V8 Radio:  Paying Attention To Details, Listener Shout-Outs, V8 Speed & Resto Projects, Trivia, and More!

 

Paying attention to the small stuff makes for better big stuff.

 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike “Q-Ball” Clarke and Kevin Oeste Start off the show with and overselling adjective, and follow it up with a 1-2 punch of spellbinding automotive trivia questions. Then, Some gracious shoutouts to Loyal listeners, followed by a recap of some projects in the V8 Speed And Resto shop. They also chat about importance of paying attention as car projects move from one phase to another to make sure the final outcome exceeds expectations. You'll have all of this and much more on this episode of V8 Radio! 
 
 

 

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V8 Radio:  Valuing The Experience, Movie Cars, Auction Recaps, Trivia, And More!

 

V8 Radio:  Valuing The Experience, Movie Cars, Auction Recaps, Trivia, And More!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike “Q-Ball” Clarke and Kevin Oeste reflect on the recent Mecum Auction and some of the amazing bids placed on cars, and ask if one can place a dollar value on the experiences had with cars.   They also cover some thoughts on car movies and movie cars, as the V8 team plans the 5th Anniversary Drive-In Cruise event later this year.   Of course, they bounce a few automotive trivia questions around and kick the show off with an over-selling adjective.   You’ll find all this and more on the latest V8 Radio!
 

 

 

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V8 Radio: Top 5 Cars We'd Keep For Free, 2018 Wrap Up, 2X The Trivia, More!

 

V8 Radio: Top 5 Cars We'd Keep For Free, 2018 Wrap Up, 2X The Trivia, More!

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the events of 2018 for a bit, but entertain the idea that certina cars are interesting, but maybe not interesting enough to purchase. This morphed into a list of top five cars each of our hosts would keep if they were given to them for free. You might be surprised choices!  Also, you will find twice the trivia on this episode!  Mike and Kevin realized that listeners were short-changed on our previous episode, so they doubled-down on this one!  

 

V8 Radio: Live.. Well, Recorded Live, Anyway, From The 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis!

 

V8 Radio: V8 Radio: Live.. Well, Recorded Live, Anyway, From The 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis!

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste are joined by fellow V8 Speed & Resto Shop team member Rod Euchner on-stage at the 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis.  They cover many cool moments from the PRI Show, including some of the V8TV panel discussions like the Bonneville session, the Legends of NMCA, Engine Builders, and more.   The JE Pistons Masters of Motors competition and Drag Week were also discussed, along with the Featured Products Showcase and what it means to have a "PRI Moment!"   It was a great event, and we hope you dig the V8 Radio Recap!

 

 

 

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V8 Radio: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Recap, PRI Preview, Trivia, and More!

 

V8 Radio: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Recap, PRI Preview, Trivia, and More!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, we recap our experiences at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals and all the cool cars and people in attendance.    We also preview our V8TV PRI Stage at the 2018 PRI Show in Indianapolis and the 7 round tables and seminars we're hosting.   It's going to be a busy event!   Mike and Kevin take a sight detour discussing the GM plants closing, and of course, there's automotive trivia, so you're bound to find something interesting in this episode of V8 Radio!   

 

 

 
 

 

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V8 Radio: SEMA Reveal V8TV Live Coverage Preview, What-If Cars, Trivia, and Much More!

 

V8 Radio: Mike Survives the SEMA Show, MCACN After Hours Live! Preview, Trivia, and MORE!

 

Our esteemed Co-Host Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke has survived his first SEMA Show!    We discuss all aspects of SEMA and his experiences at the show in this episode of V8 Radio.   We also chat about a very special SEMA appearance by our friend Gene Winfield, a 91 year old kustomizer who just made it back from Finland with a brand new hip!   Amazing.  Then, we plug the upcoming Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals After Hours Live! stream from the 2018 MCACN show in Chicago on November 17... you going to watch?   http://www.v8tvshow.com/mcacnlive  Plus, Mike gets his own trivia question wrong... go figure.    

 

 
 

 

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V8 Radio: SEMA Reveal V8TV Live Coverage Preview, What-If Cars, Trivia, and Much More!

 

V8 Radio: SEMA Reveal V8TV Live Coverage Preview, What-If Cars, Trivia, and Much More!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the upcoming LIVE V8TV coverage of the 2018 SEMA Reveal kicking off the SEMA Show in Las Vegas!  It's going to be an exciting broadcast airing Monday night, October 29 at 5:00 PST and simul-streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube.   Watch the stream on V8TVs pages, OPGI's Facebook page, Edge TV's page, the Optima Batteries page, or any number of other shared streams.   They also chat about doing a frame-off restoration without painting the car like friend of the show Ryan Weaver and his 1970 Olds 442.   Of course, there is trivia.. and even more trivia on this episode, previews of the MCACN After Hours Live! and PRI / V8TV stage events, some cool concept "what-if" cars, and much more!

 
 

 

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V8 Radio: New Parts Can Fail, PRI 2018 Preview, Legalities of Tuning,  Trivia, and More!

 

V8 Radio: New Parts Can Fail, PRI 2018 Preview, Legalities of Tuning, Trivia, and More!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke spends time behind the wheel of his '67 GTO!   It still has no engine installed, but you can't blame a guy for getting behind the wheel in the garage in anticipation of the new engine.   Mike and Kevin Oeste chat about how even brand-new parts can fail, and you have to be alert all the time when working on engines.   And during the V8TV PRI Live Stage preview, they cover the ever-present challenge faced by modern electronic tuner companies and the legalities of modifying new cars.  This, automotive trivia questions, and much more!     Learn more - http://www.v8tvshow.com/PRI
 

 

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V8 Radio: Solving Problems When There Is No Manual, Trivia, And More!

 

V8 Radio: Solving Problems When There Is No Manual, Trivia, And More!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste dive into a behind-the-scenes scenario regarding an unusual error faced by the V8 Speed & Resto Shop Crew on a project that’s nearly complete… but not quite yet.    The car is the sweet 1969 Camaro heavily modified with a Detroit Speed suspension system, Baer Brakes, Forgeline Wheels, Vintage Air, C&R Radiator, Currie rear axle, Hydratech brake booster, sticky Toyo tires, and more.    The big recent upgrade comes in the form of a 700+ horsepower GM LT-4 supercharged V8, and so far, it’s been a heck of a ride.   However… the calibration in the ECM is doing a few funky things during the accelerating upshifting process.    We’re working with GM on a solution, but sometimes you have to work around quirks when you build custom cars.     Later, it’s an update on the ’67 Pontiac GTO restoration project as it enters the paint stage of the process, which leads to a cool paint discussion including how certain Hellcat Challengers had thin paint from the factory!  This, automotive trivia questions, a nod to NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz, and news on an upcoming V8TV production at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis!   Whew, that’s a big episode of V8 Radio!  
 

 

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V8 Radio: Learning From Neil Peart of Rush and Michael Jordan, Shelby Series 1, Electric Hot Rods, Trivia, And More!

 

V8 Radio: Learning From Neil Peart of Rush and Michael Jordan, Shelby Series 1, Electric Hot Rods, Trivia, And More!

 

In this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste veer off the beaten path in many ways.   From the standard overselling adjective to a discussion of the Shelby Series 1, Tesla powered Hot Rods, and on to learning from Rush drummer Neil Peart and basketball legend Michael Jordan, this episode digs into what it takes to be the best you can possibly be.    Plus, we reveal a bit about a new live show we're producing from the 2018 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals!  Different from a car show, but  a worthy topic for sure.     Of course, there’s automotive trivia, a few laughs, and more… all on V8 Radio!    *Note… this one used a lower-quality sound recording technology, so it does not sound as good as the typical V8 Radio episode.   Our apologies.   
 

 

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V8 Radio Mike's GTO Updates, SEMA Show, Drive In Cruise, More!

 

V8 Radio: Mike's GTO Engine Update, SEMA, V8TV Drive In Cruise Event, Behind The Scenes at V8TVshow.com, MORE!

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, get ready for an update on Mike's 1967 Pontiac GTO engine build!  We know, right?  It's coming together piece by piece.   Mike is also going to be attending the SEMA show for his first time this year!   Then, Mike and Kevin recap the 4th annual V8TV Drive In Cruise event, where a huge car show meets the Drive In!   This year, the featured film was Cannonball Run, and nearly 400 cars were in attendance.   Too cool.   Mike and Kevin also chat about some of the inner workings of the V8TVshow.com photo galleries and how that whole process works.    Of course, there's some automotive trivia and a few laughs, and you've got the latest V8 Radio!

 

 

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V8 Radio SEMA Gala

 

V8 Radio: SEMA Gala, Dave McClelland, The Petersen Automotive Museum Vault Tour, and MORE!

It's been a busy summer, and on this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about Kevin's recent experience co-hosting the 2018 SEMA Gala with Jessi Combs and what that experience meant to him.   After, they chat about being a true pro and how motorsports announcer Dave McClelland is the Master, and has also been a great mentor and friend to Kevin.   Then it's off to a visit to the Petersen Automotive Museum for the famous Vault Tour with Kevin's friend Chris Vopat.   It's a huge show but it goes by fast!   Check it out!  

 

 

 

 

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V8 Radio Summer Events

 

Summertime Car Events, Trivia, And More!

Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the Street Machine Nationals and other summertime car events on this episode of V8 Radio!   There's also automotive trivia and some other tech tips, so there's bound to be something for everyone on this show.  

 

 

 

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V8 Radio GTO Updates

 

Mike's GTO is Making Progress, and Mike & Kevin Celebrate 2 Years of V8 Radio! 

Mike Clarke's 1967 Pontiac GTO engine is making progress, and Mike brings us the update on this episode.   Mike and Kevin also chat about the Optmist Club Car Show that Kevin runs, as well as a tech tidbit on running the right steering pump with a hydraulic brake booster.   They have all this plus a trivia question AND a 2 year anniversary!   It can't get much better than V8 Radio!    

 

 

 

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