The BEST episodes of Iron Resurrection

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

Joe Martin brings new life to old iron at his shop Joe Martin Customs. Working with his wife Amanda, and best friend Shag, this custom shop oversees every phase of restoration from design, fabrication and mechanicals, to the final paint job.

Last Updated: 4/4/2024Network: MotorTrendOnDemandStatus: Continuing
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Pompa's Harley Fat Boy Surprise Part 2
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9.13
8 votes

#1 - Pompa's Harley Fat Boy Surprise Part 2

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/19/2024

Joe and Mike are hard at work on the surprise bike for shop assistant, Pompa -- a Harley Fat Boy with a green, mean Joe Martin touch! Mandi and Shag have a cherry '56 Continental from Joe's collection that they're ready to sell to a lucky buyer.

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Pompa's Fat Boy Harley Surprise
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9.11
9 votes

#2 - Pompa's Fat Boy Harley Surprise

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/12/2024

Joe and Mandi Martin have a big surprise for Pompa -- they're fixing up a Fat Boy Harley just for him! Joe and Mike tackle the rebuild of this bike, all while trying to keep things under wraps. Joe has a neglected Ferrari in his collection that he wants to get on the track. He needs new wheels and, most importantly, a new timing belt.

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'36 Ford Coupe: Old School Cool
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9.00
8 votes

#3 - '36 Ford Coupe: Old School Cool

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/27/2024

A couple travels down from Missouri with a special project, a '36 Ford Coupe that's been a part of their family for decades. This heirloom needs a new frame, motor and lots of fab repair, and Joe Martin assigns Bryan to the job. Mandi and Shag get their hands on a cherry '60 Impala that they want Joe and the guys to flip for a quick profit at the upcoming Trading Post show.

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Rebuild: Supercharged '66 Nova Part 2
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8.86
7 votes

#4 - Rebuild: Supercharged '66 Nova Part 2

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2022

Joe pulls out all the stops to make the '66 Nova the car of his client's dreams; Joe doesn't just want a mean motor and big tires; he wants a chopped roof, but the car might be too far behind schedule for a chop, even if it does up the cool factor.

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'65 Buick: Full Throttle Custom Rivi Part 2
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8.77
13 votes

#5 - '65 Buick: Full Throttle Custom Rivi Part 2

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/30/2022

Joe and the crew button up the 1965 Riviera's wiring, interior and paint before the owner arrives from New York to reclaim his car; with the finish line in sight, a wrench gets thrown in their plans when the paint job needs to be taken out of house.

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Bel Air Big Block and Street Legal Restomod
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8.77
13 votes

#6 - Bel Air Big Block and Street Legal Restomod

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2022

On the surface, an iconic '57 Chevy looks great, but after a test ride and inspection, the guys discover that looks can be deceiving. A couple's '41 International project is nine years in the making before Joe steps in to save the car and the marriage.

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X-Frame Overhaul - '60 Impala (Part 1)
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8.75
12 votes

#7 - X-Frame Overhaul - '60 Impala (Part 1)

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/16/2024

Joe Martin is ready to upgrade a special car in his collection, a '60 Impala that's been collecting dust for nearly 25 years. Joe and the guys get to work, but with a new X-frame and engine comes a whole lot of problems.

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Step Van to Showstopper Part 3
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8.67
12 votes

#8 - Step Van to Showstopper Part 3

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/20/2024

There's a change of plans for the Whiskey Van -- the owner wants to auction the van off at Mecum and donate the proceeds to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Joe and Mandi are excited by the idea, but only have five months to finish the van for auction. The team needs to get moving!

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'36 Ford Coupe: Old School Cool Part 2
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8.67
9 votes

#9 - '36 Ford Coupe: Old School Cool Part 2

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/5/2024

Joe and Bryan are putting in work on the '36 Ford Coupe -- new wheels, lift-off hood and a custom interior. The owner has waited decades to drive her family heirloom, and the time is finally here! A couple returns with their '67 Chevelle to see if Joe can make some additional mods for even more horsepower.

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'65 Buick: Full Throttle Custom Rivi
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8.67
9 votes

#10 - '65 Buick: Full Throttle Custom Rivi

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/23/2022

A customer from New York entrusts Martin Bros. with his prized 1965 Buick Riviera; Joe wants to update the car with crisp body lines, a trick paint job, a 525-horsepower LS3 and more.

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X-Frame Overhaul - '60 Impala (Part 2)
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8.46
13 votes

#11 - X-Frame Overhaul - '60 Impala (Part 2)

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/23/2024

Joe gets to work on upgrades to his '60 Impala with a new frame and engine. Mandi selects a '49 Buick to sell to fund the build, and Uncle Bill helps to get it sale-ready. Then it's time for Joe and Mandi to check out the updated ride with its new stance!

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Brothers Nova, Part 1
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8.37
30 votes

#12 - Brothers Nova, Part 1

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/23/2018

Joe Martin loves Nova's and his eyes light up when a new customer, Eric, wants him to customize a 1972 as a tribute to his brother, if they can find one; Shag and Amanda hunt down a '71, in what appears to be mint condition.

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Nova Overload
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8.36
25 votes

#13 - Nova Overload

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/19/2020

Shag and Amanda get a '65 Chevy II Nova for a steal, but as the team digs in, rat nests and rust are the least of their worries; the build requires a complete overhaul and has them thinking they bit off more than they can chew.

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'65 Pontiac: Cool Catalina Part 2
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8.33
12 votes

#14 - '65 Pontiac: Cool Catalina Part 2

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2022

With updates well underway on custom car guru Joe Martin's prized '65 Pontiac Catalina, Joe and the boys at Martin Bros. Customs give the ol' choppy-doo to a '41 DeSoto that has seen better days.

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Chop Top, Part 2
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8.31
32 votes

#15 - Chop Top, Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/9/2018

The MBC team marries the 1950 Mercury's old roof with the new geometry of the newly chopped body.

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Tricked Out Trike
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8.30
27 votes

#16 - Tricked Out Trike

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/12/2020

Joe is world renowned for building badass motorcycles, but on this build, he's pushing his engineering chops to the limit by building a monster trike that would look right at home on the set of a Mad Max movie.

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Frozen in Time
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8.29
31 votes

#17 - Frozen in Time

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/18/2020

A time capsule rolls into the shop in the form of a 1983 Silverado with exactly 69.2 miles on it. The owner passed away last year, but now his daughter wants to finish turning his truck into a modern muscle car under the hood.

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Racin' Vega - Part 2
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8.28
29 votes

#18 - Racin' Vega - Part 2

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/1/2020

It's a race to the finish line for the 1973 Vega. Joe and the team are determined to transform a rusted, hornet-infested clunker into a mean street racing machine, in what may be their most dramatic transformation yet.

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Truck Yeah
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8.25
24 votes

#19 - Truck Yeah

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/29/2020

The Martins face the physics conundrum of trying to fit a 6'5" former football player into the cab of a 1967 Chevy C10. This tall order requires customization of the firewall, motor, frame and interior, plus a custom paint job.

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Resurrectin' a Rusty Unicorn: 1936 Hudson Terraplane
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8.25
20 votes

#20 - Resurrectin' a Rusty Unicorn: 1936 Hudson Terraplane

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/28/2021

Three years after a unicorn first rolled into the shop, Joe is more determined than ever to honor a 1936 Hudson owner's dying wishes to bring the car back from the dead. The ultimate Iron Resurrection will put Joe's exceptional metal skills to the test.

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Cat-Eye Cruiser
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8.23
47 votes

#21 - Cat-Eye Cruiser

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/12/2017

When a customer turns up at Martin Bros Customs with a '59 Impala, it looks more like a parts donor than a serious project. But Joe Martin can't turn down a car with this classic style and comes up with a rad plan.

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Smoking Hot Ghia
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8.23
44 votes

#22 - Smoking Hot Ghia

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/22/2017

VW's Karmann Ghia doesn't make you think classic Americana, but when Mandi stumbles across a '71 model, she throws down the gauntlet to her husband Joe: "Let's see if you can make this car Martin Bros. cool."

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Rebuild: Supercharged '66 Nova
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8.22
9 votes

#23 - Rebuild: Supercharged '66 Nova

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2022

A longtime customer has his eye set on a car from Joe's personal collection, a 1967 Nova; Joe counters by offering up a 1966 Nova, with the guarantee that it will be twice the car Joe's is; big brakes, big power, big wheels and more.

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Good to Go GTO
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8.22
51 votes

#24 - Good to Go GTO

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/15/2017

Known for its sizzling performance and smooth body style, the '69 Pontiac GTO is one of the fastest cars of its time. Now, Joe gives it his signature twist with rad body mods and new power train that will have its super wide tires smokin' hot.

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Mint Condition
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8.21
28 votes

#25 - Mint Condition

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/18/2018

A new customer, comes into the shop with an exceptional 1963 Cadillac; this car screams luxury but needs an upgrade; with Shane giving the MBC team creative freedom on the build, Joe gets to work on a plan; new engine, new wheels and a new interior.

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