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Start Me Up

Car-crazy MOD and mechanically brilliant Martin love cars, and on this show their mission is simple: find those overlooked, forgotten or abandoned classic cars hidden around the countryside and start them up!

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Tuesday 25 Sep

    G The boys find a piece of motoring history - an orange VW farm vehicle made in a small rural town. MOD visits car restoration guy Kayne who has a Citroen DS, a Fiat Bambina and some other classics in for upgrades.

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    Season 1

      • Tuesday 25 Sep

      G The boys find a piece of motoring history - an orange VW farm vehicle made in a small rural town. MOD visits car restoration guy Kayne who has a Citroen DS, a Fiat Bambina and some other classics in for upgrades.

      • Tuesday 2 Oct

      G The boys find a beautifully rusty tow truck and pay a visit to vintage car legend Francis Pointon who has his own museum of intriguing cars, including a Willys Overlander.

      • Tuesday 9 Oct

      G MOD and Martin discover a 90 year old Dodge slumbering up on a hill. MOD goes in search of a spring from the 1928 starter motor and miraculously finds that local dirt rod enthusiast has a box of these rarities - and a custom built dragster - kicking about in his shed.

      • Tuesday 16 Oct

      G The boys find a slice of Aus/NZ motoring history buried under a pile of lawn mowers. MOD visits an amazing never-filmed-before private car collection.

      • Tuesday 23 Oct

      G A dose of nostalgia is in store for Martin as he re-unites with the van he drove off to university in - now long dead. MOD spends time with motorcycling racing legend Doug, holder of the world grass track 1 Mile record.

      • Tuesday 30 Oct

      G Season Final: The boys find a classic piece of farm kit in a remote valley. MOD meets Alec, a young engineer who loves his vintage cars, especially Dodges.