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February 3, 2016

There have been several exciting improvements for the Milwaukee area’s annual Concours d’ Elegance and their Saturday’s …

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February 2, 2016

You could win a custom child’s wagon. This really cool wagon will be auctioned off at this year’s Pinstrip Legends aucti …

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February 1, 2016

Cool band – great sond Website here and Facebook here Don’t let this video play and then walk out of the room – you neve …

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January 30, 2016

Of course I check the magazine aisle every time I am at the grocery store. Still bumming over the loss of Rod & Cust …

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January 29, 2016

From 1969 (or ’67) depending on the source, here is Jack Hill’s movie The Winner. The movie later had to be retitled due …

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January 28, 2016

Yup, another trailering video and yes it is from VW Now, check out how they did it: And here is an oldy moldy for you:

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January 27, 2016

Click here for the official appearance schedule for where Captn’ Bob and Arlo will be in 2016 has just been posted. It’s …

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January 27, 2016

It is the end of January and the season of the car has begun!!!   Grand National Roadster Show This weekend we will …

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January 27, 2016

For the big lottery winners out there I have found one of the coolest vehicles you can get for your new estate. Whether …

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January 26, 2016

    Wisconsin will be 1 of 2 states to officially recognize a Collector Vehicle Appreciation Day. And it will …

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January 26, 2016

Here is one from the old way-back machine – footage from the 1940’s with some  very old jalopys – remember folks at this …

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January 25, 2016

May lean a bit further to the Country side but these guys sound great. Check out their Facebook page to learn more about …

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January 24, 2016

Not in honor of but in spite of Winter Storm Jonas I submit for your viewing pleasure For Those Who Think Young. I am la …

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January 23, 2016

The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee Wisconsin has two new exhibits opening this weekend (January 22nd).   JR Ad …

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January 19, 2016

More race stuff – Racecars are hot rods used on the track and old Enzo Ferrari was one kool hot rod builder. Check out s …

Jane Rose & The DeadEnd Boys
January 18, 2016

Another memory of the Retro Rewind Weekend – Jane Rose & The DeadEnd Boys played Friday night. Here is an oldy from …

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January 17, 2016

What kind of Mickey Mouse Hod Ornament is that? Bonhams Auctions will be offering a very cool collection of automobilia, …

Hot Rod Revue
January 16, 2016

Hot Rods are International!!!! Check out this video about Chris Berkahn building a Willys Gasser with a Hemi in New Zeal …

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January 15, 2016

I fell down the Youtube distraction hole and found these gems.      

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January 14, 2016

The Model World Weather finds most people inside during the winter in Wisconsin.  I love summer with the car shows and c …

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January 13, 2016

Back in December we posted the 2016 Street Rodder Magazine Tour and this writer questioned if there was going to be a To …

2016 Ford GT
January 12, 2016

It was a big weekend here at the international headquarters of Adventures of Captn Bob and Arlo! The Boys were on the ro …

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January 11, 2016

In honor of Captn Bob and Arlo’s road trip over the last weekend, here is a video of one of their favorite groups that t …

Pinstripe Legends 2016 Panel Jam
January 10, 2016

On Saturday January 9th, the Pinstripe Legends gathered at Berry Signs in Brookfield Wisconsin to catch up with each oth …

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January 10, 2016

Racing is in the same realm as hot rodding – construction of beautiful vehicles in pursuit of high speeds. I venture to …

WHRR Captn Bob Trike
January 2, 2016

Being a lover of anything with wheels my passions do not only belong to classic cars but also motorcycles especially Har …

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January 2, 2016

My new year resolution was to learn more about modern automotive technologies. There are other videos out there on the o …

FM3 Road Trip
January 1, 2016

Now this is the trip I need to be on if Captn Bob and Arlo will let me out of the office, I can scare up a good car and …

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December 31, 2015

State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation – January 1, 2016 Beginning January 1, 2016, a new law (342.41 Identity …

Street Rodder Road Tour
December 31, 2015

Has anyone noticed that I keep writing about road tours? I think I need to find a ride and hit the open road next summer …

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December 30, 2015

Check it out – our good buddy , fellow car guy Jay Leno is posting updates on what he and his crew have brewing in the s …

Gary Meadows from Goodguys
December 29, 2015

More bummer news – Gary Meadows, the founder of Goodguys Rod & Custom Association passed away Sunday the 27th. Gary’ …

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December 28, 2015

The weather outside where Captn Bob and Arlo live is frightful so here is some cool old footage of pre-war snow machines …

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December 28, 2015

Now is your chance to own one. Complete with old cars and parts. The layout includes scrappy trees, old tires and your v …

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December 27, 2015

by Dan Neil / Market Watch / Personal Finance / Wall Street The views are of the writer. This article is for education a …

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December 26, 2015

OK, dear readers. I bet you are looking for some entertainment over this holiday season so your intrepid reporter has sc …

Brian Setzer
December 25, 2015

Bummed I could not find an official live video of Brian belting out Santa Drives a Hot Rod – BUT I did find the next bes …

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December 24, 2015

January 4, 1936 – December 21, 2015  Resided in Waterford, WI Carl Kasprzyk was a notable force in the car industry. He …

Factory Five ride in the snow
December 24, 2015

It is NOT our video, we do not know anyone having anything to do with it – we just like it cuz its a Hot Rod in the snow …

GoodGuys Road Tour
December 23, 2015

This tour sounds like fun! The 2016 GoodGuys Hall of Fame Tour kicks off from the Roadster Shop in Mundelein, Illinois o …

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December 22, 2015

The Automobile Gallery Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening January 2, 2016 It’s a brand cutting edge facility where the “automo …

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December 22, 2015

So – Captn Bob has found something cool for you to check out next time you are in Los Angeles – the Cars Mechanical Inst …

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December 21, 2015

Yup – you read that correctly – more fun in 2016. Here is what we know so far – June 11-17, 2016 That’s all we know so f …

GoodGuys Ford Explorer - design by Del Swanson
December 20, 2015

More news from SEMA – Ford is looking for customizers to add their touch to new Ford vehicles to be displayed at the 201 …

SEMA's Colby Martin's Model A
December 19, 2015

Captn Bob saw this neat article written about/by Colby Martin, the SEMA Action Network Director. This guy used to work a …

Ford F150
December 18, 2015

Yeah – this may be old news but just in case, here is my short explanation and the video for those of you who have not h …

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December 17, 2015

We here at the Adventures of Captn Bob and Arlo/Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio as a point do not write news articles about cars …

Dale Schwartz in the Temptress
December 17, 2015

Thank you to all of Captn Bob and Arlo’s listeners that contacted Car Craft asking them to bring back the Nationals – It …

Factory Five MK4 Roadster
December 16, 2015

Want to own a replica car but do not wish to build it yourself? Until now that was not allowed by law. Small runs of veh …

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December 15, 2015

Our WHRR inbox has been filling up telling us we have to see this video. It’s a video called “What It’s Like To Drive Th …

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December 12, 2015

Another roving reporter has sent in his report from the 24th Yokohama MoonEyes Custom Show. Check out these pictures sen …

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December 11, 2015

Submitted by John Wells, Torquefest, Iron Invasion, Retro Rewind John Wells (r) giving Torquefest Award to a kool kat at …

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December 6, 2015

  Web, Radio, Podcasts, Video, Print, Events Place an ad on this website. With over 600 thousand views per month your ad …

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November 30, 2015

Saturday, December 5th WHRR radio show will have Dave Kindig of Velocity’s Bitchin’ Rides.  Dave Kindig Dave Kindig has …

Capt’n Bob, Dave Smith from Factory Five, Al Toon, and Arlo
November 22, 2015

Dave Smith is the president at Factory Five, makers of AWESOME Cobra, Cobra Daytona, 33 Ford, GT Racer and now Subaru ba …

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November 21, 2015

Just a quick reminder – This Sunday is to be Jeff Gordon’s last NASCAR Sprint Cup race. While this writer is not a NASCA …

Rick Dores Aquarius
November 20, 2015

Yup, it is an old article – sorry. BUT! our good friend Rick Dore’s amazing build, the Aquarius for James Hetfield from …

GoodGuys Ford Explorer - design by Del Swanson
November 19, 2015

Our good buddy has been at it again – check out this cool rendering: GoodGuys Ford Explorer – design by Del Swanson Now …

Winning Documentary Paul Newman
November 19, 2015

Check it out – Adam Carolla directed a documentary about Paul Newman and his life off-screen as a really good race car d …

Jeff Williams The King of Paint
November 19, 2015

Hey Folks – want to learn how to Pinstripe? Want to learn how to hand-paint letters like the old sign painters do? Our g …

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November 14, 2015

Here is a statement from SEMA Congratulations on being named a 2015 Global Media Award Winner! Express Scent is among an …

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November 14, 2015

Press Release submitted by Bob Bennett, Bennett Coachworks, LLC Is proud to announce Bob Bennett and the guys at Bennett …

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November 12, 2015

I know – this is not exactly Hot Rod related – BUT – World War 2 airplane nose art is just plain cool and a part of the …

Captn Bob with Jo Coddington SEMA 2015
November 8, 2015

Yeah, so this is after the fact – I just found the pictures and had to share them as we know you are all fans of our goo …

Captn Bob and Arlo with Stan Johnson SEMA 2015
November 7, 2015

You are being warned – Captn Bob and Arlo are on their way back – Run, Hide! Seriously folks, they had a great time, met …

Captn Bob and Arlo with Barry Mequiar SEMA 2015
November 6, 2015

Captn Bob and Arlo ran into more friends of the show. Slick and Stacey David are also having a grand time at the show. R …

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November 5, 2015

Our Great Friends John Wells and Max Grundy doing Great Things for Great People. I am sure we will be telling you guys m …

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November 5, 2015

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news folks, George Barris has passed away. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/george-barr …

Captn Bob and Arlo at Metro SUPERsoft booth SEMA 2015
November 5, 2015

The boys are at SEMA and having a great time. They are hooking up with old friends and making new ones. Hopefully there …

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October 28, 2015

Submitted by: Thomas Weatherston, State Representative, 62nd District Dear Car Club Enthusiasts, Would you like to legal …

 

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