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Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend employ graft, mechanical expertise and tender loving care to restore rusty but much-loved old motors to their former glory for their surprised owners

About the Show

Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend employ graft, mechanical expertise and tender loving care to restore rusty but much-loved old motors to their former glory for their surprised owners

Series 1 Summary

Meet car enthusiast and TV presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend as they join forces to rescue rusty classic vehicles from their garage prisons

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    Episode 1 - Cosworth in Crisis

    TV presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend come to the rescue of Darren's 1986 Ford Cosworth, which was neglected after a family tragedy.

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    Episode 2 - Beetle Mania

    Fuzz and Tim attempt to renovate 'Boris', a Volkswagen Beetle that may once have been a beauty but soon found itself rusting in the garage.

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    Episode 3 - Phoenix Jeep

    Tim and Fuzz embark on a rapid renovation project to surprise Dick Masters, the owner of a US Army Jeep that survived World War II only to be damaged in an arson attack.

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    Episode 4 - Fiat Fiasco

    Tim and Fuzz meet Jeremy, who lost his wife and was unable to work after a car accident. Can they end Jeremy's bad luck and give his Fiat Spider the makeover it so desperately needs?

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    Episode 5 - Anglia Angels

    Fuzz and Tim encounter the Hutchings-Clarke family, who all drive Ford Anglias except James, whose own model doesn't even have an engine. Will the guys manage to restore it?

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    Episode 6 - The Rover's Return

    Rover-lover Steve's health issues have ended his dreams of renovating his 1972 P6. Can Tim and Fuzz beat the odds and save Steve's beloved car?

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    Episode 7 - Triumph of the Stag

    Tim and Fuzz head to Portsmouth on a mission to rescue injured former navy diver Morgan's 1976 Triumph Stag and, hopefully, put a smile back on his face.

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    Episode 8 - Austin Re-Powered

    Fuzz and Tim visit Suffolk to secretly restore a charismatic but worn-out 1928 Austin 12 Tourer - 'a mobster's car' as Tim puts it

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    Episode 9 - Zodiac Come Back

    Tim and Fuzz head to Norfolk to revive an ageing Ford Zodiac. They plan to help the owner get behind the wheel of his beloved car for the first time in 20 years, but tensions soon arise.

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    Episode 10 - Lotus Flowers

    Fuzz and Tim are off to Warwickshire to spruce up a 1970 Lotus Elan, whose ex-racing driver owner has a painful spinal injury that has prevented him from maintaining the vehicle.

Car S.O.S synopsis

Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend employ graft, mechanical expertise and tender loving care to restore rusty but much-loved old motors to their former glory for their surprised owners

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