Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio Show and Podcast

237: SHAG from Iron Resurrection TV Show

Jayson “Shag” Arrington is best known for his role on the hit TV show “Iron Resurrection”. However, Shag is much more than the haggler presented on the show. He is a marketing guru, entrepreneur and animal lover. Recently, he helped founded Your Biker Gang, which offers you to form your own biker gang and tour…


236: Javier “Shorty” Ponce from Iron Resurrection

Everyone who watch’s the automotive TV hit series Iron Resurrection knows this guy can paint. They also know him as Shorty. On the show he works along side one of the best fab teams in the business of building cars and motorcycles. When he blows the big whistle everyone comes running to help because it…


235: Joe and Amanda Martin, Iron Resurrection + Chris Slack, GM Performance Parts

Here are two more interviews we did at the 2018 SEMA show.   Joe and Amanda Martin Motortrend’s Iron Resurrection We talked about the crew at the shop, what projects are coming up and what they thought about this year’s 2018 SEMA show. Chris Slack Gandrud’s Parts Center Chris brought his high performance parts to…


234: Butch Brinza, Famous Custom Painter and Artist

How many of us can say they were friends with other great artist and customizers like Von Dutch, Ed Roth, Willy G. Davidson, Tommy the Greek, Dean Jeffries and more. Butch is famous for solving tough creative applications for cars, motorcycles and boats. We heard he loves talking about paint. Why shouldn’t he – –…


233: Jim and Mike Ring, Ring Brothers + Dennis Gage, My Classic Car

Jim and Mike Ring Ring Brothers  The brothers are internationally known custom car builders. They continue to set the quality of the build at very high standards. However, they are also known for their innovative parts. They have offer a large line of hardware, body pieces, interior and exterior components, engine bay, brakes and wheels.…


232: Ira Gabriel from SEMA and Frank Gabrielli from Battery Saver Technology

Guest: Ira Gabriel is with SEMA and Frank Gabrielli created Battery Saver Technology.   Ira Gabriel SEMA Vice President and Marketing We talked with Ira about his recent research into the purchasing patterns of 18 to 34 year-old. Until now it’s been a subject often just talked about – with no actual data. Ira’s team…


231: Jo Coddington, American Hot Rod and Stacey David, GEARZ

We begin our WHRR SEMA Series of interviews with Stacey David from GEARZ and Jo Coddington from American Hot Rod. Stacey David GEARZ TV Show on Velocity and MAV channels. Stacey has been a friend of every car nut for over 20 years. His popular GEARZ show cuts a wide path of interests. We have watched him…


230: Bob Ashton, Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 10th Anniversary

Guest: Bob Ashton, Director The Tenth Annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show, the world’s largest all indoor specialty event devoted to muscle cars and Corvettes. November 17 & 18, 2018 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL Click here for ticket information.  Celebrating our 10-year anniversary, the show will feature over 550 of the world’s rarest and…


229: The Boys Will Be Coming Home From SEMA

This week’s show will have to be a prerecorded show because the boys will be in the air on their way home from the world’s largest automotive convention. So before they left they jammed in a lot of cool music with less talk. So enjoy a little bit of rockabilly, rock n roll, soul and…


228: Munsters and Monsters! In the spirit of Halloween

Munster cars like the Munster Koach and the Drag-u-la and then the #1 horror film Christine. We will be having a great time talking about kookie and scary cars. We thought with Halloween upon us we should dedicate some chatter to those icon cars that were the stars of a TV show or movie lot.


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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