Fast 'N Loud. Anybody watching?

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  1. pmyers

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    I think you can watch them on the Discovery website.
     
  2. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

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    I first watched it halfway through season 2?

    Just set my DVR to record all and I was able to catch up with the 1st Season and the first half of the 2nd Season before Season 2 wrapped up.

    I.E., Discovery reruns the heck out of them.


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  3. Hoffer

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    I saw the 2 part F40 thing over the weekend. I would love to watch a show that dealt with supercar rebuilds and repairs. It was pretty cool when they got that big box of parts that was worth like $180,000 or whatever.

    I also had a hard time with the changes they were making to the car. Changing the seats and such just seemed wrong on such a rare car. I kinda feel that since the car was totaled, that would be the F40 to do such things to. I just know I wouldn't pay $900k for a wrecked, far from original, F40. Not that I can even afford a $90k car. :D
     
  4. Adam1115

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    This show is so hilarious....
     
  5. Hoffer

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    I thought that Rolls Royce episode was a little odd. They lower the car, put on some racing rims and a sunroof and he thinks that's going to add $10,000 to the car?

    I wonder what people think that buy these cars and then watch the episode the car was in later. I would be embarrassed I bought that Rolls after watching that episode. :D
     
  6. Adam1115

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    It was odd, but funny.
     
  7. Hoffer

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    I don't understand this show. They find this super rare car supposedly. Only 9 ever made. It was a little convertible called a Woodhill or something. They then chop the windshield, paint it, remove the mounted spare tier, etc... If there were only 9 of any car made, wouldn't it be way more valuable if it was as original as possible?

    Also, who is this guy Dennis? Richard's friend with the mega-bucks. That guy must be a multi-millionaire. He bought the F40 and then he pulls $100k out of a suitcase and buys the above car. :D

    I also saw an episode where he paid $5k for a 1970 Lincoln 2 door. He then spends like $13k putting huge rims and air suspension on it. He thought he'd be able to sell it for $50k. That seems crazy. I wonder if he sometimes gets the crazy amounts at auction that he hopes for?

    Anyway...I'm not complaining, I still love the show. Anyone know of other car shows similar to this? The thing I like best is they keep the fake drama to a minimum. He tells people they have 2 days to do something, but they don't try to play it up too much.
     
  8. pmyers

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    I believe, Dennis owns the Twin Peaks chain. I believe I remember an episode where Dennis built him a jeep to promote the place.
     
  9. Fl_Gulfer

    Fl_Gulfer Tivo's R Us

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    Someone else owns Twin Peaks, Dennis owns Collins Bros Jeep and has a estimated wealth of 20 million. He sold his Austin Healy at auction for $500,000.oo if you remember he drove that over to buy that Woodhill.
     
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    During this episode Richard broke the fourth wall and asked the viewers why you didn't call me and tell me I was going to lose my shirt on this one. He knew he was going to take a hit to the wallet.
     
  11. Frylock

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    Richard seems to be a fan of breaking the fourth wall. Though he also doesn't seem to take himself too seriously, ala OCC. :)
     
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    Grave Yard Carz is pretty amusing. They only concentrate in reviving old Chrysler/Dodge/Plymouth muscle cars. :up:
     
  13. Adam1115

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    Hey I'm going to Dallas this month, maybe I'll stop by Gas Monkey Bar and Grill! lol
     
  14. Hoffer

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    I had read somewhere that Richard Rawling did an unofficial cannonball run back in 2007. I say "unofficial" because it said the true cannonball run hasn't happened in years. Anyway...that he had the record for it, which I think was just crushed last year if I remember.

    I watched an episode last night where he bought a Jaguar that had the record he beat. I did not realize that his buddy Dennis was the one that drove with him in his cannonball run. For some reason, I always felt like Dennis was his fake friend. It was nice to see that they have actually been friends for a while.

    Speaking of which, I also came across a picture of Richard and Aaron in g-strings from like 10 years ago. :eek:
     
  15. pmyers

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    Yeah..it seems most of the "background" of this show is based on actual reality.

    Although I thought Richard and Dennis' cannonball win was back in the early 90's.

    *a google search does show 2007*
     
  16. pmyers

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    I really don't care to see anything with "FU" garage.....especially not an hour's worth!
     
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    I really stopped watching this, and now just watch bitchin rides. I find it way more entertaining, and the cars they build are more like entries for the Riddler competition rather than putting a spare tire on the rear trunk of a mustang.
     
  18. Adam1115

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    I felt that way but then got caught up in watching it. It's essentially a clone of Fast and Load. I do like the format of the show - instead of pretending this is reality, they own that it is not and have a good time with the show. It's funny, I loved the cannon ball and the Smokey and the Bandit episodes. They didn't pretend it wasn't staged, and it was funny.

    But I don't know why we need two identical shows. Seems silly.
     
  19. pmyers

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    Don't get me wrong....I sat and watched the whole thing! ;)

    I'd just rather not deal with the other shop. You are right that it is exact clone.
     
  20. Hoffer

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    I have not been able to watch Misfit Garage. DirecTV has it all F'd up. It seems like they are embedding the show at the end of Fast N Loud, but then it gets cut off 5-10 minutes in. I do a search for the show and only Fast N Loud episodes come up.

    I really liked the goofy one when he was on Fast N Loud. I'd watch the show just for him, but I can't seem to manage to actually see it.
     

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