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Shifting Gears With Aaron Kaufman

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After departing Gas Monkey Garage in 2016, former "Fast N' Loud" star Aaron Kaufman opened his own auto shop, Arclight Fabrication, in Dallas, where he's shifting gears by focusing on his personal car-design passions. Along with a crew of hand-picked builders from around the country, Aaron pushes his design abilities by working on different types of vehicles. His goal for every build: maximize performance, then test each car in some of the harshest conditions known to the auto world. The series documents the guys' excitement and curiosity for how far their talents will take them, as they their build expertise, stamina and creativity to the test.

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