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Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

336: Meltdown Drags Association.

(Season 14 EP 46) Guests Eric and Jeff Koopmeiners, two of the seven original founders of the Meltdown Drags Association. Eric and Jeff felt it was time to publicly speak, for the group, about the Meltdown Drags. They reached out to Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio to give an exclusive interview. What did become of this…


335: We have a few questions to ask yah.

(Season 14 EP 45) This week’s show topics will include: We have a few questions to ask yah. “Do you nose where we can find a really good automotive junk yard?” Steve Magnante asked the question, during the break, in last week’s interview “Do you guys know of any cool junkyards in your area?” He…


334: Steve Magnante, Road Kill’s Junk Yard Gold.

(Season 14 EP 44) This week’s show topics will include: Guest: Steve Magnante, Road Kill’s Junk Yard Gold on Motortrend and a Historian on the Barrett-Jackson Auctions. See Steve’s website for more information… There is so much material and only 30 minutes to get it all out. His TV identity. He is best known for…


333: Halloween High Performance Parts.

(Season 14 EP 43) This week’s show topics will include: Guest: Chris Slack, Gandrud High Performance Center According to Chris, car guys are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic “stay at home” orders. The volume of orders coming through his parts department are through the roof. We wanted let everyone know that Chris maintains a…


332: From Racing to Roofing.

(Season 14 EP 42) This week’s show topics will include: Racing to Roofing We will be talking with Brian Jaeger owner of Performance Roofing Systems about his strong need to rescue vintage race cars. Through the years he has been quietly acquiring historic stock cars and dragsters. Knocking the rust off, carefully pounding out the…


331: Storage Tips and Tricks

(Season 14 EP 41) This week’s show topics will include: Storage tips and tricks You dudes and dudettes that live in the winter belts know that this time of year we are thinking of getting our rides ready for hibernation. (all others enjoy your warm weather… damn it) In some areas – like Wisconsin –…


330: Grocery store pop-up car shows?

(Season 14 EP 40) This week’s show topics will include: The townspeople were great and welcomed car enthusiasts. Last week Captn’ Bob and Arlo were in the little town of Delafield, Wisconsin for a car show. The promoters tried to keep everyone safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. The streets were lined with classics, hot rods,…


329: Going! Going! Gone!

(Season 14 EP 39) This week’s show topics will include: Going! Going! Gone! Joe Opperman from the Iola Car Show will be on the show sharing details about their auction. This unique event offers everyone a chance to bid on exciting items that were donated to support local charities. If you don’t want to bid…


328: It’s A Show About Nothing?

(Season 14 EP 38) This week’s show topics will include: What happened this week. Captn’ Bob and Arlo will share some of the cool things that happened this past week. The City of Greenfield show was more than expected. The number of cars registered was over the top.  Then walking about at the Wisconsin Truck…


327: Dennis Gage is everywhere, or is he?

(Season 14 EP 38) This week’s show topics will include: Dennis Gage is everywhere, or is he? We keep hearing Dennis is coming to this car show and then that car show. We reached out to him one day and asked “are you really coming nearby?” His reply was “I haven’t been anywhere since this…


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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