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  • True Car Guy | SEGEMENT 5 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 7 min
    What does Shelby American's Vice President of Sales and Marketing drive? Gary Patterson has us green with envy! Find out why.
  • Pure Performance | SEGEMENT 6 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 7 min
    When you think of performance cars, Ford Mustangs are always top of mind. We give Mustangs some love, and then Ford's Jim Owens shares how his love for pony cars got sparked.
  • Car Nirvana | FULL SHOW | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 43 min
    We're broadcasting live from the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Las Vegas with our new host, Dan Longenette! Segment 1: Meet Dan Dan Longenette has been a true car guy since he was a tot. He takes the helm of Street Rod & Custom Radio while on location at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas. The Drive's Alan Taylor joins in on the shenanigans. Segment 2: Barrett-Jackson 101 From a '59 Impala to a Chevelle LS6 454, our new host Dan may well be in car-paradise! Today he meets a long time personal hero, Craig Jackson, who shares the origin story of Barrett-Jackson. Segment 3: RPM Owner of Rare Performance Motorcars, Joe Petralia has brought 18 cars (and two boats) to sell at Barrett-Jackson Las...
  • RPM | SEGEMENT 3 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 8 min
    Owner of Rare Performance Motorcars, Joe Petralia has brought 18 cars (and two boats) to sell at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas. Joe fills us in his cars that are primed to cross the auction block.
  • Meet Dan | SEGEMENT 1 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 7 min
    Dan Longenette has been a true car guy since he was a tot. He takes the helm of Street Rod & Custom Radio while on location at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas. The Drive's Alan Taylor joins in on the shenanigans.
  • Shelby American | SEGEMENT 4 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 9 min
    Shelby American has a brand new facility, and Gary Patterson says to come on down for a free tour! Then, we find out about the ever-evolving relationship between Ford and Shelby, and gives us a glimpse into the life of Carroll Shelby.
  • Barrett-Jackson 101 | SEGEMENT 2 | #87

    Sep 30, 2014 | 8 min
    From a '59 Impala to a Chevelle LS6 454, our new host Dan may well be in car-paradise! Today he meets a long time personal hero, Craig Jackson, who shares the origin story of Barrett-Jackson.
  • A Look Back | FULL SHOW | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 42 min
    After many great years, Brad and Pete are handing over the reigns of Street Rod & Custom Radio to a new host. Tune in for our farewell episode as we take a look back at the people, products and events that make the car hobby great! Segment 1: Business is good! Brad and Pete take a moment to reflect on the great times and interviews they've had hosting Street Rod & Custom Radio. Then, as SEMA approaches, Brad is getting very busy at Bonspeed Wheels. We get a behind the scenes look at the custom wheel business. Segment 2: SEMA Preview Pete fills us in on a rock and roll car show on the horizon called SEMA Ignited. Attendees will get a preview of the Whiskey Runner driven by none other than Bil...
  • Saying Goodbye | SEGMENT 6 | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 7 min
    As their businesses are revving up, Brad and Pete are stepping away from the mic. Don't worry, you'll hear from them again soon! In the mean time, find Brad on Facebook @Bonspeed Brad Fanshaw, and find Pete at SO-CAL Speed Shop Pamona.
  • Wise Words | SEGMENT 5 | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 8 min
    Could you pick a favorite episode of Street Rod & Custom? Brad remembers a hilarious show with Adam Carolla, Christopher Titus, and Jimmy Shine. Then, Brad and Pete offer some sage advice to help you succeed in the car industry.
  • Business is good! | SEGMENT 1 | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 6 min
    Brad and Pete take a moment to reflect on the great times and interviews they've had hosting Street Rod & Custom Radio. Then, as SEMA approaches, Brad is getting very busy at Bonspeed Wheels. We get a behind the scenes look at the custom wheel business.
  • Top Events | SEGMENT 4 | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 8 min
    What are Brad and Pete's favorite car shows to attend? Hot August Nights, SEMA, Run to the Sun, and the Grand National Roadster Show all make the list. Find out why.
  • SEMA Preview | SEGMENT 2 | #86

    Sep 24, 2014 | 7 min
    Pete fills us in on a rock and roll car show on the horizon called SEMA Ignited. Attendees will get a preview of the Whiskey Runner driven by none other than Billy Gibbons.
  • Team Galpin | FULL SHOW | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 42 min
    Get ready for a rev'ved up edition of Street Rod the Lifetime Achievement Awards, and MB2 Raceway Go Kart Track. Segment 3: Preserving History How did Dave Shuten go from a tool manufacturer to a car restoration and fabrication expert at Galpin Auto Sports? Dave fills us in on his journey, and some of the iconic restoration projects that he's undertaken. Segment 4: New Projects One of our favorite Galpin recreations was the 1965 Ford Econoline "Back-Up Truck." Dave Shuten tells us the history of this unique vehicle before giving us a preview of what's in the GAS project queue. Then, we talk about the era of race cars that doubles as beautiful and bad ass. Segment 5: The Grasshopper The Gran...
  • New Projects | SEGMENT 4 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 8 min
    One of our favorite Galpin recreations was the 1965 Ford Econoline "Back-Up Truck." Dave Shuten tells us the history of this unique vehicle before giving us a preview of what's in the GAS project queue. Then, we talk about the era of race cars that doubles as beautiful and bad ass.
  • Charity Race | SEGMENT 6 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 7 min
    CarCast's Matt D'Andria is phoning in from the Irwindale Speedway for the Justice Brothers celebrity-charity race to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Learn more about how you can catch a great race and benefit a worthy cause.
  • The Grasshopper | SEGMENT 5 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 9 min
    The Grand National Roadster Show is not for the faint of heart; cars rolling in are the creme de la creme. Dave Shuten is endeavoring to restore an infamous 1915 Model T-Roadster called "The Grasshopper" that will give the competition a run for their money. Find out more.
  • Galpin Car Show | SEGMENT 2 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 6 min
    If you're in the LA Area this Sunday, you don't want to miss the Galpin Custom Car Show! Steve McCord tells about some of the highlights including; the Lifetime Achievement Awards, and MB2 Raceway Go Kart Track.
  • SEMA Ignites | SEGMENT 1 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 7 min
    As we head into fall, we look forward to the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Brad and Pete share upcoming SEMA plans. Then, from Galpin Auto Sports, Steve McCord fills us in on the 3rd Annual Galpin Custom Car Show.
  • Preserving History | SEGMENT 3 | #85

    Sep 17, 2014 | 8 min
    How did Dave Shuten go from a tool manufacturer to a car restoration and fabrication expert at Galpin Auto Sports? Dave fills us in on his journey, and some of the iconic restoration projects that he's undertaken.
  • Celebrating Steve Stanford | FULL SHOW | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 43 min
    Today we're honoring someone who has made a significant impact in the hot rod hobby. We're broadcasting from the opening of the Steve Stanford exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Segment 1: Sketch to Street The man himself, Steve Stanford is at the mic for our special broadcast from the Petersen Automotive Museum. Find out what it's like for Steve to go from a conceptual design to real-life rolling art. Segment 2: Hot Rod Underground Fellow artist, Robert Williams, describes working with Ed "Big Daddy" Roth in the 1960's as a wonderful revelation in his life. Robert shares stories from this adventurous period. Segment 3: Artistic Greats When flipping through Hot Rod Magazine, Robert W...
  • Artistic Greats | SEGMENT 3 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 8 min
    When flipping through Hot Rod Magazine, Robert Willliams started to see a new name gracing the glossy pages. Robert pays credit to Steve's unique and iconic designs. Then, our legendary panel reminisces about former Hot Rod Magazine Senior Editor, Gray Baskerville.
  • Wild Bill Carter | SEGMENT 5 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 8 min
    From customs to funny cars, Wild Bill Carter's use of color and design has inspired generations of automotive painters and fabricators. Wild Bill, Pure Vision's Steve Strope, and Carcast's Matt D'Andria discuss some of their favorite paint jobs.
  • Hot Rod Underground | SEGMENT 2 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 6 min
    Fellow artist, Robert Williams, describes working with Ed "Big Daddy" Roth in the 1960's as a wonderful revelation in his life. Robert shares stories from this adventurous period.
  • Golden Age | SEGMENT 6 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 7 min
    Remember when Funny Cars still had cool names, amazing paint jobs, and show-stopping drivers? We ruminate on this nostalgic and exciting era.
  • Sketch to Street | SEGMENT 1 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 7 min
    The man himself, Steve Stanford is at the mic for our special broadcast from the Petersen Automotive Museum. Find out what it's like for Steve to go from a conceptual design to real-life rolling art.
  • Batmobile on the Block | SEGMENT 4 | #84

    Sep 11, 2014 | 9 min
    American automotive designer and builder, George Barris joins the show. We discuss the electric atmosphere when George's famous Batmobile crossed the block at Barrett-Jackson.
  • ENCORE: Bob Bauder | FULL SHOW | #84

    Aug 30, 2014 | 43 min
    Legendary car builder, Bob Bauder joins us this week on Street Rod Willie Nelson's 80's era tour bus is in "high demand" on Craigslist, and Big Daddy Don Garlits is breaking records. Then, we welcome Bob Bauder to the show. Segment 3: On the Mountain Looking back on Bob Bauder's career, we discuss the notable moments, coworkers, and clients that he has worked with; Jerry Morlan, Tom Vogley, and Vern Luce. Segment 4: Fun Times Did you know that Boyd Coddington used to work as a machinist at Disneyland? Legendary car builder, Bob Bauder discusses the start of his career with Boyd. Segment 5: Clay Smith Roadster We learn about a historic highboy, the Clay Smith Roadster. Bob Bauder fills us in...
  • ENCORE: Business is Good! | SEGMENT 1 | #84

    Aug 30, 2014 | 7 min
    There was a rough go of it in the automotive industry for several years. Brad and Pete celebrate that business is now on the rise! Changing gears, Brad gives the latest Top Fuel racing news, and we talk about Brad's recent trip.
  • ENCORE: In the News | SEGMENT 2 | #84

    Aug 30, 2014 | 6 min
    First up in this segment is the latest auto news; Willie Nelson's 80's era tour bus is in "high demand" on Craigslist, and Big Daddy Don Garlits is breaking records. Then, we welcome Bob Bauder to the show.
  • Inside & Out | FULL SHOW | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 43 min
    This week we're talking the In's and Out's of car building with expert painter, Darryl Hollenbeck of Vintage Color Studio, and creative interior genius, Tracy Weaver of Recovery Room Interiors. Segment 1: Sneak Preview Tune in next week when we cover the Steve Stanford exhibit opening at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Then, we discuss the two year renovation underway at the Petersen. Segment 2: Pleasanton Car Show Beautiful weather, laid back atmosphere, and sweet cars; the Good Guys Pleasanton Car Show epitomizes California cool! Vintage Color Studio's Darryl Hollenbeck is our man on the street. Segment 3: Rust Requested Award winning car painter, Darryl Hollenbeck says that he was born in...
  • Pleasanton Car Show | SEGMENT 2 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 7 min
    Beautiful weather, laid back atmosphere, and sweet cars; the Good Guys Pleasanton Car Show epitomizes California cool! Vintage Color Studio's Darryl Hollenbeck is our man on the street.
  • Recovery Room Interiors | SEGMENT 5 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 7 min
    How did Recovery Room Interiors' Tracy Weaver get his start doing creative, unique custom upholstery? Tracy says that he's always had a knack and love for working on custom cars.
  • Rust Requested | SEGMENT 3 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 8 min
    Award winning car painter, Darryl Hollenbeck says that he was born into the car industry. Darryl shares his latest project where he adds patina onto a vehicle to make it look like a barn find.
  • Wise Words | SEGMENT 6 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 7 min
    Tracy Weaver offers the key to a successful custom interior; make sure that the vision of the design is continuous from beginning to end. An interior should enhance, but not overshadow a car. Then, we find out what's in the project queue for Recovery Room Interiors.
  • Sneak Preview | SEGMENT 1 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 6 min
    Tune in next week when we cover the Steve Stanford exhibit opening at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Then, we discuss the two year renovation underway at the Petersen.
  • Color Changes | SEGMENT 4 | #82

    Aug 23, 2014 | 9 min
    Pete wants to know: how does expert painter, Darryl Hollenbeck handle a color change project over an existing so-so paint job? Just because it's shiny, doesn't mean it will be an easy re-paint!
  • Auctions & Salt Fever | FULL SHOW | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 42 min
    Summer is quickly ending, and we're getting in as many automotive events as possible! We're talking about Monterey Car Week, Barrett-Jackson, Burbank and Auburn Auction, and Bonneville Speed Week. Segment 1: Ferrari 250 GTO Monterey Car Week is in full effect, and it's much bigger than just Pebble Beach and the Historic Races. During this year's car auction, a notable Ferrari 250 GTO broke records selling for over $38 million! Brad and Pete ask, "When is $38 million not enough?" Segment 2: Auctions America Burbank Auctions America had a great showing at the second annual Burbank event. Megan Boyd shares some of the stand outs including the "Unknown Roadster," a true-blue 1931 Ford; and Gene ...
  • Auctions America Burbank | SEGMENT 2 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 7 min
    Auctions America had a great showing at the second annual Burbank event. Megan Boyd shares some of the stand outs including the "Unknown Roadster," a true-blue 1931 Ford; and Gene Winfield's 1935 Ford shop truck.
  • Lite 'Em Up! | SEGMENT 5 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 8 min
    Not one, but three cackling top fuel dragsters were lit off at sunset during the SEMA Garage Open House. Mike Spagnola describes this moment, and delves into other great cars that were featured.
  • Ferrari 250 GTO | SEGMENT 1 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 6 min
    Monterey Car Week is in full effect, and it's much bigger than just Pebble Beach and the Historic Races. During this year's car auction, a notable Ferrari 250 GTO broke records selling for over $38 million! Brad and Pete ask, "When is $38 million not enough?"
  • Auburn Auction | SEGMENT 3 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 7 min
    We're getting to the end of summer and that means that we're getting closer to one of our favorite Labor Day traditions, the Auburn Auction. Megan Boyd from Auctions America shares the history behind the grand-daddy of classic car auctions, and previews distinguished cars to cross the block in Fall.
  • Salt Fever | SEGMENT 6 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 7 min
    Even though Bonneville Speed Week didn't go quite as planned this year (thanks rain!), SEMA's Mike Spagnola says that it still inspired Salt Fever. Mike describes the grass roots event that showcases the heart and soul of the industry.
  • Auction Love & SEMA Garage | SEGMENT 4 | #81

    Aug 16, 2014 | 8 min
    The car hobby is thriving making auctions a vacation destination for car lovers and their families. Pete and Brad talk about the growth of the industry. Changing gears, Mike Spagnola fills us in on the prep that went into the SEMA Garage Open House, and what tools are available there.
  • Hot August Nights Recap | FULL SHOW | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 43 min
    Bonspeed Brad Fanshaw wasn't able to make it out to Hot August Nights this year, so Pete Chapouris and Alan Taylor are filling him in on the incredible autos, fierce competitions, and happenings that make up this bucket-list event. Segment 1: It's a Lifestyle Pete Chapouris is back from the must-attend lifestyle event for automotive buffs, Hot August Nights. We learn a little about one of the cars in contention for the Barrett-Jackson Cup, a Buick with more than 10,000 work hours. Segment 2: High Caliber "These were the hardest decisions I've ever had to make in any kind of competition." Pete discusses the difficulty of judging a pool of elite cars. Segment 3: Tough Choices How do you choose...
  • So Much To Do | SEGMENT 6 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 7 min
    With so much to do during Hot August Nights, how do you choose? Grand Marshal and host of The Drive, Alan Taylor, gives us his recommendations.
  • High Caliber | SEGMENT 2 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 8 min
    "These were the hardest decisions I've ever had to make in any kind of competition." Pete discusses the difficulty of judging a pool of elite cars.
  • It's a Lifestyle | SEGMENT 1 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Pete Chapouris is back from the must-attend lifestyle event for automotive buffs, Hot August Nights. We learn a little about one of the cars in contention for the Barrett-Jackson Cup, a Buick with more than 10,000 work hours.
  • Grand Marshal Awards | SEGMENT 5 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 8 min
    The Barrett-Jackson Cup wasn't the only car competition during Hot August Nights. Alan shares his favorite cars from the 3rd Annual Grand Marshal Awards held at the Grand Sierra Resort.
  • Tough Choices | SEGMENT 3 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 8 min
    How do you choose between cars that all have incredible pedigrees? Pete breaks down the top four contenders for the Barrett-Jackson Cup.
  • Dodge Challenger Hellcat | SEGMENT 4 | #80

    Aug 14, 2014 | 9 min
    More than just classic cars and hot rods, Hot August Nights is a showcase for all things auto. Alan Taylor spent a good part of the event doing smoky burnouts in a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Find out what it feels like to unleash 707 HP on the streets of Reno.
  • Barrett-Jackson Cup | BONUS SEGMENT

    Aug 7, 2014 | 7 min
    No trailer queens allowed! The streets of Reno are lined with top-quality show cars, and our very own Pete Chapouris is one of three judges for the Barrett-Jackson Cup. Tune in next week where he will discuss the amazing winners of over 100 thousand dollars!
  • ENCORE: Hot August Nights | FULL SHOW | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 43 min
    Bonspeed Brad Fanshaw is hitting the streets at Hot August Nights in Reno, Nevada. Don't miss out! Segment 1: We're in Reno! This hour of Street Rod & Custom is coming to you directly from Hot August Nights in Reno, Nevada! Host Brad Fanshaw fills us in on what's going on at the event, including a car show that he had the opportunity to judge. Segment 2: Greening Automotive Host Brad Fanshaw is joined by Jesse Greening from Greening Automotive during Hot August Nights. Jesse, who is experiencing his first Hot August Nights, talks about his experience and what he's enjoyed so far. In addition, Jesse talks about what Greening Automotive does for their clients. Segment 3: Car Love Dave Marek fr...
  • ENCORE: Rods by Troy | SEGMENT 6 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 7 min
    We wrap up this hour of Street Rod & Custom by bringing on Troy Trepanier of Rad Rides by Troy. Host Brad Fanshaw talks with Troy about the Barrett-Jackson Cup at Hot August Nights. Troy also talks about what they'll have available at upcoming car shows.
  • ENCORE: Car Love | SEGMENT 3 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 8 min
    Dave Marek from Honda and Dick Messer from the Petersen Automotive Museum join host Brad Fanshaw. Dick takes some time to talk about how he developed a love for cars.
  • ENCORE: Fast N' Loud | SEGMENT 4 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 9 min
    Brad Fanshaw was able to wrangle the guys from Fast N' Loud and the Gas Monkey Garage, Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman, and Dennis Collins. The guys give their take on Hot August Nights and also what's to come with Gas Monkey Garage.
  • ENCORE: Aaron Hagar | SEGMENT 5 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 7 min
    Aaron Hagar, from Rat Runners Garage as well as the band FIGHTCLUB, sits down with host Brad Fanshaw and Dave Merrick. Aaron fills us in on the details of the band FIGHTCLUB and what they've got going on at Rat Runners Garage.
  • ENCORE: We're in Reno! | SEGMENT 1 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 6 min
    This hour of Street Rod & Custom is coming to you directly from Hot August Nights in Reno, Nevada! Host Brad Fanshaw fills us in on what's going on at the event, including a car show that he had the opportunity to judge.
  • ENCORE: Greening Automotive | SEGMENT 2 | #79

    Aug 3, 2014 | 7 min
    Host Brad Fanshaw is joined by Jesse Greening from Greening Automotive during Hot August Nights. Jesse, who is experiencing his first Hot August Nights, talks about his experience and what he's enjoyed so far. In addition, Jesse talks about what Greening Automotive does for their clients.
  • Syracuse Nationals Part II | BONUS EPISODE | #78

    Jul 31, 2014 | 34 min
    Enjoy this special bonus episode from the Syracuse Nationals! We learn more about the action at Artie's Party, find out how the Frantic Ford is bringing back the nostalgia of a 1970's drag race, and even go on a ride along in power-packed Chevrolet C10 Truck! Segment 1: Artie's Party Having a sick child can be stressful and heartbreaking. The Ronald McDonald House has a mission of keeping families together during times when they need is most. World renown pinstripe artists have come together at the Syracuse Nationals for Artie's Party to benefit this extraordinary charity. Beth Trunfio tells us more. Segment 2: Frantic Ford The dry hops, the long burn-outs, and the girls backing up the cars;...
  • Artie's Party | BONUS SEGMENT 1 | #78

    Jul 31, 2014 | 10 min
    Having a sick child can be stressful and heartbreaking. The Ronald McDonald House has a mission of keeping families together during times when they need is most. World renown pinstripe artists have come together at the Syracuse Nationals for Artie's Party to benefit this extraordinary charity. Beth Trunfio tells us more.
  • Frantic Ford | BONUS SEGMENT 2 | #78

    Jul 31, 2014 | 10 min
    The dry hops, the long burn-outs, and the girls backing up the cars; Frantic Ford is bringing back the 1970's drag strip experience. Al Liebman gives us a preview of upcoming events where you can witness this bad ass funny car in action.
  • Along for the Ride | BONUS SEGMENT 4 | #78

    Jul 31, 2014 | 9 min
    Hear the tires chirping, and engine revving as Brad records this special interview while on a ride along in a mean Chevy C10 truck.
  • Survivor Car | BONUS SEGMENT 3 | #78

    Jul 31, 2014 | 7 min
    Finding an untouched survivor car is a dream for many classic car lovers. Paul Straus gives us the details on a piece of hot rodding history, a 1931 Ford dragster that has been tucked away since the 60's.
  • Photography & Ultra4 | FULL SHOW | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 43 min
    Holy exciting show! Brad and Pete recap recent events before talking with automotive photographer extraordinaire, Peter Vincent, about his latest restoration project. Then, Jessi Combs and Theresa Contreras are in-studio to discuss the finer points of paint prep, and the joy of driving fast. Segment 1: Good Times and News The SEMA Garage is ready for business! Our very own Pete Chapouris reports on the exciting grand opening event. Plus, Pete shares the good news for the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts. Segment 2: Fine Art and Hot Rods 8,000 cars, autocross, live music, build-off competition, Artie's Party, and the Gene Winfield Award--Brad fills us in on the action at the 2014 Syracu...
  • Brag It Up | SEGMENT 6 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 7 min
    Jessi Combs is currently the fastest woman on four wheels with a top speed of 440 MPH, but it isn't quite fast enough for her. Find out how Jessi plans to push her land-speed limits. Then, Theresa Contreras gives us a sneak peek of SEMA 2014 projects.
  • The Real Deal | SEGMENT 4 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 9 min
    We have two women in studio who are experts at bending metal, welding and painting. Jessi Combs and Theresa Contreras discuss the arduous work of surface preparation and the satisfaction of a paint job well done.
  • Fine Art and Hot Rods | SEGMENT 2 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 6 min
    8,000 cars, autocross, live music, build-off competition, Artie's Party, and the Gene Winfield Award--Brad fills us in on the action at the 2014 Syracuse Nationals. Changing gears, automotive photographer Peter Vincent tells us about his latest project car; the Les Hawkins 15 oz. Fuel Coupe.
  • Going Old School | SEGMENT 3 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 8 min
    Peter Vincent has plans to run the Les Hawkins 15 oz. Fuel Coupe on the Salt Flats in Bonneville. What has inspired Peter to go from photographing amazing cars to restoring one? Find out.
  • Ultra4 | SEGMENT 5 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 8 min
    "She sees rocks, and she drives faster." Jessi Combs and Theresa Contreras are getting psyched for the 2015 King of Hammers event. We learn more about the Ultra4 Race Series.
  • Good Times and News | SEGMENT 1 | #77

    Jul 27, 2014 | 7 min
    The SEMA Garage is ready for business! Our very own Pete Chapouris reports on the exciting grand opening event. Plus, Pete shares the good news for the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts.
  • Syracuse Nationals | FULL SHOW | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 43 min
    We're broadcasting live from the Syracuse Nationals in New York to talk with your favorite builders and industry icons including Tucci Hot Rod's Dave Tucci, Gene Winfield, and John Jackson of Not Stock Photography. Segment 1: Tucci Hot Rods Tucci Hot Rods is representing in a big way at the 2014 Syracuse Nations. Dave Tucci shares the build details of their '37 Ford 5-Window Coupe chosen to compete in the 2014 Gene Winfield Award, and 1970 Ford Mustang Fastback collaboration with Detroit Speed. Segment 2: Gene Winfield Award How did the Gene Winfield Award begin at the Syracuse Nationals? We ask the man himself! Gene fills us in on the prize packages, judging requirements, and why he chose t...
  • Location, location, location! | SEGMENT 5 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 8 min
    John Jackson has produced stunning and iconic images of custom car creations for years. He fills us in on how to find the perfect location and capture a sinister sky all while having a great time on the road.
  • Winfield & Watson | SEGMENT 3 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 7 min
    The hot rod hobby has long been linked with charitable efforts. The Winfield & Watson Custom Car Gathering is not exception. Gene Winfield gives us a preview of what to expect at the 2014 event. Then, we find out how Gene got his start as a custom car designer.
  • Tucci Hot Rods | SEGMENT 1 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 7 min
    Tucci Hot Rods is representing in a big way at the 2014 Syracuse Nations. Dave Tucci shares the build details of their '37 Ford 5-Window Coupe chosen to compete in the 2014 Gene Winfield Award, and 1970 Ford Mustang Fastback collaboration with Detroit Speed.
  • Automotive Photography | SEGMENT 4 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 8 min
    What is it like to travel the nation taking photos of custom vehicles? From Not Stock Photography, John Jackson shares stories from the road.
  • Gene Winfield Award | SEGMENT 2 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 6 min
    How did the Gene Winfield Award begin at the Syracuse Nationals? We ask the man himself! Gene fills us in on the prize packages, judging requirements, and why he chose the six cars featured in this year's competition.
  • The Infamous Corvair Van | SEGMENT 6 | #76

    Jul 23, 2014 | 7 min
    Custom car photographer, John Jackson, travels the nation in a Chevrolet Corvair Van. We find out the story behind this interesting transportation choice. Then John shares what it's like to work in the industry.
  • Summer Events | FULL SHOW | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 43 min
    What's the best thing about summer time? The car shows! We give you the inside scoop on the Barrett-Jackson Cup, SEMA Garage Kickoff, Syracuse Nationals the Syracuse Nationals event is much more that your run of mill car show. Bob O'Connor fills us in on the event highlights. Segment 6: Come One, Come All There's something for everyone at the Syracuse Nationals in New York. Bob O'Connor and East Coast Artie invite you to come out and enjoy the art, music, fireworks, and amazing autos!
  • Artie's Party | SEGMENT 4 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 9 min
    The Syracuse Nationals are just around the corner. Artie's Party, a group of talented pinstripers, will be creating custom art pieces to raise money for children's charities. Find out more from Artie himself!
  • School's In Session | SEGMENT 1 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 6 min
    The Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts is providing unique learning opportunities for men and women interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. We take a moment to learn a little more about this great school.
  • Come One, Come All | SEGMENT 6 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 7 min
    There's something for everyone at the Syracuse Nationals in New York. Bob O'Connor and East Coast Artie invite you to come out and enjoy the art, music, fireworks, and amazing autos!
  • August Events | SEGMENT 2 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 7 min
    The Barrett-Jackson cup runneth over! The prize purse is now up to $117K. Pete Chapouris shares judging criteria and changes for this year's event. Also, we look forward to an upcoming Billy Gibbons concert in August.
  • SEMA Garage | SEGMENT 3 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 8 min
    The SEMA Garage is kicking off this week! The tools in the garage will allow smaller companies to get into the game with larger auto manufacturers. Brad and Pete discuss the different resources that will be available for SEMA Members.
  • Syracuse Nationals | SEGMENT 5 | #75

    Jul 17, 2014 | 7 min
    With over 300 vendors, 600 camp sites, a vintage race vehicle display, autocross racing, and art auction; the Syracuse Nationals event is much more that your run of mill car show. Bob O'Connor fills us in on the event highlights.
  • ENCORE: Storage Wars | SEGMENT 1 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Storage Wars star, Barry Weiss fills us in on his famous and dangerous lead-sled; a purple Frank DeRosa custom 1951 called "King of Mercs." Plus, calling all Earnhardt Jr. fans! We discuss his recent Daytona win and inaugural tweet.
  • ENCORE: Barn Finds | SEGMENT 4 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Barry Weiss gives us the build details of his epic Dustbin Fairing on a 750 Moto Guzzi designed by Evan Wilcox. Then we switch gears to Barry's recent barn find; a 1937 Lincoln Zephyr.
  • ENCORE: Growing Up With Barry | SEGMENT 5 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Picture this: it's 1967-the summer of love. That's when Barry Weiss' father bribed him to stay in class with a '67 TR6 Triumph ready to desert race. Find out more.
  • ENCORE: Goodbye Harold Ramis | SEGMENT 2 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 5 min
    We remember Harold Ramis; stories actor, producer, and writer of films like Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day and Caddyshack. Then Barry "The Collector" Weiss shares stories of his early racing days on dirt bikes.
  • ENCORE: Barry'd Treasure | SEGMENT 6 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 7 min
    You heard it here first! Barry Weiss will be starting his own, brand new TV show to debut on March 18th called, "Barry'd Treasure."
  • ENCORE: Wild Man | SEGMENT 3 | #75

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Where did Storage Wars star Barry Weiss get his first taste for all things automotive? We dig into Barry's motocross racing roots.
  • ENCORE: Barry Weiss | FULL SHOW | #75

    Jul 5, 2014 | 43 min
    Happy 4th of July! We hope that you are out having a blast this Independence Day. Enjoy this encore airing where we sit down with Storage Wars star Barry Weiss to find out more about his love for all things automotive. We cover his recent barn finds, all new TV program "Barry'd Treasure," and his start in motocross racing. Segment 1: Storage Wars and Daytona Storage Wars star, Barry Weiss fills us in on his famous and dangerous lead-sled; a purple Frank DeRosa custom 1951 called "King of Mercs." Plus, calling all Earnhardt Jr. fans! We discuss his recent Daytona win and inaugural tweet. Segment 2: Goodbye Harold Ramis We remember Harold Ramis; stories actor, producer, and writer of films lik...
  • All Things Hotchkis | FULL SHOW | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 43 min
    John Hotchkis phones in for this all new episode of Street Rod & Custom Radio. We learn about his new North Carolina shop, upcoming projects, Hotchkis Autocross Series, and Hot Rod Power Tour trip. Segment 1: Upcoming Events What was it like to roll up to the SO-CAL Speed Shop Open House with rock star, Michael Anthony? Brad shares his experience. Plus, find out what events around the bend. Segment 2: LA Roadster Show They pulled out all of the stops for the 50th anniversary of the LA Roadster Show. In case you missed it in person, Pete gives details of the special exhibits, exclusive dinners and his favorite roadsters. Plus, we learn about the Art of the Car Concours in Kansas City. Segment...
  • A Family Race Car | SEGMENT 5 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 8 min
    The Hotchkis family has raced their Porsche 962 since '86. This storied and immaculate privateer race car will be auctioned at the upcoming RM Auction in August. John Hotchkis shares the details.
  • Hot Rod Power Tour | SEGMENT 4 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 8 min
    Not just a distribution hub, the new Hotchkis facility in North Carolina will also serve as a place to fabricate upcoming projects. We find out about the new shop, Hot Rod Power Tour, and define what the tern "hot rod" means to us.
  • Upcoming Events | SEGMENT 1 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 6 min
    What was it like to roll up to the SO-CAL Speed Shop Open House with rock star, Michael Anthony? Brad shares his experience. Plus, find out what events around the bend.
  • Hotchkis Performance | SEGMENT 3 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 8 min
    Hotchkis Performance has quickly risen in notoriety in recent years largely due to their premium suspension components. John Hotchkis himself is on the line, and we delve into his new facility in Mooresville, NC.
  • LA Roadster Show | SEGMENT 2 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 7 min
    They pulled out all of the stops for the 50th anniversary of the LA Roadster Show. In case you missed it in person, Pete gives details of the special exhibits, exclusive dinners and his favorite roadsters. Plus, we learn about the Art of the Car Concours in Kansas City.
  • Our New Favorite Sport! | SEGMENT 6 | #74

    Jul 2, 2014 | 7 min
    Autocross events have us cheering, and the Hotchkis Autocross Series has everything from Ford C10 pickups to old Corvettes and Lincoln Continentals. As John says, it's "run what you brung." Find out why this sport has us hooked!
  • Ringbrothers | FULL SHOW | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 43 min
    From collision repair to custom parts manufacturing to show-stopping customs, the Ringbrothers have built a following from their small town of Spring Green, Wisconsin. We find out how they got their start, discuss notable builds, and get a sneak preview of what's to come for SEMA 2014. Segment 1: Event Recap Father's day marks is a popular weekend for car shows from coast to coast. Brad recaps the LA Roadster Show, So-Cal Speed Shop Open House, and Rodeo Concours. Segment 2: Barrett-Jackson Cup The 2014 Barrett-Jackson Cup will be a concours style show during this year's Hot August Nights event in Reno. It's all about fit and finish. Will the Ringbrothers bust out a show-stopping ride? Find ...
  • Spring Green, WI | SEGMENT 3 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 8 min
    Hot rod trends don't only happen on the west coast. We're speaking with the Ring brothers, two of the hobby's leading builders and parts manufacturers. Mike and Jim share how they made the transition from collision repair to custom fabrication.
  • Pushing the Envelope | SEGMENT 5 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 7 min
    The Ringbrother's '71 Pantera called "Adrenaline" pushed the design envelope at last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas. We discuss the choice to put an LS4 engine into the iconic Pantera.
  • Design Choices | SEGMENT 4 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 9 min
    The '67 Ford Mustang dubbed the "Reactor" was a standout build for the Ringbrothers. Mike and Jim discuss the finer points of their restoration style that emphasizes a beautiful engine and tasteful lines.
  • Event Recap | SEGMENT 1 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 7 min
    Father's day marks is a popular weekend for car shows from coast to coast. Brad recaps the LA Roadster Show, So-Cal Speed Shop Open House, and Rodeo Concours.
  • Barrett-Jackson Cup | SEGMENT 2 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 6 min
    The 2014 Barrett-Jackson Cup will be a concours style show during this year's Hot August Nights event in Reno. It's all about fit and finish. Will the Ringbrothers bust out a show-stopping ride? Find out from Mike and Jim themselves!
  • Future Projects | SEGMENT 6 | #73

    Jun 23, 2014 | 7 min
    What's new in the Rongbrother's shop? Mike and Jim Ring give details on several projects including The Happier Camper, and wide bodied Mustang Fastback. Also, find out about their exclusive e-body hinge.
  • SO-CAL Open House | FULL SHOW | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 42 min
    If you haven't attended the annual SO-CAL Speed Shop Open House, you haven't lived. A who's who of auto icons joins us for this exclusive on-location broadcast. Segment 1: Rockstars and Roadsters 5,000 of Pete's closest friends are celebrating at SO-CAL Speed Shop's Open House. Michael Anthony of Chickenfoot shares why he's always excited to drive his Fire Roadster. Segment 2: Pacifica Econoline Gene Winfield rolled up to the Open House in his '62 "Pacifica" Ford Econoline. Gene sounds off on his favorite cars at the event and latest projects. Segment 3: Artistic Touch Steve Stanford has been illustrating dream cars for many years. Steve fills us in on his unique "old school" style, and upco...
  • Artistic Touch | SEGMENT 3 | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 7 min
    Steve Stanford has been illustrating dream cars for many years. Steve fills us in on his unique "old school" style, and upcoming exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum.
  • Top Fuel Favorites | SEGMENT 4 | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 7 min
    When a top fuel car fires, you can't help but grin. This year five cars will be bringing the thunder at SO-CAL's open house including the epic "Groundshaker" by Glen Way.
  • Hot Rod Love | SEGMENT 5 | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 9 min
    From New Zealand to Germany, the hot rod hobby is celebrated globally. Brad and Pete offer a behind-the-scenes perspective on an event rooted in a love for cars.
  • Rockstars and Roadsters | SEGMENT 1 | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 6 min
    5,000 of Pete's closest friends are celebrating at SO-CAL Speed Shop's Open House. Michael Anthony of Chickenfoot shares why he's always excited to drive his Fire Roadster.
  • Pacifica Econoline | SEGMENT 2 | #72

    Jun 17, 2014 | 7 min
    Gene Winfield rolled up to the Open House in his '62 "Pacifica" Ford Econoline. Gene sounds off on his favorite cars at the event and latest projects.
  • Ultimate Street Car Series | FULL SHOW | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 43 min
    If you have a performance street car and pension for going fast, the Ultimate Street Car Series here to satiate your adrenaline craving! Jimmy Day fills us in on the events, classes, and safety regulations for this epic race series. Segment 1: Car Show Recap Did you miss last week's episode? Brad and Pete recap Hot August Nights Spring Revival in downtown Reno. Plus, find out what to look forward to at the Barrett-Jackson Cup. Segment 2: So-Cal Open House The So-Cal Speed Shop Open House has grown to over 600 cars! Pete Chapouris fills us in on some of the auto icons that will be in attendance including Don Prudhomme, Michael Anthony, Jimmy Shine, and more. WOW! Segment 3: Pro-Touring Shift ...
  • Safe Drivers | SEGMENT 6 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 7 min
    If you're bringing your street car to the track, you'd better be safe! USCA's Jimmy Day explains how they maintain an iconic experience while paving the way from performance driving safety.
  • Burning Rubber | SEGMENT 4 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 8 min
    If you're ready to take a thrilling ride through the cones and burn some rubber, you won't want to miss this segment! Jimmy Day explains how the Ultimate Street Car Association got its start.
  • Get Out and Drive | SEGMENT 5 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 9 min
    From Mustangs to BMW's, part of the excitement of the Ultimate Street Car Series is the diversity. More than six decades of vehicles are represented in the five segment event. Jimmy Day explains how the race classes and groups are separated.
  • Car Show Recap | SEGMENT 1 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 7 min
    Did you miss last week's episode? Brad and Pete recap Hot August Nights Spring Revival in downtown Reno. Plus, find out what to look forward to at the Barrett-Jackson Cup.
  • Pro-Touring Shift | SEGMENT 3 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 8 min
    As spring changes to summer, cars are coming out of the garage and cruising the streets. Jimmy Day discusses the shift from restomods and to pro-touring.
  • So-Cal Open House | SEGMENT 2 | #71

    Jun 11, 2014 | 6 min
    The So-Cal Speed Shop Open House has grown to over 600 cars! Pete Chapouris fills us in on some of the auto icons that will be in attendance including Don Prudhomme, Michael Anthony, Jimmy Shine, and more. WOW!
  • Car Trends | SEGMENT 2 | #70

    Jun 5, 2014 | 7 min
    The stars are the cars during the Hot August Nights Spring Revival! Brad, Pete, and Aaron Hagar sound off on the auto trends they're seeing at this year's event. Also, Aaron shares what he would like to work on for his next project car.