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Old October 29th, 2009, 09:13 AM   #1
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Motor City Motors

Not sure if this is a , but has anyone heard of this show yet?

Starts in January, I can't find much about it, other than the detroit bro's were on it. Filmed by the same people who did monster garage, its suppose to be similar, only filmed in the D.

http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/d...w_motor_c.html
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Old October 29th, 2009, 09:24 AM   #2
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Cool hope it last longer then Monster Garage.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 10:07 AM   #3
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Old October 29th, 2009, 10:11 AM   #4
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Old October 29th, 2009, 10:33 AM   #5
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looks like a good show, hope it does well!
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Old October 29th, 2009, 10:37 AM   #6
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In another episode, they transform a 1992 GMC Suburban into a pothole filler with a 10-foot nitrogen spring-loaded arm, rotating hot box, 500,000-BTU torch and hydraulic tamping front end.
in michigan ?? NO WAY !
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Old October 29th, 2009, 10:38 AM   #7
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Name is a little redundant.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 11:20 AM   #8
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I think you're right, I think.

Has the potential to be a cool show. I lol'd a bit at the pothole patcher. We could definitely put a few hundred thousand miles on that. Hell, throw it up on 24's and we might be able to get Tyrone and Latisha from the DOT to stay in it long enough to actually do some work.
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Old October 29th, 2009, 11:23 AM   #9
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Cool hope it last longer then Monster Garage.
Monster Garbage failed because it turned into "Let's build Jesse James a new toy"
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Old October 29th, 2009, 01:29 PM   #10
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I think you're right, I think.

Has the potential to be a cool show. I lol'd a bit at the pothole patcher. We could definitely put a few hundred thousand miles on that. Hell, throw it up on 24's and we might be able to get Tyrone and Latisha from the DOT to stay in it long enough to actually do some work.
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Old November 3rd, 2009, 10:28 PM   #11
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I think you're right, I think.

Has the potential to be a cool show. I lol'd a bit at the pothole patcher. We could definitely put a few hundred thousand miles on that. Hell, throw it up on 24's and we might be able to get Tyrone and Latisha from the DOT to stay in it long enough to actually do some work.
It's Tyrone and Moesha.
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Old November 4th, 2009, 03:26 AM   #12
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I lol'd a bit at the pothole patcher. We could definitely put a few hundred thousand miles on that. Hell, throw it up on 24's and we might be able to get Tyrone and Latisha from the DOT to stay in it long enough to actually do some work.
Could put 'em to work on Orchard Lake rd. if the asphalt doesn't eat up those 24's first.
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Old November 4th, 2009, 07:26 AM   #13
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I wonder where they are getting the paint and materials from to paint those crazy machines
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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:09 PM   #14
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So who watched it tonight?
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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:12 PM   #15
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So who watched it tonight?
I did . That one guy needs to stop painting and get his ass to work .
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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:13 PM   #16
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I did and was about to submit a thread on the topic when I did the re-post search.

Here is what I had written up....

Anyone watch this show tonight? It was the first show of the series and it seems to be a mix between monster garage and a charity case. I thought it looked like a decent show but I was HIGHLY disappointed. 2/3 of the show was how bad "detroit needs these guys to win, so they can "rebuid detroit""(the 5 builder guys who get 5K in tools). The other 1/3 was split between showing a what came across as a half assed build and portraying how "artistic" one of the brothers is.

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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:20 PM   #17
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I did and was about to submit a thread on the topic when I did the re-post search.

Here is what I had written up....

Anyone watch this show tonight? It was the first show of the series and it seems to be a mix between monster garage and a charity case. I thought it looked like a decent show but I was HIGHLY disappointed. 2/3 of the show was how bad "detroit needs these guys to win, so they can "rebuid detroit""(the 5 builder guys who get 5K in tools). The other 1/3 was split between showing a what came across as a half assed build and portraying how "artistic" one of the brothers is.

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That about sums it up, I know it was only 5 days but kind of a pile if you ask me, What a waste of a nice T. Just another Jesse James spin off.
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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:25 PM   #18
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The Discovery Channel says it likes Detroit's rundown aesthetic -- it makes a good backdrop for its new show "Motor City Motors."



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http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/moto...-business.html

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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:36 PM   #19
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The pilot for Monster Garage was lame too. I kinda hate the sob-story they keep playing about Detroit being so shitty, but I guess reality hurts.

Anyways, I watched it. Was a bit better than the manufactured arguments on American Chopper and the "I'm a badass, fuck off" attitude of Jesse James. The tool set they got was a bit more complete than the Snap-on set they'd give away on Monster Garage, as it included a welder and a chop-saw instead of just a $3k top box and a screwdriver set.

I'll give it a couple more episodes to step it up in the creativity department, but from what I've heard, it will do just that.
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Old December 28th, 2009, 10:37 PM   #20
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I did . That one guy needs to stop painting and get his ass to work .
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I'd be pissed, stop spray painting the wall and help work on the project!
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