters: Rust to Riches!

The colorful crew at Gotham Garage overhauls an eclectic collection of cars and trucks, trading up to a showstopper they can sell for big bucks.

Last Updated: 7/25/2022Network: Netflix
Back to the Future
60 votes

#1 - Back to the Future

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/14/2018

The crew hustles to complete its ambitious upgrade of a 1955 Futura in time for a big auto show. Has Gotham Garage finally landed its six-figure car?

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Going, Going... Gone?
27 votes

#2 - Going, Going... Gone?

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/4/2021

The crew gets creative when social distancing hurts their hopes for a big payday. But Mark's high price demands may end up costing them even more.

Hot Tub Time Machine
26 votes

#3 - Hot Tub Time Machine

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/4/2021

As Mark presses to finish the hot-tub car and fulfill a commitment to some friends, Shawn persuades him to upgrade a vintage Ford pickup as insurance.

Petersen Built
47 votes

#4 - Petersen Built

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/27/2020

The crew collectively weighs the opportunity of a lifetime — one that entails a great deal of prestige, but comes at a hefty cost.

Deal with It
43 votes

#5 - Deal with It

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/27/2020

As Mark overhauls a 1947 military-style Dodge Power Wagon, Shawn finds himself in the driver’s seat when he surveys buyers for a 1960 Plymouth XNR.

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59 votes

#6 - Life-Size

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/14/2018

The team aims to bring some Hot Wheels dreams to life in order to trade up for a rare Lincoln Futura replica. Shawn tries to rein in Mark’s impulses.

63 votes

#7 - Frank'N'Bus

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/14/2018

Shawn locates an unconventional option for the bus engine but struggles to find a potential buyer. The crew gets some help from a hot-rod icon.

Wheels on the Bus
22 votes

#8 - Wheels on the Bus

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/4/2021

After some creative dealmaking, Shawn frets over Mark's hot take on a Bel Air. An academic achievement leads to a school bus upgrade for Caveman.

Proof of Concept
28 votes

#9 - Proof of Concept

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/4/2021

Mark's Hayabusa hopes are tied to his take on a Prius. Shawn tries to generate buzz ahead of an auction, but a real-world roadblock gets in his way.

Something Borrowed, Something Renewed
41 votes

#10 - Something Borrowed, Something Renewed

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/27/2020

As Shawn tries to rectify a deal gone bad, he pushes Mark to take on a sentimental project. The garage gets a chance to impress a splashy new client.

Later, Vaydor
41 votes

#11 - Later, Vaydor

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/27/2020

Shawn pursues the pieces he needs for a big trade while Mark puts his stamp on a kit car. The garage is treated to a surprise visitor: Caveman’s mom.

Two for the Money
58 votes

#12 - Two for the Money

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/14/2018

The team members race to beat the clock in pursuit of a six-figure car. Mark's quest for a shop truck brings up meaningful memories.

Junkyard Jewels
63 votes

#13 - Junkyard Jewels

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/14/2018

Shawn and Mark get a sweet haul in a trade. Tony and Caveman tag-team a 1956 Chevy truck as Constance takes on a vintage VW microbus.

The Crow
43 votes

#14 - The Crow

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/27/2020

Mark and Shawn finally make progress on a big deal. The crew fixes up a jalopy for a local race, then dives in to upgrade a legit vintage race car.

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The Italian Job
30 votes

#15 - The Italian Job

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/4/2021

To finance a costly job redo, the crew works on an El Camino cash car for a very demanding client while overhauling an International Harvester Scout.

Lowrider Long Shot
29 votes

#16 - Lowrider Long Shot

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/4/2021

Mark harbors a lowrider vision for a vintage Impala, aimed at financing his high-concept car. As expected, the plans quickly get very elaborate.

Electric Drag
48 votes

#17 - Electric Drag

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/27/2020

With the new shop open for business, the Gotham crew upgrades a 1953 Buick Special and then attempts a first: converting a gas engine to electric.

44 votes

#18 - Motorboatin'

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/27/2020

Mark pushes more boundaries with his next two upgrades: overhauling a minivan so it’s fit for rock stars and giving the Corvette treatment to a boat.

Ride from the Ashes
28 votes

#19 - Ride from the Ashes

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/4/2021

With everyone desperate for cash, Tony sees opportunity in a sentimental build. Shawn has a tough time finding a buyer for Mark's woody iteration.

Green Is the New Black
65 votes

#20 - Green Is the New Black

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/2018

The team tackles a disassembled 1970 Chevy C-10 Fleetside in order to upgrade and trade it for a very valuable 1939 Zephyr car body.

Taking the High-End Road
29 votes

#21 - Taking the High-End Road

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/4/2021

Business is booming for the Gotham crew, thanks to their recent recognition. Next up, they tackle turning a 1933 Ford replica into an art deco Delahaye.

Totaled Disaster
45 votes

#22 - Totaled Disaster

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/27/2020

After suffering a massive setback, the crew focuses on flipping a souped-up motorcycle for some cash and finding their next great trade-up car.

72 votes

#23 - Outsmarted

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/14/2018

The Gotham Garage crew tries to convert a 1964 Ford Thunderbird into a bonafide "rocket car" while giving a smart car the monster-truck treatment.

Buggin' Out
56 votes

#24 - Buggin' Out

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/14/2018

The crew tries to help out a friend at a steep discount with a Volkswagen Bug hot-rod upgrade. Mark gets overly creative with a T-bucket overhaul.

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