Saturday 12:00 on Destination America
1 Seasons, 15 Episodes

Genre: Family / Reality

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Four wheel drive vehicles are more popular today than ever before. With this in mind, presenter and engineering fanatic Mark Evans takes on a brand new "Is Born" challenge. The build is inspired by the late 1970s special vehicles, of which a limited run of only 25 were produced for the Swiss and French Army, and are quoted as being "the best Land Rovers ever made". Mark's aim i more
...s to take an old rust-bucket Range Rover rescued from the scrap-heap and transform it into the ultimate boulder-crawling beauty
 
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  • Season 1
    • Episode 15
      Episode 15
      10/26/04
      It has been a journey of blood, sweat and tears that has taken Mark, Les and Phil (the team) 2500 hours to complete over 5 months. Mark put ...
    • Episode 14
      Episode 14
      10/19/04
      The racing bucket seats are fitted, plus the last of the windows and door panels; plus Mark gets all scientific when he uses lasers and a co...
    • Episode 13
      Episode 13
      10/12/04
      Not wanting his unique vehicle to be stolen under his nose, Mark invests in a state-of-the-art alarm system that will call his mobile of his...
    • Episode 12
      Episode 12
      10/05/04
      Mark can see the light at the end of the tunnel and continues fitting the renovated body work. One of the few "newish" bits of bodywork is...
    • Episode 11
      Episode 11
      09/28/04
      Mark's very special Land Rover is really starting to take shape, and he turns his attention to the brakes. Then it's on to the fuel system a...
    • Episode 10
      Episode 10
      09/21/04
      Mark fits and assembles the bulkhead to the chassis. The wiring transforms from a jumble of multicoloured spaghetti to the vital veins of th...
    • Episode 9
      Episode 9
      09/14/04
      Mark paints his rocker covers and sets the variable valve timing kit on his newly assembled engine. Mark fits his core plugs, before venturi...
    • Episode 8
      Episode 8
      09/07/04
      Mark cleans his pistons, prepares and lubricates the crankshaft and engine block. Mark shows in detail how to rebuild the 3.5L Rover V8, inc...
    • Episode 7
      Episode 7
      08/31/04
      With the help of some "specialist" friends, Mark makes himself a unique roll cage out of the longest piece of tube he could fit in his van. ...
    • Episode 6
      Episode 6
      08/24/04
      The galvanized chassis arrives back at the workshop. When Mark has finished admiring it, he starts to fit the running gear ! First up: suspe...
    • Episode 5
      Episode 5
      08/17/04
      It's Mark's favourite part of the project - rebuilding and upgrading the monster V8! Cleaned, stripped of its ancillaries and decapitated, M...
    • Episode 4
      Episode 4
      08/10/04
      Mark shows how to assess, renovate and upgrade the transmission. He rebuilds the axles from scratch, and shows in detail how to fit air-oper...
    • Episode 3
      Episode 3
      08/03/04
      With so much metalwork to do, Mark calls in professional welder, Paul Harris to run a MIG-welding masterclass. There's also some TIG welding...
    • Episode 2
      Episode 2
      07/27/04
      Mark makes the brackets and plates necessary to fix the Land Rover bodywork to the strengthened chassis. Only one problem - the rear wheels ...
    • Episode 1
      Episode 1
      07/20/04
      World-renowned engineering enthusiast Mark Evans dusts off his overalls to take on his first off-road project - the transformation of a 4-do...
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