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Today, we’re having our live unveiling of the BUILT from eBay video series, concluding the narrative here live at 2012 SEMA.

The week of SEMA Show 2012 is pure visual if you are into the automotive scene. Over-the-top cars, custom paint jobs, impressive installs of aftermarket parts and car audio. Before the show kicks off early Tuesday morning, we bring you a behind the scenes video of our BUILTfromeBay vehicles making an entrance into...

eBay Motors gave our audience a garage “throwdown” with you, our viewers, helping select a winner. We challenged four of the best garages in the world, absolute masters in different classes of vehicles, to build the best vehicle from parts and accessories sourced from eBay. Each garage represented a publication —...

As we prepare for our live chat with the BUILT from eBay team tomorrow, we thought we’d familiarize you once again with the vehicles. Click this links below to view the eBay Motors Garage profiles of each vehicle. 1966 El Camino Of the four vehicles involved in the BUILT from eBay challenge, the ’66 El Camino chosen...

Tomorrow we are going to host a live chat with the team leads from our BUILT from eBay video series. Before we begin, we have an introduction to the teams and team leaders. As you may recall, four teams and four garages were chosen to select and build a custom vehicle sourced entirely from eBay. At the end of the 60...

For the Team Eurocar crew at GSR Autosport, the start of the BUILT from eBay challenge was both easier and more difficult than the other teams. GSR’s 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera arrived in better shape than the other three cars in the challenge, so what do you do with eight weeks to rebuild a car that doesn’t necessarily...

The Off Road Evolution crew took on the BUILT from eBay challenge in a big way, coming through with a rough-and-ready machine built off of a rarely-seen 1970 Jeep Jeepster Commando. The Commando was an unlikely candidate to become a rock-crawling, river-fording monster, but the Team Four Wheeler gang took eight weeks...

For Brian Mackey of Mackey’s Hot Rods in Huntington Beach, California, the BUILT from eBay challenge became more than a fun project with a very tight deadline — it became personal. Team Hot Rod’s 1968 Chevy van is a tribute to Richard “Spider” Smith, a friend of Mackey’s grandfather who served as an aviator in World...

The chrome is polished, the stripes are pinned (give us a break—we’re excited), and the eBay-sourced parts are all in place. Now that the four BUILT from eBay teams are done, their cars are headed back from whence they came—the eBay auction block. Not before the Team Lowrider, Four Wheeler, Hot Rod, and Eurocar...

The 1966 El Camino is the People’s Choice Winner! Stay tuned for more details of this vehicle here later this week. In the meantime, go to the BUILT from eBay site to read more about the results! WWW.builtfromebay.com

Our garage throwdown is complete and four unique vehicles built by talented teams from some of the best garages are ready to be bid upon by automotive fans everywhere. Each garage was challenged to build a vehicle with base vehicles and parts purchased entirely from eBay with the goal of giving the proceeds from the...

The frantic eight week builds have come down to this: tearing through the Mojave Desert, laying “11s” in the presence of classic fighter jets, conquering insane off-road obstacles, and showing off in style at an epic-looking cookout. The four teams competing in the BUILT from eBay series have finished their project...

Slick! All the builds are coming together and looking rad.The Jeepster is fired up and sounds mean. Sonny Boy’s pinup girl paint job on van works well with the aerial bomber theme chosen by Mackey and the Hot Rod team. Head over to http://BUILTfromEBAY.com now to watch the episodes, follow every build, catch up on...

“It’s close enough.” “Try to think of something.” “It’s going to be dramatic.” Anyone who’s ever taken on a huge project under a tight deadline can relate to Team Hot Rod’s Brian Mackey in the latest BUILT from eBay episode when, after running through the amount of work needed on their nitrous-equipped, WWII-era...

Our garage “throwdown” continues with Episode 6. With three of the cars battling it out in the paint booth, it’s shaping up to be a fight to the finish. Meanwhile, the fourth vehicle gets its heart. Head over to http://BUILTfromEBAY.com now to watch the episodes, follow every build, catch up on past episodes, and vote...

The drama continues with our garage throwdown. Team Fourwheeler, with a Jeepster no less, is a close 2nd behind Team Lowrider. Who has the advantage at the halfway point? Watch episode 5, vote for your favorite build, register to win a $5,000 dream garage at www.builtfromebay.com

Teardown is done, now the hard work really begins. With the cars stripped down and exposed, all four teams now have a better idea of how to tackle their project cars — EXCEPT Team European Car. Currently in 3rd place, can this team pull together a winning car? Watch episodes 3 & 4, register to win a $5,000 dream garage...

FOUR GARAGES. FOUR CARS. BUILT FROM eBAY. DECIDED BY YOU. ALL FOR CHARITY. eBay Motors presents a garage “throwdown” with you, our viewers, helping select a winner. We challenged four of the best garages in the world, absolute masters in different classes of vehicles, to build the best vehicle from parts and...