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Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

282: Jay Leno, Jo Coddington and Wayne Carini

(Season 13 EP 45) Automotive Aftermarket Report with Jay Leno, Jo Coddington, Wayne Carini. This is a series of interviews conducted at the 2019 SEMA convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) is the largest organization that supports the automotive aftermarket. Part one in the series: Interviews with Jay Leno with…


281: Colby Martin with SEMA Action Network

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is a nationwide partnership between vehicle clubs, enthusiasts and members of the specialty auto parts industry who want to protect their hobby. Founded in 1997, the SAN was designed to help stamp out legislative threats to the automotive hobby and pass favorable laws. We are going to have Colby Martin…


280: Two of TV’s coolest cats, Ian Roussel and Joe Zolpher.

(Season 13 EP 43) Ian Roussel of Full Custom Garage and Joe Zolpher of Garage Squad. Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio will have two cool cats on the same bill. It’s going to be a full show. Ian Roussel is a favorite because he builds artful rides that channels Ed Roth and Gene Winfield. He creates…


279: Hospital bedside with Milwaukee’s mechanic, Bob Bennett

(Season 13, EP 42) Bob Bennett is owner of Bennett Coachworks located in downtown Milwaukee. His team has builds that have won international prestigious awards like Pebble Beach Concourse. However, Bob is still an everyday hot rodder. He has supported the local car scene for years. Throwing his support behind car shows and hosting classes…


278: Mark Taylor with P. F. and the Flatheads band.

(Season 13 EP 40) P. F. and the Flatheads band have earned the reputation for putting on shows that make everyone want to dance. Even those hard core “I can’t dance” tough guys even find their way to the floor. The band go flat out in playing rock and roll. Mark Taylor is one of…


277: One man’s mission to keep hot rodding alive.

(Season 13, EP 40) Our guest will be Kenny Earls, owner of Earls’s Hot Rod Shop and the man who decided to do something about working with the youth. Keeping Hot Rodding Alive has been a dream of Kenny Earls since he was a kid. He was that teenager who wanted to learn everything he…


276: Investigating a multi-million dollar car heist from Milwaukee.

(Season 13, EP 39) Programming note: Painter legend Butch Brinza will be sitting in the studio with us. Our guest will be Joseph Ford. Joe’s career would make a great TV show. He searches for stolen rare automobiles. Tracking talented thieves throughout the black market. Joe is tough, smart and never gives up. His latest…


275: Brother JD from TV’s Wrench Wars

(Season 13 EP 38) MOOSE MAN-BULANCE! Brother JD is a popular celebrity who has crafted such TV shows as Turn n Burn, Wrench Wars and his traveling adventures he calls Nationwide Danger Ride. We were honored when Brother JD and his girl friend – wife Lexi stopped by Milwaukee while on their American tour. They…


274: Butch Brinza, legendary automotive / cycle painter and artist.

(Season 13 EP 37) Guest Butch Brinza will be talking about his up-and-coming appearance in the Milwaukee, WI area. He will be bringing some of his recent artwork where he will be surrounded by historic cars that represent his talents. Butch will be at the Granville BID Car, Truck and Motorcycle Spectacular, Sunday, September 22,…


273: Mike Zabonik from Iron Resurrection, Mary Hoehne from Granville Car and Truck Spectacular and Mark Taylor from P.F. Flatheads Rock n Roll.

(Season 13 EP 36) Holy Cow! What a great show this is. We will put a call to Mike Zabonik from the TV show Iron Resurrection. Mike, along with Shorty will be coming to the Milwaukee area on Sunday, September 22nd. Check out Iron Resurrection. Mary Hoehne has a major announcement regarding the location change…


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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