V8 Radio Mike Clarke GTO


On this episode, our guest it Mike Clarke, a longtime supporter of the V8 Forum and unofficial "Superfan" of V8TV.   Mike's been working on a 1967 Pontiac GTO for a while, and we decided to get the update on the project and to be able to spend some time with our buddy Mike.  

Click to visit the V8 Forum, where Mike posts Cool Song Friday among others... 

 

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V8 Radio Hot Rod Power Tour


On this episode, Kelle and Kevin chat about the 2015 Hot Rod Power Tour rolling right past the V8 Speed & Resto Shop on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.    They also share insights about what to do to prepare for a big road trip with an old car and how to have a successful, fun, and safe trip!

>>CLICK HERE for the V8 Road Trip Checklist mentioned in the podcast!

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This week, our buddy Brian Stupski of Problem Child Kustoms joins again as we discuss various topics growing out of the recent Detroit Autorama, ranging from thoughts on high-dollar cars, the role of technology as applied to custom car design and construction, and his involvement with the 1965 Dodge "Dart SL" built by Big Oak Garage which landed a spot in the Great 8.      Oh yeah, and a little about wild kustoms of the past, a new take on the toilet seat car, and a comparison of 1969 Camaros to classic rock albums.    

 

Click here to watch the fabulous documentary on the Dark Side Of The Moon mentioned in the episode.

Click here for the photo gallery from the Detroit Autorama. 

 

Colin Comer<b> V8 Radio </b>Interview


In this episode, we chat with author Colin Comer about his latest book, Shelby Mustang Fifty Years, recorded live at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Chicago.  

 

From the original Shelby Mustang GT350 to today's 1,000 horsepower GT500, Carroll Shelby, Shelby American, and the Ford Motor Company have defined high-performance with their Shelby Mustangs. Shelby built his Mustangs from 1965 until 1970, at a time when it seemed that the muscle car was a dying breed. Then an odd thing happened: people began to realize the classic nature of the car almost as soon as Shelby stopped building them. After a much-too-long hiatus, in 2006 Carroll Shelby was back with Ford and production of new Shelby Mustangs began for the first time in 36 years. Today, Shelby Mustangs of all eras remain at the top of almost every gearhead's list and with good reason-they are America's premier do-it-all pony car.

Shelby Mustang Fifty Years is a celebration of these magnificent machines and covers every iteration from the raw 1965 GT350s to today's Shelby 1000 monster and the men that made it all happen. Created in cooperation with the Carroll Hall Shelby Trust and officially licensed by Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc., Shelby Mustang Fifty Years is lavishly illustrated with rare, historic photography and modern color images to chronicle the story of these amazing cars, from the initial collaboration with Ford to today's record-setting high-tech muscle cars.

The foreword and tribute to Carroll Shelby by the "Father of the Mustang" Lee Iacocca rounds out this love note to America's premier performance car. No Mustang fan will want to miss it.

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V8 Radio Problem Child Kustoms Interview


On this episode, we hang with Brian Stupski, the artist behind Problem Child Kustoms and Studio PCK hot rod design.   The episode starts off innocently enough, discussing car design renderings, big shows like SEMA, and building cars... then takes a fowl turn into custom van weirdness.   At any rate, Brian is a good friend of ours and a tremendous designer, and we're lucky to be able to spend some time with him... no matter how weird things get.   Check out some of his work below, and more at http://www.problemchildkustoms.com.   Oh yeah, and that is my old van in the pics below... 

V8 Radio's hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke cover the classic car scene from a regular car guy perspective. Topics include cool car events, goings on in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop and V8TV, and the state of their own classic car projects. Throw in a couple trivia questions and lots of unplanned banter, and you have a fun laid-back show that makes a perfect companion to your own garage adventures.

 

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In this episode, we share the entire interview with Stan Antlocer, former driver and owner of the "World's Fastest Pontiac Tempest".    We featured Stan and the Tempest in a Muscle Car Of The Week video, but this V8 Radio podcast contains all the stories from the full interview.    To say Stan has been around the block a few times is an understatement... we're fortunate he shared some of his stories with us.  

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