Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

251: View Point from a Young Car Owner, Alex Licau

We met Alex at the Milwaukee World of Wheels show. He came up to our Famous Flying Flyer Table and asked why most car shows don’t allow certain cars to join in. After a lengthy discussion – we thought why not put this conversation on the radio. So we invited Alex to join us.


250: Brew City Gassers and Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club

Guests: Brew City Gassers; Mark Davis, John Reidenbach, Brad Jancarik and Wisconsin Car Enthusiast Club; Alex Martinez Brew City Gassers are presenting the “Out-Of-Sight” Drags from June 14 – 15th at the oldest continuously operating drag strip in America – Great Lakes Drag-a-way. Wisconsin Car Enthusiast ClubAlex Martinez – President This group comes together from all…


249: Charlie Weddle, Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame

In the 70’s Charlie Weddle became known as “The Black Fox” as he drove his 1970 Chevelle. However, he started his career competing in the local race tracks in the early 60’s. In 1965 he placed 5th overall in the Milwaukee area Sportsman Stock car point standings at the Slinger, Cedarburg, Hales Corners and the…


248: Dennis Pittsenbarger host of Discovery’s Sticker Shock

Discovery’s Sticker Shock is a show where owners let professional appraisers put a price on their favorite ride. As a host Dennis Pittsenbarger interviews the owner of a car to find out what they think their car is worth. Then Dennis along with the appraiser evaluates the car and determines what they think it’s worth….


247: Colby Martin, SEMA Action Network (SANS)

Who is watching out for you and your car collection? Sometimes state and national lawmakers put forth laws that will jeopardize your ability to drive your vehicle. Colby Martin is the director of the SEMA’s Action Network. Their role is to monitor, educate and lobby to senators and congress. They continue to alert subscribers of…


246: No Frills RING Girls – The Ring Sisters (in-laws)

Guest: Nancy and Peggy Ring, Ring Brothers. Everyone knows the name “Ring Brothers”. They are premier custom car builders who have been recognized by top industry leaders and builders. However, what about their spouses? Nancy (Mike) Ring and Peggy (Jim) Ring. They work behind the scenes assuring things stay together in the shop. We thought…


245: Jo Coddington in Queensland, Australia and Jim Tolkan from ADAMM

Guest: Jo Coddington and Pete Neale from Pete’s Hot Rod Shop in Queensland, Australia and Jim Tolkan of the Automotive Dealers Association of Mega Milwaukee.   Jo Coddington and Pete Neale Jo Coddington is going to give a report from the Moon Shine Hot Rod Run in Australia. It’s a week long event that includes…


244: Bob Bennett and the Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show

Bob Bennett of Bennett Coachworks will be showcasing his builds at the 2019 Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show presented the ADAMM. The week long event is held from February 23rd through March 3rd. For more information about Bennett Coachworks For more information about the Greater Milwaukee International Car & Truck Show


243: Ma Ma Tried Motorcycle Show Preview and Jimmy Shine Kustom Kulture

Guests: Warren Heir Jr. and Scott Johnson with Ma Ma Tried + Jimmy Shine Speed Shop   Ma Ma Tried Motorcycle Show and Flat Out Friday Racing Warren Heir Jr and Scott Johnson started this crazy cool motorcycle weekend with a goal of combining all types of motorcycles sports. From choppers, ice, rally, round track,…


242: Dave Smith with Factory Five and Milwaukee World of Wheels Preview

Guests Dave Smith, Factory Five Racing + Christopher Stratman with Pinstripe Legends and Bruce Tschida with Milwaukee World of Wheels. Dave Smith is the owner and creative genius of the Factory Five Racing Company. Their motto is “Built, Not Bought!”. Factory Five Racing started in a garage and has grown to become the largest manufacturer…


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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