Wrench Wars is the reality/competition car show “For the People, by the People!” Real backyard builders compete for cool prizes, bragging rights and cash for their chosen charities. A celebration of the “Blue Collar Nation!”
201. ‘50s Sleds
Big battle between “Scuba” Steve Medinilla and his ’51 Ford against Nick Holzer and his ’53 Plymouth. Cool, classic, custom-built rides enter the cage with over the top flames, scallops, chopped tops, and shaved door handles.
“Scuba” Steve Medinilla: 1951 Ford
Charity: American Cancer Society
Nick Holzer: 1953 Plymouth
Charity: Rady’s Children’s Hospital
202. Squarebody Smackdown
Two titans of the Squarebody scene hit the cage as “OG Diamond Dave” Boranian and his highly modified ’73 Chevy shortbed truck attempt to take down Sam Castronova and his stock ’75 Chevy traditional six cylinder.
Sam Castronova: 1975 Chevy six cylinder
Charity: The 100 Club
Epic matchup between two old school bikers as Mike “The Godfather” Torres and his heavily modified Harley Panhead square-up against Gary “Dog” Ambre and his souped up ’51 Harley Panhead.
Mike “The Godfather” Torres: Harley Panhead
Charity: Stomp Out Bullying
Gary “Dog” Ambre: 1951 Harley Panhead
Charity: St. Judes
204. Ratty-Rod Trucks
Mega heavy weight bout as Brent “Choppa” Haines and his heavily modified ’46 Ford truck take on Bud “Mad Dog” Gilmore and his patina ’46 Dodge truck. Dropped, chopped and Frankensteined, 1946 never looked like this.
Brent “Choppa” Haines: 1946 Ford truck
Charity: Muttley Farms
Straight from the JDM street scene, Val Ibarra and his stylish ’90 Nissan throw down against Jonny Alvarez and his blown ’96 Honda. Stylish wings, Japanese body mods and big horsepower fill the cage.
Val Ibarra: 1990 Nissan
Charity: American Cancer Society
Jonny Alvarez: 1996 Honda
Charity: Las Vegas Rescue Mission
206. Traditional Rods
Mega heavyweight bout as Mark “The Sandman” Jarel and his old school ’29 Ford try to take down returning champ Alex Carlos and his picture perfect ’27 Ford hot rod. Traditional styles and surprises take over cage.
Mark “The Sandman” Jarel: 1929 Ford
Charity: Carson Animal Shelter
Alex Carlos: 1927 Ford
207. Gassers II
Major battle of the bruisers as “Gasser Matt” Owings and his ’61 Ford Falcon enter the cage against Darren “Ferg” Ferguson and his ’63 Buick Skylark. Big horsepower, blowers and ‘60s style take over the arena.
“Gasser Matt” Owings: 1961 Ford Falcon
Charity: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Darren “Ferg” Ferguson: 1963 Buick Skylark
Charity: Children’s Hospital of L.A.
208. C10 Sickness
Epic matchup from the C10 scene as Jesse Loera and his sweet ’63 Chevy shortbed take on Tracy Denis and his super clean ’66 Chevy shortbed. Lowered suspension, custom paint, and classic mods grace the barbed wire cage.
Jesse Loera: 1963 Chevy shortbed
Charity: American Diabetes Association
Tracy Denis: 1966 Chevy shortbed
Charity: American Heart Association
209. Ladies' Night II
Epic showdown from the tri-five era as “Hot Rod Holly” Ansman and her clean ‘56 Chevy pick-up go up against Becky Nunez Cezero and her sweet ‘55 Chevy sedan. Classic styling, clean paintwork, and V8 rumbles hit the cage.
“Hot Rod Holly” Ansman: 1956 Chevy
Charity: Noah Homes
Becky Nunez Cezero: 1955 Chevy
Charity: Foundation for Women Warriors
210. Metal Mayhem
Super heavy weight bout as Jordan Tyack and his chopped ’54 Chevy take on Louie Herrera and his highly modified ’41 Chevy. Radical custom creations with exposed steel, lowered bodies and whitewalls fill the cage.
Jordan Tyack: 1954 Chevy
Charity: Camp Hamilton
Louie Herrera: 1941 Chevy
Charity: Alex’s Lemonade Stand