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Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

356: Gary Esse, Jefferson Swap Meet and Car Show

(Season 15 EP 15) This Week’s Topics: Guest: Gary Esse, Spring Jefferson Car Swap & Meet Gary is the founder of Madison Classics which organizes the Spring Jefferson, Elkhorn and Fall Jefferson swap meet and car show. They are very proud to host 44 years of the spring event. Their website lists this one as…


355: Andrew Rose, OnStar Insurance Services

(Season 15 EP 14) This Week’s Topics: Guest: Andrew Rose, President of OnStar Insurance Services GM announced it will take its relentless focus on safety and delivering a world-class customer experience one step further with OnStar Insurance. GM’s new insurance agency, OnStar Insurance Services, will be the exclusive agent for OnStar Insurance.  A vehicle is one…


354: Garage Repairs Illegal?

(Season 15 EP 13) This Week’s Topics: Garage Repairs Illegal? Ok…Ok… its only illegal in the Sacramento County in California as of 2019.  Click here to read the law. What the hell do we care what Cali folks do? This is the Midwest and we don’t put up with that crap. Minnesota is drafting California…


353: Introducing the RAM Group, Inc.

(Season 15 EP 12) This Week’s Topics: Meet the RAM Group, Inc. Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio is proud to introduce our newest sponsor – RAM Group, Inc. They are a leader in full color wearable apparel. The images are printed over the entire garment. Traditional methods of screening on a t-shirt limit the image size…


352: What the HELL is going on?

(Season 15 EP 11) This Week’s Topics: “Another car show cancelled! Their car show is listed…but the promoters said they aren’t having one! The car show changed locations again!” “WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON?!” This week’s topic will center on what the hell is going on. To help we will have Paul Adamec in…


351: One full hour of hot rod songs. Vol. 2

(Season 15 EP 10) A full hour of “Not Your Average Hot Rod Songs” volume 2. Playlist:One piece at a time That thing could fly Jukebox drive My Bonneville If I had a car Big Wednesday Thunder Road Every woman should know Lucille Flat tire No gas Wierdos drag 1320 Stand on it Born to…


350: A full hour of “Not Your Average” Hot Rod songs. Vol. 1

(Season 15 EP 9) A full hour of “Not Your Average Hot Rod” songs – Volume 1 Playlist: Hot rod roadster High speed pursuit No place to park This old truck Hot rod baby Corvette baby Shut down Folsom prison blues Parramatta hot rod man Junkyard Take a ride with me Giddy up ding dong…


349: Vince Heywood, Young Gun.

(Season 15 EP 8) This Week’s Topics: Vince Heywood – Young Gun Car Guy. For years, Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio has appreciated those young kids that build cool rides. We don’t care if they drive traditional, rat rods, imports, drifters, trucks, muscle or skate boards. Right now, they are what we were back in our…


348: Victor Cacho – Client / Collaborator with Full Custom Garage.

(Season 15 EP 7) This Week’s Topics: Victor Cacho – The creative force behind many of the builds. This is a 4-part series on the Full Custom Garage experience.Part 1 – January 23, 2021 Link to podcastIan Roussel, the man himself Part 2 – January 30, 2021 Link to podcastBrooks Ferrell, Executive Producer Part 3 – February…


347: Johnny “Jalopy” Wood – Funky cartoonist contributor to Full Custom Garage.

(Season 15 EP 6) This Week’s Topic: Johnny “Jalopy” Wood – Custom Contraption Concept Artist / Cartoonist. This is a 4-part series on the Full Custom Garage experience.Part 1 – January 23, 2021 Link to podcastIan Roussel, the man himself Part 2 – January 30, 2021 Link to podcastBrooks Ferrell, Executive Producer Part 3 – February…


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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