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DIY Giving Away ‘Vette if You Build Garage

Do It Yourself viewers like to get their hands dirty with projects, and the service's upcoming sweepstakes will allow the winner to do just that -- building a garage to house a restored 1962 Corvette convertible.

Beginning Feb. 17, visitors to the network’s Web site ( can enter online or send a postcard for a chance to win the classic car, as well $50,000 in cash for tools and materials to construct the ultimate home for the vehicle.

AutoZone Inc. and ( are the presenting sponsors for DIY's "Great Garage Giveaway." Feature sponsors include Ace Hardware Corp., Bissell Homecare Inc., Proctor & Gamble Co.’s Mr. Clean Auto Dry and Anco Wiper Blades. The entry deadline is March 15.

Those interested in seeing the car can check it out on Classic Car Restoration, part of the network's new automotive-programming block, "Gearheads," which debuts this month and airs Saturday mornings from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EST/PST.

Other shows in the block include Talk2DIY Automotive, Weekend Mechanic and, for those who prefer speed on the water, Shipshape Boating.