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Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

297: A Live Remote Show from World of Wheels.

(Season 14 EP 8) This Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 – from 9 to 11 am – we will be doing our great show from the floor of the Milwaukee, WI World of Wheels. And we are going to do a 2 hour live show. The live remote is made possible because of the support from…


296: Dave Kindig & Danny Koker

(Season 14 EP 7) Our special guests will be Dave Kindig of Kindig It Design and the popular Motor Trend show Bitchn’ Rides and Danny Koker of Count’s Kustoms and the long running History Channel’s Counting Cars. Both will be in Milwaukee for the 58th World of Wheels. Danny will be there Friday night February…


295: Wisconsin Dells 2020 Automotion Classic Car Show

(Season 14 EP: 6) We have two guest lined up. Jenifer Dobbs, Director of Festivals and Events for Wisconsin Dells. Then we will talk with Chris Nelson, Manager and Owner of Cedar Lodge and Resort. Jenifer Dobbs. Yep. The Wisconsin Dells Automotion Classic Car Show will be back. And it will continue to welcome classic…


294: Joe and Amanda Martin – New Season of Iron Resurrection.

(Season 14 EP 5) We will be calling Joe and Amanda Martin who wanted to talk about the new season of Iron Resurrection. Season 4 starts on the Wednesday, January 29th. The TV shows will start on Wednesday, February 5th – check your cable provider for channels and times. This season the Martin Brothers…


293: Keith Haddock, England’s Hot Rod Rebel

(Season 14 EP 4) Jo Coddington approached us at the SEMA 2019 show and said we had to meet this cool hot rod kid from England. It only took us a few minutes, after meeting Keith Haddock, to know that he is a master of fabrication and paint. From the photographs of his builds and…


292: Marc Methot, publisher of CARtoons Magazine.

(Season 14 EP 3) Marc Methot is the crazy publisher of CARtoons Magazine. This magazine has changed ownership several times since 1959. A few drag racing guys and a few cool artists decided to put something together for fun lovin’ kids. It instantly became a favorite rag. As a kid you bought your Mad Magazine…


291: Greg’s Speed Shop

(Season 14 EP 2) We had a conversation with Greg and Leah Stelse about their speed shop located in Waupaca, Wisconsin. If you haven’t heard of Greg’s Speed Shop – you will. Since 2018 they have been in automotive magazines and invited to participate in local and national events. Greg and Leah decided to build…


290: Meeting up Ian Roussel from Full Custom Garage.

(Season 14 EP 1) Ian Roussel creates unique (sometime crazy) vehicles that we haven’t seen fabricated since Ed Roth, George Barris or Daryl Starbird. He never shows any fear – even dissecting a VW body into 10 pieces. He completely explodes any vehicle apart and reassembles them beyond any recognition. It’s in the same spirit…


289: A Report from Global Auto Salon and Old School Matching Paint.

(Season 13 EP 52) Nancy and Mike Ring, Ring Brothers share with us their trip to the inaugural Global Auto Salon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This show was massive in scale, with automobiles, designers, builders, artist and stunt drivers. Mike describes the event as a “Automotive Carnival”. Nancy will talk about the culture and about…


288: A Christmas present for a true car friend.

(Season 13: EP 51) If you follow Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio, then you know about our friend Bob Bennett. He operates Bennett Coachworks, one of the country’s best hot rod shops, located in Milwaukee. Recently, he was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome. It’s a disease that can quickly spread, eventually paralyzing your whole body. In Bob’s…


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Some Highlights

Troy Trepanier - winner 2017 SEMA
Ring Brothers - Mike and Jim
Joe Martin - Iron Resurrection
Ted Vernon - South Beach Classics
Dave Kindig - Bitchn' Rides
James Wheary - Nash
Ralph Holguin, RMD Garage
Bob Bennett - Bennett Coachworks
Bob Ashton - Muscle Car and Corvette
Wayne Carini - Chasing Classic Cars
Karen Salvaggio - Car Girl Extraordinary
Steve Darnell - Vegas Rat Rods
Noah Alexander - Speed is the New Black
Mark Worman - Grave Yard Carz
Johnathon Klinger - Haggerty
Kevin Flood - UK
Jo Coddington - American Hot Rod
KC Mathieu - KC's Paint Shop
Jay Leno - Jay's Garage
John Force
Darryl Starbird - Custom Builder
Donald Osborne
Colin Comer
Jason Wilson - Douche Larouche Motorcycle Club
Jimmy Shine
Gary Klutt - Legendary Motorcar Company
John "Gunner" Gunnell - Author
Gary Esse - Swap Meets
Colby Martin SEMA - SANS
Stacey David - GEARZ
Chip Foose
Jose Fuentes, Imports
Jeff Johnson - AlStar
Darryl Stuermer - Genesis
Dan Short - Fantom Works
Jessi Combs
Cary Brobeck - Easy Rider
Dave Frieburger - Road Kill
Barry Mequiar
Adam Genei - Mobsteel
John Kraman - Mecum Auctions
Rick Dore - Custom Builder
Tommy Christmas - Fat n Furious
Dennis Pittsenbarger
Slick - Highway to Hell
Aaron Kaufman - Fast n Loud
Chuck Palumbo
Lou Santiago - Car Fix
Richard Rawlings - Fast n Loud
Don Prudhomme
Tom McEwen
Corky Coker
Gene Winfield - Custom Builder
TV Tommy IVO
Danny Koker - Counting Cars
Edsel B Ford
Faith Granger
Henry Winkler
Linda Vaughn
Big Daddy Don Garlits

A visit to Cuba
Traffic intersection cameras
World of Wheels
Muscle Car and Corvettes
History of Nash
Elements of a Stance
Storing your classic
Atlanta Rhythm Section
Mobil Tire Repair
Yellowstone Trail
Car Shows, Car Shows, Car Shows
Coach building
Harley Davidson Museum
Ma Ma Tried Motorcycle Show
Great Lakes Dragaway
Blessing your vehicle
Largest Swap Meet in the Midwest
6 or 12 volt - positive or negative ground?
A visit from Jay Leno in Wisconsin Dells
Guardians of Children Belle City Chapter
Bikers Against Child Abuse
UK motoring laws
Southern Illinois car shows
The wreck of the Hemi Under Glass
Cars from a Women's Perspective
History of Car Clubs
SEMA Action Network
Music with the Cowsills